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Scientists fight back against climate change deniers.
Emily Shuckburgh spends much of her time wrapped up against
Author: Andrew Jack
Published: June 26, 2011
Length: 10 minutes (2596 words)
Techno-toddlers
In the last chapter of her novel A Visit From The Goon Squad, Jennifer Egan imagines a dystopian near future in which toddlers in the year 2020 download music to their ubiquitous "kiddie handsets",…
Author: Thomas Jones
Length: 11 minutes (2751 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 Perfected Self
My younger brother Dan gradually put on weight over a decade, reaching 230 pounds two years ago, at the age of 50. Given his 5-foot-6 frame, that put him 45 pounds above the U.S. National Institutes…
Length: 13 minutes (3391 words)
That Sinking Feeling
Local flooding in North Carolina.    Photographer: Wikimedia Commons The article originally appeared on OnEarth.As you might have heard, my home state of North Carolina is trying to
Published: July 6, 2012
Length: 2 minutes (633 words)
The Crossdressing Room
When I was six, my mother left a box of small garbage bags lying around. I found one, cut the bottom off, and used the cinch-tie at the top to make a small, crude dress. I put it on and looked at…
Source: gawker.com
Length: 17 minutes (4459 words)
Beyond the Brain by Tanya Marie Luhrmann
by Tanya Marie Luhrmann In the 1990s, scientists declared that schizophrenia and other psychiatric illnesses were pure brain disorders that would eventually yield to drugs. Now they are recognizing…
Length: 16 minutes (4074 words)
In rural Tennessee, a new way to help hungry children: A bus turned bread truck
Written by Eli Saslow E-mail the writer In GREENEVILLE, Tenn. — It was the first day of summer in a place where summers had become hazardous to a child’s health, so the school bus rolled out of the…
Author: Eli Saslow
Published: July 7, 2013
Length: 6 minutes (1596 words)
This Man Is Doing What No Doctor in Mississippi Has the Courage to Do
In light of Tuesday's court ruling against a Mississippi law that would close the last abortion clinic in the state, we are releasing a profile a doctor who works there from our next issue, which has…
Length: 31 minutes (7873 words)
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