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 Astonishing Rise Of Angela Merkel
     Published by The New Yorker on 2014-11-26 at 05:01:23

How she became the world’s most powerful woman. #

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2. Why It’s Impossible to Indict a Cop
     Published by www.thenation.com on 2014-11-25 at 21:19:22

An argument for how the system protects police.

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3. The Secret Life Of Passwords
     Published by The New York Times on 2014-11-21 at 18:09:27

We despise them — yet we imbue them with our hopes and dreams, our dearest memories, our deepest meanings. They unlock much more than our accounts. #

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4. The Downside Of The Boom
     Published by The New York Times on 2014-11-23 at 23:09:58

North Dakota took on the oversight of a multibillion-dollar oil industry with a regulatory system built on trust, warnings and second chances. #

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5. Our Savior, The Supervillain
     Published by www.popsci.com on 2014-11-25 at 04:20:41

How Elon Musk’s terror of extinction serves the human race. #

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6. The Gaming Industry’s Greatest Adversary Is Just Getting Started
     Published by www.businessweek.com on 2014-11-26 at 20:14:33

A profile of Anita Sarkeesian, who has recieved death threats as she exposes misogyny in the $25 billion video game industry.

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7. Chris Christie Is Back
     Published by The New York Times on 2014-11-20 at 21:50:07

A year after bridge-gate, the governor of New Jersey has completed an unlikely comeback. So what’s next? #

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8. A Eulogy for RadioShack, the Panicked and Half-Dead Retail Empire
     Published by www.sbnation.com on 2014-11-27 at 22:16:11

A former employee’s horror stories.

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9. How Players At MIT Engineered A Football Team
     Published by online.wsj.com on 2014-11-22 at 02:02:50

This season, the Engineers are going to playoffs, but they once competed in hand-me-downs. #

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10. Can Whole Foods Change The Way Poor People Eat?
     Published by www.slate.com on 2014-11-21 at 06:32:43

Challenging elitism, racism, and obesity with a grocery store may sound crazy. Here’s what happened when Whole Foods tried to do it in Detroit. #

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