ratings of dominance based on smell were only accurate when people were rating the smell of the opposite sex
younger children were more likely to hear absolutist statements about Pluto than older children
The cookies and yogurt were estimated to have significantly fewer calories when labeled “organic” and people were willing to pay up to 23.4% more for them.
Finding fossil vertebrates that died in the act of mating is pretty rare
Temporary celebrity is highly unusual and is to be found primarily in the bottom tiers of the fame hierarchy
In Mexico there weren’t enough residents exposed to the water to provide plausible statistics.
Imagine that you switch off the engines in a Boeing 747 mid-flight (don’t try this at home)
When this happens, the atomic spin of every atom on the planet should wobble very slightly.
Unfortunately the researchers don’t reveal whether Catholics or Protestants were the most angry or forgiving.
when water tries to squish you, all your inner juices simply go to the important part of your body
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for an animal that is destined to die soon after mating, better to get the loving while they can
In low enough doses, however, these same compounds are hours of pharmacological fun for our own species.
Why do pre-sperm cells need to be able to “taste” bitter compounds?
In prior pilot experiments each of the situations had been shown to elicit either shame — an emotion that tends to be condoned in Japan but condemned in America — or anger, an emotion that is condoned in America but condemned in Japan.