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December 20, 2014

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12:00 AM | Why a New Partner Boosts Your Sex Life
Arousal and desire would have evolved to promote the most successful mating strategy. So if having a novel sexual partner produced the greatest number of offspring who survive to procreate, then sexual desire and arousal should be greatest in these situations.

December 18, 2014

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5:00 PM | How Happiness Happens from the Inside-Out
How Happiness Happens from the Inside-Out [Article via Psychology Today. Click above for full post] Congratulations – You just got that job! You just got promoted! You just got married! Your kids got accepted into Harvard! What if I told... Read More ›

December 17, 2014

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12:15 AM | ‘Accounting’ for CIA Torture and Kidnapping – Accountants Reveal the Secret Business Behind Brutality by Raj Persaud and Peter Bruggen
Michele Chwastiak from the University of New Mexico, United States has just published an analysis exposing the aviation companies complicit in the CIA’s extraordinary rendition program. Aspects of CIA abduction and cruelty were revealed by mundane accounts which accidentally came to light, when two of the subcontractors for the CIA’s privatized rendition fights went to […]
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12:08 AM | Why the Funniest Comedians Die First by Raj Persaud and Adrian Furnham
A study about to be published in the ‘International Journal of Cardiology’ has found that the funniest comedians suffer dramatically reduced longevity, compared to their relatively less funny counterparts. The research, from the Australian Catholic University, Melbourne, Australia, analysed the life span of 53 male British comedians born between 1900 and 1954. A key finding […]

December 15, 2014

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1:08 PM | Does Desire for Revenge Explain CIA Practice of Severe Interrogation?
If torture, or 'severe interrogation', is so ineffective in gaining useful intelligence - as is widely believed - why did the CIA persist with it over such an extended period?

December 10, 2014

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9:10 PM | 'Accounting' for CIA Torture and Kidnapping - Accountants Reveal the Secret Business Behind Brutality
Michele Chwastiak from the University of New Mexico, United States has just published an analysis exposing the aviation companies complicit in the CIA's extraordinary rendition program.
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4:30 PM | Quote Therapy – by Maya Angelou
“Let’s tell the truth to people. When people ask, ‘How are you?’ have the nerve sometimes to answer truthfully. You must know, however, that people will start avoiding you because, they, too, have knees that pain them and heads that... Read More ›

December 04, 2014

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4:06 PM | ‘Don’t hate me because I’m beautiful’ – when beauty is bad for you Raj Persaud and Peter Bruggen
‘Don’t hate me because I’m beautiful’ – when beauty is bad for you   Raj Persaud and Peter Bruggen   Researchers based at the University of Colorado and the Illinois Institute of Technology have just published a study which examines what they describe as a ‘subtle form of sex discrimination’, occurring when attractive women are […]
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3:56 PM | Why the Funniest Comedians Die First
A study about to be published in the 'International Journal of Cardiology' has found that the funniest comedians suffer dramatically reduced longevity, compared to their relatively less funny counterparts.
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3:38 PM | Why the Funniest Comedians Die First
A study about to be published in the 'International Journal of Cardiology' has found that the funniest comedians suffer dramatically reduced longevity, compared to their relatively less funny counterparts.

December 02, 2014

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4:30 PM | Quote Therapy – by Steve Harvey
“Everything changes. You can participate in the change or you can react to the change. If you’re reacting to change, it’s too late. Since you know change is coming, why don’t you be a participant in it and get ahead... Read More ›

December 01, 2014

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3:55 PM | 'Don't Hate Me Because I'm Beautiful' - When Beauty Is Bad for You
Researchers based at the University of Colorado and the Illinois Institute of Technology have just published a study which examines what they describe as a 'subtle form of sex discrimination', occurring when attractive women are discriminated against in job interviews, because they are pretty.

November 27, 2014

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10:37 PM | Charles Manson’s Marriage – why women marry murderers Raj Persaud and Peter Bruggen
Charles Manson’s Marriage – why women marry murderers   Raj Persaud and Peter Bruggen   Notorious murderer Charles Manson is  80 years old and in a Californian state prison for a series of killings (by members of a cult/commune ‘Manson Family’), yet he has recently been granted a marriage license to wed 26 year old […]
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8:37 AM | Charles Manson's Marriage - Why Women Marry Murderers
Notorious murderer Charles Manson is 80 years old and in a Californian state prison for a series of killings (by members of a cult/commune 'Manson Family'), yet he has recently been granted a marriage license to wed 26 year old Afton Burton.

November 26, 2014

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7:39 AM | Watch “Cowards and Cowardice – Chris Walsh bravely discu…” on YouTube
Cowards and Cowardice – Chris Walsh bravely discusses his new book with Raj Persaud: http://youtu.be/LGkTJSnxc1w From Princeton press website Coward. It’s a grave insult, likely to provoke anger, shame, even violence. But what exactly is cowardice? When terrorists are called cowards, does it mean the same as when the term is applied to soldiers? And […]

November 25, 2014

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4:30 PM | Learning to Tolerate Life’s Uncertainty
Learning to Tolerate Life’s Uncertainty  [Article via Psychology Today. Click above for full post] I’m going to propose something a little radical: I want you to stop trying to find the answers to all your burning questions. Stop trying to... Read More ›

November 20, 2014

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6:00 PM | Quote Therapy – from “Bridesmaids”
“You’re your problem and you’re also your solution.” Megan, quote from “Bridesmaids,” the movie
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