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By Bloomberg Businessweek | In this season of relentless kindness, envy is often sadly neglected. Which is why we bring you the First Annual Jealousy List, a compilation of the great pieces of journalism in 2013 that left the staff of Bloomberg Businessweek sick with resentment. Besides functioning as a very long “Bah, humbug,” it’s also a useful guide to the best work of the year by our peers at other news organizations. May they all receive a lump of coal—along with the satisfaction that comes with a job well done. - Josh Tyrangiel
In this season of relentless kindness, envy is often sadly neglected. Which is why we bring you the First Annual Jealousy List, a compilation of the …List-Worthy
Listening to Stamets speak about fungi I think this must be what it was like to listen to Thomas Edison talk about incandescence, the research so …
a film by Margarethe von Trotta
Hannah Arendt: Ihr Denken veränderte die Welt [Hannah Arendt: Her Thought Changed the World]
edited by …
The Last of the Unjust
a film directed by Claude Lanzmann
Shown at the New York Film Festival in September; general release in February 2014
Terezin: Il …
Lindsay Lohan moves through the Chateau Marmont as if she owns the place, but in a debtor-prison kind of way. She’ll soon owe the hotel $46,000. Heads turn subtly as she slinks toward a table to meet a young producer and an old director. The actress’s mother, Dina Lohan, sits at the next table. Mom …Lindsay Lohan
At the first day assembly, the freshman seem confused and nervous while the seniors are boisterous and confident. It's exactly the kind of first day …High School Students
Principal Leonetta Sanders is worried that in the wake of a recent shooting, some of her students at Harper might be in danger of retaliatory …High School
Few men in sports make a better villain than the unsmiling, unsparing, unstoppable coach of the back-to-back national champion Alabama Crimson Tide. Warren St. John spent three weeks on Nick Saban's trail—and a couple of days in his face—on a mission to find the soul of the scariest man in college …Nick Saban
A cellphone video that appears to show Mayor Rob Ford smoking crack cocaine is being shopped around Toronto by a group of Somali men involved in the …Rob Ford
State troopers clean up a meth lab found on school board property about a block from a London, Kentucky elementary school.
The first time she saw her …Methamphetamine
You're on Amazon.com. You're buying, say, a toaster, and you're checking out the customer reviews. You assume the people writing these reviews are people like you — people who wanted a toaster, went online and bought one. As it turns out, a lot of reviews on Amazon are written by people who are …
When Rudy Giuliani ran for mayor of New York City in 1993, he campaigned on a platform of bringing down crime and making the city safe again. It was …Crime
Scandal at Clinton Inc. How Doug Band drove a wedge through a political dynasty
One Thursday evening last September, Bill Clinton, George W. Bush, and …
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In late 2010, Bart Chilton, one of three Democratic commissioners at the U.S. …Hillary Clinton
We’re three years from the next presidential election, and Hillary Clinton is, once again, the inevitable Democratic nominee. Congressional …Elizabeth Warren
10 members of the Planet Money team scrunched into a room to listen to early drafts of the T-shirt stories.
How San Francisco’s new entrepreneurial culture is changing the country.
The way to meet up with Johnny Hwin, one of the best-connected kids in San …Startups
According to Wikipedia, the Tampa International Airport is a public airport six miles west of downtown Tampa, in Hillsborough County, Florida. It’s also where Jimmy Wales flies in and out of a couple times a month, in coach, to visit his 12-year-old daughter, Kira, who is named after the …Wikipedia
Gina Rinehart is Australia’s richest—and most controversial—billionaire.
Australia, thanks largely to the economic rise of China, has been in the …Economics
For the first time, the Navy SEAL who killed Osama bin Laden tells his story — speaking not just about the raid and the three shots that changed history, but about the personal aftermath for himself and his family. And the startling failure of the United States government to help its most …Osama Bin Laden
If there was one thing troubling Scott Harrison as he stood up to address a group of nearly 50, including more than a dozen Silicon Valley wunderkinds, it was the matter of the private jet.
Actually, “private jet” was, when he thought about it, a bit of an exaggeration. Harrison was no Greg …Philanthropy
John Sexton has a vision for N.Y.U.’s future. His faculty aren’t buying it.
Last May, during final exams, John Sexton, the president of New York …United Arab Emirates
Restaurant chains have managed to combine quality control, cost control, and innovation. Can health care?
It was Saturday night, and I was at the …Atul Gawande
Joseph Hall, an abused and neglected 10-year-old, was convicted last month of murdering his father, a neo-Nazi leader. His sentencing is scheduled for this week — but who do you punish when a child becomes a cold-blooded killer?
Two flags dangle from a banister into the middle of a living room in a …
The village was abandoned. Streets deserted. Houses empty. Behind the central mosque rose a steep escarpment. Behind the escarpment mountains upon mountains. Up there — above the timberline, among the peaks — a white Taliban flag whipped in the wind. Several Afghan soldiers were admiring it when a …Afghanistan
We Must Build An Enormous McWorld In Times Square, A Xanadu Representing A McDonald's From Every Nation
The first time I wrote a letter to the president of McDonald’s it was about breakfast. I’m not a huge fan of most of the lunch and …Times Square
A month after ace programmer Sergey Aleynikov left Goldman Sachs, he was arrested. Exactly what he’d done neither the F.B.I., which interrogated him, nor the jury, which convicted him a year later, seemed to understand. But Goldman had accused him of stealing computer code, and the 41-year-old …Michael Lewis
One Sunday recently while staying in London, I took a stroll in the gardens of Temple, the insular clod of quads and offices between the Strand and the Embankment. It's kind of a luxury rent-controlled ghetto for lawyers and barristers, and there is a beautiful tailors, a fine chapel, established …Margaret Thatcher