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Gossiping benefits society, study claims

Researchers: Gossip May Have Some Benefits (Even in Schools)

Gossip and Ostracism May Have Hidden Group Benefits

Conventional wisdom holds that gossip and social exclusion are always malicious, undermining trust and morale in groups. But sharing this kind of "reputational information" could have benefits for society. ... More>

‘If You Get Too Cold, I’ll Tax The Heat’

‘If You Get Too Cold, I’ll Tax The Heat’

Nobody likes the taxman.  Even those who in principle believe in spreading the wealth—even they get a twinge of fear at the mention of the IRS, April 15th and—worst of […]... More>