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Divorce detrimental to health of younger lot

January 31st, 2012 - 3:32 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 31 (IANS) Divorce at a younger age is more detrimental to one's health than later in life as older people can cope better with the ensuing disruption and ... Read more...

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38 percent of 1,000 US citizens fail basic citizenship test!

March 22nd, 2011 - 3:53 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Mar 22(ANI): The New York-based Newsweek magazine recently had 1,000 US citizens take the official citizenship test - and 38 percent of them failed.The magazine said that 73 percent ... Read more...

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US hookers flocking to Facebook to advertise their services

February 28th, 2011 - 1:04 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Feb 28 (ANI): A sociologist in the US has revealed that the number of hookers advertising their services on social networking site Facebook is on the rise.Columbia University sociologist ... Read more...

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Less time with fathers ‘can lead kids to bullying’

January 30th, 2011 - 12:55 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 30 (ANI): Children who feel they do not get to spend sufficient time with their fathers are more likely to become bullies, new research suggests."Our behavior is driven by our ... Read more...

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Is TV triumphing over conversation in modern life?

January 23rd, 2011 - 4:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 23 (ANI): It's often said that getting the whole brood around the dining table is an important way to nurture a tightly knit family. Beyond health and nutrition, it provides ... Read more...

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Networks, not size, determine cities’ economic prosperity

August 31st, 2010 - 2:48 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 31 (ANI): A city's well-connected networks play a role in its economic prosperity and not its size, says a new study.Michigan State University sociologist Zachary Neal found that the rise ... Read more...

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Cities owe competitive advantage to technology, not size

August 31st, 2010 - 11:41 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 31 (IANS) Smaller cities can now compete with huge metros like New York and Chicago, thanks to advances in technology. The rise of commercial aviation, high-speed rail, the internet and ... Read more...

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Non-resident dads more involved in their kids’ lives than before

June 17th, 2010 - 6:09 pm ICT by ANI
New York, June 17 (ANI): According to a new research, dads who don't live with their kids are taking more involvement in their lives than before."There are fathers that are very involved. ... Read more...

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British middle class people ‘use comedy to assert cultural superiority’

April 7th, 2010 - 7:25 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 7 (ANI): British middle class people use comedy to assert cultural superiority, suggests a new study.The findings of the research have appeared in a paper, called "The Cultural Currency ... Read more...

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Older adults in China leading a lonely life

January 22nd, 2009 - 4:58 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 22 (ANI): Amid rapid economic and social change, many of Chinas 140 million elderly are leading a lonely life, according to a new study.According to the study led by ... Read more...

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Men above 40, whether rich or poor, will find young wives

May 23rd, 2008 - 5:34 pm ICT by admin
Sydney, May 23 (ANI): Its not just loaded older men who find young beautiful wives, for even their poor counterparts can turn out to be lucky.According to a new US research, ... Read more...

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Fires erupt in Danish cities over Mohammed cartoon

February 15th, 2008 - 8:33 pm ICT by admin
(Lead) DPA Copenhagen, Feb 15 (DPA) Danish Justice Minister Lene Espersen Friday said a recent wave of fires deliberately set in several cities amid a new row over the Mohammed cartoons was "completely unacceptable." ... Read more...

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