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Karen Gilchrist | CNBC | Tweeted by Michael D. Farren
At just 15, Beau Jessup came up with the idea of Special Name, a website designed to provide Chinese parents with culturally appropriate English names for their babies.
Michelle Starr | ScienceAlert | Retweeted by Alex Tabarrok
Extensive testing on the International Space Station has demonstrated that unicellular organisms found in Earth’s harshest environments could, in theory, survive on Mars.
Stephen Rice and Scott Winter | Fast Company | Tweeted by Brent Skorup
While airplane automation has come under investigation in recent weeks and months, more automation could make flying more efficient and affordable.
Henry Olsen | The Washington Post | Shared by Donald Boudreaux
While only the chorus is sung at Major League Baseball games, the first and second verses of “Take Me Out to the Ballgame” show the song’s feminist nature.
Ted Mann and Siobhan Hughes | The Wall Street Journal | Retweeted by Veronique de Rugy
After two fatal crashes of Boeing 737 Max airplanes in Indonesia and Ethiopia, Congress is scrutinizing a process that delegates some safety-certification functions to manufacturers.
Amanda Hess | The New York Times Magazine | Retweeted by Tyler Cowen
After the college admission bribery scandal, many people took to social media to attack the kids. However, it could be possible that the parents did it for their own gratification.
Rani Molla | Recode | Retweeted by Christine McDaniel
Because America’s H1-B process is so lengthy, many foreign tech workers are instead immigrating to Canada. This could cause a major loss to the US economy.
Gianluca D’Elia | NJ.com | Retweeted by Emily Hamilton
Green infrastructure projects like the Lion Gate Municipal Complex can increase property values, provide recreation for residents, and restore wetlands that will reduce flood impacts.
Scott Wiener and Daniel Kammen | The New York Times | Retweeted by Salim Furth
Because low-income and working-class people are priced out of California’s cities, transportation is stagnating the state’s progress on curbing greenhouse gas emissions.