"Add It Up"
The Globe and Mail, June 27, 2014

"Beautiful Mistakes"
Literary Review of Canada, March, 2013

"You Must Remember This"
The Globe and Mail, March 19, 2011

"The Math Book of Love"
The Globe and Mail, April 16, 2010

"The Burgess Shale: Evolution's Big Bang"
Smithsonian, August 2009

"Number Nerds Get Pi-eyed for the Raddest Ratio"
The Globe and Mail, March 14, 2009

"It Will Take More Than a Wolf to Blow One House Down"
The New York Times, July 3, 2007

"The Cubic Connection"
The Walrus, April 2007

"Barcoding Life"
Canadian Geographic, March/April 2007

"A Hands-On Approach to Studying the Brain, Even Einstein's"
The New York Times, November 14, 2006

"The Man Who Saved Geometry"
The Boston Globe, September 10, 2006

"An Equation for Controversy"
The Globe and Mail, August 26, 2006

"The Analogical Scientist"
The Toronto Star, July 30, 2006

"Infinite Jest (at the 2006 Gathering for Gardner)"
SEED, June 16, 2006

"Do the Math"
The Walrus, November 2005

"The Free Will Theorem"
The Globe and Mail, March 19, 2005

"The Cosmic Geometer"
The Walrus, February/March,  2004

"Strength in Numbers at Mathcamp"
The Globe and Mail, August 16, 2003

"Into the Hot Zone"
Canadian Geographic, September/October 2002

"Broken Records"
Saturday Night, November 2000