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An Australian scientist working on “happiness projects” has found that you can put a dollar value on the pain and happiness women and men feel. At least according to that number, males are in fact much more emotional than females as far as major life events are concerned.
In fact, Paul Frijters of the Queensland University of Technology found that men might feel up to ten times the pain women do.
An interesting study published in the journal Cancer found a correlation between serious illness and divorce and/or separation rates. Apparently, women are much more likely to be left by their men when they are diagnosed with cancer or multiple sclerosis than if their male partners were facing the same illness.
Earlier today, the U.S. Census Bureau issued an updated its annual Custodial Mothers and Fathers and Their Child Support with data for 2007. According to the report, almost half of all 13.7 million custodial parents received the full child support owed and almost two-thirds of the total dollar amount was paid. However, nearly a quarter of all custodial parents lived below poverty levels.
What if you could erase all those bad memories, memories of fear and perhaps the traumatic experiences of your divorce? A team of researchers in Switzerland claims to have found the proteins that safeguard those memories – and a way to potentially erase those memories.
I have to admit that this article slipped below my radar, but a recent note of a website that keeps track of significant medical research stressed the importance of this discovery.
Scientists at the Friedrich Miescher Institute for Biomedical Research in Basel, Switzerland, claim that the use of a drug can wipe certain memories from your brain.
Exclusive to Single Parent Gossip – Pornography on the Internet has many faces. We all know that it always was and always will be one of the most popular topic areas and most of us have to admit that we at least played with the idea to find out what is out there.
But there is one topic we usually don’t talk about and pretend it does not exist – child pornography. Single Parent Gossip author and child safety expert Pat McKenna exposed disturbing information that child pornography and paedophiles may be just one click away from some single parents. This direct imminent threat to the safety of children does not only exist in what many still believe is an ocean of anonymity of the Internet. There is an especially alarming implication for the real world.
Removing pollutants from the air in your home can be expensive. Some upright filters can cost you more than $700, plus those exchangeable filters you have to purchase every few months. But, if you are a single parent on a budget there is a much cheaper option: Researchers have found several plants that remove toxins and pollutants from the air in our homes.
A group of scientists led by Stanley Kays from the Department of Horticulture at the University of Georgia, tested ornamental indoor plants for their ability to remove harmful volatile organic compounds (VOCs) from indoor air and found some interesting results.
A picture can be worth a thousand words, they say, and this saying may be especially true when it comes to online dating. Researchers found that pictures posted on social networking sites as well as other destinations that allow personal photographs contain information that can be quickly captured by the viewer. In photos with a natural expression, we may be able to detect nine out of ten key traits, new research published by psychologists Laura Naumann of Sonoma State University and Sam Gosling of The University of Texas at Austin suggests.
The Wall Street Journal is running a fascinating article about new research that claims that brains who are growing up without a dad show short- and long-term changes in nerve cell growth. The initial research results, indicate that father-less children show “more aggressive and impulsive behavior.”