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. After Years in Guantanamo, Ex-Detainees Find Little Solace in Uruguay
     Published by Washingon Post on 2015-03-24 at 16:00:00

One man’s story.

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2. Isolation Play
     Published by ESPN on 2015-03-28 at 00:31:57

For a few weeks a few years ago, Jeremy Lin was on top of the basketball world. Now he’s riding the bench, being taunted by Kobe Bryant, and trying to figure out what the hell happened.

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3. The Radical Humaneness of Norway’s Halden Prison
     Published by The New York Times on 2015-03-27 at 19:30:02

The Scandinavians had an idea that seems wacky to Americans: make a prison safe and livable.

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4. The Friendly Atheists Next Door
     Published by CNN on 2015-03-28 at 21:22:53

Harry Shaughnessy was a suburban dad and a lifelong Catholic. Then he and his family gave up on God.

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5. After The Kodak Moment
     Published by The New York Times on 2015-03-21 at 03:19:20

What happens when a tech company is left for dead but the people left behind refuse to give up? At Kodak, the answer is to mine its patents for gold. #

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6. Ted Cruz: Political Prodigy Or Smug Know-It-All?
     Published by Washingon Post on 2015-03-25 at 16:59:31

GOP presidential candidate Ted Cruz is a lightning rod for controversy and a stickler for process #

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7. The Incredible True Story Behind The Toronto Mystery Tunnel
     Published by www.macleans.ca on 2015-03-21 at 09:14:42

Why Elton McDonald built the Toronto tunnel that captivated the world. #

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8. The Origins Of The White Collar Worker
     Published by blog.longreads.com on 2015-03-25 at 01:59:48

Before the Civil War, the clerk was “a small but unusual phenomenon.” By the end of the 19th century, clerical workers were a social force to be reckoned with. This is the story of their rise. #

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9. The Shut-In Economy
     Published by Medium on 2015-03-28 at 20:23:38

There are two roles to play in the new world of on-demand everything: royalty or servant.

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10. The Crash of EgyptAir 990
     Published by The Atlantic on 2015-03-28 at 18:30:00

Investigating a pilot’s choice and the death of 217 people.

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