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When the going gets tough, Weird Science fakes its empathy

arstechnica.com
After several reader requests, we've decided to bring back a small dose of Weird Science every weekend. Enjoy! It pays to accentuate the negative (at least for guys): Alternately, appearances matter. This study looked at the role of empathy for couples in committed relationships. One of the things it...
When the going gets tough, Weird Science fakes its empathy

magicJack: Cheap, Way Overhyped, But Really Works [Personal Technology]

ptech.allthingsd.com
When I see a high-tech product that’s advertised mainly via frequent hard-sell TV ads, as if it were a diet pill, I tend to assume it can’t be very good, especially if its price is absurdly low. So, I haven’t paid much attention to a product called magicJack, a small...
magicJack: Cheap, Way Overhyped, But Really Works [Personal Technology]

Top 10 uTorrent Alternatives

torrentfreak.com
Following the announcement last week that uTorrent will become ad-supported (and despite the subsequent change of heart on forced ads), some BitTorrent users have been reconsidering their options. In response to reader requests for information on other clients, here are ten alternatives (in alphabetical order). BitComet v1.33 We begin with...
Top 10 uTorrent Alternatives
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