An account of the 60 minutes after a heavyweight fight at Madison Square Garden that left one boxer with permanent brain damage.
Friday, January 29
Thursday, January 28
A father’s search for meaning and justice five years after his son was killed during the Tahrir Square uprising.
“For a successful technology, reality must take precedence over public relations, for nature cannot be fooled.”
Six months after the Space Shuttle Challenger disaster, a member of the Presidential commission that investigated the crash presents his personal findings.
An undercover alien observes various human behaviors.
Phil Kennedy set out to build the ultimate brain-computer interface. In the process, he almost lost his mind.
Wednesday, January 27
The brains behind the uncannily accurate Des Moines Register poll.
Alex Perry, based in England, has covered Africa and Asia for Newsweek and Time. His most recent book is The Rift: A New Africa Breaks Free.
“I got a call from one of my editors in 2003 or 2004, and he said something like, ‘You realize someone has died in the first line of every story you’ve filed for the last eight months?’ And my response was, ‘Of course. Isn’t that how we know it’s important?’ It took me a long time to work out that the importance of a story isn’t established only by death.”
The Los Angeles surgeon who can double your size for $13,000.
Previously: The Longform Guide to the Phallus
Tuesday, January 26
How a father and son solved the mystery of the dinosaurs’ demise.