After New York Republican gubernatorial hopeful Rob Astorino announced his plan to save us all from Ebola, we were curious whether he'd get any traction with this whole banning-all-travel-from-West-Africa thing. Turns out the response to his words might be...biological. Astorino spoke only a day be ... More >>
Cornell University's Jeffrey Hancock, along with Michael Woodworth of the University of British Columbia, have been studying how convicted killers (including 18 "certified psychopaths") speak, in hopes of helping detectives identify suspects via social media, online postings, texts, and, of c ... More >>
According to science -- it's always according to science -- women are significantly less sexually attracted to "happy guys" than they are to men who swagger, brood, or are generally bad news. This is unfortunate, as happy guys seem way more fun to hang out with than swaggering broodsters with ... More >>
Here's a bit of fascinating scientific fodder for your brain today. People who believe in God are more likely to cheat on tests. Counterintuitive, right? This goes for people who believe God is a caring, forgiving God. Those who believe that God is mean and punishing are too scared of going t ... More >>
A groundbreaking new study has determined that the happiness of the person you are married to is linked to your own happiness, reports the Wall Street Journal. That means that if the person you're married to is always complaining and nagging and annoyed and depressed, you probably will be, to ... More >>
In a new study, researchers at McGill University and the University of British Columbia have found that mice show pain through their facial expressions. For real!
Big beer companies and small craft brewers are teaming up to change a range of federal tax laws. Associations representing both groups have joined forces to introduce the Brewers Excise and Economic Relief Act (yes, the BEER Act), which would return federal excise taxes on beer to pre-1991 levels, f ... More >>
A Long Island Family's Nightmare Struggle With Porn, Pedophilia, and Public Hysteria