Linton Weeks http://wuwf.org en Is There Such A Thing As A 'Good Psychopath'? http://wuwf.org/post/there-such-thing-good-psychopath Oxymoronic, isn't it, the idea of a "good psychopath"?<p>But in their just published book, <em>The Good Psychopath's Guide to Success</em>, Andy McNab and Kevin Dutton argue that relying on some psychopathic traits can lead to a more successful life.<p>Andy is a British Special Air Service veteran and novelist; Kevin is an Oxford University psychologist. Kevin <a href="http://kevindutton.co.uk/" target="_blank">studies psychopaths</a>. Thu, 21 Aug 2014 15:13:00 +0000 Linton Weeks 13499 at http://wuwf.org Is There Such A Thing As A 'Good Psychopath'? What Exactly Is That Birdlike Thing? http://wuwf.org/post/what-exactly-birdlike-thing For years I was convinced that there exists among us a strange, unidentified species of animal — something between bug and bird — jetting around gardens and flowers and trees.<p>Not too long ago one of these natural UFOs buzzed past me in broad daylight. Too big to be a bee, too itty-bitty to be a bird. Slow enough to glimpse, but too fast to identify.<p>Not exactly a hummingbird ...<p>Nor a bumblebee ...<p>What the heck was it?<p>The mystery was finally solved when a friend told me about ...<p>... the hummingbird moth.<p>It's a rare thing: An insect ... that acts like a bird. Tue, 19 Aug 2014 15:13:00 +0000 Linton Weeks 13402 at http://wuwf.org What Exactly Is That Birdlike Thing? What Your Junk Drawer Reveals About You http://wuwf.org/post/what-your-junk-drawer-reveals-about-you The Great American Junk Drawer can be an accidental time capsule, a haphazard scrap heap, a curious box of memories and meaninglessness. It can also serve as a Rorschachian reflection of your life.<p>You know what we're talking about: The drawer of detritus. The has-been bin. That roll-out repository where you toss your odds and ends. Sometimes very odd odds and ends. Fri, 15 Aug 2014 15:21:00 +0000 Linton Weeks 13252 at http://wuwf.org What Your Junk Drawer Reveals About You The Bush/Obama Quiz: What's The Difference? http://wuwf.org/post/bushobama-quiz-whats-difference Perhaps this is the sound of history repeating itself.<p>In the early days of his first term, President Obama was painted as "the anti-Bush" and many of his ideas — for instance his <a href="http://www.cato.org/publications/commentary/nonbush-doctrine-still-waiting-obamas" target="_blank">foreign policy</a> and his approach to <a href="http://www.mysinchew.com/node/33273" target="_blank">global terrorism</a> — were considered non-Bushesque initiatives.<p>Of course, Obama has distanced himself — and his actions and his advisers — from President George W. Tue, 12 Aug 2014 15:16:00 +0000 Linton Weeks 13093 at http://wuwf.org The Bush/Obama Quiz: What's The Difference? Slow Walkers May Be On Their Way To Dementia http://wuwf.org/post/slow-walkers-may-be-their-way-dementia Wait a minute. Weren't we told by Simon and Garfunkel: "Slow down, you move too fast. Fri, 01 Aug 2014 15:21:00 +0000 Linton Weeks 12660 at http://wuwf.org Slow Walkers May Be On Their Way To Dementia