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Great news! Engineers aren't psychopaths (but CEOs are)

You might wonder which professions have the greatest proportion of psychopaths. Well, according to one book, engineers are nowhere on the list. Until they become CEOs, that is.

By Nov. 2, 2013


How real are cinema psychos? New study finds out

Fictional characters Gordon Gekko and Anton Chigurh top the list of realistic psychopaths, research says, while classic characters like Norman Bates may not be as true to the clinical definition.

By Jan. 2, 2014


How your tweets may prove you're a psychopath

Scientists believe that using words like "die" and "bury" on Twitter indicate that you might have very difficult tendencies.

By Aug. 27, 2012


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


Sean Parker on his wedding, redwoods, and death threats

Things have been a bit crazy since Parker's controversial multimillion-dollar nuptials in an old-growth forest on the California Coast. He talks with CNET's Paul Sloan about being the Internet's punching bag.

By Jun. 14, 2013


BOL 1035: Gadget of the year 2006

CNET's Donald Bell previewed the Zune HD and it brought him tears of joy. But the rest of us think it's about three years too late. We also debate the need for Google to get into the video codec game and whether you need a Pico projector in your camera.

By Aug. 5, 2009


Gaming linked to weapon-carrying in girls?

A study suggests that, in general, recreational gaming is mostly harmless, particularly in boys. However, in some girls, gaming was linked to both serious fighting and carrying a weapon to school.

By Nov. 19, 2010


Call of Duty Elite subscription service to headshot your direct debit

The Call of Duty franchise is to introduce a subscription service called Call of Duty Elite, which will offer map packs and extra online features for gamers willing to stump up a monthly fee.

By May. 31, 2011


iBand: Faking trust with technology

A technology to remind you of someone's name when you shake their hand sounds like a great idea. But does it provide an unfair advantage, or worse, rob you of your humanity?

By Jun. 23, 2006


The case of the spying salesman

The case of the spying salesman

By Apr. 30, 2006