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Children whose parents spend time on mobile devices have more behavior issues

The question<p>Scanning text messages or checking news or sports alerts on a cellphone is common in today’s world. If parents do this while interacting with their children, might it affect the children’s behavior?<p>This study<p>The study involved 170 two-parent families with at least one child older than 1 …

Hennessey Venom Goes 265 Mph, Sets the Convertible Speed Record

Hennessey beats the Bugatti Veyron's top speed world record by 11 mph.<p>Back in 2013, the topless version of the Bugatti Veyron Super Sport, the Grand Sport Vitesse, hit a top speed of 254 mph. But tuner John Hennessey thought his creation, the Venom GT Spyder, could go faster. Turns out, yes, the …

Here's Something That Actually Earns the Name "Hoverboard"

And unlike Marty McFly's, it can fly over water.<p>If you think crawling along on a store-bought "hoverboard" is cool, get a load of this.<p>The Flyboard Air is basically a jetpack that you stand on, making it the closest thing we've seen to a true hoverboard.<p>It's the brainchild of French jet ski …

Sample Questions from the Trump University Final Exam

<i>Below you will find three examples of questions from previous final exams at Trump University. Use these sample questions and the answer key provided to prepare for next week’s big test.</i><p>Two plus two equals what?<p>(a) Maybe four.<br>(b) Could be four. Could be. Lotta people saying it’s five.<br>(c) I’m not …

Trump University

The C-17: When You Absolutely, Positively Have to Deliver 2 AH-64 Apaches, Accept No Substitutes

Bringing in the big guns, with a quickness.<p>The C-17 is to the go-anwhere, do-anything workhouse of the U.S. military. Here is it not only landing on a dirt runway, but carrying two AH-64 Apaches, which get unloaded and ready for action in faster than most of us can get ready for work.<p>But there's no …

Functional human hearts regenerated from skin cells

The day that heart transplant patients no longer need to wait for a donor match just got a little closer. Researchers from Massachusetts General Hospital have successfully grown functional heart tissue from stem cells created from skin cells. Their paper has been published in the journal …

General Hospital

The Jesuit Priest Who Believed in God and the Singularity

Pierre Teilhard de Chardin’s ideas may have been ahead of his time.<p>In 1915, Pierre Teilhard de Chardin was serving on the front lines of World War I. Somewhere in the blood, sweat, and death of never-ending trench warfare, Teilhard glimpsed something that would haunt him: the vast …

DoorDash’s CEO denies a down round and insists he doesn‘t care how much his startup is worth

For Silicon Valley, 2016 is shaping up to be the year the joyride ends.<p>Startups that just a year ago were speeding toward billion-dollar valuations have in recent months crashed into much tougher realities. Funding is drying up. Workers are being laid off. Dessert is, quite literally, getting taken …

Watch the Rare Sight of a B-2 Stealthily Flying Through the Skies

And into your heart.<p>The sight of a B-2 bomber is a rare one—not just because of its stealth operation, but also because the military only has 20 in operation. The stealth bomber has been in operation since 1989 and part of the military fleet since 1997, and it's the only long-range stealth bomber …

25 Mind-Boggling Facts About The Universe

<b>5. There is an object in universe which is pulling the Milky Way Galaxy and millions of other galaxies towards it at 14 million mph.</b><p>There is a …

Andromeda Galaxy

Trash-talking in chess exists and it’s amazing to watch

Feb 19,2016<p>We’ll say it: Chess needs trash-talking. Like, a lot more.<p>Just watch Grandmaster Maurice Ashley sit down in New York City’s Washington Square Park and play Wilson. The poor guy has no idea he’s sitting in front of one of the top 2000 players in the world.<p>It’s the chess equivalent of one …

New York City

The Blade Runner 2 Release Date Has Been Revealed

It’s happening. After years of false starts and years of film fans shrugging it off as something would never actually get off the ground, the sequel …

German Scientists May Have Just Saved The Planet

Is it just me, or are more science fiction dreams coming true lately?<p>You have to admit, putting a computer in your pocket that can out-perform some …

'Firefall' mesmerizing at Yosemite Park in California | CNN Travel

3D Bioprinter Creates Bone, Muscle--And Cartilage For This Ear

Almost good enough to be transplanted into humans<p>Because the demand for donors’ organs and tissues is so high, researchers have spent years engineering synthetic tissues that could be transplanted into humans. But that’s not very easy to do—many of the gel-like tissues have been too mushy to be …

Wake Forest University

Charles Bukowski's guide to writing and life

<b>"I am a dangerous man when turned loose with a typewriter," said Charles Bukowski, the author of more than 40 books of poetry, prose and novels, including Ham on Rye and Post Office. Bukowski, who died on March 9, 1994, aged 73, used his poetry and prose to depict the depravity of urban life in</b> …

What Will It Mean If LIGO Detects Gravitational Waves?

For over a decade, to very little fanfare, a new type of astronomy has been going on: gravitational wave astronomy. Rather than using a telescope to look out at the Universe, a gravitational wave detector uses lasers, fired and reflected perpendicular to one another, and then reconstructed to …

Australia scientists develop 'bionic spine' which could help paralysed patients walk

Device can be inserted in the brain – without brain surgery – and could allow paralysed patients to operate robotic limbs “using thought alone”<p>Scientists in Australia have developed a “bionic spine” which could enable people with spinal cord injuries to walk again by controlling a tiny paper …

A Stanford professor says eliminating 2 phrases from your vocabulary can make you more successful

The way you speak not only affects how others perceive you; it also has the potential to shape your behavior.<p>Swapping one word for another could make all the difference in how you approach your goals.<p>That's according to Bernard Roth, a professor of engineering at Stanford and the academic director …

Self-improvement

Video: See How Far The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess has Come Since the Wii & GameCube

Things can only look better

Retrogaming

Here's What Happens in Zelda: Twilight Princess HD When You Add Amiibo

Nearly 10 years after its initial release, Wii U owners will be able to enjoy an upgraded HD version of The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess. Launching March 4, Twilight Princess HD will include several new features, including a new mode and an optional dungeon.<p>While the game's default mode is a …

Retrogaming

Watch This Brilliant Shortcut And You'll Never Have To Shovel Snow Again

Why didn't I think of that?<p>One of the best things about winter is watching the snow peacefully drift down from the sky. One of the worst things about winter is shoveling that white stuff incessantly, having to bend over, scoop, and throw, time and time again, ad nauseum.<p>Well, luckily, there's a …

Dog Steals Sled, Enjoys Wintry Joyride

This pooch never learned the importance of sharing, apparently.<p>With Winter Storm Jonas sweeping across the northeastern parts of the country, kids are beginning to dust off their sleds for what forecasters predict is going to be a massive amount of snowfall this weekend. But a word of advice for …

New Images For Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess HD Surface

The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess HD is releasing this March, but if you can't wait until then, you'll be happy to know that some new images have been released.<p>Japanese video game magazine Famitsu has a feature on the HD remaster of Twilight Princess, showcasing screenshots, character …

Retrogaming

Naginata v. Kendo Exhibition

Words We Should Stop Using in 2016

Enough. Already.<p>This New Year’s lets resolve to rid the world of these wretched words…<p>England may have invented, well, the Queen’s English…but their …

Learn to master one of the most beginner-friendly and useful programming languages on the web

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we may get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Shutterstock As we move forward in the technological age, coding will only become more prevalent, and having at least some knowledge …

Programming

This scientist scanned his brain 2X a week for 18 months

Every Tuesday and Thursday morning for a year and a half, Russell Poldrack started off his day by climbing into an MRI machine and scanning his brain …