PUBLISHED: June 13, 2013
LENGTH: 24 minutes (6231 words)
A man who installs secret compartments in cars—which are used to conceal things like jewelry, handguns, and drugs—finds himself in legal trouble:
"On November 18, as Anaya drove his Ford F-350 through a Home Depot parking lot, he noticed a dark sedan that seemed to be shadowing him in an adjacent aisle. He thought the car might belong to friends. But when the sedan stopped in front of him, the men who got out were strangers to Anaya. They identified themselves as DEA agents and ordered him out of his truck. 'You know why we're here,' one agent said to Anaya, who was bewildered to be in handcuffs for the first time in his life. 'Your compartments.'"
PUBLISHED: March 19, 2013
LENGTH: 25 minutes (6264 words)
No athlete has ever mastered that equation better than Yuriy Sedykh, who refers to his elegant throwing motion simply as "the dance." But his physical gifts are far from the only reason his record is so untouchable. Sedykh entered his prime just as the Soviet sports machine was at its peak, creating an environment in which even hammer-throw success was considered essential to national pride. The machine provided him with advantages that today's hammer throwers can only dream of: generous financial support and state-of-the-art coaching. It also blessed him with that one key factor that few aspiring record-breakers can live without. A nemesis.
PUBLISHED: June 21, 2011
LENGTH: 12 minutes (3074 words)