—Illustrations by Dave Plunkert
—Portraits by Jeff Nelson
The Science Behind Heroism
Dissecting why some people run toward danger—instead of away from it.
The Chinese zodiac calendar designates 2015 as the Year of the Sheep, but we take issue with that characterization of timidity. We like to think of 2015 as the Year of the Hero. And not because...
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Women are always on the hunt for ways to make their lives easier. Yet even the most innovative companies seem to forget about women’s needs while developing new products. (Remember: Apple took nearly a year to include a reproductive health tracker in HealthKit.) Thankfully, however, some...
November 17 2015, 10:42 AM
—Photo by Tylor Belshe
More than 37,000 active duty military personnel live in Colorado. We also boast a veteran population of more than 413,000. That means close to 10 percent of the Centennial State’s 5.3 million residents have served or are serving. Yet, too often, civilians’ only association with this population is...
November 17 2015, 9:50 AM
—Photos by Matt Nager
After courtroom 201 shut down and the reporters left, after the questions had been asked of witnesses and the tears shed, George Brauchler would return to his home and attempt to make sense of what seemed to be a senseless situation. He’d kiss his wife. He’d eat dinner with his family. He’d read...
Welcome to the classic gift-buying game called the Mile High City holiday season. Trying to find the right places to spend your banknotes can be an intimidating pursuit. But don’t just roll the dice: Navigate the board below and discover the shops (plus how much you should expect to spend at each)...
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Find the Perfect Gift...
7 Gifts Under $25
4 Local Greeting-Card Makers We Love
8 Presents Between $33–$85
4 Meaningful Group-Gifting Options
8 Grand Gesture Gifts $119.99 and Up
Gift-Giving Etiquette Tips From the Expert
Year-Round Deals on Big-...
Does this look familiar?
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You’ve probably been getting ready for winter for a while now. Your snowboard’s waxed, you’ve invested in that mountain condo rental, and your new jacket is begging to be worn. All you need now is the snow.
But what about your car?
As much as Coloradans depend on their vehicles to get...
November 16 2015, 1:57 PM
—Image courtesy of CodeBaby
Colorado’s online health-care exchange makes buying insurance convenient—but not necessarily easier. For that, Connect for Health Colorado tapped CodeBaby. The Colorado Springs startup develops online avatars that guide consumers around websites. But this is no generic body; CodeBaby tailors...