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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.

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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.

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www.nytimes.com

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.

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www.theguardian.com

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.

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stratechery.com

Zillow Changes CEOs, An Interview with Zillow CEO Rich Barton

Stratechery.com is supported by subscriptions to the Daily Update. The Daily Update consists of substantial analysis of the news of the day (~1800 words) delivered via three daily emails in addition to the free weekly article (four total articles per week).

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kottke.org

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.

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stratechery.com

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.

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