Behind the Scenes: The Making of GOOD 027
It's crunch time at GOOD HQ. We're just a few days away from closing GOOD 027, our migration issue. Executive editor Ann Friedman and editorial design director Dylan Lathrop have locked themselves in our editing cave to piece the pages together, while other editors are scurrying to finish their stories and help out as needed. Click through the slideshow for a peek into the madness.
A Team of South African Scientists May Have Just Bested Google in the Race for Cost Effective Solar Energy Researchers from Stellenbosch University are about to unveil a revolutionary model for affordable, transportable, concentrated solar power.
Installation Turns 70,000 Upcycled Plastic Bottles Into Illuminated Ocean A new installation in England turns trash into illuminated art—and shones a spotlight on our damaged oceans.
Starting Soon, 4th Graders (and Their Families) Can Get Free Admission to Every U.S. National Park for a Full Year President Obama’s “Every Kid in a Park” initiative makes it easier than ever to get up, get out, and enjoy nature.
How American Lives Have Changed Over the Last 100 Years What does it take to win at the game of life known as the American Dream?
Everyone Is Freaking Out Over This New Water-Saving Showerhead The Nebia is taking silicon valley by storm, but it’s just a tiny step on the way to real conservation.
New Jersey Dance Team Helps Teens Graduate How dancing might help you graduate high school in Camden, NJ.
A glance at the magazine page plan
Ann and Dylan working behind giant monitors
A summary of the mood
Dylan creating the contributors' page, which charts the migration path of every writer, illustrator, and photographer in the issue
An editing session ice cream boost
@lilianstrauss a GOOD life starts once you stop wishing (migrating in your mind) for a better one @MITM_NewJersey: "The good man is the man who, no matter how morally unworthy he has been, is moving to become better." - John Dewey
Roof break. Hello, Los Angeles. Now back to the grind.