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It's not the morphine, it's the size of the cage: Rat Park experiment upturns conventional wisdom about addiction

We all learned this in DARE class. About the rats in a cage who can self-administer morphine who get addicted to the stuff, and then just hit that …

There Is No Left Brain/Right Brain Divide

You are hardly alone if you believe that humanity is divided into two great camps: the left-brain and the right-brain thinkers — those who are …

Empathic people are natural targets for sociopaths - protect yourself

The empathy trap: therapists and counselors almost by definition are empathic, to facilitate clients' recovery - but this quality can mean those …

Existential Depression in Gifted Children

It has been my experience that gifted and talented persons are more likely to experience a type of depression referred to as existential depression. …

'Memories' pass between generations

<b>Behaviour can be affected by events in previous generations which have been passed on through a form of genetic memory, animal studies suggest.</b><p>Experiments showed that a traumatic event could affect the DNA in sperm and alter the brains and behaviour of subsequent generations.<p>A Nature Neuroscience …

Top 5 Ways To Boost Your Credit Score

Low credit score getting you down? While there’s no magical solution to instantly raise those ever-important three digits, thankfully there are ways …

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Debt crisis: as it happened - July 23, 2012

Stock markets tumbled, Spanish borrowing costs touched new highs and the euro slumped to its lowest level against the yen in almost 12 years on Monday as Spain's debt crisis deepened, raising concerns over the wider eurozone.<p><b>• Spanish borrowing costs hit fresh highs of 7.5pc</b> <b><br>• Spain bans</b> …

Spanish have highest healthy life expectancy in Europe

They may be out of work and struggling with financial disaster, but the Spanish have the highest healthy life expectancy in Europe – and beat Australia, Canada, Norway and the USA as well.<p>Spain has an excellent healthcare system, ranked seventh in 2000 on the only occasion the World Health …

As Spanish Nears Half A Billion Speakers Worldwide, Its Next Conquest Is Asia

<b>MADRID</b> - Spanish has become the most spoken language in the world after English – in real life as well as on social networking sites.<p>It is the second …

Sevilla, astonishing city in Andalusia, Spain

Sevilla is one of the most beautiful city in Spain, famous all over the world as it is home of flamenco and tapas. It is located in the South of …

Wild About Travel - Home Page

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…the small country of Burkina Faso near the border to Ghana…with the plentiful raw materials available the Kassena people make some of the most culturally rich and architecturally beautiful villages, such as this one in Tiébélé…the dwellings occupy a community of just over one hectare…and are made of a sun-dried mix of clay, soil, straw and cow droppings moistened to a perfect mortar, mixed by foot to create strong pottery-like structures.<p>much more, here.

The Blue Pond in Hokkaido Changes Colors Depending on the Weather

all photos courtesy Kent Shiraishi<p>Filed under: Places I Want To Visit. If you’re a Mac user you may be familiar with the “Blue Pond” located in …

When in China, Do as the Chinese Do?

For expats and travelers, the excitement of being in the Middle Kingdom stretches beyond the oriental architecture, gorgeous landscapes, traditional …

WeChat and Line Are Now Asia’s Fastest-Growing Platforms For Social Marketing

Facebook is not, of course, the only destination for brands looking to engage with consumers. While Facebook has 339 million monthly active users …

The Hard Long Slog

The long-running debate as to whether China will dethrone the U.S. as the world’s top superpower or buckle like Japan or the Soviet Union is heating …

Babo Shirts Korean Picture Dictionary #12 -Numbers- We welcome any questions or comments! The bigger version is available here: http://www.baboshirts.com/communitee/Forum.php?bd_code=bd_0008

RT @STARZ4LIFE: Went to a bookstore and found #Faith Books!! I need to keep learning Korean so i can read them!! #LeeMinHo http://t.co/V6mH2X4a4Q

Here're The Hardest Languages For English Speakers To Learn

The Deadlift. It is the quintessential weightlifting exercise. According to David Robson, a bodybuilder, personal trainer and contributor to …

Learning Korean - Sentence Structure and Explaining Away the Difficult Particles

Jon Hills / Thursday, September 1, 2011<p>/ Categories: Korean Language, Korean Basics<p>My name is Minhee, a Korean teacher at Hills Learning, and I’ve …