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Eating for Peace

How cuisine bridges cultures.

What a Russian Smile Means

How culture and history make American and Russian smiles different.

Why Women Choose Differently at Work

Psychologist Susan Pinker on the role of choice in gender differences in the workplace.

Your City Has a Gender and It’s Male

Why city designers are increasingly thinking about the female perspective.

Would Twitter Ruin Bee Democracy?

Simple-majority democracy is used by many animals. But they don’t have social media.

Is Tribalism a Natural Malfunction?

What computers teach us about getting along.

Why New York Is Just an Average City

Understanding any city requires understanding how all cities scale.

Why You Need Emoji

Emojis are the body language of the digital age.

The Case for Less Solidarity

The surprising effects of reducing empathy for your own ingroup.

The Oldest Problem in American Prisons

U.S. prisons aren’t prepared for an inmate population that is getting older and sicker.