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Practice Makes Perfect: Learning By Taking Practice Tests Found To Protect Memory Against Stress

Learning by taking practice tests is a strategy known as retrieval practice. It was found to protect memory against the negative effects of stress.

Life & Style November 28, 2016

Black Friday History: What Was It All About Before Black Friday Turned Into A Shopping Phenomenon

Black Friday is a huge shopping phenomenon in our day and age, but the history behind the term is not what you might think. Many Black Friday myths try to depict how it all started, but what's the real story behind Black Friday?

Life & Style November 25, 2016

Black Friday Store Hours 2016: Opening And Closing Times For Walmart, Target, Best Buy, Staples, Kohl's, JCPenney, KMart, Lowe's, Macy's And More

There’s always a mad dash for stores when Thanksgiving Day and Black Friday come around because of the awesome holiday deals they bring. Make sure you know those store hours so you don’t miss out on anything!

Life & Style November 25, 2016

Hatchimals Are The Hottest Toys This Holiday Season: What Are They And Where Can You Buy Them

Hatchimals from Canadian company Spin Master are the hottest must-have toy this holiday season. There are five types of Hatchimals — magical creatures that hatch from an egg — which are in high demand with holiday shoppers.

Life & Style November 25, 2016

President-Elect Donald Trump Issues Thanksgiving Message To Nation Via YouTube: Watch And Read Full Transcript Here [Video]

President-Elect Donald Trump has recorded a Thanksgiving message to U.S. citizens. The statement, which calls for healing the recent divisiveness in the country, was issued via his transition team’s YouTube channel.

Life & Style November 24, 2016

Thanksgiving Day 2016 Closing Hours: What's Open? What's Closed? Stores, Banks, Post Office, Target, Walmart, Best Buy And More

So what's open, and what's closed this Thanksgiving Day 2016? Here are the schedules of the banks, post office, stores and retailers such as Target, Walmart and Best Buy.

Life & Style November 24, 2016

Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade 2016: What Time, Route, Performers Line-Up, Where To Watch

Macy’s Thanskgiving Day Parade 2016 is upon us! Here’s how and where you can watch the parade and who will be performing in the annual event.

Life & Style November 23, 2016

Thanksgiving Day 2016 Origin: History Of Thanksgiving, What Is It All About And How Do People Celebrate

Thanksgiving Day is one of the most-awaited days of the year for many families. Let's checkout what this historic day is all about.

Life & Style November 23, 2016

Researchers Discover How To Recondition The Brain And Remove Specific Fears

Researchers have discovered a way to remove specific fears from the brain. The scientists employed a new technique in their research, which could become useful in treating patients with different traumas.

Life & Style November 24, 2016

Researchers Can Create A Sketch Of Your Lifestyle From The Molecules You Leave On Your Phone

A new study has said molecular traces found in the mobile phones can lead to personality profiling of the users to define personality traits including gender. They are useful not only in forensics but also for medical and environmental purposes.

Life & Style November 22, 2016

Kanye West Meltdown: Google, Facebook And Mark Zuckerberg Lied To You, Fake News Make People Feel They Lost

Another concert, another Kanye West meltdown. This time, the rapper went off about Beyonce, Jay-Z, the internet, the radio and how Facebook and Google lied to you, among other things.

Life & Style November 20, 2016

Dealing With Unruly Hair? Researchers Have Identified Gene Mutations You Can Blame For ‘Uncombable Hair Syndrome’

Researchers have found the three genes responsible for hair tangling in children. The genetic interaction causing this phenomenon was also identified.

Life & Style November 18, 2016

Sweden Now Has A Hotline Women Can Call To Report ‘Mansplaining’ Incidents In The Workplace

A Swedish company opened a hotline for a week in order to raise awareness about gender equality at the workplace. The project was highly successful.

Life & Style November 18, 2016

Australian Woman Gives Birth To Twin Girls Conceived 10 Days Apart

After undertaking hormonal treatment in order to be able to conceive, a woman from Australia got pregnant twice only ten days apart. The condition is called superfetation.

Life & Style November 17, 2016

What Are 'Ghost Gun' Kits And Why Are Florida Law Enforcers Worried About Them?

The increasing number of companies involved in the business of 'ghost gun' kits worries law enforcement representatives and human rights activists in Florida. The concerns are related to the lack of traceability of the guns.

Life & Style November 14, 2016

Nostradamus Predictions: Did The French Prophet Predict Donald Trump 2016 US Presidential Election Victory Would Lead To World War 3?

Nostradamus followers believe that the 16th century prophet predicted Donald Trump's win long ago and that the 'great shameless, audacious bawler' would wreak havoc in the world. The prophet reportedly foresaw that Trump's presidency would be the beginning of World War III.

Life & Style November 11, 2016

US Election Results: How Did Trump Win And How Did Clinton Lose

A number of factors contributed to the election of Donald Trump in the United States. How exactly did he win and how did Hillary Clinton lose?

Life & Style November 10, 2016

Hillary Clinton Presidential Concession Speech: 'This Is Painful, And It Will Be For A Long Time' [Read Full Transcript Here]

Hillary Clinton has conceded defeat in the 2016 U.S. presidential election. Trump emerged victorious in a shocking upset of Clinton, who was expected to win.

Life & Style November 9, 2016

Donald Trump Becomes 45th President Of the United States: 'You Will Be So Proud Of Your President' [Read Full Transcript Of Victory Speech]

Donald Trump is now the 45th president of the United States, winning over his Democratic rival Hillary Clinton. As such, the Republican candidate has delivered his presidential acceptance speech.

Life & Style November 9, 2016

Election Day 2016 Referendums: Here Are The Issues Voters In Different States Will Be Voting On

Election season is nothing less than stressful, but it is finally here! Aside from voting a new president, American voters in different states will also cast their ballot on various issues such as gun control and legalizing marijuana.

Life & Style November 8, 2016

Election Day 2016: Where Do I Vote Today, Predictions And How To Know Presidential Election Results

It’s been a stressful election season but Election Day 2016 is finally upon us! Here’s how you can find your polling place, learn about predictions and find out who will be the 45th president of the United States.

Life & Style November 8, 2016

Never Bury Your Deceased Loved Ones Again: Turn Them Into A Shiny Diamond

Algordanza is a Swiss company that specializes in turning deceased loved ones into diamonds, a service that begins at $5,000 and can go as high as $20,000. It's one of the many strange services out there, and it seems to have found its niche.

Life & Style November 14, 2016

Math Abilities Are Not Innate: New Theory May Help In Identifying, Teaching Students With Math Learning Disabilities

Information on how humans first learn math could help treat children with learning disabilities, suggest researchers. The sense of number alongside the sense of magnitude enables people to make better decisions.

Life & Style November 4, 2016

Killer Clown Purge Night May Not Be Hoax: How To Stay Safe This Halloween

The scariest night of the year might just get scarier if the purported killer clown purge turns out to be real. Here's how to stay safe this Halloween.

Life & Style October 31, 2016

The Weeknd And Daft Punk’s ‘Starboy’ Remains US Spotify Streaming Chart No. 1 While The Chainsmokers’ ‘Closer’ Reigns Globally

The Weeknd’s smash hit ‘Starboy’ has retained the top position on Spotify’s U.S. Streaming Chart for a second week. Runner-up ‘Closer’ by The Chainsmokers is still on top globally, however.

Life & Style October 30, 2016

Killer Clown Purge Night Map: Rumored Areas Where Attacks Will Happen

Even with Halloween around the corner, the killer clown purge night has yet to be confirmed. If it turns out to be more than just a bizarre rumor, the burning question is, where will the attacks happen?

Life & Style October 29, 2016

Starbucks Secret Menu: What's In The Franken Frappuccino Beverage Available This Halloween

It's time to refrain from ordering yet another Pumpkin Spice Latte at Starbucks. New secret Halloween menu items include the Franken Frapp and Jack-o-ccino, which join the popular Frappula.

Life & Style October 28, 2016

Starbucks Is Bringing Back Its Halloween Frappula Frappuccino For A Limited-Time: Here’s What Is In Bloody Good Treat

Starbucks announced the return of its popular Halloween-inspired beverage, the Frappula Frappuccino that will be available until Nov. 1.

Life & Style October 27, 2016

Illinois Man Marries Woman He Saved As Liver Donor

An ex-marine officer from Illinois got married this month to the woman to whom he donated his liver. After agreeing to undergo the procedure without previously knowing the woman, the man fell in love, and remains healthy today, as well as his wife.

Life & Style October 29, 2016

Killer Clown 'Purge Night' Rumored To Take Place Right Before Halloween - But Is It Real?

Individuals who are part of the creepy clown craze are rumored to carry out a purge night right before Halloween, and regardless of whether or not it's real, the bizarre trend and news of the event already have victims.

Life & Style October 25, 2016

Love At First Sight: Autistic Boy Instantly Bonds, Snuggles With Service Dog He Just Met

An autistic child shared a warm bonding moment with a service dog he just met. The 5-year-old boy, who lives in Japan, flew to Ohio to meet the autism assistance dog Tornado.

Life & Style October 21, 2016

Mars Chocolate Will Launch Caramel M&M's To The Delight Of Candy Lovers Everywhere This Spring

Candy company Mars Chocolate announced the spring release of a new flavor, creamy and smooth caramel M&M's.

Life & Style October 18, 2016

Parental Smartphone Use Affects Kids: Here’s How Plugged-In Parenting May Cause Tension In The Family

Digital connectivity of parents and caregivers during family time could be associated with cognitive and emotional tension. In a recent study, researchers found fewer interactions and less quality time spent among subjects and their children.

Life & Style October 18, 2016

Americans Are Empathetic: US Ranks In Top 10 Countries With Most Empathy

Tensions are high in the United States right now because of the elections, but while it may appear that everyone’s retreated to their own sides, a study has ranked the country as one of the most empathetic in the world.

Life & Style October 17, 2016

And Then There Were Two: Rare Surgery Successfully Separates Conjoined Twins

Anias and Jadon McDonald are twins conjoined at the head, a condition so rare that it happens one in a million. On Oct. 14 they were separated after a nearly day-long operation at a New York children’s hospital.

Life & Style October 15, 2016

San Antonio Police Under Scrutiny For Wearing Donald Trump 'Make America Great Again' Caps While In Uniform

A number of San Antonio Police Department officers who were seen wearing hats with Donald Trump's campaign motto 'Make America Great Again' will be facing disciplinary actions for failing to adhere to the department's policies.

Life & Style October 13, 2016

Batman Is Now Saving Kids In The UK From The Creepy Killer Clowns Roaming Around The Cities

A local costume company in Cumbria, UK has someone dressed as Batman protecting the streets against creepy clowns to help ease fears of young children.

Life & Style October 12, 2016

Girls Do 160 Million More Hours Of Household Chores Than Boys: Gender Disparities Start Young, Says UNICEF Report

Female children do 160 million more hours of housework everyday than males in their age group, reported UNICEF. ahead of the International Day of the Girl. Household chores include fetching water and collecting firewood.

Life & Style October 11, 2016

These Creepy Clowns Are Now A Security Concern: The Bizarre Trend Is Spreading To Canada, UK And Australia

'Creepy clowns' are often seen waiting outside schools, wielding a knife, threatening children and chasing them down the street. The social media fad is now sweeping across the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom and Australia.

Life & Style October 9, 2016

Nobel Peace Laureate Desmond Tutu Celebrates 85th Birthday, Shares Insights On ‘Dignified Assisted Death’

Desmond Tutu, Nobel Peace laureate and archbishop emeritus of Cape Town, has called for laws that facilitating assisted death for the terminally ill. Tutu, who turned 85 on Oct. 7, is battling prostate cancer and said he would take that option at the right time.

Life & Style October 8, 2016

There Are Finally Interracial Couple Emojis Thanks to The 'Love-Moji' App

Love-Moji brings ways to express interracial heterosexual and same-sex relationships via emojis to iOS and social media users.

Life & Style October 5, 2016

What Is It With This Creepy Clown Craze? Unmasking The Scary Trend

As the number of creepy clown sightings increases across the United States, here’s a look of the current trend and how social media has made it even more scary.

Life & Style October 3, 2016

Want To Stand Out In A Crowd? Researchers Say Attractiveness Depends On Who You’re With

People are often judged in relation to others. In terms of attractiveness though, researchers have found that how people see you will depend on who you’re with.

Life & Style October 3, 2016

Why Was 'Pokémon GO' So Popular? Researchers Attribute It To People Unleashing Their Inner Hunters

A new case study by researcher Vladimir Dinets explained the inner hunter as a primary cause for the success of 'Pokémon GO.' The researcher said that the mobile game drives people to exercise their evolutionary instincts.

Life & Style October 4, 2016

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