Use Science (Not Surgery) to Create Your Best Selfie

Around 2013, plastic surgeons like Boris Paskhover started to notice a bizarre trend in their doctor’s offices. More and more young patients—under 40, as young as 20—were asking for nose jobs. In Paskhover’s office in New York, new patients would plop down, hand over their phone, and complain about how …

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Why Trump's Misguided China Tariffs Won't Help the US

Last week, the White House announced plans to levy tariffs on up to $60 billion of Chinese imports. The primary, and legal, rationale hinges on the little-used Section 301 of a 1974 trade law that permits retaliation against countries that infringe US intellectual-property rights. Determined to halt what it perceives …

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Tesla's Model S Recall Is Just Its Latest Problem

Thursday evening, tens of thousands of Tesla Model S owners got an email warning them that the power steering on their electric cars might fail. Bolts that hold the system together have been corroding and weakening, particularly when exposed to harsh winter road conditions. “We have observed excessive corrosion in …

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Zuckerberg Finds It's Not Easy to Tame Facebook's Growth Obsession

When Mark Zuckerberg isn’t responding to the latest scandal engulfing his company, he’s actually trying to fix Facebook: He’s trying to redirect its obsession with growth—in users and in the time they spend on Facebook—to focus on whether those users have good experiences on the platform. The problem is that …

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