Alex Roy has a crazy dream: to beat the legendary Cannonball Run record by crossing the country in under 32 hours and 7 minutes. Floor it!
On August 13, 1986, Michael Morton came home from work to discover that his wife had been brutally murdered in their bed. His nightmare had only begun.
'When she died the nurse took the needle out forever. But I wanted it back, and eventually I would get it.'
It couldn’t happen this way in a million years—but it did.
By: Emma Madden  |  https://www.narratively.com/p/the-first-guy-to-break-the-internet   |   Oct 2023
It was the halcyon days of social video, eons before TikTok, and one gung-ho idealist had a simple plan to change the world. His Kony 2012 campaign crushed the internet—and nearly crushed him, too.
For decades, legends in the NBA headed up to the Catskill Mountains to do what they knew to help one of their own
From Brazil to Egypt, Turkey to Hong Kong, the 2010s saw a series of huge public uprisings. Yet many of them led to the opposite of what they asked for. I spoke to more than 200 participants across 12 countries to find out why
Did Texas execute an innocent man?
He was the best alpinist of his generation, a quiet, unassuming Canadian known for bold ascents of some of the world’s most iconic peaks. At the age of 25, he traveled to Alaska to join climber Ryan Johnson for a first ascent outside Juneau. They never came back, and a frantic nine-day search left more questions than answers.
'My job title is Medical Actor, which means I play sick. I get paid by the hour. Medical students guess my maladies. I’m called a Standardized Patient, which means I act toward the norms of my disorders.'