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  • Surviving The Childhood Trauma Of A Parent's Drug Addiction

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    21 Nov 2014 | 5:42 pm
    As a young girl, Alana Levinson struggled with the shame of her father’s substance abuse. But when she looked more deeply into the research on children of drug-addicted parents, she realized society’s "conspiracy of silence" was keeping her — and possibly millions of others — from adequately dealing with the experience.
  • The Big Business Of Ugly Christmas Sweaters

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    20 Nov 2014 | 12:19 pm
    How an earnest piece of clothing became an ironic sensation.
  • The Topics Dystopian Films Won't Touch

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    21 Nov 2014 | 9:07 am
    Movies like The Hunger Games imagine society's present problems getting worse — except for sexism and racism, which magically disappear in the future.
  • The Nostalgia Nerds Who Rescue Old Games From Oblivion

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    21 Nov 2014 | 10:24 am
    There's a good chance somebody out there is working to make sure that version of "Pizza Tycoon" you were obsessed with in 1994 still exists. And they're probably breaking the law to do it.
  • Coffee And Beer Are Great On Their Own So Now People Are Mixing Them Together

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    21 Nov 2014 | 5:36 am
    If you didn’t peer into their mugs, it might be hard to distinguish between a group of coffee gurus and beer aficionados slurping their beverages with furrowed brows as they waxed on about notes of citrus and smokiness. But over the last several years, these rival cults have turned their obsessive concern for fine beverages into an unlikely brew: coffee beer.
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  • Surviving The Childhood Trauma Of A Parent's Drug Addiction

    21 Nov 2014 | 5:42 pm
    As a young girl, Alana Levinson struggled with the shame of her father’s substance abuse. But when she looked more deeply into the research on children of drug-addicted parents, she realized society’s "conspiracy of silence" was keeping her — and possibly millions of others — from adequately dealing with the experience.
  • Undocumented Immigrants Aren’t Who You Think They Are

    21 Nov 2014 | 4:39 pm
    The perception of U.S. immigration hasn’t kept up with the fast-changing reality. Immigration from Mexico has been falling for several years, for example, and new arrivals are now more likely to come from Asia than from Latin America. Meanwhile the U.S. Latino population is increasingly native-born.
  • You're Using Hand Dryers The Wrong Way

    21 Nov 2014 | 3:36 pm
    Putting your hands under a hand dryer could end up spreading bacteria in public restrooms, according to research conducted by University of Leeds scientists and published in the Journal of Hospital Infection.
  • The FBI’s Dangerous Misrepresentation Of Encryption Law

    21 Nov 2014 | 2:34 pm
    The FBI no more deserves a direct line to your data than it deserves to intercept your mail at the post office. But it doesn’t want you to know that.
  • Researchers Craft Molecule That Works As Flash Storage

    21 Nov 2014 | 2:34 pm
    As features of flash memory shrink, we'll eventually run up against a problem: the locations where electrons are stored will be too small to hold sufficient charge for the device to actually work. Fortunately, it looks like molecules may be able to help us out here.
 
 
 
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  • 'Serial' And The Science Of Memory

    21 Nov 2014 | 10:24 am
    "Koenig’s search, successful or not, raises fascinating questions about the nature, meaning and complexities of personal recollections."
  • ​House Passes A Bill That Restricts Scientists From Advising The EPA

    20 Nov 2014 | 10:05 am
    Established by Congress in 1978, the EPA's Science Advisory Board (SAB) is authorized to: Review the quality and relevance of the scientific and technical information being used by the EP...
  • Big Pharma Plays Hide-The-Ball With Data

    16 Nov 2014 | 4:03 pm
    Tamiflu, psychotic side-effects, and what the FDA is hiding from the medical community.
  • Pope Francis And The GOP’s Bad Science

    16 Nov 2014 | 9:03 am
    It's a shame that there is no provision in the Constitution of the United States that would permit Pope Francis to serve as the chairman of the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee. That’s too bad, because the Pope believes that science , rational thought, and data all play powerful and positive roles in human life. The senators seem as if they do not.
  • The Science Of The 'Booty Call'

    15 Nov 2014 | 5:56 am
    According to this study, the booty call lies somewhere between a one-night stand and monogamy on the relationship spectrum, and serves a purpose for both men and women.
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  • Sport's Highest Earners Compared

    19 Nov 2014 | 10:45 pm
    Giancarlo Stanton might be an unfamiliar name to most people outside North America, but the baseball player has been elevated to one of the highest earners in sport after signing a $325m 13-year contract with the Miami Marlins.
  • Jason Collins, NBA's First Openly Gay Player, Announces His Retirement

    19 Nov 2014 | 7:15 am
    "It has been 18 exhilarating months since I came out in  Sports Illustrated as the first openly gay man in one of the four major professional team sports . And it has been nine months since I signed with the Nets and became the first openly gay male athlete to appear in a game in one of those leagues. It feels wonderful to have been part of these milestones for sports and for gay rights, and to have been embraced by the public, the coaches, the players, the league and history."
  • N.B.A. Commissioner Adam Silver: Allow Gambling On Pro Sports Games

    14 Nov 2014 | 5:29 am
    Betting on professional sports is currently illegal in most of the United States outside of Nevada. I believe we need a different approach.
  • Is The World's Most Corrupt Sport Badminton?

    12 Nov 2014 | 3:37 pm
    Doping suspensions, match fixing allegations, and more. Can Badminton be saved before Rio?
  • Gamblers Want To Cash In On E- Sports

    9 Nov 2014 | 6:00 am
    With increased popularity comes headaches that traditional sports have to deal with. That includes gambling.
 
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  • Twine, The Video-Game Technology For All

    20 Nov 2014 | 6:53 pm
    "The egalitarian ease of Twine has made it particularly popular among people who have never written a line of code — people who might not even consider themselves video-game fans, let alone developers."
  • Where Energy Companies Test What'll Happen If Their Oil Spills

    15 Nov 2014 | 1:33 am
    Oil pipeline leaks are bad. And that means pipeline operators and companies developing leak-sensing technologies are in a bind — they need to test their inventions without actually letting gunk seep into the earth.
  • The Cyborg Medicine Of Tomorrow Is Inside The Veteran Of Today

    12 Nov 2014 | 12:57 am
    Author Patrick Tucker is technology editor for Defense One.
  • The Military Wants New Technologies To Fight Drones

    10 Nov 2014 | 1:15 am
    As many as 30,000 unmanned aerial vehicles will be darkening America’s skies by 2020, according Todd Humphreys of the University of Texas at Austin. They could be engineered to carry dangerous payloads or simply used as weapons. It’s an area that has attracted increasing Pentagon focus.
  • In Defense Of Technology

    7 Nov 2014 | 5:42 am
    As products and services advance, plenty of nostalgists believe that certain elements of humanity have been lost. One contrarian argues that being attached to one’s iPhone is a godsend.
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  • Surviving The Childhood Trauma Of A Parent's Drug Addiction

    21 Nov 2014 | 5:42 pm
    As a young girl, Alana Levinson struggled with the shame of her father’s substance abuse. But when she looked more deeply into the research on children of drug-addicted parents, she realized society’s "conspiracy of silence" was keeping her — and possibly millions of others — from adequately dealing with the experience.
  • Undocumented Immigrants Aren’t Who You Think They Are

    21 Nov 2014 | 4:39 pm
    The perception of U.S. immigration hasn’t kept up with the fast-changing reality. Immigration from Mexico has been falling for several years, for example, and new arrivals are now more likely to come from Asia than from Latin America. Meanwhile the U.S. Latino population is increasingly native-born.
  • You're Using Hand Dryers The Wrong Way

    21 Nov 2014 | 3:36 pm
    Putting your hands under a hand dryer could end up spreading bacteria in public restrooms, according to research conducted by University of Leeds scientists and published in the Journal of Hospital Infection.
  • The FBI’s Dangerous Misrepresentation Of Encryption Law

    21 Nov 2014 | 2:34 pm
    The FBI no more deserves a direct line to your data than it deserves to intercept your mail at the post office. But it doesn’t want you to know that.
  • Researchers Craft Molecule That Works As Flash Storage

    21 Nov 2014 | 2:34 pm
    As features of flash memory shrink, we'll eventually run up against a problem: the locations where electrons are stored will be too small to hold sufficient charge for the device to actually work. Fortunately, it looks like molecules may be able to help us out here.
 
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  • Women Who Lean In Are More Depressed Than Those Who Don't

    21 Nov 2014 | 9:07 am
    A new study, to be published in the December issue of Journal of Health and Social Behavior, suggests that men and women react differently to the pressures of a high-powered career .
  • It's Not Your Kids Holding Your Career Back. It's Your Husband

    18 Nov 2014 | 2:54 pm
    A new study shows that high-achieving women are not meeting the career goals they set for themselves in their 20s. It’s not because they’re “opting out” of the workforce when they have kids, but because they’re allowing their partners’ career s to take precedence over their own.
  • The Man Who Could Be Hanks: Jeff Daniels’s Almost-Stardom

    12 Nov 2014 | 2:15 pm
    "Daniels could’ve been Tom Hanks. But a look back at his career , which will, no doubt, peak with "Dumb and Dumber To" — a movie whose existence seems so improbable that it’s making me question my own existence — reveals the strange case of an actor who, not just once, but twice, on the brink of mega-stardom, slipped out of the mainstream and into little pockets of Hollywood."
  • Stephen Glass' New Republic Scandal Still Haunts His Law Career

    11 Nov 2014 | 8:48 am
    Steve had a way of inspiring loyalty, not jealousy, in his fellow young writers, which was remarkable given how spectacularly successful he’d been in such a short time. While the rest of us were still scratching our way out of the intern pit, he was becoming a franchise, turning out bizarre and amazing stories week after week — each one a home run.
  • What It's Like To Burn Out

    6 Nov 2014 | 7:25 am
    A few years ago, after shooting up the career ladder as a media reporter and editor, I quite suddenly quit my very well-paying—if not dream—job at a top website.
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  • Surviving The Childhood Trauma Of A Parent's Drug Addiction

    21 Nov 2014 | 5:42 pm
    As a young girl, Alana Levinson struggled with the shame of her father’s substance abuse. But when she looked more deeply into the research on children of drug-addicted parents, she realized society’s "conspiracy of silence" was keeping her — and possibly millions of others — from adequately dealing with the experience.
  • Undocumented Immigrants Aren’t Who You Think They Are

    21 Nov 2014 | 4:39 pm
    The perception of U.S. immigration hasn’t kept up with the fast-changing reality. Immigration from Mexico has been falling for several years, for example, and new arrivals are now more likely to come from Asia than from Latin America. Meanwhile the U.S. Latino population is increasingly native-born.
  • You're Using Hand Dryers The Wrong Way

    21 Nov 2014 | 3:36 pm
    Putting your hands under a hand dryer could end up spreading bacteria in public restrooms, according to research conducted by University of Leeds scientists and published in the Journal of Hospital Infection.
  • The FBI’s Dangerous Misrepresentation Of Encryption Law

    21 Nov 2014 | 2:34 pm
    The FBI no more deserves a direct line to your data than it deserves to intercept your mail at the post office. But it doesn’t want you to know that.
  • Researchers Craft Molecule That Works As Flash Storage

    21 Nov 2014 | 2:34 pm
    As features of flash memory shrink, we'll eventually run up against a problem: the locations where electrons are stored will be too small to hold sufficient charge for the device to actually work. Fortunately, it looks like molecules may be able to help us out here.
 
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  • Surviving The Childhood Trauma Of A Parent's Drug Addiction

    21 Nov 2014 | 5:42 pm
    As a young girl, Alana Levinson struggled with the shame of her father’s substance abuse. But when she looked more deeply into the research on children of drug-addicted parents, she realized society’s "conspiracy of silence" was keeping her — and possibly millions of others — from adequately dealing with the experience.
  • Undocumented Immigrants Aren’t Who You Think They Are

    21 Nov 2014 | 4:39 pm
    The perception of U.S. immigration hasn’t kept up with the fast-changing reality. Immigration from Mexico has been falling for several years, for example, and new arrivals are now more likely to come from Asia than from Latin America. Meanwhile the U.S. Latino population is increasingly native-born.
  • You're Using Hand Dryers The Wrong Way

    21 Nov 2014 | 3:36 pm
    Putting your hands under a hand dryer could end up spreading bacteria in public restrooms, according to research conducted by University of Leeds scientists and published in the Journal of Hospital Infection.
  • The FBI’s Dangerous Misrepresentation Of Encryption Law

    21 Nov 2014 | 2:34 pm
    The FBI no more deserves a direct line to your data than it deserves to intercept your mail at the post office. But it doesn’t want you to know that.
  • Researchers Craft Molecule That Works As Flash Storage

    21 Nov 2014 | 2:34 pm
    As features of flash memory shrink, we'll eventually run up against a problem: the locations where electrons are stored will be too small to hold sufficient charge for the device to actually work. Fortunately, it looks like molecules may be able to help us out here.
 
 
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    Digg: Science Stories

  • 'Serial' And The Science Of Memory

    21 Nov 2014 | 10:24 am
    "Koenig’s search, successful or not, raises fascinating questions about the nature, meaning and complexities of personal recollections."
  • ​House Passes A Bill That Restricts Scientists From Advising The EPA

    20 Nov 2014 | 10:05 am
    Established by Congress in 1978, the EPA's Science Advisory Board (SAB) is authorized to: Review the quality and relevance of the scientific and technical information being used by the EP...
  • Big Pharma Plays Hide-The-Ball With Data

    16 Nov 2014 | 4:03 pm
    Tamiflu, psychotic side-effects, and what the FDA is hiding from the medical community.
  • Pope Francis And The GOP’s Bad Science

    16 Nov 2014 | 9:03 am
    It's a shame that there is no provision in the Constitution of the United States that would permit Pope Francis to serve as the chairman of the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee. That’s too bad, because the Pope believes that science , rational thought, and data all play powerful and positive roles in human life. The senators seem as if they do not.
  • The Science Of The 'Booty Call'

    15 Nov 2014 | 5:56 am
    According to this study, the booty call lies somewhere between a one-night stand and monogamy on the relationship spectrum, and serves a purpose for both men and women.
 
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