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    Latest poll suggests Brexit will probably be Hillary Clinton’s problem [qz.com] Given Brexit‘s potential impact on the US economy, America’s next president just got a pretty big item on their to do list. According to at…
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      There are practical reasons so many hipster businesses follow the exact same naming structure [qz.com] It’s practically a fashion trend itself. In the past few years, startup clothing and home goods retailers have taken to a peculiar naming convention: linking…
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        Coming out to your coworkers and friends about mental illness will change your life [qz.com] I am a neurotic Jewish mother living in New York City with my two children, ages five and eight. It’s a familiar story here in…
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          Ethiopia is on track to become Africa’s industrial powerhouse [qz.com] Ethiopia seems to be attracting the attention of economists interested in Africa, and for good reason. Except for Rwanda, Ethiopia is the only African country…
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            The simple reason so many US businesses openly support LGBT rights [qz.com] Each June, Pride season is heralded in US stores by the arrival of rainbow-hued Pride collections. This year, brands like Target, Converse, and Levi’s have…
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              An Uber for babysitters is launching in New York [qz.com] Lauren Mansell doesn’t like the Uber-for-X terminology, but her on-demand babysitting app is already drawing those comparisons. Mansell on Wednesday (June 23) launched Hello Sitter,…
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                Science suggests genes can hugely influence academic performance [qz.com] Research shows that a student’s genetic makeup can have a strong influence on their academic performance. Some interpret this to mean there is little that…
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                  Fewer software companies are starting up than anytime in last five years [qz.com] It’s never been easier to start a company. There’s rarely been more money in venture capital. Yet last year we saw the fewest number of…
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                    Badass yarn artists are fighting against sexist ideas of what makes art worthwhile [qz.com] Does diversity change anything? From film to comics to television, activists and critics have long been calling on mainstream art to include more creators and…
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                      The strange story of a fertility drug made with the Pope’s blessing and gallons of nun urine [qz.com] The history of pharmaceuticals is full of chance encounters and quirky events. Alexander Fleming stumbled across penicillin when it grew as a mold in his…
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                        “Nitro” coffees and beers are the coolest things to sip this summer. What makes them so creamy? [qz.com] Guinness has been doing it for decades, and now a slew of high-end coffee shops and craft brewers, as well as Sam Adams and Starbucks,…
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                          The new cool thing for tech bros is workplace “biohacking” with 36-hour fasts [qz.com] If you want to get into shape, you might decide to eat more vegetables and go to the gym more. But what if you want…
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                            If you want to know how much to worry about Brexit, watch this currency [qz.com] Mexico’s currency has the unenviable role of serving as the bellwether for volatility in the world’s emerging markets. And Brexit is sending it for a…
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                              Craigslist Confessional: “I couldn’t risk being thrown out on the street. I needed to take care of my family.” [qz.com] This story is part of a series called Craigslist Confessional. Writer Helena Bala has been meeting people via Craigslist and documenting their s…
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                                The serenity of Hong Kong before it became a financial hub, by master photographer Fan Ho [qz.com] Hong Kong wasn’t always a concrete jungle packed with 80-story skyscrapers. During the 1950s and ’60s, Fan Ho, one of Asia’s most acclaimed masters of…
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                                  This company will help you become a cyborg, one implanted sense at a time [qz.com] Three years ago, Neil Harbisson, who is completely color-blind, had an antenna implanted in his skull that enables the artist and entrepreneur to sense color…
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                                    How to watch the Argentina vs. Chile Copa América final [qz.com] Tonight (June 26), we find out who rules soccer in the Americas. Argentina will play Chile in the final match of the Copa América Centenario…
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                                      I’m an Italian expat living in the UK. Here’s why I’m actually happy about Brexit [qz.com] I’m an Italian expat living in the UK. And call me crazy, but I’m kind of happy about Brexit. Up until a week ago, I…
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                                        A Brexit conspiracy theory nails the no-win situation Boris Johnson now finds himself in [qz.com] By all accounts, former London mayor Boris Johnson should be on cloud nine. Having spearheaded the successful Brexit campaign, he’s emerging as the likely successor…
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                                          Bill Cunningham, whose lens made New York City’s sidewalks into fashion runways, is dead at 87 [qz.com] Legendary New York fashion photographer Bill Cunningham died on Saturday (June 25) after a career that moved fashion’s focus from the runway to the life…