Weekly Recommended Reading

How the women of NASA made their mark, the tortuous history of the treadmill, etc.

How the women of NASA made their mark on the space program from The Los Angeles Times

They Were Children When They Were Kidnapped By ISIS and Forced to Fight. What Happens Now That They’re Home? from TIME Magazine

Going Down the Pipes By the mid-'90s, the American air traffic control system was on the verge of a nervous breakdown: broken equipment, insane overtime, impossibly high stakes. We bring back a classic story from the frontlines of the world's most stressful desk job, from Topic Magazine

The Torturous History of the Treadmill from Wirecutter

Google's 4,000-Word Privacy Policy Is a Secret History of the Internet from The New York Times