Susan Regier

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Short Story – The Grownup (by Gillian Flynn)

Genre: Horror<br>Premise: A con woman masquerading as a psychic helps a young mother deal with her possessed step-son, only to realize she’s in over her …

Toy Story

Tasting Panel Part II: The Sovereign Single Grain

Yesterday we introduced a new format for reviewing particularly unusual whiskies: the tasting panel. The last time we met, we tasted five spirits. …

Your ‘Local’ Craft Whiskey May Really Be From Canada

A number of craft American whiskey brands are bottling and selling straight rye whiskies they’ve bought across the border. You may never look at …

Whiskey

It's Impossible to Tell a Pied Piper Parody Ad From an Actual Facebook Ad

At the start of last night’s <i>Silicon Valley</i>, Pied Piper is in a pickle. Although the startup’s new file-compression tool has been well-received, it …

LOL This Is Exactly What Your Accidentally Racist Friends Sound Like

A parody Facebook post nails the well-meaning, but pretty stupid, things our friends tell us.<p>DISCLAIMER: the following is a parody post, on a parody Facebook page called Millennials of New York.<p>But the faux-candid testimony (a spoof of the heartfelt captions on the super-popular Humans of New York …

Social Justice

U.S. Open greens reinforce notion that satire is dead, as The Onion showed

The late Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist Art Buchwald wrote that “you can't make up anything anymore. The world itself is a satire. All you're doing is recording it.”<p>Indeed.<p>Two days before the U.S. Open began last week, The Onion, America’s Finest News Source, as the satirical news website bills …

Golf

A former Romney strategist tries the impossible: Political satire in the Trump era

The problem, as usual, is Donald Trump.<p>What satirist can keep pace with his exponentially rising outrageousness? The mocking of a disabled reporter, the demonization of religious minorities, the boasting about his genitals, the bragging about his wealth: A literary form based on exaggerating a …

Donald Trump

Perfect Parody Captures The Disastrous Mess Known As A Parent's Car

There's no telling how long that hairy apple has been there.<p>The Holderness family is back with another parody, and this time they're tackling what it's like to keep a car clean when kids are around.<p>The YouTube favorites put a parenting twist on OMI's "Cheerleader" that documents what it's like to …

Parenting

Stress contagion possible amongst students, teachers

Teacher burnout and student stress may be linked, according to a new study. The work is the first of its kind to examine the connection between …

Dichotomous Thinking & Borderline Personality Disorder

Dichotomous thinking, also known as "black or white thinking," is a symptom of many mental illnesses, including borderline personality disorder …

The Psychological Price Of Emotional Labour

There are a plethora of emotional and psychological layers in relationships. Some are closer to the surface, such as what's tangible and the more explicit attitudes, behaviors and actions while other layers are more submerged, which include deeper nuances like thoughts, beliefs, values and …

Psychology

The Psychology of Why We Make Irrational Decisions

Why is it that we often ignore hard data and go with our gut when making a decision? It’s especially true when it comes to estimating the probability …

Consciousness and the Modularity of Mind

Trying to characterize the “architecture of the mind” is one of the central projects in cognitive science. From understanding what neurons actually …

An Instant With Borderline Personality Disorder

<i>The following is a direct example of the struggle of having Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD). It has not been toned down or censored. This is what I go through almost daily. It is an ongoing battle that I will never stop fighting.</i><p>The self-doubt, negative feelings, worry, second guessing and …

Mental Health

This is how you make better decisions, according to science

Life would be a lot easier if we just knew how to make good decisions. Research shows we all make a lot of bad ones, according to Chip Heath's "Decisive: How to Make Better Choices in Life and Work."<p>With careers:<p>In our jobs:<p>And in our personal lives:<p>We get a lot of sketchy tips based on unreliable …

The fascinating, strange medical potential of psychedelic drugs, explained in 50+ studies - Vox

Welcome to <i>Show Me the Evidence,</i> where we go beyond the frenzy of daily headlines to take a deeper look at the state of science around the most pressing health questions of the day.<p>After years of struggling with treatments for his worsening cancer, Roy was miserable — anxious, depressed, hopeless. …

Consciousness