Straight-up Passing

Restaurant kitchen culture is notoriously macho. A food writer reflects on the state of queer chefs in America.

Source: Jarry Mag
Published: Sept. 3, 2015
Length: 13 minutes (3416 words)
My Brother's Keeper
Guy-Ryan visits TROSA, a therapeutic community for addicts where her brother has admitted himself as a resident.
Source: The Verge
Published: Sept. 2, 2015
Length: 15 minutes (3773 words)
Light at the End of the Scalpel

Visually distinguishing cancer from non-cancer can be the most difficult part of brain surgery. Alex O'Brien writes about how scorpions, Amazon.com and the legacy of a dying girl are helping provide new tools.

Published: Sept. 1, 2015
Length: 15 minutes (3827 words)
Tomorrow's Generation

The African Leadership Academy—a two-year pre-university program in South Africa—aims to educate the continent's most promising young students. Highly competitive scholarships come with a catch: students must commit to staying and working in Africa after graduating from university. Reifenberg looks at the Academy's relationship with the University of Notre Dame, as well as its broad mission to create a generation of future leaders.

Published: July 6, 2015
Length: 14 minutes (3610 words)
Whale Watch

On the trail of an elusive marine mammal.

Author: Eric Wagner
Published: Sept. 2, 2015
Length: 17 minutes (4486 words)
Children of the Tribes

A harrowing investigation into child abuse masked as religious practice in the Twelve Tribes sect.

Published: Sept. 1, 2015
Length: 27 minutes (6840 words)
That Which Divides Us
A look at the history of racial and economic segregation in the city of Cincinnati.
Source: CityBeat
Published: Aug. 26, 2015
Length: 20 minutes (5183 words)
Welcome to Liberland

An attempt to build a libertarian paradise on a small plot of land between Serbia and Croatia, on the western bank of the Danube.

Published: Sept. 1, 2015
Length: 36 minutes (9167 words)
If You’re Lying About Being a Navy SEAL, This Man Will Catch You

Retired Navy SEAL Don Shipley became a YouTube sensation for busting people who falsely claimed to be Navy Seals. But Shipley does more than just bust phonies; he also runs a bootcamp for civilians who want a taste of SEAL training.

Published: Aug. 30, 2015
Length: 24 minutes (6230 words)
When Disaster Strikes, Museums Call In The A-Team

It's not quite as catchy as Ghostbusters, but when a museum or cultural institution is at risk the American Institute for Conservation Collections Emergency Response Team (also known as AIC-CERT) gets called. Andy Wright looks at what it takes to protect a museum's collection when disaster strikes.

Author: Andy Wright
Published: Aug. 26, 2015
Length: 8 minutes (2200 words)
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