Pope Francis rightly warns that although the variety of opinions being aired over the Web can be seen as helpful, it also enables people to barricade themselves behind sources of information that only confirm their own ideas.
Research suggests that in the Olympics, those who finish third are likely to be a lot happier than those who finish second. There are broader implications as far as our emotional reactions to other events are concerned.
In the aftermath of President Barack Obama's State of the Union address, there is a lot of confusion about the phrase "executive actions." These are an optional tool the president can use to get something done.