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For refugees in Austria who choose to voluntarily go back to their countries of origin, a one-way trip to the Vienna International Airport marks the end of their journey in Europe. Hans Punz/AP hide caption

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A New Approach To Refugees: Pay Them To Go Home

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Why We Can't Shake Life's 'Coulda, Woulda, Shoulda' Moments

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How President Trump's Rhetoric Is Changing The Way Americans Talk

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Are you feeling stuck? Scroll down to take our quiz and find out whether you have a "gravity" problem. Renee Klahr/NPR hide caption

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You 2.0: How Silicon Valley Can Help You Get Unstuck

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A messy life can be a well-lived life, according to author and economist Tim Harford. PeopleImages/Getty Images hide caption

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You 2.0: Why Disorder May Be Good For Us

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Every time you give in to your phone or computer that's buzzing with notifications, you pay a price: little by little, you lose your ability to focus. Tom Merton/Getty Images/Caiaimage hide caption

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You 2.0: The Value Of 'Deep Work' In An Age Of Distraction

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Some People Are Great At Recognizing Faces. Others...Not So Much

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Lizzie No's debut album is called Hard Won. Sydney Lowe/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Folk Musician Lizzie No On Anger That Heals

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The cuckoo clock is showcased in one of five Lord and Taylor window displays. At midnight, a fireworks animation explodes in the background. Astrid Stawiarz and Cindy Ord/Getty Images for Lord and Taylor hide caption

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The Art Of Holiday Cheer: A Window Into Storefront Displays

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