Thursday, July 16

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Deep Intellect

The soul of an octopus.

Wednesday, July 15

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Re-Re-Re-Reintroducing Hillary Clinton

How do you rollout a candidate whom everyone thinks they already know?

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The Life of an Auschwitz Guard

Oskar Groening, an SS officer whose duties included counting confiscated money, describes his time posted to Auschwitz.

Editor's note: At age 94, Groening was convicted yesterday of 300,000 counts of accessory to murder and sentenced to four years in prison.
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The Alphabet of Months

Life with relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis.

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How the Potato Changed the World

A short but comprehensive history of solanum tuberosa.

Tuesday, July 14

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The Mysterious Columba Bush

When Jeb Bush married his wife, it was the bravest thing he’d ever done. Her role in his life is still a mystery.

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The Battle for the BBC

The broadcasting behemoth is up for a charter renewal in the United Kingdom, and it’s exposing every crack in the organization.

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The Hard Truths of Ta-Nehisi Coates

On the modern era’s answer to James Baldwin.

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Why Can’t We Stop Cholera in Haiti?

For a time, NGOs thought they’d eradicated the disease. But now it’s back.

Monday, July 13

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Eric Holder, Wall Street Double Agent, Comes in From the Cold

The murky legacy of the former Attorney General.

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The Really Big One

A giant earthquake is coming to the Northwest. Unfortunately, no one knows when.