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Intriguing health concepts from other cultures. (Mark's Daily Apple)
You think the English language is in decline? Get in line. (The Economist)
"Causal illusions" don't just cement erroneous ideas in the mind (and make us vulnerable to quackery). They also prevent new, non-erroneous information from reaching us. (FiveThirtyEight)
It's time to expose the myths of the benefits of electric cars. (USA Today)
A very simple way to think about personal finance, and all you really need to learn. (Early Retirement Extreme)
Ever heard of the "uncanny valley"? Ten creepy examples. (Stranger Dimensions)
Reporters need to be smarter when it comes to numbers. (The Big Picture)
Bonus: How to filter out the noise when doing your investment reading. (The Big Picture)
If you're looking to learn more about economics and economic policy, this is the blog list for you. (Bloomberg)
"It is up to me now to choose how to live out the months that remain to me." Compelling essay. (New York Times)
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