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. Love, Loss and Survival
     Published by www.si.com on 2014-11-14 at 22:15:27

Last summer, Gia Allemand took her own life in a New Orleans apartment complex. The first person on the scene was her boyfriend, NBA star Ryan Anderson. This is the story of how he survived.

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2. Michael Lewis on Longform
     Published by LongForm on 2014-11-15 at 02:25:00

The 15-year-old who flummoxed the SEC, the precarious existence of NFL placekickers, a world tour of economic collapse and much more—our complete archive of articles by Michael Lewis.

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3. Why Thousands Of People Are Willing To Die On Mars
     Published by www.popsci.com on 2014-11-08 at 07:18:31

More than 200,000 aspiring space explorers have volunteered for a one-way trip to Mars. Are they insane? #

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4. The Knowledge, London’s Legendary Taxi-Driver Test, Puts Up a Fight in the Age of GPS
     Published by The New York Times on 2014-11-12 at 21:00:10

For at least 130 years, cabbies in London have been taking what many believe is the hardest test in the world: through a series of oral exams that takes four years to complete, they must prove that know every one of the city’s 25,000 street...

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5. Tristan Walker: The Visible Man
     Published by www.fastcompany.com on 2014-11-11 at 22:56:05

On an African-American entrepreneur and race in Silicon Valley.

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6. Unprotected
     Published by www.outsideonline.com on 2014-11-13 at 04:20:42

An investigation into sexual abuse in youth sports, with a focus on USA Swimming.

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7. How One Lawyer’s Crusade Could Change Football Forever
     Published by The New York Times on 2014-11-07 at 10:17:23

The NFL is more popular — and more profitable — than ever. But its coming settlement over brain injuries could lay the groundwork that pushes the sport to the margins of American culture. #

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8. Why Don’t People Want To Donate Their Organs?
     Published by The Atlantic on 2014-11-11 at 03:18:48

Around 21 Americans die each day waiting for transplants. What’s behind the reluctance to posthumously save a life? #

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9. Who The Hell Keeps Calling Me?
     Published by digg.com on 2014-11-08 at 00:34:01

On October 25th, while dancing at a wedding, my phone lit up with texts and calls from friends, letting me know I’d been doxxed by Gamergate. Since that initial posting, I’ve received death threats in the mail and over the phone, had my credit card an...

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10. Why Schools Can’t Teach Sex Ed
     Published by time.com on 2014-11-13 at 11:42:54

As even young children are exposed to ever more explicit material online and off, parents have to step in. #

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