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1. Uber, Airbnb, and Zipcar may be killing Industrial capitalism. That’s according to Zipcar founder Robin Chase, who believes that shared resources will radically transform our relationship to cities, products, and each other.

2. Aging is a disease - not just an inevitable process. That's according to researcher David Sinclair, who explains why the first person to live to 150 has already been born.

3. Our unconscious fear of death might impact who we vote for in presidential elections. Psychology Professor Sheldon Solomon talks about mortality's influence on everything from the courtroom to the workplace.

Old hands

The average American lifespan rose from about 50 years to nearly 80 during the 20th century. Can we live even longer? Harvard Medical School’s David Sinclair has done research that he says may one day allow many of us to live to 120. Read More...

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