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

Alberta’s Gamble with Gambling

Alberta’s Gamble with Gambling

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