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Bitcoin is eating the world. The value of the cryptocurrency, which was introduced in 2009, has grown at an unprecedented pace. As recently as May... [Read More]
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The National Institute on Drug Abuse has released its annual findings about US teenagers and substance abuse. The big news is that opioid misuse by teens is... [Read More]
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Grocery stores had been keeping a wary eye on Amazon. When word came in June that the e-commerce giant was buying Whole Foods for $13.7... [Read More]
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Three years ago, when we started discussing what an Africa edition of Quartz would look like it didn't take long for us to come to…... [Read More]
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What's the point of paying for a trip to space if you can't enjoy the view? That's why Blue Origin has redesigned its new crew…... [Read More]
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Donald Trump gets away with things that would destroy any other politician or public figure. Take his November 17 photo-op above: with an unreported remark,…... [Read More]
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America's Declaration of Independence enshrined the pursuit of happiness as a national goal. While the ultimate achievement of happiness will always remain elusive, the Republican…... [Read More]
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Right now, the internet is overflowing with gift guides—daunting to navigate in these frantic days of holiday shopping. To make life a little easier, we…... [Read More]
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On Dec. 24, 1966, Fred Thrower put three hours of uninterrupted fireplace on local New York City television and he changed Christmas forever. The WPIX…... [Read More]
Add one more dramatic layer to Bram Stoker's legacy. Stoker's Dracula, about the magnetic, undead Transylvanian count, has spawned countless movies, spin-off stories, and general…... [Read More]
Subscribe to the Quartz Obsession newsletter for this daily digression into the most fascinating corners of the global economy. This year, instead of newfangled gizmos…... [Read More]
When military intelligence officer Luis Elizondo stepped down from his post heading the Advanced Aviation Threat Identification Program (AATIP)—the program created to investigate unidentified flying... [Read More]
Linguistic nationalism just scored a victory. Montenegrins are excited that their national language, Montenegrin, has been added to the list of language codes recognized by... [Read More]
The tactics of Uber under Travis Kalanick continues to look like some mix of ancient Rome and the Nixon administration. Last month, a letter written... [Read More]
The Centers for Disease Control is the main public health institute in the United States. It is committed to helping Americans in a way that…... [Read More]
Calestous Juma, the towering Kenyan scholar of technology and development, died on Friday (Dec. 15) at the age of 64 in Boston, Massachusetts. Juma, who…... [Read More]
My first holiday season in New York, I lived in a single-room apartment and shared a bathroom with the other people who lived on my…... [Read More]
If you've read any article about TV in the past few years, you know we're in its "Golden Age." From experimental beauties like Atlanta to…... [Read More]
North Shore, Oahu, Hawaii To an outsider, it looked all wrong. About 70 tanned, broad-shouldered men (and three women) in shorts, flip-flops, and t-shirts gathered…... [Read More]
Most of the attention in the electric-truck sector recently has focused on Tesla, which presented its Semi model to great fanfare earlier this month. Not…... [Read More]
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