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Thursday, October 22 2020

How websites are experimenting on you

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Websites are using hidden tricks to make you click or buy without realising, and the way they do it can be both baffling and controversial, finds Chris Baraniuk.  

The benefits of having friends who aren’t ‘just like us’

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Over 60 years of research - from North America to Europe, Asia, Africa and Australasia - suggests that contact between groups is a powerful means of improving relations. In many...

Finally, staying in is good for the environment

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Crupi, 52, is one of a growing number of Americans embracing the great indoors. While the rise of streaming video services and online shopping is driving down movie theater...

Thanks, anti-vaxxers: Measles is on the rise in Europe

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And yet, despite having a cheap way to prevent one of the most infectious diseases in the world, most countries in Europe still haven’t met the target goal for...

Flu season 2018: Why it got so bad

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Just look at how 2017 compares to the past two years in this GIF showing levels of flu activity — from sporadic to widespread — in the last week...

Cozi Family Organizer

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Cozi is free, easy to use, and a 3-time Mom’s Choice Award Winner. With Cozi, you can: Keep everyone’s activities and appointments, all in one place, Create and share...

The invisible ways Facebook is affecting our choices

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Whether it’s using Facebook or Google, our choices are subtly nudged by the human biases acting behind the scenes, argues Tom Chatfield.  

How Marriage Affects Your Health

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Over time, our understanding of how marriage affects people has changed and become more refined. Some researchers think the reason single people's health appears to be better now than...

‘Success’ on YouTube Still Means a Life of Poverty

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Do your children dream of YouTube stardom? Do them a favor: Crush that ambition now. New research out of Germany billed as among the first to review the chances of making it in...

“This Is Serious”: Facebook Begins Its Downward Spiral

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From a business standpoint, Facebook’s barbarism seemed to work out well for the company. The social network is worth over half-a-trillion dollars, and Zuckerberg himself is worth some $76...