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