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How Aristotle Created the Computer

The philosophers he influenced set the stage for the technological revolution that remade our world.

Chris Dixon

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The Republican Waterloo

Conservatives once warned that Obamacare would produce the Democratic Waterloo. Their inability to accept the principle of universal coverage has, instead, led to their own defeat.

David Frum

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Kellyanne’s Alternative Universe

Will the truth ever catch up with Trump’s most skilled spin artist?

Molly Ball

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Trump's Anti-Immigrant Policies Are Scaring Eligible Families Away From the Safety Net

Social-service organizations are reporting a drop in enrollments in food stamps and other programs.

Annie Lowrey

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Maybe the Economy Isn't the Reason Why So Many American Men Aren't Working

Many experts have blamed a poor job market, but new research indicates that an overlooked cause may be poor health.

Alana Semuels

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Do Healthy Lunches Improve Student Test Scores?

A new study identifies a link between food quality and achievement.

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How Did Tech Become So Male-Dominated?

Women developed computer science. Today, the industry is mostly men.

Caitlin Cadieux and Alice Roth

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Artificial Intelligence: The Park Rangers of the Anthropocene

We worry about machines going rogue. What if they went green instead?

Ed Yong

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Murder in Kiev

The death of the former Russian parliamentarian Denis Voronenkov is a remarkable end to a remarkable story.

Julia Ioffe

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The Like Button Ruined the Internet

How “engagement” made the web a less engaging place

James Somers

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Selling What They Preach

From Amazon to Apple, from Starbucks to upscale hotel chains, brands are making claims not just about what people should buy, but about what people should be.

Megan Garber

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Celebrating National Puppy Day

In the spirit of the day, I feel obligated to share some of these adorable images of pups around the world, and through the years.

Alan Taylor

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The Case for Being Alone

Over the past 160 years, Atlantic writers have praised the value of introspection. So how do you find space for solitude in the 21st century?

Rosa Inocencio Smith

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