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2012-08-09 00:29:59

A picture inflates the perceived truth of true and false claims Trusting research over their guts, scientists in New Zealand and Canada examined the phenomenon Stephen Colbert, comedian and news satirist, calls "truthiness"–the feeling that something is true. In four different experiments they discovered that people believe claims are true, regardless of whether they actually are true, when a decorative photograph appears alongside the claim. The work is published online in the...

2012-07-25 23:02:53

Tonight, Stephen Colbert will interview Brady Campaign President Dan Gross about the gun issue. The show airs 11:30 pm EST/10:30 pm CST on Comedy Central. Washington, DC (PRWEB) July 25, 2012 Brady President Dan Gross will appear tonight on The Colbert Report to discuss gun control in the wake of the Aurora, CO shooting massacre. The Colbert Report airs at 11:30 pm EST/10:30 CST on Comedy Central. The Brady Campaign this week released a new campaign and website, WeAreBetterThanThis, to...

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Aptostichus stephencolberti
2014-04-07 14:17:32

Aptostichus stephencolberti is a species of trapdoor spider named after the American satirist Stephen Colbert. The spider was discovered on the coastline of California in 2007. This species can be found on coastal dunes that extend from the Big Sur region to the San Francisco peninsula at Point Lobos and Golden Gate. Compared to the closely related species such as Aptostichus angelinajolieae, Aptostichus stephencolberti is lighter in coloration.  The male holotype and the female paratype...

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Word of the Day
  • A fool; a simpleton: a term of abuse common in Ireland and to a less extent in the Gaelic-speaking parts of Scotland.
This word is partly Irish in origin.