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McDonald's: you can sneer, but it's the glue that holds communities together

When many lower-income Americans feel isolated and empty, they yearn for physical social networks. All across US, this happens organically at McDonald’s<p>On the morning of their wedding, Omar and Betty shared a breakfast of egg McMuffins at a small McDonald’s table, dressed in their finest clothes. …

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Bill Gates

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Tom Waits on Everything & Nothing

“I don‘t know what the ‘big time‘ is.”<p><b>What are you reading about? Are you reading this?</b><p>Somebody gave this to me, so I’m trying to memorize all the …

A Likely Story: Tom Waits’ Original Poem to Keith Richards

Keith Richards has played and sung on several of Tom Waits’ albums, from 1985’s <i>Rain Dogs</i> to 2011’s <i>Bad as Me</i>. “He’s a one-off lovely guy and one of …

Apple Watch Waterproof Case

Although the Apple Watch has a water resistance rating of IPX7, Apple doesn’t recommend submerging it in water. Catalyst, makers of highly rated …

Fast Pack Litespeed

Triple Aught Design have redesigned their popular FAST Pack Litespeed. The tactical gear specialists have kept the overall appearance similar to the …

Phree Smart Pen

Phree is the new device developed to provide more freedom, more hand freedom, that is. You see, with Phree you can write anywhere, and it´s really …

Richard Preston’s “The Mountains of Pi”

In a 1992 piece called “The Mountains of Pi,” Richard Preston profiled two math geniuses named Gregory and David Chudnovsky. The Chudnovsky brothers had built their own supercomputer in their Upper West Side apartment and were using it to explore the inner infinity of pi. (They didn’t mention the …

Minaal Carry-on Bag

The Minaal Carry-on Bag is a practical, multi-purpose piece of luggage that’s aimed especially at those who spend a lot of time on the road. The …

33 Painfully True Facts About Everyday Life

Danish writer Mikael Wulff and cartoon artist Anders Morgenthaler – the creative duo known as Wumo – has created a brilliant series of graphs that …

Growing and spreading

<b>The results from our latest poll of forecasters</b><p>EACH month we ask a group of economists to give us their predictions for GDP growth, inflation and the …