Employee wages not just linked to skills, but quality of co-workers
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The presence of high-performing co-workers can improve an individual's earnings, research at the University of York has shown.
Major Viking Age manor discovered at Birka, Sweden
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During spring of 2016 a number of large presumed house terraces were identified by the authors at Korshamn. As a consequence high resolution geophysical surveys using ground-penetrating radar were carried out in September ...
One in five adults secretly access their friends' Facebook accounts
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Most people are concerned about the prospect of their social media accounts being hacked, but a new study finds that it's actually people we know who frequently access our accounts without our permission.
One night stand regrets
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Have you ever ended up in bed with someone without it turning into anything more? You're far from alone.
The poverty penalty in action—less for your money
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The recent Bank of England evidence on the record levels of personal debt that have accumulated since the 2008 economic crash highlight the financial vulnerability of many people across the UK. Research by the University ...
School curricula are a reflection of society's expectations
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In a pioneering project, researchers studied the development of school curricula in Switzerland's three main language regions. This SNSF-funded project clearly showed that ever since the Swiss school system was created in ...
Big data suggests colleges are leveling the economic playing field
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Two students attend the same college. One is from a low-income background, while the other's family is in the top 20 percent of earners nationwide. When it comes to annual earnings in their mid-thirties, which student is ...
Islamic radicalization in Central Asia is not one-dimensional, scholar says
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As Turkish authorities have arrested an Uzbek man as the alleged gunman accused of killing 39 people on New Year's Day at an Istanbul nightclub, a University of Kansas researcher who studies Central Asia said it would be ...
Researchers identify criteria for 'secular hymns'
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Justin Timberlake sang it for a Haiti earthquake-relief fundraiser. Pentatonix put it on their Christmas album. Red Sox fans listened to it at the first game after the Boston Marathon bombing. Makes sense: the song's called ...
Careful ad placement may help marketers level up in video game advertising
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When it comes to video game advertising, marketers may be better off owning the game rather than advertising in the game, but a team of researchers say there are still other opportunities to effectively place ads in this ...