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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.
when it comes to easing symptoms of anxiety-related disorders, prayer doesn’t have the same effect for everybody
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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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- The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
- Herbert Spencer (1820 - 1903)