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The One That Got Away

A single nutrient—omega-3 fatty acids—may have turned early humans into civilized man. Has stripping it from our diet given rise to cancer, diabetes, and other civilized diseases? Our correspondent investigates.

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The Wolf Raises a Daughter

When a seducer of women tries to teach his daughter about the facts of life, he discovers that some situations require more than just sweet talk.

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The Art of Leverage

No opponent is too mighty when you know how to seize the upper hand, advises the Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright in this Best Life essay.

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Fiction: “Insiders,” by Chuck Palahniuk

Every corporate office has its own tribal rituals. In the dark heart of cubicle land, a tribe needs a virgin to sacrifice. This is how it happened.