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New Study On Parental Happiness Shows The Third Time Isn’t The Charm

New Study On Parental Happiness Shows The Third Time Isn’t The Charm

According to an 18-year-long study on parental happiness, the birth of a third child child produces a “negligible” increase in the happiness of parents.
Everything You Ever Wanted To Know About Lemurs

Everything You Ever Wanted To Know About Lemurs

While lemurs are related to modern primates, they more closely resemble an older ancestor of primates which existed millions of years ago.
A Brief History Of Birth Control

A Brief History Of Birth Control

The history of birth control - from ancient herbal concoctions to vaginal glow sticks - will make you thankful for modern contraceptives.
How To Build A Rainwater Collection System In Your Backyard

How To Build A Rainwater Collection System In Your Backyard

How to simply and cheaply build a rainwater collection system out of everyday items you already have.
Powerful Images From Fast-Food Worker Strikes Across The United States

Powerful Images From Fast-Food Worker Strikes Across The United States

Two years of fast-food worker strikes have produced lots of controversy, and many powerful images.
Are You Smarter Than A Cetacean?

Are You Smarter Than A Cetacean?

Cetacean intelligence is an object of fascination among scientists. Their social complexity and methods of communications rival, or even outmatch, our own.
Innocent Mentally Handicapped Man Released From Prison After 31 Years

Innocent Mentally Handicapped Man Released From Prison After 31 Years

In 1983, Henry Lee McCollum and his half-brother, Leon Brown, were coerced by police into confessing to a crime they didn't commit.
4 Beautiful, Bizarre, And Disturbing Earth Origin Stories

4 Beautiful, Bizarre, And Disturbing Earth Origin Stories

For the longest time, people made sense of their existence through origin stories (and some of us still do). Here are the most interesting of them all.
5 Reasons Maria Mitchell Was A Total Bad Ass

5 Reasons Maria Mitchell Was A Total Bad Ass

"We especially need imagination in science. It is not all mathematics, nor all logic, but is somewhat beauty and poetry.” - Maria Mitchell