So being a social media noob, it’s probably not all that surprising that I didn’t know much about “trolling,” but I was enlightened after an episode of Insight a couple of weeks ago. In its mildest form, trolling just seems like a waste of time to me and in its most vicious form, it seems extremely cruel and unwarranted. But maybe that’s just the way I’m wired. Literally.
It often happens at a quiz night. They call out the theme for one of the rounds and you think ‘yeah, I know all about Swedish pop music from the 70s’. But you’re left severely disappointed by the end of…
We don’t normally think of suicide as something that occurs outside of human populations, indeed, in my opinion to commit suicide has a very human feel to it. However, this may be changing due to recent discoveries in an area is quite unexpected: suicide in the animal kingdom.
If you’re adventurous enough to fight your way through the dark internet corridors full of the inevitable ads for penis-enlargement pills, 100% guaranteed lucky 1000000th visitor winner and SUPERMAX HARDCORE WEIGHT GAIN PROTEIN SHAKES, then well done! They’re not the sites doing the damage, however. What we have to worry about are the sites that we spend the most time visiting.
Personality is actually grounded in some pretty cool brain science, which actually means it can be very useful in predicting how you might perform and behave on a job, and in most situations!