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Lack of Sleeps Costs Us $411 Billion Every Year

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These are today's best ideas

1. Lack of sleep costs us $411 billion every year.

By Marco Hafner and Wendy M. Troxel in the Washington Post

2. It’s possible to end AIDS in our lifetime.

By Oxiris Barbot in Time

3. What happens when none of us pay for music?

By Peter Godfrey-Smith in the Conversation

4. Instead of serving as the new commons, the social web is killing discourse, like TV did before it.

By Hossein Derakhshan in MIT Technology Review

5. This is why you can’t make up your mind.

By Stephen Fleming in Aeon

The Aspen Institute is an educational and policy studies organization based in Washington, D.C.

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