Alice Robb

Flipping from one language to another can reveal a whole new you. 

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But the strange thing is just who is most bothered by this

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The rapid modernization of a country whose social structure was traditionally determined by strict hierarchy has ignited huge moral anxieties.

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How Capital Letters Became Internet Code for Yelling

And why we should lay off the all-caps key

People have long used capital letters to set text apart and convey its importance, but upper case letters haven’t always signified loudness.

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dwindling number of American Jews will bother attending a Passover Seder this year—but some may postpone their own deaths to take part in one.

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A researcher tested top musicians. The results were pretty surprising.

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Insomniacs are counseled to avoid electronics at night, but research suggests that playing video games before going to bed raises the chances of "lucid dreaming."

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We treat technology as disposable, yet we ascribe human characteristics to our gadgets. 

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Defenders of tipping say it rewards better service. People who've studied it say it rewards drawing smiley faces on checks, crouching next to a table, and four other peer-reviewed tactics.  

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A conversation with the authors of The Humor Code: A Global Search for What Makes Things Funny reveals how to joke about terrorists without getting in trouble. 

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