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Pinterest Predicts.

They start with a boast that “for the last three years, 80% of our report predictions came true.” They go on to talk about pup pool parties, rave culture comeback, and vitamin seaweed. ~ learn more

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Have you heard of Ramanujan?

Here’s another impressive story of a talented youth, Srinivasa Ramanujan, who had produced groundbreaking new mathematical theorems by 16. “Though he had almost no formal training in pure mathematics, he made substantial contributions to mathematical analysis, number theory, infinite series, and […]

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How and why to be ladylike (for women with autism).

I feel a bit weird sharing this link, but hey, I think it is interesting. It’s written for an audience of women with autism, presumably a mild version. The author looks analytically at the social choices young women make, and […]

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Realtime income and wealth inequality data.

“Realtime Inequality provides the first timely statistics on how economic growth is distributed across groups. When new growth numbers come out each quarter, we show how each income and wealth group benefits.” A key criticism here is the methodology ignores […]

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How ‘goblin mode’ became Oxford’s word of the year.

“It’s mindlessly binge-watching television without worrying about the time. It’s eating snacks in bed without a care about leftover crumbs. And it’s wearing the same pair of pajamas all week while working from home. Welcome to “goblin mode.” | learn more