Patrick McGinley

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Safecracking the Brain - Issue 6: Secret Codes

It’s hard to imagine an encryption machine more sophisticated than the human brain. This three-pound blob of tissue holds an estimated 86 billion …

The Case of the Bank-Robbing Prostitutes: How a Team of L.A. Hookers Became the "Starlet Bandits"

"Whenever you're selling drugs and dealing with women, you're cheating," he says. "You're not believing in your talents. You're hedging your …

Rae Carruth, The Women Who Loved Him, And The One He Wanted Dead

<i>Originally published in the May 2001 issue of</i> GQ<i>. Reprinted here with the author's permission. His annotations appear throughout the story (click on</i> …

The Curious Genius Of Amar Bose

The acoustic innovator and founder of the Bose Corporation died Friday. This is the story of how his insatiable curiosity helped launch a better future.<p><i>"Better Living Through Curiosity," by Tom Clynes, originally appeared in the December 2004 issue of</i> Popular Science_ magazine. Inventor and …

When We Held Kings

The oral history of the 2003 World Series of Poker, in which an amateur named Moneymaker turned $39 into $2.5 million and the poker boom was born<p>In …

David Letterman

Tag: Con Men

A Las Vegas hustler hits his lowest point.<p>Frédéric Bourdin was an imposter. His "trail of cons," for which he used five languages and dozens of …

The six most excruciating interviews of all time

Today, Ginger Baker is probably responsible for more curled toes and tightened sphincters than anyone else alive. His Q&A with Michael Hann at the …