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Study finds white people associate superhuman words with black people

When explicitly asked, white people indicated that a black person was more capable of possessing superhuman qualities.

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Supersizing your beer can be dangerous

In 2012, New York City’s Board of Health banned the sale of jumbo sodas. Maybe the board should have focused on beer instead.

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The too-cheap pizza buffet

All-you-can-eat buffets are a great deal, except when they’re too cheap.

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I’m a man! I know man stuff!

A study being published in a top economics journal shows that men and women have more or less confidence in the kinds of information they hold based on gender.

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You smell like you agree!

Surprising insights from the social sciences.

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Had sex, forgot about church

And more surprising insights from the social sciences.

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Your favorite comfort food probably doesn’t work

And more surprising insights from the social sciences.

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Newspapers, not so liberal after all

And more surprising insights from the social sciences.

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Music makes you powerful!

And more surprising insights from the social sciences.

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Big pro-life families are shifting the abortion debate

And more surprising insights from the social sciences.