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Let Loose the Orange Beast and Good Riddance to Capitalism

The age of Reagan reaches its apogee in Donald Trump. Now, bring on the fall....

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Exclusive Colleges Make For More Inclusive Colleges. Whut?!

Student-led protests for inclusive campuses are more likely at selective universities ...

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Darkness at the Edge of Town

Mass shootings are a reflection of a culture that used guns to create itself...

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Mega-Rats! Does Accelerated Living = Accelerated Evolution?

Explosion of rats, clovers, bedbugs, mosquitoes unintended evolutionary consequence of urbanization...

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Cycling London’s Undercurrents: The Curve of the Tyburn

Following the hidden rivers of London is an exercise in history, sociology, architecture... and exercise...

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Geometry, Dreams and Light: Stuart Forbes [Interview]

Stuart Forbes on Richard Rogers, Architecture and the Grand Process...

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Winter? Embrace Your Depression, It’s The Soul’s Defiance

Depression, seasonally affected or otherwise, may be the soul shunning the collective madness...

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Desalination: Cleaner, Better Ways to Turn Deserts Green

MIT researchers tackle what happens when the river runs dry...

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War? Famine? A Second Term of Trump? America’s Top Ten Fears

Chapman University releases 4th annual Survey of American Fears ...

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Mass Shootings Sell More Guns, So Don’t Expect To See Them Stop

Scared of guns? So get a gun! The unstoppable 'logic' of the firearm owner...

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Stone Age Swipe Right: The Truth About Prehistoric Dating

Prehistoric humans are likely to have formed mating networks to avoid inbreeding ...

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Worked to Death: Does a Higher Retirement Age Really Save Money?

As retirement age creeps up, the health of those close to retirement is getting worse ...

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Capitalism. Either it Goes, or We Do

The city's pantheon of possibility has been scoured away. Whither now?...

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Smart Suits: Follow the Brains for Better Business

Smart staffers: Why educated areas are good for business ...

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How We Push Clever Kids to Cheat

Kids praised for being smart are more likely to cheat, new studies find ...

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Gut Instinct Doesn’t Wither: Old’uns Are As Streetsmart as Da Yoof

80-year-olds as street-savvy as 18-year-olds ...

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Shake Those Chains – It’s Your Inalienable Right

In a society dominated by money and its protection, your only rights are to shout impotently...

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Requiem4Grenfell – Images and Verse

Scenes of community, hope, defiance and care from the wreckage of Grenfell...

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Fire and Fury: Perpetual War = Perpetual High Dollar

The marriage of the high dollar to perpetual war becomes more blatant by the day...

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Tune in, Turn On, Don’t die with your novel still in you.

One man's wisdom is another man's trite platitude, but who wants to spend their life guarding dust?...

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What Kind of Sexist Are You? Effects of Pornography and Age

Age of first exposure to pornography shapes men's attitudes toward women ...

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Can You Really Use Insects to Tell if A Body’s Been Moved?

Forensic entomology is more complicated than it looks on TV...

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It’s MINE!: The Inexorable Rise of Individualism

Individualistic practices and values increasing around the world ...

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Escaping the Pursuit of Happiness

It is no shame to seek sanctuary from the vanity-lousy imps of the collective mind...

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Spot the Fake! How Good Are You at Detecting Fake News?

People can detect a fake image of a real-world scene only 60% of the time...

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Show Me Your Leprechaun, Mr Reductionist

We know the gods by the living agency of their songs and their unique psychical signatures....

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Sunflowers and Daguerreotypes: Rencontres d’Arles

At the opening week of the Rencontres d’Arles international photography festival ...

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Is Teacher Burnout Contagious?

The organizational culture in schools can make a notable difference for early-career teachers' burnout levels...

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A tattered coat upon a stick, unless…. How to Age Well

Existence is simply meaningless dance of fleetingly animated dust, unless we activate our soul...

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How Does Money Affect Thought?

Systematic research investigates effects of money on thinking, behavior ...

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