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. You Just Got Out of Prison. Now What?
     Published by The New York Times on 2015-07-18 at 17:00:04

Life on the outside is full of unpleasant surprises for longtime inmates.

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2. The Hard Truths of Ta-Nehisi Coates
     Published by nymag.com on 2015-07-14 at 19:30:05

On the modern era’s answer to James Baldwin.

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3. My Month of Hell in a Gay CrossFit Cult
     Published by www.out.com on 2015-07-18 at 19:30:12

“The whole thing has a sort of Taylor Swift-meets-jihad feel.”

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4. Death of a Prosecutor
     Published by The New Yorker on 2015-07-16 at 23:30:23

Alberto Nisman accused Iran and Argentina of colluding to bury a terrorist attack. Did it get him killed?

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5. The Myth of the Ethical Shopper
     Published by Huffington Post on 2015-07-17 at 01:49:12

When it comes to sweatshops and child labor, your $7 H&M gym shorts aren’t really the problem (or the solution).

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6. What Happens When A State Is Run By Movie Stars?
     Published by The New York Times on 2015-07-02 at 11:01:15

The frenzied, fanatical politics of Tamil Nadu, India. #

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7. Childhood, Disrupted
     Published by Aeon on 2015-07-07 at 18:07:19

Adversity in childhood can create long-lasting scars, damaging our cells and our DNA, and making us sick as adults. #

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8. Make It Reign: How An Atlanta Strip Club Runs The Music Industry
     Published by GQ on 2015-07-10 at 02:29:47

To call it a mere strip club means you don’t get it. It’s more like hip-hop’s ultimate proving ground — a legendary hive of hustlers and dreamers. Magic City is a place where fortunes rain from the rafters, where women with impossible bodies call ...

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9. Do No Harm
     Published by www.vox.com on 2015-07-10 at 13:01:24

There’s an infection hospitals can nearly always prevent. Why don’t they? #

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10. You Consist Of Trillions Of Tiny Machines
     Published by NYBooks on 2015-07-08 at 05:29:26

We are used to thinking of ourselves as composed of billions of cells, but as Paul G. Falkowski points out in his new book, we also consist of trillions of electrochemical machines that somehow coordinate their intricate activities in ways that allow o...

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