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Economist tracks 'nepo baby' effect on young Americans' earnings

The children of stars who enter show business have come to be referred to as "nepo[tism] babies" in popular media. But Hollywood isn't the only industry where it pays to have a well-positioned parent. According to Matthew ...

Why do cats knead?

"Kneading" is when cats massage an object with the front paws, which extend and retract, one paw at a time.

Online finances in a pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic has wrought tragedy, social and economic decline. However, humanity is finding ways to adapt to the so-called "new normal" in terms of health care, society, business, and finance. Writing in the International ...

Dogs distinguish between intentional and unintentional action

Over their long shared history, dogs have developed a range of skills for bonding with human beings. Their ability to make sense of human actions, demonstrated by every "sit," "lay down," and "roll over," is just one such ...

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