After two tours in Iraq, the writer returns to a volatile region of Afghanistan as an embedded journalist.
Monday, July 1
In 1802, horse rustler George Washington Loomis rode into Oneida County and built a mansion adjacent to an impenetrable swamp perfect for storing thieved goods. It was the beginning of the saga of the largest organized crime family in 19th century America.
How to photograph Los Angeles from a helicopter.
Sunday, June 30
A startup’s plan to launch a fleet of cheap, small, ultra-efficient imaging satellites and revolutionize data collection.
Saturday, June 29
Why three young undocumented activists intentionally got themselves detained.
On Japan’s Hokkaido, an island the size of Ireland, and its rebel leader of lore, Shakushain.
Friday, June 28
Evan Ratliff, a co-host of the Longform Podcast, discusses "The Oilman's Daughter," his new story in The Atavist.
"This woman was given the opportunity to take on a new identity. And it was a mistake. She never should've done it. If there was a way for her to go back and say, 'No, I don't want to know this. I want to be who I am,' then I think she should've taken that. … I'm fascinated with people who want to radically shift their identity. It almost never works out well."
Dick Armey and Matt Kibbe build the most powerful Tea Party organization in the country. Then a feud threatened to undo everything.