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Being stereotyped makes you more likely to act badly

Most people intuitively know that pervasive negative stereotypes are tough to deal with. Now, researchers at Stanford University have found another, particularly disturbing effect of subtle stereotypes. A series of five studies showed that people are more likely to lie, cheat, steal, or endorse …

Psychology

7 Places in Japan You Must Put on your Bucket List – Japan Info

When you travel to Japan, do not forget to list your destinations. It will save you lots of time and tons of money. The fact that you are prepared …

Here’s What Actually Gets Terrorists To Tell The Truth — And It’s Not Torture

Over the past five years, psychological research — some involving real terrorist suspects — has shown how to get information from people who don’t want to talk. Now Washington has the chance to put these findings into practice.<p>Hollywood has a lot to answer for. Thanks to the hit TV show <i>24</i> and …

India Celebrates 69th Independence Day

The mistake we all make... and the simple experiment that reveals it

Bill Gates is the richest person in the world. At the age of 19, he dropped out of Harvard to start Microsoft, and in a few short years he made it the most profitable corporation in the world. It’s tempting to think that he must be one of the smartest people who ever lived.<p>Gates is undoubtedly …

Psychology

Tour de France 2015: Stage 13 Winner, Highlights, Updated Standings and Schedule

Greg Van Avermaet of BMC won a scintillating end to Stage 13 of the Tour de France, with Peter Sagan finishing on the wheel of the winner in a dramatic conclusion.<p>Chris Froome placed in sixth position in a battle for the finish line—and keeps control of the leaderboard—with Vincenzo Nibali just …

Strong pound: good for the holiday, bad for the homeowner

Talk of interest rate rise fuels seven-year high against euro but makes life tougher for UK exporters and puts unwelcome focus on household finances<p>Britons holidaying in Europe this summer were handed a windfall by the Bank of England after the prospects of higher interest rates sent the pound to a …

Mixed German messages on Greece serve a purpose

BERLIN (AP) — German government officials have appeared to send mixed messages about their desire for Greece to keep using the euro — and that's just the way they want it.<p>The approach has helped keep up the pressure on a Greek government viewed in Berlin with deep suspicion, while also keeping …

The 15 Most Gorgeous Train Rides in the World

In a relaxation showdown amongst trains, planes, and automobiles, trains win as the most laid-back style of travel, allowing you to sit back, relax, and enjoy the view. Luckily, some of the world's most beautiful destinations are also home to the most scenic train rides--journeys ranging from a few …

Luxury Lifestyle

Water: the weirdest liquid on the planet

The more scientists examine H2O, the stranger it starts to seem. Water bends all the rules – but if it didn’t, ice would sink and firefighters’ hoses would be useless<p>Water is the only substance on Earth whose chemical formula has entered the vernacular. We all know H2O, even if we don’t understand …

Fire Fighting

Albert Einstein’s Handwriting Is Now A Font

Even the dumbest articles look smarter when they’re printed in the handwriting of the 21st century’s most iconic genius.<p>E=MC^2. It’s not just a fascinating equation, it was written in a fascinating hand. The handwriting of Albert Einstein, the legendary German theoretical physicist, was unique: a …