The Dark and Dangerous World of Extreme Cavers - The New Yorker


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Cloudy With a Chance Of... - The Economist


A short description of some prevailing phenomena in the weather system.

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The Quantum Mechanics of Fate - Nautilus


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Inside Monopoly's Secret War Against the Third Reich - Eurogamer


Tinker, tailor, soldier, real estate agent.

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Fortune’s Wheel - Lapham's Quarterly


"Modern games of chance reenact ancient rituals of divination … designed to provide glimpses of the sacred and to conjure luck or its spiritual equivalent, grace."

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What Sets Humanity Apart - FT


I’ve read the author’s book, it appears this article was meant to preface it.

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How Do Hitmen Operate? - Pacific Standard


Sociological analysis of contract killers.

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This Research Proves Your Brain Just Wasn’t Built for Junk Food, Porn, or the Internet - Sparring Mind


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Split Personalities - Lapham's Quarterly


The curious tendency for comedians to be manic-depressives, and how that complex contributes so greatly to the nature of comedy.

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The Madness of the Planets - Nautilus


Not astrology.

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Inside the Rise of India Syndrome - Details


Goa crazy.

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Mac at 30 - Stephen Fry


A letter of endearment from an unexpected voice.

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The Techtopus - Pando Daiiy


How Silicon Valley’s most celebrated CEOs conspired to drive down 100,000 tech engineers’ wages.

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Justin Bieber Is the Perfect Drag Racer - Pacific Standard


Sociological examination of the Biebs. Know your enemy.

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Contraband Women - NY Times


Lose your faith in humanity.

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