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Wired magazine assembled a number of infographics this month of what makes for the most attractive online dating profile. It even included a list of the most appealing words men and women used in their profiles.
Red-light cameras click less as towns get Orwell off roads
The shutters clicked, the grainy photos were sent to the red-light violators and St. Louis raised $4.1 million last year. Now the vehicular version of "Candid Camera" may be ending, as it has in other U.S towns and cities.
Actually, that asteroid did not nearly hit Earth
The Internet lit up with reports last week that a big rock was on a path to nearly strike the Earth on Monday night, Feb. 17. This was not true. But it made for a grabby headline. As in: "An Asteroid Will Almost Hit the Earth Tonight" (from Motherboard).
VIDEO: NASA discovers 'mother lode' of alien planets
NASA is announcing that by using the Kepler Space Telescope scientists have almost doubled the number of known exoplanets, including four in the habitable zone, which means the planets have mild enough temperatures to support life.
The glitz, the glamour and the movies: 3 apps for Oscar weekend
With the Oscars approaching, this is a weekend for movies. Download these apps, then watch a few movies, create your own and settle in for the awards show.
SeaWorld files complaint against OHSA investigator
SeaWorld has filed a complaint alleging that an Occupational Safety and Health Administration investigator who investigated a SeaWorld trainer’s death engaged in unethical conduct by fraternizing with makers of a documentary critical of the park.
Health law fix for state-run websites
The Obama administration quietly issued a health law fix Thursday to help states that have had technical problems running their own enrollment websites. It could stir up critics but may help the law’s supporters.
Married man becomes Maronite Catholic priest in US
When Wissam Akiki was ordained as a Maronite Catholic priest Thursday night in St. Louis, he was welcomed by hundreds of supporters, including his wife and daughter.
Oscars bittersweet for some documentary nominees
While the Academy Awards are a celebration for most nominees, they’re a reminder for some filmmakers of those they’ve recently lost.
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