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Lord of the Flies is still a blueprint for savagery

"I'm afraid. Of us."<p>Those words first appeared in print exactly 60 years ago when William Golding published his most famous novel, Lord of the …

The lust for power

<i>Power attracts the corruptible. Suspect all who seek it.</i><p>– Frank Herbert, “Dune”<p>It was nothing more than a random headline my husband read out loud …

Chimps and Six-Year-Olds Want to Mete Out Punishment — Even If It Comes at a Cost

Experiments with chimpanzees and 4 to 6-year-old children show that members of both groups will make a personal sacrifice to see antisocial behavior …

Psychology

Riots Turn Deadly After the Rape and Murder of a 7-Year-Old Girl in Pakistan

Two protesters have been killed after the rape and murder of a young girl in Pakistan set off deadly riots and a worldwide call for justice across …

Why You Can Be Dead Wrong but Still Believe You're Right, According to Science | Inc.com

Have you ever had an argument with a friend, relative, or co-worker who remains certain of their position, even after you provide irrefutable proof that you're right and they're wrong? It's frustrating, but common. It turns out the human brain is wired that way.<p>An outraged friend once showed me a …

Critical Thinking

The Hard Science of Teamwork

Like many people, I’ve encountered teams that are “clicking.” I’ve experienced the “buzz” of a group that’s blazing away with new ideas in a way that makes it seem they can read each others’ minds. We think of building teams that operate on this plane as an art, or even magic. It’s not something …

Pluto, Europa missions could reveal alien life

Missions to an icy dwarf planet and ice moon could lead to discovery of alien life<p>Two ice worlds, Pluto and Europa, are closer to being explored by …

YouTube mulls 'consequences' for Logan Paul amid dead body controversy

YouTube is considering "further consequences" for a millionaire YouTube star who caused controversy after filming the body of a man who had just killed himself in Japan's Aokigahara forest for his popular vlog.<p>Breaking its silence on the video, which was published on New Year's Day, a spokesman …