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10 Psychological Experiments That Went Horribly Wrong. Psychology as we know it is a relatively young science, but since its inception it has helped us to gain a greater understanding of ourselves and our interactions with the world.

10 Psychological Experiments That Went Horribly Wrong

Many psychological experiments have been valid and ethical, allowing researchers to make new treatments and therapies available, and giving other insights into our motivations and actions. Sadly, others have ended up backfiring horribly — ruining lives and shaming the profession. Here are ten psychological experiments that spiraled out of control. 10. Stanford Prison Experiment Prisoners and guards. 101 Beautiful Places To Visit Before You Die! (Part I)

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Book Country: Discover New Fiction with the Genre Map

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Neil deGrasse Tyson Lists 8 (Free) Books Every Intelligent Person Should Read

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The Open Organisation Of Lockpickers

Seen in all of the TOOOL educational materials and slide decks, these files are all released under the Creative Commons license. You are free to use any of them for non-commercial purposes, as long as they are properly attributed and the same freedom for others is maintained in all derivative works. Please note that these diagrams have evolved and developed over time. Sleep. What Is the Most Racist Country in Europe? The BBC's Panorama program broke the news that Poles are all massively racist.

What Is the Most Racist Country in Europe?

What were we even thinking of letting those bigots host the Euro 2012 soccer tournament? In response, the British press has been rumbling and wrangling away at people about it in that way the press does when it has nothing else to talk about. What the BBC have willfully ignored, however, is whether any other country in Europe is actually any better. Download Section. English Pronunciation. If you can pronounce correctly every word in this poem, you will be speaking English better than 90% of the native English speakers in the world.

English Pronunciation

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This Awesome Urn Will Turn You into a Tree After You Die. You don't find many designers working in the funeral business thinking about more creative ways for you to leave this world (and maybe they should be). However, the product designer Gerard Moline has combined the romantic notion of life after death with an eco solution to the dirty business of the actual, you know, transition.

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