Solo dining is one of life’s great pleasures — and privileges.
The progressive case for population growth.
How to actually improve your life, one small change at a time.
«Research suggests that when people are intentional with how to implement a change, they’re more likely to achieve their goals.»
Few things are actually scarce on the internet — but marketers don’t want you to know that.
Your memory probably isn’t as bad as you think.
These are the days of our lives.
How the cult of consumerism ushered in an era of badly made products.
How Big Business shapes our habits and desires.
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Older, more tenured people are increasingly quitting their jobs.
Over the past few days, I’ve been reading the major plans for what comes after social distancing. You can read them, too. There’s one from the right-leaning American Enterprise Institute, the left…
Apple made your phone more private — and created a huge problem for Mark Zuckerberg.
The "Off-Facebook Activity" tool lets you see — and somewhat control — what other sites and apps tell Facebook about you
Budgeting tips won’t get you very far if you don’t address the elephant in the room.
GameStop’s stock is surging, much to the chagrin of the hedge funds attempting to short it.
Inflation is a tough egg to crack. We gave it a try anyway.
From supply chain woes to Russia’s war in Ukraine, inflation has a number of causes — and there’s no one easy solution to any of it.
Longtermism is influencing billionaires and politicians. Should it guide the future of humanity?
People want to help Ukrainians, and Airbnb has emerged as one way to do it. But is it the most effective?
Algorithms are surfacing content that combines Christian ideas like prosperity gospel with New Age and non-Western spirituality — along with some conspiracy theories.
The Court was the midwife of Jim Crow, the right hand of union busters, and the dead hand of the Confederacy, and is now one of the chief architects of America’s democratic decline.
Admitting wrongdoing isn’t a failure, it’s an opportunity.
«Fetterman’s research shows admitting wrongness actually improves our reputation. By owning up to our errors, others see us as friendlier and more agreeable.»
A community can serve as a social safety net, but finding one and becoming a part of it is different from simply making friends.
«Knowing what your values are is crucial to finding a community where you truly fit, Poswolsky says, and that can take work and soul-searching»
What history teaches us about how autocrats lose power — and how Putin might hang on.
The time for the US and its European allies to act is now.
«only about 36 percent of Ukrainians are vaccinated.»
The Dropout, Super Pumped, and WeCrashed try to break up our love affair with tech founders. They don’t totally succeed.
Airbnb is laying off a quarter of its staff.
Here’s what to do if you regularly wish you could hire someone to make all your choices for you.
«Keeney advises asking yourself, “What do I hope to achieve by addressing this choice?” and focus on aspects that aren’t easily quantifiable.»
How rituals can help you approach basic tasks more mindfully.
«Currey describes a ritual as an activity that eases a person into a focused mindset, a liminal state that is conducive for thinking, creating, or just being. “Rituals create and mark a transition towards a different kind of mental or emotional state,” he said. This can look different for every person, but it’s helpful to approach rituals as a soothing, meditative activity that allows the participant to be physically and mentally present»
Crypto is a solution in search of a problem — or problems.
«The strongest case for crypto is that it’s money outside the hands of banks and government»
What society expects of you and what you actually want in life can be different things.
«At any age, setting aside time and intentionality to decipher what motivates you and whether you’ve been living authentically can be enlightening»
How design can manipulate and coerce you into doing what websites want.
«“I think the internet has made it easier to industrialize the way in which we persuade and, in turn, manipulate and deceive each other,”»
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