Wednesday, October 30

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Forensic Topology

How architecture has made Los Angeles a bank robber’s paradise.

Tuesday, October 29

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The Girl in the Closet

Lauren spent six years of her childhood locked in a closet, starved and tortured by her birth mother and stepfather. Miraculously, she survived; that’s when her long road to recovery began.

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Center of the Universe

Memories of a lovely afternoon with a serial killer.

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The Strange and Mysterious History of the Ouija Board

What the popular game says about our subconscious.

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Marty Sullivan Figured Out How The World's Biggest Companies Avoided Billions In Taxes

A profile of the policy wonk who shone the light and turned the tide on overseas tax havens.

Monday, October 28

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Celebrity Scam Artist Arrested in New Orleans Before His Party Kicks Off

How Michael Manos, a.k.a. the Glam Scammer, a career con man who relied on a combination of fake reality TV shows and fake fundraisers to bilk people in Atlanta, Dallas, and D.C., finally got caught.

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Safecracking the Brain

What neuroscience is learning from code-breakers and thieves.

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Fire-Eaters

The search for the hottest chili.

Sunday, October 27

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Lou Reed: A Deaf Mute in a Telephone Booth

The rock critic confronts his favorite musician.

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Artist of Light

A profile of Brian Eno as he transitioned into installation art.

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What Lies Beneath

Exploring the vast underground world of New York City with three of the people who know it best.