Author Archives: Peter Szilagyi

You’re Obese Because You’re Lazy, Not Because You Eat Too Much

A report by Stanford University researchers, set to appear in the American Journal of Medicine’s August issue, shows a remarkable correlation between a dwindling amount of time spent exercising and the worrisome rise of obesity among Americans. Somewhat surprisingly, the … Continue reading

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EPIC Fail: Facebook Study Provokes Formal Complaint from Privacy Group

On Thursday, the Electronic Privacy Information Center (EPIC) filed a complaint against Facebook with the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), requesting the company be investigated. The thirteen page complaint (PDF) states Facebook “purposefully messed with people’s minds” in order to conduct … Continue reading

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Target Wants You to Leave Your Guns at Home

John Mulligan, interim CEO of the American retail company Target Corporation, released a request of all customers today. While in many states, openly carrying firearms in public places is legal, either with a license or with no such restrictions, patrons … Continue reading

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