Below, our favorite stories of the week. Kindle users, you can also get them as a Readlist.
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Nancy Comiskey | Indianapolis Monthly | November 14, 2014| 26 minutes (6,625 words)
A parent’s lessons on living with grief, 10 years after her daughter died.
Jacqui Shine | The Awl | November 13, 2014 | 44 minutes (11,232 words)
A history of the New York Times Styles section.
Allen Kurzweil | The New Yorker | November 13, 2014 | 29 minutes (7,428 words)
Kurzweil’s 40-year search for his school bully.
Elmo Keep | Matter | November 9, 2014 | 39 minutes (9,916 words)
The troubling truth about Mars One, a company that is planning to send humans on a one-way trip to Mars.
Francie Diep | The Appendix | September 18, 2014 | 15 minutes (3,767 words)
Science writer Francie Diep on why natural history museums are taking down their indigenous cultures dioramas—and how dioramas themselves found their place in museums.