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The Myth of the Hero Cop

Police officers earn more than you think for a job that’s less dangerous than you imagine.

The Pentagon Found a Cheap, Easy Way to Switch to Renewable Energy. Time to Go Government-Wide.

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I Was Raised to Be a Creationist. I Said Some Pretty Dumb Things to My Science Teacher.

The Legacy of Targaryen Bad Decisions, Explained

Doublex

How I Stopped Being a “Good Mother”

I loved breast-feeding my first child. I couldn’t wait to wean the second.

Moneybox

Did You Spend Too Much on Your Wedding?

If you’d invested in the stock market instead, here’s how rich you’d be.

I Loved Breast-Feeding My First Child. I Couldn’t Wait to Wean the Second. What Changed?

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