Filipe Fortes

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The Rule of "The Most Accessible" and how it can make you feel better

I remember when I was a kid, I watched a documentary on how to catch a monkey. Basically you dig a hole in a tree, big enough for a stretched monkey …

Ways to think about cars

Cars are going to change a lot in the next few decades. Electricity on one hand and software on the other change what a car is, how it gets made and …

Autos

The Coddling of the American Mind

In the name of emotional well-being, college students are increasingly demanding protection from words and ideas they don’t like. Here’s why that’s disastrous for education—and mental health.<p><b>S</b>omething strange is happening at America’s colleges and universities. A movement is arising, undirected and …

Psychology

The Container Ship Tourism Industry

Robert Rieffel was strolling with his wife and friends along River Street in Savannah, Georgia, a touristy corridor filled with trinket shops and …

Does Puerto Rico <i>Really</i> Want to be the 51st State?

It’s easy to feel like everything’s swell in San Juan. Driving through the neighborhoods of the Puerto Rican capital -- touristy Old San Juan, with …

Latin America

How the NBA learned to stop worrying and love the bomb

<i>Editor's note: This story originally ran on June 3, 2015.</i><p>LeBron James is one of the greatest athletes the world has ever seen.<p>The body of an NFL …

Sports

MarI/O - Machine Learning for Video Games

The Shadow in the Darkness: A guide dogs story

Passport King Christian Kalin Helps Nations Sell Citizenship - Bloomberg

In 2006, the tiny Caribbean state of St. Kitts and Nevis was in deep trouble. Its sugar plantations had closed a year earlier, gang violence had …

Citizenship