Millions of readers can’t be wrong, so if you’re wondering what should be on your media diet, here’s a compilation of the most shared longform features that were published this week, from the web’s leading publishing outlets.
1. The Unkillable Demon King
     Published by ESPN on 2015-06-11 at 01:00:02

A profile of the world’s best League of Legends player, a 19-year-old Korean kid whose nickname is God.

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2. The Agency
     Published by The New York Times on 2015-06-02 at 17:15:13

From a nondescript office building in St. Petersburg, Russia, an army of well-paid “trolls” has tried to wreak havoc all around the Internet — and in real-life American communities. #

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3. What Is Code?
     Published by www.bloomberg.com on 2015-06-11 at 19:30:11

A 38,000-word answer.

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4. How To Hunt For Black Holes
     Published by The New York Times on 2015-06-09 at 05:12:00

For two weeks, Volcan Sierra Negra, an extinct 15,000-foot volcano in southern Mexico, was the nerve center for the largest telescope ever conceived, built to take the first-ever picture of a black hole. #

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5. How To Fix A Broken Heart
     Published by digg.com on 2015-06-02 at 14:55:17

The need to mend broken hearts has never been greater. But what if we could simply manufacture a new one? #

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6. Elon Musk’s Space Dream Almost Killed Tesla
     Published by www.bloomberg.com on 2015-06-10 at 21:52:26

When Elon Musk went to Russia to buy some rockets.

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7. Why Baltimore Blew Up
     Published by Rolling Stone on 2015-05-27 at 12:30:46

It wasn’t just the killing of Freddie Gray. Inside the complex legal infrastructure that encourages — and covers up — police violence. #

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8. Training Young Doctors: The Current Crisis
     Published by NYBooks on 2015-05-27 at 05:44:46

In the 1890s, Sir William Osler, now regarded as something of a demigod in American medicine, created at the Johns Hopkins Hospital a novel system for training physicians after graduation from medical school. It required young physicians to reside in the ...

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9. Men Adrift
     Published by www.economist.com on 2015-05-29 at 08:38:25

Badly educated men in rich countries have not adapted well to trade, technology or feminism. #

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10. Four Columbia House Insiders Explain the Shady Math Behind “8 CDs for a Penny”
     Published by www.avclub.com on 2015-06-13 at 01:30:28

An oral history with former employees Sasha Frere-Jones, Alysia Abbott, Piotr Orlov, and Chris Wilcha.

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