Top 20 Wagamaga Highest Rated Reddit Posts of All Time

TIL Love addiction is an addiction to a relationship which is obviously unhealthy to one’s physical, emotional and mental health but which one chooses to continue staying in because getting out of it seems too hard, if not impossible.

Author : Wagamaga
Subreddit : todayilearned
Points : 82
Published : 8 hours ago
Comments : 6

Researchers discover brain cells change following close contact with a stressed individual. Health-care workers treating soldiers with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) report that some soldiers' partners and family members display symptoms of PTSD despite never serving in the military.

Author : Wagamaga
Subreddit : science
Points : 36
Published : 3 days ago
Comments : 7

Poaching Has Caused Bornean Orangutan Populations To Collapse Over The Past Two Decades. Despite close to half a century of conservation efforts to protect the red ape, their numbers have collapsed, with over 100,000 of the animals lost over the past 16 years.

Author : Wagamaga
Subreddit : science
Points : 65
Published : 3 days ago
Comments : 3

An international team of scientists analyzing the data from the K2 mission from the Kepler satellite has confirmed the existence of 95 new exoplanets. This brings the total for the K2 mission to almost 300 and the total number of exoplanets known to over 3,600.

Author : Wagamaga
Subreddit : science
Points : 7
Published : 3 days ago
Comments : 1

Athletes’ head injuries can provoke surprisingly long-lasting harm. Even as symptoms from concussion and other injuries fade, brain impairments may last years

Author : Wagamaga
Subreddit : science
Points : 1
Published : 3 days ago
Comments : 1

Psychologists clash over how easy it is to implant false memories of committing a crime. Reliance on mundane false memories has been problematic for experts who believe that false memories have critical real world consequence

Author : Wagamaga
Subreddit : science
Points : 967
Published : 3 days ago
Comments : 56

News network climate reporting soared in 2017 thanks to Trump

Author : Wagamaga
Subreddit : politics
Points : 26
Published : 3 days ago
Comments : 2

News network climate reporting soared in 2017 thanks to Trump. But the networks need to improve reporting on climate events unrelated to Trump

Author : Wagamaga
Subreddit : environment
Points : 7
Published : 3 days ago
Comments : 0

Now a Person’s Genes Could Reveal Their Time of Death. By analyzing changes in a deceased person's gene activity, new software can determine an exact time of death, which could assist forensic investigations.

Author : Wagamaga
Subreddit : science
Points : 434
Published : 4 days ago
Comments : 20

Whistleblower alleges billions in VIX manipulating indexes, rigging profits. Exchange-traded funds and notes tied to the VIX are worth about $3.5 billion, according to Bloomberg

Author : Wagamaga
Subreddit : investing
Points : 1
Published : 4 days ago
Comments : 0

Whistleblower alleges billions in VIX manipulating indexes, rigging profits. Exchange-traded funds and notes tied to the VIX are worth about $3.5 billion, according to Bloomberg

Author : Wagamaga
Subreddit : investing
Points : 1
Published : 4 days ago
Comments : 0

How your brain records the memory of a stressful experience. A study of a tiny region of the brainstem reveals the processes that determine which memories are preserved during highly emotional circumstances

Author : Wagamaga
Subreddit : science
Points : 12
Published : 4 days ago
Comments : 0

Study finds earthquakes continue for years after gas field wastewater injection stops. The seismologists analyzed a sequence of earthquakes at Dallas Fort Worth International Airport and found that even though wastewater injection was halted after a year, the earthquakes continued.

Author : Wagamaga
Subreddit : science
Points : 377
Published : 4 days ago
Comments : 27

U.S. intel chief deviates from Trump denial, warns about climate change, potential for ‘upheaval’

Author : Wagamaga
Subreddit : politics
Points : 117
Published : 4 days ago
Comments : 1

U.S. intel chief deviates from Trump denial, warns about climate change, potential for 'upheaval'

Author : Wagamaga
Subreddit : environment
Points : 15
Published : 4 days ago
Comments : 1

Materialism in marriage linked to devaluation of marriage. One of the possible causes is that materialism crowds out other life priorities and creates a scarcity of time for other relationship priorities such as communication, conflict resolution and intimacy.

Author : Wagamaga
Subreddit : science
Points : 397
Published : 4 days ago
Comments : 31

TIL Cognitive distortions are inaccurate thoughts which are usually used to reinforce negative thinking or emotions — telling ourselves things that sound rational and accurate, but really only serve to keep us feeling bad about ourselves.

Author : Wagamaga
Subreddit : todayilearned
Points : 340
Published : 5 days ago
Comments : 10

Exxon Sues Its Antagonists in a Fierce Climate-Change Lawsuit

Author : Wagamaga
Subreddit : politics
Points : 10
Published : 5 days ago
Comments : 1

Exxon Sues Its Antagonists in a Fierce Climate-Change Lawsuit. The company has targeted at least 30 people and organizations, including the attorneys general of New York and Massachusetts, hitting them with suits, threats of suits or demands for sworn depositions

Author : Wagamaga
Subreddit : environment
Points : 10
Published : 5 days ago
Comments : 1

Two longitudinal studies have revealed some of the factors that correlate with cheating . These processes are largely spontaneous and effortless, and they may be somewhat shaped by biology and/or early childhood experiences

Author : Wagamaga
Subreddit : science
Points : 6
Published : 5 days ago
Comments : 0

World's first forest city to tackle climate change in China

Author : Wagamaga
Subreddit : Futurology
Points : 8,561
Published : 5 days ago
Comments : 465

Trump, Not Record-Breaking Disasters, Dominated TV News Coverage of Climate Change in 2017

Author : Wagamaga
Subreddit : environment
Points : 0
Published : 5 days ago
Comments : 1

Trump Administration Targets Obama-Era Effort to Limit Methane

Author : Wagamaga
Subreddit : politics
Points : 62
Published : 5 days ago
Comments : 9

The rate of global sea level rise is accelerating as ice sheets in Antarctica and Greenland melt, an analysis of the first 25 years of satellite data confirms.

Author : Wagamaga
Subreddit : environment
Points : 1
Published : 5 days ago
Comments : 0

The global sea level is not rising at a steady rate, it is accelerating a little every year, according to a new assessment based on 25 years of satellite data.

Author : Wagamaga
Subreddit : science
Points : 3
Published : 5 days ago
Comments : 1

TIL Fearful-Avoidant adults are torn between a desire for intimacy and a fear of sharing their emotions. They want close relationships, but have trouble trusting others

Author : Wagamaga
Subreddit : todayilearned
Points : 5,736
Published : 1 week ago
Comments : 465

Only One-Third of Patients Diagnosed with Depression Start Treatment. According to the findings, of more than 240,000 patients who received a new diagnosis of depression in a primary care setting. More than 16 million U.S. adults experience an episode of major depression each year

Author : Wagamaga
Subreddit : science
Points : 108
Published : 1 week ago
Comments : 30

Exposure to air pollution, even imaginative, may lead to unethical behaviour such as crime and cheating, according to a study conducted on adults in India and the US.

Author : Wagamaga
Subreddit : science
Points : 2
Published : 1 week ago
Comments : 2

Donald Trump falls silent as Dow Jones plunge sends world stocks spiralling

Author : Wagamaga
Subreddit : politics
Points : 5,945
Published : 1 week ago
Comments : 478

Same Psychological Factors May Explain Violence Among Muslim and Western Extremists. The findings held regardless of whether the respondents were Westerners living in the US or Scandinavia or whether they were Muslims living in Europe or the Middle East

Author : Wagamaga
Subreddit : science
Points : 54
Published : 2 weeks ago
Comments : 16

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on Monday announced a crackdown on alleged stock promotion schemes in which writers were secretly paid to post hundreds of bullish articles about public companies on financial websites.

Author : Wagamaga
Subreddit : investing
Points : 6
Published : 2 weeks ago
Comments : 3

A team of researchers in China has, for the first time, created new ears for human patients by growing cartilage and implanting it.

Author : Wagamaga
Subreddit : science
Points : 22
Published : 2 weeks ago
Comments : 2

Risk of suicide among hospitalised patients with depression decreases by half in Finland. The study tracked 56,826 patients who had been hospitalised for depression for the first time between 1991 and 2011

Author : Wagamaga
Subreddit : science
Points : 58
Published : 2 weeks ago
Comments : 0

Following ISIS captivity, Yazidi women suffering from high percentage of C-PTSD. Men were systematically executed. Women were captured, forced into sexual slavery and repeatedly raped, beaten, sold and locked away.

Author : Wagamaga
Subreddit : science
Points : 35
Published : 2 weeks ago
Comments : 2

A fear of dying plays a role in people buying bottled water, even though they know it may not be good for them or the planet, a study has found. The study suggests that most bottled-water advertising campaigns target a deep psychological vulnerability in humans, compelling them to buy products.

Author : Wagamaga
Subreddit : science
Points : 89
Published : 2 weeks ago
Comments : 27

Scientists have proposed a theoretical way that light could be slowed down to a complete stop, using something called “exceptional points”.

Author : Wagamaga
Subreddit : science
Points : 238
Published : 2 weeks ago
Comments : 48

Jack the Ripper Letters Were Fake News, Linguistic Analysis Suggests. Researchers have concluded that two of the earliest letters were written by the same person—a discovery which suggests unscrupulous journalists kickstarted the trend

Author : Wagamaga
Subreddit : science
Points : 0
Published : 2 weeks ago
Comments : 6

TIL A study found that people would rather give themselves electric shocks than sit in the silence of their thoughts

Author : Wagamaga
Subreddit : todayilearned
Points : 835
Published : 2 weeks ago
Comments : 88

TIL A study found that people would rather give themselves electric shocks than sit in the silence of their thoughts.

Author : Wagamaga
Subreddit : todayilearned
Points : 5
Published : 2 weeks ago
Comments : 1

Sixteen California Mayors Say Their City Buses Should Be Zero-Emission

Author : Wagamaga
Subreddit : environment
Points : 4
Published : 2 weeks ago
Comments : 1

EPA's leader is open to reconsidering crucial climate assessment. That's not good.

Author : Wagamaga
Subreddit : politics
Points : 1
Published : 2 weeks ago
Comments : 1

2017 Was Hottest Year on Record for World’s Oceans

Author : Wagamaga
Subreddit : environment
Points : 2
Published : 2 weeks ago
Comments : 0

2017 Was Hottest Year on Record for World’s Oceans. The study shows that ocean warming in 2017 has occurred in most parts of the world, even though the Atlantic and the oceans of the southern hemisphere (south of 30°) have been more impacted by this phenomenon.

Author : Wagamaga
Subreddit : science
Points : 14
Published : 2 weeks ago
Comments : 0

You may perceive the world the way your friends do, according to a Dartmouth study finding that friends have similar neural responses to real-world stimuli and these similarities can be used to predict who your friends are.

Author : Wagamaga
Subreddit : science
Points : 13
Published : 2 weeks ago
Comments : 3

Adults with autism show a diminished brain response to hearing their own name. Hearing your own name typically signals that another person intends to attract your attention, and orienting to the own name is considered an important aspect of successful social interaction

Author : Wagamaga
Subreddit : science
Points : 95
Published : 2 weeks ago
Comments : 15

A new study by researchers finds that men get an 'attractiveness boost' from being chosen by others. Mate-choice copying is a tendency to find potential partners more attractive when they have already been chosen as a partner by someone else.

Author : Wagamaga
Subreddit : science
Points : 134
Published : 2 weeks ago
Comments : 21

Climate Researchers’ Work Is Turned into Fake News. Skeptics twist a cold snap into an impending Ice Age, and other bad spins

Author : Wagamaga
Subreddit : environment
Points : 1
Published : 2 weeks ago
Comments : 0

Young gang members also at risk of developing post-traumatic stress disorder. New findings from the US suggest that the act of killing or perpetrating violence could be even more traumatic than being a victim.

Author : Wagamaga
Subreddit : science
Points : 21
Published : 2 weeks ago
Comments : 10

500 Companies to Commit to Science-Based Climate Targets. More than 330 of the world’s biggest companies have already committed to align their strategies with the ambition of the Paris Agreement through the Science Based Targets initiative

Author : Wagamaga
Subreddit : environment
Points : 7
Published : 3 weeks ago
Comments : 0

500 Companies to Commit to Science-Based Climate Targets. More than 330 of the world’s biggest companies have already committed to align their strategies with the ambition of the Paris Agreement through the Science Based Targets initiative

Author : Wagamaga
Subreddit : Futurology
Points : 9
Published : 3 weeks ago
Comments : 1

Researchers report that people who grew up in the former western states of Germany have higher levels of narcissism than those in the former eastern states. Between 1949 and 1990, life in West Germany was characterized by a culture of individualism

Author : Wagamaga
Subreddit : science
Points : 12
Published : 3 weeks ago
Comments : 2

France Vows to Eliminate All Coal Power by 2021. All coal plants in the country will likely be replaced by renewable sources or nuclear reactors.

Author : Wagamaga
Subreddit : environment
Points : 1
Published : 3 weeks ago
Comments : 0

Current levels of greenhouse gas emissions are putting nearly half of California’s natural vegetation at risk from climate stress, with transformative implications for the state’s landscape and the people and animals that depend on it,

Author : Wagamaga
Subreddit : environment
Points : 32
Published : 3 weeks ago
Comments : 0

Current levels of greenhouse gas emissions are putting nearly half of California’s natural vegetation at risk from climate stress, with transformative implications for the state’s landscape and the people and animals that depend on it

Author : Wagamaga
Subreddit : science
Points : 17
Published : 3 weeks ago
Comments : 1

The air young women breathes may be causing irregular menstrual cycles. Well documented negative health effects from air pollution exposure include infertility, metabolic syndrome and polycystic ovary syndrome

Author : Wagamaga
Subreddit : science
Points : 88
Published : 3 weeks ago
Comments : 0

Researchers say songs with a similar purpose – love songs, lullabies or dance music – tend to sound similar, no matter which culture they come from.

Author : Wagamaga
Subreddit : science
Points : 71
Published : 3 weeks ago
Comments : 2

Study shows investors lose, insiders win when IPOs involve analysts. The study found that information from these reports is more optimistic, less informative and less accurate, resulting in losses for investors but benefiting investment banks

Author : Wagamaga
Subreddit : science
Points : 68
Published : 3 weeks ago
Comments : 2

TIL Avoidant Attachment is someone who avoids closeness, their independence and self-sufficiency are more important to you than intimacy. Once committed, they create mental distance with ongoing dissatisfaction about their relationship, focusing on their partner’s minor flaw

Author : Wagamaga
Subreddit : todayilearned
Points : 314
Published : 3 weeks ago
Comments : 54

A California city has filed a lawsuit against 29 oil companies seeking damages to pay for the costs of rising sea levels it blames on climate change, the ninth U.S. community to take the fossil fuel industry to court.

Author : Wagamaga
Subreddit : environment
Points : 17
Published : 3 weeks ago
Comments : 1

Ninth U.S. city sues big oil firms over climate change

Author : Wagamaga
Subreddit : politics
Points : 64
Published : 3 weeks ago
Comments : 1

Among recently returned veterans, a new study says those who are married or living with a partner are at higher suicide risk than soldiers who are single, and older married female veterans are at the greatest risk.

Author : Wagamaga
Subreddit : science
Points : 62
Published : 3 weeks ago
Comments : 4

Cougars Officially Declared Extinct in Eastern U.S., Removed from Endangered Species List. Eastern cougars once roamed every U.S. state east of the Mississippi, but it has been eight decades since the last confirmed sighting of the animal.

Author : Wagamaga
Subreddit : EverythingScience
Points : 1,882
Published : 3 weeks ago
Comments : 96

Cognitive Training Helps Regain a Younger-working Brain. Cognitive training strategies included how to focus on the most relevant information and filter out the less relevant; ways to continually synthesize information encountered in daily life to encourage deeper thinking

Author : Wagamaga
Subreddit : science
Points : 40
Published : 3 weeks ago
Comments : 2

Phone-addicted teens are unhappy

Author : Wagamaga
Subreddit : psychology
Points : 3
Published : 3 weeks ago
Comments : 0

Researchers have found that a proliferation of screen devices over time coincided with a general drop-off in reported happiness in U.S. teens. Life satisfaction and happiness plummeted after 2012. The year that the percentage of Americans who owned a smartphone rose above 50 percent

Author : Wagamaga
Subreddit : science
Points : 353
Published : 3 weeks ago
Comments : 35

New research shows that brain function declines rapidly as soon as people stop work . The results found verbal memory - which declines naturally with age - deteriorated 38 per cent faster once volunteers had retired.

Author : Wagamaga
Subreddit : science
Points : 143
Published : 3 weeks ago
Comments : 23

Households' payments for medical premiums, copayments and deductibles pushed more than 7 million Americans into poverty in 2014, according to a study appearing in the American Journal of Public Health.

Author : Wagamaga
Subreddit : science
Points : 344
Published : 3 weeks ago
Comments : 48

Lloyd's of London, the world's oldest insurance market, has become the latest financial firm to announce that it plans to stop investing in coal companies.

Author : Wagamaga
Subreddit : environment
Points : 1,566
Published : 3 weeks ago
Comments : 12

Climate change less likely to be catastrophic, says new nature study. This, in turn, would improve the chances of keeping the temperature increase well below 2 °C above pre-industrial levels

Author : Wagamaga
Subreddit : science
Points : 3
Published : 3 weeks ago
Comments : 23

Climate change less lkely to be catastrophic, says new nature study. This, in turn, would improve the chances of keeping the temperature increase well below 2 °C above pre-industrial levels

Author : Wagamaga
Subreddit : science
Points : 1
Published : 3 weeks ago
Comments : 0

Early Trump Support Climbed in Areas With Recent Latino Population Growth. Trump’s popularity increased sharply in the wake of his inflammatory statements about Mexican immigrants

Author : Wagamaga
Subreddit : science
Points : 92
Published : 4 weeks ago
Comments : 14

Trump administration could be sued over pesticide threat to orca and salmon

Author : Wagamaga
Subreddit : politics
Points : 376
Published : 4 weeks ago
Comments : 6

President Donald Trump made 2140 false or misleading claims in his first year

Author : Wagamaga
Subreddit : politics
Points : 1,712
Published : 4 weeks ago
Comments : 40

The Government Shutdown Is Not Shutting Down Robert Mueller's Russia Probe

Author : Wagamaga
Subreddit : politics
Points : 1
Published : 4 weeks ago
Comments : 1

Environmental Activist Sued for Libel Over Facebook Comment About Oil and Gas Company

Author : Wagamaga
Subreddit : environment
Points : 0
Published : 4 weeks ago
Comments : 0

Brains of jazz musicians work differently to classically trained musicians. Scientists think there are profound differences between the brain activity of musicians who play different styles of music.

Author : Wagamaga
Subreddit : science
Points : 67
Published : 4 weeks ago
Comments : 23

Scientists led by McGill University in Canada have found that women have higher levels of activity going on in their brains than men when they feel sexually aroused.

Author : Wagamaga
Subreddit : science
Points : 350
Published : 4 weeks ago
Comments : 34

You are more likely to engage in casual relationships when you feel wealthy. Results suggest that wealth cues really do increase preferences for short-term relationships, though this doesn't detract from the probability of choosing a long-term partner if the right person comes along

Author : Wagamaga
Subreddit : science
Points : 42
Published : 4 weeks ago
Comments : 2

Key to willpower lies in believing you have it in abundance. People who believe they have an abundant supply of self-control are more likely to feel invigorated by mentally taxing activities than people who believe their willpower is a finite resource

Author : Wagamaga
Subreddit : science
Points : 7,841
Published : 4 weeks ago
Comments : 355

Hunter-gatherer lifestyle could help explain superior ability to ID smells. Foraging communities in forests of the Malay Peninsula are better at identifying odors than their rice-farming neighbour

Author : Wagamaga
Subreddit : science
Points : 46
Published : 4 weeks ago
Comments : 4

Creative People's Brains Are Uniquely Wired, Scientists Discover. Researchers discovered is that when we’re being creative, a certain neurological pattern or signature occurs inside the brain

Author : Wagamaga
Subreddit : science
Points : 306
Published : 4 weeks ago
Comments : 22

Infant mortality rates in Texas vary dramatically from one zip code to the next, according to new study. In Fort Worth, for example, the infant mortality rate was over six times higher in the 76164 zip code than in neighboring 76107.

Author : Wagamaga
Subreddit : science
Points : 524
Published : 4 weeks ago
Comments : 42

A study has found Inherited IQ can increase in early childhood. The study, the researchers say, has significant implications for the way we educate children, whose inherited IQ can increase, especially during early childhood, with the right kind of stimulation and attention.

Author : Wagamaga
Subreddit : science
Points : 568
Published : 4 weeks ago
Comments : 131

A recent study published in the journal PLOS One has revealed that regularly attending religious ceremonies, such as a mass or a funeral, may lead to greater health and increased longevity in middle-aged people and seniors.

Author : Wagamaga
Subreddit : science
Points : 25
Published : 4 weeks ago
Comments : 5

Researchers explore psychological effects of climate change. They found that while some people have little anxiety about the Earth's changing climate, others are experiencing high levels of stress, and even depression

Author : Wagamaga
Subreddit : science
Points : 181
Published : 1 month ago
Comments : 47

Study of 385-million-year-old shark suggests humans and sharks shared common ancestor 440 million years ago

Author : Wagamaga
Subreddit : science
Points : 38
Published : 1 month ago
Comments : 14

A new study suggests that older people who have worsening anxiety symptoms may be more likely to develop Alzheimer's disease. Anxiety disorders are common across the United States, thought to affect around 40 million adults each year.

Author : Wagamaga
Subreddit : science
Points : 248
Published : 1 month ago
Comments : 33

Czech Republic Publishes Long-Term Climate Change Strategy. Further long-term climate change strategies are expected to be published by countries going forward. This is testimony to the continued global momentum for strengthened action on climate change.

Author : Wagamaga
Subreddit : environment
Points : 1
Published : 1 month ago
Comments : 1

Czech Republic Publishes Long-Term Climate Change Strategy. Further long-term climate change strategies are expected to be published by countries going forward. This is testimony to the continued global momentum for strengthened action on climate change.

Author : Wagamaga
Subreddit : Futurology
Points : 34
Published : 1 month ago
Comments : 0

A major study of 50,000 people over the course of several decades, has found the traditional notion of personality – as fixed and unchanged after adolescence – is mostly untrue.

Author : Wagamaga
Subreddit : science
Points : 22
Published : 1 month ago
Comments : 4

People who earn more money tend to experience more positive emotions focused on themselves, while people who earn less take greater pleasure in their relationships and ability to connect with others, according to research

Author : Wagamaga
Subreddit : science
Points : 16
Published : 1 month ago
Comments : 4

By 2040, Hundreds of Millions May Be Affected By River Floods Across the World. Due to the amount of carbon already introduced into the atmosphere, as the planet warms millions will be exposed to increased flooding risk over the next 25 years. It's time to ramp up preparedness, scientists urge.

Author : Wagamaga
Subreddit : Futurology
Points : 35
Published : 1 month ago
Comments : 3

Federal programs to protect Americans against extreme weather and other natural disasters save even more money than previously thought, according to a report funded by the same agencies that have proposed cutting many of those programs.

Author : Wagamaga
Subreddit : environment
Points : 964
Published : 1 month ago
Comments : 9

Bill de Blasio: This is why New York is suing and divesting from Big Oil

Author : Wagamaga
Subreddit : environment
Points : 5
Published : 1 month ago
Comments : 0

Bill de Blasio: This is why New York is suing and divesting from Big Oil

Author : Wagamaga
Subreddit : politics
Points : 76
Published : 1 month ago
Comments : 3