The Pariah Ship

“With passengers falling ill, the ship was denied a port by country after country.”

Published: Jun 11, 2020
Length: 28 minutes (7,101 words)

How Defective Guns Became the Only Product That Can’t Be Recalled

Unlike with thousands of other consumer products, no government entity in the U.S. has the power to police defective firearms or ammunition. Taurus has sold nearly a million handguns that can potentially fire even if no one pulls the trigger. After the accidental death of their son, one family is seeking justice.

Published: Feb 28, 2018
Length: 16 minutes (4,100 words)

How to Become an International Gold Smuggler

Before getting nabbed by the Policía de Investigaciones — the Chilean equivalent of the FBI — 23-year-old Harold Vilches acquired and resold over 4,000 lbs. of gold worth $80 million in under two years. It all started with a Google search for gold dealers in Peru and YouTube videos on how to make your own gold ingots.

Published: Mar 9, 2017
Length: 16 minutes (4,230 words)