In Aesop's fable about the crow and the pitcher, a thirsty bird happens upon a vessel of water, but when he tries to drink from it, he finds the water level out of his reach. Not strong enough to knock over the pitcher, the bird drops pebbles into it -- one at a time -- until the water level rises enough for him to drink his fill. New research demonstrates the birds' intellectual prowess may be more fact than fiction.
Researchers are working to protect consumer data by using companies spam volume to evaluate its security vulnerability through the SpamRankings.net project.
Title: Sleepless Nights After Divorce May Be Tied to Blood Pressure Rise
Category: Health News
Created: 7/22/2014 12:35:00 PM
Last Editorial Review: 7/23/2014 12:00:00 AM
Title: Gene Discoveries Could Shed New Light on Schizophrenia
Category: Health News
Created: 7/22/2014 12:35:00 PM
Last Editorial Review: 7/23/2014 12:00:00 AM
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Sometimes when I'm stressed, and need relief, I'll conjure up a memory of a picturesque landscape and use the natural world as an antidote for emotional distress and malaise -- "landscape therapy," I sometimes call it.

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Satire: Snideness that Satisfies [Tue, 15 Jul 2014 12:37:46 +0000]
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There's something inherently satisfying about poking fun at public figures, but good satire is about more than just poking fun at people. It calls our attention to important but possibly scary or forbidden things in a palatable way.

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Designed to cover half the surface area of a pack, new proposed labels are meant to vividly remind smokers of tobacco’s dangers.
Caregivers of veterans report greater difficulties than do those of other disabled adults.
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Title: Stress May Leave You Heading to the Cookie Jar
Category: Health News
Created: 7/14/2014 9:36:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 7/14/2014 12:00:00 AM
Title: Obesity Epidemic Hitting Hispanics Hard, Study Finds
Category: Health News
Created: 7/9/2014 4:35:00 PM
Last Editorial Review: 7/10/2014 12:00:00 AM
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