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Many psychology experiments aren't replicated, study shows

Technically Incorrect: A research study involving attempts to confirm the results of 270 studies in the top-ranking scientific journals of 2008, 64 percent of studies weren't confirmed.

By 29 August 2015

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The 404 Throwback Ep. 89

Today's show is a throwback to 2008 when Russ Frushtick first appeared on the program. We're back next week with a new show. Enjoy!

By 28 August 2015

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Facebook adds Siri rival to Messenger

The social-networking giant launches its artificial intelligence-based personal assistant to compete with Apple's Siri and Google's Now. Can it beat out the other guys?

By 27 August 2015

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What do Edward Snowden and Elton John have in common? Crustaceans

A newly discovered crayfish gets named after the NSA leaker and an amphipod after the singer of "Crocodile Rock." Now whose name are we going to use when we find a new species of crocodile?

By 27 August 2015

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Fallout 4 dev responds to graphics, gameplay criticisms

"Everybody is entitled to their opinion."

By 20 August 2015

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Uber background checks missed drivers' criminal records, prosecutors say

Among the drivers in Uber's service were a convicted murderer and a felon convicted of sex offenses against a minor, prosecutors charge.

By 20 August 2015

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Blue whale shows great comedic timing in this video

A clip from an upcoming live BBC and PBS show called "Big Blue Live" captures footage of a blue whale at the most hilarious time possible. Can a whale get a rimshot up in here?

By 20 August 2015

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Not sure if you should get solar panels? Google it

The search company wants to make it easier for people to decide if they want to "go solar" and add the technology to the roofs of their homes.

By 18 August 2015

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India relents on Internet porn ban

A fierce public backlash to a ban by the government of India on 857 porn sites has led to a reversal of the decision, with sites containing child sexual abuse still outlawed.

By 18 August 2015

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Force Touch: What it is and how it could change your next iPhone

Commentary: Apple's next wave of iPhones and iPads are likely to feature tech that's already in the Apple Watch and newest MacBooks. Here's why it could make a difference.

By 17 August 2015