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How To Read Science News

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Published on Dec 19, 2013

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Those were all real headlines at the beginning. Proof:
Universe hologram: http://huff.to/1beW6W8
Chimp/pig humans: http://dailym.ai/1bSQNit
Popcorn: http://huff.to/IYEUha
LHC/black hole: http://bit.ly/1ce3VRX
Squeezing breasts: http://bit.ly/JLTV6L
Alcohol = heroin: http://cbsn.ws/19ftjXx
Calamari pregnancy: http://bit.ly/1cU5VgQ
Autism and freeways: http://bit.ly/1beWtQo
Cats: http://bit.ly/J80hME
Semen as antidepressant: http://bit.ly/18ZNIwT
Quantum afterlife: http://dailym.ai/IYFYBH

More reading:

How to read about science: http://www.theatlantic.com/health/arc...
This is a science news article: http://www.theguardian.com/science/th...
Real science and health news: http://scienceblogs.com/startswithaba...
Baloney detection kit: http://www.brainpickings.org/index.ph...
Do the Double X double take: http://www.doublexscience.org/science...
PHD Comics: Science news cycle: http://www.phdcomics.com/comics/archi...

Music: Podington Bear - "Pretty Build"
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