Topic: Stephanie Pappas
SpongeBob study: A study published Monday found that 4-year-olds performed worse on tests requiring focus and self-control after watching just nine minutes of 'SpongeBob SquarePants.'
09/12/2011 02:23 pm
A new online baby names list says that 'Pippa' and 'Asher' are the top trending monikers for babies. Is that true?
07/28/2011 11:35 am
Worms from Hell? Scientists have discovered a new species of worm called Halicephalobus mephisto in honor of Faust's demon Mephistopheles. It's the deepest living multicell organism found in the Earth.
06/03/2011 09:41 am
Using high-speed X-ray video, biologists have found that dogs use the same techniques as cats to lap up liquids, although dogs are decidedly less fastidious.
05/25/2011 11:56 am
The release of radon gases three days prior to the May 11 Japan earthquake triggered changes in the atmosphere over Japan. It's early but this may be a warning signal to predict future quakes, says not-yet-published research by California scientists.
05/18/2011 06:02 pm
Bin Laden dead: Americans experienced a rare moment of national unity upon hearing the news that Osama bin Laden had been killed by US forces. A look at the psychology that drives the celebrating.
05/02/2011 07:05 pm
An analysis of the 100 million or so profiles on the professional networking site LinkedIn has found an unusually high rate of four-letter names among male CEOs. The top female CEO names are 'Deborah,' 'Sally,' and 'Debra.'
04/27/2011 04:27 pm
Fat stigma goes global: The Western desire for slimness has been spreading to cultures that previously celebrated larger bodies causing a fat stigma that never existed before.
04/01/2011 01:51 am
A new study has found that women who have been ogled by men before taking a math quiz perform worse than those who were not subject to subtle objectification.
01/27/2011 02:20 pm