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…
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…
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…
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…

A question like why do Hindus wear a red dot is very difficult to answer as the red dot means something again nothing. Breaking the words ‘It means something again nothing’ means here that now a days different people, of…

Agnes Baxter spent a fairly ordinary childhood in Halifax. She pursued her career in the field of mathematics and mathematical physics and got a certified degree from Dalhousie University in the year 1887. At her age, women weren’t known to…

Ivan the terrible was born in 1530 in Russia. He is known as the Terrible which is a translation from the Russian word ‘grozny’.  It does not have the same implications of evil that the word terrible has in common…

Edward “Ned” Kelly is a famous Irish Australian bushranger.  He is well known for his daring pursuits that lasted for over several years before he was finally caught and brought to justice. In Australia, he has become somewhat of a…

Why do Jaws pop? It is difficult and almost impossible for your jaw to pop when you are idle and have not engaged any into physical activity. Does this mean that jaw popping is related to movements and strains? A…

Douglas MacArthur is an army general of the US and served as field marshal for the Philippines back in the 1930s.  His contribution in the Pacific War aspect of World War II made General Douglas MacArthur an important figure not…

Rene Descartes was a French philosopher and mathematician back in the early 1600s.  During his time, he became famous for his contributions in the field of mathematics and philosophy.  With his various contributions in many fields, including the so-called scientific…

Not many can argue with the fact that Jennifer Lopez is one of the most recognizable people in the world today.   Experts in the entertainment industry label her as an A-list celebrity or part of Hollywood’s inner circle and relevant…

Michael Jordan is one of the most famous, if not the most famous, basketball players in the world.  For fans of the sport, Jordan is often considered the “greatest player that has ever lived.”  But when you ask people why…

Rosa Parks is considered a very important figure in American history because of her contribution as a civil rights activist.  Born as an African-American in 1913, Parks was among the many blacks across America who longed for equal rights with…

As per the Sumerian list of kings, Gilgamesh was the fifth king for the country of Uruk.  The Mesopotamian literary section comprises a work with the epic name of Gilgamesh.  In this book, Gilgamesh was the son of Lugalbanda and…

LuAnn de Lesseps is a famous personality who appears in television shows. She has also worked as a recording artist. She was a fashion model earlier, and she became a popular personality due to her appearance in the show called…

Eleanor Roosevelt was the wife of Franklin D. Roosevelt.  She was called the First Lady of the United States from the period 1933 until 1945. Eleanor was known to have educated herself to help in running the State while her…

Katy Perry is one of many famous singers around the world these days.  With hit songs and millions of records sold, Katy Perry is considered a big pop star in the world of show business.  But not many people actually…

Adoption has its benefits to all parties involved in the process.  Whether one is the birth mother, the baby, or the person who decides to adopt this particularly baby, there are plenty of good things that may result from it.…

The friends in the face book disappear suddenly and we cannot find them even after searching for their names in the list. If their names do not appear in the list it means that they have carried out account deactivation…

Why Do Narcissists Come Back? Narcissism is misunderstood many times. Narcissism is exhibited by several people in our society. If you are able to recognize it properly in some people then the person might start getting better in his mind.…

Why is patriotism important The term “patriotism” is simply defined in dictionaries as the love of one’s country’. But in actuality, it takes more than just the love that drives heroes like Sir William Wallace (Scotland), Dr. Jose Rizal (Philippines),…