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Sorry, Charlie: The Charlie Charlie Challenge is less spooky than they say

What's really making objects move in that viral craze involving pencils and summoning ghosts? It's not the demon you think it is, freaked-out teens.

By May 26, 2015

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Woman reportedly shoots self in head while taking selfie

Technically Incorrect: A Russian woman is taking a selfie while holding a 9mm gun, according to a news story. It doesn't quite go to plan, but she survives.

By May 22, 2015

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Can't concentrate? Look at this for 40 seconds

The next time your mind wanders, you might be able to regain your focus if you turn your gaze on a specific type of image, says research out of the University of Melbourne.

By May 25, 2015

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Researchers invent tiny sonic screwdriver

Using an array of loudspeakers, researchers have created swirling vortices of sound that were used to manipulate microscopic particles.

By May 28, 2015

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There are too many scientific studies, says scientific study

Technically Incorrect: Researchers suggest there are so many scientific papers that their contents are being rapidly forgotten.

By March 14, 2015

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Einstein considered a bigger hero than Jesus, says study

Research conducted among almost 7,000 university students worldwide sees science take top spot. Among villains, however, George W. Bush came above Stalin and Mao.

By May 20, 2015

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17 percent take selfies or other photos while driving, AT&T study says

Technically Incorrect: A study shows that 70 percent of people admit to engaging in some phone activity at the wheel: 28 percent surf the Web, 30 percent send tweets "all the time," and it doesn't stop there.

By May 19, 2015

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Kids perform better at schools that ban phones, study says

Technically Incorrect: A UK study suggests that schoolkids' performance significantly improves when they can't get hold of a phone at school. It also showed that low-achieving students improved the most.

By May 18, 2015

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Can getting high make you short? A new study raises the question

Technically Incorrect: A study out of Pakistan suggests a significant height difference between boys who regularly smoke pot before puberty and those who've never smoked it.

By May 19, 2015

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iPhones in use in the US rise to 94M, new study suggests

No shock: the iPhone 6 line is off to a strong start. More surprisingly, some 8 million iPhone 4S devices are still in US hands.

By May 15, 2015