For years, conventional wisdom has held that the college degree is any American’s ticket to a well-paying job. But banking investment firm Goldman Sachs is saying that is just not true anymore, and it’s time to stop pretending otherwise.
On March 20, 2003, the Iraq War commenced with a surge of U.S.-led troops and the explicit goal to take down Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein and find his supposed weapons of mass…
From dictators to crooked politicians to war criminals, the magazine hasn’t always chosen someone who’s made the world a better place.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel was just named TIME’s “Person of the Year.” In the magazine’s own words, she was chosen “For asking more of her country than most politicians would dare, for standing firm against tyranny as well as expedience and for providing steadfast moral leadership in a world where it is in short supply.”
But steadfast moral leadership and standing up against tyranny aren’t always what the “Person of the Year” designation is about. In fact, sometimes, it’s quite the opposite.
For those interested in the dark side of human nature, mass murderers hold an understandable fascination. Seemingly ordinary people who turned out to be capable of acts too monstrous to comprehend, many serial killers have shown not one shred of remorse for anyone but themselves once finally apprehended. The following serial killer quotes demonstrate a total lack of human compassion that may well give you nightmares.
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The reasons why we kiss and hug might seem simple and self-evident, but 64% of the world’s cultures don’t even kiss at all. And those that do don’t even really know why they do it. Time to find out…
Far more about our lives than we realize is understood through touch. Humans (not to mention animals) can communicate an immense amount of information, from aggression to benevolence, with just a handshake or a tap on the shoulder. As social beings, this desire to connect through human contact is ingrained in us to the point where we do it every day without giving it much thought at all.
Likewise, the intimate forms of touch, like hugging and kissing, feel equally natural and just plain good. But why is this and why do we do these things?