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Why other queues always seem to move faster than yours

Why other queues always seem to move faster than yours | Radio Show Contents | Scoop.it
Whether it is supermarkets or traffic, there are two possible psychological explanations for why you feel the world is against you, explains Tom Stafford.
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Man Hunting Pesky Raccoon Accidentally Shoots Self After Sneezing

Man Hunting Pesky Raccoon Accidentally Shoots Self After Sneezing | Radio Show Contents | Scoop.it
A Connecticut man was hospitalized Sunday after an ill-timed sneeze caused him to accidentally shoot himself during a raccoon hunt.
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Meet the Guy Who Collects Caves

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As a kid, John Ackerman wandered tunnels beneath St. Paul, Minnesota, that used to belong to a sand mine; his passion for caves never left him. Now, he's Minnesota's biggest cave collector, and... US News Summaries.
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Why do haters have to hate? Newly identified personality trait holds clues

Why do haters have to hate? Newly identified personality trait holds clues | Radio Show Contents | Scoop.it
New research has uncovered the reason why some people seem to dislike everything while others seem to like everything.
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New Evidence Links Music Education, Higher Test Scores

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Research from Canada finds high-performing students do even better if they are enrolled in ongoing music classes.
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Are You A Spreader? How the Space You Take Up Reveals How Powerful You Feel | TIME.com

Are You A Spreader? How the Space You Take Up Reveals How Powerful You Feel | TIME.com | Radio Show Contents | Scoop.it
New research shows expansive posture and larger workspaces promote power but may lead to cheating
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Caffeinate Your Conversation Partner to Win an Argument

Caffeinate Your Conversation Partner to Win an Argument | Radio Show Contents | Scoop.it
Whether you're trying to convince a friend where to grab lunch, or trying to sway your boss to your side in a meeting, your odds may be better if they have a little caffeine in their system.
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So What Hat Doesn't Make A Guy Look Like A Douche?

So What Hat Doesn't Make A Guy Look Like A Douche? | Radio Show Contents | Scoop.it
We are in the midst of a hat crisis. The one go-to hat, the Fedora, has been coopted by douchebags. So what's a guy to do? Going hatles is not an option for those of us whose hair has turned its back on us.
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American Airlines employee found on 'no-fly' list — awkward!

American Airlines employee found on 'no-fly' list — awkward! | Radio Show Contents | Scoop.it
Patrick Cau, a flight attendant in training with American Airlines, has been fired after it was discovered he pops up on the government's "no-fly" list. Oops.
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Latest asthma figures are a breath of fresh air for hospitals

Latest asthma figures are a breath of fresh air for hospitals | Radio Show Contents | Scoop.it
Asthma-related hospital admissions have dropped by almost 5% since the introduction of the smoking ban, say researchers.
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No more faux-hawks and mullets, it turns out women find classic cuts the most attractive on men

No more faux-hawks and mullets, it turns out women find classic cuts the most attractive on men | Radio Show Contents | Scoop.it
Men looking for love may want to consider a new ‘do.
When asked which hairstyles they found most appealing on guys, more than half of the women surveyed said they favored classic preppy looks l
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Ugh! Single men change bed sheets just four times a YEAR... and two thirds have 'several' guests stay in that time

Ugh! Single men change bed sheets just four times a YEAR... and two thirds have 'several' guests stay in that time | Radio Show Contents | Scoop.it
The grubbiest age group when it comes to keeping their linen fresh are lads between 18-25, while couples do their laundry every two weeks.
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Wrinkles? Blame mum: How quickly we age 'is influence by a set of genes we get only from our mothers'

Wrinkles? Blame mum: How quickly we age 'is influence by a set of genes we get only from our mothers' | Radio Show Contents | Scoop.it
Scientists suggest that how fast we age depends on our mitochondria - known as the cell powerhouses - which are inherited from the female parent.
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Language learning begins in the womb

Human foetuses begin to hear sounds outside the womb at about 27 weeks.
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Every Student Fails Liberian College Admission Exam

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There will be no new students at the University of Liberia next year. That's because every single student who took the admission test—all 25,000 of them—failed the exam, the BBC reports.... World News Summaries.
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Friends don't let friends sleep and text

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To ward off sleep-texting, experts recommend shutting devices off before going to bed or, in extreme cases, moving the cellphone out of the bedroom entirely.
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Crazy concept brings the ocean breeze home in a bottle

Crazy concept brings the ocean breeze home in a bottle | Radio Show Contents | Scoop.it
No longer will those privileged enough to live on the coast hold the sea breeze captive, keeping all it's secret healing powers to themselves.
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"First Few Days" Backpack Filters Water, Generates Electricity When Disaster Strikes | Ecouterre

"First Few Days" Backpack Filters Water, Generates Electricity When Disaster Strikes | Ecouterre | Radio Show Contents | Scoop.it
First Few Days is an emergency backpack that filters water, as well as generates and stores electricity, when disaster strikes.
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The numbers we hide: Would you reveal your weight, age or income?  - TODAY.com

The numbers we hide: Would you reveal your weight, age or income?  - TODAY.com | Radio Show Contents | Scoop.it
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These Office Workers Can Tend Crops While They're In Boring Meetings

These Office Workers Can Tend Crops While They're In Boring Meetings | Radio Show Contents | Scoop.it
A building in Tokyo that has 200 species of rice fruits and veggies may have reached new levels in the craze to green the office.
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Human Brains Are Hardwired for Empathy, Friendship, Study Shows

Human Brains Are Hardwired for Empathy, Friendship, Study Shows | Radio Show Contents | Scoop.it
A U.Va. study using brain scans has found that people experience risk to friends in the same way they feel risk to themselves.
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Teenage mobile users do worry about privacy, says Pew

Teenage mobile users do worry about privacy, says Pew | Radio Show Contents | Scoop.it
More than half of teens polled say they have rejected certain apps over privacy concerns, according to the Pew Research Center. Read this article by Lance Whitney on CNET News.
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The incredible shrinking car: Foldable electric car makes parallel parking a snap

The incredible shrinking car: Foldable electric car makes parallel parking a snap | Radio Show Contents | Scoop.it
A car that folds in half? Now that would make parallel parking a cinch, and it is exactly what researchers at the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology have achieved.
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Counting calories is 'virtually meaningless' because we all digest food differently

Counting calories is 'virtually meaningless' because we all digest food differently | Radio Show Contents | Scoop.it
Scientists at North Carolina State University have warned that the number of calories on nutritional labels can differ wildly from those we actually absorb.
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Want to be a music star? Get the look right first: Study suggests we primarily use visual information when judging performances

Want to be a music star? Get the look right first: Study suggests we primarily use visual information when judging performances | Radio Show Contents | Scoop.it
Scientists from University College London have found that audiences are more likely to be swayed by an artist’s looks and showmanship than their musical ability.
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