5 Intriguing Things

  • October 27, 2014 Hello from Vacationland

    As most of you know, I left The Atlantic earlier this month and I'm starting at Fusion, the ABC-Univision joint venture, next month. I was going to keep doing 5IT during the interregnum, but I realize...

  • October 15, 2014 5 Intriguing Things, 10/15

    *1. Gather round, kids, to hear the story of *warez, *a word that used to practically set my heart racing

  • October 14, 2014 5 Intriguing Things, 10/14

    *1. This is heavy and worthwhile. An anthropologist argues that one reason Ebola has spread is that public health spending now focuses on individual diseases and projects, not building cohesive, adapt...

  • October 13, 2014 5 Intriguing Things, 10/13

    *1. THE SEGWAY OF UNICYCLES .*

  • October 10, 2014 5 Intriguing Things

    *1. Modeling the ebola outbreak with a "live" scientific paper. *

  • October 09, 2014 5 Intriguing Things

    *1. USA Today is kicking off serious coverage of the racial pay gap in the tech industry ....

  • October 08, 2014 1 Intriguing Thing

    There was big news in my own little world yesterday. I announced that I am leaving The Atlantic for Fusion

  • October 06, 2014 5 Intriguing Things

    *1. Meet the Mosers, Nobel Prize winners for their work finding our brain's "inner GPS." *

  • October 03, 2014 5 Intriguing Things

    *1. These future scenarios are not implausible enough .*

  • October 01, 2014 5 Intriguing Things

    *1. Right this minute, these people are going looking for a lost town at the bottom of Lake Shasta with a remotely operated vehicle they made