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22.jpgPassenger turned away from two flights after wearing 10 layers of clothing to avoid luggage fee

Enormous emotional support peacock denied seat on flight, owner not pleased

Jessica Simpson Sued for Posting Paparazzo’s Picture of Herself on Instagram

British teenager accessed U.S. Middle East intelligence operations by pretending to be the CIA Director

Infants notice violations to fairness norms and evaluate individuals based on their fair or unfair behavior. However, they do not punish unfair individuals.

meta-analytic results indicate that there is a small relation between service quality and percentage of a bill tipped, racial minority servers tend to be tipped less than White servers, and females tend to be tipped more than males

Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) future scenarios allow Paris Agreement targets to be met by deploying technologies that remove carbon dioxide from the atmosphere. However, putting a hypothetical technology into a computer model of future scenarios is rather different than researching, developing, constructing and operating such a technology at the planetary scale required to compensate for inadequate mitigation. [PDF]

We know that the poles have changed places hundreds of times, most recently 780,000 years ago. (Sometimes, the poles try to reverse positions but then snap back into place, in what is called an excursion. The last time was about 40,000 years ago.) We also know that when they flip next time, the consequences for the electrical and electronic infrastructure that runs modern civilization will be dire.

Cancer ‘vaccine’ eliminates tumors in mice, including distant, untreated metastases. Lymphoma patients are being recruited to test the technique in a clinical trial.

There were some possible minor placebo effects in a few isolated conditions – mostly pain – but overall H&G concluded that the placebo effect was clinically insignificant.

‘Expensive’ placebos work better than ‘cheap’ ones, study finds

You can now buy “premium” water that’s not only free of GMOs and gluten but certified kosher and organic. Never mind that not a single drop of water anywhere contains either property or is altered in any way by those designations.

The Effects of Various Music on Angry Drivers’ Subjective, Behavioral, and Physiological States — Angry drivers with self-selected music showed more aggressive driving behavior.

teaching people about bias in those contexts can be counterproductive

This research establishes advice giving as a subtle route to a sense of power, shows that the desire to feel powerful motivates advice giving, and highlights the dynamic interplay between power and advice.

The Break-Up Check: Exploring Romantic Love through Relationship Terminations

New technology allows users to face-swap porn stars with their favorite celebrities

The occult shops of Singapore: talismans, corpse oil and witches [Thanks Tim]

Are you dying? Are you a marxist?