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I took a cannabis DNA test and learned more than I bargained for
The market is ripe with DNA tests that claim to "scientifically pair" you with wines, diets, and weed strains. But just how accurate are these claims?
Orgasms, tech, and gender bias: A chat with sex toy entrepreneur, Lora Haddock
Lora Haddock created a sex toy designed to give women supreme orgasms. Then the tech world shunned her for it.
Unlocking The Keystone: What the ‘Strange Habits’ of the Rich and Powerful All Have in Common
Don’t be fooled by what you read, weird habits are actually more normal than you think.
How to avoid buyer’s remorse
We’ve all felt guilty after making a purchase. But social psychology research suggests a remedy: Buy experiences, not objects.
Your BS-Free 2019(ish) Conference Guide
12 of the most innovative, informational, and i-mazing conferences worth the pain of filing an expense report for.
The shady economics of ‘buy one, get one free’ deals
Free deals can turn even the most rational consumer into a crazed lunatic. But are they as good as they seem to be?
What are your chances of successfully raising money on Kickstarter?
Which types of projects raise the most money? And how much are we talking? We took a look at the data.
The 18th-century potter who became the world’s first tycoon
Josiah Wedgwood was the father of modern marketing and the creator of the first luxury brand. Yet he's been largely forgotten by time.
The Death of the Suit and Tie
How workplace attire went from classy to shabby and back again.
What it’s like to pursue a dream for 30 years — and fail
For every successful, hot-selling invention, there are a million others that don’t make it. But what does ‘failure’ really mean?
When targets and metrics are bad for business
How the never-ending quest to quantify worker productivity can go terribly, terribly wrong.
A Q+A with Susan Bennett, the original voice of Siri
What is it like to suddenly, and unknowingly, have your voice in the hands of millions of people around the world?