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How did the price of oil become so important?
The manufacturing revolution that started with a gun
The surprising lessons lurking under the lid
Interface Message Processor
The big metal box that made the internet possible
How much does it cost to outlaw something?
Why did a machine for making cigarettes transform the advertising industry?
What would happen if GPS stopped working?
How did an invention that was never built help make the modern world?
A vital aid for many, but billions don't know they need them
What does the fashion industry owe to an 18th-century potter?
A system that solved big problems is now facing its greatest challenge
Should the wealthy pay more tax?
We consider the idea of a wealth tax proposed by some in the US presidential race
Update: Apple bans vaping apps
From today the Apple app store will no longer include vaping apps
Apple bans vaping apps
When to retire
Is working for longer to be feared or welcomed in our rapidly ageing societies?
Starting young to save for retirement
Can an 18 year old be persuaded to start a pension?