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Forever And A Day: Can Our Bond With Dogs Survive Death?

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Grover Krantz was onto something when he had his remains donated to science. A professor of anthropology, he didn’t see why death should interrupt his life-long teaching. His body first went to the University of Tennessee’s Forensic Anthropology Center, where he contributed to the study of human decay. His skeleton was then moved to Smithsonian’s [...]

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Sentiment-sensing software could aid in weeding hostile online comments

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If the adage "if you don’t have anything nice to say, don’t say anything at all" were applied to the Web, most comment threads would be empty. Some comments posted in response to a news article, blog, video or other online content successfully advance a debate and/or challenge assertions made by reporters, bloggers and editors. [...]

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Yahoo’s salvation: Hackers who love its site as much as (or more than) it does

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What is it about ridiculously popular Web sites like Twitter, Facebook and YouTube that makes them so popular? In a word, community. That is, a loyal base of fans that use and contribute to the site. Search engine provider Yahoo has embraced this notion as a way to rejuvenate itself as the company waits for [...]

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