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What the HELL is going on in the mind of a terrorist?

“They want to find something meaningful for their life,” says John Horgan, a psychologist at the University of Massachusetts Lowell. While terrorism seems incomprehensible, that’s probably something we’ve…


Three steps to becoming happier

Something as simple as fresh bed sheets or spotting a squirrel in the park can make us smile. But real, lasting happiness takes work. To…


How to make waiting go faster

We spend our lives waiting for something: the weekend, a kettle to boil, an awkward silence to diffuse. Usually it’s just a few moments, but…