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From the extraordinary to the bizarre, this is the most interesting website on the Internet.

Why Is It so Cool to Be Gloomy

The world is in better shape than most people think, but we’re more inclined to focus on bad news than good. Psychology can help explain why.

Disarming the Weapons of Mass Distraction

Today, we grapple with a pervasive new digital culture, attention has become an issue of pressing social concern. Technology provides us with new tools to grab people’s attention.