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2012-04-10 09:01:48

The part of the brain we use when engaging in egalitarian behavior may also be linked to a larger sense of morality, researchers have found.

2012-04-05 14:03:11

New research reveals the surprising economics behind the high U.S. teen birth rates, and why Texas teens are giving birth at triple the rate of Massachusetts youth: high income inequality and low opportunity cost.

2012-03-07 20:20:07

Two Brazilian physicists have shown that wealth concentration invariably stems from a particular type of market exchange rules – where agents cannot receive more income than their own capital.

2011-09-20 12:34:15

Early on, Sweden was a country where poor children had a good chance of ending up financially stronger than their parents.

2011-08-23 21:19:39

Pretty much everybody thinks they're better than average.


Word of the Day
overword
  • To say in too many words; to express verbosely.
  • To express in too many words: sometimes used reflexively.
  • The leading idea or a repeated phrase, as of a song or ballad; the refrain; burden.
The word 'overword' comes from over- +‎ word.