People Who Never Apologize Probably Aren't Nice to Themselves, Either
It's hard to forge a connection with someone who believes they're never wrong.
Life Inside Louisiana's Leprosy Quarantine Was Tragic and Inspirational
The stigma and lack of understanding of the disease shaped every facet of life for patients there, who started their own businesses, founded a newspaper, and had their own softball league.
Politeness and Compassion Are Not the Same Thing
Researchers are studying what it really means to be a "nice person."
Can a Refugee Simulation Camp Help People Empathize with the Victims of War?
In rural Ohio, a "refugee simulation weekend" forces people to take on the role of a refugee, experiencing food rations, lack of shelter, and the occasional appearance of bandits.
Steve Sarkisian Needs Help, And USC Did The Right Thing By Not Firing Him
Society often punishes people for mental health and substance abuse issues, but USC's decision to not terminate Steve Sarkisian shows there's a better way.
Trying to Ride Wild Animals Is the Latest Bullshit Trend on YouTube
Wrangling a manatee? You deserve to be arrested.
We Asked Sri Lankans What They Think of Australia’s Anti-Refugee Billboards
The Australian government is running grim-looking billboards across Sri Lanka in order to discourage potential asylum-seekers from making the journey by boat.
In Virtual Reality, You Can Comfort a Crying Child, Then Become That Child
And the whole thing makes you feel better about yourself.
This LA Graffiti Artist Incorporates Homeless People into His Pieces
Does Skid Robot's work exploit homeless people, draw attention to their plight, or some combination of the two?