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Nov 20, 2014 12:10 PM ET
Forever lasts just a handful of years for many marriages, which begs the obvious question ... why? Two psychologists decided to find out by observing 130 newlyweds in basic communication. Find out what they learned. (Hint: It's about support.)
Nov 14, 2014 06:00 AM ET // Benjamin Radford
News reports claim that a 'mother's intuition' helped rescue a Utah girl from an abductor, but a closer look raises questions. Continue reading →
Nov 12, 2014 04:00 PM ET // Benjamin Radford
A Manhattan mother was found guilty in the death of her autistic son, who she killed because of a discredited communication technique. Continue reading →
Nov 12, 2014 02:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Reaching a ripe old age seems to have little to do with lifestyle and a lot to do with genes, concludes a new study on 17 of the oldest people on the planet. Continue reading →
Nov 11, 2014 11:29 AM ET // Sheila M. Eldred
The salute probably developed as an alternative to raising a hat. Continue reading →
Nov 10, 2014 12:10 PM ET
Hipsters are hard to define precisely, but we think we know them when we see them. Now mathematics has found a way to explain why hipsters end up being, well, just one more group conforming with norms.
Nov 5, 2014 06:12 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
The mineral, hematite, is formed when another mineral, magnetite, is exposed to Mars’ atmosphere and water. Continue reading →
Nov 5, 2014 01:44 PM ET // Benjamin Radford
Every month people choose to suddenly disappear and walk away from their lives. Here's a look at some reasons why. Continue reading →
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