Rob Wexler

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Stephen Colbert Knows Trump's Secret to Seeming 'Presidential'

It works! Kind of!<p>Donald Trump, the outsider candidate and Exception To The Rule, is in the midst of a classic political pivot. To some, this means tacking to "the center"—otherwise known as abandoning the ideological principles of those who voted for you in the primaries. But for Donald Trump, …

The surprising downsides of being clever

Can high intelligence be a burden rather than a boon? David Robson investigates.<p>If ignorance is bliss, does a high IQ equal misery? Popular opinion would have it so. We tend to think of geniuses as being plagued by existential angst, frustration, and loneliness. Think of Virginia Woolf, Alan …

How extreme fear shapes what we remember

Many of us will experience a significant trauma in our lives, says Lesley Evans Ogden. Yet could there be ways to avoid reliving the memories?<p>It was no ordinary honeymoon. After boarding their flight in Canada on the evening of 23 August 2001, newlyweds Margaret McKinnon and her husband were …

The Brain

The Ralph Steadman Breaking Bad Blu-ray Covers Are Amazing

Perfection, of course<p><b>Ralph Steadman,</b> the gonzo illustrator who so perfectly brought Hunter S. Thompson's wild exploits to life all while etching in our brains his expansive, chaotic ink-blot splatter style, has teamed up with <i>Breaking Bad</i>'s Vince Gilligan to create the covers for forthcoming …

Like the iPad, HP Chromebook 14 laptops come with free T-Mobile 4G for life

Advertisement<p>16 Comments<p>Apple’s(s aapl) iPad isn’t the only device that gets free 4G data from T-Mobile(s tmus). Look around carefully and you can …

Russian Mother Takes Magical Pictures of Her Two Kids With Animals On Her Farm

These wonderful photographs by Elena Shumilova plunge the viewer into a beautiful world that revolves around two boys and their adorable dog, cat, …

Amazing Facts To Blow Your Mind Pt. 3

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Clothing, unlike real estate, does not accrue value merely by virtue of being in New York City and technically habitable. I discovered this when my mother announced, early this summer, that she planned to sell our childhood home. At first, my sister and I were distraught. Aside from how my mother’s …