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2011-02-15 12:44:51

When your friend is a service provider, things can get complicated. According to a new study in the Journal of Consumer Research, a problem can lead to feelings of betrayal or empathy, depending on the circumstances.

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2011-02-08 10:20:00

New research conducted with deaf people in Nicaragua shows that language may play an important role in learning the meanings of numbers.

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2011-01-19 14:27:27

TAU measures the human mind against the yardstick of a machine.

2011-01-04 00:00:36

Nickelodeon has picked up a sitcom pilot starring young Sony Music recording artist Cymphonique. The 14 year old Cymphonique Miller is set to star in "How to Rock Braces and Glasses," based on a new book series from Alloy Entertainment.

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2010-12-28 09:25:00

An international team of scientists are looking to create what BBC News is calling "one of the most ambitious computer projects ever conceived"--a simulation that will virtually reproduce all activity on Earth, from human activity to climate to the spread of diseases and beyond.

2010-11-25 00:00:00

An unprecedented promotional event sponsored by Amazon.com, is in full effect. 10,000 lucky Sci-Fi/Fantasy readers will be receiving an invitation for a free paperback copy of the literary sensation, “Alex Detail’s Revolution” by Darren Campo.

2010-11-22 19:48:28

Like musical compression saves space on your mp3 player, the human brain has ways of recoding sounds to save precious processing power.

2010-11-17 00:01:11

iTech Medical reported that the clinical study enrolled 602 subjects, aged 18-62 years old, with approximately equal gender separation and a wide variation in ethnic backgrounds.

2010-09-20 23:02:45

Suggesting to consumers that they will use a product frequently can actually reduce their interest in purchasing the product.

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2010-09-16 14:29:52

A race between an old method of using carrier pigeons versus the new modern form of communication through broadband took place in the UK on Thursday -- and the pigeons won!


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.