📕 Why Bill Gates gave away 4 million copies of this book to future leaders

 
Season 47 of Saturday Night Live premieres on October 2, making it the rare exception of a network TV show that people still follow like it's their favorite sport. As Joe Berkowitz writes, there's reason to be excited heading into the opener tonight, with host Owen Wilson and musical guest Kacey Musgraves. Two featured breakouts—Bowen Yang and Chloe Fineman—are now full cast members, and our post-Trump, post-Biden honeymoon world offers plenty of fodder for surprising political comedy. Even if you're just catching the one or two viral clips on Sunday morning, SNL is the rare cultural institution that we all engage with in our fractured entertainment world. Read more here. 
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5 reasons to get excited for the new season of ‘SNL’ this weekend

Get over your conviction that the show was better when you were 15 and consider dipping back into America’s longest-running sketch comedy powerhouse.

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These 10 mobile games are topping global charts right now

Chinese tech giant Tencent claimed the two top spots, with PUBG Mobile and Honor of Kings generating the most revenue in Q3 2021.

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How IonQ is planning to bring a quantum computer to the masses

The company is going public today via SPAC—even though its years away from its goal of a 1000-qubit quantum computer.

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Why Bill Gates gave away 4 million copies of this book to future leaders

Hans Rosling’s book Factfulness makes the case that when we see the world based on facts, we can also make better plans to create the futures we would want to live in.

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6 denim brands you should have on your radar

Want a new pair but don’t know where to begin? Here are some of our favorite new (and updated) brands for fall.

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Mitigating extreme heat on the job isn’t enough to protect workers

Those who work in jobs like construction and agriculture face dangerous heat while on the clock, but chronic heat exposure beyond the workplace is a threat to their health and productivity, too.

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These faux shearling bed frames from Parachute could be the beds of the century

The linen specialist debuted a collection of three bed frames that come in a variety of fabrics, including a magnificent—and delightfully fuzzy—faux shearling.

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Design history has conveniently excluded women. That’s finally changing

It may be a century late, but a recent slew of books and exhibits showcase role models for the next generation of designers.

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4 ways Google’s newest AI breakthrough will improve your search results

After unveiling its “MUM” algorithm in May, Google is showing off ways it will tie together related text, images, and video to make searching easier.

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How Whoop is working toward an invisible fitness tracker
The team at Whoop Innovation Lab in Boston is obsessed with creating the smallest-ever fitness tracker. We took a behind-the-scenes look at how they're doing it and caught up with Whoop's founders, CEO Will Ahmed and director of mechanical engineering Aurelian Nicolae.
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