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October 28, 2017
Dotting your i’s and crossing your t’s is one thing. But mathematician Eugenia Cheng says obsessing over perfection leads to a lot of wasted effort.
August 28, 2017
Hungry for information? Then learn about the history of the American restaurant.
August 07, 2017
Manufacturing jobs may have moved to China … but not all of them have stayed there.
July 18, 2017
Just weeks into a study to help people lose weight, Dr. Vincent Felitti began to notice that the patients who he had expected to make the most progress were dropping out.
June 21, 2017
What’s the difference between the 2017 Women’s March, and the 1963 March on Washington? Zeynep Tufekci explores protests in an internet age.
June 20, 2017
Beyond “Singin’ in the Rain” and “Sunset Boulevard,” what was the transition to talkies really like for Hollywood?
May 08, 2017
Science gave us penicillin, space travel and computers. But, it also gave us TNT, guns and heroin. Paul Offit tells us about when science goes wrong.
April 21, 2017
The Trump phenomenon was built, in large part, by television. Michael Schneider tells us how the former star of "The Apprentice" is shaking up Hollywood — and creating some unexpected winners.
March 17, 2017
The gig economy has exploded over the past decade. Could Paul Ryan’s new health care proposal halt that progress?
March 08, 2017
Should you respond to that suspiciously attractive suitor on OkCupid? Should you invest your money in a “too-good-to-be-true” land deal? Before you trust anyone, listen to Maria Konnikova talk about the history and psychology of cons.
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