Ever feel like everyone on the planet is irrational? That may be only a slight exaggeration. Hundreds of studies have demonstrated that even well-educated people often fail to follow standards of reasoning. One example is the sure-thing principle. Learn more on this Moment of Science.
After all, as children we internalize the emotional reactions of those around us and store them in emotional brain circuits. Then, later, when we encounter a moral problem, these automatic gut feelings guide our decision- making.
After doing some modeling, scientists tried using a special drill to extract soil from underneath the north side of the tower.