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Beer Goggles Work Both Ways
2013-09-13 08:31:48

Researchers say beer goggles work both ways; not only does a person who’s had a few drinks find other people more attractive, they also find themselves more attractive.

Robotic Killers And Autonomous Weapons Should Be Stopped
2013-02-25 04:58:50

Academic professionals, advocacy groups and former Nobel peace prize winners are among those joining forces to launch a new, international effort to ban autonomous weapons, according to various media reports published over the weekend.


Word of the Day
gawf
  • In costermongers' slang, a cheap red-skinned apple, which is rubbed hard with a cloth to give it the appearance and feeling of an apple of superior quality.
The origin of the word 'gawf' is obscure, but may come from the phrase 'go for more'.