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Fuckers Who Curse a Lot Aren't Stupid, Says Science

A new study shows that douchebags who know more profanities tend to have better vocabularies overall.<p>Good news, assholes: All those cockheads who have been telling you for years that curse words are a sign of poor breeding, low intelligence, and a shitty command of the English language should shut …

Language

8 Surprising Reasons Young People May Suffer from Depression

A friend of mine approached me the other day in tears. The 9-year-old son of a close friend of hers tried to kill himself.<p>“He’s 9!!??!!” she said. …

Sleepless Nation: Why Eight-Plus Hours Is Necessary For Optimal Health

One odd boast in an overworked, overtired culture is how little sleep one needs. I’ve come across a number of people who wear their four-to-five …

See How Oil Drilling Created an Earthquake Crisis in Oklahoma

In the last few years, Oklahoma has become one of the most seismic places on the planet. Last year, there were almost 6,000 earthquakes, 900 of which …

U.S. Geological Survey

Netflix says Geography, Age, and Gender Are 'Garbage' for Predicting Taste

Netflix (nflx) rolled out to 130 new countries earlier this year, and you might expect that it began carefully tailoring its offerings for each of …

Big Data

Why Torture Doesn't Work

Source: Source: author created<p>Torture is pointless, useless and degrading for all involved – there are better ways to gather information from other …

Harvard

Why Robots Aren’t Ready To Take Over Fast Food

One of the most durable myths in the modern American food industry is that you can replace people with robots. It’s an especially popular belief with CEOs like Andy Puzder of Hardee’s, who argues that rising wages will make phasing out actual human employees all but inevitable — first in the front …

Fast Food