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New theory tries to define where black holes don't exist

The quintessential feature of a black hole is its “point of no return,” or what is more technically called its event horizon, yes just like… 1,577 more words

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Same sex relationships and stress: A new perspective

Studies of stress and its effects on health have typically focused on the worries of an individual: money, love, health, work. When we turn our attention on relationship stress, the focus is generally on your typical couple.  540 more words

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Mental illness treatment, there's NOT an app for that

It’s more socially acceptable to talk about mental illness, which is important since the number of people who have it — or should we say, are getting treatment for mental illness — has steadily increased over the years. 546 more words

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Political gridlock: Blame the men

It feels like the government moves at a snails pace sometimes, it takes forever for any change to come about and even then it is typically not even “change.” This couldn’t be more evident than during the political gridlock that led to the 2013 US federal government shutdown, the leading voices for compromise were the handful of female U.S. 651 more words

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Lucid dreaming: The similarities between dreaming and wakefulness

To control one’s dreams and to live out there what is impossible in real life — a truly tempting idea. Some people — so-called lucid dreamers — can do this. 355 more words

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Mothers don't speak clearly to their babies

People have a distinctive way of talking to babies and small children: We speak more slowly, using a sing-song voice, and tend to use cutesy words like “tummy”. 446 more words

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Belief's effect on biochemistry in cases of addiction

Ever wonder what makes people susceptible to addiction? Think about it, some people can stop addictive painkillers without a problem and others, well others are not so lucky. 669 more words

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