Some Like It Hot...But Not When It Comes To Helping

A recent study shows that merely thinking about being uncomfortably hot can increase fatigue, alter a person’s mood, and change her or his behavior in ways that are, quite literally, unhelpful.

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Are Economic Troubles Undermining the Chinese State?

China's failure to deal with mounting economic difficulties may portend increasing destabilization in the region.

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Microcredit Really Does Help the Poor - Just in Modest Ways

Studies show that the impacts of microcredit appear to be fairly modest—helpful, but certainly not the magic bullet solution to global poverty.

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