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Casual Sex May Be Improving America’s Marriages

Illustration by Federica Bordoni

One-night stands and friends with benefits are just what your brain ordered.

By Helen Fisher

An American man and a French woman meet on a train in Eastern Europe. 548 more words


Wisdom Does Not Come Just from Reading Books

 by Waking Times

Video - Just because one reads many books, it does not make them wise. Best-selling author and inspirational speaker, Nathan Crane discusses… 36 more words


Civilisation does NOT need faith in God: Belief in supreme being doesn't play a role in forming complex societies, study finds

Islam is often seen as having been a civilising influence on Arab culture in the past and millions now make the pilgrimage to Mecca, shown above, every year. 568 more words


What Scares The New Atheists

By majestic

“The vocal fervour of today’s missionary atheism conceals a panic that religion is not only refusing to decline – but in fact flourishing,” 476 more words


Scientists warn over-use of modern technology may be linked to memory loss and depression

Source: Daily Mail

Can’t recall a friend’s phone number? Press the speed dial on your mobile. Don’t know the way to their house? Use a satnav. 180 more words


6 Ways to Humiliate Yourself in Europe

by SmarterTravel

The consequences of looking like a tourist in a foreign place can range from serious (becoming a target for theft and scams) to humorous (awkwardness, frustration, public embarrassment). 591 more words


We Give Up Our Data Too Cheaply

by Bruce Schneier

Our data has enormous value when we put it all together. Our movement records help with urban planning. Our financial records enable the police to detect and prevent money laundering. 487 more words