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Peak of Happiness Comes at the Age of 85

Not happy with your life? Hang on, the best is yet to come … if you live long enough, that is. A new study revealed that the Golden age is when people achieve the peak of happiness: A study published by the American National Academy of Sciences, based on a survey of 341,000 people, found that enjoyment [...]

Earth not adequately protected against asteroids

The National Academy of Sciences has stated that more needs to be done to address the threat of asteroids. A new report has claimed that not enough is…

Neanderthals were makeup artists

Scientists from the U.K., on an archaeological dig in the Murcia province of southern Spain, have made a discovery that seems to suggest that Neanderthals wore makeup. The team report in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS) that shells containing pigment residues were Neanderthal make-up containers. The team says its find buries “the view [...]