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Could Conjoined Twins Share a Mind?
Tatiana and Krista Hogan, center, with their family. More Photos
Published: May 25, 2011
Length: 28 minutes (7059 words)
The Smart Set: The Code War
The Code WarThe collapse of the Twin Towers taught us many things about skyscraper safety. Will we actually use the knowledge? A building is a compromise a bundle of risks…
Length: 15 minutes (3951 words)
Mission From God: The Upstart Christian Sect Driving Invisible Children and Changing Africa
Many of the men responsible for the Kony 2012 campaign follow something called the Emerging Church, which has become an unusual and newly influential wing of the larger evangelical mission to…
Author: Josh Kron
Length: 10 minutes (2588 words)
The Tao of Shutterstock: What Makes a Stock Photo a Stock Photo?
And how do photographers know that I'll need a picture of the sun streaming through clouds? This. This. This. (Shutterstock/Kruglov_Orda) There are not many occasions when one will find oneself…
Author: Megan Garber
Published: May 18, 2012
Length: 6 minutes (1596 words)
Will and Erwynn met at church and fell in love. But they had a big problem—“don’t ask, don’t tell.” The unlikely story of the first gay military union.
Tech. Sgt. Erwynn Umali (right) and Will Behrens (left) at the McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst chapel, where their civil union was held on June 23, 2012.Photo by Jeff Sheng It’s almost Christmas, and I’m…
Published: July 17, 2012
Length: 3 minutes (904 words)
Shoot to Kill
His ears ringing from gunfire, his uniform damp with sweat, his breath labored and acrid-tasting from the gunpowder in the air, Officer Larry Layman ran heavily down a hallway toward an insistent…
Length: 3 minutes (983 words)
Misguided Nostalgia for Our Paleo Past
The Kobal Collection, Hammer Raquel Welch in One Million Years B.C. (1966) The first thing you have to do to study 4,000-year-old DNA is take off your clothes. I am standing with Oddný Ósk…
Author: Marlene Zuk
Published: Feb. 18, 2013
Length: 16 minutes (4001 words)
Noise Kills: When Everyday Sound Becomes Torture
Source: Illustration by Katie Scott "Every sound hurts my ears," Jason
Author: Joyce Cohen
Source: BuzzFeed
Length: 21 minutes (5398 words)
The Body in Room 348
The corpse at the Eleganté Hotel stymied the Beaumont, Texas, police. They could find no motive for the killing of popular oil-and-gas man Greg Fleniken—and no explanation for how he had…
Author: Mark Bowden
Published: May 1, 2013
Length: 32 minutes (8098 words)
Indifference is a power
We do this to our philosophies. We redraft their contours based on projected shadows, or give them a cartoonish shape like a caricaturist emphasising all the wrong features. This is how Buddhism…
Author: Lary Wallace
Source: aeon.co
Length: 9 minutes (2310 words)
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