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Alexander Rose and his team have spent the last 20 years building a clock. Not just any clock, but a monumental 200-foot-high clock buried deep within a mountain. This clock will last for 10,000 years, and poses a question: What…Read More
Vern Glenn figured out way back in high school in Richmond, Virginia, that he was better at talking about sports than playing them. At 5’ 3”, he wasn’t going to be a star football player, but he dominated every sports…Read More
High on a craggy bluff overlooking the churning surf in La Jolla stands this weathered sea-green box, a proud, life-affirming icon dedicated to lifeguards everywhere, embossed with transcendent words and phrases that evoke the heart and soul of the brave…Read More