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Top 5 Scariest Games To Play On Halloween

Oct 31, 14 Top 5 Scariest Games To Play On Halloween

Posted by in Gaming, Seasonal

Halloween is here, but we don’t need an excuse to play some freakishly scary games alone in the dark at night. There’s plenty of awesome, chill-inducing titles out there, so it’s hard to choose just five, but below are the scariest video games we’ve ever played.

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Violent Behavior Is In Your Genes (But It’s No Minority Report)

Oct 31, 14 Violent Behavior Is In Your Genes (But It’s No Minority Report)

Posted by in Science

As the 2002 sci-fi thriller Minority Report showed, there’s a very fine line between predicting an inevitable event and predicting someone’s will to act. Although police in the film used oracles known as “precogs” to predict crime, our real-world technology isn’t that far behind. And now, a new study finds that there are two genetic variants that may even predict criminal behavior.

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How Your Relationship Status Affects Your Health

Oct 31, 14 How Your Relationship Status Affects Your Health

Posted by in Health

Being in a relationship can change things, from your Friday night plans to your Sunday brunch for two — and even the state of your health. The five stages of a relationship — butterflies, building, assimilation, honesty, and stability — can make a difference in your overall well-being in the most unexpected ways.

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Dancing Plagues, Cursed Penises And Wildfire Laughter: Mass Hysteria At Its Best

Oct 31, 14 Dancing Plagues, Cursed Penises And Wildfire Laughter: Mass Hysteria At Its Best

Posted by in Health, Juxtaposed In Japan, Seasonal

With today being Halloween, it’s always worth looking at the weirder, creepier side of life. Recently, I have been reading about cases of mass hysteria. Some of them at first are almost beyond belief, until you remember just what a peculiar thing the human mind is.

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Why Some People Can Sing And Others Can’t

Oct 31, 14 Why Some People Can Sing And Others Can’t

Posted by in Science

Besides gorgeous blonde locks and a bootylicious backside, what is it exactly that sets Beyoncé apart from the rest of us mere mortals? Is it natural talent, a lifetime of dedication, or top-notch vocal training? Well, to be fair, it’s most likely a combination of all three. The ability to sing well is based on a number of physical, mental, and environmental factors.

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Use Asteroids As ‘Stepping Stones’ To Get To Mars

Oct 31, 14 Use Asteroids As ‘Stepping Stones’ To Get To Mars

Posted by in Space

A mission to Mars will be mankind's next giant leap. But one expert has suggested that it might be simpler to get to the red planet in a series of smaller jumps - using asteroids as stepping stones. Prof Richard Binzel, of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), is calling for a comprehensive survey of asteroids between Earth and Mars so that a plan can be formulated.

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Not All Gastric Bypass Procedures Are Created Equal

Oct 31, 14 Not All Gastric Bypass Procedures Are Created Equal

Posted by in Health

Bariatric surgery — or weight loss surgery — is different for everyone, and the various procedures that can be taken to reduce a person’s obesity have unique consequences. A new study sought to examine how effective the two most common types of bariatric surgery were.

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Private Coalition Traces Hacking To China

Oct 31, 14 Private Coalition Traces Hacking To China

Posted by in Technology

A coalition of technology companies says that it has exposed a hacking campaign linked to Chinese intelligence in an effort to show that the private sector could be more effective than federal agencies in addressing cybersecurity issues. The agency found that the hacks, including one on Google Inc. in 2010, had used sophisticated spying tools traced back to China.

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The Secret To Being A Charismatic Public Speaker

Oct 30, 14 The Secret To Being A Charismatic Public Speaker

Posted by in Science

Is your favorite politician really as charismatic and likeable as you think, or is it all just an auditory illusion? That’s the basis of a recent study from the University of California, Los Angeles, which suggests that what a politician has to say isn’t nearly as important as the pitch in which he or she says it.

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Strict ‘Social Host’ Laws Seem To Reduce Underage Drinking

Oct 30, 14 Strict ‘Social Host’ Laws Seem To Reduce Underage Drinking

Posted by in Health

Teenagers and college students living in states with strict "social host" laws are less likely to get intoxicated on drinks, according to a new study in the November issue of the Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs.

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