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Will 3D Printing Upend Fashion Like Napster Crippled the Music Industry?

Will 3D Printing Upend Fashion Like Napster Crippled the Music Industry? | Curiosity Closet | Scoop.it
With advances in 3D printing, the fashion industry is headed toward uncharted terrain in copyright law.
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Study sheds light on dark sex trafficking industry

Study sheds light on dark sex trafficking industry | Curiosity Closet | Scoop.it
In a new study, the underground sex economy brought in between $39.9 million and $290 million in 2007.
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The Radical Concept of Longevity in a Smartphone

The Radical Concept of Longevity in a Smartphone | Curiosity Closet | Scoop.it
Saving money and global resources are just two good reasons not to ditch your cellphone after the traditional two-year cycle.
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How the Civil Rights Movement Expanded Freedom of the Press

How the Civil Rights Movement Expanded Freedom of the Press | Curiosity Closet | Scoop.it
How Civil Rights Movement Expanded Freedom of the Press A libel case arising from the civil rights movement is responsible for a landmark U.S. Supreme Court case that expanded guarantees of freedom of the press, a New York Times editorial reminded readers on Sunday. "How is society to preserve open...
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8 Facts About the U.S. Sex Economy

8 Facts About the U.S. Sex Economy | Curiosity Closet | Scoop.it
Pimps in Atlanta take in more than $30k per week, but only 14 percent reported spending some of it on condoms, according to a massive new report from the Urban Institute.
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Why American Manufacturing Declined

Why American Manufacturing Declined | Curiosity Closet | Scoop.it
And four other intriguing things: aural curiosities, an itching disease, employee badges, and the conscience of Flappy Bird's creator.
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Would exporting energy to Ukraine raise US gas prices?

Would exporting energy to Ukraine raise US gas prices? | Curiosity Closet | Scoop.it
The crisis in Ukraine has stirred support for expanded energy exports that could counter Russia's oil and gas leverage. How might expanding oil and gas exports impact US consumers?
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The internet of things needs anti-virus protection - opinion - 12 March 2014 - New Scientist

The internet of things needs anti-virus protection - opinion - 12 March 2014 - New Scientist | Curiosity Closet | Scoop.it
As more and more everyday objects get connected to the internet, there is a pressing need to protect them as we do computers, says Lily Hay Newman
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Gel Protects Monkeys From H.I.V. After Sex, Study Finds

Gel Protects Monkeys From H.I.V. After Sex, Study Finds | Curiosity Closet | Scoop.it
The vaginal gel worked even three hours after exposure, which would be particularly useful for women affected by domestic violence and rape.
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Facebook’s black market problem revealed

Facebook’s black market problem revealed | Curiosity Closet | Scoop.it
As Facebook continues to rake in cash from brands and publishers, questions arise about the real value of "likes"
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Are animated GIFs a language? MIT student project aims to find out

Are animated GIFs a language? MIT student project aims to find out | Curiosity Closet | Scoop.it
If you're the kind of person who spends a chunk of their day looking at animated GIFs, a pair of students from MIT want to use your skills to create a new universal language. Kevin Hu and Travis...
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Addictive Candy Crush video game is officially hard - physics-math - 11 March 2014 - New Scientist

Addictive Candy Crush video game is officially hard - physics-math - 11 March 2014 - New Scientist | Curiosity Closet | Scoop.it
A mathematical analysis of the game reveals that it belongs to a class of fiendish computational problems. Playing it might one day help solve them
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ADHD Drug Use Surges in U.S. With Young Women Leading Increase

ADHD Drug Use Surges in U.S. With Young Women Leading Increase | Curiosity Closet | Scoop.it
The number of Americans taking
attention deficit hyperactivity disorder medicines rose 36
percent in 2012 from 2008, led by an surge among women,
according to drug-benefits manager Express Scripts Holding Co.
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The great college aid game: suspense in a teen's first adult decision

The great college aid game: suspense in a teen's first adult decision | Curiosity Closet | Scoop.it
For five New Rochelle High School seniors, the great college aid game is reaching a suspenseful climax: Getting into a school is hard, but making the adult decision about a school – with all its financial implications – perhaps is harder.
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Flu Vaccine Keeps Connecticut Kids from Hospitals

Flu Vaccine Keeps Connecticut Kids from Hospitals | Curiosity Closet | Scoop.it
After flu shot regulations upped Connecticut kids' vaccination rate, their hospitalization risk went down. Dina Fine Maron reports
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What Do Little Girls Really Learn from “Career” Barbies? » Sociological Images

What Do Little Girls Really Learn from “Career” Barbies? » Sociological Images | Curiosity Closet | Scoop.it
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The Engineering of the Chain Restaurant Menu

The Engineering of the Chain Restaurant Menu | Curiosity Closet | Scoop.it
At IHOP and Applebee's, menus are sales documents. And navigational guides. And explainers. 
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Duck deaths spike along Lake Michigan shore

Duck deaths spike along Lake Michigan shore | Curiosity Closet | Scoop.it
The hundreds of deaths investigated by the state DNR likely were caused by starvation, but biologists are checking whether disease is to blame.
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Can Megachurches Deal With Mega Money in a Christian Way?

Can Megachurches Deal With Mega Money in a Christian Way? | Curiosity Closet | Scoop.it
Mars Hill Church spent $210,000 getting its pastor's book to the top of the New York Times best-seller list. Where is the line between a pastor promoting his own career and promoting the ministry of his church? 
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FTC investigating Herbalife amid claims of questionable business practices

FTC investigating Herbalife amid claims of questionable business practices | Curiosity Closet | Scoop.it
The US Federal Trade Commission has launched an investigation into nutritional supplement company Herbalife following more than a year of scrutiny over its business practices. The Los...
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5-Year-Olds Can Learn Calculus

5-Year-Olds Can Learn Calculus | Curiosity Closet | Scoop.it
Why playing with algebraic and calculus concepts—rather than doing arithmetic drills—may be a better way to introduce children to math
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Not All Good Leaders Are Bossy

Not All Good Leaders Are Bossy | Curiosity Closet | Scoop.it
Let's not forget the quiet power of introverts in our quest to boost female leaders.
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