November 2013

The Atlantic - November 2013

The 50 greatest breakthroughs since the wheel, the world's top inventors, the riddle of Amazon, Flannery O'Connor's fierce irony, the biology of war, and more

The Technology Issue

Dispatches

The Culture File

Departments

Poetry

Video

Is Technology Making Us Better Storytellers?

The minds behind House of Cards and The Moth weigh in.

Video

A Short Film That Skewers Hollywood

A studio executive concocts an animated blockbuster. Who cares about the story?

Video

In Online Dating, Everyone's a Little Bit Racist

The co-founder of OKCupid shares findings from his analysis of millions of users' data.

Video

What Is a Sandwich?

We're overthinking sandwiches, so you don't have to.

Video

Let's Talk About Not Smoking

Why does smoking maintain its allure? James Hamblin seeks the wisdom of a cool person.

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