Soccer "Injustice" Rocks American Psyche
Why was America so rattled by its disallowed goal in last week's World Cup match against Slovenia? Andrés T. Tapia blames violation of the American sense of "internal control."
Why was America so rattled by its disallowed goal in last week's World Cup match against Slovenia? Andrés T. Tapia blames violation of the American sense of "internal control." Most fans of any of the other 31 teams in South Africa would also have been angry but the American rage conveyed a sense of usurpation of the notion that: "No matter how overwhelming the odds, there is always a hero that comes through. The Americans win by the sheer power of their efforts and self confidence more so than education or skills... Even a referee's whistle should be overruled by almighty technology."
Orangutans join humans and bees in a very exclusive club
- Orangutan mothers wait to sound a danger alarm to avoid tipping off predators to their location
- It took a couple of researchers crawling around the Sumatran jungle to discover the phenomenon
- This ability may come from a common ancestor
Giving our solar system a "slap in the face."
- A stream of galactic debris is hurtling at us, pulling dark matter along with it
- It's traveling so quickly it's been described as a hurricane of dark matter
- Scientists are excited to set their particle detectors at the onslffaught
Journaling can help you materialize your ambitions.
- Organizing your thoughts can help you plan and achieve goals that might otherwise seen unobtainable.
- One way to view your journal might be less of a narrative and more of a timeline of decisions.
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