Tony Dokoupil

The Last Dive?

Funding for 
human expeditions 
to the 
watery depths appears 
to have run aground. 
As legendary explorer 
Sylvia Earle says goodbye to the ocean floor, are machines good enough to 
take her place?

Madman in Chief

Was Richard Nixon too normal? Abraham Lincoln exceptionally deranged? Why we should look for a little bit of crazy in our leaders.

Mad as Hell

The anger that fueled the Arab Spring is now boiling over in Europe. Could club-wielding protesters be in America's future, too?