Can we just start out by saying that this seems completely obvious? Researchers at Berkeley and USC (our own personal bullies … *shudder*) just published a study linking “self-perceived incompetence and aggression” in bosses.

Really, it’s just what your mom always told you. Bullies bully because it gives them the all-powerful ego boost (coincidentally, the one boost not available at Jamba Juice). The study’s results speak for themselves: “In [one] test, participants who felt inadequate would request that a subordinate who gave a wrong answer to a test be notified by a loud obnoxious horn, read more »


College kids beware, from the shadowy nether regions of the continent (Missouri, this time) there has emerged an invasive threat of epidemic proportions targeted at YOU. And no, it’s not the lately dreaded gripe porcina. Arguably more terrifying, some clever grad students got a hold of some 8 million e-mail addresses

from students at just about every university in the nation, which they proceeded to spam like crazy. What’s even more impressive is read more »