Consanguineous marriages are declining

CHARLES DARWIN MARRIED his cousin, and may have regretted it. The great scientist’s experiments on plants later convinced him of the “evil effects” of persistent inbreeding. In 1870 he wrote to an MP, suggesting that the upcoming national census ask parents whether they were blood relatives. For, as he noted, consanguineous marriages were...

Black Friday 2017: Your Best Bargain Bet Might Be a TV

As the holiday shopping seasons begins in earnest over the Thanksgiving weekend, we’re spread out over the United States, capturing what the deal-seeking rush looks like this year.• If you’re suiting up to hit the stores, your best bet for a bargain might be a TV. Our tech columnist Brian Chen tells you what to look for.• A humming economy does...

Facebook Founder’s Favor Comes With Complications

AdvertisementEAST PALO ALTO, Calif. — Adrian Bonilla lived in a shared house in this Silicon Valley town with his wife and two grandchildren until earlier this year, when the rent for their bedroom jumped to $1,200 from $900 a month. Mr. Bonilla attributed that rise to Facebook, which is based nearby and was growing.So Mr. Bonilla, a 43-year-old mechanic...

Mugabe Will Continue Living in Zimbabwe, Spokesman Says

HARARE, Zimbabwe — Robert Mugabe, the longtime leader of Zimbabwe who was ousted in a military intervention last week, will continue to live in the country with his wife, Grace, after a new president takes over, his spokesman said on Thursday.Mr. Mugabe, 93, who has not spoken or appeared in public since resigning as president on Tuesday, does not...

Black Friday 2017: Bargain Hunting Begins on Thursday

As the holiday shopping seasons begins in earnest over the Thanksgiving weekend, we’re spread out over the United States, capturing what the deal-seeking rush looks like this year.• A humming economy does not necessarily mean consumers are planning to ready to open their wallets a little more.• But that might be the best argument for bargain hunting....

Why Stand in Line on Black Friday? The Psychology Explained

Standing in line is a pain. At the post office. At the box office. At a restaurant.But on Black Friday, it’s an experience.The first spot outside some Best Buy stores is usually claimed weeks in advance, often by a person in a tent. Shoppers at Walmart will print out maps of the store, with circles around their primary targets. Someone, somewhere,...

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