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16 Small Things People Can Do to Look Like a Selfish Jackass

You may recognize these traits in the type of people you hate. You may notice these behaviors in yourself. If you do, then you may need to take a look in the mirror.

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Quirky Tumblr Thread Breaks down Just How Adorable Humans Are

Here's a very organized list of the silly things we do that might make us seem cute to someone watching us in a nature documentary. David Attenborough would be proud to narrate this one.

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15 Fascinating Psychology Experiments That Show How Amazing and Stupid Brains Are

Your brain is capable of amazing things like calculating complex equations and experiencing empathy. That said, it is also afraid of the color red, can be tricked into thinking it's drunk, and would rather experience pain than boredom.

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Humankind is capable of great accomplishments, such as sending probes into space and eradicating diseases; these achievements have been made possible because humans learn from their elders and enrich this knowledge over generations. It was previously thought that this cumulative aspect of culture — whereby small changes build up, are transmitted, used and enriched by others — was limited to humans, but it has now been observed in another primate, the baboon.

While it is clear that monkeys like chimpanzees learn many things from their peers, each individual seems to start learning from scratch. In contrast, humans use techniques that evolve and improve from one generation to the next, and also differ from one population to another. The origin of cumulative culture in humans has therefore remained a mystery to scientists, who are trying to identify the necessary conditions for this cultural accumulation.