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University Looks To Create Crowdsourced Atlas Using

NASA has compiled over a million pictures of Earth captured from the International Space Station, and now researchers are looking for your help in cataloging the nearly one-third of those images that were taken at night.

Prayer Doesnt Ease Symptoms Of Anxiety-Related Disorders For

when it comes to easing symptoms of anxiety-related disorders, prayer doesn’t have the same effect for everybody

Can Reading Fiction Help You Become More Empathetic

Empathy is important for navigating complex social situations, and is considered a highly desirable trait. Raymond Mar, a psychologist at York University in Canada, discussed how exposure to narrative fiction may improve our ability to understand what other people are thinking or feeling.

Want To Know If Someone Is Narcissistic Just Ask Them

If you’re looking for a foolproof way to determine whether or not someone is a vain or egotistical, the authors of a new PLOS ONE study have come up with what they claim is a foolproof way to find out by asking just one simple question.

The Secret Society of Happy People Celebrates the 16th

The Secret Society of Happy People will celebrate the 16th Happiness Happens Day with a selfie challenge. The challenge is to take 8 selfies of the people, places and things that make you happy and post them on your favorite social media sites using the #HappinessHappens hashtag.

Consumer Group Releases List Of Unhealthiest Restaurant

Red Robin Gourmet Burgers is home to one of the unhealthiest meals in America – a “Monster” sized A1 Peppercorn hamburger served with Bottomless Steak Fries and a Monster Salted Caramel Milkshake that boasts a total of 3,540 calories.

The 100 Most Surprising Flexible Jobs

FlexJobs names a multitude of unexpected occupations that allow the option to work remotely, have a flexible schedule, work part-time, or work as a freelancer.

Men Are Attracted To Nice Girls While Women Prefer Guys Who

While men tend to be attracted to ladies who seem nice on a first date, women seem to prefer guys who play hard to get, according to new research appearing in Friday’s edition of Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin.

AI Algorithm Correctly Detects Subtle Changes In The Music

Music enthusiasts have long recognized the dramatic changes the music of The Beatles went through in only a few years’ time, but now researchers have scientifically measured the legendary rock band’s progression using an artificial intelligence algorithm.

Research Rock-Star Oxford Scientist Analyses The Physics Of

When most scientists discuss string theory, they aren’t referring to the physics behind the distinctive lead guitar techniques of Eric Clapton or Jimi Hendrix, but that’s exactly what one Oxford University researcher examines in a new PLOS ONE study.

Where Are The Unhappiest Cities In America

A new study released by the US National Bureau of Economic Research and University of British Columbia's Vancouver School of Economics reveals the unhappiest cities in the United States.

Guide To Household Water Conservation Can Help Save On Your

Want to conserve water and save on your utility bill? A paper co-written by an Indiana University researcher and published in the current issue of the journal Environment can help.


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Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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Science is organized knowledge.

- Herbert Spencer (1820 - 1903)
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