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A snack is shared. Credit: Ben Grey / Flickr Creative Commons

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.

A reminder of death. Credit: Ruben Holthuijsen / Flickr Creative Commons

Thinking about our mortality can change the way we vote, how we dole out punishment, and who we sit close to. Sheldon Solomon tells us about research into this phenomenon. Read More...

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