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Study: Naps ARE Good For You!
Here in South Texas, the concept of the siesta is not unfamiliar. Most of us know how brief, refreshing "power nap" (if one has the ability to take one) can give you that little "re-charge" of our internal batteries to get through the remainder of a tough work day.
Now, researcher…
Study: Drummers Are ‘Natural Intellectuals’
I love it when science and medicine confirm something I've known most of my life! I hate to brag, but hey...this was a scientific study, and who am I to argue with scientists; especially when their conclusions serve to boost my ego a little? If you know (or are yourself) a drummer, this will ma…
Almost Impossible Trivia For 12/4/13
Congratulations to Misty Garcia of Port Lavaca! She knew the answer to today’s Almost Impossible Trivia Question, and won a couple of yummy Jack In The Box tacos!
Q:  What subject did Trace Adkins study when he was enrolled at Louisiana Tech University?
Can Wasting Time Online Improve Employee Productivity?
In a study that anyone who works in an office will heartily embrace, researchers found that spending small parts of the day wasting time on the Internet makes workers more productive because it acts to mentally refresh them.
“Browsing the Internet serves an important restorative function,&Close…
Study Finds Decreased Social Media Use Among Many Younger People
A study by technology research firm Gartner, which recently surveyed 6,295 people between the ages of 13 and 74, reveals almost a quarter of 18- to 29-year-olds use social networking sites like Facebook and Twitter less than when they first signed up for the services, with many saying the services s…
Good Looking People Are More Selfish — Study
Attractive people are less likely to cooperate with others, and more likely to focus on their own interest, according to a new study
Spanish researchers had volunteers participate in “Prisoner’s Dilemma“-type games and found that those with the most symmetrical facial features generally took the sel…
Study Reveals Head Trauma May Increase Likelihood of Alzheimer’s
Alzheimer’s disease has long been a medical mystery, but new research may point to at least one cause for the debilitating condition.
After a study involving 300,000 veterans aged 55 and up, scientists at the University of California-San Francisco learned that older people who’ve experienced a trauma…
Red Wine May Have Similar Health Benefits As Exercise
If you've been knocking yourself out at the gym lately, you may not want to read this.
A new study suggests that knocking back a glass of red wine could have similar health benefits to that of working out, in terms of maintaining muscle mass and bone strength.
America’s Obesity Rate Continues To Skyrocket
Americans keep getting fatter and fatter.
The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation's annual state-by-state report on the obesity epidemic has revealed that between 2008 and 2010, 16 states had what was described as a steep increases in their adult obesity rate.
New Study Says Men Value Cuddling More Than Women Do
Who says men don't like to cuddle? Not the Kinsey Institute.
The group that studies human sexuality recently asked 1,009 heterosexual middle-aged and older couples in long-term relationships about how satisfied they are with their relationships and sex lives. The results may surprise you.
Women Drivers Are More Likely Than Men to Cause Traffic Accidents
A new study suggests that women are more likely than men to cause traffic accidents.
Researchers from the University of Michigan analyzed at 6.5 million car crashes. They also calculated, based on the number of miles men and women drive, that if all things were equal, male-to-male crashes would acco…

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