Pullman Porter and Family Patriarch
Working for Union Pacific Railroad for 38 years enabled Lee Wesley Gibson, now 100, to create his most cherished legacy -- his progeny. (LAT)
Johnnie Footman: NYC's 90-Year-Old Cabbie
Meet a taxi driver who's been swerving through Manhattan traffic for over 60 years. (MediaStorm)
Not Ready to Land
Octogenarian pilot Dick Padgett has spent most of his life in the air. (Eddie Adams Workshop)
The Tyler Project
Pontiac Fiero enthusiasts gather from throughout the U.S. to help restore the vintage car for a terminal teenage cancer patient.
How to Drive a Zamboni
Attention ice skaters! Please stop skating now and exit the rink ... A journalist is operating the Zamboni! (NYT)
A No-Pants Subway Ride
Stripping to your skivvies on public transit has become an annual event in 44 cities around the world. Follow one intrepid soul on his half-naked journey.(Time)
Danger Ahead
Virtually no laws mandate safety standards in U.S. highway work. Motorists and construction workers are dying as a result. (NYT)
Rising From the Wreckage
Pulled back from disaster, the determined U.S. auto industry enters a new age. Multimedia series looks in the rear-view mirror ... and at the rough road ahead. (Detroit Free Press)
The Classy Bikini Bicyclist
Scantily clad Richard Irby, wearing only a headband and Speedo, wins fans in Florida's state capital city of Tallahassee. (St. Petersburg Times)
Mission to the Moon
A 40th anniversary six-part assessment of Apollo 11's historic accomplishments, narrated by a science reporter who covered it. (NYT)