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 Conspiracy Against Africa

The Conspiracy Against Africa

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