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Hackers Remotely Kill a Jeep on the Highway—With Me in It

The men who are trying to find out if wireless carjacking is possible.

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Boy, Interrupted

A drug derived from cannabis was the only thing that could control a young boy’s seizures.

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The Geek Syndrome

Autism and Silicon Valley.

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The Untold Story of ILM

An oral history of Industrial Lights & Magic, which gave birth to Star Wars and countless films, as well as playing a hand in the creation of Photoshop and Pixar.

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The Untold Story of Silk Road, Part 2: The Fall

First they found his server, then they found his name. But if they couldn’t catch him with his laptop open, the whole thing would fall apart.

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The Untold Story of Silk Road (Part 1)

How Ross Ulbricht went from idealistic used-book seller to murderous drug kingpin.

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The Deadly Global War for Sand

Paleram Chauhan, a 52-year-old Indian farmer, was shot dead during the summer of 2013. The reason: his opposition to a gang of criminals stealing his village’s sand to sell on the black market.

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Disney's $1 Billion Bet on a Magical Wristband

The quest to create a friction-free Disney World.

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The Plot to Free North Korea With Smuggled Episodes of ‘Friends’

USB sticks bearing digital video are the new radio.

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"I Wouldn’t Mind If He Was Executed"

The transcript of chats between Silk Road boss Ross Ulbricht and a man he believes to be a Hell’s Angel who agrees to supply “hitters” to carry out 5 assassinations.

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The Pro Dumpster Diver Who’s Making Thousands Off America’s Biggest Retailers

Even the dumpster divers of America are becoming tech-savvy, well-earning entrepreneurs.

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How Intel Gave Stephen Hawking a Voice

Designing technology that allows ALS patients to communicate.