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A great first line can spur intense readerly attraction—provoke a compulsion to know more. Let’s call this: <i>love at first sentence.</i>

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The War That Russians Do Not See

A majority of people in Russia get their news from state television, which depicts their country not as the aggressor in Ukraine but as a victim of the West.

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Deep Learning Is Hitting a Wall

What would it take for artificial intelligence to make real progress?

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The Infinite Reach of Joel Kaplan, Facebook’s Man in Washington

How one man came to rule political speech on Facebook, command one of the largest lobbies in DC, and guide Zuck through disaster—and straight into it.

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How to Stop Overthinking and Start Trusting Your Gut

Intuition is frequently dismissed as mystical or unreliable — but there’s a deep neurological basis for it.

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What We Wear: A Reading List on Fashion and Our Complex Relationship to Clothes

Getting dressed isn’t a low-stakes activity, nor is it something we can opt out of: After all, we have bodies.

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When Pigs Cry: Tool Decodes the Emotional Lives of Swine

An algorithm built by European researchers could help farmers “speak pig” to improve the animals’ welfare.

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Russia’s Economic Blackout Will Change the World

Like all novel experiments, the group punishment of Russia is a leap into the unknown.

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The visionary pop star holds nothing back, talking with Vanity Fair about everything under the sun, including her thrilling upcoming album, Book 1.

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