How Bad Is Bullying In Maine Schools?
Source: WalletHub
A child is bullied every seven minutes in our country. According to the National Education Association, more than 160,000 children miss school every day out of fear of being bullied.
Want To Live Longer? Move To Portland, Maine
A new study just released from Stanford, MIT, Harvard, McKinsey, and the U.S. Treasury looks at what are America's longest-living cities. The study, published in The Journal of the American Medical Association, used income versus life expectancy in a sample involving more than 1.4 billion person-ye…
Maine Ranks Low In Study Of Natural Beauty
The Washington Post recently put together an interesting interactive map that allows you to hover over any county in the country and see how it ranks. The Federal Government came up with a study on natural amenities in the country.
Standing at Work May Be Bad For You
Study after study has told us how bad it is to spend our workdays sitting. New research indicates 'standing' may be just as bad. Plant workers, who stand at least 75% of the day, were studied.
Snowflakes Studied and Identified
Professor Kenneth Libbrecht has been studying snowflakes for the past 17 years. He studies snowflakes to better understand structure formation and self-assembly. Scientists say the study of snowflakes in the pursuit of understanding basic science.
All Time Low of Couples Getting Married
According to a new study fewer and fewer couples are getting married these days.  Bowling Green State University’s National Center for Marriage and Family Research shows the marriage rate in the U.S. in 31 marriages per 1,000 unmarried women.
Animals Are Smarter Than You Think
As scientists continue to study animals and learn more all the time, they are finding that animals are smarter than we think. Of course they’re not as smart as humans but that doesn’t mean, in their own way, they’re not smart.
Swedish School Considers Banning Homework
Summer vacation means no more school but even more appealing to kids, no more homework. The small town of Hallstahammars, Sweden is considering banning homework completely.  Leena Millberg, the head of schools in the town says government officials are investigating the proposal.
Grand Canyon Found to be Younger Than Previously Thought
The debate over the age of the Grand Canyon has been going on for over 140 years. Karl Karlstrom, a geologist at the University of New Mexico in Albuquerque, thinks the debate is over. He and his team used dating methods to study rocks from the Grand Canyon and think it is much younger than previous…

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