Sunday, March 31

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Cruel and Unusual Punishment

On California’s three strikes laws.

Saturday, March 30

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How to Be a Stuffed Animal

The history and meaning of taxidermy in American museums.

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How Life of Spy Ben Zygier Unravelled

How a Mossad agent’s desperate bid to jumpstart his career led to the exposure of two top Hezbollah plants.

Friday, March 29

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The King of Oontz Oontz Oontz

A week with Avicii, the world’s hottest DJ.

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The County Where No One's Gay

The author visits Franklin County, Mississippi, where, according to census data, there are zero same-sex couples.

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Colorado's Most Amazing and Punishing (and Magical) Race

How a 100-mile footrace saved a beleaguered town.

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The House of Hefner

Growing old at the Playboy Mansion.

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Naked Joe

In 1913, Joe Knowles became a media sensation after fleeing into the Maine woods wearing nothing but a jockstrap. Two months and one bear-clubbing incident later, the “Nature Man” returned to civilization as a hero. But was it all hoax?

Thursday, March 28

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For Better or Worse?

The case for gay marriage.

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That Other School Shooting

On former nursing student One L. Goh, who killed six people at Oikos University in Oakland, California, and what it means to the Korean immigrant community.

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The Weeklies

Meet Colorado’s suburban, Ramada-dwelling homeless.

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Feminism’s Tipping Point: Who Wins from Leaning in?

A former Facebook executive critiques Sheryl Sandberg’s “Lean In” movement.