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Date / TimeStory
Friday May 30, 2014 @02:15PM The Light Might Make You Heavy
Sunday April 27, 2014 @01:52PM Why the Sharing Economy Is About Desperation, Not Trust
Friday April 12, 2013 @09:31AM Browser Choice May Affect Your Job Prospects
Wednesday January 23, 2013 @07:51PM Male Scientists More Prone To Misconduct
Tuesday December 11, 2012 @01:17PM Four Cups of Coffee A Day Cuts Risk of Oral Cancer
Wednesday October 03, 2012 @03:35PM Earthquakes Correlated With Texan Fracking Sites
Tuesday August 28, 2012 @09:11AM Study Shows Marijuana Use In Teens Correlates To Decreasing IQ
Tuesday August 28, 2012 @07:39AM Study: Marijuana Use in Teens Correlates to Decreasing IQ
Sunday July 29, 2012 @04:03PM Facebook Abstainers Could Be Labeled Suspicious
Sunday March 04, 2012 @01:13AM Chrome Users Are Best With Numbers, IE Users Worst
Tuesday February 28, 2012 @03:29PM Master Engineer: Apple's "Mastered For iTunes" No Better Than AAC-Encoded Music
Saturday February 11, 2012 @10:12AM If You're Fat, Broke, and Smoking, Blame Language
Tuesday January 03, 2012 @05:12PM Facebook a Factor in a Third of UK Divorces
Friday January 28, 2011 @05:55AM Russian Media Link Moscow Bombing With Modern Warfare 2 Scene
Monday January 17, 2011 @01:59PM New Study Links Video Games and Mental Problems
Saturday December 18, 2010 @01:58PM Exposing the Link Between Cell Phones and Fertility
Friday December 17, 2010 @11:31AM Testing the media-A bad science reporting honeypot
Thursday December 16, 2010 @06:28PM Survey Shows That Fox News Makes You Less Informed
Friday October 15, 2010 @07:29PM Background Noise Affects Taste of Foods
Thursday September 16, 2010 @05:30PM Why Are Terrorists Often Engineers?
Friday August 27, 2010 @04:17AM Sit Longer, Die Sooner
Wednesday July 28, 2010 @12:45PM If You Don't Want Your Car Stolen, Make It Pink
Thursday July 22, 2010 @05:35PM World of Warcraft Can Boost Your Career
Wednesday July 07, 2010 @11:23AM Parasite Correlated With World Cup Success
Tuesday June 29, 2010 @08:24AM The Tuesday Birthday Problem
Thursday June 17, 2010 @08:07PM Study Shows Monkeys Like Watching TV
Tuesday June 01, 2010 @10:41AM Study Claims Cellphones Implicated In Bee Loss
Monday May 24, 2010 @12:37PM Study Shows Standing Up To Bullies Is Good For You
Wednesday May 19, 2010 @03:56PM Justice Not As Blind As Previously Thought
Sunday May 09, 2010 @12:11AM iPad Isn't "Killing" Netbook Sales, According To Paul Thurrott
Thursday May 06, 2010 @07:35PM iPad is not "killing" netbook sales
Thursday May 06, 2010 @02:22PM iPad Is Destroying Netbook Sales
Thursday April 08, 2010 @02:39AM Japanese Guts Are Made For Sushi
Monday April 05, 2010 @12:04PM Young Men Who Smoke Have Lower IQs
Friday March 26, 2010 @10:37AM Facebook Leads To Increase In STDs in Britain
Monday March 22, 2010 @07:56PM Study Shows People In Power Make Better Liars
Wednesday March 10, 2010 @02:01PM Study Shows TV Makes Kids Fat, Computers Don't
Tuesday March 02, 2010 @01:38AM Another Study Attacks Violent Video Games, Claims To Be "Conclusive"
Saturday February 20, 2010 @08:21PM Math Anxiety Affects Skills As Basic As Counting
Monday February 08, 2010 @05:25PM Turns Out You Actually Can Be Bored To Death
Sunday February 07, 2010 @02:46AM Studies Find Harm From Cellular and Wi-Fi Signals
Wednesday February 03, 2010 @02:11PM Heavy Internet Use Linked To Depression
Sunday December 13, 2009 @07:46PM Poorer Children More Likely To Get Antipsychotics
Friday December 04, 2009 @01:25PM Cell Phones Don't Increase Chances of Brain Cancer
Thursday December 03, 2009 @11:29PM Children Using Technology Have Better Literacy Skills
Thursday November 05, 2009 @01:22AM Placebo Effect Caught In the Act In Spinal Nerves
Tuesday November 03, 2009 @04:12AM Microsoft Links Malware Rates To Pirated Windows
Tuesday October 20, 2009 @02:31PM Cosmic Radiation Makes Trees Grow Faster
Thursday October 08, 2009 @11:51AM Candy Linked To Violence In Study
Tuesday October 06, 2009 @01:37PM Most Mac Owners Also Own a Windows PC, But Not Vice Versa
Sunday October 04, 2009 @03:59PM Seasonal Flu Shots Double Risk of Getting Swine Flu, Says New Study
Saturday September 26, 2009 @06:11PM A New Explanation For the Plight of Winter Babies
Wednesday September 16, 2009 @02:22PM Happiness May Be Catching
Thursday September 03, 2009 @04:44AM Running Over Virtual Pedestrians Helps In-Game Ad Recall
Wednesday August 26, 2009 @04:17PM Obesity May Accelerate Brain Aging
Wednesday August 19, 2009 @06:45PM Average Gamer Is 35, Fat and Bummed
Tuesday August 18, 2009 @03:11PM Looking For a Link Between Sci-Fi UFOs and UFO Reports
Tuesday August 18, 2009 @02:37AM UFO sightings linked to sci-fi?
Sunday August 16, 2009 @04:19AM C# and Java Weekday Languages, Python and Ruby For Weekends?
Thursday August 13, 2009 @04:29PM Joachim De Posada Talks About Delayed Gratification
Tuesday August 11, 2009 @09:38AM The Right Amount of "Challenge" In IT & Gaming
Wednesday August 05, 2009 @11:42AM Psychopaths Have Brain Structure Abnormality
Monday July 27, 2009 @11:59PM Formerly Classified Global Warming Spy Photos Released
Monday July 27, 2009 @08:21PM Are Women Getting More Beautiful?
Friday July 24, 2009 @10:48AM California Continues To Push For Violent Game Legislation
Monday July 20, 2009 @02:38PM Why the Photos On Wikipedia Are So Bad
Friday July 17, 2009 @06:13PM Creativity Potentially Linked To Schizophrenia
Friday July 17, 2009 @05:19PM Study Finds Delinquent Behavior Among Boys Is "Contagious"
Friday July 17, 2009 @11:16AM US Videogame Sales Have Biggest Drop In 9 Years
Monday July 13, 2009 @01:42PM Swearing Provides Pain Relief, Say Scientists
Wednesday July 08, 2009 @12:20PM This Is Your Brain On Magnets — Or Maybe Not
Thursday July 02, 2009 @11:00PM Microsoft Changing Users' Default Search Engine
Thursday July 02, 2009 @01:36AM Comets Probably Seeded Earth's Nitrogen Atmosphere
Wednesday July 01, 2009 @05:01AM Some Overheating 3GS iPhones Glow Pink
Monday June 29, 2009 @11:11PM Being Slightly Overweight May Lead To Longer Life
Thursday June 25, 2009 @07:17PM Google Funding the Next Big One?
Friday June 12, 2009 @11:39PM Game, DVD Sales Hurting Music Industry More Than Downloads
Friday May 29, 2009 @02:59PM Empirical Study Shows DRM Encourages Infringement
Thursday May 14, 2009 @01:18PM The More Popular the Browser, the Slower It Is
Thursday May 14, 2009 @12:58PM Scientists Create RNA From Primordial Soup
Sunday May 03, 2009 @09:39AM Lithium In Water "Curbs Suicide"
Thursday April 16, 2009 @01:22PM Is Your Mood a Result of Where You Live?
Wednesday April 15, 2009 @12:35PM Are Human Beings Organisms Or Living Ecosystems?
Tuesday April 14, 2009 @08:45PM Facebook Users Get Lower Grades In College
Sunday April 12, 2009 @04:22AM Sweden Sees Boom In Legal Downloading
Thursday April 09, 2009 @08:23AM Chimpanzees Exchange Meat For Sex
Sunday April 05, 2009 @07:01PM Flawed Map Says L.A.'s Crime Highest Next to Police HQ
Wednesday April 01, 2009 @09:13AM Hints of a Link Between Autism and Vinyl Flooring
Thursday March 19, 2009 @04:58PM Study Finds the Pious Fight Death Hardest
Wednesday March 18, 2009 @08:37AM Spider Bite Allows Man To Walk Again
Thursday March 12, 2009 @04:13PM Asthma Risk Linked To Early TV Viewing
Monday March 09, 2009 @01:42PM UK Government Ads Link Games With "Early Death"
Thursday February 12, 2009 @04:53PM Court Rules Autism Not Caused By Childhood Vaccine
Wednesday February 04, 2009 @02:56PM IT Job Market Is Tanking, But Not For Everyone
Tuesday February 03, 2009 @10:34PM Video Game Use Linked To Breast Feeding
Friday January 30, 2009 @08:31PM Diet of Fast Food and Candy May Cause Alzheimer's
Thursday January 29, 2009 @01:56PM 45% of Dutch Media-Buying Population Are "Pirates"
Sunday January 25, 2009 @08:18AM After Monty Python Goes YouTube, Big Jump In DVD Sales
Wednesday January 21, 2009 @09:44PM Google's PageRank Predicts Nobel Prize Winners
Tuesday January 20, 2009 @11:15AM Dutch Study Says Filesharing Has Positive Economic Effects
Monday January 19, 2009 @06:43PM Presidential Inauguration Hardware and Other Challenges
Thursday January 15, 2009 @07:45AM 3 Cups of Coffee Increases Hallucinations
Tuesday January 13, 2009 @02:27PM Congressman Wants Health Warnings On Video Games
Saturday December 06, 2008 @12:19PM Spore the Most Pirated Game of 2008
Wednesday December 03, 2008 @02:30AM Study Confirms Mobile Phones Distract Drivers
Thursday November 20, 2008 @06:30PM Study Recommends Online Gaming, Social Networking For Kids
Monday November 17, 2008 @06:53PM Unhappy People Watch More TV
Monday November 17, 2008 @09:10AM Independent Dev Reports Over 80% Piracy Rate On DRM-Free Game
Monday November 10, 2008 @12:06PM Press Favored Obama Throughout Campaign
Sunday November 09, 2008 @12:45AM Video Games Linked To Child Aggression
Thursday October 23, 2008 @09:19PM Voters Swayed By Candidates Who Share Their Looks
Monday October 20, 2008 @10:48AM Researchers Claim To Be Able To Determine Political Leaning By How Messy You Are
Sunday October 19, 2008 @03:55PM B&W TV Generation Has Monochrome Dreams
Friday October 17, 2008 @04:44AM Internet Use Can Be Good For the Brain
Sunday October 05, 2008 @03:50AM New Study Links Plastics To Heart Disease, Diabetes
Thursday September 18, 2008 @10:29PM Gamers Are Fitter (and Sadder) Than You Think
Monday September 08, 2008 @09:16AM Opposable Thumbs and Upright Walking Caused By "Junk DNA"
Thursday September 04, 2008 @12:23PM Huge Arctic Ice Shelf Breaks Off
Tuesday September 02, 2008 @03:51PM Possible Monogamy Gene Found In People
Tuesday August 26, 2008 @06:33PM Scientists Discover Cows Point North
Wednesday August 20, 2008 @06:16PM Research Suggests Polygamous Men Live Longer
Wednesday August 13, 2008 @09:20AM Cooking Stimulated Big Leap In Human Cognition
Monday August 04, 2008 @05:08PM Study Suggests Music Industry Embrace Piracy
Monday July 28, 2008 @01:40PM WB Took Pains To "Delay" Pirating of Dark Knight
Friday June 27, 2008 @11:27AM Telecom Immunity Flip-Floppers Got More Telecom Money
Tuesday June 17, 2008 @03:36PM Road Rage Linked To Automobile Bumper Stickers
Wednesday June 11, 2008 @02:12PM Study Links Storm Botnet's Growth To Illegal Drugs
Saturday May 10, 2008 @01:50PM Microsoft IM Blocking YouTube Links
Wednesday March 19, 2008 @11:15AM Scientists' Success Or Failure Correlated With Beer
Monday March 10, 2008 @02:08PM Cat Ownership Correlated With Heart Health
Wednesday February 20, 2008 @11:31PM Leaked RIAA Training Video
Friday February 15, 2008 @04:54PM Cell Phone Use Study Sees Increased Cancer Risk
Friday February 15, 2008 @08:10AM Computer Models Find Patterns In Asymmetric Threats
Wednesday November 28, 2007 @11:18PM Violent Games 'Almost' As Dangerous as Smoking
Thursday November 08, 2007 @01:33AM Causes of Death Linked To Weight
Saturday November 03, 2007 @06:30PM Study Says P2P Downloaders Buy More Music
Wednesday October 24, 2007 @01:47AM Crime Reduction Linked To Lead-Free Gasoline
Tuesday October 09, 2007 @12:29PM Time Dimension To Become Space-like
Friday January 19, 2007 @01:11PM Nobel Prize Winners Live Longer
Sunday October 15, 2006 @11:54PM French Scientists Link Higher BMI with Lower IQ

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