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New Dating Site Bases Matchmaking on How the Prospective Matches Smell

New Dating Site Bases Matchmaking on How the Prospective Matches Smell

When they say the phrase “love is in the air,” they probably weren’t referring to Smell Dating. Nevertheless, other mammals put a lot of stock in their olfactory systems when attracting a mate, so it was just a matter of time before humans decided to look into matchmaking based on […]

by December 13, 2016 3 comments Science, Trending
Research Says Elementary School Homework Does Not Improve Academic Performance

Research Says Elementary School Homework Does Not Improve Academic Performance

Harris Cooper, the well-regarded homework researcher at Duke University, recently made the blanket statement that “[t]here is no evidence that any amount of homework improves the academic performance of elementary students.” The statement is a strong one, especially as it completely challenges the orthodoxy that elementary school homework is necessary […]

by November 25, 2016 5 comments Science, Trending
Almost Extinct Sumatran Rhino Seen in Borneo For First Time in 40 Years

Almost Extinct Sumatran Rhino Seen in Borneo For First Time in 40 Years

There is rarely good news when it comes to endangered species, but now small positive sign has been provided by a sighting of the Sumatran rhino for the first time in 40 years. The endangered Sumatran rhino was declared extinct in the wild in Malaysia, with conservations warning humanity that […]

by March 21, 2016 0 comments Science, Trending
Twitter Celebrates Ten Years: Highlights & Lowlights From Social Media Monolith’s 10th Birthday

Twitter Celebrates Ten Years: Highlights & Lowlights From Social Media Monolith’s 10th Birthday

Twitter turns 10 years old today. The social media network became supremely powerful during the decade, even as it struggled to turn a profit. A short 10 years later, Twitter is actually scrambling to remain relevant in a constantly-changing social media landscape. This list of social media moments demonstrates the […]

by March 17, 2016 3 comments Trending
What You Don’t Know About the Pagan and Christian Origins of Easter

What You Don’t Know About the Pagan and Christian Origins of Easter

The modern holiday we know as Easter is a mix of traditions from both Christianity and Paganism. People have been celebrating themes of death and resurrection during the March or Vernal equinox for several millennia, in keeping with the renewal aspects mirrored in nature. Let’s take a closer look at […]

by March 16, 2016 6 comments Trending
Highlights from Apple’s March 21 Event: Mini-iPhones and Super iPad Pro

Highlights from Apple’s March 21 Event: Mini-iPhones and Super iPad Pro

On March 21, 2016, Apple CEO Tim Cook headlined Apple’s semi-annual product event, introducing a new mini-iPhone and a super fast 9.7 inch iPad. Cook led off by promising that Apple would remain in the fight against government erosion of their users’ privacy. Apple is embroiled in a battle with […]

by March 15, 2016 6 comments Trending
The 7 Most Overlooked Tax Deductions of 2015

The 7 Most Overlooked Tax Deductions of 2015

Some experts believe that one in five filers who prepare their own taxes overlook significant tax deductions. Thankfully, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has released its annual list of most overlooked tax deductions to give you a leg up on your 2015 filing. 1. Hobbies. If you have a hobby […]

by March 11, 2016 7 comments Trending
Scientists May Have Discovered New Species of Ghost-Like Octopus

Scientists May Have Discovered New Species of Ghost-Like Octopus

Scientists are already calling a newly discovered species of octopus Casper, after the popular cartoon character “Casper the Friendly Ghost.” That’s because the heretofore unknown octopus, which was found on the Pacific Ocean floor in the vicinity of the Hawaiian Islands has a ghost-like appearance and seems almost devoid of […]

by March 11, 2016 5 comments Science, Trending
Marketing Meets Fitness and Green Initiatives: London Pizza Chain Uses Runners to Deliver Pizza

Marketing Meets Fitness and Green Initiatives: London Pizza Chain Uses Runners to Deliver Pizza

Yes, you can deliver pizza without using cars. That’s the conclusion of a pizza chain in London, which had previously avoided pizza delivery because of their commitment not to use environment-polluting cars. Sodo is a U.K. chain that prides itself on local ingredients and ethical business practices. Sodo came up […]

by March 10, 2016 3 comments Food, Trending, World
To Live Longer, Do These Exercises at Your Age – 20, 30, 40, 50, and 60

To Live Longer, Do These Exercises at Your Age – 20, 30, 40, 50, and 60

When it comes to health and wellness, one size does not fit all. That’s the reason for that pesky reminder to “consult your doctor” before beginning any diet and exercise program. Although every person is different individually, research has been able to determine which exercises are most beneficial for you […]

by March 9, 2016 4 comments Science, Trending