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Big Mother Is Watching You

The promises and pitfalls of self-tracking devices and apps.

Previously: Anne Helen Peterson on the Longform Podcast.

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Tasers, Drones, and Cold Chicken

Inside the multibillion-dollar business of keeping foreigners out of America.

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How Young Thug Got Trapped By A $15,000 Advance From A Major Label

360 degree deals and the music industry’s new hostages.

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My Last Day in Yemen

A journalist on the lingering effects of escaping a kidnapping.

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The Con Artist Hired to Clean Ebola

During the financial crisis, Sal Pane ran a multimillion-dollar mortgage scam. A few years later, with the help of some high-profile media appearances and a dead man's resume, he won the government contract to clean up Ebola in New York.


Plus: Our complete archive of articles about con men.

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What Having an Abortion in 1959 Was Like

A grandmother tells her story.

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What Kind of Creep Sells a Celebrity's Naked Photos on the Internet?

The on and offline search for the prime suspect in last month’s celebrity nude photo hacking scandal.

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Warehouse Empire

The political maneuvering behind the growth of massive consumer goods warehouses and the health hazards that often follow.

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Battered, Bereaved and Behind Bars

Arlena Lindley’s boyfriend Alonzo Turner beat her for months and murdered her child. So why was she sent to prison for 45 years?

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Something Borrowed, Something Blue

Madewell’s authenticity problem, written by the great-grandson of the company’s founder.

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I Had a Stroke at 33

“When I woke up hours later, I really believed I had been in those mountains hiking — that it was not a dream. And I really had lost my voice. I had lost my words. I was unable to say, ‘I am trapped in my brain’ or, ‘My memories are mixing with imagination.’”

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Forever Young

The profile of a 34-year-old woman named Charity Johnson who tricked people all over the country into believing she was still in high school.