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Job interviews are stressful, time-consuming, and not even a good way to decide who to hire. So why do we use them? Yale professor Jason Dana explains. Read More...

When America has a problem, we no longer turn to the experts. And that’s a problem too. At least, according to Tom Nichols and Susan Jacoby. Read More...

Beyond “Singin’ in the Rain” and “Sunset Boulevard,” what was the transition to talkies really like for Hollywood? Read more....

Whether you’ve encountered them in real life, or just in the video for Gnarls Barkley’s “Crazy,” Rorschach tests are everywhere. Damion Searls tells us about their history and impact. Read more....

Older Americans have the AARP. Gun owners have the NRA. But one of the biggest swaths of our population has very little political power. Read more....

It feels great to carve out a few leisure hours each week. But, Professor Julie Rose says that free time should be a right, not a privilege. Read more....

These days, people retire to sun, sand, and shuffleboard. But, it wasn’t always that way. We learn the story of one man who changed the way many people spend their golden years. Read more....

Pretty soon, a lot more people are going to live to 100. We talk with Andrew Scott about how that’s going to reshape our society. Read more....

Our Facebook newsfeeds have become echo chambers. To break out, professor Cass Sunstein says we should embrace a diversity of information. Read more....

What does social innovation look like? How about prisons in New Zealand that try to keep prisoners out, not in. Read more....

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