Tuesday, March 18

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“With the rise of factory farming, milk is now a most unnatural operation.”

Monday, March 17

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The Giants' miraculous 1951 comeback wasn't all that it seemed.

Previously: The Longform Guide to Cheaters.

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A son interviews his mother about language and love in the South.

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Why we love repetition in music.

Sunday, March 16

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The unmuzzling of Canadian journalism.

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Saturday, March 15

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A profile of New York Times obituary writer Alden Whitman.

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A mother defends her family lineage against disruption from envious cousins.

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Notes from a month-long voyage on a massive container ship.

Friday, March 14

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Three Americans are held hostage in Iran for two years, much of it spent in solitary confinement.

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Searching for the mysterious tree kangaroo in one of the most remote places on Earth.

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Embedded with a U.S. bomb squad in Baghdad.

The story that inspired The Hurt Locker.