José Ibarra

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Why People In Old Movies Seem To Talk So Funny

Aha!<p>Ever watch a black-and-white movie and wonder why the actors sound sort of funny? A video from BrainStuff explains why the people in old movies might have an accent or dialect you just can't seem to place.<p>BrainStuff explains that the plummy, upper-crust accent is reminiscent of British …

New England

Student gets top marks for 'perfect' answer to critical thinking question

You don’t always get what you want in life<p>A young student with a strong sense of realism has won plaudits online for a brilliant answer to a question on critical thinking.<p>“Suppose you want to build a house on this land and still protect its natural resources. What could you do? How would it protect …

The reviews for Samsung's futuristic virtual reality headset are rolling in — it's a must-buy if you have the right phone

Samsung's Gear VR headset - which Facebook's Oculus helped develop - hit store shelves Friday, and the reviews are rolling in.<p>Many praised the first mass market virtual reality device, which retails for $99, saying it was a "no-brainer" to buy if you already had one of the Samsung phones required …

Is there a class divide between iPhone and Android?

The war between iPhone and Android will wage on for years to come, but in this week’s Friday Night Fight, we’re not going to be bickering about which is best. At least not in terms of design, features, flexibility — and the other things normally discussed during a platform war.<p>Instead, we’re …

iOS Apps

Five Ways the JFK Assassination Changed the World

John Fitzgerald Kennedy, 35th President of the United States of America, was assassinated in Dallas, Texas, 52 years ago. JFK's murder on November 22, 1963, might be the most significant, singular event that shaped modern history. Have you ever wondered how different our world would be if Lee …

Jimmy Page Jams 'Rock and Roll' with Nirvana, GN'R Members at EMP Tribute

For the entire night, the party line was that there was absolutely no way that Jimmy Page was going to perform. No matter that this event, a benefit …

Music

Couples who have sex just once a week are happiest

For decades self-help books and therapists have advised couples that the key to a successful relationship is sex…and plenty of it.<p>But a new study suggests that behind closed doors, the happiest partners are actually making love just once a week.<p>According to the University of Toronto-Mississauga …

Research

The Story Behind the Photograph That Inspired Queen's "Bohemian Rhapsody" Video

The British rock band Queen recently marked a special milestone in its career: the 40th anniversary of "Bohemian Rhapsody," which is generally regarded as the group's signature song. Written by the group's legendary singer Freddie Mercury, the nearly six-minute track of rock and opera is not only …

Overbearing parents can damage academic outcomes, says study

Reading University researchers have found unrealistic parental expectations have negative impact on children’s performance<p>Overbearing parents who aim too high for their children, exceeding realistic expectations for their educational outcomes, can have a negative impact on their children’s results, …

Psychology