The decline of Soviet Union–era glory, of energy dominance, and of land itself—these are all losses that, according to prospect theory, could explain Putin's actions of late. 

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The celebrity profile reaches a new nadir in this week's New Yorker.

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They just want it to be true! Which, if you ask a scientist, is not evidence that it is true. 

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It's a Man's Conventional, Sexist View of Female Sexuality.

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The Emptiness of Data Journalism

Nate Silver could learn a lot from those op-ed columnists he maligns

Nate Silver could learn a lot from those op-ed columnists he maligns

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If you are the sort of person who recoils from typecasting and branding, you won’t want to miss “The Passions of Jean-Baptiste Carpeaux” at the Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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Psychologists search for the subjective location of the self. Some say it's in the torso, others say it's in the eyes.

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But two new lawsuits might finally change that.

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Our Naive "Innovation" Fetish

Left, right, and center—everyone loves the buzzword of modern America

Left, right, and center all celebrate "innovation," as if it were a substitute for having real policies to harness technology.

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