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2011-03-09 10:20:00

Closely contested major sporting events are followed by a significant increase in traffic fatalities for fans of the winning team.

2009-09-22 13:51:18

Challenging conventional wisdom, U.S.

2009-09-21 14:40:00

You'd think in times of uncertainty, people would gravitate toward familiar favorites. But a new study in the Journal of Consumer Research shows that stress and upheaval actually lead people to choose less-familiar foods over "comfort foods."


Word of the Day
orbity
  • A bereavement by loss of parents or children; the state of being orbate; orbation.
The word 'orbity' ultimately comes from a Latin word meaning 'bereaved'.