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Notes from Underground
In 1943 a Catholic man kept Jewish families alive in the sewers under Lvov, safe from the Nazis, for more than a year. Now their story has been turned into a movie — and it's nominated for best foreign film at next week's Oscars. Ariel Leve meets Krystyana Chiger, the only remaining survivor.
PDF Version | February, 2012
Insects and the City
They have taken over the smartest New York venues without an invitation and brought hysteria to the most sophisticated city on the planet. Now they’re coming here. Ariel Leve reports on the antisocial ambitions of the humble bedbug.
PDF Version | January, 2011
The positive side of being pessimistic
Optimism has cost the world a financial meltdown. We should recognise the benefits of negative thinking and science agrees.
PDF Version | July 19, 2009
Saint Stan Brock: who are you?
This man has come to the rescue of nearly 200,000 poor Americans who can' t afford to see a doctor. So who is Stan Brock – and why has a penniless 72-year-old Brit devoted his life to solving the US healthcare crisis?
Pdf Version | April 5, 2009
Jill Price, the woman who remembers everything
This woman recalls every detail of her life since she was 14. There is no ‘off’ button. She is one of four people diagnosed with superior autobiographical memory. And it’s a living hell.
Pdf Version | September 21, 2008
The Pink Mile: Women on Death Row
At the end of a leafy road is a maximum-security prison where some of the 51 women sentenced to death in America await their fate. Ariel Leve was given unprecedented access
Pdf Version | August 31, 2008
Tyler Ziegel & Renee | Cover Story
Their story touched millions: the brave young marine who fought for his country and was left horribly disfigured. The high-school sweetheart who stood by his side. When we met them last year, their marriage was blossoming. But was the pressure to live happily ever after too much to bear?
Pdf Version | May 11, 2008
Iraq Veterans Against the War | Cover Story
After Vietnam, American veterans testified to the atrocities they witnessed. Now soldiers who fought in Iraq and Afghanistan are about to do the same.
Pdf Version, | March 2, 2008
Six months ago a homicidal student walked into a classroom with guns blazing. Thirty-two people were killed that day. This boy was hit three times. Ariel Leve meets the survivors.
Pdf Version | December 2, 2007
Broken Pieces of a Lost Life | Cover Story
Andrew Smith lay undiscovered for two months before his body was found — and there was nothing in his home to identify him. He is one of thousands of people who die alone and unmourned in the UK every year. Ariel Leve uncovers his poignant story.
Pdf Version | September 2, 2007
McQueen and I | Cover Story
In the last four years of his life, Steve McQueen only let one person come close to him: his wife, Barbara. For the first time she tells their story and reveals the vulnerable side of a movie icon.
May 13, 2007
The Chelsea Hotel | Cover Story
New York storeys: Edie Sedgwick set fire to it, Sid Vicious's girlfriend Nancy was killed there, and Dylan, Kubrick and Joplin all made it their home at The Chelsea Hotel.
Pdf Version | March, 2007
The Amish | Cover Story
It's an insular, pious community that is at odds with the modern world. So how will the Amish stop its younger generation from walking away?
Dead Men Walking: US Marines | Cover Story
Steven Schultz had part of his head blown off in Iraq. Shrapnel took much of Todd Herman’s face. Christopher Malone has had his legs sewn together. Ten years ago these soldiers would have died on the battlefield. Ariel Leve talks to them.
Pdf Version | November 12, 2006
Women and Anger
There's no shame in being an angry person, argues Ariel Leve. Anger is valuable, so why not embrace it?
Pdf Version | January 6, 2006
Driven Round the Bend in Scotland
Tim Rayment and Ariel Leve set out to find out just what it is that makes men and women incompatible in a car. They toured Scotland in a Mercedes convertible. It wasn’t good. Ariel Leve’s Side of it...
The Pursuit of Female Happiness
We asked seven writers to give their views on what women really want. To some it was a complex question of socioeconomics. To others the answers were as simple as sex, security and shoes.
Men will fake attention the way women fake orgasms: to get it over with. The difference is, we can tell.
Look back at anger
From seething stars to peeved politicians, everyone’s doing anger management. Ariel Leve finds out why it’s all the rage.
The Science of Me | Cover Story
Scientists say they can map out your medical destiny: what diseases you'll get and how you'll die. But would knowing the future improve your life? Two of our writers bared all for the truth.
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