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Scientists have determined that large full lips make the person more attractive to the opposite sex, and there are many techniques for people trying to gain more lushish lips. We took a look at the most popular ones.

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Part I - The Mechanics of Tattooing; with the huge upswing in the popularity of tattoos seen today, the only logical next step, of course, is to look at the cool science behind them.

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Adrian Salamunovic and Nazim Ahmed are the co-founders of DNA11, a company that creates abstract art from DNA samples. But to really understand why this art is so unique, we have to know a thing or two about DNA first.

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Henna paste, made from the crushed leaves of the henna plant, is used for making temporary tattoos. Uncrushed henna leaves do not stain the skin since lawsone molecules have not been released from the henna leaf.

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Now I'm sure you would probably feel hard-pressed to say you never talked about other people, as many scientists believe this phenomenon of gossip actually has biological and evolutionary roots? Here's the scoop...

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About one in four high school students in North America have their lip, nose, navel, tongue,eyebrow, or upper ear pierced. So what's behind this phenomenon?

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What we watch influences our emotions to such a point that advertisers are hoping to tap into that information to make more effective TV ads as well as better market their products to us. To understand how, let’s first take a closer look at the brain.

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Models are known for sporting high heel shoes down the runway, but there may be some evolutionary reasons from wearing these top fashion items.

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Nail polish (or nail lacquer or enamel) has come a long way since its origins, around 3000 BC. Although quite different from today’s product, adding colour to one’s nails was practiced in China as well as in Egypt.

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Experts in marketing know that one of the biggest factors influencing what you buy is the packaging. As a result $1 out of every $10 you spend on products can be directly attributed to the cost of packaging.

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