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  1. The Mixed-Up Brothers of Bogotá

    After a hospital error, two pairs of Colombian identical twins were raised as two pairs of fraternal twins. This is the story of how they found one another — and of what happened next.

    nytimes.com
  2. Self-driving car dilemmas reveal that moral choices are not universal

    Survey maps global variations in ethics for programming autonomous vehicles.

    nature.com
  3. How Does a Museum Buy an Artwork That Doesn’t Physically Exist?

    The Hirshhorn Museum’s purchase of a piece by Tino Sehgal reveals a different kind of acquisition process.

    nytimes.com
  4. How Black Flag, Bad Brains, and More Took Back Their Scene from White Supremacists

    Every hardcore band you loved in the ’80s and beyond, from Black Flag to Minutemen to Fugazi, had one unfortunate thing in common: Nazi skinheads occasionally stormed their concerts, stomped their fans, gave Hitler salutes in lieu of applauding, and generally turned a communal experience into one full of hatred and conflict.

    cvltnation.com
  5. You buy a purse at Walmart. There’s a note inside from a "Chinese prisoner."

    Tracing a mysterious message across the world to understand how what we buy is made.

    vox.com
  6. Why You Can’t Stop Looking at Other People’s Screens

    You’re not a creep, though you are a thief. You’re also a human.

    nytimes.com
  7. How and Why to Cultivate an Evil Laugh

    It needs to be helpless, robust, and appropriately timed.

    thecut.com
  8. I pulled a 1,500-year-old sword out of a lake

    People are saying I am the queen of Sweden because of the legend of King Arthur

    theguardian.com
  9. "We should think very seriously about what a bed is today" says Beatriz Colomi…

    Architectural historian Beatriz Colomina wants to know what people get up to in bed – it will affect the way we design cities in the future, she says.

    dezeen.com
  10. The white supremacist symbols hiding in plain sight

    Renowned illustrator Mirko Ilić says that logo designers should raise awareness about such hateful marks.

    qz.com