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American Who Spent Most Days In Space Shares Earth Photos, Perspective | Video

"You see things at a different scale," says astronaut Jeff Williams, while talking about how beautiful our planet is from orbit. He spent a record …

The loneliness of virtual reality

I have played with several virtual reality systems over the last few years, but just recently bought my own PlayStation VR headset for my family. It's pretty whiz-bang. Although VR still has kinks (including motion sickness for many users), it's impressive how well even these first-generation …

Artist Bo Bartlett

Eyes on American realist painter Bo Bartlett.Born on December 29, 1955 in Columbus, Georgia, Bo Bartlett is an extraordinary American realist …

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'The Big Short' author Michael Lewis tells us what scares him most about Trump and Wall Street — and why his new book is 'a love story without the sex'

<i><br>After nearly 30 years of writing, Michael Lewis has tackled his first love story.</i><p><i>Lewis, the author of "The Big Short" and "Moneyball," didn't go the typical romance route, though. His new book, "The Undoing Project," tells the story of Daniel "Danny" Kahneman and Amos Tversky, two best friends who</i> …

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Inside Amazon's clickworker platform: How half a million people are being paid pennies to train AI

Internet platforms like Amazon Mechanical Turk let companies break jobs into smaller tasks and offer them to people across the globe. But, do they …

Are you too old to find success?

The web is cluttered with listicles offering the supposedly reassuring information that, say, JK Rowling wasn’t a publishing sensation until, well, her early 30s<p>At what age are you too old to achieve breakthrough success in your field? That question fascinates so many people, I suspect, because …

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