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We’re constantly told that more complicated is better. We’re told that to get fit we need special equipment.

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The Amazing Psychology of Japanese Train Stations

The nation’s famed mastery of rail travel has been aided by some subtle behavioral tricks.

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How Brands Get Their Names, Explained by a Professional Namer

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This Town Didn't Want to Be a Radioactive Waste Dump. The Government Is Giving Them No Choice.

"Honestly, Piketon versus United States government? How much money do I have to spend compared to how much money will they spend?” - Village of Piketon Mayor Billy Spencer

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How to Teach Girls They Don’t Have to Be Nice

Of course I want my daughters to be kind—but that doesn’t mean they can’t stand up for themselves.

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Susan Sontag Was a Monster

She took things too seriously. She was difficult and unyielding. That’s why Susan Sontag’s work matters so much even now.

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In San Francisco, Tech Money Doesn’t Buy Happiness

The hype about an incoming wave of tech I.P.O.s has underscored the city’s long-standing tensions.

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How to Create a Chain Reaction of Good Habits

One thing leads to another and before you know it, you've got a routine.

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