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Google to take on internet pirates

Google is set to charge sites for increased prominence in search results in an effort to tackle the multi-billion dollar piracy problem.
Positive thinking can hinder more than it helps by zapping people's motivation to work toward their goals.
The cognitive benefits of multilingualism.
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Would you erase memories if you could?
Our toleration of asshole behavior must end, and it’s such an integral part of nerd culture that nuking the entire thing from orbit is the only way to be sure.

Where the dead become diamonds

A Swiss company wants to change the way people mourn by transforming the remains of their loved ones into gems.
Just when you thought you knew all the consequences of the Ebola pandemic, here’s another one: it could affect the supply of chocolate.
How to conquer “decision fatigue".
When a company has $US60 billion in the bank and is making $16 billion a quarter, there’s really nothing left for it to do but strap a camera on a camel and send...
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