2006.11

November 2006

"The mind is more powerful than anything.... If we were able to use our full minds we would probably destroy ourselves and the world."
- Justin Timberlake

The Teenage Brain

The Teenage Brain

Why adolescents sleep in, take risks, and won’t listen to reason
Alberta’s Gamble with Gambling
The “crack cocaine” of gaming hooks a senior mandarin—and the provincial treasury
Ephemera
The Israel Defense Forces dropped hundreds of thousands of leaflets on Lebanon
Stop Making Sense
Designers get serious
A Walrus Online Special Feature: buzz
Swedish for Great Literature
When catalogues become books
“Chillax, Pops”
Safe and Sexy
A photo essay on the choices women make about what they wear
The Frozen Zoo
As species disappear, natural history’s future is put on ice
The Conspiracy Against Africa
Africa is a mess and it’s not going to get better any time soon.
Scarce Heard Amid the Guns
Does Canada’s war museum say enough about peace?
Made in Mexico
British photographer Martin Parr isn’t your stereotypical gringo
The Bad Future
Climate change vs. civilization
Banking on Catastrophe
Beneath an Arctic island, the seeds of a postapocalyptic garden lie buried
Keeping Everest Honest
Elizabeth Hawley, arbiter of Himalayan glory and shame, calls it like she sees it
A Resonant Boom
How Shanghai’s citizens view their city’s seemingly unending growth.
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