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. My Lovely Wife in the Psych Ward
     Published by PS Mag on 2015-01-14 at 03:32:44

How mental illness reshapes a marriage.

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2. Climber On Historic Yosemite Attempt Faces Yet Another Fateful Choice
     Published by National Georgraphic on 2015-01-10 at 06:00:54

A brush with armed kidnappers and a table saw almost ended free climber Tommy Caldwell’s climbing career years before his Dawn Wall moment. #

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3. Why a Generation of Adoptees Is Returning to South Korea
     Published by The New York Times on 2015-01-16 at 02:32:52

Thousands of Korean children were sent abroad beginning in the 1950s. Now, many of them are returning to their country of origin.

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4. How Intel Gave Stephen Hawking a Voice
     Published by Wired on 2015-01-14 at 17:00:02

Designing technology that allows ALS patients to communicate.

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5. Stephen Hawking On Why He’d Be A Good Bond Villain
     Published by Wired on 2015-01-14 at 00:20:27

Over the past five decades, Hawking has been one the boldest explorers of the cosmos, at least in the realms of thought — his mind roams in theoretical dimensions that, for the most part, remain inaccessible to experiment and direct observation #

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6. Revealing The Trauma Of War
     Published by National Georgraphic on 2015-01-16 at 23:15:09

Brain injuries caused by blast events change soldiers in ways many can’t articulate. Some use art therapy, creating painted masks to express how they feel. #

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7. Let’s Get Drinks
     Published by The New Yorker on 2015-01-13 at 08:58:34

Hey, girl! So great to see you at Mike’s party on New Year’s. You free this week? Want to grab drinks? #

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8. The National Magazine Awards Finalists
     Published by LongForm on 2015-01-15 at 23:59:02

Feature Writing, Reporting, Essays and Criticism, Public Interest — a full list of the articles nominated today, including work by Ta-Nehisi Coates, Pamela Colloff, John Jeremiah Sullivan and more.

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9. America’s Dirtiest Cops
     Published by Rolling Stone on 2015-01-15 at 21:00:07

How an elite anti-narcotics task force became the most brazen drug thieves on the Texas border.

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10. A Declassified And Unbelievable Hostage Rescue Story
     Published by The Verge on 2015-01-08 at 06:45:59

How the Colombian army sent a hidden message to hostages… using a pop song. #

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