The Delaware River’s East Branch, meandering through New York’s Catskills region, is famous for fly fishing. So, when Gad Soffer—a passionate amateur fly fisherman—got the chance to purchase a pristine nine-acre parcel there, he and his wife, Katie Donnelly, leapt for it.
The Stevens Institute of Technology, a private university based in Hoboken, New Jersey, won the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)’s 2015 Solar Decathlon Saturday—taking an unprecedented first place in seven of the 10 competition categories.
The energy-drink company Red Bull (RB) tends to engage the public in unconventional ways. As it plunges into adventurous youth culture—extreme sports, high-risk aviation feats, edgy art and music—it’s never just paying to affix its logo to a Formula 1 racecar or a radical skydive.