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This Startup is Changing How People Retire

With over 110 million Americans over age 50, it’s no wonder this Princeton grad’s startup raised over $161M in funding to help people conquer retirement.

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Everything You Didn’t Know About the Trusty Tape Measure

There’s more to this tool than meets the eye. Especially the eye of the untrained amateur.

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Most Hollywood Writers’ Rooms Look Nothing Like America

Could that finally be changing?

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Revolt of the Delivery Workers

Exploited by apps. Attacked by thieves. Unprotected by police. The city’s 65,000 bikers have only themselves to count on.

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How a ‘Fatally, Tragically Flawed’ Paradigm Has Derailed the Science of Obesity

“To attribute obesity to ‘overeating’ is as meaningful as to account for alcoholism by ascribing it to ‘overdrinking.’”

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The Frustration with Productivity Culture

Why we’re so tired of optimizing our work lives, and what we should do about it.

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The Never-ending Story of Glitter, 20 Years On

How 9/11, MTV, and Y2K-era celebrity culture continue to complicate one of Hollywood’s most notorious flops.

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Scientists Identify Key Conditions to Set up a Creative ‘Hot Streak’

Researchers use AI to reveal runs of artistic success are commonly preceded by an experimental phase.

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The Journey to Define Dimension

The concept of dimension seems simple enough, but mathematicians struggled for centuries to precisely define and understand it.

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