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10 careers with the most psychopaths per capita

<b>Alec Baldwin in "Glengarry Glen Ross"</b><p>Research suggests psychopathy can actually be advantageous in certain professions. He are just a few examples<p>Kali Holloway<p>June 23, 2015 7:45pm (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared on AlterNet.<p>Are you a psychopath? Happens to the best of us. James Fallon, a …

Psychology

Yes, Germany Should Consider War Debt Gesture To Greece And Save The Euro Too

Greece’s economy is at the brink of an abyss and could pull the entire euro area behind it into the dustbin of history, ending a formidable project of economic cooperation, prosperity and peace in a continent blighted by centuries of wars and plagues, culminating in the horrors of World War …

What is a Wormhole?

A wormhole is a theoretical passage through space-time that could create shortcuts for long journeys across the universe. Wormholes are predicted by …

The Virtue of Being Short

Taller does not mean healthier. It's more likely the opposite.<p>If you've ever had a tall man stand in front of you at a concert, blocking your view, and wished that he would have a heart attack, the odds were against you.<p>Tall men are less likely to develop heart disease than are short men, according …

Albert Einstein

When Criminal Law Meets Neuroscience

One sector of technology innovation that doesn’t get much attention in the media, but seems poised to make game-changing strides, is neuroscience and its applications for criminal and civil law. In 2011, the MacArthur Foundation granted $4.5 million to establish the national Research Network on Law …

The Supreme Rivalry That Runs America

The power struggle between Chief Justice John Roberts and Justice Anthony Kennedy might have more say in this summer’s same-sex marriage vote than …

Earth's 'Alien' Creatures May Reveal Clues About Extraterrestrial Life

NEW YORK — Animals that survive in some of the most extreme environments on Earth — places once thought to be totally inhospitable — have made …

Biology

Report: Silence and denial surround Oklahoma’s “frackquake” problem

Why isn’t Oklahoma doing more to address its massive uptick in seismic activity?<p>The New Yorker's Rivka Galchen this week takes a deep dive into Oklahoma's "frackquakes," the seismic activity linked to new methods of gas and oil extraction -- mostly, the injection wells used to dispose of fracking …

I was a Republican pothead: What I learned about drug-war hypocrisy from my brush with disaster

<b>A photo of the author</b><p>People are suffering and dying — while our hypocritical political class allows this injustice to continue<p>Edwin Lyngar<p>April 6, 2015 10:00am (UTC)<p>Jeb Bush, presumed Republican presidential candidate, was an enthusiastic pothead for much of his youth. This is not criticism, …

Jeb Bush

The Brothers Rodham

Hillary’s brothers are part of a long tradition of embarrassing political siblings.<p>Richard Nixon was so worried about his younger brother Donald’s willingness to trade the family name for business favors that early in his presidency he had the Secret Service put a tail on him and tap his …

10 of the best ancient ruins … that you’ve probably never heard of

Photograph: Alamy<p>The ruined church of Saint Gregory in Ani.<p>276<p>http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pictures/2015/4/2/1427992789854/37495f19-766c-477d-bb7d-17e66cffb858-460x276.jpeg<p>460<p>Photograph: Alamy<p>The ruined church of Saint Gregory in …

Ayaan to Liberals: Get Your Priorities Straight

Ayaan Hirsi Ali sounds off on her evolving stance on Islam, feminism and atheism.<p>Few figures on the intellectual scene today are as controversial or …