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Did President Eisenhower Meet with Aliens?

According to a former Pentagon consultant and prominent author and lecturer, President Eisenhower met with aliens on at least one occasion during his presidency. Timothy Good, who worked with the Eisenhower administration, made this claim on a recent BBC program.

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What Do Americans Use Three Times As Much As Other People?

Question: According to a recent survey, the average American uses three times more of this than people in other countries. 

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How to Avoid Chickening Out

The idea of committing to doing something potentially scary — like giving a speech in front of hundreds of strangers — is never as frightening as actually doing it. Some scientists have dubbed it an “illusion of courage,” and new research could shed light on the apparent phenomenon.

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Are You Hungry or Just a People-Pleaser?

If you’ve having trouble losing weight and can’t figure out why, you might want to ask yourself if you’re a people-pleaser.

A new study suggests you might be overeating in certain social situations just to make those around you feel more comfortable.

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What Makes Us See a Lost Object and Keep Looking for It Anyway?

There’s little more frustrating than frantically searching for your wallet or car keys, only to discover later on you actually picked them up and moved them during the hunt — and don’t even remember doing it.

So what causes our brains to experience that kind of apparent short-circuit?

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Does Self-Esteem Have a Cash Value?

Studies show that people reap real psychological benefits when they buy expensive, high-status items — but is it a healthy way to boost your self-esteem?

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Could Messy People Be Clearer Thinkers?

Turns out the old adage about a messy desk being a sign of a messy mind isn’t necessarily true. On the contrary, new research suggests a disorganized environment may actually foster a clearer head.

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Can Gossiping Actually Be Good for You?

Gossip-mongers are shunned from many social groups — but a new study finds they may actually be the least-stressed among us.

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Word Choice Affects Consumer Decision Making

Are you more likely to order pizza from a place that guarantees a delivery time of a half hour, or from a place that offers delivery in 29 minutes? According to a new study in the Journal of Consumer Research, most consumers would trust the 29 minute guarantee if it comes from a trustworthy source.

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Homicide Drops From List of Top 15 Leading Causes of Death

Murder has dropped off the list of top 15 causes of death in the United States, for the first time in almost 50 years.

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