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Why Men Love Tinder and Women Hate it

Why Men Love Tinder and Women Hate it

For men, it offers the normal experience of pursuing women but requires no effort or courage.

9 Eyebrow-Raising Numbers From Trump's Surprising Win

9 Eyebrow-Raising Numbers From Trump's Surprising Win

Shedding more light on Tuesday's biggest surprise.

Our Expectations Are Making Us Miserable

Our Expectations Are Making Us Miserable

The more we live life in the force field of our expectations, the more disappointment, frustration, anxiety, and anger we experience.

Obamacare Failing Before Our Eyes

Obamacare Failing Before Our Eyes

Premiums are soaring, but it's not just enrollees who are feeling the pain.

5 Signs You’re Dealing With a Total Narcissist

5 Signs You’re Dealing With a Total Narcissist

Narcissists are fully capable of pretending to be caring and compassionate, but they genuinely do not care about anyone more than themselves.

What if Your Grievances Are a Fantasy?

What if Your Grievances Are a Fantasy?

Can anyone be certain their grievances are on solid ground?

Don't Blame Lying on the Brain

Don't Blame Lying on the Brain

Lying is not a matter of physical law, but of moral injunction.

Why Our Culture is So Fascinated by Monsters

Why Our Culture is So Fascinated by Monsters

Fear is fashionable. Terror is trendy. Monsters are mainstream. Why?

Why Sasquatch and Other Crypto-Beasts Haunt our Minds

Why Sasquatch and Other Crypto-Beasts Haunt our Minds

Bigfoot is a type of pseudo-scientific myth understood in the language of memory.

Why Lying is So Easy for Some People

Why Lying is So Easy for Some People

A recent study shows how the human brain adapts to dishonesty.

Are These Strange Star Signals Evidence of Alien Intelligence?

Are These Strange Star Signals Evidence of Alien Intelligence?

A pair of astronomers seem to think so. 

5 Relationship Habits Most People Don’t Recognize As Toxic
10 Things Americans Fear More Than Anything Else

10 Things Americans Fear More Than Anything Else

Fear of government topped the list. Can you guess what didn’t make the cut?

3 Ways to Stop Overthinking So Damn Much

3 Ways to Stop Overthinking So Damn Much

Sometimes it's difficult to get out of your own head.

What Meditation Can Do For Your Brain

What Meditation Can Do For Your Brain

New research suggests it can thicken parts of your gray matter in some key areas.

Academic Research is in Danger of Becoming a Joke

Academic Research is in Danger of Becoming a Joke

Does a peer-reviewed paper on breast flashing during a hockey tournament for lesbians count as laudable scholarship?

6 Healthy Relationship Habits that are Often Mistaken as Unhealthy

6 Healthy Relationship Habits that are Often Mistaken as Unhealthy

John Gottman, a psychologist and relationship counselor, said these six things actually often are signs of a healthy relationship.

Neuroscientist: Some Vegetative Patients Can Communicate

Neuroscientist: Some Vegetative Patients Can Communicate

"Sometimes, the lights inside are still on. We must help these patients trapped in the prisons of their own bodies." 

Blind Astrophysicist Discovers Way to Listen to Stars

Blind Astrophysicist Discovers Way to Listen to Stars

Wanda Diaz Merced lost her ability to gaze at the stars, so she found a way to overcome her sensory gap.

Why Fairy Tales Are So Dangerous

Why Fairy Tales Are So Dangerous

A Christian writer's response to Richard Dawkins.

Can Apes Read Your Mind?

Can Apes Read Your Mind?

A recent study suggests great apes able to think about others’ thoughts and emotions more than previously believed.

How a Mother’s Voice Shapes Her Baby’s Developing Brain
Hormonal Contraception Linked to Depression, Study Finds

Hormonal Contraception Linked to Depression, Study Finds

A huge study finds that users face higher risks to their mental health.

In Defense of Potty-Mouthed Millennials

In Defense of Potty-Mouthed Millennials

A new study shows that millennials love dropping ‘the occasional F bomb’ at work. 

Leading Scientific Journal: Don't Sacrifice the Liberal Arts to STEM

Leading Scientific Journal: Don't Sacrifice the Liberal Arts to STEM

Many conservatives have been trash-talking the humanities. 

Claim: Evolution Can’t Account for Man’s Speech

Claim: Evolution Can’t Account for Man’s Speech

Darwin thought he could account for man's speech, but Tom Wolfe has his doubts.

Are Women the Biggest Losers in the ‘Selfie Culture’?

Are Women the Biggest Losers in the ‘Selfie Culture’?

A recently published study revealed that young women have experienced an alarming uptick in self-harm, suicidal thoughts, and poor mental health.

Our IQs Are Shrinking (A Lot), Study Finds

Our IQs Are Shrinking (A Lot), Study Finds

A study found that IQs in Western nations have dropped more than one point per decade since the Victorian Era.

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