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10 Things Making the Economy Incredibly Weird

The modern economy isn't behaving as it should.<p>One of the most reported pieces of economic news from this past decade has been the sluggish recovery …

Economics

Floyd Mayweather says he will fight Manny Pacquiao again 'in a year'

Filipino facing surgery on shoulder Fans file $5m lawsuit over Pacquiao injury Was Mayweather v Pacquiao the end of boxing as we know it?<p>On the same day many had speculated that an injury to Manny Pacquiao would rule out a rematch with Floyd Mayweather, the American has said he is willing to face …

Boxing

Where Itching Comes From

The science behind what makes people scratch<p>Semanza lived in the Rukungiri region of rural Uganda. He suffered such unbearable itching that continuous scratching with his fingernails did not afford him even temporary relief. His solution was to break a clay pot and use the rough edge of one of its …

Neurology

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

Even for the active, a long sit shortens life and erodes health

Maybe those of us who sit for long hours in meetings, on phone calls, and tapping away at keyboards should be getting hazard pay. New research that distills the findings of 47 studies concludes that those of us who sit for long hours raise our average risk of cancer, cardiovascular disease,<p>type 2 …

PlayStation Network and Xbox Live still have outages as hackers claim credit

After failing on Christmas, Sony's PlayStation Network and Microsoft's Xbox Live are still experiencing problems that are preventing many users from …

Sony streams 'The Interview' online and makes Hollywood history

A bit of Hollywood history unfolded on Wednesday. And it might be a glimpse into the future.<p>The controversial Sony Pictures comedy "The Interview" was released on YouTube, Google Play, the Microsoft Xbox video game console, and a special Web site.<p>The movie, which started streaming online around 1 …

U.S. set to blame North Korea for Sony hack

The U.S. is ready to blame North Korea for the crippling hack attack at Sony Pictures, as the studio said Wednesday it would cancel next week's planned release of its controversial comedy "The Interview."<p>U.S. investigators say an announcement pinning the blame on hackers working for the Pyongyang …

Are Kim Jong Un’s Kid Gloves Now Off?

The mourning period for his late father ended today. If this Dear Leader is definitively tied to the Sony hack, we may be at the beginning of an even …

How to hack your taste buds

Why does toothpaste give orange juice a weird aftertaste? It’s one of many surprisingly easy ways to trick your tongue – and your brain – into experiencing strange flavours, says Veronique Greenwood. What's going on?<p>Your tongue is not a blank slate. What you've just eaten can change the flavour of …

West Africa

President Obama takes over 'The Colbert Report'

Stephen Colbert got booted off his own show Monday night and replaced at the anchor desk by none other than President Barack Obama.

Hacker message demands Sony not show 'The Interview'

An online message claiming to be from the group that hacked<p>Sony Pictures Entertainment's computer systems demanded that the studio stop showing "the movie of terrorism," a reference to theSeth Rogen-James Francocomedy "The Interview."<p>"Stop immediately showing the movie of terrorism which can break …

This GIF Of Magnetic Putty 'Eating' A Piece Of Metal Is Mesmerizing

File this one under "Coolest thing we've seen all day": a cube of magnetic putty swallowing a smaller cube of metal whole.<p>We first saw this on r/woahdude, a section of Reddit dedicated to "Trippy & mesmerizing games, video, audio & images that make you go 'woah dude!'" Yes, we know they misspelled …

Time-lapse Photography

Did North Korea Hack Sony?

To continue reading this article you must be a Bloomberg Professional Service Subscriber.<p>If you believe that you may have received this message in …

Plunging Oil Prices May Hurt U.S. Banks Too

The plunge in oil prices may take a bite out of U.S. banks too. An Evercore analyst says regional banks that make loans to energy companies will suffer if oil prices stay below $70 a barrel.

Sony movies leak online as computer systems remain dark

If Sony Pictures employees return to work Monday after the Thanksgiving weekend without computer or email access, it will mark the beginning of the second week of blackout for the Culver City movie studio after a widespread hack.<p>And Sony's headaches do not appear to have lessened. Pirated copies of …

The 25 Best Inventions of 2014

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Inventions

Masai Ujiri also deserves blame for Denver's collapse

New GM Tim Connelly is taking the fall for the Denver disaster, but he inherited most of the roster. There should be more discussion about the poor contracts handed out by the man he replaced.<p>This week, Kevin Arnovitz published a deep, well-reported piece looking at how the Denver Nuggets have …

25 Of The Most Incredible Breakfasts To Make The Day After Thanksgiving

The party is over. The fat lady has sung her turkey-tuned song. The refrigerator is overflowing with Tupperware galore, not to mention extra ingredients you bought in case of emergencies.<p>It's the morning after Thanksgiving and, against all odds, you and everyone in your household is feeling hungry …

America's Best College Towns (PHOTOS)

"Depending on how you look at it, Santa Cruz is either the best or the worst place to spend your college years," says Keijiro Ikebe, a Silicon Valley visual designer who graduated from the University of California Santa Cruz in 2002.<p>"With the town surrounded by shimmering water and lush forests …

Live Music

Fly Electric: The Aircraft of the Future Takes Flight

Predictions for the world in 2025 (Sponsor: Thomson Reuters)<p>In the French Alps last summer, a plane set seven new world records. The two-seater aircraft climbed more than 20,000 feet in under two minutes, and reached speeds of 142 miles per hour. It flew nonstop for 300 miles. Perhaps these numbers …

Electric Vehicles

Toyota to begin selling hydrogen fuel cell car Mirai for first time

There will only be a few hundred, and they won’t be cheap, but Toyota is about to take its first small step into the unproven market for emissions-free, hydrogen-powered vehicles.<p>The world’s largest carmaker announced on Tuesday that it will begin selling fuel cell cars in Japan on 15 December, …

College prices continue to go up, College Board says

Time to stock up on the ramen noodles. The average cost of attending college crept up again this year, the College Board said Thursday.<p>The average sticker price, with room and board included, for undergraduate students attending a four-year college or university in their home state was $18,943. …

College Application Essays Don’t Matter as Much as You Think

<b>Correction appended, November 14.</b><p>Parents: sit down before you read this. Kids: deep breaths. You know that beautifully crafted, deeply felt, highly …

College & University