Monday, February 19th, 2018


Drinking Alcohol Actually Makes You Better Looking (Says Science)

Photo: Pixabay  Ever heard of beer goggles? Apparently, they’re REAL. A study argues that people actually become sexier and more attractive after drinking alcohol. Keywords: alcohol, attraction, drinking, attractive read more

Collect some uranium glass for that peaceful glow

ZURICH (Reuters) – Uranium glass occupies a little-known niche in the collectables world, whose members appreciate its soft color and distinctive glow, which comes from the uranium added as the glass…

Women Feel Healthier, Happier When They’re Unemployed, Says Study

Although women are out in the workforce more than ever, it doesn’t mean that being a working woman has gotten easier. Not only do women still have to deal with the gender pay gap, but cultural norms and gender stereotypes also play a key role in what it’s like to be a working woman. Keywords: working moms read more

Social Media Lowers Stress In Women (But Guys Aren’t So Lucky)

From the time I wake up in the morning, until the time I go to bed at night, I am constantly on my phone or computer. I receive anywhere from 50 to 60 work-related emails a day, I am constantly browsing Twitter for story ideas, and am definitely on Facebook more than I should be, for work reasons, of course. Between the work aspect related to how I use social media and the personal aspect, one would think I’d be completely stressed out by it, but science says that I’mRead More

Why Women Are 50% More Likely To Get Wintertime Sadness

A new study has found that when it comes to seasonal affective disorder (SAD), it’s women who really suffer the most. Ladies are up to 50% more likely to get down in the dumps this time of year than men, with 44% of women admitting that getting out of bed in the winter is a near-impossible feat. Only 30% of men wanted to hide under their covers until spring. Keywords: health, sad, sadness, women, winter blues read more

The Science Of Cliques: Why Some Schools Have Mean Girls

Photo: Omar Lopez via Unsplash  The study out of Stanford University has found that a big contributor to cliques is the more choices the students are offered. More choices usually means a bigger school, and with that a bigger pool of people from which to choose. Having so many options creates an environment more likely to naturally segregate itself into cliques or “rank,” based on “race, age, gender, and social status.” Keywords: social interactions, mean girls, natural, social children, stanford university, Daniel A. McFarland, cliques read more

As China’s Year of the Dog begins, imperial Pekingese breed is scarce

BEIJING (Reuters) – For centuries, owning the flat-faced Pekingese dog was a luxury to be enjoyed only by China’s royal family.