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The invisible fence

EXCERPT: "There are very few fences that can stop a determined person (or dog, for that matter).


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To tell the truth


"Thirty years ago, Fleischmann and Pons announced that they were able to create fusion at r...

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EXCERPT: "You connect with someone.

But you exert power over someone.

You can dance and communicate and eng...

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You can look it up


"Of course, for millions of years, people couldn't look it up. They couldn't read and they...

Pavlov's in your pocket


"Why do people buy lottery tickets?

It's certainly not based on any rational analysi...

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On getting worked up

Excerpt: "Waking up a sleeping bear is difficult.

People hibernate too.

But it turns out that on...

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What bureaucracy can't do for you


It lets us off the hook in many ways. It creates systems and momentum and ...

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Proximity and intimacy


"I recently did a talk where the organizer set up the room in the round, with the sta...

How to make a sign


"There it is, at every entrance to the terminal at LaGuardia, one of the busiest airports...

When your phone uses you


"Your smartphone has two jobs.

On one hand, it was hired by you to accomplish cer...

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