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When Children With Autism Grow Up

I was 23 and needed a summer job; he was 21 and needed full-time support. He's one of an estimated half million people diagnosed with autism who are soon becoming adults — and who society is entirely unprepared for.

Complaining, for Your Health

The mental and physical benefits of airing your grievances<p>In his 1964 book <i>Games People Play</i>, psychiatrist Eric Berne describes what he calls the “Yes, but” communication pattern: First, one person states a problem. Next, another person responds by offering suggestions on how to solve it. The first …

Psychology

Why Teens Are Impulsive, Addiction-Prone And Should Protect Their Brains

Teens can't control impulses and make rapid, smart decisions like adults can — but why?<p>Research into how the human brain develops helps explain. In a teenager, the frontal lobe of the brain, which controls decision-making, is built but not fully insulated — so signals move slowly.<p>"Teenagers are not …

The Brain

Marshawn Lynch deserves a statue

Much of the media is calling for Lynch to be fined. I say, give the man a raise.<p>Marshawn Lynch showed up on Media Day and answered questions for five minutes. In those five minutes he answered every question with "I'm just here so I won't get fined." He also had some Skittles and called someone …

Seattle Seahawks

This headset filters out ads from the real world, will make watching Super Bowl ads awkward

Well this will make the Super Bowl commercials awkward<p>For the most recent PennApps, a student-run hackathon that seeks to "solve real-world problems," a group of developers submitted a solution for unwanted ads offline. Dubbed "Brand Killer," the custom-built head-mounted display conceals brand …

Augmented Reality

DW: I still say Jeff Gordon is The G.O.A.T.

I know the announcement last week by Jeff Gordon that the 2015 season would be his final year driving full time in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series might …

American EDM Fans Left Shocked After Discovering That Black People Can Be DJs Too

A group of American EDM fans were left gobsmacked in a Las Vegas nightclub last night after witnessing a black man DJing – something which they’ve …

Las Vegas