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This Is Your Stressed-Out Brain On Scarcity

When we don't have enough of something — love, time or money — we spend extraordinary effort worrying about how to get by, research shows. The stress of poverty changes the way people think.

Joe Ehrmann, shown in 1975, was a defensive lineman with the Baltimore Colts for much of the '70s. He says that as a child, he was taught that being a man meant dominating people and circumstances — a lesson that served him well on the football field, but less so in real life. Neil Leifer/Sports Illustrated/Getty Images hide caption

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Men In America

The 3 Scariest Words A Boy Can Hear

"Be a man" — it's a mandate most boys hear at least once in their lives. Former NFL player Joe Ehrmann says it can leave boys ill-equipped to face life's real challenges.

Israeli army flares fall into Gaza on Monday, the seventh day of the current fighting between Israel and Palestinians. Jack Guez/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Parallels

Between Hamas And Israel, What Might An End Game Look Like?

Both Israel and Hamas say they are unwilling to sign on to a bare-bones cease-fire. Some say the key to peace may be empowering the moderate Fatah party, but it's unclear who could broker such a deal.

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Joe Ehrmann, shown in 1975, was a defensive lineman with the Baltimore Colts for much of the '70s. He says that as a child, he was taught that being a man meant dominating people and circumstances — a lesson that served him well on the football field, but less so in real life. Neil Leifer/Sports Illustrated/Getty Images hide caption

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