Photo Essay

78 years and 134 world champions

Gleason’s Boxing Gym, Professional Training for the White Collar Worker

Gleason's Boxing Gym has been in operation for 78 years, first in the Bronx and now in DUMBO, and is a legend among boxers for producing countless world champions and staying strong as the sport itself declined from its golden years. We spoke to owner Bruce Silverglade about his legendary gym, and who uses it.

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Flight of the Hunter

Pulling 5 Gs at the Oris Ambri Fly-In

"I’ll say, ‘Eject, eject, eject’ only once and you pull that handle,” retired Swiss Air Force pilot Stefan Weber instructs me as he goes through his final pre-flight check. “Don’t ask me anything back or you’ll be talking to an empty seat.”

The Moog Returns

Building the World’s Premier Synthesizers

At the Moog Music factory, 20 employees make every iconic synthesizer by hand, the same way they've been making them for decades. In the world of digital, Moog remains steadfast in the value of analogue, and now they've announced plans to reinvest in the past.

Forty-year-old waves and memories

An Old Surfer’s Hawaii Heyday, in Film

In Hawaii during the late 1970s, after the last of the night’s parties and music and campfires had died down, Ballard Trent Edwards V would strap a massive longboard to the roof of his VW Fastback and drive to the beach.

Makes You Think All the World's a Sunny Day

A Look Back At 75 Years of Kodachrome

In 2010, the final roll of Kodachrome was developed by Dwayne's Photo, a lab in Parsons, Kansas. These 64 vintage photos pay tribute to the bygone film, used by pros and amateurs alike.

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A Walk Through Communal Countryside Villages

Time Traveling Through Myanmar

Will McGough is a man who takes the path less traveled. In this case, that means a reminder that time is relative in the countryside of Myanmar.

No Days Off

Labor and Life Aboard A Maine Lobster Boat

For the lobstermen who call Penobscot Bay home, there is no off-season, and unpredictable waters make their jobs difficult and dangerous throughout the year. We paid one boat a visit to see what goes into catching a Maine lobster.

Breaking Ice Across the Great Lakes

Of Ice and Men

Last winter, Great Lakes sailors suffered the worst ice navigation season in 30 years. Over 95 percent of Lake Superior was covered with blue ice, some of it 50 inches thick. We boarded a freighter for the last crossing of the season.

Blinded by the white

Photo Essay: Cat Boarding at Baldface Lodge

Baldface Lodge is the mecca for powder hounds with a passion for backcountry in its purest sense, boasting over 32,000 acres of unadulterated terrain and 500 inches of fresh throughout a typical season.