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sociology

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Woman attempts to avoid her image for a year

Sociology Ph.D. candidate Kjerstin Gruys decides to explore body-image issues by not looking in mirrors or at other representations of her own body for six months prior to and following her wedding.

By August 20, 2011

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Media outlets (and Wikipedia) fooled by Irishman

A 22-year-old student posts a phony quote on Wikipedia purporting to be from deceased composer Maurice Jarre. He claims it was part of a sociology project. The media believes it's a real quote.

By May 7, 2009

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CNET en Español's first anniversary and the state of diversity in the tech industry

Commentary: Marking its first anniversary, CNET en Español brings light to the most influential and outstanding Latinos in an industry that could do much better when it comes to diversity.

By September 19, 2014

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Street photography with Eric Kim

International street photographer Eric Kim takes time out from his Australian trip to teach us the intricate art of taking excellent street photos.

By May 10, 2012

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'Neda' four years later and other viral moments

In the last four years, there has been no shortage of extraordinary moments that captured people's attention.

By June 14, 2013

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This Twitch Plays Pokemon-themed Flappy Bird clone might make the Internet implode

And just when you thought that either of these wacky fringe fascinations couldn't get better. Think again.

By March 13, 2014

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Google bores at I/O -- just the way it wanted

Forget "moon shots" and Billy Idol. Flashiness took a backseat to the expanding world of Android as Google presented a mature mobile operating system and new platforms to use it on.

By June 29, 2014

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Study: Women bigger sexters than men

It seems that Rep. Anthony Weiner may have been in the minority. A study by two professors suggests that women might be more likely to sext than me.

By July 16, 2011

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After two months with Android, I'm going back to iPhone. Here's why.

While I can see the benefits of the Android platform, especially with regard to hardware, it's just not the mobile experience I want.

By March 28, 2014

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Snowden nominated for Nobel Peace Prize

Two members of the Norwegian parliament say NSA whistle-blower Edward Snowden has made "a critical contribution" to restoring the balance between national security and civil liberties.

By January 29, 2014