Which candidate will be best for the stock market?
With Election Day less than a month away, television is filled with talking heads spreading the conventional wisdom of what a Republican or Democratic president might mean for the economy.
Want the shortest path to the good life? Try cynicism
(Phys.org)—Research by a University of Cincinnati classics professor sheds new light on the philosophy of the ancient Cynics. They actually held values they viewed as a shortcut to happiness.
Gains in voting-machine technologies could be cancelled out by errors introduced through mail and Internet voting
When it comes to the integrity and accuracy of voting systems in the United States, the good news is that widespread technological upgrades have largely eliminated the voting-machine problems that were so ...
Researchers reveal hidden patterns in flow of manuscript submissions
Disney's magical vision calls for 3-D printed optical elements (w/ Video)
What do internet service providers care about?
A research paper to be published in the World Review of Entrepreneurship, Management and Sustainable Development suggests that despite the public pronouncements on corporate and social responsibility made by leading Intern ...
Misconduct, not error, accounts for most scientific paper retractions, new study finds
In sharp contrast to previous studies suggesting that errors account for the majority of retracted scientific papers, a new analysis—the most comprehensive of its kind—has found that misconduct is responsible ...
Snail mail is far from dead, research finds
The rise of social media is often associated with a decline in the use of traditional forms of paper-based correspondence.
Kodak to sell imaging units, focus on printing
(AP)—Kodak says it will sell its document imaging and personalized imaging businesses to better focus on printing and business services as it works to emerge from bankruptcy protection.
Academic social network Mendeley generates 100 million API calls a month
The wasp that never cries wolf
European paper wasps (Polistes dominula) advertise the size of their poison glands to potential predators, finds a new study published in BioMed Central's open access journal Frontiers in Zoology. The brighter ...
Bringing style home
Does the ideal ratio of couch to rug size keep you up at night? Are the exposed wires of your stereo causing you angst? Is that crocheted toilet paper cover kitschy enough to be cool? If you wonder, then you are not alone.
The social job hunt: Web startup brings resumes to life for college students in tough economy
(Phys.org) -- A new career-focused social networking site is believed to be the first-of-its-kind platform for college students and recent grads to showcase their work and connect directly with hiring companies.
Too many Facebook friends bad news for charities: study
New research suggests the more friends we have on Facebook, the less likely we are to share information about charitable causes.