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Dangerous Ideas

Journalist Elizabeth Kolbert argues that human vices are just as important as human virtues in shaping evolution.More

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African chimps store caches of big rocks to throw at certain trees. And some scientists wonder, are these sacred trees?More

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So can we empathize with people who become monsters? Derf Backderf — whose teenage self appears in Meyers' film — certainly thinks so.More

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Jet Lag
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Christopher J. Lee says jet lag has become more than a temporarily scrambled body clock. It’s become a way of life.More

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In 1985, The New Yorker writer Susan Orlean started traveling around the country to find out how Americans spend their Saturday nights. One thing she discovered? How many Saturday night songs there are.
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