Here are some of the ways too many options mess with us, according to "The Paradox of Choice:" says, and trade-offs have psychological consequences.
When there are lots of alternatives to consider, it's easy to imagine the attractive features of the alternatives you reject.
An image of a child purportedly lying between his parents' graves in Syria that exploded on Facebook and Twitter was actually a staged photo taken as part of an art project.
The graves were not graves but piles of stones, the orphan was not an orphan but the photographer's nephew, and the image itself was actually taken in Saudi Arabia.
Fashion police: Saudi prince Abdul Aziz bin Fahd looked far from regal on Monday night as he was spotted in the Big Apple wearing jeans, open-toe sandals, an oversized leather coat and clutching a cane The prince's visit comes just days after Barack Obama met with the king of Saudi Arabia in Riyadh to discuss counter-terrorism and the threat of ISIS, just as fresh information emerged that appears to connect the Arab nation and the September 11 attacks.
The truth behind the picture, which was appropriated by people on social networks this week to reflect the tragic situation in Syria, was unearthed by Harald Doornbos, who interviewed the photographer Abdul Aziz al Otaibi on his blog.
Al-Otaibi said he was shocked by how the picture had been 'twisted', given that he made it very clear that the graves were fake when he posted it on Facebook."Look, it’s not true at all that my picture has anything to do with Syria," he said.
My therapist, bless her soul, would gently suggest that maybe, just maybe, I’d be happier if I just took myself out of the dating pool for a while.
That was a terrifying prospect for me — if I weren’t on my dating apps, wouldn’t I be alone forever?