Mars One says it will send four people to colonize the planet by 2025. The company claims more than 200,000 have paid to apply for the privilege. But a deep look at Mars One’s plan and its finances reveals that not only is the goal a longshot, it might be a scam.
Monday, November 10
Sunday, November 9
The story of Brownie Wise, the woman who made Tupperware a household name.
Friday, November 7
A history of the war between Amazon and the book industry.
Thursday, November 6
The central witness in “one of the biggest cases of white-collar crime in American history” speaks out.
Friday, October 31
Is Vemma an energy drink, the new Amway or a pyramid scheme taking advantage of college kids? Maybe all three.
Thursday, October 23
The grim world of outsourced content moderation.
Wednesday, October 22
Adventures with the Wolf of Weed Street.
Airbnb vs. New York City.
Tuesday, October 21
What undercover investigators saw inside a factory farm.
Excerpted from The Chain: Farm, Factory, and the Fate of Our Food.
The political maneuvering behind the growth of massive consumer goods warehouses and the health hazards that often follow.
Saturday, October 11
A story of regret and the contemporary art market.