Daily Archives: May 16, 2013

World’s Most Extraordinary Species Mapped For the First Time

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Author: Jessica Aldred

The black and white ruffed lemur, the Mexican axolotl and the Sunda pangolin are among the species on a pioneering map of the world's most unique and threatened mammals and amphibians. Scientists from the Zoological Society of London pinpointed areas of the world where Evolutionarily Distinct and Globally Endangered (Edge)...

Retired Barber Gives Homeless People Haircuts in Exchange for Hugs

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Author: Oddity Central

Although some of us refuse to believe it, we live in a mean, cutthroat world. Luckily there are still some genuine good Samaritans out there, and Anthony Cymerys is definitely one of them. For the last 25 years, the man known as Joe the Barber has been offering homeless people in Hartford,...

Why Rituals Work

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Author: Francesca Gino

Think about the last time you were about to interview for a job, speak in front of an audience, or go on a first date. To quell your nerves, chances are you spent time preparing – reading up on the company, reviewing your slides, practicing your charming patter. People facing...