The Internet has made it easier to cheat, and easier to get caught. The Boston Globe Magazine’s Melissa Schorr catches you up on the state of extramarital affairs

+ Whitey Bulger and the FBI Whitewash.

+ “Video games have broadened his relationships outside of our borders, and formed new bonds. He loves his gaming friends and, from what I can tell, they love him, too.” From The New Yorker’s Simon Parkin: The video game invasion of Iraq.

+ NYT Mag’s Luke Mogelson: “More than a thousand refugees have died trying to reach Christmas Island. But faced with unbearable conditions at home, they keep coming.” The Dream Boat.