There is nothing paranormal about near-death experiences: how neuroscience can explain seeing bright lights, meeting the dead, or being convinced you are one of them
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A fork in the road for Slow Food
Published: Jan. 10, 2012
Length: 9 minutes (2308 words)
The Caging of America
Six million people are under correctional supervision in the U.S.—more than were in Stalin’s gulags. Photograph by Steve Liss.
Author: Adam Gopnik
Published: Jan. 30, 2012
Length: 21 minutes (5481 words)
Much Ado About Nothing
For a little movie without special effects, dramatic reveals, or cutting-edge sex scenes—a movie about nothing at all, really—Barry Levinson’s 1982 comedy, Diner, caused a tectonic…
Author: S. L. Price
Length: 29 minutes (7386 words)
One Woman's Ordeal with Texas' New Sonogram Law
Halfway through my pregnancy, I learned that my baby was ill. Profoundly so. My doctor gave us the news kindly, but still, my husband and I weren’t prepared. Just a few minutes earlier,…
Length: 8 minutes (2210 words)
Are Walmart's Chinese Factories As Bad As Apple's?
Illustration: John HendrixOn a warm, sticky winter morning, I waited nervously in a parking lot in Foshan, a city in southeastern China's smog-choked Pearl River delta, for a man I'd never met. His…
Author: Andy Kroll
Source: Mother Jones
Length: 6 minutes (1560 words)
Autism’s First Child
In 1951, a Hungarian-born psychologist, mind reader, and hypnotist named Franz Polgar was booked for a single night’s performance in a town called Forest, Mississippi, at the time a community…
Length: 32 minutes (8056 words)
The Struggle for Justice and a Place to Call Home
After losing her Florida home to foreclosure in 2009, Sheila Ramos has made a home for her family on a patch of rural land on Hawaii's Big Island. (Paul Kiel/ProPublica) Note: This story is not…
Author: Paul Kiel
Published: April 10, 2012
Length: 4 minutes (1018 words)
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How Psychedelic Drugs Can Help Patients Face Death
Pam Sakuda was 55 when she found out she was dying. Shortly after having a tumor removed from her colon, she heard the doctor’s dreaded words: Stage 4; metastatic. Sakuda was given 6 to 14 months to…
Published: April 20, 2012
Length: 16 minutes (4020 words)
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