A few material things to make your quarantine life more comfortable — and some helpful tips so you can stay sane too.

Quarantine has been stressful for all of us, and if you have the luxury of working from home, your setup is an essential factor in keeping you happy and productive. Since nobody knows how long these conditions are going to last, it is worth investing some money (if you can…

A lesson in basic macroeconomics, and why we can’t trust corporations to play nice on their own

Nothing in the economy is as simple as one thing making another happen. Inflation is simply the value of the dollar becoming less, which raising minimum wage does affect. Inflation is caused by adding to the supply of money. …

How filmmakers use deliberate editing and frantic camera movements to create overwhelming tension

Damian Chazelle’s 2014 film, “Whiplash”, is a beautifully crafted masterpiece that tells the story of a battle between two obsessive characters devoted to their craft of jazz music. On one side we have our protagonist, Miles Teller’s Andrew Neiman. An ambitious and arrogant first-year jazz drummer at a prestigious school…

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