Tiffany Borchick

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What Humans Can Learn From A Simple Kiss

At a basic level, kissing is a biohazard. What is love then, if not the willingness to expose yourself to a host of nasty diseases lurking in your partner's mouth?<p>But could kissing also be a tool with a purpose?<p>Psychology graduate student Rafael Wlodarski, from the University of Oxford, wanted to …

25 Books That Changed The Course Of History

But what about the lives of an entire generation? Can a book change the future?<p>Miriam Tuliao, assistant director of central collection development at the New York Public Library, helped us come up with a list of 25 books that changed the course of history.<p>From the Torah to Orwell's "1984," these 25 …

8 Foods You've Been Eating All Wrong

You <i>think</i> you know how to eat an apple, but you're wrong. Back in November 2013, FoodBeast posted a video called “How to Eat an Apple Like a Boss" …

Pancakes

7 Overlooked Thanksgiving Rituals, According to Sociologists

The carving of the turkey, the saying of the grace, the watching of the football. If a Martian anthropology student asked us to name some cultural …

12 Lonely Negative Words

Are you disgusted, disgruntled and disheveled? Well, unfortunately you’re never going to be gusted, gruntled or sheveled. <i>Disgusted, disgruntled</i> and</i> …

31 Amazing Facts to Break Out During Dinner

Thanksgiving is here, which means unwanted questions from your relatives. <i>Why aren't you seeing someone? What will you do with that major?</i> But don't …

Charlie Brown

Comet Ison appears to survive close encounter with the sun

Solar visit threatened to vaporise the comet but the remnant may be visible from Earth in December<p>Comet Ison appears to have survived a close encounter with the sun that had threatened to vaporise it. The remnant could now go on to be visible from Earth in December, but astronomers do not know how …

Online IQ tests: are they valid?

One of the more interesting fall-outs from Boris Johnson’s recent speech is that he’s got people talking about intelligence and IQ a lot. This is likely a good thing. Intelligence is a tricky subject, so the more public discussion there is about it the better, in terms of keeping people informed. …

Sexual Health

Types of Sexual Health<p>Chlamydia is a sexually transmitted disease (STD) caused by the bacteria Chlamydia trachomatis. It's one of the most common …

See Comet Tails Flap In Solar Wind

Or, giant space sperm swim toward Planet Ova.<p>Last Thursday, NASA's Solar Terrestrial Relations Observatory (STEREO) captured images of two comets passing through solar wind. At the center is Comet Encke, and emerging later is Comet ISON.<p>STEREO consists of two sun-orbiting observatories, one ahead …

Solar Wind

Bobby Jindal: Republicans must shed image as 'party of no'

Bobby Jindal advises party to shun Tea Party line and communicate what they are for, not what they are against<p>Republican governors' leader Bobby Jindal turned on his party's national leadership on Wednesday, calling on the GOP to suggest alternative ideas for healthcare and immigration reform …