Beatboxer wunderkind Spencer Polanco is proving that beatboxing is not only an element of the hip-hop culture, but that the vocal-percussive music can also serve as a diverse endurance test. The 21-year-old's latest video - "One beatboxer, 14 Genres" sees Polanco tackling 14 different styles of musi ... More >>
A group of graduate students at the University of Rochester have devised a program that tells users which restaurants to avoid if they don't want to get food poisoning. But this ain't your run-of-the-mill Yelp for food-borne illnesses. The program, called nEmesis (heh), tracks tweets from dining est ... More >>
Chuck Norris jokes may be a thing of the past, but the man, the myth, the legend himself spoke up against something so un-Chuck-worthy: holiday season weight gain. One of the main causes of caloric intake, according to Chuck? Eggnog.
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According to the latest in happiness research, you're better off "focusing on living with a sense of purpose" than you are trying to achieve "happiness," whatever that is. And, apparently, focusing on trying to be happy all the time may make you less happy. This is because things that may mak ... More >>
News we can use: Women are more attracted to men in red, apparently, says an intriguing study from the University of Rochester that's out in the Journal of Experimental Psychology: General today. Even more diabolical than a dude actually wearing red is the fact that women don't even seem to ... More >>
From the University of Wisconsin-Madison: "Experts: Big Tobacco Dead by 2047, Possibly Sooner." But if you're a smoker, they'll certainly outlive you. The University of Rochester: "Rock, Pop Historian Assesses Michael Jackson's Greatness." Sample: "The single glove, his patented moonwalk step, that ... More >>
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