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Cringe-Inducing Study Claims Video Games Make You Racist

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You wouldn't think four respected academics would conclude video games make you racist if they starred a Black character. And yet!

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New Study Finds That Instagram Users Tend To Like Photographs That Are Not So Great

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Instagram users like it when their pictures are badly taken outside. Seriously.

FOOD

Stupid New Study: Bacon Lowers The Quality Of Your Sperm

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A new study from a team of researchers at Harvard suggests that processed meats like bacon lower the quality of sperm in men.

ADDICTION

Horrifying Study: Oreos May Be As Addictive As Cocaine

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A recent study suggests that high sugar snacks like Oreos may be just as addictive to people as drugs like cocaine.

FOOD

Beer Prices Are Rising Because Of Hipsters

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A recent study revealed that because of the popularity of Pabst Blue Ribbon within the hipster community, the prices of sub-premium beers are on the rise.

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Most Craigslist Missed Connections Take Place In Walmart

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Looking for love? Go to Walmart! It's apparently where people are going to develop crushes on others these days.

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Study: Mo’ Facebook Friends, Mo’ Problems

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Here's a study to confirm something you already know: people on Facebook add stress to your life.

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Study Finds Porn Actresses Have Higher Self Esteem & Their Lives Are Super Great

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The stereotype of the troubled porn star is as well-entrenched as the sad clown, or the insufferable Will Smith offspring, augmented by the long list of infamous porn star suicides, like <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Savannah_%28pornographic_actress%29" target="_blank">Savannah</a>, who killed herself after she cut her face in a car accident, or <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alex_Jordan#cite_note-4" target="_blank">Alex Jordan</a>, who famously addressed her suicide note to her pet parrot.

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Researchers: Your Coworkers Are Probably D-Bags On The Internet

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We know, it's a shock that your coworkers are ill-behaved, boorish idiots, but science is never wrong.

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Study: Sex, Drugs And Rock-N-Roll Do In Fact Go Together

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If the fact that Kid Rock and countless other disgusting-looking musicians <a href="http://www.uproxx.com/music/2012/05/10-best-rock-star-sex-secrets-from-groupie-dirt/#page/1">have groupies</a> who follow them around essentially begging them to sample their tainted lady-parts wasn't enough evidence for you, science has come along to validate that their is some correlation between music and sex, along with drugs as well.

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New Study Shows Media Piracy Just Isn’t Happening

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According to the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) and the Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA), they are losing a million bajillion dollars every day from media piracy, and it is killing their industry.

common sense media

Censorship Trolls Whining About TV Again

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As a general rule, I don't trust any advocacy group with the words "Family", "Parents," or "Common Sense" in the title, because it usually translates out to "holier-than-thou people banding together to try and order you around.

NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC

NatGeo: Fish Communicate by Farting

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No matter what else you see today, this is certain to be the best video about herring farts.

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Scientists Still Working on Smell-O-Vision For Some Reason

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Researchers at UCSD partnered with Samsung to develop a realistic way to bring smells to your television and mobile device, thus making Smell-O-Vision technologically possible <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Smell-O-Vision" target="_blank">fifty years after</a> it was first conceived.

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Study: Facebook Keeps Us In Touch With High School Friends We’d Have Left Behind A Long Time Ago

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I don't know about you, but I love studies, particularly studies about the Internet.

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Worth It: DVR Boxes Waste $2 Billion of Electricity Every Year

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A new study reveals that DVR units in the United States waste a butt-ton of energy every year.

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Study: Blacks And Hispanics Really Like Twitter

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Well this is interesting: <a href="http://pewinternet.org/Reports/2011/Twitter-Update-2011.aspx">A new poll by the Pew Research Center</a> found that Twitter's popularity is growing, especially among young people, and use of the service by blacks and Hispanics more than doubles that of whites.

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Is The Internet Also Destroying Love & Biodiversity?

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I'm really thinking about starting a regular feature around here for the sole purpose of chronicling all of the things old people claim the internet is destroying.


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