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2013-12-18 11:05:15

Catalan births rose by 16 percent 9 months after FC Barcelona won 3 major trophies Births in a Catalan region of Spain increased by 16% nine months after FC Barcelona won three major football trophies in 2009, finds a study in the Christmas edition of The BMJ. The findings confirm reports of a spike in the birth rate, although they fall far short of the 45% increase reported by some media at the time. The researchers say their results suggest that "human emotions on a large scale can...


Word of the Day
penuche
  • A fudgelike confection of brown sugar, cream or milk, and chopped nuts.
'Penuche' is a variant of 'panocha,' a coarse grade of sugar made in Mexico. 'Panocha' probably comes from the Spanish 'panoja, panocha,' ear of grain.
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