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The cost of reparations

Want to be happy? Don’t follow your gut.

The race to find 2,100 missing species before they go extinct

Delia Owens wrote the thriller Where the Crawdads Sing. Was she also involved in a murder?

Reparations could heal America

Reviving the case for reparations

Inside Mark Zuckerberg’s biggest bet

Where we’re spending our screentime, in 3 charts

Renewable energy, explained (to kids)

Are rap lyrics artistic expressions or confessions? Young Thug and Gunna will soon find out.

What if your financial future wasn’t stressful? 

What did dinosaurs actually sound like? Take a listen.

Setting boundaries is more than just saying “no”

This is Facebook’s plan to be cool again

The ovarian “biological clock” and other reproductive health metaphors that have led science astray

How capitalism ensnared some of its radical critics

The power of listening, explained (to kids)

How to define success on your own terms

How Trump changed Facebook

Trading Brittney Griner for the “Merchant of Death”

How to save democracy from the Supreme Court

New to activism? Here’s where to start.

Free speech is essential for democracy. Could it also be democracy’s downfall?

Plant-based diets, explained (to kids)

The Facebookification of Instagram

How the ADA came to be

What keeping secrets does to you

How the “Move Fast” era of Facebook led to one of its biggest scandals

Why the new James Webb Space Telescope images are such a big deal

The case of the missing fireflies

How the News Feed turned Facebook into a juggernaut

The inside story at Meta as it moves beyond Facebook

“How do you go through the world and not be bitter and angry?”

Why scientists really, really want to know if there was ever life on Mars

Ukraine and the problem of “futurelessness”

Being a good father means rethinking masculinity

7 solar system mysteries scientists haven’t solved yet

Podcast pioneer Bill Simmons on how to stay relevant

We just got the most comprehensive study of pandemic learning loss

The end of history is history