The controversial owner of the Dallas World Aquarium once nearly caused a riot over pygmy sloths.
Thursday, March 5
Bringing a serial killer to justice reveals the country’s other sources of death and suffering.
On medical crises and Doctor Who.
"When Doctor Who dies, he regenerates into a new physical form. I’ve heard good things about Matt Smith, the Eleventh Doctor, and Peter Capaldi, the twelveth, but I’m not ready to let go of Number Ten. I’m not done traveling with him. We haven’t watched the second half of the last episode; I’m just not ready despite the possibilities. The doctor is dying, but he’ll become Matt Smith. Could be good, could be annoying. I choose to linger in the in-between."
An investigation into the steady dismantling of safety nets for injured workers.
Wednesday, March 4
Josh Dean has written for GQ, Fast Company, New York, and more. His latest piece, "The Life and Times of the Stopwatch Gang," was just published by The Atavist.
“I sort of reject the whole idea of something being beneath me. There are obviously some stories I wouldn’t do or that I have no interest in, but this job is fun and should be fun. And I wouldn’t turn something down that seems like a fun thing for me to do just because maybe the story is not something that 10,000 people are going to tweet about. I don’t give a shit.”
The afterlife of a thoughtless, cruel insult.
An eyewitness tells us what it was like to be there.
A false confession to bad cops put a man in prison for rape and murder. But even conclusive DNA evidence hasn’t gotten him out.
Tuesday, March 3
Mamoru Samuragochi’s story turned out to be too good to be true.
A women’s shelter in Afghanistan protects its inhabitants from their own families.