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Why Ringling is ending its elephant acts

The elephants are to be phased out of the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus, the Associated Press first reported Thursday morning. The lumbering pachyderms will be gone from the show by 2018. It will take that long for Ringling's twin ...

Distraction could drive creativity, study shows

CHICAGO -- Distractibility, a trait often thought of as a detriment, could actually be a sign of creative genius.

A new study released by Northwestern University shows an inability to filter sensory information correlates with increased ...