A trip to the Museum of Jurassic Technology in Los Angeles.
Wednesday, December 8
The profile that led to the Massey Energy CEO’s resignation.
Tuesday, December 7
The director of Slumdog Millionaire and 127 Hours on his aversion to America, the advantages of small budgets, and the challenges of directing the opening ceremony for the London Olympics.
A Stockholm prostitute is found hacked apart in a dumpster, her head is never found. Two accomplished doctors, confirmed creeps, are arrested. Uncertainty endures.
The interior life of a sniper, the most misunderstood icon of the modern military.
Monday, December 6
A report from Minnesota’s Angle Township, which was put in the U.S. instead of Canada by a map-maker’s error.
A tech neophyte looks for answers in Silicon Valley, “the last place in America where people are this optimistic.”
Saturday, December 4
A former pilot of miniature cocaine-smuggling submarines tells his story.
Friday, December 3
A grandmaster on the computers that have bested him and how we have misunderstood the implications of artificial intelligence.
Nick Denton is rebooting his entire Gawker empire—and his vision is drawn more from TV than blogs.