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Scientists Did Not Really Find ‘Where Evil Lurks’ In The Brain

[credit provider=”Lynnola / Flickr” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/lynnola/2408557827/”] Evil is alive and is lurking in the brains of certain individuals, if you believe news reports linked to a respected German neurologist. The news of the scientist’s discovery, however, has attracted some naysayers — including the neurologist himself.According to The Independent, Dr. Gerhard Roth […]
Scientists Did Not Really Find ‘Where Evil Lurks’ In The Brain
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Why Are People Already Deciding Adam Lanza Wasn’t Responsible For His Actions?

[credit provider=”AP Images” url=”http://www.apimages.com/OneUp.aspx?st=k&kw=adam%20lanza&showact=results&sort=relevance&intv=None&sh=10&kwstyle=and&adte=1355753701&pagez=60&cfasstyle=AND&rids=d744da45f15440418429de8646d926b3&dbm=PThirtyDay&page=1&xslt=1&mediatype=Photo”] As a medical historian whose research focuses on a time and place very alien to our own, I rarely comment on current events.However, in the wake of the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut, which left 20 schoolchildren and six adults dead, I […]
Why Are People Already Deciding Adam Lanza Wasn’t Responsible For His Actions?
Tech

RANT: Let’s Just Admit That Google Is Evil Now, OK?

[credit provider=”Dylan Love”] There’s a lot of handwringing about Google’s move to present paid listings—oh, heck, let’s just call them advertisements—in places where it used to provide pure, unpaid search results.It’s understandable that people are making a big deal about this.
RANT: Let’s Just Admit That Google Is Evil Now, OK?
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Researchers Explain Why All Cartoon Villains Look The Same

[credit provider=”Wikipedia” url=”http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Joker_(comics)”] There’s a reason classic cartoon villains like the Joker, Cruella De Vil and Dick Dastardly are all drawn with pointy chins and sinister V-shaped eyebrows.  According to researchers from Warwick University, downward pointing triangles make us feel threatened the same way an angry human face does.   
Researchers Explain Why All Cartoon Villains Look The Same
Markets

Dick Parsons: Don’t Just Blame The Bankers

Top banking industry executives are striking back against the surge in populist outrage. Dick Parsons, the Chairman of Citigroup (C) and former CEO of Time Warner says it’s not right to just blame bankers for the financial crisis.
Dick Parsons: Don’t Just Blame The Bankers