Friday, June 26

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The Geek Syndrome

Autism and Silicon Valley.

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Who Owns the Dead?

Inside the home funeral movement.

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Introducing Caitlyn Jenner

Bruce Jenner says goodbye.

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The Perfect Wife

How Edith Windsor fell in love, got married, and won a landmark case for gay marriage.

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The Everlasting Forrest Fenn

He decided to bury a box of treasure in the desert. Why?

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Thursday, June 25

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This Is How Uber Takes Over a City

The ride-share company has 250 lobbyists and 29 lobbying firms registered in capitols around the nation, a third more than Wal-Mart Stores. Among other things.

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The Man Who Sleeps in Hitler’s Bed

Kevin Wheatcroft owns the world’s largest collection of Nazi memorabilia. And he’s suddenly eager to show it off.

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Fiction Pick of the Week: "Delivery"

A pizza deliverer/calculus whiz becomes involved in the lives of two unstable college students.

"I licked my thumb, outside, by the car, and ran it over the suction cups, before I slapped the marquee to the top of my cobalt blue Toyota. The pizzas were already sitting in the passenger seat, cardboard mouths smiling. I was conscious, despite Walter’s assertion, that I was operating under the tick of a clock, an invisible, indefinite deadline. Really, we all are. But no one realizes how soon it’s coming."

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In Conversation: Antonin Scalia

The Supreme Court justice on gay rights, the problem with consensus and the Devil.

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Who Set Jessica Chambers on Fire? The Internet Is Trying to Find Out

A murder case in Mississippi catches the eye of amateur sleuths on Facebook, who proceed to harass everyone involved in the case.