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Stealth Voters

Admit It, You Are Secretly Voting for Donald Trump? Right?

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Stealth voters and secret ballots: when honesty and social desirability collide
[eltd_custom_font custom_font_tag="h5" font_weight="" content_custom_font="“You are enjoying lighthearted conversation at a party when suddenly the topic turns to politics. Immediately, tempers flare as your previously cordial conversation partners become red faced as they...

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Watching The Olympics

Why We Love Watching the Olympics

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[eltd_custom_font custom_font_tag="h5" font_weight="" content_custom_font="“This is the power of stories: When we think we cannot go on, when it is just too hard and no one really understands, we hear these stories, and we gain strength. These stories inspire us and give us hope. This is why, when Simone and Aly...

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Don’t Stop Marching

Don't Stop Marching

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Citizenship requires engagement, not tweeting.
“If this weekend’s political energies are sustained - and that's a big “if“ for now - many people will at least feel empowered enough to challenge the most ideologically truculent administration in modern American history.“ - Pankaj Mishra
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Why Do We Wince?

Why Do We Wince When We Are In Pain?

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Scientists have discovered that animals also wince, giving clues to its purpose
[eltd_custom_font custom_font_tag="h5" font_weight="" text_align="justify" content_custom_font="“I was struck by how similar the mouse facial response to pain is to the human one. When you factor in the shape differences in mouse...

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Theresa May’s Empty Brexit Promises

Theresa May's Empty Brexit Promises

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[eltd_custom_font custom_font_tag="h5" font_weight="" text_align="justify" content_custom_font="''In January, May said that she was prepared to walk away from the negotiations if Britain didn’t get what it wanted. She said “no deal” was preferable to “a bad deal for Britain.” That language went over well with the Daily Mail and the Sun, but it really amounted to the Prime...

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Why We Should Free Violent Criminals

Why We Should Free Violent Criminals

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[eltd_custom_font custom_font_tag="h5" font_weight="" text_align="justify" content_custom_font="“To reach the bulk of prosecutors and all of the other decision-makers in the country’s sprawling criminal justice system, it will take an enormous cultural shift. A complete change in the way we talk about crime — including the violent crime on the third rail of...

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How To Kill With a Connected Car

How To Kill With a Connected Car

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To black-hat hackers, smart cars offer a grim opportunity
[eltd_custom_font custom_font_tag="h5" font_weight="" text_align="justify" content_custom_font="”The app-ification of the vehicles makes them hackable as any IPhone. In 2017, anyone with enough money and motivation has the capabilities to commit an assassination using a smart car.” - Alec...

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