Latest from Ryan Bacic

World Happiness Report is out, with a surprising picture of global resilience

Even after a devastating 2020, life satisfaction remained pretty steady around the world. Looking at the bigger picture is key to resilience, and experts offer tips.
  • Mar 23, 2021

Ever want to jump into your screensaver? These are the destinations behind them.

As millions work from home, the stunning images are the closest we are going to get to traveling the world.
  • Nov 6, 2020

Quiz: How much do you know about climate change?

Climate change can feel confusing, and big, and scary. Trust us: We get it. With this first quiz, we’ll start with some of the basics. Can you pass Climate Change 101?
  • Nov 22, 2019

As D.C. United opens Audi Field, some of its best-known fans remain bitter about ticket policy

The atmosphere at United games has long been heightened by raucous supporters’ groups. But some will skip opening night at the club’s new stadium, feeling shut out after United entered an official partnership with one of the groups earlier this year.
  • Jul 11, 2018

LAFC got Bob Bradley, and everything else is falling in place in MLS debut season

The expansion team is in second place under the former U.S. national team and Swansea coach as it opens Banc of California Stadium this weekend.
  • Apr 26, 2018

In Los Angeles, it’s Zlatan’s Galaxy, and we’re just living in it

The Swedish star on his adjustment to MLS: “I look; I learn. And when that is done, I go for the kill."
  • Apr 13, 2018

They were top MLS draft picks. But when their soccer dreams changed, they walked away.

In another American pro sport, career switches by top recent draftees would be stunning. In MLS, they’re tradition.
  • Mar 3, 2018

Meet the tough professor who inspired Jonathan Nolan and John Mulaney

Georgetown’s John Glavin has a near cultlike following among his screenwriting students.
  • Dec 3, 2017

Mike Birbiglia started in improv. Everything since has gone according to plan.

The comedian and actor reflects on his career trajectory as he returns again to Washington
  • Oct 12, 2017