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    How to Fake You're Smart
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    Interesting stories from multiple sources that will make you appear well-informed.

  • The New York Timesreviews the tragedy that killed almost a dozen climbers on K2 and includes an interesting interactive map graphic.

  • The New Yorker looks at superbugs––drug-resistant germs that are almost impossible to treat.

  • The Atlantic wonders if the Internet is making users stupid by remapping neural pathways and reducing our ability to read deeply.

  • The New York Sun describes the United States' new 600,000 square foot, $434 million embassy in China.

  • The Washington Post looks at "bundlers"––political fundraisers who aggregate donations from people who have no strong interest in politics or individual candidates.