The Economist 1843

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The hippie movement was intent on undermining corporate America. So how did it end up at the heart of it? From @1843mag 

When it comes to detecting early stage cancer, dogs are outstandingly accurate. Doctors are not.

Chicken soup may not be a cure, but it’s certainly a comfort

Your child is not bored. They just suffer from “executive-functioning difficulty”

Online meetings are even more boring than real ones

What does Dennis the Menace have in common with Coco Chanel? A love of stripes

You absorb fewer calories eating toast that has been left to go cold, or leftover spaghetti, than if they were freshly made From @1843mag 

In frightening times, my medicine of choice is chicken soup

In the vast collection of the British Museum, there’s a lot that can go "bump" in the night From @1843mag 

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Did a Chinese Muslim discover the New World before Columbus? That's what this map claims

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Whether he’s fighting robots in video games or protesting in Hong Kong, Joshua Wong does not accept defeat easily

This 1914 map shows where to go, how long it took to get there—and what changes were coming

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#DavidBowie has died. In pictures, we celebrate his otherworldliness and endless reinvention

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A 3D map of what astronomers call the “local universe”—which stretches for 380m light years

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This map of galaxies lets you see in 3D: up, down, left, right—and out through the universe

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“Killing animals to make fashion doesn’t feel right.” Donatella Versace tells us about her plans for the future of the family brand

There are more moves in chess than atoms in the universe, making it a game of endless pursuit

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#PhotoOfTheDay: a team of Siberian huskies lines up to be photographed by #TimFlach 

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