They think it makes them look weak, and avoiding that is evidently more important to them than demonstrating responsible behavior
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Psychological Theories Conveniently Being Demonstrated by Jimmy Kimmel and Sweet-Deprived Children.
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Sweet Dreams Are Made of This (Everybody's Looking for Something)
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The Science of Visualization
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Unusual Giraffe Deaths
In the interests of recycling old Tet Zoo material from the archives, here are some musings on giraffe deaths.
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Paleontologist Stephen Jay Gould was influenced by Marx and Kuhn as well as by Darwin.
The Bicentennial of George Boole, the Man Who Laid the Foundations of the Digital Age
Monday, November 2, marks the 200-year anniversary of the birth of the man who put True/False, 0/1, and AND/OR and NOT on the map
Curating We the Humanities on Twitter This Week
This week, Glendon Mellow of Symbiartic will be curating the rotating humanities Twitter account, @WeTheHumanities.
Voters Paying Close Attention to Energy Issues
Presidential candidates would be wise to come up with a comprehensive energy plan focused on issues most important to voters.
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