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Which is more likely? Martha is a convicted felon? Martha is a convicted felon and a TV cook?
The Huffington Post, where I have been contributing articles on psychology and behavior for almost two years, recently launched its first ever science section. Since Huffington Post now surpasses the New York Times and many other mainstream media websites in visitors, we are all hoping that it becomes an outlet for high-quality science journalism. Curtis… Read more
A cold coming we had of it, Just the worst time of the year For a journey, and such a long journey: The ways deep and the weather sharp, The very dead of winter. And the camels galled, sore-footed, refractory, Lying down in the melting snow. There were times when we regretted The summer palaces… Read more
Mike Allen, the astute Politico reporter and analyst, was on MSNBC’s Morning Joe today, talking about the strange and entertaining Republican race for the party’s presidential nomination. Mitt Romney is still hanging in there, but he keeps getting challenged–most recently by Newt Gingrich. Allen was criticizing Romney for basically blowing off the Iowa caucuses in… Read more
Despite our national holiday’s unhappy links to gluttony, drunkenness and simmering family resentments, it is first and foremost a time to count our blessings. We shouldn’t have to be reminded about the importance of routinely expressing our gratitude to others, but it doesn’t hurt. After all, words of gratitude are an important social convention, a… Read more
Americans typically gain a pound between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Day. That may not sound like much to worry about, but the problem is that we don’t lose that pound once the holiday season ends. Instead, we accumulate a pound per season, year after year, for 10, 15, 20 years and more. Looked at that… Read more