Read this and you'll look smart. You don't have to be intelligent to impress people -- you just have to fake it. Here's a daily list of fascinating articles that will wow your friends, surprise your co-workers and make you seem sharp at a cocktail party or over the lunch counter....
- Pig organs may be used for transplanting into human patients within a decade and if tests are successful the practice could be widespread by 2018.
- Low income and loneliness have contributed to the spike in crime among Japan's elderly -- which has doubled over the past five years.
- Emotional well-being could be affected by the amount of time we spend indoors. One theorist argues that when humans distance themselves from nature it has adverse psychological consequences and can lead to ecological devastation.