On using data to hire and fire.
Friday, November 22
Thursday, November 21
Sixty years later, a dishonorably discharged World War I veteran makes one final appeal. The 1980 winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Feature Writing.
Manson at 79: in poor health and walking with a cane, obsessed with Vincent Bugliosi, willing to talk at length with a reporter for the first time in years, and visited every weekend by a 25-year-old woman he calls Star.
How doctors tried, and failed, to save President Kennedy.
After 85 years, antibiotics are growing impotent. So what will medicine, agriculture and everyday life look like if we lose these drugs entirely?
Wednesday, November 20
A technical explanation of the real program to sabotage Iran’s nuclear facilities.
Rachel Aviv is a staff writer at The New Yorker.
"If I'm writing about the criminal justice system, I wish I were a lawyer. If I'm writing about psychiatry, I wish I were a psychiatrist. I have often filled out half my application to get a Ph.D in clinical psychology. That is one area where I am constantly on the verge of jumping the fence. But even when I wrote about religion, I thought I wanted to be a priest."
How a comedy writer making $300,000 a year ended up homeless.
How our memories become contaminated by inaccuracies.
Tuesday, November 19
A profile of Eliot Higgins, whose blog, Brown Moses, has become required reading at intelligence agencies, human rights organizations, and news outlets around the world.