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How Social Media Feeds Became The New Soap Operas

How Social Media Feeds Became The New Soap Operas

| June 25, 2014 | 0 Comments

With television on the wane and binge watching changing our episodic relationship to programming, where are we to get our daily doses of other people’s lives? Look no further than your status feed.

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The BuzzFeed Quiz: Flash in the Pan or Force of Change?

The BuzzFeed Quiz: Flash in the Pan or Force of Change?

| April 23, 2014 | 2 Comments

Could BuzzFeed be transforming their time-wasting trend into an educational tool?

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Why You Should Stop Googling and Start Remembering

Why You Should Stop Googling and Start Remembering

| April 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

In an age when much of our memory lives in the cloud or on servers in Mountain View, the use of mind palaces in BBC’s Sherlock reminds us of the power of our brains.

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What Life Without A Phone Can Teach You

What Life Without A Phone Can Teach You

| January 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

How does your life change when you’re without a phone?

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What You Tweet Could Come Back to Haunt You. Just Ask Courtney Love

What You Tweet Could Come Back to Haunt You. Just Ask Courtney Love

| January 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

Courtney Love is embroiled in the USA’s first ever Twitter libel case. And the outcome could affect what you can say on Twitter.

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Falling In Love With Robots: Spike Jonze’s ‘Her’ Asks, Could It Be So Bad?

Falling In Love With Robots: Spike Jonze’s ‘Her’ Asks, Could It Be So Bad?

| January 10, 2014 | 0 Comments

What, exactly, does it mean to be human? What does it mean to be in love? These questions are perhaps ever increasing in their relevance, and Her explores the answers in turns sweet, comic, and scary.

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I’m Related to Mario Batali? Unearthing Our Hidden Histories Through Our DNA

I’m Related to Mario Batali? Unearthing Our Hidden Histories Through Our DNA

| December 4, 2013 | 0 Comments

Do we ever really find out who we are? Maybe not, but 23andMe helps us get a little closer by revealing our genetic secrets.

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How Selfies Have Changed the Face of Dating

How Selfies Have Changed the Face of Dating

| October 11, 2013 | 2 Comments

From duckface selfies to Snapchat, our narcissism has changed the face of dating.

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Put That Away! Phone Stacking and Other Solutions to Your Phone Addiction

Put That Away! Phone Stacking and Other Solutions to Your Phone Addiction

| September 30, 2013 | 0 Comments

Our smartphone addiction may actually threaten our social lives. Here’s a few reasons to put the phone down and pay attention.

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Googling Former Flames: A Detective Story

Googling Former Flames: A Detective Story

| August 5, 2013 | 0 Comments

We want to know if our old loves will look good with gray hair, if they’ll have babies, if they’ll go crazy. And now we can. We Google them.

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