Here’s Why Airplane Boarding Got So Ridiculous

Listening to My Neighbors Fight. Inside the Pampered and Personalized World of DC’s VIP Diners.

The Curse of Genius

We see exceptional intelligence as a blessing. So why, asks Maggie Fergusson, are so many brilliant children miserable misfits?

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8 Simple Tips to Live Longer and Healthier

Turns out extending your lifespan is pretty damn easy. Just follow these definitive, scientific, time-tested methods.

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What Good Feedback Really Looks Like

According to a recent Harvard Business Review cover story, it’s rarely useful to give feedback to colleagues. The authors argue that constructive criticism won’t help people excel and that, when you highlight someone’s shortcomings, you actually hinder their learning.

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The Humble Receipt Gets a Brilliant Redesign

This proof of concept, which is a side project from a Netflix data engineer, needs to find its way into real stores.

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What Color Is a Tennis Ball?

An investigation into a surprisingly divisive question.

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Inside the Pampered and Personalized World of DC’s VIP Diners

The big restaurant lie: Everyone is treated the same.

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Here’s Why Airplane Boarding Got So Ridiculous

So, airlines have begun slicing the boarding order more and more thinly, boarding customers approximately in the order of their value to the airline.

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Listening to My Neighbors Fight

When people are crammed into cities, there’s not much privacy, and neighbors become spectators to one another’s personal lives.

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The Myth of Authenticity Is Killing Tex-Mex

Overshadowed by barbecue in its home state, Tex-Mex is the most important, least understood regional cuisine in America.

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