End-of-Day Wrap-Up: 3/23/15


Ted Cruz Is Running for President

The freshman Senator kicked are interchangeable .

Outstanding Question

Will losing that winter weight make you happier? Americans spend billions of dollars a year on weight loss, but a new study shows that many who lose weight are worse off psychologically than before. Unhappiness after weight loss may be a reason many struggle to keep weight off. A meta-analysis of studies shows that physical activity, not BMI, may be a better indicator of overall health.

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From the Vault

In March, 1914, H.L. Mencken wrote about the state of the daily newspaper:

"I assume here, as an axiom too obvious to be argued, that the chief appeal of a newspaper, in all such holy causes, is not at all to the educated and reflective minority of citizens, but frankly to the ignorant and unreflective majority."


Mont Saint-Michel, off France's Normandy coast, on March 20, 2015, is nearly surrounded by the English Channel following exceptionally high spring tides. See more at In Focus.


Singapore mourns, Chinese Internet boom fades, Hillary and Benghazi examined, Tunisian top cops sacked, Brian Williams reappears, The Interview air drop delayed, human excrement mined, and Nazi hideout found.

This article was originally published at http://www.theatlantic.com/technology/archive/2015/03/the-atlantics-end-of-day-wrap-up-32315/388448/

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