Two percent of humans can hear the Hum, a mysterious, low rumble in the distance. It might exist. It might be imaginary. It might be both.
Monday, April 11
A brazen land grab in Zimbabwe and why it’s getting harder to stop multinational corporations.
How war-crimes investigators captured top-secret documents tying the Syrian regime to mass murder.
An IP horror story.
Sunday, April 10
How Irv Teibel pioneered the capturing and repackaging of nature’s acoustics.
White women between 25 and 55 have been dying at accelerating rates over the past decade. Anna Marrie Jones was one.Previously: What's Killing Poor White Women?
Saturday, April 9
Immigrant nannies leave their own children behind to care for others’.Rachel Aviv on the Longform Podcast
On the overstated effect of the Santa Ana winds on human behavior and the understated impact of climate change on LA’s seasons.
Friday, April 8
Inside the lucrative, predatory, booming world of subprime car loans.
How phone phreakers, many of them blind, opened up Ma Bell to unlimited free international calling using a technical manual and a toy organ.