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  1. tom_mai78101 posted a new thread.

    Report The spreading of misinformation online

    The wide availability of user-provided content in online social media facilitates the aggregation of people around common interests,...

    Forum: Headline News

    Jan 22, 2017 at 11:27 PM
  2. tom_mai78101 posted a new thread.

    Report False Study: Study Claiming Video Games Make Players Better Real-Life Shooters Gets Debunked

    Back in 2012 an academic study in the Communications Research journal lent some credibility to the idea that playing a lot of first-person...

    Forum: Headline News

    Jan 22, 2017 at 7:32 PM
  3. tom_mai78101 posted a new thread.

    Report Detectives on the toll of investigating child deaths: It only gets harder

    There has been little research into what it’s like for police detectives to investigate the death of a child. As bluntly stated in official...

    Forum: Headline News

    Jan 22, 2017 at 4:15 PM
  4. tom_mai78101 posted a new thread.

    Sci/Tech Researchers Uncover Twitter Bot Army That’s 350,000 Strong

    There’s an army lurking in the underbelly of Twitter. Legions of fake Twitter accounts, called bots, roam the virtual social media...

    Forum: Headline News

    Jan 21, 2017 at 11:45 AM
  5. tom_mai78101 posted a new thread.

    Sci/Tech Soft exosuit economies: understanding the costs of lightening the load

    A Harvard team quantifies significant metabolic energy savings gained from its wearable gait-improving robot. (CAMBRIDGE, Massachusetts) —...

    Forum: Headline News

    Jan 21, 2017 at 11:08 AM
  6. tom_mai78101 posted a new thread.

    Sci/Tech Google Has Finally Started Penalizing Mobile Websites With Intrusive Pop-Up Ads

    If you hate pop-up ads and interstitials (those full page ads that pop up before a web page) while browsing the web on your cell phone,...

    Forum: Headline News

    Jan 20, 2017 at 7:09 PM
  7. tom_mai78101 posted a new thread.

    Sci/Tech WSJ: Samsung Note 7 investigation will blame ‘irregularly sized’ batteries and manufacturing flaws

    An investigation into the cause of faulty batteries that led Samsung Electronics Co. to pull all of its Galaxy Note 7 smartphones last year...

    Forum: Headline News

    Jan 20, 2017 at 7:07 PM
  8. tom_mai78101 posted a new thread.

    Report Frankly, we do give a damn: Study finds links between swearing and honesty

    It's long been associated with anger and coarseness but profanity can have another, more positive connotation. Psychologists have learned...

    Forum: Headline News

    Jan 18, 2017 at 6:58 AM
  9. tom_mai78101 posted a new thread.

    Report Study shows Northeast USA will reach dangerous 2°C warming threshold faster than rest of the world

    Global warming obviously refers to temperature increases across the entire globe. We know the Earth is warming, we know it is human-caused,...

    Forum: Headline News

    Jan 18, 2017 at 6:49 AM
  10. tom_mai78101 posted a new thread.

    UK News Brexit: UK to leave single market, says Theresa May

    Theresa May has said the UK "cannot possibly" remain within the European single market, as staying in it would mean "not leaving the EU at...

    Forum: Headline News

    Jan 17, 2017 at 12:11 PM
  11. Varine replied to the thread Sci/Tech Female shark learns to reproduce without males after years alone.

    She saved some, cuz #bitchesbecrazy

    Jan 16, 2017
  12. tom_mai78101 posted a new thread.

    Report Caffeine may counter age-related inflammation

    A chronic inflammatory process that occurs in some, but not all, older people may trigger cardiovascular problems, a new Stanford study...

    Forum: Headline News

    Jan 16, 2017
  13. tom_mai78101 posted a new thread.

    Sci/Tech Female shark learns to reproduce without males after years alone

    Who needs men? A female shark separated from her long-term mate has developed the ability to have babies on her own. Leonie the zebra...

    Forum: Headline News

    Jan 16, 2017
  14. tom_mai78101 replied to the thread Crime NYPD: 12-year-old pulls gun on classmate over chicken nuggets..

    Hm... I can imagine hearing a 12-year-old say it so well.

    Jan 16, 2017
  15. Varine replied to the thread Crime NYPD: 12-year-old pulls gun on classmate over chicken nuggets..

    Gimme your nuggets, bitch

    Jan 16, 2017
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