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Learn the drums and break a sweat (and some hearts)

While most teenagers dream of being a lead guitarist, a high paid electro DJ or a singer dancing around on the stage Mick Jagger style, a smarter approach …

The engagement ring – Where it all began

In today’s society, it is traditional for a couple in love to get engaged, with a goal of getting married, as a way for them to show how committed they …

6 ways colleges can reduce garbage at football games

A new study suggests ways college sporting venues could exceed the standards of “zero-waste” operations and achieve greater environmental benefits. The …

4 Key Reasons to Have Your Car Detailed Before a Big Date

After being out of the dating game for a time, you want your first attempt at going out with someone new to be successful. Along with paying attention to your …

These other factors sway who seems ‘too fat’

Gender, race, and age influence our perceptions of people as “too fat” or “thin enough,” research shows. “It looks like obesity is in the eye of the …

5 Awesome Cars That Might Surprise You

When you’re thinking about purchasing a new car, it can be tempting to stick with what you know. If you have always gone with a certain make of car and been …

To experience beauty, you’ll have to think

In order to experience beauty, we must think, a new study suggests, confirming the 18th-century idea of Immanuel Kant’s about the relationship between beauty …

Nice clothes could get you better restaurant service

Restaurant servers believe well-dressed customers are most likely to leave good tips, research shows. This judgment could result in better service for those …

Here’s why your dart game will suffer if you throw fast

The act of throwing—whether it’s a dart at a board or a ball of paper into a wastebasket—involves a complex trade-off between speed and accuracy. Humans …

Mindfulness may not work as well for men

Mindfulness courses have less effect on the attitudes and emotions of men than on those of women, new research suggests. In a study of a scholarly course on …