Rich Wheatley

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Michael Jordan: ‘I can no longer stay silent’

His statement on the shootings of African-Americans and the targeting of police officers<p>As a proud American, a father who lost his own dad in a …

Afghanistan: The Making of a Narco State

Helmand Province in southern Afghanistan is named for the wide river that runs through its provincial capital, Lashkar Gah, a low-slung city of …

The mind-bending effects of feeling two hearts

When a man was fitted with a new heart, his mind changed in unusual ways. Why? The answer reveals a surprising truth about all our bodies, says David Robson.<p>Every second or so, Carlos would feel a small “bump” hitting his tummy. It was the beating of his “second heart”.<p>The small mechanical pump was …

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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> …

13 Essentials for the Best Kids Table Ever

We’re not going to get into the grand debate over whether there should or should not be a kids table. For all intents and purposes, today, there most definitely should be a kids table. Here are 13 ideas to give those youngsters something to do over at the “fun” table.<p>1. Paper Tablecloth: All kids …

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25 Of The Most Incredible Breakfasts To Make The Day After Thanksgiving

Against all odds, the whole family feels hungry the morning after Thanksgiving.<p>The party is over. The fat lady has sung her turkey-tuned song. The refrigerator is overflowing with Tupperware galore, not to mention extra ingredients you bought in case of emergencies.<p>It's the morning after …

Simple Trick Allows You to Transfer Images Onto Wood Using Only an Inkjet Printer

In what is one of the coolest photography hacks I’ve seen in a while, Steve Ramsey from Woodworking for Mere Mortals shows you how to easily create a …

Gorgeous Traditional Temari, Embroiedered By a 92 Year Old Woman

Temari (meaning handball), is a Japanese folk art form of embroidering balls for handball games or just plain decoration. Back in the day (around 7th century AD), the spheres were made from old kimono remnants that were wadded up into a ball and then wrapped with strips of fabric. Over time, the …

24 of Our Readers’ Best Camper Vans

We asked and you delivered. Searching for the best outdoor rigs and a little inspiration to hit the road, we asked our followers to share their adventure vehicles on Instagram using #OutsideMobile. Here are 24 of our favorite setups.<p><i>Photo</i>: Our winning shot! Courtesy of …

The Ivy League, Mental Illness, and the Meaning of Life

William Deresiewicz explains how an elite education can lead to a cycle of grandiosity and depression.<p>The former Yale English professor William Deresiewicz stirred up quite a storm earlier this month with his <i>New Republic</i> essay “Don’t Send Your Kid to the Ivy League”—a damning critique of the …