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People like paying taxes a lot more if they get to choose where the money goes. Harvard Business School professor Michael Norton investigated how much control people want when forking over their cash.

The Internet is making us less equal. At least, when it comes to high and low-income kids and what they're learning online, explains anthropologist Mimi Ito. 

Never do something because you think it'll make you rich– a piece of advice from tech giant Peter Diamandis, founder of XPRIZE and Singularity University. 

Candyland: a sweet little game for sweet little folks

From the polio ward of a hospital to the Gumdrop Mountains and Lollipop Woods, the surprising journey of a sweet little game. Read More...

Snackbot

Vending machines that ask trivia questions and give out electronics. Take a peek at the new world of interactive advertisements. Read More...

Thinking up new ways for success

Luck, smarts, or optimism? Author Peter Diamandis tells us the real reasons why billionaires become billionaires, and how he thinks anyone could create the next world-changing idea. Read More...

Income tax time again

You hate your taxes. That’s not a qualified statement, there’s just absolutely no chance that you like paying your taxes. But according to business professor Michael Norton, there’s a way for you to enjoy giving your hard-earned money to the federal government. It’s all about where it goes. Read More...

Confident Superhero

It’s easy to think you’re right all time. But even a fan of Innovation hub, intelligent, cultured, and devastatingly attractive as you most certainly are, can sometimes be incorrect. Read More...

Wite Out

Long before the backspace, a single mom made a fortune erasing our mistakes. Read More...

Advertisements in Times Square, NYC

The days of passive consumers are long gone. If advertisers want to engage today’s audiences, they need to create shareable experiences, say Thinkmodo co-founder James Percelay and advertising professor Edward Boches. Read More...

New Yorker wallpaper

The Great Depression, World War II, 9/11 — the New Yorker has published through all of it. David Remnick, the magazine’s editor, looks at what the future holds — and why print’s not dead. Read more...

Cooking and fire

If you want cutting edge cuisine, try deer leg aged in beeswax. Corby Kummer, senior editor at The Atlantic, talks about the big food trends we’ll see in 2015 — and how the work of the world’s most creative chefs filters down the rest of us. Read More...

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