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How Malcolm Gladwell Ruined a Friendship By Singing a Song

In this live story from The Moth, Malcolm Gladwell explains how he ruined his friendship with his college friend Craig. Craig was a charismatic leader among nerds — he had a knack for nicknames and songs, and he made a huge impression on Gladwell when they were in school. But when Craig’s wedding [...]

DoodyCalls: The Company That Picks Up After Your Dog

When life gives you lemon, you make lemonade, but what would you do when life gives you dog poop? If you were Jacob D’Aniello, you’d make a $4.5 million company out of it: People love their [...]

Wired’s Lab-Tested, Muppet-Vetted Formulas for Smartifying Your Life

Wired magazine has an article full of tips for making your life better with science, from untangling your earbuds to dunking cookies in milk. The Muppets are there to lend a little levity, but the science behind these things is all real. This includes the physics of splattering spaghetti sauce on your shirt. One of the [...]