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Science Explains How First Impressions Work

Whether you look at it in the context of your career, personal life, or dating, first impressions are incredibly important. They set the stage for …

This Is Why You Should Sleep on Your Left Side (Backed by Science)

We all know that duration of sleep is critical for mental and physical wellbeing, but it turns out that sleep position may be another important …

Sleep

12 science-backed tricks for appearing smarter than you are

But that doesn't mean you can't <i>appear</i> to look more intelligent.<p>In fact, there are plenty of science-backed ways to convince others that you're a modern-day Einstein.<p>We rounded up 12 of them, so you can impress everyone from your beau to your boss with your seeming brainpower.

Psychology

Science Explains Why Daydreaming Is Good For Your Brain

Daydreaming is always perceived as a bad behavior that lowers productivity. However, a study has found that it can be good...

Science Suggests You Should Not Shower Every Day Anymore

When people say they don’t shower every day, we usually find that weird. However, is showering every day necessary? It turns out that showering on a …

Scientific Reasons Household Items Make You Happy - How to Make Your Home Happy

1 Green or yellow walls<p>Getty<p>Out of the entire rainbow, a study from Vrije University in Amsterdam found that these two hues evoked the most feelings …

Happiness

The science of sexiness: why some people are just more attractive

A new study suggests that long-distance runners are more attractive because they have greater levels of testosterone which makes them more manly and fertile.<p>But there are other biological and evolutionary triggers which are constantly drawing us to certain individuals, even if we don’t realise it …

Microsoft Acer Iconia Tablet Advert Pokes Fun At iPad Mini (video)

Microsoft has released a new video for its Acer Iconia tablet which pokes fun at Apple’s iPad Mini tablet demonstrating that the Apple tablet is not …

11 ways to waste time at work online

No one wants to be in work concentrating on a Friday afternoon, so Daniel Johnson takes you through some of the endless possibilities for wasting time online.<p>Nearly half of us waste time in work on a Friday and 27% waste most time between 3pm and 5pm, according to a survey of 1,000 people by …