January 1992

  • The Butterfly Problem

    Because the government doesn't have the means to preserve endangered species, let alone a coherent plan its decisions are haphazard—and private landowners often find themselves paying for the preservation of species they've never heard of

  • The People We Marry

    Magic was his life. His marriage was a trick he did not want to explain 

  • Cooked Books

    Shoddy and in some cases sharp practices by the Big Six accounting firms are the hidden element linking the financial scandals of the 1980s and 1990s  

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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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