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The complicated ways that money messes with your morals

A string of studies appeared to show that rich people are more tight-fisted and less trustworthy – but what’s the truth in the claims? Claudia Hammond investigates.

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At some time or another you’ve probably found yourself in a bar where the richest person present seems to be the slowest to reach for their wallet when it’s time to buy a round. You might wonder whether they were always this mean, and maybe that helped them become rich? Or is there something about having money that’s made them mean?    Read more »

Study Says Pizza Works Better Than Cash to Motivate Employees

But One Thing Works Even Better. And guess what? It won’t cost you a thing.

Is Happiness Really Linked To Longevity? Maybe Not, Study Finds

Tall vs short: Which is it better to be?

Is bigger better, or do the best things really come in small packages?
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Your height is a simple biological fact that you can do little to change, yet it may be influencing your destiny in ways you didn’t realise. BBC Future combed through the evidence to size up its impact on everything from your sexual allure to your bank account and your lifespan.

Money and power

At 6ft 4in (193cm), Abraham Lincoln would tower above Barack Obama – but even he is around 3in (8cm) taller than the average American. Confirming the correlation, a recent study found that taller candidates do indeed tend to receive more votes.

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Google finds that security questions aren’t really secure

New Research: Some Tough Questions for ‘Security Questions’






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