this is volume 21

The Sunday Reader
Instagram's Influence on Restaurants, Percy $, The Fall of General Stanley McChrystal, Finding Aliens, Steroid Solidarity & Artificial Immortality
NL Notes:
The 3 Minute Trailer to Stranger Things Season 2 Just. Came. Out.
  by Casey Newton
 13 mins
Instagram is Pushing Restaurants to be Kitschy, Colorful & Irresistible to Photographers
"For many restaurants, Instagram-centered design means moving to physical spaces that are flooded with natural light, so as to permit more beautiful photographs."

  by Jacqui Shine
 23 mins
Percy Wants to Give you Money $!
He was was a self-made, blue-collar millionaire in Reagan’s America. But when Percy Ross decided to give away his fortune, he made things simple: all you had to do was ask for it.

   by E.J. Kahn
 20+ mins
Throwback: The Runaway General - The Profile That Brought Down General Stanley McChrystal
With the recent release of Netflix's War Machine with Brad Pitt, we look back at the article that inspired the film.

  by Ramin Skibba
The Next Step in the Search for Aliens is a Huge Telescope and a Ton of Math
Aliens could be hiding on almost any of the Milky Way's roughly 100 billion planets, but so far, we haven't been able to find them ( dubious claims to the contrary notwithstanding). Part of the problem is that astronomers don't know exactly where to look or what to look for.

 by Oliver Bateman
 17 mins
Steroid Solidarity
A profile on the culture of juicing at the Mr. Olympia competition.

  by James Vlahos
  20+ mins 
A Son's Race to Give His Dying Father Artificial Immortality
As a father succumbs to lung cancer, his son tries to recreate his personality in the form of a chatbot.
PODCAST MUST LISTEN: Robert O'Neill Talks Howard Stern Through The Night He Killed Osama Bin Laden
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