Human Nature

Bruce Jenner's Transition: How Many Americans Are Transgender?
Bruce Jenner
April 27th, 2015
By opening up on national television about identifying as transgender, Bruce Jenner has become one of a small percentage of people who identify with a gender that conflicts with the one they were assigned at birth.
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This Country Is the Happiest in the World
Adorable children drinking hot chocolate outdoors, spending good time on vacation in alpine mountains
April 24th, 2015
The happiest country in the world isn't in the tropics, and rather than sunshine and beautiful beaches it is known for snowy peaks and delicious chocolate.
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Most Interesting Science News Articles of the Week
loch ness monster
April 26th, 2015
The disappearance of Neanderthals, the sale of a flawless diamond and a strange link to leukemia are a few of the coolest stories in Science this week.
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The World's Happiest Countries (The List)
a woman smiling outdoors.
April 24th, 2015
Every year, the United Nations releases their world happiness report, with this year's index revealing changes in well-being for 158 countries. Here's a look at a list of the happiest and saddest countries.
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Why Beachgoers Let Sexual Assault Happen Right Before Their Eyes
Panama City, Florida
April 21st, 2015
A recent video of a sexual assault — on a crowded Florida beach, in broad daylight — raises a question: Why didn't one of the hundreds of bystanders step in to help the victim?
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Making Sense of Scents: Why Odors Spark Memory (Podcast)
April 17th, 2015
What makes scent such a powerful tool to "transport" you back in time?
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Wow! The Most Amazing Images in Science This Week
April 25th, 2015
Cute animals across the world, loved photos from the Hubble Space Telescope and celebrate our favorite planet are just a few of
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Having an 'Invisible' Body Could Reduce Social Anxiety
Invisible body illusion
April 23rd, 2015
Who hasn't dreamed of having an invisibility cloak like Harry Potter's? While these don't yet exist in reality, it is possible to give people the illusion that they're invisible, new research suggests.
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Most Interesting Science News Articles of the Week
Margaret Hamilton as the Wicked Witch of the West in "The Wizard of Oz" (1939).
April 19th, 2015
Theories and answers about Earth, poop and our health and even why humans have chins — here are some of the most interesting stories in Science.
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