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The Science Of Why You Should Spend Your Money On Experiences, Not Things

You don’t have infinite money. Spend it on stuff that research says makes you happy.<p>Most people are in the pursuit of happiness. There are economists who think happiness is the best indicator of the health of a society. We know that money can make you happier, though after your basic needs are met, …

Do your genes determine your entire life?

Whenever you read stories about identical twins separated at birth, they tend to follow the template set by the most remarkable of them all: the “two Jims”. James Springer and James Lewis were separated as one-month-olds, adopted by different families and reunited at age 39. When University of …

Genetics

Amazing Maps of Every Road in the US

On most Atlas maps of the United States, geographic landmarks have a standardized appearance. Mountain ranges show up as shaded topographies, lakes …

Maps

The internet is fertile ground for the mosaic of allegiances out of which teens build identity

The internet was barely a thing when my friends and I were kids; we passed physical notes and wrote letters to keep in touch. We knew on some level there was a chance they might one day be read by someone for whom they weren’t intended – we used to joke about our correspondence someday being …

Loneliness

Cruise Ship Adventures You Never Knew Existed

Cruises have a bad reputation among avid travelers. It's believed that cruises are for people who don't want to plan trips--those who would rather sit by the pool or sample the buffet rather than step out of their comfort zone. If you haven't boarded a ship or checked on the industry in a while …