Charles Figley

Jun. 04, 2010

Bad News Burnout

Oil spill. Economy. War. Does the never-ending stream of depressing news have you down? We'll talk about the mental effects of bad news, and how to get relief.

depression, mental, bad news

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The Myth of the Woolly Bear

\tLegend holds that the length of a woolly bear caterpillar’s color bands can be used to forecast how severe the winter weather will be. The myth dates back to colonial American folklore but was popularized by a 1948 study. SciFri finds out if there’s any truth to the lore, and what the caterpillar’s fuzzy bristles are really used for.

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