Study: Birthdays Are Deadly

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Study: Birthdays Are Deadly

By: Chris O'Shea

Being that they're highly personal milestones in our lives, it seems like everyone has a different opinion of birthdays. Despite the variety, the views can essentially be boiled down to positive or negative. Some people get very excited about them. They take the day off of work and celebrate the day with friends and family. Then there are... Read More

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Men with Big Testicles Are Bad Fathers. It’s Science!

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Men with Big Testicles Are Bad Fathers. It’s Science!

By: Chris O'Shea

Sometimes science deals you a hand that you simply don't know what to do with. You sit there and read the words, but you just can't process them. You understand that those words are written by intelligent people, but it doesn't seem like that could be possibly true. Your only option is to sit back and shake your head and wonder why you... Read More

Our Brains Judge Faces Without Even Seeing Them

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Our Brains Judge Faces Without Even Seeing Them

By: Chris O'Shea

You know those gut feelings you get about a person the first time you meet them? Well, turns out that feeling doesn't come from your gut (duh), it comes from your brain. A new study from a team of researchers at Dartmouth and New York University found that our brains make instant judgements on faces, before we even consciously "see" them.

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Has Yelp Been Extorting Businesses?

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Has Yelp Been Extorting Businesses?

By: Danielle Thillet

Online reviews have changed the way we interact in the consumer space. From what we watch, to where we eat, to what karaoke bar we visit, the opinions of previous, anonymous patrons weighs very heavily on our decision making. Bad online reviews can often make or break businesses. Yelp, one of the leaders in online reviews, is all too aware... Read More

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