A collection of articles about the creative geniuses behind the most important video games ever made, from Donkey Kong to Grand Theft Auto to Pong.
How making the most successful video game ever changed Alexey Pajitnov’s life.
A profile of the most powerful woman in the world.
Sunday, November 23
The lives of the Indians who were swallowed in the Bhopal gas cloud, thirty years later.
Saturday, November 22
An essay, originally published over two issues, on how and why we forget war.
A longtime NGO worker on how big ideas end up hurting international aid.
Friday, November 21
From shipbreakers in India to a plane crash in Brazil, organized crime in Naples to pirates in the Gulf of Aden — browse our complete archive of more than 20 articles by William Langewiesche.
When massive ships sink, burn, fall apart or get stuck, their owners call Nick Sloane. His job: figure out how to save as much as he can.
The story of 11-year-old Sally Horner’s abduction changed the course of 20th-century literature. She just never got to tell it herself.
Previously: Vladimir Nabokov's 1964 Playboy interview.