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Perusing cute photos of furry cats and dogs may not be a complete waste of time, a new (and not-so-scientific) Japanese study suggests . The study found that test subjects experienced improved concentration in a game of “Operation” after they were shown a series of cute animal photos. The study conducted three experiments to determine [...] [Read More]
Fox News inadvertently aired a live suicide while broadcasting helicopter footage of a carjacking suspect in Arizona. Anchor Shepard Smith, visibly upset, calls for the live shot to be pulled, but not in time — Viewers saw Smith repeating “get off it,” after the gunshot, indicating he was watching the video on a delay. The [...] [Read More]
Warning: Disturbing content (NSFW) Visitors to London’s Smithfield Meat Market might find they’ve lost their appetites when they walk by one butcher shop. Video game maker Capcom is drumming up enthusiasm for its October release of “Resident Evil 6″ with a grisly display of raw meat formed to resemble human body parts. “The key thing [...] [Read More]
A big list of “America’s 50 Best Cities” makes for a good bar argument. Bars are even one of the ranking factors. Businessweek.com and Bloomberg teamed up to release a ranking of the best U.S. cities, and two West Coast cities were at the top of the list. San Francisco and Seattle were Nos. 1 [...] [Read More]