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2013-04-24 16:08:57

As demands for long work hours continue to increase, an Indiana University study found that mothers are more likely than other employees to leave jobs in male-dominated fields. This trend was not seen in balanced or female-dominated occupations. "Mothers were 52 percent more likely than other women to leave their jobs if they were working a 50-hour week or more, but only in occupations dominated by men," said Youngjoo Cha, assistant professor in the Department of Sociology at IU...

2013-04-24 15:38:14

It´s no accident that money obtained through dishonest or illegal means is called “dirty money.” A new study from the University of California, Berkeley, suggests that when people perceive money as morally tainted, they also view it as having less value and purchasing power. Challenging the belief that “all money is green,” and that people will cross ethical boundaries to amass it, social scientists from UC Berkeley and Stanford University have found compelling...

2013-04-15 23:03:34

uGiftIdeas.com announces the launch of its new website to help people discover popular and unique gift ideas for men, women, teens, kids, and everyone in between. uGiftIdeas.com combines social recommendation technologies to make it easy for people to discover and share great gift ideas. NASHUA, New Hampshire, (PRWEB) April 15, 2013 uGiftIdeas.com this week announces the launch of its new gift website, based on a social recommendation and discovery platform for gift-finding designed to...


Word of the Day
mundungus
  • A stinking tobacco.
  • Offal; waste animal product; organic matter unfit for consumption.
This word comes from the Spanish 'mondongo,' tripe, entrails.