Thursday, December 30, 2010

Neanderthals cooked and ate vegetables

NEANDERTHAL Hunter, gatherer, vegetarian masterchef?

Neanderthals cooked and ate plants and vegetables, a new study of Neanderthal remains reveals.

Researchers in the US have found grains of cooked plant material in their teeth. More here.

Political views 'hard-wired' into your brain

Tories may be born not made, claims a study that suggests people with right wing views have a larger area of the brain associated with fear.

Political views 'hard-wired' into your brain
The brains of MPs and students were examined Photo: CORBIS
5:00PM GMT 28 Dec 2010
Scientists have found that people with conservative views have brains with larger amygdalas, almond shaped areas in the centre of the brain often associated with anxiety and emotions. More here.

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A quarter of young men 'won't take no for an answer when it comes to sex'

By Daily Mail Reporter
Last updated at 1:00 PM on 17th November 2010

  • 40% of young people pressured into sex they did want
  • 1 in 5 men aged 18-25 expect to have sex after kissing

A quarter of young men don't believe it is rape if a woman says no to sex and the man continues anyway, shock new figures suggested today. More here.

16 of the Dumbest Things Americans Believe -- And the Right-Wing Lies Behind Them

We’ve gone beyond Stephen Colbert's' truthiness' into a 'truth-be-damned' environment.

Americans are often misinformed, occasionally downright dumb, and easily misled by juicy-sounding rumors. But while the right wing is taking full advantage of this reality, the Left worries that calling out lies is "rude." More here.

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