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Megan Garber

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Staff writer for the Atlantic

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Shoe making may not be rocket science, but crafting a ‘stiletto that feels like a wedge’ is.

Rocket Science and the High Demand for a Comfy High Heel

Shoe making may not be rocket science, but crafting a ‘stiletto that feels like a wedge’ is.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

USA Today was one of several news outlets to report on the so-called " selfie-shoe " -- and then had to clarify how it fell for a corporate stunt on April Fool's Day.

Why the Internet Ruined April Fool's Day

USA Today was one of several news outlets to report on the so-called " selfie-shoe " -- and then had to clarify how it fell for a corporate stunt on April Fool's Day.

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Human civilization is threatened by climate change. But it also needs the energy from fossil fuels that now emit greenhouse gases.

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Women developed the coffee filter, the donut, mass-produced champagne, and modern Mexican food. A new book looks at these historic accomplishments.

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Unqualified kids are admitted to some of America’s most prestigious institutions. Parents, administrators and coaches face criminal charges.

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We speak with California Congressman Adam Schiff about Trump’s State of the Union and what Schiff is investigating next.

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Amazon’s CEO accused American Media Incorporated of trying to extort him by threatening to publish embarrassing photos.

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It’s been one year since a gunman killed 17 people and wounded 17 others at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida.

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A lot of app-based companies like Uber, GrubHub, and Doordash like to classify their workers as independent contractors rather than employees.

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