What I read in 2013
Here is a list of the favorite articles I read this year.
- Our Silver-Coated Future, Robin Marantz Henig
- How nano-technology is slowly becoming ubiquitous in our lives; but regulations are lacking. It's a few years old, but still very informative.
- Do No Harm, Anil Ananthaswamy
- A fascinating article about people who want to amputate one of their perfectly healthy limb.
- The Extraordinary Science of Addictive Junk Food, Michael Moss
- A long article on how the food industry is making junk food addictive.
- How Junk Food Can End Obesity, David H. Freedman
- Could the food junk giants be the solution to obesity?
- Paradise With an Asterisk, S. C. Gwynne
- The story of the people who were displaced after the nuclear testing on Bikini atoll.
- Google Glass: What You're Not Supposed to Do, A.J. Jacobs
- An hilarious take on what the near future might be like.
- 23 and You, Virginia Hughes
- The consequences of having access to your genetic information: ancestry and diseases.
- The Science of Why We Don’t Believe Science, Chris Mooney
- The battle to destroy Wikipedia's biggest sockpuppet army, Simon Owens
- How some people are trying to manipulate at a large-scale the content of Wikipedia.
- The Honey Launderers: Uncovering the Largest Food Fraud in U.S. History, Susan Berfield
- Where does your honey come from?
- Bad Blood, Will Storr
- The story behind the assassination of a Russian dissident.