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Being ignored on Facebook is psychological hell

Researchers in Australia believe that those who don't get immediate feedback on social media suffer from a lack of belonging and a general despair. Well, of course.

By May 11, 2014

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Delta's utterly insane, meme-filled new safety video

Technically Incorrect: There's Charlie Bit My Finger. There's a cat playing the piano. There's the Overly Attached Girlfriend. Still feel safe?

By May 20, 2015

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​So you think you can't sing? Science says otherwise

Grab a mic! Most people can carry a tune, even if they think their voice would make Simon Cowell scowl, a researcher at Toronto's Royal Conservatory of Music says.

By May 22, 2015

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The psychology of Android vs iOS

Why do we get so passionate about our operating systems? Adventures in Tech explores the psychology that fuels smart phone fandom.

By December 30, 2013

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iOS vs. Android: The psychology that fuels the phone wars (video)

With the help of a psychology pro, Adventures in Tech explains why we get so fiercely competitive about our operating systems.

By December 30, 2013

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Science identifies the best in-flight meal (if you care about taste)

If you have to endure the horror of a meal on an airplane, a new study out of Cornell says some tastes are more intense than others. Order accordingly.

By May 19, 2015

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Science has an antidote for 'Uptown Funk' and other persistent earworms

At last, there's a scientifically proven way to get that song out of your head, but you'll want to make sure you're done eating first.

By May 13, 2015

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Wanna slow down your beer-guzzling? Get the right glass

The shape of your glass can determine the speed at which you "chug, chug, chug," say new studies out of the University of Bristol in England.

By May 11, 2015

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Using electricity to give your brain a boost? Not so fast...

Do-it-yourselfers using electrical currents to stimulate their brains may be doing more harm than good.

By May 6, 2015

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Millennials' view of Snowden could spur surveillance relief, ACLU says

The civil liberties group argues that younger adults have an "overwhelmingly positive opinion" about Edward Snowden, leaker of NSA secrets -- and that governments should take note.

By April 21, 2015