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Mapping Emotions On The Body: Love Makes Us Warm All Over

Close your eyes and imagine the last time you fell in love. Maybe you were walking next to your sweetheart in a park or staring into each other's eyes over a latte.<p>Where did you feel the love? Perhaps you got butterflies in your stomach or your heart raced with excitement.<p>When a team of scientists …

Mentally Strong People: The 13 Things They Avoid

<i>Editors’ Note: Following the huge popularity of this post, article source Amy Morin has authored a guest post on exercises to increase mental strength here and Cheryl Conner has interviewed Amy in a Forbes video chat about this article here.</i><p>For all the time executives spend concerned about physical …

Lenovo’s Bendy Yoga 2 Laptop Makes All the Right Moves

I’ll be the first to admit that I’m primarily a MacBook user, mostly because I use video-editing software that is specific to Macs. And I haven’t …

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This Week, 30,000 Classrooms Are Participating In The “Hour Of Code”

No matter the noise about the “skills gap,” schools aren’t teaching kids to code. The majority of U.S. states don’t recognize computer science as a core subject, meaning that, in the era of high-stakes testing and budget cuts, there’s actually been a 10-year decline in the number of schools that …

Square Reveals A Thinner Credit Card Reader With Higher Accuracy And More Device Compatibility

Square did indeed reveal something new today as promised, and it’s a credit card reader design update, which is what we suggested was most likely yesterday when they teased the news. The new reader is thinner, and has a design that’s supposed to improve success rates at reading cards. Finally, the …

Leading U.S. tech firms beg governments (starting with theirs) to reform surveillance practices

Advertisement<p>5 Comments<p>Credit: Jakub Jirsak/Thinkstock<p>Eight leading American technology firms have called on the United States President and Congress …

EU regulator warns Nokia against starting a new career as a patent troll

Nokia, by which we mean the parts of the Finnish phone maker that Microsoft hasn't absorbed into its mobile business, has been warned off using its leftover patents to become a troll. According to the <i>AP</i>, EU Commissioner VP Joaquin Almunia said he'd keep an eye on Nokia in case it attempted to …

Charlotte to Become the New American's Second Busiest Hub After Merger

After years of wrangling and a legal challenge that nearly sank the whole deal, US Airways and American Airlines will close their $17.7-billion …

AT&T, T-Mobile Bring More Chaos To Phone Plans But Should You Care?

T-Mobile’s reign of chaos over the mobile phone industry seems to have no end. Although the carrier itself is only launching a single new plan that few here will likely find very interesting (more on that in a bit), its self-proclaimed “un-carrier” approach is apparently causing fits over at AT&T. …

Controversial GMO Corn Study Being Retracted Over Authors' Objections

Retractions are always interesting. When a scientific paper is retracted, it usually means the authors have found a serious error, and that the major conclusions are no longer valid. The error can be unintentional, but in some high-profile cases, the story is far more interesting.<p>Reading about a …