Sponsor: Aeon Magazine

Aeon is a new digital magazine of ideas and culture, publishing an original essay every weekday. Just launched in September 2012, Aeon has already produced a slew of fascinating pieces, several of which have been featured on Longform. Here are three of the very best:

The Golden Age
John Quiggin on the 15-hour week.

The Vanishing Groves
Ross Andersen on seeing the history of the universe in tree rings.

Return Trip
Erik Davies on rehabilitating psychedelics.

Read those stories and more at aeonmagazine.com.