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HOW TO TELL WHEN SOMEONE IS LYING
Society & Culture  (tags: lying, truth, instinct, humans, research, society, interesting, culture )

Carrie
- 143 days ago - newyorker.com
On January 27, 2008, Penny Boudreau's twelve-year-old daughter, Karissa, went missing in her hometown of Bridgewater, Canada. That afternoon, mother and daughter had had a fight in a grocery-store parking lot.
Why Are We Spiteful, Even Though It Bites Us Back?
Society & Culture  (tags: spite, empathy, society, ethics, world, personality, research, aggression, interesting )

Carrie
- 144 days ago - npr.org
Why do people willingly inconvenience or even harm themselves in order harm others? And why are some of us more spiteful than others? Being aggressive and lacking empathy might have a lot to do with it, researchers say.
Size Doesn't Matter: 'Penis Shame' Is All in Guys' Heads
Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, culture, education, health, medicine, research, society )

Kit
- 341 days ago - livescience.com
In fact, plenty of well-endowed men are ashamed of their penises, while lots of men with smaller penises strut their stuff with confidence, according to a study published on line Sept. 30 in the Journal of Sexual Medicine.
Sacred Earth: Faiths for Conservation
Society & Culture  (tags: animals, climate-change, climate, climatechange, CO2emissions, conservation, destruction, ecosystems, endangered, energy, environment, forests, globalwarming, globalwarming, green, habitatdestruction, habitat, nature, pollution, protection, politics, Sust )

JL
- 548 days ago - worldwildlife.org
Many of the most important conservation places in the world are sacred. Sites like the Amazon, South Dakota's Black Hills, and the Mekong River are deeply rooted in local spiritual and cultural traditions.
Mysterious Manuscript's Age Determined
Society & Culture  (tags: Mysterious Manuscript, mysterious book, research )

Anna
- 1309 days ago - news.discovery.com
The enigmatic Voynich Manuscript, a mysterious book that has frustrated codebreakers and linguists for a century, was penned on 15th-century parchment pages, according to U.S. researchers.
Did Early Primate Ancestors Migrate From Asia?
Society & Culture  (tags: Early Primate Ancestors, migration, Asia, discovery, research )

Nancy
- 1418 days ago - news.discovery.com
Ancient fossilized teeth of small anthropoid monkeys discovered in Libya suggest our earliest ancestors may have migrated from Asia to Africa, research published Wednesday showed.
5 Ways to Keep the Internet From Destroying Your Brain
Society & Culture  (tags: internet, technology, news, research, humans, internet, news, society, media, culture )

Cal
- 1447 days ago - alternet.org
These tips will help you improve your online efficiency, and reduce the stress that so often accompanies multitasking and information overload.
Lab Rats? Drugs for US Children Tried on Indians
Society & Culture  (tags: ethics, children, healthcare, world, protection, law, world, news, government, prevention, medicine, study, research, treatment, health, world, ethics, culture, children, law, government, rights, politics, society )

Cal
- 1483 days ago - timesofindia.indiatimes.com
A law intended to speed up development of new drugs for US kids has ended up financing clinical trials in poor countries, where the medicines might never become available
With Cyberbullying, There's No Safe Place, Study Finds
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, crime, society, cyberbullying, technology, study, research, safety, children, culture, education, freedoms, abuse )

Cal
- 1532 days ago - pagingdrgupta.blogs.cnn.com
"The feeling of being unsafe is probably worse in cyberbullying compared with traditional bullying," says study author Andre Sourander, a professor at Turku University, in the report
Women's History Month: Famous Female Firsts
Society & Culture  (tags: Women, Nobel Prize, First Woman, research )

Sophie
- 1629 days ago - news.discovery.com
Physicist Marie Sklodowska Curie was not only one of the first female scientists to garner worldwide fame, she was also one of the greatest scientific minds of the 20th century.
Local Study Shows Nature Makes People More Caring
Society & Culture  (tags: society, humans, happier, kinder, nature, study, research, interesting, GoodNews )

Dee
- 1761 days ago - capitalnews9.com
It was a beautiful Sunday to get outside and go for a walk. Scientists have known for a while that spending more time outdoors is good for you, but new research suggests it also encourages you to be good to others.
GOOD NEWS---Drivers Yakking or Texting May See New Limits
Society & Culture  (tags: research, technology, abuse, society, governmentpolitics, society, rights, law )

Cal
- 1811 days ago - msnbc.msn.com
White House considers restrictions on mobile devices while driving
Environment Takes Back Seat To Comfort, Convenience
Society & Culture  (tags: society, culture, americans, environment, convenience, comfort, survey, discovery, research, interesting, computer, ipod, cell, phone, microwave, choice, business, marketing )

Tom
- 1909 days ago - environmentalleader.com
Most Americans wouldn't give up their iPod, microwave oven, air conditioning, cell phone or computer, even if they thought it harmed the environment. 38 percent chose convenience, 35 percent chose comfort and 26 percent said the environment came first.
Change.Org - Food For Thought
Society & Culture  (tags: children, schools, politics, education, food, culture, society, safety, americans, health, prevention, protection, research, safety, nutrition, diet, Sustainabililty, environment, conservation, animals, farms, vegetarians, meat, beef, pork, obesity )

Tom
- 1925 days ago - change.org
Teach children how to save our natural resources, feed our hungry brothers and sisters in the world, respect and protect animals, and take better care of ourselves. We can be more compassionate, healthier, and smarter by simply changing our eating habits.
Drugs: To Legalize or Not
Society & Culture  (tags: health, drugs, legalization, addictions, prevention, risks, study, research )

Dee
- 1966 days ago - online.wsj.com
Progress in Colombia provides clear evidence that the war on drugs is winnable, while history repeatedly shows that relaxed restrictions lead to more abuse and addiction.
 

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