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2019The Lonely Work of Moderating Hacker News (newyorker.com)
2569 points across 3 posts | 25 annotations | 4 months ago with 243 comments
2013A Buddhist monk confronts Japan's suicide culture (newyorker.com)
543 points across 2 posts | 5 annotations | 2 years ago with 44 comments
1946Hiroshima (newyorker.com)
486 points across 3 posts | 4 annotations | 1 year ago with 158 comments
2015Experts once predicted that Americans would face excess leisure time (newyorker.com)
427 points across 2 posts | 5 annotations | 1 week ago with 352 comments
2014Why Walking Helps Us Think (newyorker.com)
407 points | 5 years ago with 117 comments
2015Unnecessary medical care is harming patients physically and financially (newyorker.com)
329 points | 4 years ago with 245 comments
2004What happens when patients find out how good their doctors are? (newyorker.com)
314 points | 4 years ago with 224 comments
2014Almost Everything in “Dr. Strangelove” Was True (newyorker.com)
290 points across 2 posts | 2 annotations | 2 years ago with 59 comments
2018Why Doctors Hate Their Computers (newyorker.com)
279 points | 1 year ago with 317 comments
2016How to Be a Stoic (newyorker.com)
277 points across 2 posts | 2 annotations | 1 year ago with 64 comments
2017Why Facts Don’t Change Our Minds (newyorker.com)
260 points across 2 posts | 1 year ago with 122 comments
1993Ricky Jay’s Magical Secrets (newyorker.com)
223 points across 2 posts | 3 years ago with 20 comments
1994How I Met My Wife (newyorker.com)
217 points | 1 year ago with 125 comments
2013I had an autoimmune disease, then the disease had me (newyorker.com)
215 points | 5 years ago with 138 comments
2010Much of what investment bankers do is socially worthless (newyorker.com)
212 points | 8 years ago with 171 comments
2005What were Einstein and Gödel talking about? (newyorker.com)
207 points | 5 years ago with 58 comments
2019The Beautiful Mind-Bending of Stanislaw Lem (newyorker.com)
196 points | 3 months ago with 75 comments
2018Mark Fisher’s “K-punk” and the futures that have never arrived (newyorker.com)
186 points | 1 annotation | 3 months ago with 123 comments
2004What happens when patients find out how good their doctors really are? (newyorker.com)
184 points | 8 years ago with 53 comments
2019How to Read “Gilgamesh” (newyorker.com)
179 points | 7 months ago with 118 comments
1994E-mail from Bill (newyorker.com)
177 points | 5 years ago with 68 comments
1998American Summer: Before Air-Conditioning (newyorker.com)
174 points | 8 years ago with 85 comments
2015Einstein's boyhood proof of the Pythagorean theorem (newyorker.com)
165 points | 4 years ago with 80 comments
2011The Dangerous Power of Crowds (newyorker.com)
165 points across 3 posts | 1 annotation | 7 months ago with 19 comments
2007A Life-Saving Checklist (newyorker.com)
163 points across 2 posts | 1 annotation | 4 years ago with 43 comments
2008Late Bloomers: Why do we equate genius with precocity? (newyorker.com)
156 points | 7 years ago with 67 comments
2016Patagonia's Philosopher King (newyorker.com)
154 points | 2 years ago with 57 comments
2018The Woman Who Gave the Macintosh a Smile (newyorker.com)
151 points | 1 year ago with 36 comments
2009Letter from the grave (newyorker.com)
143 points | 9 years ago with 39 comments
2014The Disruption Machine: What the gospel of innovation gets wrong (newyorker.com)
131 points across 2 posts | 2 annotations | 5 years ago with 14 comments
2003A Sudden Illness (newyorker.com)
130 points | 3 years ago with 37 comments
1981A.I. (newyorker.com)
124 points | 6 years ago with 10 comments
2013“Dune” Endures (newyorker.com)
121 points | 2 years ago with 112 comments
2015The dawn of online piracy (newyorker.com)
115 points | 4 years ago with 49 comments
2002The Real Heroes Are Dead (newyorker.com)
113 points | 5 years ago with 44 comments
2013The Darker Side of Aaron Swartz (newyorker.com)
111 points | 1 annotation | 6 months ago with 162 comments
2017Doomsday Prep for the Super-Rich (newyorker.com)
111 points across 2 posts | 12 annotations | 8 months ago with 66 comments
2013Slow ideas (newyorker.com)
110 points across 2 posts | 2 annotations | 4 years ago with 8 comments
2005What were Einstein and Gödel talking about? (newyorker.com)
110 points | 12 years ago with 13 comments
1959A Corner in Piggly Wiggly (newyorker.com)
107 points | 1 year ago with 62 comments
2017The Serial-Killer Detector (newyorker.com)
106 points across 2 posts | 3 years ago with 7 comments
2015The Big Dig: Istanbul’s city planners have a problem: too much history (newyorker.com)
105 points | 5 years ago with 21 comments
2008Atomic John: Truck driver uncovers secrets about first nuclear bombs (newyorker.com)
104 points across 2 posts | 2 annotations | 6 years ago with 7 comments
2014A Gene That Makes You Need Less Sleep? (newyorker.com)
104 points | 3 years ago with 54 comments
2015An earthquake will destroy a sizable portion of the coastal Northwest (newyorker.com)
97 points across 2 posts | 2 years ago with 53 comments
2014“Person of Interest”: The TV Show That Predicted Edward Snowden (newyorker.com)
93 points | 6 years ago with 35 comments
2016How people learn to become resilient (newyorker.com)
93 points | 1 year ago with 79 comments
2014The Last Survivors of Meridian 59 (newyorker.com)
89 points | 5 years ago with 17 comments
2016On Reading Issues of Wired from 1993 to 1995 (newyorker.com)
87 points | 2 years ago with 32 comments
2008Late Bloomers: Why Do We Equate Genius with Precocity? (newyorker.com)
87 points | 3 years ago with 41 comments
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