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Colleges are spying on prospective students by quietly tracking them across the internet

“So, where else are you applying?”<p>It’s a question—sneaky, disquieting, and likely familiar to anyone who’s applied for a job—that used to be asked by many of America’s 4,800 colleges. Nervous applicants’ answers could be taken, sometimes unfairly, as indicators of how likely they were to accept an …

College & University

Apple Faces $862M In Damages After Patent Lawsuit Loss To University Of Wisconsin

Apple is no stranger to patent lawsuits, but a more recent suit filed by the University of Wisconsin-Madison’s licensing branch may prove a costly loss for the iPhone maker.<p>A United States jury found that Apple’s A7, A8, and A8X chips, which are present in the iPhone 5S, iPhone 6 and the new iPhone …

Patents

People Who Order Coffee Black Are More Likely To Be Psychopaths

Dating someone new? Interviewing for a job? No matter your circumstances, it may be time to start paying attention to how the people around you order their coffee.<p>A just-in-time-for-Halloween study published in the journal Appetite revealed that people who like their coffee black are more likely to …

7 psychological tricks you can do in one minute that will make you more successful

Our bodies get us from point A to point B, but it's our minds that interpret, structure, and define our entire world — and, what's more, give it meaning.<p>Unfortunately, our minds don't always play nice. They can sabotage us by sending unhelpful messages, like "that's never going to work" or "you're …

Psychology

How Happiness Benefits Productivity at Work

Science has found a direct correlation between your happiness and your productivity & success at work.

6 Mental Habits That Will Wear You Down

Do you struggle with self-doubt and self-defeating habits?<p>Do you want to feel more confident about yourself and what you have to offer?<p>Do you focus …

Self-help

Getting Ready to Move to Mars

Scientists are hard at work preparing to create humanity’s second home.<p>One day, when earth is destroyed by war or rising seas or a wayward asteroid, humanity will be extinguished—and along with it reality television, baseball stadiums, and thousands of recipes for guacamole, with and without …

Space Exploration

Playboy Won't Feature Nude Women. This Is Not a Victory for Feminism

<i>Playboy</i> magazine announced on Oct. 13 that it would no longer run photos of naked ladies in its pages. What this means is that the world is now a …

Jenny McCarthy

These Foods Might Be The Secret To A Happy Brain

The human gut is home to trillions of bacteria that affect not just our digestion, but also the way we think, feel and behave. Research increasingly suggests that gut bacteria imbalances may play a significant role in mental and neurological health problems.<p>The good news? A <i>healthy</i> gut can boost …

Wellness

DNA At the Fringes: Twins, Chimerism, and Synthetic DNA

DNA tests are thought to be conclusive proof—of crime, of family relation—but in some cases, our genetic material acts in mysterious ways.<p>Plenty of …

Genetics

Intelligent machines: Will we accept robot revolution?

<b>Would you share your home with a robot or work side by side with one? People are starting to do both, which has put the relationship we have with them under the spotlight and exposed both our love and fear of the machines that are increasingly becoming a crucial part of our lives.</b><p>In Japan they grow …

Robotics

Take This Quiz to Measure Your Happiness Scientifically

Chances are you’ve taken a test that measures your happiness and well-being. But let’s be frank: very few of these tests are actually rooted in …

Should you be eating banana peels? The science is slippery

Why would anyone WANT to eat a banana peel? Once the butt of cartoon slip-and-fall jokes, the lowly banana peel is now being hyped as a health elixir.<p>Look up “eating banana peels” and numerous articles extol the virtues of the peel’s nutritional contents.<p>You’ll find: “Eating Banana Peels Will Make …

Nutrition

Android lockscreen can be bypassed by overloading with massive password

A bug has ben found which allows anyone in possession of an Android smartphone running Lollipop to unlock the device by bypassing the lockscreen with a very long password.<p>The vulnerability, discovered by researchers at Texas University in Austin, potentially affects 21% of Android devices in use …

Android News

Smoking Doesn’t Kill Them: The Strange Science of the Longevity Gene

Why do some cigarette smokers live to old age while others die young? Scientists are getting closer to an answer.<p>It’s a well-established fact that …

New study suggests the more chocolate you eat, the lower your risk of heart disease

A hundred grams is equivalent to about two classic Dairy Milk bars or - if you're going fancy - five Godiva truffles. In terms of calories you're …

Holistic Medicine

One Agricultural Scientist's Concerns About The Future Of The Food Supply

I’m generally optimistic about the ability of the world’s farmers to continue to feed the growing population, and also to satisfy the increased food demand of the growing middle class in previously poor countries. That hope is based on the amazing track record of innovation by farmers and their …

Agriculture

Major zero-day security flaws in iOS & OS X allow theft of both Keychain and app passwords

Researchers from Indiana University and the Georgia Institute of Technology said that security holes in both iOS and OS X allow a malicious app to steal passwords from Apple’s Keychain, as well as both Apple and third-party apps. The claims appear to have been confirmed by Apple, Google and …

Report: Hackers Attacked 9 Other Financial Firms Besides JPMorgan

JPMorgan Chase, which was hit by a massive hack disclosed in August, was just one of 10 financial institutions infiltrated by a group of overseas …

JPMorgan Chase