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Takeru Kobayashi's groundbreaking technique was as much mental as it was physical.

How a 6-time Nathan’s hot dog eating champion forever changed the classic July 4th contest with a simple mental shift

When Takeru Kobayashi doubled the record in the 2001 Nathan's Hot Dog Eating Contest, he not only showed competitors a new physical technique, he changed the mental limit previously set.
A professor says Facebook is actually fracturing communities. Mark Zuckerberg pictured.

Mark Zuckerberg’s argument for how Facebook makes the world better may have a critical flaw

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg says Facebook is helping its users become more empathetic because they can bond over common interests. Some experts disagree.
The wage gap persists, even in the gig economy.

Male Uber drivers earn 7% more than female drivers, and economists think there are 3 reasons why

Economists at Uber and Stanford looked at the gender wage gap among Uber drivers and observed a disheartening trend.

‘It is a very lonely job’: Mark Zuckerberg and other top CEOs reveal what their jobs are really like in ‘Freakonomics’ podcast...

"Freakonomics Radio" is launching a six-part series called "The Secret Life of CEO," featuring interview with nine prominent executives.
"Never kick anybody when they're down," says Jack Welch, pictured.

In 1963, Jack Welch accidentally blew up a factory at GE — and it taught him a lesson about leadership that’s stuck with him to this day

Jack Welch, former CEO of General Electric, was treated kindly after he made a terrible mistake early on in his career at the company.