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  • How Reverse Psychology Works

    How Reverse Psychology Works

    Ever tried to get your child, spouse or friend to do something by telling them to do the opposite? That's reverse psychology. But how often does it work?

  • What's a double pulsar?

    What's a double pulsar?

    A single pulsar is fascinating enough, but as a set, these rapidly rotating neutron stars help scientists figure out mysteries of the universe.

  • 10 Structural Engineering Marvels

    10 Strange Structural Engineering Marvels

    Some architects and engineers go big. Others get fancy. And yet others aim squarely for the completely bizarre. These imagination-bending, gravity-defying products may induce more than a few OMGs.

  • Are mental illnesses genetic?

    Are mental illnesses genetic?

    You might inherit your mother's dimples or your father's eyes. You may have your maternal grandmother's laugh. But can you also genetically inherit mental illness?

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