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Stephen Curry: The Full Circle

The untold story of how a single rickety hoop in rural Virginia produced two generations of NBA greats, including the future-shaping golden boy.<p><b>THERE</b> …

Basketball

Taking Baseball’s Pulse: Checking Up on the Trends Transforming the Game

Most baseball seasons bleed into one another with little statistical recalibration required. For years at a time, “average” means almost the same …

Wealthier children have bigger brains, study finds

Brain scans offer new dimension to the so-called “achievement gap”<p>Richer pupils achieve higher academic grades because their brains are different, according to research.<p>Past research has shown pupils from low-income backgrounds fared worse than those from wealthier families.<p>Brain scans have now …

The Brain

When Cops Check Facebook

America’s police are using social media to fight crime, a practice that raises troubling questions.<p>In 2012, Brooklyn police officer Michael Rodrigues arrested a burglary gang, the Brower Boys, by adding gang members as friends on Facebook. The day of the arrest was like gathering the lowest-hanging …

Social Media

Survey Reports Teens Love Nike More Than Any Other Brand

Research firm Piper Jaffray recently conducted its semiannual Taking Stock With Teens survey to<p>Research firm Piper Jaffray recently conducted its semiannual Taking Stock With Teens survey to find out the top brands favored by teens at the moment, and Nike crushes the game by dominating the apparel …

Basketball
Basketball

Man Trapped in an 8-Year "Groundhog Day" Loop Baffles Scientists

Doomed to relive the same memories over and over again.<p>A 23-year-old man in the UK is stuck in an ongoing eight-year loop of déjà vu, according to a …

Groundhog Day

The Average Price of a Burger Across American Cities

Burgers — one of America's most popular foods — are popular on both coasts and everywhere in-between. But they cost can vary greatly depending on where in the country you eat them. Restaurant delivery site GrubHub — which works with over 30,000 restaurants — analyzed the prices of burgers in major …

American Cities

How To Lose Fat and Build Muscles Simultaneously

To be able to lose fat and gain muscles at the same time, three things are necessary; diet, strength training and cardiovascular exercise.<p>I believe …

The 5 Most Lethal American Weapons of War Ever

The United States is the most formidable military power the world has ever seen. Arguably, since the end of the Cold War, America has enjoyed a level …

Snapchat Sneakily Uses Its Own App To Poach Uber, Airbnb Engineers

<i>(Updated with additional companies where Snapchat job geo-filters are available.)</i><p>Uber Technologies and Snapchat are among the world’s most valuable startups and have raised billions of dollars between them. Yet in spite of their mountains of cash, the two, like many in the tech industry, have run …

Silicon Valley