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Ah, Vanity: Wrinkle videos trump cancer vids in getting teens to bust out the sunscreen

It may not be surprising that appealing to our vanity works better than a biology lecture, but the extent to which the approach increases sunscreen use is sizable.

By February 13, 2014

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Dear Tesla and Prius owners, enough with the sanctimonious license plates

Technically Incorrect: Why do owners of greener vehicles feel the need to crow about their eco-superiority? Is it pride, or a need to make the rest of us feel bad?

By April 27, 2015

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Twitter to launch vanity URLs for Vine users' profiles on Dec. 20

Holders of verified Twitter accounts can register for URLs beginning Friday, while nonverified accounts will have to wait until December 23.

By December 18, 2013

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'Game of Thrones' creator confirms the show will spoil the books

Sorry, book readers, but events in HBO's "Game of Thrones" will likely outpace George R.R. Martin's "A Song of Ice and Fire" series as early as next season, show creator David Benioff confirms.

By March 23, 2015

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Watch Ned Stark from 'Game of Thrones' live and die in 60 seconds

Vanity Fair is partnering with 1A4 Studio on a series of animated shorts that tell the tales of Westeros and Essos in 60-second chunks, beginning with the life of Ned Stark.

By March 5, 2015

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You wouldn't like a bigger battery in your iPhone, says Apple's Ive

Technically Incorrect: Apple's head of design says in an interview that there are emotional reasons why the iPhone needs regular recharging.

By March 8, 2015

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Mattel's View-Master gets a Google VR makeover

The stereoscopic toy leaps into the 21st century as Google scopes out uses for its Cardboard virtual-reality tech.

By February 13, 2015

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Xiaomi's Mi Note sells out in under three minutes

The device, which comes with a 5.7-inch HD display, will be available again on February 3, though it's unclear how many units the company sold today.

By January 27, 2015

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Journalist with links to Anonymous sentenced to 5 years in prison

Barrett Brown drew the attention of law enforcement after posting a public link to data stolen in the 2011 hack of security think tank Stratfor.

By January 22, 2015

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Dear Google Glass, bye for now (and maybe forever)

Technically Incorrect: Google insists that Google Glass is moving onward and upward. But in withdrawing it from sale, isn't the company admitting that people really didn't want it?

By January 17, 2015