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Elin Nordegren Gives Graduation Speech, Takes Jabs at Tiger Woods

Elin Nordegren Gives Graduation Speech, Takes Jabs at Tiger Woods

By Kimberly Ripley May 11, 2014

Elin Nordegren graduated with a 3.96 GPA from Rollins College’s Hamilton Holt School in Winter Park, Florida this weekend. During her commencement address she managed to get in a few jabs at her ex-husband Tiger Woods. It took Elin nine …

Study: Nose Shows Lying By its Temperature Study: Nose Shows Lying By its Temperature

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A new study has identified a “Pinocchio effect” that can be used to tell if a person is lying. Though the nose of fibbers doesn’t actually grow, the temperature rises around the nose and the orbital muscle in the inner …

Apes Like SlapStick Humor, Says Researcher Apes Like SlapStick Humor, Says Researcher

A new study recently published in the journal Evolution & Human Behavior shows that laughter plays an important role in primate social bonding. Researchers formed “laughter groups” of people to demonstrate that laughter can increase the size of the social …

Your Favorite TV Show Has Restorative Properties Your Favorite TV Show Has Restorative Properties

The human psyche can only handle so much before it just shuts down. Our minds are not meant to be constantly firing at full power and we often find ourselves losing the drive to actually get anything done. The only …

Study Confirms That Music Is Brain Fuel Study Confirms That Music Is Brain Fuel

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Music is extremely important to the development of young children. Research has proven again and again that music education helps young children succeed. Parents take this as an excuse to shove their children into music classes for the next 10 …

Cure Your Arachnophobia With Sleep Cure Your Arachnophobia With Sleep

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You’re probably afraid of spiders. You may argue that it’s a perfectly rational fear, but it’s strictly irrational unless your’re staring a Black Widow or Brown Recluse in the face. Most spiders are harmless heroes who only want to protect …

Israel Invents Weed Without The Stoner Effect Israel Invents Weed Without The Stoner Effect

Israeli scientists have cultivated a Marijuana plant that doesn’t get people high when they smoke it. No, it is not some form of inhumane torture, it’s an effort to deliver the medicinal soothing effects of marijuana to patients struggling with …

Don't Check Your Email While Reading This Don't Check Your Email While Reading This
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Are you one of those types that has a strict policy of not checking your work email when you’re not at work? If you are, good on you because you’re doing you and your heart a huge favor. In fact, …

A Facebook Visit Kills Your Ability To Stay Focused A Facebook Visit Kills Your Ability To Stay Focused

With 845 million active users visiting the site every month, I think it’s safe to say that Facebook is everybody’s favorite time-killer. However, checking in on the site might do more than just fill a few minutes if you’re pressed …

Mobile Technology Mutes Your Emotional Radar Mobile Technology Mutes Your Emotional Radar
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Right now is one of those peculiar moments in human development where generations can be divided into a before-and-after category with regard to a significant development in technology. Immediately, all people alive these days will fall into one of two …

Facebook, Twitter Influence Online Shopping Habits Facebook, Twitter Influence Online Shopping Habits
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If you’ve shopped on sites like Amazon or eBay in recent memory, you’ve likely noticed the appearance of Twitter or Facebook icons on the webpage encouraging you to share the product info with your online social networks. Given the presence …

Smartphones Will Become Pocket Shrinks Smartphones Will Become Pocket Shrinks

While you’re busy wondering how the government is tracking your behaviors via your smartphone, in the future your smartphone might be trying to influence your behavior based on your mood. And no, this isn’t a smartphone-as-mood ring device, either – …

Facebook Makes People Feel Good – Study Proves Facebook Makes People Feel Good – Study Proves

Apparently, Facebook makes people happy. No, seriously. We now have proof. A new study reported in Cyberpsychology, Behavior, and Social Networking, a peer-reviewed journal, actually dug into the physiological responses to people who visit social networking sites. Measurements of physical …

Where Is The Universe? Where Is The Universe?

Have you ever asked yourself “Where am I?” “What am I?” “Who am I?”; Have you ever just stopped to ask “where is the universe?” As Robert Lanza, M.D. of Wake Forest has a very interesting article, where he explains …

Think Positive, Choose Better! Think Positive, Choose Better!
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A study from the Journal Archives of Internal Medicine suggests that thinking positive actually helps us make better decisions. In the study 55% of coronary heart patients who practiced positive thoughts actually persisted to adhere to their exercise regiments to …

[Exclusive] Reload The Love! App Assesses Facebook’s Emotional Utility [Exclusive] Reload The Love! App Assesses Facebook’s Emotional Utility

Ever get caught in one of those moments when you log onto Facebook and felt yourself, maybe surprisingly, disappointed that you have zero notifications, zero friend requests, and zero messages? It’s like being the permanent resident of Lonely Town, Population: …

Sexting Linked To Depression, Suicide Sexting Linked To Depression, Suicide
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Research that has just been released by the Education Development Center in Massachusetts is linking sexting to some pretty serious psychological problems. The study, which sampled 23,000 students in the Boston area, found that “sexting can include overtones of bullying …