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The FBI of the National Park Service

The 33 special agents assigned to the Investigative Services Branch handle the most complex crimes committed on NPS land. 

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The myth of meritocracy: who really gets what they deserve?

Sorting people by ‘merit’ will do nothing to fix inequality

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The Queen West Voyeur

His friends and tenants thought he was a great guy, until they discovered he was filming them in their most private moments

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All In: The Hidden History of Poker and Crypto

Online poker and crypto have an intertwined history that goes back to the first bitcoin code.

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Meet the Animals That Go Wild for Your Pee

A surprising number of creatures—from reindeer to locusts—have a known affinity for human urine. And for some species, this craving for our minerals has dramatically shaped their behavior.

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Johnny Depp will not be buried

Aggrieved, aggressive and vulnerable, by turns it’s all these things. He spoke, we listened and here is the truth Johnny Depp wants you to hear

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The Enduring Scam of Corporate Tax Breaks

Why these deals have remained popular in Washington despite the overwhelming evidence that they don’t work

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How Auto-Tune Revolutionized the Sound of Popular Music

An in-depth history of the most important pop innovation of the last 20 years, from Cher’s “Believe” to Kanye West to Migos

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What Termites Can Teach Us

Roboticists are fascinated by their “swarm intelligence,” biologists by their ability to turn grass into energy. But can humans replicate their achievements?

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The Great Endumbening

IQ scores look to be on the decline. Is there a complicated explanation, or are we just getting stupider?

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Ranch Nation

How one creamy, peppery salad dressing became America’s favorite flavor.

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How do you decaffeinate coffee?

Some of us love the taste of coffee but can’t deal with the effects of caffeine. So how exactly do you take the caffeine out of a coffee bean?

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American Farmers Are in Crisis

Falling prices and a trade war mean small farmers are struggling to stay afloat

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The Ethical Dilemma of Highbrow True Crime

In its dignified guise, it has maybe only perfected a method of making us feel less gross about consuming real people’s pain for fun.

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When Your Muse Is Also a Demonic Dominatrix

On the controversial reputation of Salvador Dalí’s wife, Gala.

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In Praise of Defensive Football

In Praise of Defensive Football

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Exploring The Digital Ruins Of 'Second Life'

What’s it like to log into the smash online hit of 2006 in the year 2018? It feels a lot like a dead mall.

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Traumatic License: An Oral History of Action Park

From 1978 to 1996, New Jersey hosted a ride-at-your-own-risk water park that earned it the nickname “Class Action Park.”

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These microscopic mites live on your face

We all seem to have Demodex mites living on our faces. Far from being harmful, these uninvited guests could reveal our evolutionary history

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When the Movies Went West

Scorned by stage actors and mocked by the theater-going upper classes, filmmakers nevertheless developed a bold new art form — but they needed better weather.

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