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Ever feel like some people can pick up on your emotions without you even saying a word? Well it may just be that this person’s ability to read emotions is related to their socioeconomic status.

According to a study published in the November issue of “Psychological Science,” people of lower socioeconomic status are better at reading emotions than those of high socieconomic status. Michael Kraus, co-author of the study and postdoctoral researcher at UCSF (Berkeley researchers also contributed), claims that the higher level of empathy amongst those of low read more »


Al Gore's house

This may or may not come as a surprise to you: Hella rich people here, too. Hella. Rich.

And while the drama surrounding the Berkeley-rich may not be quite as juicy as that produced in Orange County, it often proves more thought-provoking. Case in point: can Mitch Kapor’s proposed 6,748 square foot home really be as environmentally sustainable as the city has dubbed it? Oh hey, I think your Ramen is ready—or do you like it soggy? read more »