All posts on December, 2015


Are Your Photos Memorable? This Algorithm Will Tell You

A picture may be worth a thousand words, but that doesn’t mean it’s memorable.

So what exactly makes one image more memorable than another? Researchers at MIT drew on the collective knowledge of the masses to identify memorable photos, and they’ve incorporated their findings into an algorithm that predicts a photo’s memorability as accurately as humans.

Based on their findings, a “selfie” snapped by the beach is far more memorable than a photo capturing the majesty of Yosemite’s Half D

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Companies with outstanding employee health and wellness programs outperform S&P 500 Index

Wall Street investors take note: stock in companies recognized for outstanding employee health and wellness programs outperforms the Standard & Poor’s (S&P) 500 Index, according to three studies in the January Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, official publication of the American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine.

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The top 10 best-clicked posts of 2015: from gorillas to female ejaculation!

The New Year is almost here! And that can only mean one thing: the Seriously, Science? Top 10 of 2015, as voted on by you, our dear readers (and by “voted,” we mean “clicked”). Here are your top 10 favorite posts: apparently y’all love sex, cute animals, and disgusting things… as do we! Happy New Year!

11. Gorillas, like people, have individual tastes in music.
“Problem: you have a bunch of gorillas coming over for a party and you have no idea what music they like.”

10. Who is more

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