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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
gammon
  • To play, gamble.
  • To impose upon; delude; trick; humbug; also, to joke; chaff.
  • A deceitful game or trick; trickery; humbug; nonsense.
The word 'gammon' in the sense of 'joke, trick' may come from 'backgammon'.
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