Schools with stronger academic emphasis seemed to discourage harmful allianc
Schools that offer students more choices like a variety of elective courses, are flexible with how to complete requirements, offer a bigger range of potential friends, a not so rigid seating assignment structure are more likely to be rank-ordered and cliquish.
It's a way to help high-risk cats find new homes
Cat got your tongue? It just might, at the brand new Cat Town Cafe in Oakland, Calif. It's a first for cats.
Budget cuts catch up with vet care for vets' pets
Military veterinary clinics all over the world are having to cut back services that they offer to privately owned pets so they can save some money.
Filmmaker plans to feed himself to an anaconda, hopes to be regurgitated
Would you lather yourself up in pig's blood, hoping to persuade an anaconda to swallow you and regurgitate you? I can think of things I would rather do but there is always that one person who wants to be the first.
Good deeds don't mean the food is any healthier than the other guy's
Gee, isn't it great that some companies donate some of their profits to charity, help find homes for lost dogs, support recycling efforts and use energy-saving LED light bulbs in their factories?
Technology continues to give parents an upper hand
Hyundai is stepping up with an app that allows parents to monitor how their teen drivers are operating the vehicle – in particular, how fast they're going.
It's taking longer for kids to grow up, not to mention find a job
The 20's are really a time for growth. One-third of people in their 20's move to a new residence every year. Forty percent move back home with their parents at least once. They go through an average of seven jobs in their 20's, more job changes than in any other stretch.
Security researchers say they’ve discovered a vulnerability in Apple’s software that hackers could use to steal sensitive information from iPhones or iPads, by tricking device owners into downloading a malicious app.
McDonald’s is recalling a Hello Kitty-themed whistle given to children in Happy Meals, citing a chance they could choke on some of its parts.
Money-saving tips from history don't always work today
Not all of the thriftiness advice from history still works today, so ideas that were perfectly sensible and helpful before the Industrial Revolution (and even during the Depression and other hard times afterwards) can be downright counterproductive in 21st-century America.
Algorithms produce search results based on users' profiles and past activity
What you pay for an online purchase may be different – higher or lower – than what someone else pays, according to researchers at Northeastern University.
Though many GM truck owners say there ought to be
ConsumerAffairs reported hearing from many GM truck owners who complained that, compared to their other vehicles, GM trucks seemed unusually prone to having their brake-line systems rust or corrode.
If you have a disability you are even more likely to be malnourished
People need a certain number of calories each day to survive. But they need to be the right kind of calories and many U.S. adults apparently aren't getting them. And it turns out that Americans with some kind of physical disability are even more likely to be malnourished.
Defendants 'used nearly every trick in the book,' FTC charges
A U.S. district court judge has issued an order that temporarily stops pitches for green coffee bean extract and other Pure Simple dietary supplements.
Scamming you is more a matter of psychology than technology
Information is power and, when it comes to the criminal underground, it might as well be gold. Scammers who pick up chuncks of information about you can quickly pick your pocket.