Top 5 Longreads of the Week
"Basically: steer towards the rapids. Say we're writing 'Little Red Riding Hood,' and weve just typed: 'One day, Red's mother handed her a picnic basket and told her to go see Granny, but not to talk…
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 Saturday interview: Sarah Lucas
It is surprising to find someone whose most well-known work is so urban kebabs, fried eggs, dirty public toilets, grimy, paint-splattered walls, burned-out cars; so saturated with the sense…
Published: May 27, 2011
Length: 8 minutes (2017 words)
A Social Way to Share the Best Accountability Reporting
Published: June 16, 2011
Length: 1 minutes (449 words)
Will snappy websites kill off lengthy magazine reads?
Last summer, the editor-in-chief of technology magazine Wired wrote and ran a cover story declaring, "The Web is Dead". A year earlier, the then managing editor of Time.com had rung the…
Length: 9 minutes (2250 words)
Placebo Effects and Science Journalism at the Mind/Body Boundary
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Published: July 17, 2011
Learning to Cope With a Mind’s Taunting Voices
Lives Restored
Published: Aug. 6, 2011
Length: 10 minutes (2556 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)
The Genus of Tears: A Mohawk Ironworker's Widow Remembers 9/11
Brad Bonaparte, an Akwesasne Mohawk ironworker, working to clear rubble shortly after the attacks of September 11, 2001. Bonaparte passed on in 2010 due to cancer caused from his work in the clean…
Length: 10 minutes (2690 words)
What Kind of Buddhist was Steve Jobs, Really?
Kobun Chino Otogawa, Steve Jobs' Zen teacher. One reason I was looking forward to reading Walter Isaacsons new biography of Steve Jobs was my hope that, as a sharp-eyed reporter, Isaacson…
Published: Oct. 28, 2011
Length: 14 minutes (3519 words)
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