The Hormone Oxytocin Makes Men Monogamous

Those couples wishing to re-spark their romance need only to look to modern chemistry. A recent study strongly suggests the pituitary hormone oxytocin drives feelings of monogamy in men. The study, published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of…
Top Arguments Against Homeschooling

The subject of homeschooling has produced numerous impassioned debates among parents and educators. Many say it’s a means of providing their children a safe environment to learn and it’s the best way to educate children given the current state of…
Girls’ Breasts Growing Sooner

We say that children grow up too fast. New science suggests this axiom, sadly, is all too true. Researchers, led by Frank M. Biro, MD from Cincinnati Children’s Hospital recently completed a four-year study of puberty in girls. The study,…
Yellow Clothes are a Date Killer

Clothes may not make the man, but the color of clothes can make (or break) a relationship. A study delving into clothing color and perception between males and females suggests wearing certain colors can derail a first date before it…
Others’ Misfortune Gives Us Physical Pleasure

There’s a phenomenon called “schadenfreude,” a German word meaning, “happiness at the misfortune of others.” It’s sung about in the Tony-winning musical, Avenue Q. New science indicates that brief thrill of laughter we feel when someone else falls isn’t just…
The Benefits of Group Learning

Discussion around the topic of group learning is of interest to many students and teachers. In a group learning situation, many learners are involved in a project together. The enthusiasts of this style of learning may be inclined to say…
College Kills a Girl’s Self Esteem

College holds a near-mythic place in our consciousness. We think of it as the wonderful metamorphosis from child to adult; we enter as timid freshmen and graduate as learned, knowledgable and confident members of society. For girls, this unfortunately may…
Difference between Emo and Punk

On Mohawks and Black Eyeliner By Christopher Bates Introductions and Disclaimers The varying genres of music and its classification are one of those subjects that should be added to politics and religion as subjects that shouldn’t be brought up at…
Lazy Enough for Government Work

Saying, “It’s good enough for government work,” is cultural shorthand for a lazy job poorly done. Though not always the case, it’s hard to argue against the axiom when the post office queue is moving slower than a glacier. To…
Hormonal Women More Likely to Cheat

Apparently, there is a fine line between “sexy” and “too sexy,” and it has everything to do with a woman’s hormones. A new study, led by Dr Kristina Durante and Prof Norm Li at the University of Texas shows that…
Go Eat a Baby

It turns when your corpulent Aunt Gertrude said, “I’m going to eat your toes,” she was only half-joking. New science out of Dresden, Germany, shows that, when presented with the smell of newborn children, women feel an urge very similar…
Women Work to Cheat

There’s a classic joke about a boy with magical powers who wishes his father dead. After suffering regret all day at school, he arrives home to a weeping mother. Fearing the worst, the boy asks his mother what’s happened. Face…
50 Percent Off is the Loneliest Number

We all know shopping, in the short term, makes us happier. There’s no need for science to jabber about elevated serotonin levels after winning a pair of Louis Vuitton pumps on eBay. When feeling down, shopping throws a blanket over…
Top 10 richest people in the world

1.Bill Gates – $90 billion Gates is a Harvard graduate and one of the co-founders of Microsoft, which became the world’s largest computer software company. He has been on Forbes list of the world’s wealthiest people since 1987, and has…
Be Smart, Avoid Children

A study from the London School of Economics has found for every 15 IQ points above the statistical mean, a woman’s desire to bear children drops a whopping 25 percent. Seeing a little tyke sitting at the breakfast table and…
The Dawning Extinction of Macho Men?

There is a widening gap between men and women. It has nothing to do with pay scales or legal rights. A just-released British study, echoed by other scientific literature, shows men are less likely to see a doctor regarding health…
Top 10 horror movies of all time

The Exorcist (1973) This story about a 12-year-old girl who starts acting strangely is especially frightening because it is based loosely on actual events. Regan begins acting peculiarly by speaking in tongues and levitating which leads to her mother contacting…
Top 10 Movies of 2015

What are the top 10 movies of 2015? Well, actually, that all depends on who you are listening to. In fact, one could pick just about any year and it will not be a definitive shortlist of 10 movies. We…
Famous Last Words

The list of famous last words of famous people can be easily found. Most of the time it is not that their last words were so profound; it is  their life that was profound! So it is in the profound…
Rich People Have Better Sex

Those seeking better sex should toss their Viagra and try the stock market instead. A recent study from Spain indicates those with wealth report greater sexual satisfaction. In 2009, over 9,850 Spaniards participated in the first-ever national sex survey. Researchers…
Gang Members Struggle Within

Gangs have been linked to horrific crimes for a substantial amount of time and do not appear to be disassembling anytime soon. In fact, a report entitled, “The 2011 National Gang Threat Assessment” which was compiled by The National Gang…
James Bond even Drunker than you Thought

Filed in the “because we can” folder, the British Journal of Medicine published a study into the drinking habits of Bond…James Bond. The results of this study are predictably horrifying. Included in the BMJ’s light-hearted Christmas issue, the study found…
Why The Drinking Age Should Be Lowered?

Why do people drink? This interesting question also has interesting answer. People imbibe alcohol for various reasons: anxiety, boredom, celebration, emotional problems, insomnia, peer pressure, rebellion, sadness and lots more. Any reason is a reason for drinking. Teens are people…
Why Is TV Bad?

Entertainment news in America acclaimed that domestic boxoffice revenues are achieving to new heights; however, the majority prefers to save money and just watch television. Although no one would deny the power of the internet and other competing entertainment technologies…
Why Do Kids Join Gangs?

Our nation is facing an alarming phenomenon called – gang. It is natural for young people to hang out together forming a group or gang. However, today, they are becoming more widespread, exceptionally dangerous and highly advanced in committing crime.…

Why do actors have stage names? Stage names are the names of any actor, actress or any other famous person which is not the actual name that was given to him/her by born. These names are mainly derived later to…

If you’ve ever viewed filmed content by BBC, you would see that the closing credits are usually dated in Roman numerals. While Roman numerals are in widespread use even today, they are hardly ever called upon to represent large numbers.…

Probably the first thing we notice about an airplane is how high it flies. Often we hear it, but can’t see it with all the cloud cover shrouding it from our vision. Would it not be safer if it were…

Sherman Hemsley, Sherman Alexander Hemsley to be exact is a well known personality for his association with the TV show George Jefferson, The Jeffersons and All in the Family. On the other hand PCP refers to Phencyclidine and it is…

Songs are something that acts like a medicine to some people, a friend to a lonely person and soothes the mind by appealing to the emotions. And that is why many singers are famous all around the world. Pixie Lott…
Why Is Badminton Popular In China?

Badminton is one of the most successful and popular sports in China. Most people in this country participate in this sport for fun making hence it has a very big fanbase. Walking around in the streets of China, it is…