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How To Pick The Shortest Line
How To Pick The Shortest Line

How queueing theory and early 20th-century Dutch mathematics can help cut your wait time.

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Friday FYI: Itchy Throat
Friday FYI: Itchy Throat

Doing what you couldn’t the way you should.

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Friday FYI: Toothache Be Gone
Friday FYI: Toothache Be Gone

How a Segway can make your toothache go away.

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How to Fold a Newspaper Sheet Hat
How to Fold a Newspaper Sheet Hat

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Friday FYI: The Legal Performance-Enhancer
Friday FYI: The Legal Performance-Enhancer

How you can get a job promotion, finish the Tour de France, become an art icon and discover electricity in just 20 minutes between 2 and 3pm.

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Friday FYI: Auditory Freedom
Friday FYI: Auditory Freedom

We’re starting a new thing: every Friday, you get a quick everyday good-to-know. So go ahead, know.

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