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  • A new mathematical model can cut jet-lagged time in half, study says

    A new mathematical model can cut jet-lagged time in half, study says
    Looking for a jet-lag cure? A new mathematical model may help you overcome jet lag faster than anyone thought possible.
  • Lawsuit challenges a Hollywood pillar: Unpaid internships

    Lawsuit challenges a Hollywood pillar: Unpaid internships
    Melvin Mar's entrée to Hollywood was far from glamorous. As an unpaid intern for "Platoon" producer Arnold Kopelson, Mar was responsible for fetching his boss' lunch of matzo ball soup every day. Mar calculated to the minute how long it would take to...

    Tweeting a killer migraine in real time

    Tweeting a killer migraine in real time
    Not even the pain of a migraine headache keeps people from Twitter. (Just 67 characters.) Over the course of a week, students collected every tweet that mentioned the word migraine. Once they cleared out the ads, the retweets and the metaphorical uses...

    Subject to debate: Do the Obamacare delays break the law?

    Subject to debate: Do the Obamacare delays break the law?
    No one would claim that implementation of the Affordable Care Act has been especially smooth. The technical problems of the federal enrollment website, HealthCare.gov, last October and November, were only part of it: The administration has repeatedly...

    'The Next Tsunami' examines our short-term memory about disasters

    'The Next Tsunami' examines our short-term memory about disasters
    "It seems that the more 'advanced' a society becomes, the shorter its memory," suggests geologic oceanographer Chris Goldfinger late in Bonnie Henderson's riveting "The Next Tsunami: Living on a Restless Coast." "Native Americans not only have a memory of...