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Lauren Hansen

Lauren Hansen is the multimedia editor at TheWeek.com. A graduate of Kenyon College and Northwestern University, she started her career in arts publishing and has since worked at media outlets including BBC and Frontline. She knows a thing or two about pretty pictures and cute puppies, both of which she tweets about @mylaurenhansen.

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Science

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Tech

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Lifestyle

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The tiny Russian village where everyone's a tightrope walker

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U.S.

Watch America's last 4 presidents each announce that they're bombing Iraq

Entertainment

This week I learned the simple solution to making chocolate taste even better, and more

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These exquisite portraits capture life's literal and metaphorical burdens

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Entertainment

This week I learned there's a reason we all make the same angry face, and more

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Back to school, in any way possible

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These real-life Rosie the Riveters changed the face of labor

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Entertainment

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The peculiar, old-school charm of pachinko

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