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 Price Of Nice Nails
     Published by The New York Times on 2015-05-07 at 20:31:33

Manicurists are routinely underpaid and exploited, and endure ethnic bias and other abuse, The New York Times has found. #

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2. America’s Epidemic Of Unnecessary Care
     Published by The New Yorker on 2015-05-05 at 01:02:20

Millions of people get tests, drugs, and operations that won’t make them better, may cause harm, and cost billions. #

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3. The Man Who Broke the Music Business
     Published by The New Yorker on 2015-05-09 at 17:30:15

A CD plant employee ushered in the modern era of music piracy by teaming up with a shadowy “Scene” crew on IRC chat.

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4. This Is What Happens After You Die
     Published by digg.com on 2015-05-05 at 19:20:41

“It might take a little bit of force to break this up,” says mortician Holly Williams, lifting John’s arm and gently bending it at the fingers, elbow and wrist. “Usually, the fresher a body is, the easier it is for me to work on.” #

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5. She Could Be An Olympic Runner, But Her Brain Is At War With Her Body
     Published by Huffington Post on 2015-05-08 at 17:00:10

On Amaris Tyynismaa, the 14-year-old star runner who has Tourette’s.

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6. Librarians Versus The NSA
     Published by www.thenation.com on 2015-05-07 at 23:41:54

Your local library is on the front lines against government surveillance. #

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7. Ghosts Of Iguala
     Published by First Look Media on 2015-05-04 at 21:52:32

How 43 Mexican students disappeared in the night. #

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8. The Rehab Racket
     Published by www.motherjones.com on 2015-05-09 at 22:30:00

The death of one Nevada man in a chaotic, unregulated, and expensive industry.

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9. I Was an Undercover Uber Driver
     Published by citypaper.net on 2015-05-09 at 01:00:06

Uber says its drivers can earn as much as $90,000. The author decided to fact-check that number the only way she could: by becoming a driver herself.

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10. Inside the School Silicon Valley Thinks Will Save Education – (@issielapowsky, @WIRED)
     Published by Wired on 2015-05-08 at

Inside the School Silicon Valley Thinks Will Save Education -  (@issielapowsky, @WIRED)

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