Highlights: February 10–16

Highlights: February 10–16

Here's what we've loved reading this week, including: why failure is good, too much of anything is bad, and how our country became so polarized.

The Roots of Modern Polarization

Disagreements about the issues are not about the issues, but much deeper needs

We Owe to Our Sons What We've Given Our Daughters

Boys are not men; they are children, and they need our attention now.

$100m to Know Why NFLers Die Young? Here’s Why, For Free

Football is a brutal sport that shortens lifespans for well-understood reasons.

On the Benefits of Failure

Failure is nothing to be ashamed of!

The New Taboo

Twenty-something women are so over Valentine's Day ... right?

Too Much of Anything Is Bad For You

Can you be too extraverted? Too nice? Too happy? Too rich? Maybe you can!

The Mystery of Kissing

It's not clear why we do it, but we know it works.