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RSA Animate – Language as a Window into Human Nature

Steven Pinker RSA In this new RSAnimate Steven Pinker shows us how the mind turns the finite building blocks of language into infinite meanings. Taken from the RSA’s free public events programme www.thersa.org/events.

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Celebrity Apprentice scandal

James Thomas Today Tonight Small business owners who lost big money in a failed venture are speaking out, and laying the blame on a high-profile director and reality show star. Read More: Celebrity Apprentice scandal Related: The Corporate Psychopath and … Continue reading

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Genetically engineered bourbon?! No joke.

Source: Panna More than 80% of the non-organic products in our pantries include genetically engineered (GE) ingredients. Turns out, that even includes bourbon. As Grist reported last week, GE corn  — also known as genetically modified, or GMO — has … Continue reading

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The Surveillance Catalog

Source: WSJ Documents obtained by The Wall Street Journal open a rare window into a new global market for the off-the-shelf surveillance technology that has arisen in the decade since the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001. The techniques described … Continue reading

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The Corporate Psychopath and the Window of Empathy

“They have traits similar to ideal leaders. You would expect an ideal leader to be narcissistic, self-centred, dominant, very assertive, maybe to the point of being aggressive. Those things can easily be mistaken for the aggression and bullying that a … Continue reading

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