Francisco Martinez

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Apple's design chief thinks its about time you put down the iPhone

Speaking at <i>The New Yorker’s</i> annual tech shindig,TechFest, Apple design guru Jony Ive hit us with some hard truth: we’re using our phones too much. Granted, we didn’t need Ive to tell us this: multiple studies have come to the same conclusion, and that conclusion is that smartphones are basically …

“The Jimmy Kimmel Test,” Megyn Kelly and the value of empathy

Two very different talk show hosts illustrate the importance of having the common touch in uncommon times<p>In the summer of 2006 Jimmy Kimmel grilled burgers for a bunch of surly reporters, myself included, as part of an industry gathering hosted by ABC. Back then, Kimmel was barely three years into …

Jimmy Kimmel is risking his show by fighting Trumpcare

<b>"Jimmy Kimmel Live" (ABC/Randy Holmes)</b><p>The host isn’t just battling the GOP, he’s wrestling against the fact that half his audience is conservative<p>Taylor Link<p>October 1, 2017 5:00pm (UTC)<p>Conservatives gripe about their lack of representation on late-night TV. They're not wrong. While Stephen Colbert, …

Comedy

Barnes and Noble suspends sales of $50 Nook Android 7-inch tablet (Update: get your replacement charger now!)

<b>Update (2/1):</b> <br>Late last year Barnes and Noble returned to the tablet business after previously opting instead to create “Nook” versions of Samsung Galaxy Tab products. The goal was to give the Kindle Fire some competition in the cheap tablet space. Unfortunately, things haven’t worked out so well …

Barnes & Noble

Bruno Mars: Adele is a 'diva,' had 'all this attitude' in the studio

Adele didn't have Bruno Mars at "Hello." The "24K Magic" star recently opened up to the radio show "Cubby & Carolina Bermudez In The Morning" about working with the British Grammy winner on her song "All I Ask."<p>"She's incredible," Mars began. "There was a moment when she was singing in the booth, …

PayPal won't refund Twitch troll's $50,000 in donations

Many Twitch streamers are no stranger to large donations, but what would you do if a random stranger dropped $11,500 on you after seeing you play Hearthstone?<p>That’s exactly what happened to Twitch streamer ‘LegendaryLea’ during a recent session. The donations ended any notion continuing the game …

Internet

Simple brain hack from Harvard can stop you forgetting important tasks

Remembering to turn the gas off, or water the plants before a weekend away, can prove an impossible feat when the mind is churning with other tasks.<p>But Harvard University has uncovered a simple ‘brain hack’ to bring back those forgotten to-do lists - the mental equivalent of tying a piece of string …

The Brain

Stephen Hawking says he's solved a black hole mystery, but physicists await the proof

Physicist Stephen Hawking made a splash this week when he announced that he had solved a vexing conundrum that had puzzled generations of leading physicists -- including the 73-year-old scientific superstar himself -- for the better part of a half-century.<p>During an eight-minute speech at a …

Physics

Scientists studying starlight can tell you: Our universe is going dark

We know that our universe has already lived through great number of exciting phases. But new research released overnight shows the universe has long passed its peak and is slowly but surely dying.<p>The research was presented at the year’s largest gathering of astronomers at the International …

Black Holes

7 surprising facts that can help you learn anything faster

But some people keep studying — and thinking — the same way all their lives.<p>Thankfully, cognitive science has taken a look at how people actually learn. The results are surprising and super helpful.

Bruce Timm Reacts To Suicide Squad's Live-Action Harley Quinn

Just yesterday, you saw the new look for the <i>Suicide Squad</i> movie’s Harley Quinn. And today, we’ve asked Harley Quinn co-creator Bruce Timm for his …

Harley Quinn