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Research Last Updated: Aug 30, 2014 - 9:41:41 AM


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Paying Ransoms: What the Barbary Pirates Teach Us about ISIS
When it comes to giving in to terrorists' demands, a look back at history might shed some light on this controversial issue.

Aug 30, 2014 - 9:00:48 AM

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Anal Sex: Science's Last Taboo
A new -- and almost entirely unreported -- study about anal sex and pain shows how little we really know about it.

Aug 30, 2014 - 8:45:34 AM

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The Iranian Cyber Offensive during Operation Protective Edge
Although the IDF’s abilities to handle the rocket and attack tunnel threats have garnered most of the attention during the latest campaign in the Gaza Strip, it is now clear that Israel was also forced to confront cyber challenges during Operation Protective Edge

Aug 27, 2014 - 9:15:26 AM

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Why the Mass Avoidance of Some Business is Called "Boycotting"
This term was named after a nineteenth century Englishman, Captain Charles C. Boycott (who originally had the surname “Boycatt,” but the family changed the spelling when he was nine years old). If you guessed that at a certain point Captain Boycott became quite unpopular with the masses, you’re correct.

Aug 21, 2014 - 8:55:36 AM

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Dissernet Activists Track Russian Officials With Black-Market Degrees
What do more than 40 lawmakers, a strident children's rights advocate, a Ukrainian separatist, a federal minister, a chief investigator and the head of the state circus watchdog have in common?

Aug 21, 2014 - 8:50:39 AM

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