Despite overwhelming evidence to the contrary, there is a burgeoning movement of Flat Earth believers, and I got to attend one of their conferences.
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Why Louisiana Stays Poor

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With all Louisiana's wealth in natural resources and industry, WHY DO WE STAY SO POOR?
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If you're not hyped for Star Trek Beyond's Enterprise destroying madness, don't worry—we're living in the golden age of Star Trek web series.
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Netflix spends a lot more than you probably think. The "why" and "how" is critical to understanding its future.
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An American boy who reviews toys is this year's highest-earning YouTube star, according to Forbes.
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Dublin's landlords would rather put their properties on Airbnb than rent to local families. There are echoes in cities around the world
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Heather Havrilesky, answers a question from a reader who feels like she’s broke, friendless, and has wasted her whole life.
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Jenny Bhatt recalls the rites of passage that led to her shift in identity from corporate executive to woman writer of color.
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The Psychedelic Effect in Film

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A brief video essay on how filmmakers can convey the psychedelic experience in their films.
Priests are fielding more requests than ever for help with demonic possession, and a centuries-old practice is finding new life in the modern world.
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Do we need Facebook?
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Everyday is a new adventure in VRchat.
Getting a jump on a low-income child’s education can have a positive effect on social behavior even 40 years later, researchers find.
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A promising wide receiver hit rock bottom with mental illness and is among a number of college athletes learning about, and dealing with, depression.
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Founded 1953 in part by a $1,000 loan from Hugh Hefner's mother. Notable for its centerfolds of nude and semi-nude models (Playmates), the mag...
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Neima Jahromi on the resurgent popularity of Dungeons & Dragons.
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Jennifer Garner hasn’t been a major movie star in years. So why are gossip magazines so invested in her?
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Look out! It's Jurassic World! Let's see how stupid things can get.
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Attacks by elephants on villages, people and other animals are on the rise. Some researchers are pointing to a species-wide trauma and the fraying ...
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