The Secrets of the World's Greatest Art Thief
Stéphane Breitwieser robbed nearly 200 museums, amassed a collection of treasures worth more than $1.4 billion, and became perhaps the most prolific art thief in history. And as he reveals to GQ’s Michael Finkel, how Breitwieser managed to do all this is every bit as surprising as why.
My Roommate's Tik Tok Fame Made My Life Hell
On August 22, I tweeted from Flip’s Twitter account, asking anyone with a unique renting experience to email me a little bit about their story, hoping to pay some freelancers to write for our blog. I got more than forty emails, but one stood out from the rest.
Raheem Sterling Has Had Enough
KNUTSFORD, England — That day, Raheem Sterling looked up, and tuned in. Ordinarily when he is on the field, he loses himself so completely in the game that the noise of the crowd becomes an indistinct murmur, each voice lost in the hum of tens of thousands.
Weirs and aerial walkways: the Bristol that might have been
Unpopular plans for a new ring road and thousands more houses on the south side of Bristol have recently led to a surge in local civic activity.
Zillow Changes CEOs, An Interview with Zillow CEO Rich Barton
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Clouds in Unexpected Places
Dutch artist Berndnaut Smilde creates ephemeral water vapor sculptures (you know, clouds!) in places you normally wouldn’t find them, like inside churches & museums. He shared some of his process with National Geographic: The ingredients for Smilde’s clouds: just smoke and water vapor.
Exponent Podcast: Mark Zuckerberg’s Projected Self
On Exponent, the weekly podcast I host with James Allworth, we discuss Facebook’s Privacy Cake. Listen to it here.