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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
5.17.19
food news

There Is Such a Thing as Too Much Coffee, 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
5.15.19
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
4.24.19
Science

People In Cold Places Drink More, Study Finds

Alcohol, better than a coat.
Mack Lamoureux
11.26.18
addiction

Study Says Students Would Rather Go Without Food than Without Their Phones

Research into smartphone addiction is still in its preliminary stages, but folks: It's looking bleak.
Jelisa Castrodale
11.19.18
YouTube

You Need to Listen to 'Synthwave', the Chillest Tunes On YouTube

How the genre mined 80s nostalgia and modern dystopia to become a giant on YouTube.
Luke Winkie
10.23.18
Gluten

A Third of 'Gluten-Free' Dishes Contain Gluten, Study Shows

“Having gluten-free ingredients is not enough to ensure that gluten isn’t making its way into the food," says the lead doctor on the study.
Lauren Rothman
10.12.18
urban legends

Does the Full Moon Really Make People Crazy?

An investigation.
Sam Nichols
10.5.18
Science

How Dick Size Matters to Men's Health

Penis size impacts men’s self esteem, health choices, and more.
Mack Lamoureux
6.29.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

This Professor Needs Thousands of Dick Pics for Her Study on Penis Size

She's searching for at least 3,600 adult men to measure their junk and snap some nudes for science.
River Donaghey
6.28.18
~science~

Science Says Pop's Getting Sadder, We Say "Duh, Us Too"

A new study of 500,000 tracks released in the UK between 1985 and 2015 tells us that contemporary pop is all about the crybabies.
Lauren O'Neill
5.17.18
Good Manners

Inside a Modern Etiquette School

Yes, students walk around with actual books on their head.
Natasha Patch
5.16.18
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