October 20, 2014
Poor kids who do everything right don’t do better than rich kids who do everything wrong

America is the land of opportunity, just for some more than others. That’s because, in large part, inequality starts in the crib. Rich parents can afford to spend more time and money on their kids, and that gap has only grown the past few decades. via Pocket

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October 20, 2014
Should You Become A Manager? (Hint: Maybe Not)

As a child, I’m fairly certain I never told anyone I wanted to be a manager when I grew up. As it turns out, though, managing has been one of the most rewarding challenges of my career. via Pocket

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October 19, 2014
12 films stuck in development we're desperate to see

Development hell. The place where all kinds of movies and games languish while assorted filmmakers, designers and producers fight over the minutiae of scripts, ideas and finances. via Pocket

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October 19, 2014
How young tech millionaires invest

As soon as the sale of his company was announced in 2012, Mike Zhang, who was barely above the legal drinking age at the time, started getting a flood of phone calls. via Pocket

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October 19, 2014
What’s Really In A Big Mac? McDonald’s Says It’s Ready To Tell All

Did you hear the one about the McDonald’s hamburger that still hadn’t decomposed after 14 years? And “pink slime” — how much goes into McDonald’s beef? via Pocket

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October 19, 2014
10 Research-Based Truths About People in Love

Love is one of the most important, yet most misunderstood emotions we experience. Human brains are naturally wired for connection with others, and we experience loneliness and rejection as painful threats to survival. via Pocket

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October 19, 2014
Your Brain on MDMA

MDMA (3,4-methylenedioxy-methamphetamine) is a popular party drug called Molly, and can be mixed with caffeine to make Ecstasy. It has an ability to temporarily boost mood, energy, and mental acuity through a dramatic upswing of the neurotransmitter serotonin. via Pocket

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October 19, 2014
The 9 Most Overlooked Threats to a Marriage

I feel bad for marital communication, because it gets blamed for everything. For generations, in survey after survey, couples have rated marital communication as the number one problem in marriage. It’s not. Marital communication is getting a bad rap. via Pocket

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October 19, 2014
Aspiring model, pilot arrested in OC drug bust

SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — An aspiring model and a private pilot, both from Canada, have been arrested on federal drug charges in Southern California after authorities say they arrived from Las Vegas in a private jet carrying drugs worth roughly $2 million. via Pocket

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October 19, 2014
Why We Want Who We Want

When venturing into the world of online dating, some individuals consider methods to optimize their chances of finding a suitable mate. An element of self-promotion is essential. via Pocket

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October 18, 2014
The Kind of Video Game Violence That Disturbs Me

Hatred is a game about the wanton slaughter of people fueled by nothing but pure, well, hatred. Its trailer came out this week, and many people found it to be upsetting, even deplorable. Video games, however, frequently revel in over-the-top violence. via Pocket

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October 18, 2014
How Companies Kill Their Employees' Job Searches

The increasing reach of noncompete agreements and trade-secret laws leaves workers with few options when looking for a new gig. The days of working for only one company for a whole career are over. via Pocket

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October 18, 2014
A Tale Of Two Silicon Valleys: Wage theft, billionaires, and the rest of us

Last month, a multiagency task force composed of federal, state, and local authorities busted open a major Bay Area wage theft operation, leading to arrests, raids, mug shots on the local news, and big speeches about the injustice and immorality of wage theft: via Pocket

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October 18, 2014
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October 18, 2014
20 Things You (Probably) Didn't Know About Children Of Men

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