A family’s journey from Armenia to Syria and back again.
Tuesday, October 22
How citizen journalists are covering the war.
A jeweler from Queens tries to crack the code.
A visit to Star Axis, a desert art installation that connects you to the cosmos.
Monday, October 21
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.
Tyson on his childhood in Brooklyn and the man who changed his life. An excerpt from his upcoming memoir, Undisputed Truth.
The homeless population of New York City is higher than it’s been in decades. Nobody seems to notice.
Sunday, October 20
On the personal genetic sequencing company 23andMe and why their long time term strategy is collecting spit, not cash.
Saturday, October 19
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.
When an antsy tech entrepreneur takes over a struggling newspaper.
Friday, October 18
How sectarian violence has made life in northern Nigeria “incomprehensibly frightful.”