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Walnuts Can Help Control Appetite And Cravings: Study

Eating a handful of walnuts a day could fight off obesity. Researchers discovered how eating walnuts changes brain activity to stave off hunger and cravings.

Healthy Living/Wellness August 18, 2017

Hot And Cold Water Are Equally Effective In Removing Bacteria: Study

Study finds that cold water is just as effective in removing bacteria as warm water when washing hands. The more important part is following proper handwashing methods.

Public Health June 2, 2017

Scientific Breakthrough Could Lead To Development Of Drug That Fights Off Aging And Radiation Damage

Science has always been keen on reversing the aging process. Researchers may have finally found the key in human DNA that could speed up the development of anti-aging drugs.

Medicine March 26, 2017

Man-Made Traffic Noise Can Hinder Communication Between Species

Findings of a new research reveal that man-made traffic noises act an an impediment to communication between species. Species are known to eavesdrop on the calls of danger from other animals.

Earth/Environment January 31, 2017

Blood Test Can Predict Survival Chances Of Ebola Patients

Researchers at the University of Liverpool reveal that a blood test may be able to predict the survival chances of Ebola patients. A molecular barcode in the blood stream may help detect the survival possibilities.

Public Health January 20, 2017

Cooking In High Heat Might Increase Heart Disease Risk, Study Finds

A new study suggests that cooking food over high-heat plays a major role in increased risks of coronary heart disease. Production of neoformed contaminants increase over a high temperature, producing compounds harmful to our health.

Healthy Living/Wellness November 6, 2016

The Average Black Family Would Need 228 Years To Reach The Wealth Of An Average White Family: Study

A new study gave an alarming insight into the wealth divide between the average African-American and white family. The findings revealed that an average black family might take 228 years to reach the amount of wealth currently enjoyed by its white counterparts.

Life & Style August 10, 2016

More Than Half Of Cable Subscribers Now Consider Cutting The Cord

A study of U.S. cable subscribers indicates that more than half of cable customers have put thought into cutting the cord, with the cost of cable being one of the most cited reasons.

Internet Culture April 13, 2016

Number Of Americans Who Believe In God Reaches All-Time Low

Fewer Americans believe in God and this has reached to lowest numbers in 2014. Majority of Americans still believe in afterlife despite fewer people joining religious activities and services.

Society March 22, 2016

Texts With Exclamation Points And Without Periods Appear More Sincere: Study

A new study has found that texts ending with a period are perceived as less sincere than those with no punctuation at all. Conversely, exclamation points make text responses appear more sincere.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech December 9, 2015

New Horizons Team Publishes First Scientific Paper About What They've Learned About Pluto

Three months after New Horizons flew by Pluto, the team behind NASA's mission finally published its first study based on what scientists have learned so far about Pluto and its moons.

Space October 16, 2015

Texting While Walking Makes People Move Slower

A new study has concluded that people who text while walking move differently and slower. The study was a combined effort between researchers at universities in the U.S. and UK.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech July 31, 2015

Study Shows Boys Want Better Female Representation In Video Games, Too

A new study shows that boys are just as interested in playing female characters in video games as girls, and that they think video games too often treat women as sex objects.

Geek July 10, 2015

Lovebirds Turn Their Heads At 2,700 Degrees Per Second Says Study

A new study reveals that lovebirds are able to turn their heads at a whopping 2,700 degrees per second! The birds are able to turn their heads in a precise manner as their wings cover their eyes, and this reduces the time period where their sight is obscured.

June 27, 2015

Look More Fashionable On Instagram With Some Help From This Algorithm

You might look at fashion blogs or see what your favorite celebrities are wearing for style inspiration. However, finding out what's fashionable on social media is actually a science.

Apps/Software June 20, 2015

New Study Says Motion Gaming May Be Better For Kids Than Playing Outside

A new study has found that 'active gaming' may be better for children than playing outside.

Healthy Living/Wellness June 15, 2015

How To Get A Song Out Of Your Head Is Easy When You Have Some Chewing Gum Handy

Earworms that play over and over and over again in your head are just the worst. Now thanks to science, getting them out of your head has never been easier.

Movies/TV Shows April 29, 2015

The Most Popular Emojis In Your Country May Surprise You

From hearts to a pile of poo, everyone's got their favorite emoji. However, you probably won't be able to guess which emoji is most popular in your neck of the woods.

Internet Culture April 22, 2015

How To Identify A Narcissist Is Harder Than You Think

How can you tell if someone is a narcissist? A new study finds that it's not just about how much he or she says "I" anymore.

Internet Culture April 7, 2015

How To Cook Rice With Half The Calories, According To Science

Rice is a staple for many people around the world. However, knowing a little bit of chemistry may help make this popular food even healthier.

Internet Culture March 25, 2015

Uber Or Taxi? This App Will Help You Figure Out Which Is Cheaper

When you've got somewhere to be, you want the most convenient and cheapest option. Now, there's an app to help you figure out whether an Uber car or a taxicab is the way to go.

Internet Culture March 19, 2015

You Won't Believe How Much Weddings Cost On Average These Days

You probably had an idea that it's not cheap to throw a wedding. However, the average cost of a wedding in 2014 may convince you to stay single.

Internet Culture March 14, 2015

This Is Why Vincent van Gogh's Paintings Are Turning White

It's a mystery that has haunted art lovers for years. However, now we know the reason why Vincent van Gogh's paintings are turning white, and it's very scientific.

Internet Culture March 11, 2015

Daylight Saving Time 2015 Begins Sunday March 8 — Here's How To Deal With Springing Ahead One Hour

The start of Daylight Saving Time for this year is almost upon us, which is kind of a drag because that means we lose an hour of sleep. Here's how to cope.

Feature March 7, 2015

Robots Are Learning To Cook The Same Way You Do — By Watching YouTube Videos

Here's your latest bit of news about robots slowly taking over our world. Soon, they will be able to make lasagna better than you can.

Geek January 30, 2015

Starbucks Is More Of A Trendsetter Than Any Of Us Realized

If having easy access to all of Starbucks' caffeinated goodness wasn't enough for you, there's now another awesome reason why you should live near a Starbucks. It has to do with your home value.

Internet Culture January 30, 2015

Love To Binge-Watch TV Shows On Netflix? You Might Be Depressed

You would think that nothing could make you happier than binge-watching 'Gilmore Girls' on Netflix. While that might be the case, what brought you there in the first place is kind of depressing.

Movies/TV Shows January 29, 2015

Voice App Helps Crew Share Insight on Mars Habitat Experience

Crew members from NASA's HI-Seas project share what it's like to live in a simulated Mars habitat thanks to a voice app tweaked to mesh with the time lapse in space travel. The participants are just about halfway through the eight-month living experience.

FUTURE TECH January 21, 2015

What Is The Most Important Movie Of All Time? Go Ask A Computer

Everyone is a critic. However, not everyone can actually predict what will be the most significant movies of our time, maybe not even people can.

Movies/TV Shows January 20, 2015

NASA Mars Simulation Study Spurs Unique Voice App Tech

Tech Times takes a look at the voice-messaging app keeping astronauts, family and mission control members in touch as the months slowly melt off NASA's Mars simulation study. It's one of the most unique user cases for Voxer software, acknowledges the technology maker.

FUTURE TECH January 20, 2015

This May Be Why There Are So Few Women In STEM

It's a well known fact that women are underrepresented in areas like academia and STEM. But what does Hermione Granger have to do with it?

Geek January 16, 2015

No Joke! iFans Really Suffer from Separation Anxiety When Away from iPhones

A study has been published proving that iPhone users feel separation anxiety when they are away from their smartphones. It appears to prove how attached we've become to our devices since the invention of smartphones.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech January 12, 2015

Want to Live Longer? Eat Whole Grain Foods, Suggests New Harvard Study

Eating whole grain foods may increase longevity, Harvard study suggests. Whole grains are richer in nutrient value in comparison to white bread and white rice.

Life January 6, 2015

First Scientific Report Shows Effectiveness of Police Wearing Body Cameras

The first scientific research studying the use of police body cameras was recently published and shows that body cameras both prevent excessive use of force by police, as well as abusive behavior aimed at police.

Internet Culture December 26, 2014

Is Facebook Still Cool? Apparently Teens Don't Think So

The number of American teens using Facebook keeps dropping, according to a new report. Here's why that may be happening and why other social media platforms are winning among this demographic.

Internet Culture December 19, 2014

Children's Movies Are A Lot Darker Than You Think

A new study finds that kids' movies are in fact darker than their adult counterparts. Why do studios make movies for children that are so morbid?

Movies/TV Shows December 18, 2014

It Turns Out Most Vegetarians Go Back To Eating Meat

If you've ever heard your parents say that your vegetarianism is just a phase, they may be right. A new study found that most vegetarians won't stay that way for long.

Internet Culture December 6, 2014

Yes, Your Smartphone Is Ruining Your Relationship

A new study confirms what you have probably known all along: smartphones interfere with your relationship. Here is how you can prevent that from happening.

Internet Culture December 5, 2014

Women With Power At Work Are More Depressed Than Male Counterparts

A new study says women in positions of authority at work show more depressive symptoms than men in the same role. Why is that and what does it mean for women in the workplace?

Internet Culture November 20, 2014

How Many Germs Do You Get From Kissing? Tens of Millions, Apparently

A new study found that a single kiss can spread 80 million germs. In case you were wondering, this just proves that our mouths are disgusting.

Internet Culture November 17, 2014

Why is Facebook So Addicting? It's All A Numbers Game

Many of us constantly refresh Facebook to see if we have any new 'Likes,' friend requests or other notifications. However, this constant quantification of social media could actually be detrimental.

Internet Culture November 15, 2014

E-Cigarette Use Among U.S. Teens Is On The Rise

A new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention found that teens are increasingly using e-cigarettes. Almost 23 percent of high school students currently use a tobacco product.

Internet Culture November 13, 2014

There's now a scientific explanation for why you can't dance

Bad dancers of the world, rejoice! The reason why you can't dance may not have to do with you but with a condition called 'beat-deafness.'

Internet Culture November 11, 2014

Harvard secretly photographs its students, but was it really an invasion of privacy?

Harvard University revealed on Wednesday that it secretly photographed undergrads for a study on classroom attendance. Now the university has come under fire, but is what they did really wrong?

Feature November 6, 2014

'Wannabe' by the Spice Girls is the catchiest song of all time, study says

A new study testing how fast people can recognize songs found that participants identified the pop hit 'Wannabe' by the Spice Girls after only 2.29 seconds.

Movies/TV Shows November 5, 2014

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