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Fuckers Who Curse a Lot Aren't Stupid, Says Science

A new study shows that douchebags who know more profanities tend to have better vocabularies overall.<p>Good news, assholes: All those cockheads who have been telling you for years that curse words are a sign of poor breeding, low intelligence, and a shitty command of the English language should shut …

15 Most Beautiful National Parks in America

Whether you're planning a vacation or just craving some eye candy, we're celebrating summer with 40 trip-inspiring photos of our most treasured—and …

China's biggest banks lend 1.3tn yuan in attempt to halt stock market meltdown

China’s biggest banks have lent 1.3tn yuan (£134bn) in an attempt to halt a meltdown in Chinese shares, local media have said.<p>Financial magazine Caijing cited unnamed sources as saying that 17 commercial banks had provided the cash for the state-backed China Securities Finance (CSF), which loans …

Stock Markets

Iran nuclear talks: agreement in reach, says Russia, as negotiations resume

The Russian and Iranian foreign ministers have claimed there has been a significant breakthrough at nuclear talks in Lausanne, which resumed on Wednesday morning.<p>American diplomats denied the agreement had been finalised, saying there were still issues to resolve. But in a sign the talks could be …

South Asia

It's Better To Be Average -- And 16 Other Surprising Laws Of Human Sexual Attraction

Why do some people make us hot and bothered while others leave us cold? It can be hard to put your finger on the specific reason, but the scientists of sex appeal have some answers.<p>They've looked at all the human senses, from smell to hearing, and have come up with a surprising set of "laws" that …