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Using data collected from ancient civilizations across the world, researchers identified the most significant factors in human development. War came out on top.
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Birthrates are cyclical and have gone up and down throughout history.
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Awe makes us feel smaller but also more connected to life and each other.
No amount of success can overcome imposter syndrome without a mindset geared toward growth.
Today, we could use Big Data to radically reform democracy. Tomorrow, we could build nanofabricators and usher in an era of abundance. Is society ready?
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Europe is divided on whether films should have subtitles or different audio tracks.