The Creator of Wordle on Why You Can’t Stop Playing

From its word list to its understated design, Wordle’s creator tells us about the product decisions that have us playing day after day.
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The New King of Conservative Media

What Dan Bongino is telling his listeners.
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Report: World’s 10 Richest Men Doubled Their Wealth During COVID Pandemic

Oxfam says the total wealth of billionaires soared from $8.6 trillion in March 2020 to $13.8 trillion in November 2021.
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Texas Rabbi Held Hostage Threw Chair at Gunman to Escape

Rabbi Charlie Cytron-Walker said the hostage-taker grew increasingly belligerent as the hours ticked on and his demands were not being met.
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China Will Not Sell Winter Olympics Tickets to General Public Due to COVID-19

The decision came two days after authorities reported the first case of the omicron variant in Beijing.
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Winter Storm Slamming East Coast Causes Massive Power Outages, Flight Cancellations

Parts of New England, New York state, Ohio, and Pennsylvania were forecast to receive a foot of snow on the Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday.
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How <em>And Just Like That</em>’s Non-Binary Teen Helped Me Come Out

The Sex and the City reboot’s gender identity plot is for confused parents, not their kids.
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I Had Sex With My Close Male Friend. Big Mistake.

I just want to know what happened.
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Dear Care and Feeding: A Child Has Suddenly Come into My Care. What On Earth Do I Do?

Parenting advice on guardianship, recovering from abuse, and settling down.
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Imagining a “Second Civil War” Is a Lost Cause

Why so many people are doing it anyway.
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