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Here's Why Gun Control Keeps Failing: Influence vs. Stamina

Recently, Appinions, an influence marketing company, released an infographic that helps explain the mechanics of the gun debate -- most notably, how the focus and devotion of the pro-gun lobby consistently trump the efforts of gun control advocates. Take a peek:

Does Sandy Hook Shooting Spell Game Over for Violent Video Game Stocks?

Last week was rough for owners of video game stocks. A bill was introduced in Congress that directs federal agencies to study the influence of violent video games on children. Gamemakers obviously weren't too happy about that: Intense combat games have proven to be the battered industry's biggest hits lately.

Amid Newtown Tragedy, Scam Artists Creep In

The family of Noah Pozner was mourning the 6-year-old, killed in the Newtown school massacre, when outrage compounded their sorrow. Someone they didn't know was soliciting donations in Noah's memory, claiming that they'd send any cards, packages and money collected to his parents and siblings.