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Chocolate’s melting point makes it one of the most fickle sweets in the world. It also prevents manufacturers from transporting it to large swaths of the globe. But the discovery of one of its most important genes could make a big difference. Read more....

Spin may have been a part of American life since the beginning, but PR began in the early 20th century. Here’s how it all started. Read more....

We literally get high from making money. Former Wall Street executive and author Kabir Sehgal explains our obsession with cash and coin. Read more....

Money and politics have always been paired. But, journalist Jane Mayer and professor Theda Skocpol both say that something new is afoot, thanks in part to a couple of very rich brothers. Read more....

Buy this! Drink that! Does it ever feel like advertisements are becoming more and more omnipresent? Author Tim Wu explains. Read more....

Is a patent troll coming after your idea? Well, maybe you should check out Alex Reben’s algorithm.  Read more....

Even without cars and computers, the Amish have managed to start and grow successful businesses. Professor Donald Kraybill tells us how they’ve developed a surprising culture of innovation without the help of the latest tech. Read more....

Parag Khanna believes technocrats get a bad rap in America and the country could actually improve, stopping what he calls its “degenerative politics,” if it had more of them in office. Read more....

 

Self-driving cars are going to be a thing. Soon. But how are they going to reshape cities? Read more...

Millennials are angry, workers are worried about robots, and manufacturing jobs aren’t coming back. Depressed yet? Catherine Rampell explains the future of work. Read more....

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