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Where are its manners? This extinct mammal sucked in its food

Fossils of an extinct creature that looked like a cross between a hippo and a walrus show it didn't chew its food like most mammals. It probably also ate with its mouth open and never used a coaster.

By October 8, 2015

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Using science to justify manspreading? Don't.

Commentary: Guys turn to science to mansplain why they hog space on trains and buses. But instead of excusing bad behavior through biology, why not just have some manners?

By January 20, 2016

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Uber's trick for taming drunks? A children's toy

Placing Bop It toys in cars is reportedly preventing drunk passengers from bopping their Uber drivers.

By January 26, 2016

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Etiquette guide to Apple's new emojis: Don't hug the middle finger!

Apple put more than 150 new emojis in its latest iOS update, but just when is it appropriate to send someone an image of a block of cheese or a levitating man? CNET's Danny Gallagher plays Miss Manners.

By October 22, 2015

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How to teach Siri some manners

New features introduced in iOS 7.1 and 7.0 can help Siri be more responsive and better-behaved, at least if you know where to look.

By March 11, 2014

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Mild-mannered Chevy Malibu sedan features modern, smartphone interface

Although lacking in the way of emotional engagement, the Chevy Malibu drives easy, and it gets the MyLink cabin tech interface, which emulates the style of smartphones.

By January 27, 2014

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Group wants to build wall to stop techies returning from Burning Man

A humorous online crowdfunding appeal says it'll only take $7.3 billion to build a 300-mile-long wall. This will ensure that San Francisco will become a saner place again, as Burning Manners will be kept out.

By August 5, 2015

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Ep. 1,326: Where we learn our manners

Bridget Carey and Richard Peterson return for another episode of 404 Misfit Week! Today we're talking crowdsourced over-funding, library selfies at the NYPL, and eight tech etiquette tips to survive your office space.

By August 21, 2013

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The 404 1,326: Where we learn our manners (podcast)

Bridget Carey and Richard Peterson return for another episode of 404 Misfit Week! Today we're talking crowdsourced over-funding, library selfies at the NYPL, and eight tech etiquette tips to survive your office space.

By August 21, 2013

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Doctor taps Glass to teach exam techniques, bedside manner

Physician experiments with Google Glass to add his (literal) point of view to the Stanford Medicine 25 initiative, which includes a series of hands-on workshops and videos to teach 25 patient-exam techniques.

By July 31, 2013