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  • Proved at last: Men really are idiots
    Proved at last: Men really are idiots

    Finally! A scientific explanation for Johnny Knoxville — he of “Jackass” fame — and the fans who keep him at his dangerous and moronic antics: Male Idiot Theory.

  • Doorstep visits change attitudes on gay marriage
    Doorstep visits change attitudes on gay marriage

    A single conversation with a gay or lesbian door-to-door canvasser had the ability to change attitudes on same-sex marriage in neighborhoods that overwhelmingly opposed such unions, according to new research.

  • Laughing all the way ... out of depression
    Laughing all the way ... out of depression

    The dentist's office might be the last place you'd look to find a quick cure for an implacable bout of depression. But new research suggests that laughing gas -- the mixture of nitrous oxide and oxygen that eases the pain and anxiety of having dental work -- may help banish...

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