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The 10 Coolest Science Stories of 2016

There was a lot of interesting stuff that happened this year, from discoveries to developments of fancy new technologies. This article is all about the science of the last 12 months – the news that was overshadowed by the politics. Therefore, … Continue reading

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Inattentional Blindness and the Invisible Violinist

If a tree falls in the forest and no one’s around to hear it, does it make a sound? It would be hard to prove if you weren’t there to notice it. But what if you were there… and you … Continue reading

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Bollywood Zombies and The Westernization of Indian Pop Culture

Go Goa Gone, the first Western-style zombie flick to be made in Bollywood, was just announced last week. The trailer was released a few weeks ago and seems to be quite popular, with already over 2.5 million hits on YouTube. … Continue reading

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The International Gangnam Style Phenomenon

Music videos aren’t usually, in my opinion, news worthy. But one video has gone so viral that it should probably now be described as a worldwide infection. It seems like everyone has caught the “PSY” bug, and this English-speaking Berklee-educated … Continue reading

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Can You Hear the Music? – MP3 Players Yield Hearing-Impaired Youth

They always said that listening to music too loudly would cause permanent damage. As it turns out, they were right. Researchers at Tel Aviv University (Israel) published a recent study that investigated the music-listening habits of young people (pictured above: a young … Continue reading

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Skeptikai Notices (Aug22) – Psychology, technology, Japan & more

The science behind “you people all look alike;” Anonymous vows to kill Facebook; tanning beds may be addictive. Continue reading

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Rock Star Skepticism

Who said Japanese rock bands can’t be skeptical? Enter “Radwimps.” Continue reading

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