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RETRO TECH: MACINTOSH
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RETRO TECH: MACINTOSH

( indistinct chatter ) Let’s, uh, see what people think about you. – Oh, my God. – Whoa, look at this guy. – What is this? – What year was this? – ( computer beeps ) – Oh. ( computer

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How the euro caused the Greek crisis
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How the euro caused the Greek crisis

To understand what’s happening with Greece and the Eurozone, think about a dinner party. If you’re cooking just for yourself and your spouse, it’s easy: you make something you both like. But if you’ve got guests, things get harder. If

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How obsessive artists colorize old photos
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How obsessive artists colorize old photos

You might have seen some of these colorized photos on the internet. Mark Twain, Amelia Earhart, a young Charlie Chaplin. It’s incredible how normal these people look because they’re no longer in black and white. Like they’re someone you could

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We need to change how we bury the dead
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We need to change how we bury the dead

When I say “funeral” this is probably what you think of, right? The cemetery, the casket, the gorgeous floral arrangements. Vin Diesel stylishly going two buttons undone on the dress shirt. But what if I told you that other than

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The surprising pattern behind color names around the world
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The surprising pattern behind color names around the world

If I showed you this paint chip and asked you to tell me what color it is, what would you say? How about this one? And this one? You probably said blue, purple, and brown — but if your native

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Missing Chapter: A new series about hidden histories
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Missing Chapter: A new series about hidden histories

Hey everyone, I’m Ranjani, here to announce a new series we’re starting called Missing Chapter! The goal of this series is to tell stories that often don’t make it into our history textbooks — that are overlooked or underreported. Our

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How the triplet flow took over rap
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How the triplet flow took over rap

If you listen to mainstream music these days, you know this rap flow. If you love it, you’re in luck – It’s probably not going to go away anytime soon. If you hate it, I’m sorry. But, hey, you have

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All student debt in the US, visualized
How Technicolor changed movies
Impeachment is broken. Impeach Trump, anyway.