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People still judge bald men as LESS handsome & successful

Research by hair transplant clinic DHI London quizzed 100 people on their attitudes towards male pattern baldness - and found that people still make primitive assumptions.

Fri 21 Jul 17 from Daily Mail

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Heritage and ancient grain project feeds a growing demand

After a century of markets dominated by a few types of wheat and white flour, ancient and heritage wheat varieties are making a comeback.

Thu 20 Jul 17 from Phys.org

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Individual personal pensions fare worse than group pensions, shows research

People who take out an individual personal pension can expect lower returns than those who invest in a group personal pension plan, suggests new research from the University of Bath's School ...

Thu 20 Jul 17 from Phys.org

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Privacy, please: Why surveiling shoppers can inhibit sales, and how to fix it

No shopper likes being watched closely, especially if they're buying an item they find very personal and potentially embarrassing - for instance, foot fungus cream or hemorrhoid cream. Three ...

Wed 19 Jul 17 from Phys.org

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How off-line retailers can fight back

For retailers, the era of the online marketplace brings previously unimaginable opportunity and risk: on one hand, the universe of customers has expanded exponentially, and with it the amount ...

Wed 19 Jul 17 from Phys.org

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Research shows that just 36 percent of new science teachers are teaching only in their trained subject

Research shows that just 36 percent of new science teachers are teaching only in their trained subject.

Wed 19 Jul 17 from Phys.org

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Hiring risk executives to protect US banks backfired, contributing to 2008 crash

When America's major banks created executive positions to reduce exposure to financial risk more than a decade ago, their intent was similar to an employer who designates a fire warden to protect ...

Thu 20 Jul 17 from Phys.org

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Rude customers linked to workers' shopping binges

Service workers who face verbal abuse from customers during the workday are more likely to go on unnecessary shopping sprees in the evening, indicates new research co-authored by a Michigan ...

Wed 19 Jul 17 from Phys.org

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The UN actually does prevent war, according to study of General Assembly votes

The United Nations has been effective at suppressing conflict throughout its history, according to an analysis of more than 65 years of voting records conducted by Dartmouth College and The ...

Tue 18 Jul 17 from Phys.org

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Rob Kutner Talks Late Nights With Conan and Dishes on His Own Comic

Earlier this week I covered five Primetime Emmy award winner Rob Kutner’s comic series Shrinkage. The president’s brain has been taken over by aliens! It’s time to go inside and save the world ...

Thu 20 Jul 17 from Geek.com

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