It takes about 200 hours with someone to turn them into a best friend, new study shows

Making new friends take time. A new study quantified how long it takes, on average, for an acquaintance to climb our social circle.

Our brains resemble those of our friends, new research shows

Friends think alike.

The eye of the friend zone: relationship goals influence how each person looks at potential friends or mates

One person’s crush could be the next one’s prospective friend. The psychology of attraction is far more complex than we thought.

Only about half your friends actually consider you a friend

It’s not you, it’s them. Well, it’s you a bit, too.

Half of your friends don’t actually feel the same way, probably

How many friends do you think you have? A hundred, twenty… two? Chances have it, you actually have only half as many ‘real’ friends as you think. At least, those who look to you as a friend too, say researchers at MIT’s Media Lab.

Lion, Tiger and Bear share impressing friendship

They’ve known each other basically all their lives, but the early days weren’t happy at all. Found during a police raid at the home of a drug lord, Leo, Shere Khan and Baloo tied an extremely unusual bond. They now live their peaceful lives together in the habitat built specifically for them at Noah’s Ark rescue center in Locust Grove,