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Eye on fiction: Generic images of autism

In 1877 prison authorities calledon Francis Galton with a pressing question. Could it be the case that certain types of crimes correlated with particular facial characteristics? They presented him with a large number of photos of delinquents and ... The Psychologist, 1 month ago

Progressives plot to kill 'human weeds'

Text smaller Text bigger Margaret Sanger lobbying Congress, 1932 In the early years of the 20th Century, the science of eugenics spread across America, from pulpits to statehouses, with religious zeal. The underlying premise of the ...
 WorldNetDaily5 days ago

Too many cooks spoil the broth? Not for this smartphone app

If you have a smartphone, there's an app for pretty much anything these days, from saving lives to popping virtual bubble-wrap. But now there's an app for answering questions even Google can't handle like who will win next Sunday's Abu Dhabi Grand ...
 Abu Dhabi National5 days ago
Fast Company

What Happens When You Blend The Faces Of World Leaders

The United States' founding fathers were stoic men, gazing toward the frontier with rugged resolve. Our modern presidents are entirely different--smiling, approachable, and soft, like the spokesperson of a retirement home. These are Portraits of ...
 Fast Company2 weeks ago
Slate Magazine

ten thousand hours: Practice makes perfect!

What explains this sort of spectacular success? What makes someone rise to the top in music, games, sports, business, or science? This question is the subject of one of psychology's oldest debates A decade ago, Magnus Carlsen, who at the time was ...
 Oman Tribune1 month ago No, Practice Doesn't Make Us Experts (But Here's Why That's Okay)  Slate Magazine1 month ago Practice Does Not Make Perfect  Slate Magazine1 month ago
Poker News

Grit: The Key to Being a Poker Success

Given the choice, would you rather be a naturally gifted poker player or an Average Abe who has to work really hard at the game? Which do you think correlates better with long-term success in the game? Before I reveal the answer, let me offer ...
 Poker News1 month ago
Global Research

The Ongoing Propaganda War Behind GMOs Exposed

The United States has been paying farmers for over two decades to NOT produce food, yet biotech would have us believe that genetically modified organisms are necessary to feed the world. This is but one of the many lies they have perpetrated, all ...
 Global Research1 month ago Ongoing propaganda war behind GMOs exposed  Axis of Logic1 month ago

10 things invented by Scots

Press Association As the Scottish referendum approaches, let's take a look back at the inventions, medical discoveries and pioneering ideas brought to the world by Scots. 1. The television. Imagine life without Breaking Bad or the Wire. We have ...
 Yahoo! UK and Ireland2 months ago
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