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Amazon glitch leads to items being sold for almost nothing

In the UK, many items on Amazon suddenly appear for a price of one penny. Retailers rail, while Amazon blames third-party software.

By December 14, 2014

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Teaching creationism makes kids less intelligent, says Bill Nye

The Science Guy worries that forcing children to believe the world is only 6,000 years old prevents them from thinking critically.

By December 13, 2014

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Darwin Awards study says men are far more idiotic than women

Scientists analyze the past 10 years of silly, avoidable deaths and find that almost 90 percent of the "protagonists" in these scenarios were male.

By December 12, 2014

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Zuckerberg muses on 'dislike' button, the emotion study and pizza

In another Q&A session with users, the Facebook CEO says the social network is trying to figure out a way to help express a broader array of emotions.

By December 11, 2014

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Men more responsive toward women in high heels, study says

Valuable scientific money and manpower is spent analyzing whether high heels affect human behavior. Yes, of course these were French researchers.

By December 9, 2014

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8 of our favorite smartphone highs and lows of 2014

CNET goes over the hits and misses that helped define our year in smartphones.

By December 12, 2014

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On SNL, the heroes of Middle Earth get a job at 'The Office'

Martin Freeman began his career in the British version of "The Office" before becoming Bilbo Baggins. Last night, he brought the two worlds together.

By December 14, 2014

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Men think they can fix a computer (but can't), study says

A study suggests that men are especially keen to let it be known they know how to fix a computer, but their actual knowledge may not match their bravado.

By November 17, 2014

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Video game industry grew 4 times faster than US economy in 2012, study says

The games industry continues to boom while other sectors of the economy sputter, according to a new report from the Entertainment Software Association.

By November 11, 2014

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College students more prone to thoughtless social posts than high schoolers, study says

A new survey -- conducted for a firm that recently brought its private social-networking app to the US -- also shows that teens are tired of the lack of reality on sites like Facebook.

By October 24, 2014