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Chatty Cathy, listen up: New study reveals why women talk more than men
Thu Feb 21, 2013
I'm a big fan of science ... except when it's rushed to the presses in an effort to scare up some more funding. This "experiment" was performed on post-mortem tissue samples from Brodmann area 44 - which *may* involve phonological and syntactic processing.
Key US lawmaker watching as Rupert Murdoch, UK press brace for phone-hacking report
Thu Nov 29, 2012
"If you seed anything to the government." The word is cede not seed. I have no idea which ignoramus is responsible for the error, but there is a significant difference between relinquishing and planting.
Afraid of lightning strike, New Jersey teen jumps from chairlift
Tue Jul 10, 2012
Seriously, why does it not say in the article that she was at NO risk of being electrocuted because she was NOT grounded. That is a very dangerous lie of omission. What a horribly written, ill-conceived article. It looks like this was "staff written" meaning someone should have caught this. What a b …
Iran: We can destroy US bases 'minutes after an attack'
Thu Jul 5, 2012
"The United States also has mooted military action as a last-resort option." "Mooted" means made doubtful, or unlikely, which is not a synonym of "hinted." This is the best Reuters and AP can do in tandem? Big book on your desk? Not a paperwieght. It's a dictionary. Learn to love it.
Car quality at highest level ever, J.D. Power survey shows
Wed Jun 20, 2012
Error in the article: "Honda’s Suzuka 3 assembly line in Japan, which produces the maker’s CR-Z crossover and Fit subcompact models." CR-Z is a hybrid built on the Fit frame. CR-V is a crossover.
Review: Four-cylinder Ford Escape strikes the right tone
Fri May 18, 2012
Per the article, low-end torque is good, as is hp, so hill climbing should be fine. I find the sloping roofs annoying as well, but I believe that the reason for them is aerodynamics. I think within a few years, we'll start seeing the sloping roof plus hard line at the rear window, similar to the Vol …
Turn signal neglect a real danger, study shows
Tue May 1, 2012
If we all flag Chris-629698's comments, maybe newsvine moderators will get their heads out of their butts and actually ban the dude. He's a particularly nasty breed of troll.
'Doomsday Clock' moved closer to midnight
Tue Jan 10, 2012
Robin Steele and skor154: Which generation are you discussing: the generation III reactors, of which there are a handful in existence, or the generation IV reactors, which exist only on paper? If the former, then there are plenty of ways these could go critical, including a repeat of the circumstanc …
GM to launch electric Chevy Spark
Wed Oct 12, 2011
Um ... questionable thermodynamic “qualities” aside, I'm pretty sure anyone who actually looked at the emissions of a "green energy" coal plant would be unhappy to have one in his backyard.
Dino-killing asteroid wiped out ancient birds, too
Sun Sep 18, 2011
Wait, what was that Silverton? As THOUSANDS of years go by? Are you suggesting that the Theory of Evolution involves THOUSANDS of years? Try billions. Thousands as a time scale for evolution and the age of the Earth was discarded hundreds of years ago based on how long it takes for sediment to be la …
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