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The Best Stuff We've Read This Week

 The Best Stuff We've Read This Week

Each week, Josh and Chuck read tons of great articles, some of them really good. Here are the best of the bunch for your enjoyment. See more »

The Best Stuff We've Read This Week

 The Best Stuff We've Read This Week

Each week, Josh and Chuck read tons of articles and some of them are pretty good. Here are the best of the bunch for you to enjoy. See more »

The Best Stuff We've Read This Week

 The Best Stuff We've Read This Week

Each week Josh and Chuck read tons of articles, plenty of the good. Here are the best of the bunch for your reading enjoyment. See more »

The Best Stuff We've Read This Week

 The Best Stuff We've Read This Week

Each week, Josh and Chuck read a ton of great articles. Here are the best of the bunch. See more »

The Best Stuff We've Read This Week

 The Best Stuff We've Read This Week

Each week, Chuck and Josh read tons of articles. Here are the best of the bunch. Enjoy them with our compliments. See more »

 SYSK Follow-Up: Typhoid Mary

Follow up on the Typhoid Mary case See more »

 Food Trucks begat Diners; or, What's old is new again

Sometimes things come so clearly full circle that it's elegant. An excellent case in point and the only one I can think of right now is the current trend toward buying one's gourmet hotdogs and tacos from food trucks. It's worth pointing out that it's a trend in outlying cities like Atlanta, St. Louis. and San Francisco, though it's has been pretty much permanent and largely taken for granted that at any given moment on certain streets in New York, there will be a line of trucks capable of preparing and serving hot food like gyros and sausages in exchange for cash only. See more »

 The Age of Raising a Child Dangerously

I was in Manhattan recently and waiting for the train back to Brooklyn when Umi pointed out three girls about ten years old standing on the opposite platform also waiting for a train, entirely on their own. It's so strange to see that, three girls moving around arguably one of the most dangerous cities in the U.S. without any adult. New York is something of a loner in this respect. Kids travel unaccompanied in small towns, sure, but not in larger cities. See more »

 World Trade Center Memorials, Permanent and Otherwise

I have been wading in the depressing world of Sept. 11 doing research in preparation for a podcast on the September 11 Memorial at the World Trade Center that we're recording soon. I found rather quickly that to figure out the meaning behind the memorial, there's really no getting around having to immerse oneself into the tragedy in order to understand the full scope of the memorial. So I spent a lot of time this week watching news coverage of the attacks as they took place and listened to newscasters like Peter Jennings and Charles Gibson try to wrap their heads around what was unfolding in Manhattan before the second plane hit. See more »

 Chuck and Josh learn about privacy; or, what we never talked about

So Chuck and I just returned from spending the last few days in New York for Internet Week and we had what one might call an incredibly wondrously great time. If you want to find out more, there's talk and other pics from people who were there on our Facebook page. And hopefully we'll have some kind of travel log up in the blogs next week. See more »