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The Second Age of Reason
Information overload will improve our lives

The Real Ice Bucket Challenge
What’s harder than dumping freezing water on your head? Repeating this kind of success

Detroit: America’s Emerging Market
How the city can teach us to reinvest the rest of the U.S. economy

A Battle of Two Veterans
In an edgy political year, a former Marine tests a longtime Democratic pol for a seat near Boston

Obama Goes to War (With Congress)
The President began bombing ISIS on his own, but only Congress can start a war

Scotland’s Disunited Kingdom
Voters face a referendum on independence from Britain

Apps Charging for Free Services Get Savvy—and Sleazy
Booking a reservation or finding a parking spot just got a whole lot easier and more expensive

Ferguson’s Next Chapter
Can a town turn a tragic moment into a lasting movement?

Tablets for Tots
Meet the uber-tablet made specially for kids and families

Stand Up for Your Health
All-day sitting hurts the body. Here’s a novel way to undo the damage

Patton Oswalt: Why I Quit Twitter—And Will Again
Maybe the next fashionable rebellion is to become “unlinked”—only reachable face-to-face

Wall Street Goes Green
Why is solar booming? Finance

Banker Who Predicted 2008 Meltdown Is Worried Again
Raghuram Rajan is seeing troubling sings

Spinning Classes: Coming Soon to a Living Room Near You
How Peloton makes it easy—and fun—to cycle at home

Jessica Chastain’s Triple Play
One of the year’s buzzier films is being released in three different versions

In Transparent, a Breasted Development
Jeffrey Tambor explores a radical new phase of life— and the series itself breaks away from TV tradition

XKCD: When Physics Is Funny
The man behind the web’s smartest comics takes his science project where it’s never been before: paper

The Kids are Alright in This Is Our Youth
Michael Cera isn’t the only stage rookie in the new Broadway play

Henri Matisse Cuts Loose
In old age, French master made some of his most vibrant work, the cut-paper collages coming to Manhattan

Maroon 5 Falls Off the Bandwagon
The group hasn’t been a rock outfit for many years—and that’s just fine with Adam Levine

Life Lessons From One of the World’s Oldest Men
Charlie White, who died at 109, was able to separate the things he could control from the things that he could not

Quake Alert
In California, a brief heads-up

Milestones

Richard Attenborough
Actor and director

Dr. Kent Brantly and Nancy Writebol
American Ebola patients

All’s Fair in Love and …

World

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