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Lights! Neurons! Action! Binge-drinking lab rats go cold turkey

A new study using light to target and stimulate specific neurons in lab rats trained to drink much the way human binge-drinkers do finds the rodents "flat out stopped drinking."

By Jan. 6, 2014

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Apology agonistes? Don't blame Snapchat -- blame yourselves

Snapchat's middle-finger salute in the aftermath of a massive security breach is par for the course in an industry with the attention span of a hamster.

By Jan. 4, 2014

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Don't be a techhole: A common sense guide to tech courtesy

Google issued guidelines to help Google Glass users not be "Glassholes," but why stop there? Here's the missing manual to put an end to some top technology peeves.

By Feb. 22, 2014

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OKCupid stakeout finds men prefer women who cheat

A fascinating experiment suggests that man predominantly use dating Web sites to hook up and prefer women who admit they're cheating. The reverse experiment has very different results.

By Aug. 13, 2013

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Spike Lee pans in on Kickstarter for next indie film

Lee is the latest (and probably most influential) filmmaker to turn to the crowdfunding site for financing. He hopes to raise $1.5 million for his next feature film, which he says is about people "who are addicted to blood."

By Jul. 22, 2013

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Sweet LOLcats! Puppies and kittens can boost productivity?

CuteOverload may be the cure for work overload. A Japanese study finds looking at pictures of cute animals can be a boost for work performance.

By Oct. 1, 2012

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Like/Dislike cufflinks a Facebook fashion statement

For those that dislike everything, "f me" links are also an option.

By May. 18, 2011

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World of Warcraft: The 'crack cocaine' of gaming

Sweden's Youth Care Foundation declares World of Warcraft the most dangerous game in the world. Every case of game addiction it has worked on has involved WoW, it says.

By Mar. 1, 2009

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Google science fair entrants focus on health, environment

Only 15 teenagers remain from the hundreds of entries from around the world that Google received for its second annual global since fair.

By Jul. 23, 2012