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Stories for the weekend.

Published Sat, Jan 20, 2018, 8:00 AM
CRIME AND PUNISHMENT
LIFE PRESERVERS BEHIND BARS
Escape From The Rock
popularmechanics.com
How the only successful Alcatraz prison break in history was torn from the pages of Popular Mechanics.
ONLY IF YOUR NAME IS TOM CRUISE
Can You Arrest People Before They Commit Crimes?
topic.com
The fantasy of preventing criminal acts before they happen has been around as long as law enforcement itself. But in the 21st century, can "Minority Report" become a reality?
'I WOULD RATHER BE DEAD THAN DO THIS'
The Man Who Wants Nevada To Kill Him
themarshallproject.org
More than a year ago, Nevada death row prisoner Scott Dozier gave up his legal appeals and asked to be executed. He’s still waiting.
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THE WEEK IN PHOTOS
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The Best Photography Of The Week
digg.com
Breaking down the stereotypes of Muslim men in the UK, a distorted vision of Hollywood, and how one family prepared for nuclear war in 1954.
THE TWILIGHT ZONE
The Week's Coolest Space Images
digg.com
Every day satellites are zooming through space, snapping incredible pictures of Earth, the solar system and outer space. Here are the highlights from this week.
11-DIMENSIONAL CHESS
ROBING PETER TO PAY LOGAN PAUL
How YouTube Blew It
lareviewofbooks.org
In our tech driven world, companies like Apple, Facebook, Alphabet (formerly Google), and Amazon have a lock on tech development, but they consistently fail to develop culture in ways that are innovative and sustainable.
HAPPY ANNIVERSARY!
JUST THREE TO SEVEN MORE YEARS
What To Read About Trump's First Year In Office
digg.com
It's been a very strange year, and you're probably trying to make sense of it. To help, here are six of the sharpest essays we've read on Trump's first 365 days in office.
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Happy Saturday, time to tune everything out for a while.