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Dan Gilbert says we're not great at predicting how much we will enjoy an experience in part because we fail to consider all of the details. We think a visit to the dentist will be terrible — but we're forgetting about the free toothbrush, the nice chat with the dental hygienist, and the magazines in the waiting room. Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images hide caption

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You 2.0: Why We're Bad At Predicting Our Own Happiness - And How We Can Get Better

No matter how much time we spend thinking about the future, we don't get any better at predicting it. We talk to Dan Gilbert about how we can use this research to lead happier lives.

Anhydrous ammonia tanks in a newly planted wheat field. Walmart has promised big cuts in emissions of greenhouse gases. To meet that goal, though, the giant retailer may have to persuade farmers to use less fertilizer. It won't be easy. TheBusman/Getty Images hide caption

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Can Anyone, Even Walmart, Stem The Heat-Trapping Flood Of Nitrogen On Farms?

Walmart has promised big cuts in emissions of greenhouse gases. To meet that goal, though, the giant retailer may have to persuade farmers to use less fertilizer. It won't be easy.

Can Anyone, Even Walmart, Stem The Heat-Trapping Flood Of Nitrogen On Farms?

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Pamela Adlon plays plays Sam, a single mom raising three daughters (from left, Olivia Edward, Hannah Alligood and Mikey Madison) in the FX comedy series Better Things. Pamela Littky/FX hide caption

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Pamela Adlon Started Working At Age 9, But 'Better Things' Happened At 50

Adlon has four titles in the credits of the FX comedy series Better Things: actress, writer, director and producer. "I want to elevate the mundane ..." she says. "This is the way I live my life."

Pamela Adlon Started Working At Age 9, But 'Better Things' Happened At 50

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Chronixx's debut album, Chronology, showcases his unique sound — what he calls "black experimental music." Che Kothari/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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It's Not Just Reggae, Says Chronixx: Call It 'Black Experimental Music'

The 24-year-old Jamaican artist has released his debut album, Chronology. It showcases his myriad influences, including genres like gospel, ska and electronic music and his own musical family lineage.

It's Not Just Reggae, Says Chronixx: Call It 'Black Experimental Music'

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A prosecutor said Monday that Nathaniel Richmond was the man who shot and wounded Jefferson County, Ohio, Judge Joseph Bruzzese. Above, Richmond apologizes to the victim and her family after his son, Ma'Lik Richmond, and a co-defendant were found delinquent on rape charges in juvenile court in Steubenville, Ohio. Keith Srakocic/AP hide caption

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Ohio Judge Returns Fire After 'Ambush' Outside Courthouse

The gunman was shot and killed by a probation officer. A county prosecutor says the gunman was the father of a local high school football player convicted of rape in 2012.

Jerry Lewis, pictured here in 2016, told Fresh Air that comics need a place where they can fail. "We had the [Borscht Belt] at the Catskill Mountains. We had Lakewood, N.J. We had vaudeville, burlesque. ... I mean, there were so many places for you to be bad. Today, kids don't have a hell of a chance." Rich Fury/Invision/AP hide caption

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Jerry Lewis On His Borscht Belt Childhood And The Lonely Work Of Comedy

In 2005, Lewis told Fresh Air about his partnership with singer Dean Martin and how he honed his comic skills while working as a busboy. The comedian, actor and director died Sunday at the age of 91.

Jerry Lewis On His Borscht Belt Childhood And The Lonely Work Of Comedy

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Activists celebrate outside the Constitutional Court in Santiago on Monday. The court approved a measure to ease the country's strict abortion ban by decriminalizing the procedure in certain cases. Claudio Reyes/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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With Court's OK, Chile Relaxes One Of The World's Strictest Abortion Bans

Chilean lawmakers passed a bill earlier this month adding three exceptions to its ban on the procedure. Still, the bill was in limbo until the Constitutional Court approved it as law Monday.

South Africa granted diplomatic immunity to Zimbabwean first lady Grace Mugabe after she was accused of assaulting a young woman at a Johannesburg hotel. Above, Mugabe addresses a youth rally in June. Jekesai Njikizana/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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South Africa Grants Grace Mugabe Diplomatic Immunity, To Critics' Dismay

An opposition party called the government's decision "a complete disgrace." Zimbabwe's first lady is accused of assaulting a 20-year-old model with an extension cord at a Johannesburg hotel.

Damage to the portside is visible as the guided-missile destroyer USS John S. McCain steers toward Changi naval base in Singapore following a collision with the merchant vessel Alnic MC on Monday. Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Joshua Fulton/AP hide caption

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Search For 10 Missing Launched Off Singapore After U.S. Destroyer, Tanker Collide

The Navy says the guided missile destroyer sustained "significant damage" in the collision east of the Strait of Malacca, one of the busiest shipping lanes in the world.