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WATCH: 'Big Brother' Reveals How Mice Get Along—Or Not

The Huffington Post | Jacqueline Howard | Posted 06.19.2013 | Science

What does it take to be a leader? It turns out you have to be somewhat social. At least that's one possible takeaway from a mouse study conducted by n...

Weird Reason Rats Sniff Each Other

Posted 03.10.2013 | Science

By: Megan Gannon, News Editor Published: 03/09/2013 09:12 AM EST on LiveScience Without being able to talk to each other, rats use sniffing as one...

Why I Call Myself a Socialist: Is the World Really a Stage?

Wallace Shawn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Wallace Shawn

The actor knows we are more than what we seem. When he's on stage, he's in a sense deceiving his friends in the audience less than he does in daily life, because on stage he's disclosing the parts of himself that in daily life he struggles to hide.

Research on Power Teaches Why Blagojevich Did What he Did (...and Why he Might Get Away With It)

Adam Galinsky | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Adam Galinsky

The powerful often egregiously overstep sacred bounds of public and private trust, only to be consistently forgiven, with their trespasses forgotten. I call this dance the "power tango."

June 15: King John Signs Magna Carta

Sophie Pollitt-Cohen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Sophie Pollitt-Cohen

Many people, especially those who write articles on this subject for Wikipedia, would say the Magna Carta is the most influential and important foundation of constitutional law.

Girlfriends' Guide to Teenagers: School Bullies Hit Parents Where It Hurts

Vicki Iovine | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Vicki Iovine

There are a few places no one should enter without an advocate--a courtroom, a hospital and school. But only a parent can properly advocate for their child in school where a bully is concerned.