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Each week Josh and Chuck read tons of articles. Many are terrible, but some are great. Here are the best of the bunch for your enjoyment. Read more ›

reading The Best Stuff We’ve Read This Week

Each week, Josh and Chuck read a ton of great articles. Here are the best of the bunch.Read more ›

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Every week, Chuck and Josh read tons of articles. Here are links to the best of the bunch. Read more ›

LSD, Jell-O, Mouse Pain and Obama’s Pardonless Presidency: More Interesting Stuff I’ve Learned Recently

Here’s more interesting stuff I’ve picked up in the last fortnight or so: 1) A group of Dutch and Canadian researchers have developed the cutest, most heartbreaking pain scale issued by science thus far. In a paper in the journal

Being Stabbed in the Gut Not So Bad When You’re A Yogi, Study Finds

Thanks to Xeno over at Xenophilia for posting about a recent study out of University of Manchester (Go, Fighting Happy Mondays!) that discovered meditating can lead to a decrease in the emotional experience of pain. We talked about pain in

What We’ve All Been Waiting For: the Guy who Started the Global Financial Meltdown

There was this one aspect of the global financial crisis that has thus far carried everyone away from storming buildings on Wall Street or burning investment bankers in effigy or in reality. That one thing was that, despite all the

On the Coinciding of Norman Borlaug and Pain-Free Animals

I’ve come to believe that there’s some sort of connective tissue between events and living things that lies just beyond sensible perception. Sometimes a glimpse is afforded for only an astoundingly clear moment and our understanding of what’s just been

Shot in the Gut? Pretending You’re Rich Will Ease the Pain

All you wanted was a gallon of milk, but noooo, you had to end up an innocent victim in an armed robbery. The door swings to and fro on its hinges in a lessening pendulum after your assailant has made

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