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January 31, 2017 12:00 PM EST
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1. We should regulate self-driving cars like drugs — with clinical trials.

By Linda Poon in CityLab

2. This is why we should stop tidying up and embrace the mess.

By Tim Harford in Quartz

3. What can infant laughter — and the reasons they laugh — teach us about our brains?

By Gina Mireault in Aeon

4. Here’s how analog experiences — vinyl records, paper notebooks and more — help us recharge.

By Bill McKibben in the New York Review of Books

5. A writing program for prisoners is changing lives in Florida.

By Kathie Klarreich in Democracy

 

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