Jordan M. Singer (NESL): The Mind of the Judicial Voter. From The Jury Expert, an article on the dangers of disgust in the courtroom. An interview with Michelle Shephard, author of A Decade of Fear: Reporting from Terrorism’s Grey Zone. Palantir, the war on terror's secret weapon: A Silicon Valley startup that collates threats has quietly become indispensable to the U.S. intelligence community. E.T. is out there — why can’t we find him? Stop the killer space rocks: The job of saving humanity from extinction currently falls to no one — NASA and other organizations should take it on. From Zeek, Mark Shechner, Thane Rosenbaum and Victoria Aarons on the New Jewish Literature. While it can be argued that the role and sphere of NATO may be declining, the Shanghai Cooperation Organization is an entity that is clearly on the rise with the member countries. An interview with Jonathan Haidt, author of The Righteous Mind: Why Good People Are Divided by Politics and Religion. Hugh Eakin on the strange power of Qatar. Why we invented monsters: How our primate ancestors shaped our obsession with terrifying creatures. Scientists offer new insight into what to protect of the world's rapidly vanishing languages, cultures, and species. Dark Roasted Blend takes a look at the long tradition of "trolling" big corporations, one hilarious letter at a time. 99 Percenters, meet the Fearsome 40: OWS’s next goal should be to end the filibuster. The Pope’s Pornographic Bathroom: Tony Perrottet visits the Vatican’s most secret chamber. An interview with Ole Bjerg, author of Poker: The Parody of Capitalism. A look at the 6 most WTF protesters ever photographed.

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