A turtles-eye view of the National Aquarium
The National Aquarium in Baltimore has opened the new Blacktip Reef exhibit—a painstakingly recreated coral reef habitat that is home to hundreds of fish, as well as the Aquarium’s three-flippered sea turtle, Calypso. Later in the summer, blacktip reef sharks will also be added to the reef.
Long exposures, 150 years in the making
In Gettysburg, Pa., Rob Gibson keeps a photographic tradition alive by using period accurate equipment and chemicals to make special portraits--wet-plate collodion photographs--of Civil War reenactors. The process is the same that famed Civil War era photographers such as Matthew Brady used, and requires subjects to sit perfectly still for up to 15 seconds for a portrait.
‘Rugby, to me, is life’
At Perry Street Prep Public Charter School in NE D.C., head rugby coach Tal Bayer serves as a guiding force for the inner-city students on his team
Where there’s a will, there’s Wale
D.C. pop star Wale reflects on fame, the inspiration for his new album “The Gifted,” his future, and what it means to be a rapper from the District.
On Leadership: The decision to become a doctor
Lynne Meryl Mofenson, who leads the AIDS branch at the National Institutes of Health and who has done pioneering work in pediatric and maternal AIDS research, shares the story of how she decided to become a physician. She speaks to On Leadership editor Lillian Cunningham for this installent of our “Micro Management Stories” video series.
Bright spots during dark times in Moore, Oklahoma
For the Patteson family in Moore, Ok., small victories--like finding a lost wedding ring--mean everything. The tight-knit community has helped the Pattesons maintain composure as they search the debris of their home for any salvageable belongings.
Coping with loss in Moore, Oklahoma
Nine-year-old Lucas Patteson’s best friend died at Plaza Towers. He and his family survived, but their house was destroyed. Now they are trying to return to normal life following one of the worst tornadoes in American history.
On Leadership: Kah Walla on letting go of your fears
Kah Walla, a former presidential candidate in Cameroon, joins our “Micro Management Stories” video series. She speaks to On Leadership editor Lillian Cunningham about the lesson she learned from her kidnapping.
FEMA sweeps a creek in Moore,Oklahoma where one person is still unaccounted for.