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Lost wallets largely get returned.

A study finds that people generally return lost wallets when found. The rate even goes up if the amount inside is higher. Curiously, not in the Vatican.

Linked on the 22nd of June, 2019 Details

Our obsession with taking photos is changing how we remember the past

Taking photos of an event rather than being immersed in it has been shown to lead to poorer recall of the actual event – we get distracted in the process.
Linked on the 11th of April, 2019 Details

Burning Out: What Really Happens Inside a Crematorium

“Cremated remains are typically bone fragments and casket ash. Remember, we’re 75 percent water”.
Linked on the 23rd of March, 2018 Details

No, Asparagus Won’t Give You Cancer

Mainstream media continues down the clickbait-laden path of laziness.
Linked on the 9th of February, 2018 Details

Why We Forget Most of the Books We Read

On the plus side: you can enjoy books over and over again.
Linked on the 2nd of February, 2018 Details

Collaboration Kills Creativity, According to Science

Collaboration, rather than sparking creativity, results in group-think and mediocrity.
Linked on the 26th of November, 2017 Details