Tag: science

Sep 19, 2016

Data Analysis of 18 Million Amazon Reviews Finds Incentivized Reviewers Give Higher Ratings

Data Analysis of 18 Million Amazon Reviews Finds Incentivized Reviewers Give Higher Ratings

People given free or discounted products in exchange for reviews were found to rate products 0.4 stars higher

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Aug 29, 2016

A Handy Guide to Radiation Doses (Infographic)

A Handy Guide to Radiation Doses (Infographic)

From using a cell phone to getting a CT scan

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Aug 26, 2016

Picture of the Day: NASA Earth Marbles

Picture of the Day: NASA Earth Marbles

Since 1972, NASA’s iconic “Blue Marbles” have inspired and captured our collective imaginations

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Aug 26, 2016

This Battery Has Been Running for 176 Years and No One’s Quite Sure How

This Battery Has Been Running for 176 Years and No One’s Quite Sure How

The Oxford Electric Bell has been constantly ringing since 1840 and no one’s quite sure how

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Aug 19, 2016

The MIT Tech That Lets You Manipulate Video Objects by Analyzing Vibrations

The MIT Tech That Lets You Manipulate Video Objects by Analyzing Vibrations

I’m pickin’ up good vibrations

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Aug 18, 2016

This Might Be the Cutest Squid in the Ocean

This Might Be the Cutest Squid in the Ocean

The E/V Nautilus team spotted this Stubby Squid (Rossia pacifica) off the coast of California at a depth of 900 meters (2,950 feet)

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Jul 28, 2016

Why You Should Secure Your Own Mask Before Helping Others

Why You Should Secure Your Own Mask Before Helping Others

This is your brain without oxygen

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