Wednesday, February 2

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Tuesday, February 1

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A trip to Râmnicu Vâlcea, a town of 120,000 where the primary (and lucrative) industry is Internet scams.

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“I’m not the kind of guy who hears voices. But that night, as I passed the station, I heard a little voice coming from the back of my head…‘If you do it that way, if you use that algorithm, there will be a flaw. The game will be flawed. You will be able to crack the ticket. You will be able to plunder the lottery.’”

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A year-long investigation of America’s coroners and medical examiners reveals a deeply flawed, deeply troubling system.

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How a legally dubious FBI sting lured a pair of Russian hackers stateside.

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How YouTube went from ubiquitous to profitable; and where it goes next.

Monday, January 31

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On Sam Cooke, theme parties, and the importance of McDonald’s-related jingles when street performing.

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Money from relatives abroad, the lifeline for many Afghani's, moves primarily through small hawala
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A detailed account of the writer’s very brief stint as quarterback of the Detroit Lions. A participatory journalism classic.

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A primer on Egypt’s political landscape.

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A profile of director Guillermo del Toro.

Friday, January 28