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We’ve suffered from information overload for years. But Wall Street Journal social media...

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Can the Renaissance Be Recreated?

Reporter Jeff Tyler heads to Italy to discover whether the formula that made the Renaissance work...

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Goodbye to Personal Assistants

It can take dozens of back-and-forth emails just to set up a quick meeting. Now, an artificial...

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Clive Thompson on Copycats

Visit the Eiffel Tower, the White House, and even the city of Venice -- all by traveling to...

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A Dip Into History: Different Wavelengths

Inventor Percy Spencer originally worked on radars for Raytheon, but his discovery -- and...

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1.31.15 - Coping with Scarcity

This week, we examine how scarcity can help us more forward. First, author Robert Bryce argues...

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10 Years Since Larry Summers' Comments on Women in Science

Ten years ago, Larry Summers made some remarks on the lack of women in math and science -- and it...

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A Textbook-Free College Degree

At hundreds of dollars each, college textbooks are becoming prohibitively expensive. Business...

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Shopping, Streamlined

Thanks to customizable data, fashion startup Stitch Fix makes your closet look more like a...

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Better Living Through Technology

Our most precious resources are dwindling, but author Robert Bryce suggests that breakthrough...

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1.24.15 - Looking Beyond Average

We’re rethinking everyday things we overlook, starting with the doctor's office. With...

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Fixing Primary Care

From long waits to high prices, our current primary care system is failing too many patients....

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Why You Don't Need Talent

There may be no such thing as innate talent. Geoff Colvin, author of “Talent is...

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Accountants, the Real Revolutionaries

Accountants might get a bad rap. But in an economy that’s gotten by for decades without...

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Ants Clean Up the Big Apple

They might ruin a picnic, but new research shows that ants are actually a vital part of our urban...

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Tech Billionaires: Our New Royalty

Tech billionaires may be the royalty of the 21st century. Randall Lane, editor of Forbes and...

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The Creations of Coco Chanel

Love, loss, and creativity -- there’s more to Chanel than just perfume. Tilar Mazzeo,...

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1.17.15 - Our Romance with Excess

We're living in a world of abundance brought on by innovation. Author Paul Greenberg...

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A Dip Into History: Jet Set

A serial inventor’s best-known project burst into flames before being embraced by the rich...

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The Story of Our Seafood

Even fish caught in the U.S. may travel over 12,000 miles before it reaches your plate, says...

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