Archives for December, 2014

Why a new partner boosts your sex life

Why a new partner boosts your sex life Raj Persaud and Helinä Häkkänen-Nyholm A new scientific review into the apparently inevitable decline of sexual desire, and arousal, in response to ‘partner familiarity’, has just been published from the University of British Columbia. Academics Heather Morton and Dr Boris Gorzalka examined the impact of a new […]

Is Christmas Killing the Planet?

Is Christmas Killing the Planet? Raj Persaud and Peter Bruggen Academics at the Australian Centre for Cultural Environmental Research, University of Wollongong, have recently published an investigation into how Christmas uniquely threatens the environment. Their research into those who are extremely frugal throughout the year, found even these guardians of the ecology are still driven […]

‘Accounting’ for CIA Torture and Kidnapping – Accountants Reveal the Secret Business Behind Brutality by Raj Persaud and Peter Bruggen

Michele Chwastiak from the University of New Mexico, United States has just published an analysis exposing the aviation companies complicit in the CIA’s extraordinary rendition program. Aspects of CIA abduction and cruelty were revealed by mundane accounts which accidentally came to light, when two of the subcontractors for the CIA’s privatized rendition fights went to […]

Why the Funniest Comedians Die First by Raj Persaud and Adrian Furnham

A study about to be published in the ‘International Journal of Cardiology’ has found that the funniest comedians suffer dramatically reduced longevity, compared to their relatively less funny counterparts. The research, from the Australian Catholic University, Melbourne, Australia, analysed the life span of 53 male British comedians born between 1900 and 1954. A key finding […]