02.23.13 9:45 AM ET
The Week’s Best Longreads for February 22, 2013
The Extraordinary Science of Addictive Junk Food
Michael Moss, The New York Times Magazine
Inside the hyperengineered, savagely marketed, addiction-creating battle for American “stomach share.”
Lauren Collins, The New Yorker
Gérard Depardieu and France part ways.
Steven Brill, Time
Why medical bills are killing us.
The Evolution of Irregular War
Max Boot, Foreign Affairs
Pundits tend to treat terrorism and guerrilla tactics as something new, but nothing could be further from the truth.
The Man Who Fell to Earth
Michael Hall, Texas Monthly
Once a beloved world champion, Lance Armstrong is now a pariah in his hometown. Will he ever be a hero again? Was he one to begin with?
Michio Kaku, Newsweek
The recent crash-down in Russia was a flea bite. The one in 2036 could destroy entire nations...
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