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Jan 13, 2022

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Smoking is Cool
“Part of it is that it almost feels like a rejection of wellness culture, which is very stupid,” she said. It feels good, she said, to reject all that.

After the Beanie Baby bubble burst
What happens when the frenzy ends and the world doesn’t value your valuables? A cautionary tale for all you dorks collecting those lame ape cartoons.

On the Internet, We’re Always Famous 
What happens when the experience of celebrity becomes universal?

CD Sales Have Increased for the First Time in 17 Years
Adele’s 30, three albums by Taylor Swift, and more contributed to the newfound interest in the physical format

Rick Rubin: The Invisibility of Hip Hop's Greatest Producer

How ‘feature bloat’ is driving the chip shortage
“People are used to seeing new phones every year, and automakers are trying to keep up with consumer electronics,” Williamson said. “They’re pushing to develop completely new cars in two years or less. And that means using building blocks that are maybe intended for laptops and not necessarily custom-built for automotive applications.”