The kids were waking up by then, so I told them there was Big News. They could tell by my tone that this was important, but they couldn't quite place him. "The leader of Al Quaeda. Remember the Towers in New York? Him." Oh. Yes.
Tonight the world learned from President Obama that notorious Al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden was killed by U.S. forces during a firefight in northwest Pakistan. Bin Laden wanted to die as a martyr. In this sense, his wish has been obliged. But does his death make him even more dangerous?
It's been just an hour since the news broke of the death of Osama bin Laden. Too soon to know all the details of how he was killed, to grasp the full scope of how the world will react, to find out how long it will be before Donald Trump takes credit. But one thing's certain: it sure *feels* like a momentous occasion...
If you think Big Important Ideas can and should be entertaining, you should check out Rob Kurzban’s blog for Evolutionary Psychology. He wins the Oscar for the category: Most Engaging Titles in a Serious Documentary
In some contexts, men display a visual penchant for women wearing a red accoutrement (e.g., red lipstick, red lingerie, red stilettos). Read about the manifestation of this “red effect” in the context of hitchhiking.
These simple tips will help a child who is distracted, inattentive, or having problems focusing on his school work. The tips are also useful for any child, and can even prevent inattentiveness in an ever more distracting world.
You are super at just about everything you do. Except being so super oftentimes creates problems for high-achieving women. You see, when you're a super woman, it's pretty easy to start thinking of yourself as Superwoman, and that's not such a good thing.
Experimentation and statistical analysis are hard work. On top of that, the investigator risks negative emotions: Fear that the experiment might not work, shame when it does not work, and guilt when it is made to look as if it worked. A rational perspective on some of the decision-making processes involved may calm those waters.
One reason that this blog has brought me so much happiness is that blogging has widened my circle of friends so much. I met Melanie Notkin because we're both interested in using social media to engage with readers, and I'm very excited for her this week...
After you establish a new love relationship, your friends can become just as jealous as a scorned lover. S/he might be completely unsupportive, fault finding, create chaos and soap opera drama by saying things that will lead you to fight with your partner.
Do you know what to do?