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What happens to your body when you’re stressed – and how breathing can help

Stress is great. It makes us faster, stronger, more agile and our brains have better recall and flexibility. That’s why people are willing to put...
The Wizard of Oz is the most 'influential' film of all time, study says

The Wizard of Oz is the most ‘influential’ film of all time, study says

The Wizard of Oz, followed by Star Wars and Psycho, is identified as the most influential film of all time in a study published...
Can Superman trigger heroic helping in people

Can Superman trigger heroic helping in people?

Might people be more likely to help a stranger or donate money immediately after watching the latest Marvel film? Heroes demonstrate extraordinary courage, go to...
Sharing your #shopping on social media can damage your health and your wallet

Sharing your #shopping on social media can damage your health and your wallet

Posting images on social media when we buy new clothes, eat out or purchase the latest gadget may seem harmless enough. But this consumption-oriented sharing...
Why is this line so long

Why is this line so long

Warning: After reading this article, you will never again stand in a line without thinking about how to make your wait time shorter. And...

Violent crime rates rise in warmer winters

Study uncovers surprisingly strong link between climate and U.S. crime rates As global temperatures climb, warmer winters in parts of the country may set the...
Fear makes people to think donating blood will make others faint

Fear makes people to think donating blood will make others faint

A new study showed that people who are afraid to have their blood drawn believe more people faint or have other symptoms than what...

Our pain can be a self-fulfilling prophecy

Expect a shot to hurt and it probably will, even if the needle poke isn't really so painful. Brace for a second shot and you'll...

Why some people overeat when they’re upset

The idea of eating a tub of ice cream to cope with being upset has become a bit cliche. Though some might not need a...
Why your number of romantic partners mirrors your mother

Why your number of romantic partners mirrors your mother

Moms may pass on relationship skills, other key characteristics A new national study shows that people whose mothers had more partners - married or cohabiting...