The week of January 24, 2016

The Redemption Issue

One amateur sleuth’s cross-country quest to prove his ‘Making a Murderer’ theory

By Jesse Hicks

‘Making a Murderer’ has provoked plenty of online opinion-mongering and theorizing, but only Daniel Luke went to the scene of the crime on Christmas Day looking for answers.


The longest mile

By Selena Larson

Inmates in California are learning to code, but nothing can fully prepare them for the leap from prison to Silicon Valley.

The hopes and fears of Toledo’s Syrian refugees

By Aaron Sankin

Meet the woman welcoming Syrian refugees in the United States.


I went to the best-reviewed psychic on Yelp

By Nico Lang

Sometimes you don’t know what you’re looking for until you can’t find it.

Confessions of a former Internet troll

By Matthew Saccaro

Becoming an adult made me realize the real-world impacts of trolling.