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Tuesday, October 30

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The Plot to Destroy America's Beer

The future of beer behemoth AB InBev.

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Hacking the President’s DNA

On the potential existence of personalized bioweapons, which could attack a single individual without leaving a trace, and how they might be stopped.

Monday, October 29

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Proust Wasn’t a Neuroscientist. Neither Was Jonah Lehrer.

The allure of conclusion-shaping and a wunderkind’s fall.

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Mourning Glory

A high school baseball team responds to a loss.

Sunday, October 28

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State of the Species

The future of homo sapiens.

The Longform Guide to Sleep

The Longform Guide to Sleep

Great dreams, terrible dreams, no dreams at all—a collection of stories about slumber, at Slate.

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Monopoly Is Theft

The surprising anti-monopolist origins of the world’s most popular board game.

Saturday, October 27

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The Two Rogers

Reflections on Mr. Angell, Mr. Kahn and Dad.

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Spain's Robin Hood

Working within Andalusia’s impoverished farming communities, a ragtag pair of longtime union leaders have been leading raids on local supermarkets.

Friday, October 26

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The Kindness of Beasts

On the moral behavior of animals.

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Thomas Quick: the Swedish serial killer who never was

He confessed to more than 30 murders. But Thomas Quick (also known as Sture Bergwall) may not have committed any of them.

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General Failure

The U.S. military’s leadership problem.