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The Best Stuff We've Read This Week

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The Best Stuff We've Read This Week

Neat articles on media phantasms, a brief history of olestra and plenty more for you to enjoy.

The Best Stuff We've Read This Week

Neat articles on the plastic pink flamingo, true crime, Nudge politics and more.

The Best Stuff We've Read This Week

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The Best Stuff We've Read This Week

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The Best Stuff We've Read This Week

Fenimore Cooper's Literary OffensesThe Mystery of the Hardy Boys and the Invisible AuthorsWall-E ParkThe 10,000 Hour Rule Is Wrong And Perpetuates A Cruel MythThe Body on Somerton Beach1896: Amelia Dyer, baby farmer

The Best Stuff We've Read This Week

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The Best Stuff We've Read This Week

The Colorful Stories of 5 Obsolete Art PigmentsThe Mysteries of the MasonsA Liberator, But Never FreeNot So Fast10 Unsettling Teachings of the Eccentric Aleister Crowley"Christ, this again?" Or The Skewed Reporting Of Podcasts In The Wider ...

The Best Stuff We've Read This Week

In the beginningSatirized for Your ConsumptionDid a Broadcast of the National Anthem in the 1960s Contain Subliminal Messages?Say hello to machines that read your emotions to make you happyHow to Regulate Home-Brewed OpiatesThe male suicides: How soc ...

The Best Stuff We've Read This Week

FOMO: Fear of Missing OutHow the Cold War Created AstrobiologyWhere Did Kurtz Come From?Phantom of the OrchestraThe Underground Inferno That Created A Ghost TownThe Insane Story of the Guy Who Killed the Guy Who Killed LincolnThe Lost City of ZDon't ...