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Firefighting Is For Girls

Most girls don't dream of becoming firefighters when they grow up. Clare Burley wants to change that.

Most girls don’t dream of becoming firefighters when they grow up. Clare Burley wants to change that.

Ellen McCarthy, Iron Lady

Two years ago she'd never done a triathlon. Now she's headed for her third Ironman competition.

Two years ago she’d never done a triathlon. Now she’s headed for her third Ironman competition.

FanGraphs Knows Baseball Stats

David Appelman wanted to win his fantasy baseball league. So he created a company that could help him do it.

Once David Appelman’s baseball obsession was a hobby. Now it’s a full-time vocation.

Briana Scurry Talks Concussions

The Olympian and Women's World Cup champion on the brain injury that ended her goalkeeping career. And kickstarted her role as advocate.

The Olympian and Women’s World Cup champion on the brain injury that ended her goalkeeping career. And kickstarted her role as advocate.

Operation Binge-Watch

For years, I mostly swore off television. Then I encountered a series with a plotline that hit close to home.

For years, I mostly swore off television. Then I encountered a series with a plotline that hit close to home.

Behind the Bar at True Food Kitchen

Mixologist Judy Elahi shares tricks of the trade, drinks that should be outlawed and the song she can't get out of her head.

Mixologist Judy Elahi shares tricks of the trade, drinks that should be outlawed and the song she can’t get out of her head.

A Beauty Queen at 52

Marta Bota entered her first beauty pageant when most folks are getting their AARP cards. Now she's heading to the national stage.

Marta Bota entered her first beauty pageant when most folks are getting their AARP cards. Now she’s heading to the national stage.