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Photos that changed the world: + Matching the new sidepane pic, some facts about kissing: In a 2007 study published in the journal Evolutionary Psychology, a team of researchers led by psychologist Susan Hughes examined gender differences in kissing among college students and the evolutionary foundations for those differences. What they found indicates that kissing…

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He is only a journalist, but still, there are a few good points in there (and some totally stupid ones): +  The downside to being bilingual: Bilinguals’ virtually doubled processing load could lead to general difficulty producing all word forms or to difficulty only in specific conditions. In Experiment 1, bilinguals and monolinguals completed diaries…

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Dean Kamen is a badass inventor: + How Many People Have Ever Lived On Earth? Year Population Births per 1,000 Births Between Benchmarks 50,000 B.C. 2 – – 8000 B.C. 5,000,000 80 1,137,789,769 1 A.D. 300,000,000 80 46,025,332,354 1200 450,000,000 60 26,591,343,000 1650 500,000,000 60 12,782,002,453 1750 795,000,000 50 3,171,931,513 1850 1,265,000,000 40 4,046,240,009 1900…

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