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A.J. is a journalist, lecturer, human guinea pig and author of four New York Times bestsellers.
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A.J. is throwing the Biggest Family Reunion in history, and you are invited!
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We love the lifestyle experiments of author A.J. Jacobs –Entertainment Weekly

Obama has 44 cousins in the Senate. Now can’t we all just get along?

Forget the president’s Tea Party cousin or Washington animosity. My research shows that we’re all part of one big family. A dysfunctional one, but still – come on, cousins!…
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You’re Probably Related To Ryan Gosling

Author A.J. Jacobs is attempting to throw the world’s biggest family reunion, because creepy or not, we’re all likely linked genetically….
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Are You My Cousin?

My family tree sprawls far and wide. It’s not even a tree, really. More like an Amazonian forest. At last count, it was up to nearly 75 million family members. In fact, there’s a good chance you’re on some far-flung branch of my tree, and if you aren’t, you probably will be soon. It’s not…
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Obituaries

Recent obituaries…
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My Outsourced Life

Why should Fortune 500 companies have all the fun? I hired a team in Bangalore, India, to take care of everything in my life-my e-mails, phone calls, shopping, arguments with my wife, reading bedtime stories to my son. (The article was also featured in Tim Ferris’ book The 4-Hour Workweek….
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I Think You’re Fat

An immersion into the bizarre, entertaining and terrifying world of Radical Honesty – a movement that encourages us to remove the filters between our brains and mouths….
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Things You’re Not Supposed to Do With Google Glass

Project Glasshole. I test out the upcoming Google Glass face computer by using it to read Moby Dick, cheat at poker, be a Cyrano and be a better man….
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How to Focus

The 4 best secrets to unitasking….
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The horrible history of men’s clothing


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Congress Behaving Badly

I talk to NPR’s Scott Simon about the history of congressional tantrums….
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