The twisting paths that brought together Edward Snowden and Glenn Greenwald.
Saturday, December 7
Friday, December 6
Why one man made it his mission to kill 60 known sex offenders.
The incentives for and ethics of writing other people’s books.
Thursday, December 5
Twenty years after the world first heard about Christopher McCandless, fans of Into the Wild continue to risk their lives to reach the bus where he died.
On recreational genetics, privacy and the new vulnerability of family secrets.
The journey from a Sudanese refugee camp to an Atlanta police academy.
Wednesday, December 4
In 2009, three followers of an Oprah-endorsed motivational speaker named James Arthur Ray died in an Arizona sweat lodge. Now, after serving two years in prison for negligent homicide, Ray is trying to get back on the self-help circuit.
Jason Fagone, a contributing editor at Wired and a writer-at-large for Philadelphia, is the author of Ingenious.
"It seemed like all the big guys in American society had let us down, all the elites. And here was a contest that was explicitly looking to the little guy and saying, 'We don't care what you've done before or how much money you have in your pocket. If you solve this problem, you win the money.' There was something so optimistic and hopeful and cool about that to me."
One woman’s beautiful, strange, and troubling final days.