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Some Songbirds Have Brains Specially Designed to Find Mates for Life
Offbeat  (tags: songbirds, brains, mates for life, cupid, falling in love, animals, interesting, unusual )

Lone
- 519 days ago - nytimes.com
If Cupid wanted to make two songbirds fall in love, heâEUR(TM)d have better luck aiming at their brains. ThatâEUR(TM)s because songbirds, which form lifelong mating pairs, have brain systems perfectly tuned to fit together.
Are Paedophiles' Brains Wired Differently?
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- 1330 days ago - bbc.co.uk
There has been immense concern in recent years over the scale of child sexual abuse. But even after years of study and investigation there's still disagreement over what causes paedophiles to be the way they are, writes Richard Sanders.
How Liberals And Conservatives Think Differently
Offbeat  (tags: Republican, Democrat, Brian Resnick, National Journal, brains, thinking )

Sheryl
- 1559 days ago - nationaljournal.com
Republicans and democrats don't see eye to eye on many issues. But why? National Journals Brian Resnick has the biological answer.
I-Wonder: Are We Wired to Believe in a Higher Power?
Offbeat  (tags: Death, Culture, Power, Psychologists, Brains )


- 1566 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Religion âEUR" the belief in supernatural beings, including gods and ghosts, angels and demons, souls and spirits âEUR" can be found throughout history and in every culture. Evidence for beliefs in an afterlife goes back at least 50,000 to 100,000 years.
Unexpected Ways to Wake Up Your Brain
Offbeat  (tags: Health, Brains, research )


- 1723 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Tea or coffee is often the favoured brew for those who are tired and in need of a caffeine boost. But is this really the best way to make ourselves more alert? Michael Mosley tested caffeine against some unlikely alternatives
11 Reasons Women Kick Men's Behinds
Offbeat  (tags: women, brains, emotions, beer, bodies, videos )

Freya
- 1961 days ago - msnvideo.msn.com
To honor International Women's Day on March 8, here's a roundup of amazing facts unique to women.
Dried Vulture Brains Rolled Into Cigarettes, Then Smoked for 'Good Luck'
Offbeat  (tags: endangered species, supersition, killing vultures, brains, cigarettes, bizarre )

Simone
- 3490 days ago - ecoworldly.com
Another human superstition driving a protected species closer to extinction: Vulture brains are believed to increase luck in the lottery and at the race track.
Animal Smarts
Offbeat  (tags: octopus, brains, intelligence, humans, animals, smarts )

Simone
- 3495 days ago - all-creatures.org
While we anticipate that someday we will have the chance to connect with another civilization from another galaxy, there are entire nations of living beings right here that we are just becoming acquainted with. Perhaps someday we will learn to
   

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