Personality traits — such as agreeableness, conscientiousness, trust, and generosity — also affect behavior, but in smaller measure, and only initially. (Image: via   pixabay  /  CC0 1.0)

Why You Also Need to Be Intelligent and Not Just Nice

New research has revealed how people’s intelligence, rather than their personality traits, leads to success. Researchers at the Universities of Bristol, Minnesota, and Heidelberg devised a series of games to find out which factors lead to cooperative behavior when people interact in social and…

The study, by the University of York, reveals that Neanderthal healthcare was uncalculated and highly effective — challenging our notions that they were brutish compared to modern humans. (Image: via   wikimedia  / GFDL/CC by-sa-3.0)

Compassion Helped Neanderthals to Survive

They have an unwarranted image as brutish and uncaring, but new research has revealed just how knowledgeable and effective Neanderthal healthcare was. The study, by the University of York, reveals that Neanderthal healthcare was uncalculated and highly effective — challenging our…

Your real fortune is neither beauty nor money, but good character. (Image via  pixabay  /  CC0 1.0)

Good Character Is Your Real Fortune

Your real fortune is neither beauty nor money, but a good character, which is a passport to a good life. In an indifferent and unpredictable environment, your thinking and reactions depend on the quality of your character.

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Scientists Discover ‘Junk’ DNA Not So Junk

Researchers at the University of Michigan Life Sciences Institute and the Howard Hughes Medical Institute have determined how satellite DNA, considered to be “junk DNA,” plays a crucial role in…

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Why You Also Need to Be Intelligent and Not Just Nice

New research has revealed how people’s intelligence, rather than their personality traits, leads to success. Researchers at the Universities of Bristol, Minnesota, and Heidelberg devised a series of games to…

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Compassion Helped Neanderthals to Survive

They have an unwarranted image as brutish and uncaring, but new research has revealed just how knowledgeable and effective Neanderthal healthcare was. The study, by the University of York, reveals that…

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Good Character Is Your Real Fortune

Your real fortune is neither beauty nor money, but a good character, which is a passport to a good life. In an indifferent and unpredictable environment, your thinking and reactions depend on the…

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A Feng Shui Master’s Last Words

Li Ka Shing, a Hong Kong billionaire, started out as a small businessman at the age of 30. At a reception, he met Chen Lang, one of the 10 most…

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11 Strange Facts About Dreams

There are plenty of strange facts about dreams on the Internet, but while dreams are a natural part of sleeping, it’s surprising that many things about dreams and their purpose…

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Is Ramses the Great Fake News? Looks Like It

New archaeological evidence indicates that Pharaoh Ramses II may not have been the Ramses the Great we all thought he was. The archaeological evidence is from an Egyptian excavation 200…

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Thief’s Successes Led to His Own Capture

During Emperor Qianlong’s reign in the 18th century, there was a thief who specialized in stealing treasures out of the palace. The thief could go in and out of the…

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Fear Not That Others Know, But That I Know

During the Yongzheng era (1723-1735) of the Qing Dynasty, there was a principled and unselfish official named Ye Cunren who served as a government administrator for over 30 years.