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Dogs Are Way Smarter Than You Think | Men's Health

But since dogs can’t talk, it’s hard to tell if he’s trying to cheer you up, or if he’s just cuddling because it’s close to dinner time. This new research suggests the former.<p>In the study, researchers showed dogs photos of faces and simultaneously played audio clips that were either distinctly …

Pro-Palestine transit ads will not be removed, TransLink says

TransLink says a series of ads that depict the territory of Palestine shrinking into the state of Israel will not be pulled from a transit station or buses in the Vancouver area.<p>The ads, called "Disappearing Palestine," are produced by six Vancouver-based groups calling themselves the Palestine …

Cycling

Education experts say $2 billion has been wasted on private schools

The research, funded by the Australian Council for Educational Research, a not-for-profit organisation that administers the medicine university entry …

Education

Why America Demonizes its Teachers -- Part 3: What Teacher Evaluation Is Really About

Ostensibly, the policy of evaluating teachers on their students' performance is designed to improve public schools by holding teachers accountable. However, by refusing to take into account several factors which impede student learning and over which teachers have no control, this policy is, in …

Education

The birth of a psychopath

<b>(CNN) —</b> After every horrific crime that shocks us, the next question we often ask is, "How could anyone do such a thing?"<p>If the criminal is a psychopath, the answer is very simple. They don't feel empathy or guilt. So instead of asking, "How could they do this horrible thing?" the more pertinent …

Psychology

Inequality and American protest history: Why are no movements rising up against the country’s inequities?

These days, everyone from Jeb Bush to Barack Obama to Naomi Klein frets about economic inequality. Yet wages continue to stagnate, unions scuffle to …

Middle-class

23 Reasons "The Handmaid's Tale" Is The Best Novel Of All Time

The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood is a dystopian novel about the role of women in a totalitarian state. It's also one of the best books ever written.

The Secrets To Handling Passive-Aggressive People

Merida Reacto Team-E review

In this review CTech editor Matt Wikstrom takes the Merida Reacto Team-E for a spin to find out how the bike handles and how it compares to similar …

XSS

Science Reveals What Cats Really Think of Us

Cat haters rejoice: Science is on your side.<p>There's a common stereotype about America's favorite household pets: Dogs will love you unconditionally, …

Pets

Lack of Exercise More Deadly Than Obesity, Study Suggests

Trolls, Hitler, and Japanese Penis Monsters: Why ‘Man Seeking Woman’ Is TV’s Smartest New Comedy

Simon Rich’s new FXX comedy stars Adolf Hitler, a troll, a Japanese penis monster, sex aliens, and an even scarier amount of sharp observations on …