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Don't Be A Crybaby! Kids Can Spot A Faker
2012-08-21 05:39:17

Connie K. Ho for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Researchers recently discovered that young children know when an individual should not receive sympathy. In particular, a child as young as three years of age can determine the difference between those who are whining and those who have a real reason to be upset. The research was conducted by the American Psychological Association and published in a recent edition of Developmental Psychology. "The study provides the first...


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Cthulhu
  • A gigantic fictional humanoid alien god being described with a head resembling an octopus and dragon wings and claws, around whom an insane cult developed.
  • Pertaining to the mythos of Cthulhu and additional otherworldly beings created by H. P. Lovecraft or inspired by his writings and imitators.
This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.
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