From the Archives: 6/3/2014

Hail Dayton: The legacy of the Scopes monkey trial

http://www.oxfordamerican.org/articles/2014/may/29/hail-dayton/

 

The taming of a trading monster

http://nymag.com/news/features/steven-a-cohen-2014-6/

 

The power of 21st century plutocracy

http://www.newrepublic.com/article/117973/why-has-there-been-no-great-recession-backlash-against-plutocracy

 

Tiananmen 25 years later, just how loyal was the Chinese Army?

http://www.nytimes.com/2014/06/03/world/asia/tiananmen-square-25-years-later-details-emerge-of-armys-chaos.html

 

All is lost, the death of basketball

http://www.sbnation.com/nba/2014/6/3/5772796/nba-y2k-series-finale-the-death-of-basketball

 

Bacteria kill us by accident (mostly)

http://aeon.co/magazine/nature-and-cosmos/bacteria-kill-us-by-accident/

 

Can you supercharge your brain?

http://mosaicscience.com/story/can-you-supercharge-your-brain

 

Here is some more people asking what Apple is up to

http://recode.net/2014/06/02/whats-apple-really-up-to-keeping-you-in-apple-world/

From the Archives: 6/2/2014 Edition

The internet with a human face: How the modern web has become a ponzi scheme

http://idlewords.com/bt14.htm

 

The art of non-fiction: an interview

http://www.theparisreview.org/interviews/6286/the-art-of-nonfiction-no-7-adam-phillips

and Jimmy Iovine: The man with the magic ears (also an interview)

http://www.rollingstone.com/music/news/jimmy-iovine-the-man-with-the-magic-ears-20120412

 

The foreign legion in San Antonio, the building of the Spurs

http://grantland.com/features/san-antonio-spurs-bench-international-manu-ginobili-rc-buford/

 

40 maps that explain the internet

http://www.vox.com/a/internet-maps

 

The exorcists next door

http://www.dmagazine.com/publications/d-magazine/2014/june/exorcists-next-door?single=1

 

Spy vs. Spy: the new industrial espionage

http://www.newyorker.com/talk/financial/2014/06/09/140609ta_talk_surowiecki

 

A pageant in catfish county

http://roadsandkingdoms.com/2014/a-pageant-in-catfish-country/

 

Apple is fighting a messaging war it can’t win

http://www.theverge.com/2014/6/2/5773774/apple-is-fighting-a-messaging-war-it-cannot-win-messages-ios-8-snapchat-whatsapp