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Is Trump to Thank for the Dow Hitting 23,000?

1 hour 23 min ago
The president keeps congratulating himself for a bull market that he didn’t create.https://www.theatlantic.com/business/archive/2017/10/trump-stock-market/543162/?utm_source=feed

China Is Quietly Reshaping the World

1 hour 40 min ago
The staggering scope of the country’s infrastructure initiative—and what it means for the international orderhttps://www.theatlantic.com/international/archive/2017/10/china-belt-and-road/542667/?utm_source=feed

How Trump Changed the Topic to Obama's Consolation Calls

2 hours 13 min ago
Instead of explaining to Americans why four soldiers were killed in Niger, the president commandeered the news cycle, focusing on a narrow and unrelated claim.https://www.theatlantic.com/politics/archive/2017/10/how-trump-commandeered-the-news-cycle/543153/?utm_source=feed

What Martin Scorsese Gets Right About Rotten Tomatoes

2 hours 30 min ago
The director is blaming the critical aggregator for dooming more complex films, but the deeper problem is studio neglect.https://www.theatlantic.com/entertainment/archive/2017/10/what-martin-scorsese-gets-right-about-rotten-tomatoes/543090/?utm_source=feed

The Slack Chat That Changed Astronomy

2 hours 35 min ago
The groundbreaking discovery of a neutron-star collision unfolded in a flurry of online messages.https://www.theatlantic.com/science/archive/2017/10/neutron-star-slack/543147/?utm_source=feed

The Opening of 'The World’s Most Useless Airport' in Remote Saint Helena

2 hours 35 min ago
Last weekend, the tiny and isolated British island of Saint Helena welcomed its first scheduled commercial flight from South Africa.https://www.theatlantic.com/photo/2017/10/the-opening-of-the-worlds-most-useless-airport-in-remote-st-helena/543150/?utm_source=feed

Out of Tragedy, An Opportunity for Somalia

2 hours 46 min ago
In the wake of the Mogadishu bombing, can its embattled government restore trust with its citizens?https://www.theatlantic.com/international/archive/2017/10/somalia-shabaab-terrorism-corruption/543123/?utm_source=feed

How Mental Time Travel Helps Humans Predict the Future

3 hours 6 min ago
Imagining the future is indispensable to human life and society. But how do we do it, exactly?https://www.theatlantic.com/video/index/543009/how-memory-helps-people-predict-the-future/?utm_source=feed

Google Maps' Failed Attempt to Get People to Lose Weight

3 hours 6 min ago
Not everyone wants to be reminded of calories when trying to get directions.https://www.theatlantic.com/health/archive/2017/10/forget-calories-iii/543117/?utm_source=feed

The Biggest Winners: What Ivana Reveals About Trump Family Values

3 hours 7 min ago
Ivana Trump’s new book is a parenting memoir—and an ode to being better than everyone else.https://www.theatlantic.com/entertainment/archive/2017/10/ivana-trump-book-review/543084/?utm_source=feed

Imagining the Future Is Just Another Form of Memory

3 hours 17 min ago
Humans’ ability to predict the future is all thanks to our ability to remember the past.https://www.theatlantic.com/science/archive/2017/10/imagining-the-future-is-just-another-form-of-memory/542832/?utm_source=feed

A Tax Proposal That Could Lift Millions Out of Poverty

4 hours 18 min ago
The Earned Income Tax Credit is one of the country’s most effective anti-poverty policies, but it mostly leaves out a huge segment of workers: those without children.https://www.theatlantic.com/business/archive/2017/10/eitc-for-all/542898/?utm_source=feed

The Quixotic Effort to Get a Better Brexit Deal

4 hours 28 min ago
Some British lawmakers want the power to stop the U.K. from leaving the EU without a trade agreement—but it may not be so simple.https://www.theatlantic.com/international/archive/2017/10/the-quixotic-effort-to-get-a-better-brexit-deal/543093/?utm_source=feed

The War on ISIS Held the Middle East Together

5 hours 1 min ago
“With the fall of Raqqa, the sad story will pick up exactly where it left off in 2014.”https://www.theatlantic.com/international/archive/2017/10/raqqa-isis-middle-east-iraq-kurds/543120/?utm_source=feed

Will Northern California Soon Have Southern California's Climate?

5 hours 11 min ago
“The comparison is not a bad one.”https://www.theatlantic.com/science/archive/2017/10/is-norcal-the-new-socal-climatically/543021/?utm_source=feed

Kyrie Irving, the NBA’s Singular Star

5 hours 13 min ago
While players around the league team up to chase the Warriors, the Celtics’ new point guard looks for a heavier burden.https://www.theatlantic.com/entertainment/archive/2017/10/kyrie-irving-the-nbas-singular-star/543006/?utm_source=feed

The Loudest Underwater Sound Ever Recorded Has No Scientific Explanation

5 hours 37 min ago
A hypnotic short film investigates an unidentified sound recorded in the depths of the ocean.https://www.theatlantic.com/video/index/543105/the-bloop-loudest-sound-ever-recorded-cara-cusumano/?utm_source=feed

Trump's Nominee for Drug Czar Is Out

6 hours 39 min ago
Representative Tom Marino withdrew from consideration after a recent news report detailed how a law he helped pass benefited narcotics distributors.https://www.theatlantic.com/politics/archive/2017/10/trumps-nominee-for-drug-czar-is-out/543108/?utm_source=feed

New <i>Radio Atlantic</i> Episode: Derek Thompson Details His Exclusive View Into the World of X, Google’s Moonshot Factory

6 hours 48 min ago
Thompson reports on science of creativity for The Atlantic’s November cover storyhttps://www.theatlantic.com/press-releases/archive/2017/10/new-radio-atlantic-episode-derek-thompson-details-his-exclusive-view-into-the-world-of-x-googles-moonshot-factory/543114/?utm_source=feed

The Great Undoer

10 hours 41 min ago
Donald Trump’s biggest political wins have come in dismantling existing policies, but constructive and proactive steps have eluded him.https://www.theatlantic.com/politics/archive/2017/10/you-didnt-build-that/542991/?utm_source=feed

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