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Mythological Entropy

Mothmeister: Revelations behind the mask...

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New Reasons to be Depressed Confirmed! :(

Social media is depressing, but we just cant stop. Maybe talking about it will help, in person!...

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New Puritans, Pearlclutchers and Inquisition by Tweet

Puritans, religious zealots, and demagogues call for protection. Who protects us from them?...

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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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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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Rejection, Dismay, Heinous Feels: The Tragic Fallout of Being Phubbed

Ironically, people 'phone snubbed' by others often turn to phones or social media for acceptance...

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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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Paying For Fake Reviews? Durr. The Internet is Unpredictable Shocker!

Paying online community members to write product reviews backfires badly ...

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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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Building a Digital Wall – The Mechanics of Smartphone Interruptions

Smartphone interruptions: Are yours relentless and annoying? ...

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So Alone? Flex-N-Feel with the Tactile Internet Love Glove

Technology puts 'touch' into long-distance relationships ...

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Donald’s Big State Visit. 1.8 Million Voices Ignored

Even Neville Chamberlain stopped short of inviting fascists for state visits....

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How Anonymous is Your Anonymous Browser?

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

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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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Want a More Intense Workout? Ditch the Phone

Your phone could curb the intensity of your workout ...

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Need a Cure for Video Gaming Depression? Try Social Media Depression

Those who play games more than four hours a day may not develop addiction-like problems if they are socially engaged with others...

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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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We Don’t ‘Like’: Social Media and Depression

Multi-social millennials are more likely to be depressed than their peers...

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Classroom Internet Use Leads to Lower Grades

Internet use in class tied to lower test scores ...

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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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Be As Vile as You Want to Be (Man and the Echo, Lexington)

Trebuchet reports on Man and the Echo at the Lexinton, and finds no need to be vile...

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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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Quit Talkin’, I’m Textin’: Electronic Media Killing Parent/Child Communication

Electronic media keeping kids from communicating with parents ...

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One More Way Your Phone Makes You STOOPID. Digital Media and Abstract Thinking

Digital media may be changing how you think. New study finds users focus on concrete details rather than the big picture...

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In With a Bad Crowd? Long Term Effects of Your Child’s Social Network

A 28-year study reveals that the social relationships nurtured in childhood may have physiological consequences...

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