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Here Are All of Our No. 1 Story Picks from This Year

<i>All through December, we’ll be featuring Longreads’ Best of 2014. To get you ready, here’s a list of every story that was chosen as No. 1 in our</i> …

Stunning Vintage Photos of Audrey Hepburn, Brigitte Bardot, and More

Throughout his storied career, photographer Terry O'Neill has mingled with some of the biggest names in show business. It was his comfortable, easy-going attitude that earned the now 76-year-old such incredible access to his famous subjects. "Getting to know my subjects and [forming a level of] …

Behind the Code: A Q&A with 'Imitation Game' Writer Graham Moore

The Alan Turing story is almost too unbelievable to be true. A closeted gay academic is hired by British military intelligence during World War II to …

26 Pictures That Will Make You Re-Evaluate Your Entire Existence

The universe, man... THE UNIVERSE.

Jingoism was only one front in Rudyard Kipling’s war

The Nobel laureate was not the reactionary figure of popular prejudice – his works should be celebrated this year<p>In the roll call of writers and poets with a connection to the First World War, one name has been conspicuously absent, that of Rudyard Kipling.<p>Commentators seem reluctant to include …

10 Recent Music Releases To Listen To That Aren't Taylor Swift

It's getting hard to escape Taylor Swift since the release of <i>1989</i> -- in addition to conquering radio, she's also taken over the entirety of New York City. But even though it seems like whole world is swept up in Swift-mania, the music world has been quietly pumping out some amazing, non-Taylor …

Military kit through the ages: from the Battle of Hastings to Helmand

Photographs by Thom Atkinson of military kit through the ages suggest that while technology evolves apace, the experience of soldiers in the face of war is unchanging<p>On a winter’s day in 1915 the family of one Capt Charles Sorley – athlete, soldier and poet – received a package. It was his kit bag, …

Eric 'Winkle' Brown: The man who seemed not to notice danger

<b>Pilot Eric "Winkle" Brown holds two of the most startling records from the world of flying. And that's just a part of his extraordinary life.</b><p>Brown's exploits run through some of the most momentous events of world history. He was at the 1936 Berlin Olympics, he interrogated Hermann Goering, helped …

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Ad Breakdown: Sainsbury's WW1 Christmas truce advert.

<b>Christmas supermarket adverts used to show a paper-hatted extended family, lashings of mince pies, copious tinsel, and an inordinately large turkey. But this year's Sainsbury's offering rewinds 100 years to dramatise the Christmas truce of 1914, writes Tom de Castella.</b><p>It starts with the boom of …

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