Danny Lux

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The Opportunist

Marco Rubio’s political dexterity.<p>On the morning of October 10th, Marco Rubio, Florida’s junior senator, mounted a small stage at the Elks Lodge in Boulder City, Nevada, a popular retirement spot near Las Vegas. In his twenties, as an obscure Republican state legislator, Rubio exhibited such innate …

Rejecting Syrian Refugees

Republican governors are turning away those fleeing the civil war, while Jeb Bush suggests only welcoming Christians.<p><i>Updated on November 16, 2015, at 12:10 p.m.</i><p>Between April and October of 1980, amid an economic downturn, Fidel Castro announced that Cubans who wanted to leave could do so. It …

Government

Brains of Introverts Reveal Why They Prefer Being Alone

Human faces may hold more meaning for socially outgoing individuals than for their more introverted counterparts, a new study suggests.<p>The results …

Something remarkable happens to your worldview when you watch good TV

New research from the University of Oklahoma suggests that just by watching well-crafted TV, we may learn how to be more considerate of others' feelings.<p>In psychology, the telepathy that happens when we put ourselves in other people's shoes is known as "theory of mind."<p><b>Through facial cues and body</b> …

How Scott Walker became an asterisk

From presumed front-runner to quitter, Walker’s fall was fast.<p>Before there was Donald Trump or Ben Carson or Carly Fiorina, there was Scott Walker — a defiant outsider who portrayed himself as the regular-guy champion of the GOP’s burn-the-Beltway base.<p>After a promising start last winter, the …

Why Isis fights

For more than a century, Dabiq was one of northern Syria’s forsaken villages, a speck on a vast agricultural plain between the Turkish border and the deserts of Iraq, which hardly seemed likely to shape the fate of nations. A weathered sign at its entrance said 4,000 people lived there, most of …

Middle East

The Cuban Missile Crisis Explains Why Iran Won't Go to War With Israel

One point of agreement unites supporters and opponents of the Iranian nuclear arms treaty: We can't permit Iran to get the bomb. A nuclear-armed Iran would transform Israel into a smoking, radiating ruin, the thinking goes. The only way to prevent this second Holocaust is presumably to prevent Iran …

Meet the App That Wants to Beat Depression and Anxiety | Inc.com

One in four people experience a mental illness or neurological condition at some point in their lives, according to the World Health Organization. Mood disorders, anxiety disorders, and other mental health problems have become the leading cause of ill-health and disability.<p>Unfortunately, many …

Math Tutoring Reduces Anxiety and Alters Fear Circuits in Kids

<b>Individualized math lessons improved kids’ arithmetic performance and made them feel more comfortable with the subject.</b><p>Anxiety about doing math …

Neuroscience

Some of the Greatest Writers of Dialogue (And What We Can Learn From Them)

It’s a sad fact that, in fiction, characters occasionally have to speak. That speech can be stilted, boring, and utilitarian, or it can be something …

Scientists discover specific brain cells responsible for alcoholism

Although alcoholism is a common disease that affects millions of people worldwide, the underlying causes have not been fully understood – until now. …

Dr. Politics: Trump gives GOP a wet willy

Simon says Dr. Politics has the answers for all your political questions.<p>Ask Dr. Politics! You are fair and we are unbalanced!<p><b>Dear Dr. Politics:</b> Donald Trump has signed a loyalty pledge and now he can’t run as in independent in 2016, right? So now we can concentrate on serious stuff like all the …

Fun Facts About Marvel Comics | Page 2 | Best Video Games

Michael Jackson was a huge fan of Marvel, Spider-Man in particular. So much so that when word of a Spider-Man movie surfaced in the late 1990s, he …

2 Stammer Verbs to Avoid in Your Fiction

by Hernán Piñera | via Flickr<p>Note from Jane: Today’s guest post is by editor Jessi Rita Hoffman (@JRHwords).<p>As a writer, you’ve probably heard the …

A Twitter parody leads to expensive lessons in Peoria

When Sarah Palin was tabbed as John McCain's running mate in 2008, the folks at "Saturday Night Live" decided to make the most of the physical resemblance between her and cast member Tina Fey. "I can see Russia from my house," the fake Palin bragged, in a sketch that won Fey instant …