Japan’s Pacifist Paradox

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The Surprising Way Small Towns Are Disappearing

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The Importance Of Revolutionary Optimism

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Why “Terrorism” Is A Dangerous Word

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The Infestation of Reboots: Why Nostalgia Sells

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The Weirdly Big Problem of Being Declared Dead Accidentally

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Why Oil Doesn’t Corrupt Norway

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Why Ashgabat, Turkmenistan is the World’s Most Expensive City

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The Most Miserable City in America

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How Michelin Inspectors Stay Secret

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The US Military’s Real(ish) Zombie Apocalypse Plan

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India’s Privately Owned City

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The Myth Of The “Self-Made” Billionaire

From “Second Thought”. ( YouTube / Nebula ) It’s no secret that Americans love to hear about billionaires. You’ll find them everywhere. They’re on the news [Bezos space launch], have their own TV shows, movies, and even make their way to elected office. Specifically, we consistently give massive audiences to “self-made” billionaires, the people who,…

Someone Dead Ruined My Life… Again.

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The Ocean is Getting Less Salty (And That’s Bad)

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How Finland Ended Homelessness

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Your School is Lying to You!

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Every Mistake We’ve Ever Made IV: A New Nope

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Hooters’ Very Real Airline

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Why Traffic Scientists Want You to Cut People Off

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Why did cities build downtown malls?

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The Myth of Hong Kong Capitalism

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Is The US Becoming A Dystopia?

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Why Humans Are Supposed to Sleep in Two 4-Hour Phases

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E-Bikes Could Change Cities Forever

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? The Tale of Tiffany ?

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The Tiny Boat With Its Own Postal Code

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Why the US Doesn’t Support Taiwanese Independence

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The Truth About The Cuba Protests

From “Second Thought”. ( YouTube / Nebula ) We all saw the news coverage of the supposedly massive anti-government protests in Cuba during the week of July 11th, but if you were paying attention, you may have noticed something strange. In this episode, we’ll analyze the protests and take a look at the US’ long…

The Math Problem With a $1 Million Prize for Solving

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Why the Stock Market Lost $1 Trillion for 36 Minutes

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