Wonder on the Web
Why the Way There Feels Longer than the Way Back
Social research often points out phenomena we’re unfamiliar with. But it’s awfully fun when researchers dive into a common experience we’ve never been able to explain. The “return trip effect” seems to come down to our unrealistic expectations.
Home, Sweet Home
How would you like to live inside a soccer ball? A giant sundial? Or a house you can carry on your back? ...
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- Editors’ Note
Issue 26: The trust molecule, Luther’s forerunner, and the joy of watching a soccer great.
- The Shalom of Neurochemistry
Oxytocin rewards us for human connection. /
- The Long Legacy of a Roasted Goose
Proto-reformer John Hus was burned at the stake 600 years ago this week. We are all Hussites now. /
- The Messi-ness of the World
The universe is losing a bit of its enchantment for me. But then there’s Barcelona’s forward. /
‘The hobbyist / aims a drum / of fierce / aluminum.’ /
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