Sunday Stories

Christie wonders if the New York Times has found the perfect format for telling a story. John Branch‘s stunning multimedia narrative Snow Fall: the avalanche at Tunnel Creek presents words, photos, videos and maps just where and when you want them, without breaking the story’s flow. We at LWON sure miss Virginia Hughes. This week on her […]

Sunday Stories

For your Sunday-reading pleasure, a few stories that the people of LWON loved this week. In no particular order: Ann: Who knew about radiation sickness, and when?, by Alex Wellerstein, Restricted Data Some Manhattan Project physicists did know what radiation from atom bombs would do to people. Robert Oppenheimer wasn’t much interested. Bonus: Emma Marris has a really charming […]

Sunday Stories

For your Sunday-reading pleasure, a few stories that the people of LWON loved this week. In no particular order: Christie: For sale: The North Fork Valley, by Sarah Gilman, High Country News Gilman Looks at the proposed fracking in her backyard and decides that this technology is “not just the machinery of corporate greed – it’s the […]

Sunday Stories

For your Sunday-reading pleasure, a few stories that the people of LWON loved this week. In no particular order: Cameron and Christie: “Over the Wall,” by Roger Angell, The New Yorker  Cameron says: It’s mainly about his wife, who died recently, and it ends up being very clever and hopeful, too. Also, I hope I can […]