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Fossils are becoming a booming business.
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September 18, 2015 President Obama had a plan to rate colleges on how well they served students financially. Then he backed off. So we asked three smart people how they would do it.
James Wan's The Conjuring serves up familiar horror tropes. Like many movies in the genre, its ROI was impressive.
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August 21, 2015 Audiences love to mock campy, low-budget horror movies, but by one very important metric, they are the smartest movies around.
August 14, 2015 Credit cards have changed a lot — and so have the interest rates we pay. Here's how.
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June 22, 2015 How couples share the burden of work — over time, and across incomes.
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May 27, 2015 Robots don't always replace workers. Sometimes, workers use robots as tools.
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May 18, 2015 For hundreds of years, people have been talking about machines taking jobs. Less often discussed: machines creating new jobs.