Shane Snow is a journalist in New York City. MS/Journalism, Columbia; Fellow, Royal Society of the Arts. Contact for speaking inquiries at http://shanesnow.com/speaking
The (Literally) Unbelievable Story of the Original Fake News Network
A yearslong investigation that uncovered the tapes the CIA used in 1954 for a fake radio station that convinced Guatemala it was in the middle of a civil war.
Year-Long, First Of It's Kind Study of US Government Pay Reveals Hidden Gender Pay Gap Issues [FOIA DATA]
Although women hold half of all state and federal service jobs, they make 10% less than men in the public sector, according to an analysis of government documents obtained through freedom of information requests by an investigative non-profit.
The analysis by the Contently Foundation, a non-profit for investigative journalism, found that women earn 10% less median income than men in the public sector. The employee earnings records also show that 73% of government workers making $100,000 or mo...
A Quest to Understand What Makes Things Funny : The New Yorker
A Quest to Understand What Makes Things Funny
How Real Navy SEALs Would Handle Famous Movie Missions
Navy SEALs are having the best year and a half ever. We've been inundated with tell-all books, documentaries, and big-budget action movies (the upcoming Zero Dark Thirty) about the special-ops frogmen... and then there's that whole Team-Six-killing-Osama thing. We're beginning to think there's no task too big for these badasses.
What It's Like to Eat Nothing but This Magical, Healthy Ice Cream for 10 Days
I ate 50 pints of ice cream in a row for Science. You're welcome!
New York's Most Misunderstood Mammal | Observer
How bad science and bureaucracy bred NYC’s strange relationship with ferrets.
Dreaming of Hoverboards
Aerospace-inspired OneWheel electric skateboard doesn't float, but it feels like it.
Data Shows: New Yorkers In A Blizzard Are Gluttons
A quick piece for NYMag about our greasy eating habits, and snowstorms.
How Matt's Machine Works ⚙ Co.Labs ⚙ code + community
With a new version out and millions hooked, WordPress creator Matt Mullenweg's unconventional model can make or break the Web.
How Stars Like Jay Z And Martha Stewart End Up With Samsung
How Stars Like Jay Z And Martha Stewart End Up With Samsung Phones
Orson Scott Card Talks Ender's Game in Rare Interview
The sci-fi writer opens up about Ender's Game and more.
The Innovator's Question: What Would Fosbury Do? - HBR
The Innovator's Question: What Would Fosbury Do? - ...
The Music at Your Next Rave Could Be Produced in the Cloud ...
The Music at Your Next Rave Could Be Produced in th...
The Oatmeal's Reckoning
Feature profile of Matthew Inman, the infamous artist behind TheOatmeal.com.