Chris Lagasse

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The Untold Story of Silk Road, Part 2: The Fall | WIRED

<i>Read part I of this story here.</i><p><i>“I imagine that someday<br>I may have a story written about<br>my life and it would be<br>good to have a detailed account of</i> …

Silk Road

The Untold Story of Silk Road, Part 1 | WIRED

<i>“I imagine that someday I may have a story written about my life and it would be good to have a detailed account of …

Silk Road

The Woman Who Followed Her Identity Thief for Two Years

Photographer Jessamyn Lovell put her own identity thief under surveillance for two years—and exhibited the results for all to see.<p>Portrait of …

Having your laptop stolen is traumatic. Here's what I learned

Last Tuesday after work, I headed to a bar in Kings Cross with a couple of colleagues, slung my rucksack on the table next to us, and spent a pleasant hour brainstorming feature ideas. When I got up to leave, the rucksack was gone – complete with my laptop, notebook and a copy of The Secret Diary …

Identity Theft

The Hard, Grim Work of Cleaning Up Meth Labs in West Virginia

Along with plenty of shady characters, the business offers a window into the changing drug habits of rural, white America.<p>Usually, when Jennifer McQuerrey Rhyne's truck pulls up to a property, it's the first time neighbors have seen any activity there in weeks.<p>Even though the decals on her hulking …

New Samsung Galaxy S6 Details Will Anger Apple

iOS. That’s what most iPhone and iPad owners cite when they explain why they bought their device. Being part of Apple’s ecosystem is a massive draw for many, but for Apple’s future Touch ID and its intrinsic role in security and finance offers a bigger differentiator than the subjective arguments …

Phones

On the Road with Britain's Leading Brothel Reviewer

George McCoy has been releasing guidebooks to the UK's brothels for over a decade.<p><i>*Some names, including those of brothels, have been changed.</i><p><i>This article originally appeared on VICE UK</i><p>Wearing thick-lensed glasses and a tweed flat cap, George McCoy picks me up at 9:30 AM. He has the …

Guide Books

5 of the Hottest Barbecue Trends for 2015

2015 already? Seems like I just sat down to write last year's predictions. So here's a look at my crystal ball for Planet Barbecue 2015. (Many of my predictions for last year came true, like Really Big Steaks and Cocktails Get Smoked.)<p>I write these words on a flight from Los Angeles to Miami. Which …

The murder that has obsessed Italy

Yara Gambirasio should only have been gone a short while. On Friday 26 November 2010, at 5.15pm, she left home to go to the gym, just a few hundred metres from her home. Yara, who was 13 and wore train-track braces, was preparing for her rhythmic gymnastics display the following Sunday. All she …

Crime

10 Easy Ways To Free Up A Lot Of Space On Your iPhone

Your iPhone is full of junk you don't need. And a recent class action lawsuit against Apple has brought to light that even if you buy a 16 GB iPhone, you can't actually use all 16 GB of storage.<p>So let's try to make the most of what you have. We have identified 10 simple ways you can manage and …

7 Airline Innovations That Will Change the Way We Fly

There was a day not too long ago when seatback TVs on planes looked space-aged, the concept of a call from 30,000 feet seemed impossible, and the idea of WiFi—let alone on a plane—was completely out of the question. Today? You take those things for granted. You even complain about them if they …

Georgia Tech

The 9 Best Ideas From CES 2015

The Consumer Electronics Show brings tens of thousands of new products to our shelves. Here are the nine you actually need to know about.<p>You won’t find a journalist alive who covers the annual Consumer Electronics Show and doesn’t find it a miserable experience. You’re basically trapped in the …