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Does Materialism Harm Marriage?
2011-10-14 10:05:33

Couples who rank money and material goods as important in their lives might be worse off in their relationships than those who aren’t as materialistic.

2011-10-13 10:15:26

New research to be published Oct. 13 confirms The Beatles' lyrical hypothesis and finds that "the kind of thing that money just can't buy" is a happy and stable marriage.

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2009-11-17 09:50:00

A new study in the Journal of American College Health finds that students placed by their universities in coed housing are more likely to binge drink each week than students placed in all-male or all-female housing.

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2008-11-13 08:49:02

Scientists in the UK published a study on Wednesday claiming they have figured out why some women develop resistance to the most commonly used breast cancer drug, something that raises the risk their tumors will return.


Word of the Day
gammon
  • To play, gamble.
  • To impose upon; delude; trick; humbug; also, to joke; chaff.
  • A deceitful game or trick; trickery; humbug; nonsense.
The word 'gammon' in the sense of 'joke, trick' may come from 'backgammon'.
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