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Why Are So Many Republicans With No Chance Running for President?

A few are real contenders. The rest are going along for the ride.

A High School Teacher Was Forced to Resign for Sharing an Allen Ginsberg Poem

It’s Time to Stop Praising Authors for Being “Good at the Internet”

Drowning Kids Don’t Yell. Or Wave. Or Splash.

Here’s what to look for instead.

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Science

Soy Is King

How the legume finds its way into nearly everything you eat.

Moneybox

What Fuels the Rocket Man?

A theory of Elon Musk.

You Are Eating Much More Soy Than You Know

Elon Musk Is Not a Comic Book Superhero. He’s Way More Interesting Than That.

The Extraordinary Songwriter Who Helped Take the Guilt out of “Guilty Pleasures”

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