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Blackmail, Sexism, Bias: RIP BBC News

It is time for BBC News to die. It is in a dreadful state, like a horse in the Grand National that's about to be shot....

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Loitered Lens: Trebuchet Print Issue 2 Launch (Structure and Architecture)

Looking for Lola at the club down in old Soho.... Scenes from the launch of Trebuchet's second print edition...

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Can You Really Use Insects to Tell if A Body’s Been Moved?

Forensic entomology is more complicated than it looks on TV...

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Write Better Words: The Nuts and Bolts

The good stuff is there in your mind - getting it onto paper just takes discipline...

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Escaping the Pursuit of Happiness

It is no shame to seek sanctuary from the vanity-lousy imps of the collective mind...

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Spot the Fake! How Good Are You at Detecting Fake News?

People can detect a fake image of a real-world scene only 60% of the time...

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Write Better Words: A Step by Step Guide

Turn up at the page (and avoid cliches like that one). How to be a better writer....

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Show Me Your Leprechaun, Mr Reductionist

We know the gods by the living agency of their songs and their unique psychical signatures....

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Speak. Or Forever Hold Your Peace?

Constant communication communicates nothing. Would it help to stop and think?...

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Shake, not Spin: How To Interpret Political Debates

Post-Trump, Post-Brexit, we now know that there's a trick to interpreting political debate. ...

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Pop Music: Whatever Happened to the Intro

Short attention spans inspire intros that are 4 times shorter, study finds...

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Hunting the Inner Crocodile: Neurocinematic Methods

Unleash your inner crocodile (but only after you've bought the popcorn)...

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Hacking the Android Pattern Lock in Five Moves

Your Android device's Pattern Lock can be cracked within 5 attempts ...

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Alternative Facts and Science Skepticism

Facts, beliefs, and identity: The seeds of science skepticism ...

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How Anonymous is Your Anonymous Browser?

Your 'anonmyized' web browsing history may not be anonymous ...

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Smoke, Mirrors and the Gratuitous Gape Shot

One look at the packet, and you'll definitely need a quick gasper....

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Against the Indignities of Trump, We Are Either All Together, or We Fall

Pearlclutching and professional outrage led us here, it's time to speak plainly....

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Still Not Listening: Meryl Streep Fails to Charm the Hicks

Meryl's message may have been astute, but if it ain't coming from a blue collar hick, it's just preaching to the choir....

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Sympathy/Empathy: The Very Air That Evil Breathes.

Manipulating the reader's revulsion at the bias of a clumsy attack is now an established technique of political propaganda ...

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Facebook Lurking Makes You Miserable – Fact.

Feeling blue? Taking a break from Facebook might help ...

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Even Scientifically Proven News Can Be Fake News

Scientific 'facts' could be false ...

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Fed Up With Fake News? So Stop Making It.

Fake News sites cause very real damage, but how do you define 'trustworthy'?...

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Krisis, Contribution, Conversation: Talking Photography (Interview with John Clang and Sama Alshaibi)

Art - asking the early and meaningful questions society is not ready to address...

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Parents’ Terror at Physical Activity Guidelines for Kids

Many parents lack the confidence to get their kids to exercise ...

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It’s Not Fat, It’s Just Resting Muscle! Men’s Hidden Body Dissatisfaction

Men's hidden body fat fears fueling gym attendance ...

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Silver Linings: No Longer a Football Widow

Abba were right: breaking up is never easy. Nevertheless, it does come with some benefits...

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Brudging the Issue With the EU Referendum

We keep getting what we deserve and we never ask why. ...

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Pimp My Profile: The Unstoppable Rise of Online Prostitution

Prostitution has gone online - and pimps are thriving ...

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On Snapchat, Azealia Banks, and New Media Plagiarism

Whilst being influential is satisfying, it's frustrating watching your artwork become an unattributed meme ...

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Smartphone Exercises to Reduce Stress

University of Basel researchers develop Smartphone exercises for a better mood...

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