They think it makes them look weak, and avoiding that is evidently more important to them than demonstrating responsible behavior
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When British neuroscientist Susan Greenfield became the first woman to give the UK's prestigious Royal Institution Christmas lectures in 1994, journalists at the time focused on her path-breaking achievement...
Despite a slight uptick since January, global oil prices are still half of what they were a year ago. These low prices have benefited consumers by dropping the price of gasoline and diesel across the United States...
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Don’t worry, Mount St. Helens isn’t exploding right at the moment (*sadface*). But if you’ll step into the Vulcan Mark III TimeMachine with me, we’ll go watch her wake up!...
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