The Modern Man’s Weekly Reading List

Starving Settlers in Jamestown Colony Resorted to CannibalismSmithsonian

New forensic evidence sheds some light on the desperate situation in Jamestown during their first winter.

Trials and ErrorThe Walrus

Bad forensic evidence is putting innocent Canadians in jail; here’s why.

Dens of BureaucracyThe New Inquiry

The drugs are the greatest threats to public heath are not the ones that are illegal; how did it come to this?

How the Trailer Park Might Save Us All Pacific Standard

Millions of baby boomers are getting ready to retire, and millions of them have almost no money to do so. Are trailer parks the retirement communities we need?

Diagnosing the Wrong Deficit The New York Times

Diagnosis of ADHD, especially in adults who were previously asymptomatic, is on the rise. But what if their symptoms are really sleep disorders in disguise?

Falling Men: On Dom DeLillo and TerrorThe Paris Review

Long before modern age of terrorism and our current international obsession, Dom DeLillo argued that bombs and gunmen change the way we understand the world.

Sriracha Hot Sauce Catches Fire, Yet There’s Only One Rooster BloombergBusinessweek

Sriracha is actually a generic name for a type of sauce, much like ketchup. So how does Huy Fong dominate the market so easily?

This is a test