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 Untold Story of ILM
     Published by Wired on 2015-05-19 at 19:24:10

An oral history of Industrial Lights & Magic, which gave birth to Star Wars and countless films, as well as playing a hand in the creation of Photoshop and Pixar.

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2. The War on Big Food
     Published by fortune.com on 2015-05-22 at 23:30:14

How packaged-food companies like Campbell and Hershey are responding to the backlash against pesticides, preservatives, high-fructose corn syrup, growth hormones, antibiotics, gluten, and genetically modified organisms.

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3. The Overdue, Under-Told Story Of The Clitoris
     Published by Huffington Post on 2015-05-18 at 22:44:32

In 1969, we put a man on the moon. In 1982, we invented the Internet. In 1998, we discovered the full anatomy of the clitoris. #

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4. The Mysterious Murder Of A Nun Who Knew Too Much
     Published by Huffington Post on 2015-05-17 at 00:29:25

Baltimore parents trusted Father Joseph Maskell. Maybe they shouldn’t have. #

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5. One of the top reads on @Pocket this week: World Without End – (@raffiwriter, @NewYorker)
     Published by The New Yorker on 2015-05-18 at

One of the top reads on @Pocket this week: World Without End -  (@raffiwriter, @NewYorker)

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6. One of this week’s top reads on @Pocket: What Was Gay? – (@jbryanlowder, @slate)
     Published by www.slate.com on 2015-05-17 at

One of this week's top reads on @Pocket: What Was Gay? -  (@jbryanlowder, @slate)

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7. The $48 Billion Company You Don’t Know About
     Published by The Guardian on 2015-05-19 at 22:02:56

It’s ubiquitous in fossil fuel operations across the world, has more staff than Google, turns over more than Goldman Sachs, and is worth more than McDonald’s – yet you won’t have heard of it. Meet the oil world’s most secretive operator. #

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8. Can Racism Be Stopped in the Third Grade?
     Published by nymag.com on 2015-05-20 at 17:00:26

A controversial effort divides students by race in order to combat racism.

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9. Why It Pays To Be A Jerk
     Published by The Atlantic on 2015-05-20 at 17:07:41

Sneer at the customer. Keep your colleagues on edge. Claim credit. Speak first. Put your feet on the table. Withhold approval. Instill fear. Interrupt. Ask for more. And by all means, take that last doughnut. You deserve it. #

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10. How America Overdosed On Drug Courts
     Published by PS Mag on 2015-05-19 at 02:15:19

Hailed as the most compassionate way for the criminal justice system to deal with adducts, drug courts were designed to balance punishment with rehabilitation. But after 25 years, the verdict is in: Drug courts embolden judges to practice medicine without...

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