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  1. coronavirus
    More Contagious Form of Coronavirus Quickly Becoming Dominant Strain, Study SaysThe mutation is an “urgent concern” with implications for the development of a vaccine, Los Alamos researchers write.
  2. sheeple
    We Can Stop Worrying About Horns Growing Out of Our SkullsOne of the co-authors reportedly left some important details out of the research paper.
  3. sexual health
    Is it Possible to Contract Gonorrhea From Making Out?A new study has some concerning findings.
  4. technology
    New Study Indicates Silicon Valley’s Elite Are Not As Liberal As They ThinkA Stanford paper attempts to categorize and classify the politics of tech elites.
  5. research
    After Everything, Workers Are Still Scared to Report Harassment at WorkOut of fear of inaction and retaliation.
  6. research
    Aaron Sorkin on 30 Minutes at 1 Oak: ‘I Just Needed to See What Went on There’Molly’s Game has two club scenes, apparently.
  7. The Credibility of Late Night Comedy“Without credibility, the jokes mean nothing.”
  8. Trump Wouldn’t Let His Campaign Research Any of the Skeletons in His ClosetYou’d think one of the most controversial and highly public figures in U.S. political history would have welcomed some intel on incoming fire. But no.
  9. Donald Trump
    Someone Turned Donald Trump Into an Ornery Scientist on TwitterDonald Trump, Ph.D., has some serious problems with you and your subpar academic work.
  10. whoops
    Why Don’t Medical Studies Include Equal Numbers of Men and Women?Our bodies do function differently.
  11. social psychology
    Psych Researchers Might Have an Amazon Mechanical-Turk Problem on Their HandsThey’ve become really, really reliant on a service that wasn’t originally set up for the purpose of running experiments.
  12. Science
    Study Says Being a Lifelong Vegetarian Ups Risk of CancerA case for choosing burgers over kale.
  13. research
    Researcher Misses Out on Grant Because of Calibri/Arial Font DustupIt doesn’t matter if you’re an archaeologist — your grant application can’t be in Papyrus.
  14. study
    Most Women Are Catcalled Before They Turn 17According to a new study, 84 percent of women first experience street harassment as minors.
  15. creativity
    Researchers Are Studying the Things People Fiddle With at Their DesksAnd how their fidgeting might relate to creativity or clearer thinking. 
  16. we can be heroes
    The Russian Sex Geckos Have Died in Space R.I.P., little buddies. R.I.P.
  17. public health
    The Scientific Case for Decriminalizing Sex WorkIt could be the most effective way to reduce global HIV infection rates.
  18. research
    20 Things People Supposedly Like More Than SexWhat’s better than getting laid? Internet access.
  19. The Results Are In: Leno’s Biggest Joke Targets Were Bill Clinton and O.J. […]Leno only has two more Tonight Show episodes left to host, so George Mason University’s Center for Media and Public Affairs took it upon […]
  20. odd jobs
    Sex for Science Is Mad BoringIt’s a job, and it sounds stressful.
  21. Comedy Videos Are the Most Popular Videos on the InternetA new survey by the Pew Research Center found that comedy videos are the most popular videos on the internet, with 57% of internet-using adults […]
  22. reversals of fortune
    Pregnant Women Now Allowed Daily Tiny Glass of WineNow how will we know when Beyoncé is pregnant? 
  23. Research
    Harvard Study Links Obesity to the Sexual and Physical Abuse of WomenThere might be a link between childhood abuse and obesity in men, too.
  24. frankenstorm
    New York Lost Some Very Valuable Mice to Sandy, But Not Its Favorite WalrusGenetically modified rodents died in a flood at NYU.
  25. The State is the Wu-Tang Clan of ComedyIn late 1993, MTV premiered The State, a sketch show run entirely by The State, a comedy group from NYU. The same year saw Loud Records […]
  26. Food Science
    You’re Physically Incapable of Resisting Fried ChickenResearch says fat and salt trigger the same reactions in our brains that hard drugs do.
  27. Beer Me
    Research Proves It! Beer Is Better Than Water!If it’s coming from scientists, it must be true.
  28. booze
    Turns Out Drinking Even a Little Bit Can Maybe Give You CancerEven one pint of beer can raise your risk, says new research.
  29. tits on a stick
    Academics Back Up Debrahlee Lorenzana’s Claim That Her Cans Got Her CannedJustice for the woman who described herself as “Tits on a Stick.”
  30. research
    Pacino Studies for Upcoming Shylock Role in Borough ParkActor attends services, dines with a community member.
  31. agenda
    ‘RE/Search’: Half Magazine, Half Book and Fully BizarreIn 1980, V. Vale launched RE/Search, a series of so-called “maga-books” (hardcover magazines, really) dedicated to oddball activities and themes like tattoos and exotic lounge music.