June 26, 2017
We Live in a Cosmic Shooting Gallery

Neil deGrasse Tyson: I'm almost embarrassed for my species that you can be so blind to everything experts have been telling you and you got to wait for people to almost die to say, "Oh, I guess they are out there. Let's find legislation to help find them and deflect them.”

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June 23, 2017
Inside Obama’s Secret Struggle to Punish Russia

The Washington Post's national security reporters unveil the deep divisions inside the Obama White House over how to respond to Russia's interference in the 2016 presidential election.

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June 22, 2017
Why the Northernmost Town in America Exists

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June 21, 2017
How To Be A Good Listener

Listening is something we’re very reluctant to do, not because we’re lazy, but because we have never actually been taught how to do it properly, in a way that can be interesting and rewarding for us.

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June 20, 2017
Eighty Years of New York City, Then and Now

A split-screen tour of the same streets in New York City, from the nineteen-thirties and today.

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June 19, 2017
Nick Offerman Answers Woodworking Questions

Nick Offerman uses the power of Twitter to answer some common woodworking questions.

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June 16, 2017
Your Microbiome and Your Brain

We've talked about the trillions of microbes inside you before, but we're learning that these little creatures may have more influence than you thought.

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June 15, 2017
Check Your Schadenfreude

"Donald Trump is the perfect figure for schadenfreude.”

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June 14, 2017
Matchbox Cars (1965)

A visit to the Matchbox Cars factory in the London borough of Hackney.

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June 13, 2017
Is Binge Watching Bad For You?

Are you watching too many screens?

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June 12, 2017
How Not to Rant

When we next catch ourselves going on a bit too long on a topic – or, to put it bluntly ‘ranting’ – we should dare to ask ourselves where our behaviour is coming from.

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June 9, 2017
Why Do We Have Irregular Verbs?

Ride, rode. Drink, drank. Why do some English verbs not fit the expected pattern? Why do irregular verbs exist?

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June 8, 2017
CREAM

The time has come for CREAM - the latest product that will fix your life. This is the story of Dr. Bellifer, a scientific genius, who after years of smashing particles together, reveals his revolutionary new product: a cream with the power to fix all of the world’s problems.

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June 7, 2017
The Importance of Flattery

We’re used to thinking rather badly of flattery; but in fact, it’s one of the moves that can help people to develop and grow into better versions of themselves.

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June 6, 2017
Trump's Infrastructure Scam

Robert Reich explains why Trump's infrastructure plan is really a scam meant to benefit the wealthy and corporations.

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June 5, 2017
How Bicycles Boosted the Women's Rights Movement

Susan B. Anthony said that the bicycle did "more to emancipate women than anything else in the world.”

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June 2, 2017
Why You Need An Early Night

The solutions to many of life’s largest problems begin with a beautifully downbeat and simple matter: the need to get an early night. There are a host of reasons why taking to bed early should be a glamorous proposition.

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June 1, 2017
How the Republican Party Turned Against Climate Science

A brief history of American inaction on climate change.

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