Tuesday, October 22

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Enduring Exile

A family’s journey from Armenia to Syria and back again.

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On the Ground With Syria's News Smugglers

How citizen journalists are covering the war.

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Has David Birnbaum Solved The Mystery of Existence?

A jeweler from Queens tries to crack the code.

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Embracing The Void

A visit to Star Axis, a desert art installation that connects you to the cosmos.

Monday, October 21

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The War of Rape

Jamie Leigh Jones’s story of gang-rape in Iraq changed the law to help victims, even though she might not have been one herself.

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My Life As a Young Thug

Tyson on his childhood in Brooklyn and the man who changed his life. An excerpt from his upcoming memoir, Undisputed Truth.

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Hidden City

The homeless population of New York City is higher than it’s been in decades. Nobody seems to notice.

Sunday, October 20

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For $99, This CEO Can Tell You What Might Kill You

On the personal genetic sequencing company 23andMe and why their long time term strategy is collecting spit, not cash.

Saturday, October 19

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The Art of Stealing

Last year, a group of young Romanians stole millions of euros worth of art from the Kunsthal museum in Rotterdam. They had previously only robbed homes and thought the artwork would be easy to sell. It was not. So they secreted it back home, where, in an effort to save her son, the leader’s mother burned it.

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Michael Ferro Isn't Worried

When an antsy tech entrepreneur takes over a struggling newspaper.

Friday, October 18

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The War for Nigeria

How sectarian violence has made life in northern Nigeria “incomprehensibly frightful.”