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How to Speak Uber

Brag about all the jobs you’re creating. Ignore the fact that they’re not actual jobs.

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A Vaccine Harmed My Son

I’d still vaccinate him again.


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What We’ve Learned From Einstein’s Brain—and Its Theft

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