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Face Cream Lessens Embarrassment

Face Cream Lessens Embarrassment

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We’ve all had that moment where we want nothing more than to bury our heads in the sand. This desire to hide our faces is a common experience when embarrassed. A study of Hong Kong&hellip

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Online Daters Prefer Asian Women

Online Daters Prefer Asian Women

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A recent look at trends in online dating reveals some startling numbers. Now two generations removed from the Civil Rights struggles of the 1960s and ‘70s, it would seem we’re still struggling with ingrained divides&hellip

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Dads Diet Can Cause Birth Defects

Dad’s Diet Can Cause Birth Defects

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“Eating for two” is no longer a phrase which applies only to women. A groundbreaking new study shows that the quality of a father’s diet can directly impact the health of his offspring. The study&hellip

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The Hormone Oxytocin Makes Men Monogamous

The Hormone Oxytocin Makes Men Monogamous

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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&hellip

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Top Arguments Against Homeschooling

Top Arguments Against Homeschooling

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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&hellip

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Girls’ Breasts Growing Sooner

Girls’ Breasts Growing Sooner

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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&hellip

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Yellow Clothes are a Date Killer

Yellow Clothes are a Date Killer

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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&hellip

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Others’ Misfortune Gives Us Physical Pleasure

Others’ Misfortune Gives Us Physical Pleasure

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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&hellip

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The Benefits of Group Learning

The Benefits of Group Learning

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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&hellip

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Women More Likely to Steal Halloween Candy

Women More Likely to Steal Halloween Candy

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It happens every year without fail: after the kids come in from Trick or Treating, parents teach a lesson in taxation by taking a chocolate or two. New survey data from the National Confectioners Association&hellip

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College Kills a Girl’s Self Esteem

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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.&hellip

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Difference between Emo and Punk

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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&hellip

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Lazy Enough for Government Work

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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&hellip

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Knocking on Wood May Actually be Lucky

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We see it all the time: a friend will say, “I always hit green lights driving to work,” while knocking on wood for luck. Knocking on wood is an old superstition thought to ward off&hellip

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Hormonal Women More Likely to Cheat

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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&hellip

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Go Eat a Baby

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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&hellip

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Women Work to Cheat

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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&hellip

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50 Percent Off is the Loneliest Number

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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,&hellip

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Top 10 richest people in the world

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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&hellip

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Be Smart, Avoid Children

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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&hellip

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The Dawning Extinction of Macho Men?

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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&hellip

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Top 10 horror movies of all time

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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&hellip

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Top 10 Movies of 2015

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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&hellip

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Famous Last Words

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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&hellip

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Corporate Women Still Not Top Earners

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For decades, it has been acknowledged that there is an unseen barrier preventing women from reaching the top positions in their careers. And while recent progress has shown that more women are entering the top&hellip

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Rich People Have Better Sex

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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&hellip

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Science Suggests Sadness must be Learned

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Even though babies are born crying, a new scientific study suggests outward displays of sadness must be learned later on in life. The data isn’t about laughing or crying, per se, but rather how we&hellip

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Gang Members Struggle Within

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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&hellip

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James Bond even Drunker than you Thought

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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&hellip

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Why The Drinking Age Should Be Lowered?

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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&hellip

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Why Is TV Bad?

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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&hellip

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Why Do Kids Join Gangs?

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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&hellip

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Why do actors have stage names?

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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&hellip

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Why do skiers get sunburned in the winter?

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Why do skiers get sunburned in the winter? What would be the best day for skiing? A beautiful sunny day with a blue sky having no signs of cloud! Don’t be so careless for skiing&hellip

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Why does BBC use roman numerals?

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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&hellip

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Why do airplanes fly so high?

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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&hellip

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