Living in New York’s Unloved Neighborhood

“But the neighborhood used to feel to me like a rough part of a softer place, and nowadays the roughness feels more general, and this makes it harder to cheer for a neighborhood that is so loud and dirty and uninterested in or unfit for human life.”

Source: The New Yorker
Published: Feb 8, 2021
Length: 19 minutes (4,900 words)

The Race to Develop the Moon

The last person walked on the moon in 1972, but numerous countries and private interests have turned their attention back to the moon as a place to build bases, mine minerals and water, and launch explorers deeper into space.

Source: The New Yorker
Published: Apr 29, 2019
Length: 23 minutes (5,978 words)