McDonalds retaurant exterior
BETHLEHEM, GEORGIA, UNITED STATES - 2011/10/25: McDonalds retaurant exterior. (Photo by John Greim/LightRocket via Getty Images) John Greim—LightRocket via Getty Images

McDonalds Is America's New Community Center

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1. Forget social networks. McDonalds is the glue holding many communities together.

By Chris Arnade in the Guardian

2. Could we ‘nudge’ our brains to make healthier choices?

By Yasmin Anwar in UC Berkeley News

3. Robotics and facial recognition will transform dairy farming. Really.

By Teena Maddox in Tech Republic

4. Banning plastic grocery bags is great for the environment, right? Not so fast.

By Ben Adler in Grist

5. Some companies are dumping email — and getting more done.

By David Burkus in the Harvard Business Review

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