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The Decline of Marriage and Rise of New Families
The Decline of Marriage and Rise of New Families

Why four in ten people are timetravelers from 1960.

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Pure Process: Picking the Creative Brain
Pure Process: Picking the Creative Brain

What coffee, ironing and crying newborns have to do with the birth of an idea.

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LED The Way
LED The Way

How to stop global warming and hackers with the flip of a light switch.

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Friday FYI: Happy Place
Friday FYI: Happy Place

Unicorns found in Denmark and why grandma is always right.

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Hits, Punches and Other Impact
Hits, Punches and Other Impact

Three-minute verdicts, humanitarian aid for your vocabulary, Brazilian models, hyper-social networking, what Harry Potter and the Yankees have in common, and where you can get a side order of sweaty hunk with lunch. Welcome to the Hits, Punches and Other Impact issue.

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The Human Face, Up Close and Personal
The Human Face, Up Close and Personal

What the CIA has to do narcissism, attractiveness and Autistic children.

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Army Goes Ghost
Army Goes Ghost

What the U.S. Army has to do with Sarah Palin, the Terminator and Men in Black.

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You Better Believe It
You Better Believe It

Why we drink, scandal!, the world’s most expensive clock, theft-worthy animation, what Radiohead and Goldfrapp have in common, and how diarrhea can save the planet.

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Friday FYI: Hate Mornings Less
Friday FYI: Hate Mornings Less

Why orchids are better than coffee.

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