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Why We Procrastinate

What better way to put off doing that thing you gotta do than watching this nifty book trailer about … procrastination (Why do you procrastinate? "The problem isn’t that you are a bad manager of your time. You’re [...]

Kim Jong Phil

Phillip Toledano thinks that his life as an artist is akin to that of a dictator: t occurred to me that being an artist is a great deal like being a dictator. Just like a dictator, I must live in a closed loop of self-delusion. A place where my words and ideas always ring true. A gilded [...]

Dictator-Style Self Portraits

In a series that he calls Kim Jong Phil, artist Phillip Toledano depicted himself as a heroic leader, much as North Korea’s propaganda art shows dictator Kim Jong-il. He explained that this is a natural thing for an artist to do: It occurred to me that being an artist is a great deal like being a [...]

4 Bizarre Experiments That Should Never Be Repeated

by Megan Wilde 1. The Real World: Mental Hospital Edition This is the true story of three schizophrenics, who all believed they were Jesus Christ. It wasn’t long before they stopped being polite and started getting real crazy. In 1959, social psychologist Milton Rokeach wanted to test the strength of self-delusion. So, he gathered three patients, all [...]