THERANOS, Elizabeth Holmes and the Cult of Silicon Valley

Elizabeth Holmes became a Silicon Valley celebrity after she dropped out of Stanford at 19 to start a company called Theranos. We sat down with John Carreyrou, the Wall Street Journal reporter who unmasked Holmes. (Source: ReasonTV)

Utopia: Welcome to the Jungle

The first episode of a new docu-series from director Ondi Timoner about an upstart town being built in the middle of the Panamanian jungle.

In Short Supply: A Story on Modern Farming

The American food system doesn’t make it easy for small farmers to get their healthy food to your home, but meet two farmers who are trying: Ricky Horton and Sherilyn Shepard. They’re siblings who grow tomatoes, cucumbers, and other vegetables…

PERFECTLY NORMAL

I was introduced to Jordan, the effervescent subject of this Op-Doc, by a mutual friend; we met for lunch at his favorite deli in Los Angeles, where we live. That day, we waded through a getting-to-know-you conversation that somehow felt…

What It Took to Discover Bacteria in the 1670s

Antony van Leeuvenhoek was not a trained scientist, but he was insatiably curious, and ground his own lenses that he used to find the bacteria. (Source: VOX Observatory)

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