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Airlines have a contradictory purpose: they want to fill as many seats as possible to make the operating costs of each flight as low as possible, but they also depend on ticket sales to make profit.Read More...
From: Big Think | By: Orion Jones | Tuesday, November 25, 2014
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Food is at the center of many American holidays. And changes to the climate pattern will affect where and how food is grown. Read More...
From: Big Think | By: Orion Jones | Tuesday, November 25, 2014
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Serious, long-term stress can have dire consequences for your brain. That's because the immune system and the brain are intimately related.Read More...
From: Big Think | By: Orion Jones | Tuesday, November 25, 2014
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While presenting one of the awards at the second edition of the Breakthrough Prize in Life Sciences, Kate Beckinsale joked: “At Hollywood awards shows, when we sit back at the table, we always say, ‘Well, it’s not like we’re curing cancer.’...
From: Big Think | By: Teodora Zareva | Tuesday, November 25, 2014
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Pulitzer Prize-winning biologist Edward O. Wilson draws from Darwinian theory to posit the appearance and characteristics of an extraterrestrial life form. "E.T. is out there," says Wilson, and their more like us than we may realize.Read More...
From: Big Think | By: Big Think Editors | Tuesday, November 25, 2014
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Having job authority—the ability to hire, fire, and determine salaries—relieves men of symptoms of depression while worsening those symptoms in women.Read More...
From: Big Think | By: Orion Jones | Tuesday, November 25, 2014
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"It is better to be a human being dissatisfied than a pig satisfied, better to be Socrates dissatisfied than a fool satisfied," said John Stuart Mill.Read More...
From: Big Think | By: Orion Jones | Tuesday, November 25, 2014
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While companies tend to wait until week's end to announce bad news, doing so opens them up to scrutiny.Read More
From: Big Think | By: Natalie Shoemaker | Monday, November 24, 2014
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War, smoking, and obesity are straining the world's economy, but there's concern among researchers that obesity is most on the rise. If there's not an action plan put in place, societies may be feeling the strain on more than just health-care costs.Read...
From: Big Think | By: Natalie Shoemaker | Monday, November 24, 2014
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Everyone has broken the law at one point or another. People speed, park in handicap spaces, and jaywalk. How can you make people obey these simple laws? Fines don't help, though a new incentive may be the answer.Read More...
From: Big Think | By: Natalie Shoemaker | Monday, November 24, 2014
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Anxiety is not productive. The communications industry suffers from an existential crisis wrought by technological change. Standards have been upended, and the digital world — a universe of bits and bytes, atomistic fragmentation that mocks the past...
From: Big Think | By: Tom Doctoroff | Monday, November 24, 2014
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Everyone loves free food and corporations have caught on. However, is the purpose of this charity to boost office morale or chain staff members to their jobs. Psychologists think it's a little bit of both.Read More...
From: Big Think | By: Natalie Shoemaker | Monday, November 24, 2014
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According to one expert, a person tends to suffer from "expectation hangovers" when things don't go their way. Harnessing present disappointment and employing it as a learning tool is key to achieving future success.Read More...
From: Big Think | By: Robert Montenegro | Monday, November 24, 2014
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With a $20,000 check and instructions to bring back “some good paintings” from friend and financier Dr. Albert C. Barnes, American artist William Glackens set off for Paris in 1912 with carte blanche to buy the very best modern art he could find....
From: Big Think | By: Bob Duggan | Monday, November 24, 2014
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                A report from The Institute for Economics and Peace http://economicsandpeace.org/ offers some sobering news about the global rise of terrorist deaths. They’re up 61% from last year. Pretty scary. But the report, and the...
From: Big Think | By: David Ropeik | Sunday, November 23, 2014
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"Frenemies" play an inevitable role in our extended social network. But our interactions with them pose real threats to our wellbeing, say researchers at the University of Utah.Read More...
From: Big Think | By: Orion Jones | Sunday, November 23, 2014
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"If someone is to consider black and white for their project I guess I would say the heads up that I would offer is that they need to be prepared to fight for it and lobby for that... Connections are not in color or in black and white. They’re invisible...
From: Big Think | By: Big Think Editors | Sunday, November 23, 2014
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A second scientific experiment, this time in America, has established that telepathy is possible. Read More
From: Big Think | By: Orion Jones | Sunday, November 23, 2014
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Although the creation of the Internet is thought to mark a new era in human history, its effect on society, especially in economic terms, has proven unremarkable.Read More...
From: Big Think | By: Orion Jones | Sunday, November 23, 2014
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When researchers presented canines with odors of other dogs, food, and their human masters, it was the scent of humans that excited dogs the most.Read More...
From: Big Think | By: Orion Jones | Sunday, November 23, 2014
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Only in America do people trample each other for sales a day after being thankful for what they already have.Read More
From: Big Think | By: Orion Jones | Sunday, November 23, 2014
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