> The Walking Tour
THE WALKING TOUR
A guide of unconventional places and ideas.
By Wayne Curtis
The Last Walk
Are cars turning human beings into quadrupeds? Or is there room for walking after all?
The Speed of Inspiration
In need of a burst of creativity? Go for a walk.
Take a Walk
How to overcome the argument that walking is too slow.
How walking in crowds makes us human.
Sitting it Out
Why can’t America get the sidewalk café right?
Where Have All the Fairies Gone?
They were run over by automobiles.
Step by Step
In defense of jaywalking.
Do we have a genetic preference for where we walk?
How one number became sacred in fitness circles.
How to make walking cool.
Learning from Las Vegas
Lessons in walkability from America’s least walkable city.
The Walking Dead
Texting while driving can kill you. Texting while walking will eat your brains and heart.
Going for a Stroll
How strollers and car seats train our kids to be passive, uninquisitive, and fat.
Steps, skyways, and other artifacts of bygone eras.
Step Backward, Step Forward
Walkers used to own the streets. Now they’re looking to reclaim expropriated property.
Pimp My Walk
Canes were the 22-inch rims of 19th century cruising culture.
Rats In A Maze
How walking shapes our minds. Maybe.
Information at the speed of foot.
Walk This Way
Throughout history we've engineered new steps, from the sensible to the ceremonial.
Is the tweet-length walk making us stupid?
In his cut-outs, it may seem like Matisse went from wild beast to tame decorator. But there's more to his dancers than meets the eye. By Morgan Meis
Jean-Paul Sartre turned down the Nobel Prize. Camus accepted it. As far as Existentialism is concerned, neither was wrong. By Stefany Anne Golberg
Mencken's anger at America was his trademark. But it was also – more than once – his undoing. An excerpt from An Infuriating American: The Incendiary Arts of H.L. Mencken By Hal Crowther
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