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A troubling slur on male nerd sexuality

Researchers at the University of Sydney have declared that male science students are the least likely to have sex. But a very small proportion of the respondents were actually male.

By Dec. 5, 2008

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Gustav Klimt's birthday celebrated with Google doodle

The Austrian painter famed for his erotic gold leaf works gets his own doodle.

By Jul. 14, 2012

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Porn filters slammed by Lib Dems as 'false sense of security'

Lib Dem president Tim Farron has attacked mandatory opt-out Internet filters as "misconceived, ineffective and illiberal".

By Jan. 10, 2014

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Twitter boycott begins in response to continuing threats

A 24-hour Twitter boycott is in action, with plenty of people taking a day off to raise awareness of online abuse.

By Aug. 4, 2013

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Woman renews marriage vows with Ferris wheel

MTV-owned Logo TV presents a show about people who claim to be in love with objects, such as cars, planes, Monopoly boards, and a Ferris wheel called Bruce. No, the iPhone didn't seem to feature.

By Nov. 12, 2013

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Enigma codebreaker Alan Turing to be pardoned posthumously

The father of modern computing is to be granted a posthumous pardon, thanks to a backbench bill tabled for the end of October.

By Jul. 20, 2013

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When Internet trolls attack: A view from the receiving end

One well-known science site recently turned off reader comments due to trolls and spambots. The host of CNET TV show Rumor Has It, who has dealt with her share of online abuse, ponders the move.

By Sep. 26, 2013

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Why does Alec Baldwin get a Twitter pass?

Actor Alec Baldwin turns to Twitter to accuse a Daily Mail reporter of a being "a toxic little queen." He somehow receives precious little opprobrium from anyone, even gay organizations. How can this be?

By Jun. 30, 2013

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Web porn for peace (and other good causes)

The masterminds behind Come4.org would like to see the viewing of online porn become a moneymaker for social causes.

By Oct. 6, 2012

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Reddit bans sexually suggestive images of children

In response to a wave of criticism, the popular social news site announced it would ban sections that focus on the sexualization of children.

By Feb. 12, 2012