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Are humans actually supposed to like coffee?

A recent study has come out from Northwestern University in the U.S. and QIMR Berghofer Medical Research Institute in Australia, helping us better understand why humans shouldn't like coffee, but still do. Enjoy this video with a cup of black joe in
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Growers compete to up THC, but how high can you really get?

This post is part of our High-tech High series, which explores weed innovations, and our cultural relationship with cannabis, as legalization in several U.S. states, Canada, and Uruguay moves the market further out of the shadows. These days, there'
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LGBTQ youth need a proper sex education, too

The internet has changed how kids learn about sex, but sex ed in the classroom still sucks. In Sex Ed 2.0, Mashable explores the state of sex ed and imagines a future where digital innovations are used to teach consent, sex positivity, respect, and
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Toxic Workplaces

If your workplace is toxic, can you change it? Dan and Alison answer your questions with the help of Nicholas Pearce, an associate professor at Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University. They talk through how to transform a toxic
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Survey finds '13 Reasons Why' gets teens talking about tough issues

A research survey commissioned by Netflix from Northwestern University found that the controversial 13 Reasons Why got teenagers talking about topics like mental health, assault, and bullying. The results were shared by Netflix on Wednesday at a
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3 Ways To Turn Rivals Into Collaborators

In every organization, there’s a handful of people who everyone else goes to for advice. They know how to manage people. They know how to win and establish trust. They know how to turn adversaries into allies. They’re able to seemingly adopt a
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Muslim Chaplain Tahera Ahmad Denied Diet Coke on United Flight Claims Discrimination

From:   By: Elisha Fieldstadt Via: Muslim Chaplain Discrimination? Wish @united was more progressive; employees have
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Automated method beats critics and Academy Awards in picking great movies

From: Via: Automated method beats critics and Academy Awards in picking great movies | KurzweilAI analysis trumps critics, wisdom
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The Three Drivers That Increase Your Influence – Part 3

From: Via: RT @avalero2013: Do you want to have more influence? Read the 3rd recommendation @RobertCialdini @avalero2013 http:/…
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2014 Northwestern University Convocation Address

From: Via: "If you don’t know what you’re doing, that makes you roughly as competent as everyone else out there." @DanielPink: over