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The Hunt for Life Beyond Earth

strobiologists, those who study the science of life beyond Earth, are examining the following question: "Are we alone?"
PUBLISHED: July 1, 2014
LENGTH: 18 minutes (4721 words)

TV's time of trouble (Fortune, 1951) - Fortune Features

Editor's note: Every Sunday, Fortune publishes a favorite story from our magazine archives. This week, we turn to an August 1951 feature on the concerning economic prospects of network…
PUBLISHED: April 7, 2013
LENGTH: 24 minutes (6137 words)

Best Business Longreads

Clockwise from left: Capital by John Lanchester, HSBC headquarters in London, and Bank of Israel governor Stanley Fischer. (AP (2)) The Way They Live Now Michael Lewis, The New York Review of Books
PUBLISHED: Feb. 17, 2013

Confessions of a Corporate Spy

When I strolled into a Talbots near closing time on a Wednesday night, I wasn't expecting Phipps Plaza in Atlanta's ritzy Buckhead neighborhood to be so dead. Perfect for me. Less so for the store…
PUBLISHED: Feb. 2, 2013
LENGTH: 1 minutes (466 words)

The federal budget: Have we a 'spending orgy'? (Fortune, 1934)

Editor's note: Every Sunday, Fortune publishes a favorite story from our magazine archives. This week, as congressional leaders and the Obama Administration continue with fiscal cliff…
PUBLISHED: Dec. 16, 2012
LENGTH: 21 minutes (5303 words)

The bloody patent battle over a healing machine

By Ken Otterbourg, contributor A negative-pressure wound-therapy device made by Kinetic Concepts Inc. FORTUNE -- A patent royalty is a beautiful thing. It is so much sweeter than found money because…
PUBLISHED: Oct. 30, 2012
LENGTH: 15 minutes (3947 words)

Zahia Dehar: the fashion muse at the centre of a very French scandal

Zahia Dehar on the catwalk in one of her creations at Paris fashion week in 2012. Photograph: Dominique Charriau/WireImage Despite her best efforts, Zahia Dehar is still best known in France as a…
PUBLISHED: Aug. 15, 2012
LENGTH: 6 minutes (1627 words)