Samee Shaukat

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Scientists Reveal The Working Hours That Won't Harm Your Health

We all know that slogging it away for hours on end at work isn’t exactly the funnest way to spend your time and in recent years, staying back late at …

Here’s how to get paid more in your job, according to science

Do you think that if you stay in your job, serve loyally, and do loads of unpaid overtime, then eventually you’ll get the pay rise you …

Astronomers Have Discovered The First Star With an Almost Pure Oxygen Atmosphere

Everything else is gone.<p>Scientists have identified a new kind of star that up until this point had only been considered hypothetically: an ancient …

Universe

Science Explains How Spending Time In Nature Boosts Kindness And Generosity

According to research that has taken place in Japan, Finland and Texas, people who took walks or were shown images of nature were found to have a …

Science-Based Secrets for Reading Other People's Minds

Imagine you’re really excited about a new idea for a collaborative project. You send an e-mail about it to a friend who you just know is going to be …

Learning Soft Skills In Childhood Can Prevent Harder Problems Later

Academic learning is usually in the spotlight at school, but teaching elementary-age students "soft" skills like self-control and social skills might help in keeping at-risk kids out of criminal trouble in the future, a study finds.<p>Duke University researchers looked at a program called Fast Track, …

Education

What Happens to Kids When Parents Fight

When I was a child, my parents’ fights could suck the oxygen out of a room. My mother verbally lashed my father, smashed jam jars, and made …

Parenting