Joshua Foer

In addition to being the co-founder of the Atlas Obscura, Joshua Foer is the author of Moonwalking With Einstein: The Art and Science of Remembering Everything, which grew out of a story he wrote for Slate.

World Of Wonders
Feb. 25 2011 11:04 AMThe Island PeopleThe seventh hidden wonder of South America.
World Of Wonders
Feb. 17 2011 3:50 PMOn the Trail of a 40-Foot Anaconda The fifth hidden wonder of South America.
World Of Wonders
Feb. 8 2011 6:54 AMAn Everlasting Lightning StormThe third hidden wonder of South America.
World Of Wonders
Feb. 1 2011 1:33 PMThe World's Most Beautiful RiverThe first hidden wonder of South America.
Dispatches
June 6 2005 7:24 AMDon't Stand By MeSurviving a lightning strike.
Dispatches
March 16 2005 12:57 PMForget Me NotHow to win the U.S. memory championship.
Today's Papers
July 18 2004 6:15 AMPay Checked
Today's Papers
July 26 2003 6:32 AMLiberia Bound
Today's Papers
May 25 2003 6:12 AMAn Iran Plan
Other Magazines
Jan. 17 2003 12:10 PMWhat's new in Economist , etc.
Today's Papers
Jan. 5 2003 7:21 AMImproper Deportment
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Dec. 27 2002 11:24 AMWhat's new in Prospect, etc.
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Dec. 13 2002 12:06 PMWhat's new in the Economist, etc.
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Nov. 27 2002 12:21 PMWhat's new in the NYT Mag, etc.
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Nov. 15 2002 12:42 PMWhat's new in Wired, etc.
World Of Wonders
Feb. 22 2011 3:49 PMThe Last Incan Grass BridgeThe sixth hidden wonder of South America.
World Of Wonders
Feb. 14 2011 3:53 PMA Secret WaterfallThe fourth hidden wonder of South America.
World Of Wonders
Feb. 3 2011 7:08 AMA Death-Defying CommuteThe second hidden wonder of South America.
Science
April 27 2006 6:47 PMKaavya SyndromeThe accused Harvard plagiarist doesn't have a photographic memory. No one does.
Medical Examiner
May 10 2005 7:26 AMThe Adderall MeMy romance with ADHD meds.
Today's Papers
July 23 2004 6:24 AMCommission: Failure
Today's Papers
Aug. 9 2003 6:56 AMCalifornia Scheming
Today's Papers
June 8 2003 6:43 AMBench Clearing Brawl
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Jan. 24 2003 11:51 AMWhat's new in PC Gamer, etc.
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Jan. 10 2003 1:12 PMWhat's new in the Economist, etc.
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Jan. 6 2003 1:19 PMWhat's new in Foreign Policy, etc.
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Dec. 20 2002 12:10 PMWhat's new in the Economist.
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Dec. 6 2002 4:28 PMWhat's new in Esquire, etc.
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Nov. 22 2002 11:52 AMWhat's new in Vanity Fair, etc.
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Nov. 8 2002 12:41 PMWhat's new in the Economist, etc.

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  News & Politics
The World
Oct. 22 2014 6:30 PM The Tragedies That Have Shaped Canada's Gun Politics
  Business
Continuously Operating
Oct. 22 2014 2:38 PM Crack Open an Old One A highly unscientific evaluation of Germany’s oldest breweries.
  Life
Gentleman Scholar
Oct. 22 2014 5:54 PM May I Offer to Sharpen My Friends’ Knives? Or would that be rude?
  Double X
The XX Factor
Oct. 22 2014 4:27 PM Three Ways Your Text Messages Change After You Get Married
  Slate Plus
Tv Club
Oct. 22 2014 5:27 PM The Slate Walking Dead Podcast A spoiler-filled discussion of Episodes 1 and 2.
  Arts
Brow Beat
Oct. 22 2014 4:10 PM Skinny Mark Wahlberg Goes for an Oscar: The First Trailer for The Gambler
  Technology
Future Tense
Oct. 22 2014 5:33 PM One More Reason Not to Use PowerPoint: It’s The Gateway for a Serious Windows Vulnerability
  Health & Science
Wild Things
Oct. 22 2014 2:42 PM Orcas, Via Drone, for the First Time Ever
  Sports
Sports Nut
Oct. 20 2014 5:09 PM Keepaway, on Three. Ready—Break! On his record-breaking touchdown pass, Peyton Manning couldn’t even leave the celebration to chance.