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A Genetic Guide To Happiness

A Genetic Guide To Happiness<p>5 (100%) 1 vote<p>Human beings appear to be genetically engineered to be happiest and healthiest when we spend a lot of time …

Millennials: The most selfish generation yet?

Millennials: The most selfish generation yet?<p>4.7 (93.33%) 3 votes<p>“I am about to do what old people have done throughout history,” said Joel Stein in …

Austria: Why nobody wants to settle here

Austria: Why nobody wants to settle here<p>5 (100%) 1 vote<p>For all its natural beauty, Austria is doing a rotten job of attracting immigrants, said Jakob …

Wit & Wisdom

Wit & Wisdom<p>5 (100%) 1 vote<p>“Everything comes to those who wait… except a cat.” Racing driver Mario Andretti, quoted in RoadandTrack.com<p>“I have found …

Meditation and Yoga's Genetic Impact

Meditation and Yoga’s Genetic Impact<p>4.8 (96.67%) 6 votes<p>Plenty of research has proved that meditation and yoga can lower blood pressure, improve …

Rising Obesity

Rising Obesity<p>5 (100%) 1 vote<p>A new University of Washington study has found that 2.1 billion people worldwide are overweight or obese. Here’s a …

A remedy for existential angst

A remedy for existential angst<p>5 (100%) 2 votes<p>If thinking about your own death freaks you out, there may be over-the-counter solution. A new study …

Obesity: Why Americans keep expanding

Obesity: Why Americans keep expanding<p>5 (100%) 1 vote<p>Why are Americans so fat—and getting fatter with every passing year? said Brian Stelter in The …

A HONEY OF A WEAPON

A HONEY OF A WEAPON<p>5 (100%) 1 vote<p>Pompey the Great’s soldiers were bone tired. For most of 65 BCE, Roman legions marched around the southern edge of …

AMERICA’S LETHAL COCKTAIL PARTY

AMERICA’S LETHAL COCKTAIL PARTY<p>5 (100%) 1 vote<p>By the mid-1920s, the American government was at its wit’s end. The era’s strict Prohibition laws had …

When going ‘green’ makes people sick

When going ‘green’ makes people sick<p>5 (100%) 1 vote<p>When communities like San Francisco and Seattle began banning plastic bags, said Ramesh Ponnuru, …

Monitoring your tweets

Monitoring your tweets<p>5 (100%) 2 votes<p>What happened to the Conservatives’ promise to roll back the surveillance state? said James Ball. The British …

Nazi prisons everywhere

Nazi prisons everywhere<p>5 (100%) 1 vote<p><b>Berlin</b><p>The Nazis maintained more than 42,000 camps and ghettos across Europe, far more than had previously been …

The stuff of life on Mercury

The stuff of life on Mercury<p>5 (100%) 1 vote<p>Mercury, the closest planet to the sun, has blistering 800-degree temperatures at its equator—but its …

Is Divorce Morally Acceptable?

Is Divorce Morally Acceptable?<p>5 (100%) 1 vote<p>The Pew Research Center posed the question to over 40,000 people in 40 countries. A sampling of how many …

Bullying teens into suicide

Bullying teens into suicide<p>5 (100%) 1 vote<p>Children and young adults who are bullied are more than twice as likely to consider suicide and two and a …

In Utero Babies’ prenatal exposures to pollution can boost behavioral risks

In Utero Babies’ prenatal exposures to pollution can boost behavioral risks<p>5 (100%) 1 vote<p><b>PREGNANCY IS AN IMPORTANT TIME</b> for both mom and baby, which …

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How Optimistic Are the World's Millennials?

How Optimistic Are the World’s Millennials?<p>4.7 (93.33%) 6 votes<p>A Telefonica – Financial Times survey asked more than 12,000 millennials if their …

Pop-Up Island

Pop-Up Island<p>5 (100%) 1 vote<p>PAKISTAN: The 7.7-magnitude earthquake that struck Balochistan—killing at least 515 people—shifted enough mud and rock to …

Vaccines proven by research to be safe

Vaccines proven by research to be safe<p>5 (100%) 1 vote<p>A new analysis of 166 studies on childhood vaccines has come to a resoundingly clear conclusion: …

Lead - It's whats for dinner

Lead – It’s whats for dinner<p>5 (100%) 1 vote<p>Modern cooks could probably find their way around a Roman culina. The kitchens featured an oven of sorts …

Spectators Gored To Death In Bullfight

Spectators Gored To Death In Bullfight<p>5 (100%) 2 votes<p>Arjona, Colombia<p>Killed at bullfight: Spectators were gored to death and dozens injured at a …

No rain forest beef

No rain forest beef<p>5 (100%) 1 vote<p>Rio De Janeiro<p>No rain forest beef: Hoping to prevent Amazon deforestation, Brazilian grocery stores say they will …

A country that can’t split the tab

A country that can’t split the tab<p>5 (100%) 2 votes<p>Sometimes stereotypes are spot on, said Brian Melican. The German reluctance to bail out …

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The world's largest virus

The world’s largest virus<p>5 (100%) 1 vote<p>A huge virus discovered in sediment on the Chilean coast and another in an Australian pond are not only the …

The evolution of justice

The evolution of justice<p>5 (100%) 1 vote<p>Chimpanzees, our closest relatives, turn a blind eye to crimes that don’t affect them directly, suggesting …

A bad year for bees

A bad year for bees<p>5 (100%) 2 votes<p>Colony collapse disorder, the mysterious scourge that has been killing off honeybees since 2005, has suddenly …

Fish on drugs

Fish on drugs<p>5 (100%) 1 vote<p>Psychiatric medications passing through sewage treatment plants could be dramatically changing the behavior of fish. …