Wildlife Photographer Of The Year Entries Capture Nature’s Most Extraordinary MomentsThe first released images from the Natural History Museum’s Wildlife Photographer of the Year competition have captured some of the most captivating wildlife moments. From a raccoon poking her head out of a 1970s Ford Pinto on a deserted farm in Canada, to a baby hippo tragically being carried to its death, the images do …130
Near death experience: NDEs raise the possibility that human consciousness can exist independently of the brain. Patients recall, for example, floating upwards and accurately reporting the activities they saw and heard. However no report to date has absolutely proven a disembodied mind.Does it show the existence of life after death or can science explain it?
If you’re so smart, why aren’t you rich? Turns out it’s just chance.The distribution of wealth follows a well-known pattern sometimes called an 80:20 rule: 80 percent of the wealth is owned by 20 percent of the people. Indeed, a report last year concluded that just eight men had a total wealth equivalent to that of the world’s poorest 3.8 billion people. This seems to occur in…695
Why No One Feels RichIf you've ever flown in economy class on a plane, you probably had to walk through the first class cabin to get to your seat. Maybe you noticed the extra leg room. The freshly-poured champagne. Maybe you were annoyed, or envious. Social psychologist Keith Payne says we tend to compare ourselves with those who have more than us, but rarely with those who have less. This week, we explore the psychology of income inequality, and how perceptions of our own wealth shape our lives.83