Katherine Wells

Katherine Wells is a senior video producer at The Atlantic.

How to Cook Spaghetti Squash (and Why)

Cooking for yourself is one of the surest ways to eat well. Bestselling author Mark Bittman teaches James Hamblin the recipe that everyone is Googling.

The Health Benefits of Going Outside

As people spend more time indoors, ecotherapy is emerging as a way to help rebuild our relationships with nature—and improve mental and physical health.

Never Tell People How Old They Look

Age discrimination affects us all. Who cares about youth? James Hamblin turns to his colleague Jeffrey Goldberg for advice.

The Case for Napping at Work

Most Americans don't get enough sleep. More and more employers are trying to help address that.

How Long Do You Want to Live?

Dr. Zeke Emanuel recently announced that he will stop receiving life-prolonging medical care at age 75. James Hamblin tries to understand why. What is the meaning of life?

Let's Talk About Female Orgasms

It doesn't have to be awkward. James Hamblin and Dr. Lauren Streicher, author of Love Sex Again, discuss how to bring up sexual issues with your doctor, partner, and friends.

The Fire Lab

Inside the Missoula Fire Sciences Laboratory, where researchers use high-speed footage, fire whirl generators, and giant combustion chambers to reverse-engineer wildfires.

We Are Dead Stars

We live in an "Eden" powered by burning stars. But it won't always be this way.