Andy Wright

Illustration
Tales of deception from all sides of a con: scam victims, scam baiters, and the scammers themselves.
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Photography
Why those eye-popping pictures showing the pounds of cocaine, stacks of cash, and piles of firearms confiscated by police are the ideal propaganda for America’s war on drugs.
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Illustration
We asked over a dozen people how gifts, insurance payouts, the MacArthur Genius Award, book deals—ranging from $8,000 to over $1 million—were spent.
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Feature
When the family business is sex toys, there may be some awkward moments. But that hasn’t stopped these sibling and parent teams from dominating the industry.
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Feature
A near-unexplored wilderness was found on top of a mountain in Mozambique, and a dream team of scientists scaled the rock face to study it.
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Illustration
No sweetheart in your life? Tired of feeling rejected and confused? Luckily for you, the world is full of places that were made for wallowing.
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Illustration
These six people are trying to make dying in America better—for both the living and the dead.
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Feature
A coat grown out of mushrooms, body odor as ID, a breakthrough in human-dolphin communication, and more from the wild edge of scientific research.
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