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Working Class Marriages Sinking With Job Stability
2013-08-13 11:05:38

New research suggests the decline of stable, well-paying jobs is having a significant impact on working-class Americans’ attitudes toward marriage and starting a family.

Study Finds Group Size Can Make Or Break Environmental Collective Actions
2013-06-18 07:24:53

Sustainability programs are a Goldilocks proposition – some groups are too big, some are too small, and the environment benefits when the size of a group of people working to save it is just right.

2012-01-31 09:15:30

For those with few social advantages, college is a prime pathway to financial stability, but it also unexpectedly lowers their odds of ever marrying.

2009-06-02 16:44:21

The terms athlete and jock are sometimes used interchangeably, but many athletes do not see themselves as jocks, U.S. researchers said. University at Buffalo researcher Kathleen E.

2009-06-01 12:06:56

A rose by any other name is still a rose, but is an athlete by another name…a jock?


Word of the Day
mitraille
  • Small missiles, especially grape, canister, fragments of iron, and the like, when fired, as upon an enemy at close quarters.
  • To fire mitraille at.
The word 'mitraille' comes from the Old French 'mitaille', meaning 'small coins', sometimes used to mean 'scrap iron'.