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20

Jul

5 signs it’s time to let go of a friendshipEnding a friendship can be hard — but it can be rewarding too.

5 signs it’s time to let go of a friendship
Ending a friendship can be hard — but it can be rewarding too.

17

Jun

Oversharing Facebook friends just want to fit inNew research finds some surprising reasons that people air all of that drama on Facebook.

Oversharing Facebook friends just want to fit in
New research finds some surprising reasons that people air all of that drama on Facebook.

18

Dec


 Few friends or many? 



Studies suggest that economics and the ease of which people might move influences how many friends people keep around.
Studies suggest that economics and the ease of which people might move influences how many friends people keep around.

03

Dec

Hitching a ride: In 2006, a photographer in India snapped this photo of a mouse perched on the back of a frog as floodwaters rose. The annual summer monsoon rains arrived early that year, but this lucky little mouse managed to keep its head above water, thanks to a froggy friendship.16 unlikely animal friendships

Hitching a ride: In 2006, a photographer in India snapped this photo of a mouse perched on the back of a frog as floodwaters rose. The annual summer monsoon rains arrived early that year, but this lucky little mouse managed to keep its head above water, thanks to a froggy friendship.
16 unlikely animal friendships

13

Oct

Torque, a 6-month-old greyhound, befriended a baby owl at an animal center when she was taken from her mother for her own protection after just three days. Keepers say the dog seems to have adopted Shrek the owl as his own daughter and is extremely protective of her. Torque keeps his eye on Shrek as the two roam the home of falconer John Picton, and they often spend their evenings curled up on the couch watching TV.16 unlikely animal friendships

Torque, a 6-month-old greyhound, befriended a baby owl at an animal center when she was taken from her mother for her own protection after just three days. Keepers say the dog seems to have adopted Shrek the owl as his own daughter and is extremely protective of her. Torque keeps his eye on Shrek as the two roam the home of falconer John Picton, and they often spend their evenings curled up on the couch watching TV.
16 unlikely animal friendships

22

Aug

Europeans fall in love quicker than AmericansAmericans take longer to fall in love than their Eastern European counterparts, according to a new study. The findings also showed that Americans frequently cited friendship as a key part of romantic love, while Russians and Lithuanians rarely mentioned it.

Europeans fall in love quicker than Americans
Americans take longer to fall in love than their Eastern European counterparts, according to a new study. The findings also showed that Americans frequently cited friendship as a key part of romantic love, while Russians and Lithuanians rarely mentioned it.