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  • MFF 2015: 'Sailing a Sinking Sea'

    MFF 2015: 'Sailing a Sinking Sea'
    When you hear “nomad,” you probably think about tribes living on horseback, or maybe migrating via camel or wagon. You probably don’t imagine a people who more or less live on boats. But the Moken sail around the coasts of Thailand and Burma in canoes and motorized launches, basing not only their livelihoods on the ocean, but also their identity, their myths, their very understanding of the universe. Olivia Wyatt’s hourlong documentary captures a rich, but limited, view into their world.
  • The Oyster Counters: On the water with the scientists on Maryland's 75th annual Chesapeake Bay oyster survey

    The Oyster Counters: On the water with the scientists on Maryland's 75th annual Chesapeake Bay oyster survey
    It’s dark outside, and the pre-dawn Monday morning traffic in Baltimore’s Harbor Tunnel is light. I just made a mad dash out of bed, into my truck, and to the ATM and gas station, thinking I’d overslept to make a timely 7 a.m. arrival...

    Baltimore's narcotic history dates back to the 19th-century shipping-driven boom, quietly aided by bringing Turkish opium to China

    Baltimore's narcotic history dates back to the 19th-century shipping-driven boom, quietly aided by bringing Turkish opium to China
    With its longstanding reputation as a high-volume heroin town, Baltimore’s modern black-market economy is openly opiated, driving sizeable budgets for maintaining the criminal-justice apparatus to combat it. Far less appreciated, and only opaquely...

    TrawlerFesting

    Like many a field trip, this one started with the phrase, “well, there’s a coupon,” this one for something called TrawlerFest, to be held down at the Inner Harbor on a late September weekend. I’m pretty much game for anything...

    Getting Around

    Getting Around
    Baltimore still lags behind civilization in lacking an integrated, comprehensive mass transit system. Decades of general stupidity have left the city with a mishmash of buses and trains, and the need for carless folks to learn a lot of science in order to...