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The Rolla Daily News - Rolla, MO
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The marshmallows in question were part of experiments on delayed gratification conducted by Walter Mischel at Stanford University in the 1960s. In the original experiment, children between the ages of 4 to 6 were alone in a room at a table that had one marshmallow on it in front of them. The children were told that they could eat the marshmallow if they wished, but if they waited until the examiner came back without eating it, they would get two marshmallows. The waiting time was 15 minutes,...

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September 23Word of the Day, This Day in History, Number to Know, Website of the Day, Today’s Featured Birthday and Daily Quote.Word of the Day

Updated at 11:17 PM

Miners still searching for first victory.

Updated at 11:10 PM

WASHINGTON — The U.S. and five Arab countries launched airstrikes Monday night on Islamic State group targets in Syria, expanding a military campaign into a country whose three-year civil war has given the brutal militant group a safe haven.

Updated at 11:07 PM

Mistakes costly as Bulldogs fall to Tigers.

Updated at 11:00 PM

Tigers lead throughout, belt Pirates, 28-7.

Updated at 10:57 PM

Area athletic events for Tuesday and Wednesday.

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Is Gotham the place to be on Mondays? Are you down with Team

Updated at 9:55 PM

The U.S. and partner nations began launching airstrikes against Islamic State group targets in Syria for the first time Monday night, expanding a military campaign against the militants with a mix of fighter jets, bombers and Tomahawk cruise...

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[WARNING: The following story contains spoilers from Monday's season premiere of The Voice. Read at your own risk.] Those famous red chairs on...

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