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This Valentine's Day, Make Yourself And Others Happy Through Proper Matchmaking
2014-02-10 09:10:47

With Valentine's Day around the corner, you may be thinking of pairing up two friends for a date. If you follow your instinct to play Cupid, it'll pay off in happiness – not necessarily for the new couple, but definitely for you.

The Effect Of Sleep On Relationships And Social Bonds
2013-01-20 06:25:20

The key to enjoying a long, happy, and healthy relationship could be making sure you get enough sleep, researchers from the University of California, Berkeley claim in a new study.

Personality Impacts On Mental Health, Longevity And Decision-Making
2013-01-20 05:53:34

In addition to making individuals more outgoing or sociable, extraversion also makes people more likely to favor immediate rewards over delayed gratification – even if waiting means that the ultimate reward will be larger.

2012-06-18 23:07:09

Story leads this month from new articles on parenting by the norm, the link between sexism and racism, death and the supernatural, how brands shape identity and more...

2012-05-10 20:26:06

New in the journals: From how our attachment with our moms affects our future relationships, to the connection between family size and general intelligence.... and more.

2009-12-10 13:48:26

People paid by the hour exhibit a stronger relationship between income and happine.

2009-02-11 11:20:53

New research suggests purchasing life experiences rather than material possessions will ultimately lead to greater happiness in the future.

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2008-04-08 09:20:00

Off to buy a new handbag and fabulous red shoes, or how about overalls and a riding lawnmower? Before going, a mood check for signs of despair and gloom might be in order because how a person feels can impact routine economic transactions, whether he or she is aware of it or not.


Word of the Day
coulisse
  • One of the side scenes of the stage in a theater, or the space included between the side scenes.
  • The outside stock exchange, or “curb market,” of Paris.
  • A flute or groove on the blade of a sword.
  • A section of stage scenery placed in a wing of a theatre.
The word 'coulisse' comes from a French word meaning "sliding door".
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