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Astronomer Says Confirmation of Alien Life Is Only 40 Years Away
Aliens have long been major players in science fiction and pop culture, but according to the Queen’s astronomer, Lord Martin Rees, scientists are now within 40 years of actually confirming their (non-fictional) existence. At a speech last night to honor the renowned physicist Stephen Hawking&…
New Research Reveals That Bullying in the Workplace Is On the Rise
Almost everyone has encountered that one co-worker who would rather spend every ticking second of an eight-hour workday telling you how to do your job rather that minding their own business and focusing on their own work. That person is called the workplace bully, and according to new research, he i…
New Research Reveals That Obesity Can Actually Drive You Crazy
Most of us are fully aware that obesity causes all sorts of health problems including diabetes and high blood pressure, but now shocking new research shows that being overweight can actually lead to insanity. A research team consisting of staff from INSERM, the French research institute in Paris and…
Can Eating Out Make Your Significant Other Jealous?
It is not uncommon for two people that were once romantically involved with one another to get together as friends for the occasional lunch date as a means for catching up. However, a new study suggests that breaking bread with an ex is more likely to expose the jealous bones of your current love in…
Are Men Happier When They Do Their Share of Housework?
Men might occasionally groan when asked to do household chores, but, if you can believe it, doing their part around the house might actually make men happier. Researchers at Cambridge University looked into the division of domestic labor among the sexes. They expected to find that in arrangemen…
New Research Reveals Unemployment Is Bad for Your Health
It seems that there might be a correlation between long-term unemployment and poor health. According to the recent Gallup Healthy Behaviors index, unemployed Americans are reportedly less likely to practice good health habits than those who are employed full- or part-time and those who are not in th…
Are Morning People Happier Than Night Owls?
Turns out those chirpy morning people really are happier than night owls — a new study says that as we get older, we tend to shift to more of a daytime schedule, and that it makes us more cheerful people overall. Researchers at the University of Toronto studied two populations of adults. One …
Can a Pill Turn Sweat Into Perfume?
Feeling stinky, but don’t like to spritz? An artist in Amsterdam is working on a pill that, when taken, would release perfume with your sweat. Lucy McRae calls her invention Swallowable Parfum and says she’s mainly trying to change the way people think, not the way they smell. McRae sa…

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