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Born Rich (or Poor)
Is it better to be filthy rich than dirt poor? Moby, Jamie Johnson, and others explore this question.
Pets and Design
How does modern urban design affect our pets?
The Week's Best News Reports
With a theme of outsiders, The Monocle looks back at the week's best reports from around the world, including graffiti artists in Yemen.
Chinese New Year With Chef Ming Tsai
This Friday marks the beginning of Chinese New Year, the year of the horse. James Beard Award-winning chef Ming Tsai discusses some of the customs of Chinese New Year, as well as the Mandarin, Hunan, Szechwan and Cantonese cuisines.
What You Need to Know About Bitcoin
What is Bitcoin? And how does it work like cash?
Ahead of President Obama's State of the Union, New Yorker editors review his political legacy.
How to Build an Information Time Machine
Frederic Kaplan aims to digitize vast archives of historical information to make maps that move - through time.
The 'Lost' Steve Jobs Speech (1983)
Today marks the 30th anniversary of Apple's Macintosh - the little computer was introduced to the world on January 24, 1984. Listen to this “lost” Steve Jobs speech from 1983, which foreshadows wireless networking, the iPad, and the App Store. (AIGA,...
Your Brain on Carbs
Drugs, alcohol, nicotineprocessed carbohydrates: Dr. David Ludwig of Boston Childrens Hospital says certain carbs affect our brains, much like addictive substances.
Does Airbnb make good neighbors?
A tale of two Airbnb citizens: Airbnb's legal limbo and how it's affecting landlords and hosts alike.
One Winter Song for Bill T. Jones
As snowstorms hit the country on Tuesday, All Things Considered revisited a story that choreographer and dancer Bill T. Jones shared about Schubert's "Winterreise".
Mexican Voices of 'The Simpsons' Speak Up
The Mexican voice actors of the popular American TV show, "The Simpsons", are speaking up - about their low wages.
'I've Been to the Mountaintop'
Listen to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s last speech, "I've Been to the Mountaintop," delivered on April 3, 1968 - the day before King was assassinated.
The Most Innovative Eras in U.S. History
The advent of railroads set the stage for massive transformations in human history - it's something Edmund Phelps, winner of the 2006 Nobel prize in economics, thinks brought in one of the most innovative eras which we stand to learn from.
Airplane food is often a less welcomed reality of modern travel. Writer Gideon Haigh discusses the history of airline eating and the artistry that goes into what we eat today.
Say 'Ta-Ra' To Iconic Telephone Box
Britain's famous red telephone box is a revered national icon, and people are racing to save it.
Stephen Colbert Celebrates Hunter S. Thompson
Guest host Stephen Colbert celebrates a classic by gonzo journalist Hunter S. Thompson, Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas.
The Art of the Apology
Where does Chris Christie's apology for the George Washington Bridge scandal fit in the history of great political apologies? Relevantly, Lauren Bloom, author of Art of the Apology, shares her tips about how to apologize effectively.
History of Lego
Lego: The name of the “Toy of the Century" aptly derives from an abbreviation of the two Danish words "leg godt", meaning "play well".
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