Monday, January 21

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High School Is a Sadistic Institution

The science behind why high school sucks.

Friday, January 18

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Diving Deep into Danger

On commercial diving, the third most deadly profession.

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Theater of Pain

Being injured in the NFL.

Monday, January 14

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Brainwashed!

The psychology of cults and the scholars who fight about it.

Friday, January 11

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In the Time of Cholera

The U.N.’s role in creating an epidemic in Haiti.

Thursday, January 10

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The Mystery of Lightning Medicine Cloud

An investigation into the death of a sacred white buffalo and the man who raised it.

Tuesday, January 8

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The Behavioral Sink

The story of Universe 25, a mouse utopia that became an overcrowded hell, and its implications for the future of humankind.

Monday, January 7

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Silence Like Scouring Sand

A trip to one of America’s quietest places and the guy who has dedicated his life to keeping it that way.

Sunday, January 6

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Germs Are Us

On the importance of the human microbiome.

Friday, January 4

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America's Real Criminal Element: Lead

Why a type of gasoline may be responsible for periods of increased crime in the U.S. and abroad.

Thursday, January 3

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The Rise of DIY Abortions

With abortion access limited in many states, should some home abortions still be a crime?

Wednesday, January 2

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