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What You Should Know About Really Polite People

3 days agoNews : Huffington Post

Got any friends who seem a little too polite? You might want to watch out for them. According to a small new study surfaced by Science of Us, super polite people are more prone to betrayal. The study out of Cornell University asked participants...Show More Summary

College student scores $15K after cops smash his cheap sunglasses

4 days agoNews / Crime : NYPost: Crime

A Cornell University student turned a pair of cheap sunglasses into a $15,000 payday from the city after he sued over cops arresting him and allegedly purposely smashing his shades...

Family Farm Managers Earn Less, but Gain 'Emotional' Wealth

After hours harvesting forage, managing livestock and milking cows, new Cornell University agricultural economic research shows family members who work on the family dairy farm make $22,000 less annually than comparable hired managers, but are handsomely compensated with "socioemotional" wealth.

Cornel West Endorses Bernie Sanders for President

Influential civil rights activist and Princeton University professor Cornel West took to twitter on Monday evening to announce his endorsement of democratic presidential contender Bernie Sanders.

Cornel West endorses ‘Brother’ Bernie Sanders for president

6 days agoNews : The Raw Story

Princeton University professor and longtime civil rights activist Cornel West endorsed Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders for president on Monday. WAPT Channel 16 reported that West made the announcement via the social medium Twitter: I endorse Brother @BernieSanders because he is a long-distance runner...

New Series 'Vet School' to Premiere Sunday, September 19 on Nat Geo Wild

Grab your stethoscope, leave your nerves at the door and step into the high-pressure, big-reward world at one of the top vet schools in the country, Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine

First museum exhibition of drawings from the collection of Kurt Vonnegut's daughter set to open

2 weeks agoArts : Artdaily

The Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art at Cornell University presents ?So it goes?: Drawings by Kurt Vonnegut, on view from August 22 to December 20, 2015. Known for his insightful novels, Kurt Vonnegut (1922?2007) also created many drawings during the 1980s, often applying the same acerbic humor. Show More Summary

How a Bad Yelp Review Early On Can Kill a Fledgling Business

Potential customers tend to read Yelp reviews as objective, according to a study by Cornell University.

Sedna: One of the Exoplanets in our own Solar System?

Turns out, our seemly placid star had a criminal youth of cosmic proportions.A recent study out from Leiden Observatory and Cornell University may shed light on the curious case of one of the solar system’s more exotic objects: 90377 Sedna.A team led by astronomer Mike Brown discovered 90377 Sedna in late 2003. Show More Summary

6 fundamental debating tips from the coach of the world's best university debate team

Samuel Nelson has been practicing the art of debate since he was 12 years old. Today he's a professor at Cornell University and the director of its debate team, which the International Debate Education Association ranks as the No. 1 university debate team in the world. Show More Summary

Graphene kirigami blends art and science ... with promising results

last monthTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmag

Physicists at Cornell University have managed to shrink the art of kirigami down to the nanoscale, working with graphene, a material that's just one atom thick. The research could lead to the creation of some of the tiniest machines mankind has ever seen... Continue Reading Graphene kirigami blends art and science... Show More Summary

Study: For a Safer Harvest, It’s Best to Wait 24 Hours After Rain, Irrigation

Produce farmers should wait at least 24 hours after a rain or irrigation event to harvest their crops, according to a new study conducted by researchers at Cornell University and just published in a scientific journal. Wet soil from precipitation is more conducive to growth of bacteria, such as Listeria monocytogenes and E. coli, according to the study. The... Continue Reading

Group Fighting To Save 'Hamtramck Disneyland,' Beloved Detroit Folk Art House

2 months agoNews : Huffington Post

Dmytro Szylak at his home in Hamtramck, Michigan, with students from Cornell University in 2010. Courtesy Hamtramck Hamtramck Mayor Karen Majewski. W elcome to Disney’s very unofficial Northern outpost: It is almost hidden, appearing suddenly in the middle of an otherwise nondescript alley in Hamtramck, an enclave of Detroit. Show More Summary

Double Your Weight Loss With This One Strategy

A new study found people who weighed themselves daily and recorded those results lost more body weight and better maintained that fat loss than those who didn't. The two-year study, conducted at Cornell University and published in the...Show More Summary

Fox News Host Calls Women A 'Biological Accident' To Argue Against Correcting Gender Bias

A Fox News host argued over the weekend that a college professor was trying to correct gender bias just because a "biological accident" had made her into a woman. In a column for The Conversation last week, Cornell University Professor Sara B. Show More Summary

Fox host: ‘Insane’ to correct college gender bias against women just because of a ‘biological accident’

2 months agoNews : The Raw Story

A Fox News host argued over the weekend that a college professor was trying to correct gender bias just because a “biological accident” had made her into a woman. In a column for The Conversation last week, Cornell University Professor Sara B. Pritchard noted that faculty members...

$50M Gift Creates Meinig School of Biomedical Engineering at Cornell University

A decade after its creation, Cornell's Department of Biomedical Engineering has received a $50 million endowment gift that will expand and elevate it as the Nancy E. and Peter C. Meinig School of Biomedical Engineering.

Using big round numbers in your eBay listings could be costing you

A National Bureau of Economic Research working paper by economist Matthew Backus of Cornell University, Steven Tadelis of the University of California at Berkeley, and Tom Blake of eBay Research Labs found that, in certain types of eBay...Show More Summary

Misshapen Penis Corpse Flower Blooms At Cornell University

2 months agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

The Sumatran titan arum’s species name – Amorphophallus titanum – means “giant misshapen penis”. Guess what its flower looks like? At full growth, the flower stands 3 meters high, pulses with heat, and smells like rotting meat. The heat and stench attracts flies and beetles, which pollinate the plant. The whole show lasts 2 days. Read more...

Cornell researchers: Actually, you should weigh yourself every day

2 months agoHealth : The Checkup

Maybe it's time to forget that advice from your doctor or nutritionist about how stepping on the scale every day could be counterproductive to your weight loss goals.A two-year study by Cornell University researchers found that people who weighed themselves frequently and tracked the results on a chart lost weight and kept it off. Show More Summary

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