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Is the short answer NO?
The Surprising Truths About Income Inequality in America: Big Issues: GQ
Atari is bankrupt. Somebody PLEASE don't let Zynga buy them!
Researchers discover a switch in the fat cells of mice and humans with which excess pounds can be burned off.
The Future of Bitcoin article in The New Yorker is quite good.