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He took out full-page ads in major newspapers to make this happen.
He took out fullpage ads in major newspapers to make this happen

One Man’s Quest to Get Elon Musk to Change His Mind

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"The real future of AI is not artificial intelligence, but augmented introspection."

MIT Research Fellow Michael Schrage on the intersection of psychology and technology.
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That frontage system sure does look pretty on a map. From our friend Strange Maps.
That frontage system sure does look pretty on a map From our friend Strange Maps

The Shotgun Tracts of the Lower Mississippi

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"The whole conversation around fake news is a bit perplexing to Wikimedians, because bad information has always existed," says executive director of the Wikimedia Foundation, Katherine Maher.
The whole conversation around fake news is a bit perplexing to Wikimedians

Fake News Isn’t Just a Moral Issue — It’s an Economic One

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Even non-theists experienced a dip in their scientific affinity.
Even nontheists experienced a dip in their scientific affinity

Watching Nature Documentaries Actually Increases Feelings of Religiosity

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Sir David Attenborough's greatest adventures have been animated for a whole new audience.
Sir David Attenborough's greatest adventures have been animated for a whole new audience

David Attenborough Is Teaching Kids How to Read

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Warren Buffett sent a letter to the Gateses, asking how they spent the $31 billion he donated to their foundation.
Warren Buffett sent a letter to the Gateses asking how they spent

Why Bill Gates Thinks This Is the Most Beautiful Chart in the World

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This is the map that Columbus thought he sailed across. From our friend Strange Maps.
This is the map that Columbus thought he sailed across From our friend Strange Maps

This Map Shows Why Columbus Thought He Found Asia

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Thought experiments are more than just interesting scenarios to consider — they give us a foundation to pursue real insights as well.

Daniel Dennett explains.
Thought experiments are more than just interesting scenarios to consider they give

How Thought Experiments Drive Our Curiosity

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Dr. Michio Kaku is back to blow your mind some more with this time-bending observation about the human body.
Dr Michio Kaku is back to blow your mind some more with

Why Your Head Is Older Than Your Feet

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Don't forget two things: our curiosity and our safety, says the report.
Don't forget two things: our curiosity and our safety says the report

The Planetary Society Has a Few Tips for the President

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Was Vegas taking bets on whether Obama would mention Trump?
Was Vegas taking bets on whether Obama would mention Trump

What Obama Said on His First Day Back in Public Life

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Even if you could know what your future holds, would you want to? h/t Hope & Optimism
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3 Ways That Being Optimistic Makes Life Better

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A walk in the dunes of Erg Chebbi, Morocco, in honor of Willem de Kooning's birthday.
A walk in the dunes of Erg Chebbi Morocco in honor of Willem de Kooning's birthday
Lita Jacobi
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Our lifespans continue to increase as time goes on. Are we just supposed to keep living longer, or should we just... stop?
Our lifespans continue to increase as time goes on Are we just

How Long Should Humans Live For?

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In the 1960s, Star Trek broke barriers in television for race and gender, and almost paid the price for it.

George Takei shares his stories.
In the 1960s Star Trek broke barriers in television for race and

An Interracial Kiss Nearly Sank 'Star Trek.' Then George Takei Brought Up Homosexuality.

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Weather, it turns out, did not dissuade one friend who saw their counterpart clocking in an extra ten minutes that day. They would put in at least an extra three, or run harder, even in inclement conditions.
Weather it turns out did not dissuade one friend who saw their

Working Out With Others Shows Increased Health Benefits

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Your neighbor might find the next important exoplanet.
Your neighbor might find the next important exoplanet

Two Decades of Star Data Has Been Released for Hobby Planet Hunters

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They are not opening Jurassic Park anytime soon, but these scientists have big plans.
They are not opening Jurassic Park anytime soon but these scientists have big plans

Harvard Scientists Are Splicing Woolly Mammoth DNA Into Elephant Cells

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