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2012-12-13 12:34:01

Moral stereotypes held by liberals and conservatives correct but exaggerated in magnitude Moral stereotypes about "typical" liberals and conservatives held by both groups are generally correct, but exaggerated both for their own group and the other, according to new research published December 12 in the open access journal PLOS ONE by Jesse Graham at the University of Southern California and his colleagues at the University of Virginia and New York University. The researchers asked...

2012-12-06 05:19:54

Just in time for the holidays, The G.I.F.T. provides powerful guidance for an easy and effective way to express love, appreciation and joy for those we treasure. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) December 05, 2012 Soul Sitters, an organization that provides support and guidance for those facing the loss of a loved one, is excited to announce the debut of “The G.I.F.T.” — a unique free resource empowering people with the ability to effortlessly share a gift beyond price with their...

Distractions Could Help Military Drone Operators Fight Boredom
2012-11-14 16:52:44

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Military drone pilots might find their job more interesting if they have some type of distraction, according to a new study. MIT researchers found that operators working with UAV simulations were less bored, and performed better, when they were just a little bit distracted. While pilots could find a bit of a rush flying around a drone, sometimes they have to spend their time watching and waiting, while the automated...


Word of the Day
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'