Medicine

Acetaminophen May Dull Your Emotions, As Well As Your Pain

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A popular painkiller might not just treat your pain, but also change your emotional state.

#Video Games

A Man Wrecked His Thumb Playing ‘Candy Crush’ For Two Months Straight

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'Candy Crush' is fun. But maybe not 'play constantly in your left hand for two straight months' fun.

PSYCHOLOGY

Why Do Men Like Big Butts? Science May Have Found The Answer.

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Evolutionary psychologists claim to have proof as to why men like big butts. And they actually did some science this time!

#gamergate

On Seeing Yourself In GamerGate, And Why That Hurts

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GamerGate is not a movement that's a positive for gamers, because sometimes, you really need to hear that things aren't OK.

science

Science Proves You Want Your Chinese Restaurant To Be Disgusting

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Why are there so many sketchy Chinese places? Consumer psychologists have discovered it's a marketing tactic. Really.

science

What We Know About Suicide, Scientifically

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Suicide is the tenth most common form of death in America... but are its causes genetic?

FLYING

Why You Shouldn’t Be Worried About Getting On A Plane

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The news has you scared of flying? Don't be. Here's why.

#Facebook

Finally, Science Has Proven That Women Are Awful To Each Other On Facebook

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Ready for a shock? Women ages 13 to 25 are pretty judgmental!

#Facebook

BREAKING: Crazy People In The Real World Are Crazy On Facebook Too

Facebook really DOES bring out the crazy, according to psychologists. Who would know, really.

science

Our Fear Response is Regulated By Our Heartbeat

The fear response is one of those sorta-useful, sorta-not things we have now that evolution has pushed us to the point where most of our apex predators are either in zoos for our amusement or the subject of endangered species campaigns because we've become so good at killing them.

science

Deja Vu Is Triggered By Interior Decorating

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Hate to break this to you, but that feeling you've had, that you've been somewhere before, maybe in a past life or that you saw in a dream.

science

Scared of Spiders? Pick Up a Tarantula and Feel Less Scared in Minutes

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Anybody with a phobia knows all about exposure therapy: the best way to deal with your fears really is to confront them.

#Facebook

Don’t Bahrain On Our Parade

Internet access has been restricted in Bahrain leading up to and in response to the recent protests there.

science

Looking at Meat Calms Men Down

Frank Kachanoff, an undergraduate at McGill University, was interested in studying priming and aggression.


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