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Scouting body disposal sites, investigating obscure poisons, and computing royalty payments with Donna Andrews, the mystery novelist behind the Meg Langslow series.
Most of us tend to think of randomness as being “well spaced.” Genuinely random distributions seem to contradict our inherent ideas of what randomness should look like.
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Catching embezzling CFOs, sniffing out a corrupt private school headmaster, and sifting through fake invoices with Chris Ekimoff, a forensic accountant at RSM US.
Tracking a 2.5-mile-wide tornado, fretting over forecasts, and waking up at 2:30am with Lacey Swope, a TV meteorologist for News 9 in Oklahoma City. How does she deal with fans and stalkers? And what is the “deformation zone”?
Don’t ask to pick someone’s brain. You’ll get better results from inviting them to retrace their route instead.
Curiosity can be a means to an end. But couldn’t it also be … the end? A reward in itself? Maybe we need a slow curiosity movement.
Defending a man prosecuted for breaking into his own house, carrying clients’ burdens, and dispelling a myth about Miranda rights with Mike Panella, a criminal defense attorney from Orlando.
Mystery dates, adult playrooms, habit stacking, and the misuse of “narcissism” with Laura Heck, a virtual couples therapist.
Meeting Muhammad Ali, handling fans who are alcoholics, pouring with no foam, and dreaming about one last game with Howard Hart, who spent three decades as a stadium beer vendor.
Good thinkers frequently ask themselves this question, the way good doctors frequently check their practices against the Hippocratic oath they swore.