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Men’s beards carry more harmful germs than dog fur: study

Who let the beards out? Woof! A new study which sampled men’s beards found more harmful bacteria in human whiskers than in dog fur. “The researchers found a significantly higher bacterial load in specimens taken from the men’s beards compared

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Dogs, Like People, Tend to Stay Away from ‘Nasty’ People Who ‘Behave Negatively’: Study

Dogs really are man’s best friend. Researchers from Japan’s Kyoto University have found that dogs “are extremely sensitiveto social signals from humans,” and quickly learn to “stop trusting” people who “behave negatively” towards their owners. As part of the study,

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Heavy Facebook users make bad choices

A recent study from Michigan State University suggests Facebook might be having more of an impact on our lives than simply making us less socially capable. With several departments contributing to the research, the results suggest some slightly worrying trends.

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Men, Being Bald Makes You Sexier—According to Science

Depending on your genetics, going bald may be inevitable. There are ways to slow the progression, but you may just want to embrace it. Being bald may actually be a good thing Put down the phone if you’re Googling cutting-edge balding

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Life’s Simple 7 Good For Heart And Preventing Diabetes Study Finds

There are a set of behaviors that have been known to improve cardiovascular health and reduce the risk of heart related issues such as heart attack and heart disease. They are known as “Life’s Simple 7”, you are likely familiar

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You should eat six french fries per serving Harvard professor says

A new recommendation from a Harvard professor has many calling for the cancellation of the Ivy League. The professor, Eric Rimm, says the perfect amount of fries you should eat with your meal should be around six according to the

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Five habits that annoy your spouse the most according to science

Your partner is not alone with their pet peeves, studies suggest. Marriage is often an exercise in tolerating whatever habits annoy you about your spouse. Still, there are scientific reasons that some pet peeves feel like nails on the chalkboard

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Lunchtime Trivia Monday, December 3

Thanks for joining us to play Lunchtime Trivia with our Question for the day: According to this scientific study doing this can boost your memory, improve cognitive ability and recall. What is it?   The answer must have been an

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Lunchtime Trivia Friday, November 30

In Lunchtime Trivia Today we touched on a subject that always has many asking questions: the topic of health. This afternoon we posed the following puzzler: This research found that having this can help ward off disease including possibly even

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Study: Our smiles and frowns do not actually reflect our feelings

Before you go reading too much into your boss’s face for clues, know this — that smile or frown doesn’t actually mean what you think it means. Too many of us are taught that our facial expressions are mirrors of

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Lunchtime Trivia Tuesday, July 10

Q: 95% of us are doing this incorrectly.  What could it be? A: Washing our hands properly. Only 5% do it correctly.   Source article Image credit.  Pexels.com  

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Lunchtime Trivia Thursday, June 14

Q: We have all heard about a number of scams that are circulating.  According to this study, these people are more likely to fall for the scam than others.  Who are they? A: Optimists. The study surveyed 500 adults over

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Lunchtime Trivia Wednesday, June 13

Q: A number of studies are finding that the more you do this, the more money you make in your career.  What is it? A: Exercise. Health care costs aren’t the only way physical activity is a benefit. People who work out

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Lunchtime Trivia Thursday, May 31

Our Lunchtime Trivia Question Today took us on a trip around the world and around the answer quite a few times before it was landed upon!   The Question this afternoon was: Around the world, 7 out of 10 people

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Lunchtime Trivia Thursday, May 17

Q: This research says that if you do not enjoy this, it is most likely your parents’ fault.  What is it? A:  Exercise Researchers from VU University in Amsterdam looked at why some people find exercise unpleasant and unrewarding, while

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