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13 Things We Bet You Didn’t Know About the Common Cold
Your sniffles and coughs are more complicated than you thought.
This Is Why You Should Call Your Mom More Often
50 Everyday Mistakes—and How to Fix Them
6 Annoying Speaking Habits You Have, According to Science
Here’s Why You Scratch Yourself When You’re Stressed
Your Brain Does a Very Strange Thing When You Sleep in a New Place
14 Survival Mnemonics That Could Save You From Big Trouble
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Uh Oh. Research Shows Death Has a Thing for Birthdays.
Happy deathday to you.
What’s the Best Valentine’s Gift, According to Science?
The science is in: Price matters less than memories.
5 Pet Peeves That Are Totally Justified, According to Science
Here's the reason why annoying things are so annoying, and why your survival could depend on them.
8 Reasons Video Games Might Just Be Better for You Than Books
When we play games, we devote a special quality of mental attention that activities like...
6 Phrases Guaranteed to Make Any Argument Worse
You may think you're helping—but you're just screwing things up more.
The Brilliant Reason Wet Fingers Prune Up (and 6 Other Secrets About Your Sense of Touch)
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