Ideas
October 24, 2017 12:00 PM EDT

1. Here’s proof you can’t control your fear of spiders and snakes.

By the Max Planck Institute

2. Public squares are the front line in the fight against terrorism.

By Tanvi Misra at CityLab

3. Will kids still take field trips in the future?

By Julie Cohen in the UC Santa Barbara Current

4. Is the global economy spurring the global fight for self-determination?

By Paul Mason in the Guardian

5. Scientists in China just genetically engineered a low-fat pig.

By Rob Stein at NPR

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