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The Economics of the Office: Why Do We Still Commute?

The personal computer was supposed to kill the office and liberate us from hellish commutes to the city. But the average American commute has only increased since then. Could virtual reality finally change that?


Marketing Insights From Some Of The World’s Top CMOs

Compiled from the survey responses of 2,813 marketers at top companies, the 2017 CMO Survey examines nearly every aspect of the current marketing landscape.

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26 Time-Management Tricks I Wish I'd Known at 20

More work hours doesn't mean more productivity.


Acid Reflux Drug Linked to More Than Doubled Risk of Stomach Cancer

There are more than 50m prescriptions for proton pump inhibitors in the UK, though they have previously been linked to side-effects and increased risk of death.


How to Tell If You’re a Supertaster

ost humans can be placed into three major categories of tasters—nontasters, tasters, and supertasters, roughly in the ratio of 25 percent: 50 percent: 25 percent. There is also a small percentage (less than 1 percent) of humanity categorized in a super-supertaster category.


Can Germany Fix Facebook?

To say that Facebook has an image problem in Germany, where it has 28 million users, is a staggering understatement. Germans tend to view it as a phenomenon that drives people apart instead of bringing them “closer together,” as Facebook’s mission statement suggests, by facilitating the spread of hate speech, misinformation, and fake news.


The Time When America Stopped Being Great

A year ago Donald Trump produced the biggest political upset in modern-day America, but were there historical clues that pointed to his unexpected victory?


The Mystery of Mary Trump

Donald Trump reveres his father but almost never talks about his mother. Why not?


What It's Like to Learn You're Going to Die

The shock of confronting your own mortality need not happen at that instant, Coyle notes. Maybe you look at yourself in the mirror and suddenly realize how skinny you are, or notice your clothes no longer fit well.


Life Inside the RVs of Silicon Valley

In Silicon Valley, one of the wealthiest regions in the United States, some people have been forced out of permanent housing and into their RVs. This past summer, we met ten of the area’s mobile residents.


Why Arthur Schlesinger’s ‘Disuniting of America’ Lives On

Today the canon wars have given way to the icon wars. Although the focus of controversy has shifted from the contents of undergraduate education to the historical figures commemorated by statues and currency, debates over America’s past continue to mirror debates over America’s present and future. To the challenges of teaching history in a way that is at once accurate and inclusive, Schlesinger remains an insightful guide.


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