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2014-07-28 23:09:32

The coming period of economic contraction and resource shortage will cause the entire world to reject liberalism and turn back towards conservatism, according to a new scientific text published

Height Important In Matters Of Love
2014-02-11 04:38:22

Height plays a big role in determining who is a potential partner for women, according to researchers at Rice University and the University of North Texas.

2013-11-13 10:53:16

Contrary to common belief, parents do not generally treat their stepchildren less favorably than their own.

Chin Preference Changes Across Several Populations
2013-04-15 18:51:55

A new study published in PLOS One suggests facial preferences across different populations vary.

Men’s Superior Spatial Skills May Be Mere Chance
2013-02-20 08:38:12

In a new study, evolutionary psychologist Justin Rhodes challenges the standard explanation for the evolution of men's superior spatial skills, suggesting instead that it may have been mere chance.

2012-09-27 14:12:56

For two decades, evolutionary scientists have been locked in a debate over the evolved functions of three distinctive human behaviors: the great readiness we show for cooperating with new people, the strong interest we have in tracking others' reputations regarding how well they treat others, and the occasional interest we have in punishing people for selfishly mistreating others.

Monogamy Evolved From Chest-Thumping To Caregiving
2012-05-29 12:14:10

Chest-thumping and grunting alpha males, a study suggests, may be losing the battle for preferable females to males who can demonstrate caregiving and the ability to provide for a family.

Darwinian Selection Continues To Influence Human Evolution
2012-04-30 14:25:37

New evidence proves humans are continuing to evolve and that significant natural and sexual selection is still taking place in our species in the modern world.


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  • One of a pair of round metal cymbals attached to the fingers and struck together for rhythm and percussion in belly dancing.
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