Facebook profiles predict job success

Next time you're hiring, forget personality tests - just check out the applicant's Facebook profile instead. It's not just a good way of evaluating candidates, it seems, it's actually one of the best.

Magic shrooms alter your personality

Duuude! Did you know that all those magic mushrooms you took way back when may have permanently altered your personality?

Algorithm can read a person's face

Researchers have developed software that can tell a person's personality and mood from their facial expression.

Does a messy desktop show commitment to the job?

What does your PC desktop say about you? A lot, according to recommendations site Hunch.com.

Get back to your desk: workaholics live longer than laid-back people

Want to live for a long time? Cut out the jokes, worry a lot and work hard.

Gmail users are younger and thinner

Well, this is better than astrology. I've never much liked being a Taurus (stubborn, prosaic, materially-minded), but as a Gmail user I'm delighted to be told I'm young, thin, educated and well-traveled. And it's all true, of course.

Most kids unaffected by violent games

Do violent video games make for violent teenage gamers? Only if they're not very nice to start with, according to new research.