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Why You Lose Hope Half-Way Through Your Resolution

Have you made a New Year’s resolution this year? It feels good doesn’t it? You probably feel full of hope and determination. Unfortunately, that’s going to change. And there’s nothing you can do about it… A Resolution In Two Acts Think back to the last time you

Why You Should Not Drive Your Kids To School

It’s that time of year again! The traffic levels always rise when kids go back to school. Considering the amount of traffic on our roads, it’s understandable that parents want to drive their kids to school. It’s quicker and easier. Plus, it’s safer than cycling and walking,

Male Geeks Can Thank Their Dads

Did you know that psychologists can test how much of a geek you are? Or that the fathers of male geeks tend to share a certain characteristic? Inventing a Geek Index Researchers at New King’s College, London and The Seaver Autism Center for Research and Treatment, Mount Sinai

You Smell Like A Dog, Claims Neuroscientist

It’s a well accepted fact that certain animals, like dogs and rodents, have an excellent sense of smell. Humans, not so much. But according to one neuroscientist, our sense of smell is much much better than we think. We may all smell like dogs, or even rats…