study

Health

Coconut Oil Is Not 'Good for You'

"You can put it on your body, but don’t put it in your body," warns advisory.
Alex Swerdloff
7.30.19
tech-power

Police Are Feeding Celebrity Photos into Facial Recognition Software to Solve Crimes

Law enforcement agencies are using facial recognition systems with little to no rules, found a new study by the Georgetown Law Center on Privacy and Technology.
Sarah Emerson
5.16.19
food news

There Is Such a Thing as Too Much Coffee, Australian Scientists Say

Jittery? Anxious? Heart pounding out of your chest? If you're downing half a dozen cups a day, you're doing it wrong.
Jelisa Castrodale
5.14.19
Restaurants

People Write Petty Restaurant Reviews When the Weather Is Bad, Study Says

People being petty on the internet? You don't say!
Jelisa Castrodale
4.26.19
Science

Cats Are Actually Nice, Scientists Find

Sorry, haters.
Jordan Pearson
4.21.19
beer

People Rate Beer More Highly if They Think it's Made by a Man, Study Says

“There’s an assumption that your woman-made craft beer, screwdriver, or roof rack just won’t be as good.”
Bettina Makalintal
4.9.19
Health

Why Smart People Are Lazier than Their Dumb Friends

According to a 2016 study, people with a high need for cognition are more likely to spend their days lounging around and not exercising.
Kimberly Lawson
3.25.19
humpback whales

A Mysterious Ocean ‘Blob’ Might Have Kept Female Whales From Getting Pregnant

Scientists believe the blob gives us a grim look at how climate change could affect whales.
Sarah Emerson
3.20.19
Work

Most Free Office Food Is Full of Empty Calories

Sure, it tastes good. But bagels and donuts are not the cornerstones of a nutritious diet, and that's mostly what you get at work—especially when the grub is free—according to a new study.
Funto Omojola
3.3.19
Opinion

People Explain Why Threesomes Are Boring and Evil

A recent study looked into threesomes, but the results seemed so boring that I decided to conduct my own.
Diana Tourjée
2.14.19
fake news

Boomers Share the Most Fake News on Facebook, Study Finds

A new study found that age was the main factor that determined whether someone would spread misinformation on Facebook.
Sarah Emerson
1.9.19
Atmospheric science

Chinese and Russian Scientists Teamed Up to Manipulate the Earth’s Atmosphere

The two countries were responsible for disrupting the planet’s ionosphere in a series of experiments this June.
Sarah Emerson
12.20.18
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