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Georgia Tech Fraternity Disbanded By OSI

Georgia Tech student newspaper Technique has learned that on Friday, March 28, the Office of Student Integrity (OSI) at Georgia Tech disbanded the Phi Kappa Tau fraternity, five months after the chapter was placed on probation after a “rape bait” email. During its investigation of the chapter, the OSI found several violations of the terms set forth during the probationary …

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Universal Law of Urination: 21 Seconds

Researchers at the Georgia Institute of Technology have established the standard for a “law of urination,” which states that all mammals take roughly 21 seconds to pee. Big mammals, small mammals, boy animals, girl animals – anything weighing over 1 kilogram takes 21 seconds to tinkle, give or take 13 seconds. During a trip to Zoo Atlanta, Patricia Yang, a …

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Frat Under Investigation After Decidedly Rapey Email Goes Viral

Georgia Tech’s Phi Kappa Tau fraternity is under university investigation and is probably going to have to do some serious image repair work after an email titled “Luring Your Rapebait” went viral. Total Frat Move says their tip line exploded after an active member at the fraternity sent out an email instructing members how to close the deal with girls. …

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Georgia Tech Student Gives Animated Speech

It happens almost every time. You start to look around, slowly realizing your attention that was once captured has started to vanish. Your eyes begin to glaze over as you feel your chest start to rise and mouth open to release the first of many, teary-eyed yawns. So we’ve all been there, sitting through yet another mandatory welcome lecture of …

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Robots Now Have The Ability To Deceive Each Other

For the longest time, robots have had one vital weakness – they couldn’t lie. You could ask a robot if it was going to kill you and it would have to truthfully answer. It would still kill you, but at least you knew it was coming. Thanks to some researchers at Georgia Tech, robots may soon be able to trick …

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iPhone Loss Leaves Man Blind In Atlanta

A Georgia Tech grad student found himself in a compromising position after he lost his smartphone. Vincent Martin is blind and his phone has special software that allows him to interact via voice recognition. Last friday he had to make a special trip to the veterinary clinic to allow his guide dog Karson to undergo a series of diagnostic tests. …

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BrailleTouch Aids Visually Impaired With Keyboard Of The Future

When you think about it, it really doesn’t make any sense that we still use QWERTY keyboards on handheld devices. There are so many characters that it actually requires two or three (or more?) screens in order to display all of them, the keys themselves are small enough to promote eyestrain, and typos are prominent if you don’t have thin-ish …

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