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Volcanic Explosion Shows We’re Not in Control
On August 27, 1883, a blast in Indonesia sent sound waves that ripped across the face of the earth. A volcanic explosion, 10,000 times more powerful than ...
Fired Disney CEO Prioritized Profits over People
When Disney CEO Bob Chapek was fired and replaced by his predecessor Bob Iger, many of Disney’s most vocal fans rejoiced. One of them is Len Testa, ...
The Quest for Significance Can Lead to Extremes
In 2021, several psychologists made an in-depth study into what drives people to political and social extremes. This can result in beliefs in a wide range ...
Wealthy Tech Townies Fight Affordable Housing
Tech companies often make public statements in favor of affordable housing in the context of public acts of philanthropy. But the sincerity of these pronouncements ...
Can You Control Yourself?
One key discovery is that self-control is an exhaustible but buildable resource. A psychologist demonstrated this with a clever experiment. He had college ...
Sins of the Rich: Liberal Hypocrisy Exposed
The rich talk a good game but often don’t live up to their convictions. Many affluent Americans whose politics are on the liberal left are being ...
Coder Experiences Transformation from Addiction to Advocacy
Software engineer Cher Scarlett is helping to shine a light on discrimination and sexual harassment at Apple, where she works. In an interview Scarlett ...
The Power of a Child’s Art
Sally-Lloyd Jones, the author of the popular Jesus Storybook Bible for Children, tells the following story about visiting the Museum of Modern Art in ...
Living with Uncertainty in a Time of Crisis
Author Elizabeth L. Silver wrote the very personal memoir The Tincture of Time. It is about her then baby daughter’s stroke at six weeks and the ...
How Dogs and Humans Learn Helplessness
In his best-selling book Essentialism, author Greg McKeown describes how we develop a sense of what’s called “learned helplessness.”