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The Metaverse could be the most dangerous tool of persuasion humanity has ever created.
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What explains our propensity to blame the victim, even in cases of sexual assault and rape? A true story of sexual crime in America reveals some key misunderstandings we may all hold.
South Korean officials say with confidence that this will be the safest Olympics on record.
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As NFL linemen keep getting bigger, are they also risking their health? Here's how the offensive lines of the New England Patriots and Philadelphia Eagles stack up.
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AT&T, T-Mobile, Verizon, and Sprint have all recently unveiled plans for a nationwide 5G network in the US.
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Watch entertaining reconstructions of classic experiments demonstrating our predisposition toward dishonesty.
Professional bodybuilders say the amount of muscle Jake Gyllenhaal gained in six months is impossible without the use of performance enhancing drugs.
A school district in Iowa is one of the first to outfit its administrators with body cameras. Their use should ease tensions with regard to transparency and accountability, but not everyone is happy with the precedent they set.
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The four major American sports leagues like to boast that women make up about 40-45% of their fanbases. Yet when it comes to participating in sports conversation on Twitter, women form a minuscule percentage of followers.
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A journalistic investigation reveals that Russia's FSB security service plans to monitor all online and telephonic communication for all athletes and spectators during the 2014 Winter Olympics. One expert says it will be like "Prism on steroids."
Murder, they wrote. The suspect? Media mogul, sports agent, and rapper Jay-Z. The victim? Performance art. The accomplices? Performance artists!? When Jay-Z decided to shoot the video for his song […]
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