August 13, 2012

THE SECRET INTERNET 3233
Business

THE SECRET INTERNET

Companies are using your private information to make sure you pay more, and see less online
A DENSE IDEA 1617
National

A DENSE IDEA

It turns out cramming more people into cities won’t help the environment or our health, and may even hurt the economy
On how animals sleep the real Olympic advantage, and why men rest easy 1213
Interview

On how animals sleep the real Olympic advantage, and why men rest easy

AMERICAN JOURNALIST DAVID Randall explores the little-known world of sleep in Dreamland: Adventures in the Strange Science of Sleep. From the identification of sleep disorders, now numbering 75, to the $30-billion sleep-medication market, he examines new research into the third of our lives we know the least about.
IN THE STANDS 4849
LONDON OLYMPICS

IN THE STANDS

Twenty years after her last Olympic time trials, Leanne Shapton spends a day at the pool
Newsmakers 1011
This week

Newsmakers

Twilight fans have their hearts broken, Justin Bieber’s neighbours complain, and Korea gets a kinder, gentler Kim
Where the wild things are 5455
MACLEAN'S BACK PAGES

Where the wild things are

Each summer hundreds of nomadic pickers prowl Canada’s boreal forests in search of the elusive morel
OUR CHINESE OIL SANDS 3637
Business

OUR CHINESE OIL SANDS

Should Canadians care if Alberta’s oil patch falls under the control of China’s state-run companies?
An education underclass 2021
National

An education underclass

Efforts to close the funding gap between Aboriginal students and other children are slow in coming
RIPPING OFF AMERICA 3839
Business

RIPPING OFF AMERICA

How Montreal scammers took over Champlain, N.Y., and turned it into Fraud Town, U.S.A.
An unbelievable superpower 4243
LONDON OLYMPICS

An unbelievable superpower

After Athens, China decided it cared about medals. Its $800-million-a-year investment in its athletes is paying off—and raising questions.
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