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Why Academic Research is So Unpredictable and What We Can Do to Fix It

Quora | Posted 02.09.2017 | Science

What is the reproducibility crisis, and what can the academic community to do solve it? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share kno...

Who Said It, 'South Park' Or Donald Trump?

The Huffington Post | Andy McDonald | Posted 01.22.2016 | Comedy

By now you've heard, perhaps, a few questionable things come out of Donald Trump's mouth. But just how insane is this man? Could his misogynistic, rac...

Featured Adoptable Pet(s) of the Day

Rescue Idiot | Posted 03.24.2015 | Green
Rescue Idiot

Wilma (a chocolate lab) and Betty (a black lab) were found together, dumped on the street. They are 10-plus years old and would love a comfy home to live their last few years in.

Baby Gets Sweet Congrats After Crawling For The First Time

The Huffington Post | Leigh Weingus | Posted 11.05.2014 | Parents

What's a round of applause from mom and dad when you can get a big kiss from your furry friend? That seemed to be this baby's thinking as she put o...

NO SECURITY: Phreaking Out the Phone Phreaks

Michael Nirenberg | Posted 04.23.2014 | Home
Michael Nirenberg

On February 11, 2014 the citizens of cyberspace waged an Internet-wide war against the NSA's Mass surveillance program called "The Day We Fought Back". As the story unfolds, it is important to look at the history of mass surveillance, and see what we can learn from it.

Fascinating Insight Into Why Dogs Find Some Toys Boring

Dr. Karen Becker | Posted 02.20.2014 | Healthy Living
Dr. Karen Becker

If you need to leave your dog alone, he'll be happiest with treat-release puzzle toys, toys that can be chewed, make noise, or are edible (like a dental bone). If your dog tends to chew up and swallow anything he can put in his mouth, I don't recommend leaving him with a toy or bone unsupervised.

How Trustworthy Is Scientific Research? Palo Alto Company Says Not Very

Reuters | Posted 10.14.2012 | Science

By Sharon Begley NEW YORK (Reuters) - So many scientific studies are making incorrect claims that a new service has sprung up to fact-c...

Viruses 'could help fight cancer'

Posted 10.31.2011 | Home

PRESS ASSOCIATION - Future cancer treatments could consist of genetically modified viruses that infect and destroy tumours, new research suggests. ...

Jayant Kulkarni, Quartzy: 27 Million and Counting

The Huffington Post/AOL Small Business | Ben Craw | Posted 09.24.2011 | Small Business

Starting your own business is a noble -- not to mention exciting, rewarding and often crazy -- undertaking. The experience is an adventure, to say the...

Gmail Saves You From E-Mail Embarrassment

The Official Gmail Blog | Posted 06.15.2011 | Technology

Gmail recently pushed two of its experimental Labs features, "Don't forget Bob" and "Got the wrong Bob," live for all users. Around since 2009, both f...

Imported Seafood May Be Riskier Than Gulf Seafood Post-Oil Spill

AOL News | Andrew Schneider | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

...Environmental activists fervently insists the impact on food from BP's gift that kept on giving for more than three months lies just beneath the su...

Project Saves Hi-Tech Lab Trash For Scientists In Developing World

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

Nina Dudnik went to Harvard in 2001 to pursue a doctorate in molecular biology. Instead, the Boston Globe reports, she found a way to provide labs in ...