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The Ultimate Guide To This Summer's Style Trends
No matter your budget or what you already have, fit these trends into your summer styling and you’ll be bang on trend this year.

How To Create Family Bonds
Here are some things you can do to help strengthen your family ties.

Does the Beauty Industry Hold the Key to Your Future?
With advanced training, some experience, and a whole lot of vigour, the beauty industry might be your key to success.

People of Earth: Shape Up or Ship Out (To a Fresh Planet)
By the time 2050 rolls around, we'll need two more planets the size of earth to sustain our resource-guzzling, chemical-spewing ways, laments the Guardian UK and the World Wildlife Fund.

Notable Recipients of the Anti-Defamation League Award
In its 100th year since it was founded, the Anti-Defamation League (ADL) continues to function as the nation's premier civil rights and human relations agency.

3% of Children Not Genetically Related to Assumed Father
Paternity questions have made great headlines for bad TV, and with developments in DNA testing, answering paternity questions has become as easy as, well, taking a pregnancy test.

Criminal Minds: How to Think Like a Thief
Insight into how you can protect your home and lower your chances of being victims of burglary.

Impression Management And Survey Responses
Why people do not necessarily tell the strict truth about themselves in surveys and whether or not anything can be done about it.

Women Are More Expressive When Texting
While men may talk more in public, women make more of text messaging in a public venue.

Children and Parents' Antisocial Behavior
Recent research from the University of Chicago found that a mother's parenting style and a baby's temperament in the first year of life can reliably predict subsequent behavioral problems.

Husbands Create Housework
Being married results in an extra seven hours a week of housework for women, whereas having a wife saves men about an hour.

Teenage Substance Misuse: What Parents Do And Don't Know
Research from the Research Institute on Addictions (RIA) at the University of Buffalo published in the Journal of Child and Adolescent Substance Abuse found that the majority of parents could accurately evaluate their teenagers' cigarette smoking and substance use but were less aware of marijuana and alcohol use.

Indian Courtship and the Mobile Phone
Mobile phones have an increasingly indispensable role in young peoples' personal relationships.

Childhood Violence Perpetuates Into Adulthood
Victims of violence in childhood are more likely to continue the pattern in adulthood, either as victims or perpetrators.

2013 Hot Pics: The Most Shared Photos of the Year
Mobile-based photo sharing solutions such as Instagram and SnapChat have provided an instant and inventive way for people to connect with one another.

Treating Homeless Young People Produces Results
Innovative new research to establish the best ways of engaging with homeless young people who are without parents or carers has found that a comprehensive intervention program can dramatically improve their mental health and life circumstances.

Why Do We Hate Contact Centres?
A recent survey of over 1600 UK consumers found that moving house was the only thing rated more stressful than having to call a contact centre.

Women Still Do Most Cooking and Shopping
A new study finds that three-quarters of women do most of the cooking and shopping for food in their households. The study of nearly 200 British men and women in their early 30s found that, although half of the women worked full time, they were still responsible for this aspect of family life.

Baby Boomers Care More For Their Parents
Contrary to popular belief, the institution of the family is not in decline. People born in the 1950s and 1960s are more committed to caring for their aging parents than the previous generation were.

Contraception More Effective Than Abstinence
Findings indicate that promotion of abstinence is insufficient by itself to help adolescents prevent unplanned pregnancies.

Street Robbers Want More Than Money
New research funded by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) reveals complex motivations behind street robbery in the UK. Rather than being simply an acquisitive crime, it commonly reflects a damaged sense of self in the perpetrator resulting in a need for violence or revenge, or to increase status among peers.

Measuring the Digital Divide
Simplistic measurements such as the number of Internet access points in a place tell us little about today's digital divide, according to Karine Barzilai-Nahon. makes minimal use of cookies, including some placed to facilitate features such as Google Search. By continuing to use the site you are agreeing to the use of cookies. Learn more here

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