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The War on Big Food

How packaged-food companies like Campbell and Hershey are responding to the backlash against pesticides, preservatives, high-fructose corn syrup, growth hormones, antibiotics, gluten, and genetically modified organisms.

Saturday, May 16

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Hostage Camp

Worried about being kidnapped while on a business trip? A man in Florida teaches courses on how to avoid it.

Friday, May 15

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The Ecotourism Industry Is Saving Tanzania’s Animals and Threatening Its Indigenous People

The ramifications of a U.S. company’s tourism operation on former Maasai land.

Thursday, May 14

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The Untold Story of Silk Road, Part 2: The Fall

First they found his server, then they found his name. But if they couldn’t catch him with his laptop open, the whole thing would fall apart.

Wednesday, May 13

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Tuesday, May 12

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‘I Put in White Tenants’

The grim, racist methods of a New York City landlord.

Monday, May 11

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Who Funds the Future?

Inside the mind of Marc Andreessen.

Sunday, May 10

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How the Bay Area's Last Slaughterhouse Dodged the Axe

On keeping the place where ethically raised animals are killed open.

Saturday, May 9

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The Man Who Broke the Music Business

A CD plant employee ushered in the modern era of music piracy by teaming up with a shadowy “Scene” crew on IRC chat.

Friday, May 8

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I Was an Undercover Uber Driver

Uber says its drivers can earn as much as $90,000. The author decided to fact-check that number the only way she could: by becoming a driver herself.

Previously: The Longform Guide to Undercover Journalism

Wednesday, May 6

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Craps and Cryogenics

How an eccentric industrialist bought Atlantic City’s shuttered Revel casino at a firesale price with a goal to turn it into a “life-extension facility.”