Posted on March 1, 2019
It’s March, here’s hoping for an early spring! Right? (insert fingers crossed emoji) (insert sunshine emoji) (insert flower emoji) (insert green leaf emoji). It’s Navireads, the in like a lion, out like a lamb edition!
- The Secrets of the World’s Greatest Art Thief ~ Stéphane Breitwieser robbed nearly 200 museums, amassed a collection of treasures worth more than $1.4 billion, and became perhaps the most prolific art thief in history. And as he reveals to GQ’s Michael Finkel, how Breitwieser managed to do all this is every bit as surprising as why. | GQ
- The Psychiatrist Who Believed People Could Tell the Future ~ After a national disaster, a British doctor began collecting foreboding visions. Soon, they closed in on him. | The New Yorker
- My Mother’s Daughter ~ “Of course, we had an open marriage.” The cameras were rolling. I could smell my mother’s thick, expensive perfume. It was one of those very gray, cold New York City winter days, dark at 4:30. | NY Books
- Inside the Secret Sting Operations to Expose Celebrity Psychics ~ Are some celebrity mediums fooling their audience members by reading social media pages in advance? A group of online vigilantes is out to prove it. | The New York Times Magazine
- peter pichler architecture envisions sustainable treehouses in the italian dolomites | Design Boom
- What It’s Like To Write About Race And Video Games ~ I’m no stranger to controversial takes. I ask people at parties whether or not a hot dog is a sandwich (it’s not). I think Jupiter Ascending is a fun movie, and if I never see another superhero flick again I think I would be okay. But every time I mention race on this site, even if my opinion isn’t nearly as controversial as thinking Samoas are bad cookies, the reaction is surprisingly strong.
- The Minnesota Murderess ~ A new wife, a dead husband, and the arsenic panic that shook the Victorian world.
- I was 35 when I discovered I’m on the autism spectrum. Here’s how it changed my life. | Vox
- The silencing of Meghan Markle ~ The Duchess of Sussex was meant to be an icon of a new progressive monarchy. But is she fated to become yet another human sacrifice? | New Stateman
- Figuring Out What’s True In an Age of Lies ~ How do you know what you read or hear is true? Finding an answer to this question seems more urgent now than ever. | Alberta Views
- An interview with a guy who wears the same thing every day ~ Could “uniform dressing” actually be about joy? | Vox
- Blessed by the Burden: Harvard’s Extracurricular Culture ~ With nearly 450 extracurriculars to choose from, Harvard students have no problem staying busy. | Harvard Political Review
- Where Weimar Germany Went Wrong ~ The Turbulent Politics of “Berlin Alexanderplatz” | Foreign Affairs
- The battle for the future of Stonehenge ~ Britain’s favourite monument is stuck in the middle of a bad-tempered row over road traffic | The Guardian
- Thomas Sankara Tried to Liberate His Country from the West. Then He Was Murdered ~ When the revolutionary president of Burkina Faso was assassinated in 1987, his successor prevented an inquest into his death. After decades of obstruction, justice may finally be served | The Walrus
- Farming water ~ Two ranches set out to see if agriculture and conservation can co-exist facing a water-scarce future. | Grist
Compiled by Emmeline Hobbs
Knowledge and Learning Officer
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