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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 …

Woman sentenced in beating death outside Caprice Nightclub

The woman who pleaded guilty to manslaughter for the August 2016 beating death of another woman outside Caprice Nightclub along the Granville Strip …

From the archive: Kristallnacht

On the night of 9 November 1938, the Nazi government coordinated a wave of attacks in Germany and Austria, on synagogues, Jewish-owned businesses and homes.<p>This was Kristallnacht - the night of broken glass. Over two days some 90 Jews were killed in an orgy of violence, while around 30,000 Jewish …

Take Ownership: How to Rise Up as a Leader in 2018

Leadership is in high demand. Here are 6 steps to becoming a better leader in the new year.<p>I'm often asked what is the number one skill that I would focus on if I want to achieve success in business and in life. My answer is always leadership.<p>There is a leader within everyone, and I am obsessed …

Motivation

6 Simple but Effective Things You Can Do to Get Through Times.

<i>Tough times don’t last, tough people do.</i><p>It’s inevitable that all of us are going to experience some tough times one time or another, the most …

Humanity may not be hardwired for violence, after all

We talk about war and human violence every day on the news program I host, The World. But, as experimental psychologist Steven Pinker reminded me recently, "You don't say where things are going right. What about all the parts of the world that used to be in flames, just consumed by war, but which …

Chimpanzees

A Foot Has Been Found on the Beach in Canada. It's the 13th Such Discovery in a Decade

A dismembered foot washed ashore inside a shoe on a beach in British Columbia this week — the thirteenth such discovery on the same stretch of coast …

British Columbia

The Neuroscience of Being a Selfish Jerk

If we’re being honest, most of us have at least some selfish aims – to make money, to win a promotion at work, and so on. But importantly, we pursue …

Psychology

Violent Media and Aggressive Behavior in Children

Dillon, K. P., & Bushman, B. J. (2017, in press). Effects of Exposure to Gun Violence in Movies on Children’s Interest in Real Guns. <i>JAMA …

We're Still Waiting On Trudeau's Promised Plan To Fight Poverty

Charity is simply not enough — governments also need to step up.<p>Everyone wants to help support their local food bank initiatives. But this always …