Joe Namath believes hyperbaric oxygen treatment can reverse the brain damage he and others suffered playing football, so much so that a treatment center carries his name. The science, however, doesn’t support his claims.
Wednesday, July 22
Mistakes were made by the middle-aged Americans who hoped to take over Gambia.
Tuesday, July 21
“I tell them it’s like driving a car at night: you never see further than your headlights, but you can make the whole trip that way.”
Al Seckel held legendary parties in the 1980s and 90s, with attendees ranging from Slash to Francis Crick. He later became a collector of optical illusions and gave a TED talk on the topic. He may have also misled and defrauded many of the people he came into contact with.
Inside the compulsive world of airline rewards hobbyists, who spend the bulk of their lives flying around the world for free.
Monday, July 20
To reduce recidivism, a program brings criminals face to face with their victims. The results aren’t always what you’d expect.
Falling into the black hole of literary journalism’s most famous eccentic
On the life and death of The Voice contestant Anthony Riley.
Working on the high seas is always dangerous, but the Dona Liberta has a particularly bad reputation.
Sunday, July 19
Memories of a scorching three days that left 739 dead.