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You can now experience what it feels like to have autism

The Cherokee tribe of Native Americans had a well-known proverb stating that you “shouldn’t judge a person before you have walked a mile in their shoes”. It’s practical advice to view a situation from the perspective of another before rendering an opinion. One can see how this type of thinking can …

The largest Starbucks in the world is a window into the future of the brand

The 15,000-square-foot location combines coffee production, menu testing, and architectural whimsy in a way that can't be found anywhere else in the world.<p>Serving up drinks like the $10 Nitro Cold Brew Float, made with coffee roasted on location, it's a testament to the coffee giant's willingness …

Coffee

This Is What Food Does To Your Brain

Dr. Seuss once said, "You've got a brain in your head and feet in your shoes, you can eat any food you choose!"<p>Well, he actually said "steer yourself in any direction you choose," not "eat any food," but that's how we like to interpret it.<p>In all seriousness, thought, what you eat has a direct …

Nutrition

British Import The A Word Could Be This Summer’s Feel-Good Hit

A family drama built to fill the Parenthood-shaped hole in your heart.<p>For those of us who are still recovering from <i>Parenthood</i>’s tear-jerking finale, a new show from SundanceTV is here to sweep you off your feet—and back onto your couch with that trusty box of tissues. <i>The A Word</i> is all about how a …

TV

Adam Levine Offers to Pay for Christina Grimmie's Funeral, Says Late Singer's Brother

14 Quick + Easy Stuffed Avocado Recipes to Make As Your Summer Snack

Between finding the best circuit workout and choosing the perfect summer swimsuit, spending time cooking a delicious and healthy meal may not be super realistic. But don’t worry, we have the perfect answer to your timing problem: avocados. If you didn’t think avocados could get any better, you are …

Autism

I have autism and the lack of authentic autistic voices in books angers me

Since being diagnosed with ASD (autism spectrum disorder) in her late teens, Sara Barrett has found herself becoming angry at the portrayal of autistic characters in books – none more so than The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time. Here’s why<p>Since being diagnosed with ASD (autism …

Autism

It looks like Samsung's crazy folding smartphone is actually happening

According to Korean news site ETNews, Samsung will apparently start mass-producing the "smartlet" — as we call it — this year for a 2017 release.<p>What the heck is a smartlet? It's a smartphone with a folding screen that can turn into a tablet when you unfold it.<p>In a call with investors in January, …

Mobile

Afraid of My Future | Ask the Therapist

From the U.S.: Hello, I”m 20 and I have high functioning autism. As the title suggests, I’m scared about my future. It started where I violently …

Android Marshmallow for Galaxy S6, S6 Edge, Note 5 rolling out from next month according to sketchy leaked schedule

Samsung is historically a little behind its Android-making competitors when it comes to rolling out major software updates for its smartphones. So it’s no surprise to see that Marshmallow hasn’t yet officially landed on any Galaxy series devices. If a leaked roadmap is anything to go by, that could …

14 tips to save up to $1,000 in 30 days or less

Getting rich is a long-term game, but saving a lot doesn't have to be. A few lifestyle changes here and there can add up to help you save hundreds — even thousands — each month.<p>Ramit Sethi, author of "I Will Teach You to Be Rich," launched a challenge to help people save $1,000 in a week, …

Personal Finance

How to invest for a comfortable retirement: 6 tips to manage stocks, IRAs, more - TODAY.com

Everyone wants a comfortable retirement, which means putting money you have saved to work for you in a smart way.<p>TODAY financial editor Jean Chatzky has six areas to focus on when it comes to investing for tomorrow and position yourself for a secure financial future. Thursday on TODAY, Chatzky …

Retirement

We tried Samsung’s new virtual reality headset — it’s a must-buy if you have these phones

<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><i>Business Insider/Jeff Dunn</i> Let's get the verdict out of the way: If you have any interest in virtual reality, and you own a recent …

Virtual Reality

Samsung's growing mobile hardware ecosystem offers an exciting alternative to Apple

Samsung recently released three new devices and because of how they work together, all three are becoming an essential bundle for my daily usage.<p>One …

Virtual Reality

How To Know If He’s Dangerous

There’s a lot of sickos out there.<p>It’s a horrible fact, but women with disabilities are extremely vulnerable. Statistics show that we’re three times …

Sprint sending holiday gift baskets to T-Mobile stores that include URL for Sprint’s jobs website

T-Mobile and Sprint have a pretty heated rivalry, with John Legere throwing jabs like “Sprint like hell” and accusing the number four carrier of …

T-Mobile

This Super Brewer Delivers Perfect Coffee Right from Your Tablet

4<p>SHARES<p>How are you with decisions first thing in the morning? Not good? Then you may want to avoid the Saeco GranBaristo Avanti connected coffee …

Coffee

Nonverbal Boy Pens Must-Read Article About Autism

Philip Reyes is a seventh grader at Heim Middle School in Williamsville, New York, and he recently wrote a piece about autism and communication for …

Autism

autism spectrum disorders Archives - Page 4 of 4

Neuroscience NewsMay 21, 2012<p>Oxytocin Improves Brain Function in Children with AutismPreliminary results from an ongoing, large-scale study by Yale …

Autism

Star Wars: The Force Awakens iPhone wallpapers

The week is finally arrived. This Friday, December 18, Star Wars: The Force Awakens will hit theaters. With more than $500M in ticket presales, the …

Star Wars

Six of the world’s great minds may have been autistic, professor says

Albert Einstein, Charles Darwin, Sir Isaac Newton, Michaelangelo. No one would likely dispute that each is a genius.<p>However, Simon Baron Cohen, a …

Autism

autism spectrum disorders Archives - Page 2 of 4

Neuroscience NewsMarch 20, 2013<p>Vanderbilt researchers develop a humanoid robotic system to help teach autistic children to coordinate their attention …

The Stylish Smartwatch For An Active Lifestyle

<i>The following article has been sponsored by Samsung</i><p>With the holidays on the horizon, your mind is occupied with thoughts of family, food and ugly …

JB Hi-Fi

Our Bad Theology Is Killing Faith in the God of Life

In the most recent episode of her excellent WNYC podcast, <i>Death, Sex & Money</i>, host Anna Sale has a conversation with Diane Gill Morris. Morris is the mother of two teenaged boys with autism. Sale and Morris talk about the challenges and joys of being the parent of children with extraordinary needs, …

Christianity

Mall Santa's message to young autistic boy goes viral

Many a caregiver has uttered the encouraging phrase “Be who you are” to youngsters still settling into their identities, but a Michigan mall Santa’s advice to do just that stands out for one very sweet reason.<p>Fox 2 Detroit reported that Naomi Johnson, of Grandville, Michigan, gave a Facebook …

Samsung joins the self-driving car race

SEOUL, South Korea — Samsung Electronics said Wednesday it will set up a team to develop an auto components business focusing on autonomous driving …

Galaxy S7 Leak Reveals Massive New Smartphone

Last week Samsung’s leaky supply chain spilt news that the upcoming Galaxy S7 would look a lot like the Galaxy S6. Given the polarising reaction to the S6’s premium yet impractical design it’s a risky decision, though less so than the latest surprising revelations…<p>Industry stalwart GSMArena has …

Phones

How to Make a Pastry Bag in a Pinch (Your Cookies Will Thank You)

A simple cornet is the only tool you need for perfectly iced holiday cookies. And you already have all the materials you need to make one at home.<p>Like turning potatoes or making a béarnaise sauce by hand, forming a cornet—essentially a DIY pastry bag—from parchment paper feels like one of those …

Dessert