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Octopuses May Go Blind As Climate Change Sucks Oxygen Out of the Ocean

Some species of squids, crabs and octopuses may be losing their vision in Earth’s oxygen-starved oceans.

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Science of Happiness: Here’s the simple first step to becoming happier

How do we become happier? That is the question researchers across the globe are working to answer. Many of the global leaders in the science of happiness are in Northern California.

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Girls’ education suffers when high-achieving boys are peers

Teenage girls do worse in their education, careers and social lives when they have more high-achieving boys in their classes, according to a new study by two Cornell economists.

Source: Girls’ education suffers when high-achieving boys are peers | Cornell Chronicle

Airbnb vs. hotels: New research sheds light on how they can compete and benefit

Researchers from the Tepper School of Business at Carnegie Mellon University published new research in the INFORMS journal Marketing Science which sheds new light on the impact Airbnb and similar ‘sharing economy’ companies are having on the hospitality industry. The findings suggest that in some cases, the presence of Airbnb can help attract more demand in some markets while challenging the traditional hotel pricing strategies.

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You Are What You Eat: How Chemicals in Food Affect Your Mood

Low-nutrient foods, plentiful in the American diet, are made of ingredients which can cause the same effects in the brain as mind-altering substances.

Lifestyle diseases include diabetes, obesity, stroke, heart disease, smoking, and substance use disorder. According to the CDC, heart disease, cancer, and diabetes are the leading causes of death and disability in the U.S.

Source: You Are What You Eat: How Chemicals in Food Affect Your Mood | The Fix

New research untangles the links between religion and support for redistribution

New research helps to unravel the complex relationship between religion and support for redistributive policies. The findings indicate that different facets of religion have different influences on attitudes towards redistribution.

The study, which has been published in PLOS One, also suggests that conservative political views can override some of the effects of religion in countries with stronger welfare systems.

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Mapping the Global Migration of Millionaires

Which countries are magnets for the world’s rich, and which countries are seeing a wealth exodus? Mapping the migration of the world’s millionaires.

The world’s wealthiest people are also the most mobile.

High net worth individuals (HNWIs) – persons with wealth over US$1 million – may decide to pick up and move for a number of reasons. In some cases they are attracted by jurisdictions with more favorable tax laws, or less pollution and crime. Sometimes, they’re simply looking for a change of scenery.

Today’s graphic, using data from the annual Global Wealth Migration Review, maps the migration of the world’s millionaires, and clearly shows which countries are magnets for the world’s rich, and which countries are seeing a wealth exodus.

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The Science of Listening: How Brilliant Sound Makes for Better Living

Listening is the world’s most versatile drug. This isn’t just hype of the sort you might expect from a sound experience brand. It’s backed by science.

Listening is the world’s most versatile drug. Administered in the right quantities—and at the right quality—music, podcasts and other forms of culture can supercharge our mood, productivity, fitness routine, and personal relationships—yes, even our sex lives. That’s not just marketing hype from a speaker company. It’s backed by data.

Source: The Science of Listening: How Brilliant Sound Makes for Better Living | Sonos Blog

New Research Study Proves Canadians Are Turning to Cannabis for Relaxation & Wellbeing

According to “The Future of Cannabis in Canada”, a new study conducted by Insights West for Resonance Consultancy in partnership with Valens GroWorks Corp. (VGW.CN) (VGWCF), the Canadian cannabis consumer may choose to partake in the drug for a wide variety

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Eating White Rice Daily Increases the Risk of Diabetes

White rice is just as dangerous as sugary foods. While most westerners are known to eat more food that causes the disease, statistics show Asians have a higher …

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