Back in the ’60s, corporal punishment was common practice for a shocking 94 percent of parents in the US. While a lot of us may find this number unsettling, just as many don’t. In fact, half of all parents today admitted to punishing children by “spanking on the bottom with a bare hand” to a telephone poll conducted by the National Institutes for Mental Health.
When you think of holiday shopping, the least enjoyable is getting bumped by crowds of people, right? Brett A.S. Martin, a professor at Queensland University of Technology Business School in Australia, definitely knows this, since he believes congestion is actually caused by store owners filling their aisles to the brim with as many products as possible.
Traditionally, people think the perfect gift is the one you’ve spent months thinking about and searching for, or the one you spent a month’s salary on, but new research shows that gift recipients are just as happy, if not more, with less expensive gifts, or the ones they picked out themselves.
Greece’s version of Jim Bob Duggar has been exposed as a fraud due to a tiny slip up. The man, whose identity is protected by Greek law, created 19 non-existent children in order to live off of government benefits. Unfortunately, police caught on to the scheme when the man’s taxes claimed he had the largest family in the country.
President Barack Obama finally made good on his 2008 campaign promise to end the war in Iraq. On Wednesday, the president was at Fort Bragg in North Carolina to welcome troops returning home from Iraq for the last time.
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