1. Here’s how Americans can consume so much but still be nervous about their economic hopes.
By Allison Schrager in Quartz
2. How to understand why our creative geniuses are so sad.
By Ana Swanson in the Washington Post
3. Brain training probably doesn’t make you smarter, but it might prevent dementia.
By Dan Hurley in the New Yorker
4. American philanthropy doesn’t merely change lives. It humanizes capitalism.
By Karl Zinsmeister in City Journal
5. The way the EPA tests fuel efficiency is broken. Here’s how to fix it.
By Alex Davies in Wired
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