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Researchers Observe 'The Power Trap'

In an article for The Wall Street Journal, researcher Jonah Lehrer noted that most of us are nicer as we're climbing the social ladder. But once we get ...


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Wealth: Having It All and Wanting More

The richest 80 people on Earth are now as wealthy as the world's 3.5 billion poorest people. In other words, 80 people control as much wealth as half ...


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Selfies: Officially More Deadly than Sharks

Selfies-they might seem a bit narcissistic at times, but on the whole they're harmless, right? Not according to the numbers. Reports say that this ...


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Pride and the 1986 Challenger Disaster

On January 28, 1986, NASA was planning to launch the space shuttle Challenger from Kennedy Space Center—a mission that included a schoolteacher ...


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Research Shows Power Really Does Corrupt Us

In the early 1970s, a psychologist at named David Kipnis wanted to know if power really does corrupt people. So in a series of experiments, Kipnis ...


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From the Point of View of God

We've all at least seen it, if not participated—the bizarre trend of taking pictures of our food to share on social media. But what is the most ...


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True Love? There's Not an App for That.

There's an app for everything, it seems—including dating. For anyone in the dating world who wishes for an electronic matchmaker that eliminates ...


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Pilots' Pride Led to Tragic Plane Crash

In his book, Flight 232: A Story of Disaster and Survival, Laurence Gonzales tells the story of United Airlines Flight 232 that crashed in Iowa on July ...


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The Foolishness of the Cross vs. Love of Power

Historian Garret Fagan summarizes how the Romans—the culture encountered by the early church—viewed the values of strength and weakness:

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Rise in ER Visits for Energy Drink Abuse

More than 20,000 people went to the ER in 2011 with anxiety, rapid heartbeat, seizures, or heart attacks after downing "energy drinks." That was twice ...


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