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Study Finds Long Yawns Are Sign of Big Brain

Study Finds Long Yawns Are Sign of Big Brain

Yawning doesn’t mean you’re bored, it just means you’ve got one big, hot brain in your head, according to a study published Tuesday in Biology Letters. The Atlantic reports researcher Andrew Gallup haMORE

You Could Spend a Night at Abbey Road

You Could Spend a Night at Abbey Road

For nine years, The Beatles filled Abbey Road with the sounds of some of their most famous recordings. For one night in October, you could fill it with the sounds of your snoring. Travel and Leisure rMORE

Dogs Will Ignore Your Lousy Suggestions

Dogs Will Ignore Your Lousy Suggestions

Dogs might be better than humans at ignoring bad advice, suggests a new study out of Yale. In the experiment, researchers trained dogs to get a treat out of a box by moving a lever and then lifting thMORE

These Are Sour Times for Cranberry Growers

These Are Sour Times for Cranberry Growers

All is not well in cranberry country this harvesting season, the 200th anniversary of the world’s first known commercial cultivation, the AP reports. In the birthplace of the industry, many MassachuseMORE

HGTV Couple’s Ultimate Fixer Upper: Waco

HGTV Couple’s Ultimate Fixer Upper: Waco

“The story of Waco is the story of how a city can break your heart.” And from David Koresh and the Branch Davidians to biker shootouts and sex assault scandals at Baylor, Waco’s heart has been brokenMORE

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