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The truth about St. Patrick’s Day

A man dressed as Saint Patrick blesses the crowd in Dublin as the parade makes its way through the Irish capital in 1998. AP Photo/John Cogill In 1997, my students and I traveled to Croagh…

How to distinguish a psychopath from a ‘shy-chopath’

Ted Bundy, a day before his execution in January 1989. AP Photo/Mark Foley What makes a criminal a psychopath? Their grisly deeds and commanding presence attract our attention – look no further than Ted Bundy,…

A Danish word the world needs to combat stress: Pyt

Instead of overreacting to minor slights, it’s healthier to just say, ‘pyt.’ Ezume Images/Shutterstock.com Danes are some of the happiest people in the world, and they also happen to have a lot of cool words…