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Satellites zoom in on cities’ hottest neighborhoods 
This starchy wondercrop could help alleviate food insecurity
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The case for techno-optimism: Is the world about to enter an era of mass flourishing?
Faster internet may be the key to reducing unemployment
Is it time for America to bring back the boarding house?
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