James S. Plaut

  • Hitler's Capital

    From November 1944, to April 1946, the author was Director of the Art Looting Investigation Unit, OSS, where he was directly responsible for recovering the works of art that had been looted by Rosenberg, Goring, and Hitler and hidden in Germany.

  • Loot for the Master Race

    From November 1944, to April 1946, the author was Director of the Art Looting Investigation Unit, OSS, where he was directly responsible for recovering the works of art that had been looted by Rosenberg, Goring, and Hitler and hidden in Germany.

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Riding Unicycles in a Cave

"If you fall down and break your leg, there's no way out."

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Carrot: A Pitch-Perfect Satire of Tech

"It's not just a vegetable. It's what a vegetable should be."

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An Ingenious 360-Degree Time-Lapse

Watch the world become a cartoonishly small playground

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The Benefits of Living Alone on a Mountain

"You really have to love solitary time by yourself."

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The Rise of the Cat Tattoo

How a Brooklyn tattoo artist popularized the "cattoo"

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