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Top long-read picks:
The Race Against Time: marathon running and how the brain dictates physical limits
The Crowd Goes Wild: how the Internet is changing the fan-athlete dynamic
Global Impositioning Systems: is GPS technology actually harming our sense of direction?


Top quick-read picks:

Mind Over Matter: keeping a place for thought experiments in an empirical age
Hiking the Australian Desert Near Ayers Rock: what the title says
Stress Tested: do advanced recovery methods blunt the benefits of exercise?

New York Times:
"Road Tripping to Australia's 'Other' Great Reef," with slide show (Apr. 3, 2013)
"Mud, Leeches and Stunning Beauty in Tasmania," (Jan. 25, 2013)
"Skiing to a Remote Retreat in the Canadian Rockies," (Dec. 14, 2012)
"Far, Maybe Too Far, Into the Yukon," (Aug. 23, 2012)
"On Quebec Fur Traders' Trail, With a Paddle," (July 1, 2011)
"Everest without the crowds" with slide show (Apr. 8, 2011) Lowell Thomas Award
"In Papua New Guinea, Trek on a Trail of War" (Oct. 22, 2010)
"In Frodo's Footsteps" (New Zealand; July 29, 2010)
"Hiking the Australian Desert Near Ayers Rock" (Nov. 29, 2009)

Runner's World:
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The Walrus:
"The Race against Time: Pushing the limits of brain science could bring Canadian marathoners Olympic glory," (July-August 2012)
"Intelligence Deficit: What will happen when computers become smarter than people?" (April 2011)
"Faster, Higher, Sneakier" (January-February 2010) NMA nominee
"Mind Over Matter" (December 2009)
"Global Impositioning Systems" (November 2009) NMA nominee
"Biblio Tech" (October 2009)
"Perimeter's Heart" (Neil Turok profile, April 2009)
"ReCAPTCHA: The job you didn't even know you had" (March 2009)
"The People's Court" (September 2008)
"Breaking D-Wave" (September 2007) NMA nominee

Outside:
"Totally Wired: Using technology to power your fitness," (July 2013)
"Stress Tested," (April 2012)
"Exhaust Yourself," (August 2012)

Maisonneuve:
"The Crowd Goes Wild: The shrinking online distance between sports fans and their heroes," (Fall 2010) NMA nominee

Canadian Running:
"High Standards" (July/August 2008) NMA winner

Canadian Geographic:
"A Very Big Dig: How a giant hole will help Ontario's shift away from fossil fuels," (April 2012)
"Sailing The Superior Triangle," (May 2010)

Popular Mechanics:
"Is Recycling Worth It?" (December 2008)
"Solar Thermal May Make Sun-Powered Grid a Reality" (November 2008)
"The Next Atomic Age" (October 2006)

The Ottawa Citizen:
"Any Race, Every Weekend" (May 28, 2006) NNA winner