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Once thought of as just a dream — is the hyperloop a real possibility?

It sounds like science fiction: a hyperloop that propels passengers traveling from San Francisco to Los Angeles in levitating pods through a nearly airless tube. Their pace rivals the speed of sound. The journey takes only 30 minutes.<p>According to Brogan BamBrogan, former SpaceX engineer and now …

We're More Attracted to People Who Just "Get" Us, According to Science

Feeling perfectly understood by another person is rare — which is probably why it's so gratifying, even sexy, when someone just innately gets us. …

How to become luckier, according to science

Ever had a run of bad luck? It feels like the world is actively conspiring against you.<p>Ever wonder if you can improve your luck? And I don't mean …

Self-improvement

The Definitive 2016 Offseason Shopping List for Every NBA Team

Every NBA team has a plan for the offseason, though some will certainly have more to do than others. And the difference isn't solely determined by the quality of the squad in 2015-16.<p>While the Miami Heat are fringe contenders this year, they'll have plenty to work on during the calendar's hottest …

Selfies are ruining your skin, according to science

Selfies are ruining your skin, according to science<p>Date March 23, 2016<p>A photo posted by Kim Kardashian West (@kimkardashian) on Jan 11, 2016 at …

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8 things that will (probably) happen in tech in 2016

Read The Telegraph technology team's predictions for the year ahead, including drones, robots, driverless cars and virtual reality<p>Virtual reality goes truly mainstream<p><b>Rhiannon Williams:</b> Momentum has been building for years, but 2016 is the year that virtual reality will truly take off. …

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Junk food is tricking your brain: The depressing science behind your binging

Research reveals fats and sweets alter the brain’s satiety-control mechanism, sending our appetites into hyperdrive<p>Matthew Brien has struggled with overeating for the past 20 years. At age 24, he stood at 5′10′′ and weighed a trim 135 pounds. Today the licensed massage therapist tips the scales at …

You Are Not Your Brain: The 4-Step Solution for Changing Bad Habits, Ending Unhealthy Thinking, and Taking Control of Your Life

Table of Contents<p>Introduction xi<p>Part 1 A Sense of Self<p>Chapter 1 You Are Not Your Brain 3<p>Chapter 2 Using Your Mind to Change Your Brain: The Power of …

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6 ways to clear out space on your smartphone

Smartphone storage is at a real premium unless you're lucky enough to own one with lots of it. (And if you do, your phone likely wasn't cheap.)<p>With …

Lab-Grown Cells Restore Sight to Blind Monkeys

Transplanting stem cell-derived retina tissue into the eye could one day cure the degenerative eye conditions.<p>Researchers at the Riken Institute in Japan have grown retina tissue out of stem cells and grafted that tissue onto the retinas of rhesus and macaque monkeys with ailing sight. The new …

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Most anticipated tech of 2016: August to December edition

Moto Z / Moto Z Force Droid Edition<p>Galaxy Note 7<p>Lenovo Phab2 Pro<p>New Nexus smartphones (rumored)<p>iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus<p>Apple Watch 2 (rumored)<p>Pebble 2<p>Android Nougat<p>iOS 10<p>MacOS Sierra<p>Windows 10 Anniversary Edition<p>Android-enabled Chromebooks<p>Asus Zenbook 3<p>Redesigned MacBook Pro (rumored)<p>Google …

Projecting Every NBA Team's Depth Chart Heading into 2015-16 Season

Depth charts are amorphous entities in the NBA, subject to constant changes as players develop, regress, get injured or showcase their skills at new positions. But all teams use them, putting every contributor on the roster into some sort of hierarchy.<p>Our job here is to figure out not only what …

2015 #KiaMVP @stephencurry30 joins Stephen Colbert (11:35p, CBS) to talk the upcoming season!

Dunk History: Von Wafer and the terrible, horrible, no good, very bad dunk

<i>As the summer wears on, with training camps and preseason play still off in (what feels like) the distant future, we turn our attention to the past.</i> …

2016 NBA Mock Draft: September Projections for All 30 1st Round Picks

It's never too early for NBA draft projections, and given all the showcase events, tournaments and camps that take place during the summer, prospects actually have an opportunity to improve their stocks in the offseason.<p>We've already seen a number of players make jumps up our board with strong …

The Biggest Problem Each NBA Team Faces in Upcoming 2015-16 Season

The NBA offseason can be powerful.<p>It creates optimism, dashes dreams, fortifies contenders and weakens pretenders. For all intents and purposes, the 2015 version is done with all of the above.<p>That means, among other things, any problems that haven't yet been corrected will persist into the upcoming …

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Each NBA Team's Most Balanced Player

Every team in the league needs that one guy who does a little bit of everything. Sometimes, it's a big man who hedges on ball screens and dives with vigor to the rim after setting them. Sometimes, it's the point guard who will get back on defense and slap the floor to fire up his team. Sometimes, …

Ric Bucher Builds the Ultimate NBA Point Guard

Point guard play is prevalent in the NBA because players at this position control most of the tempo and offensive decision-making for their teams. To be a solid point guard, you must have fundamental skills such as ball-handling, shooting and court vision.<p>Which NBA point guard has the best …

Shaquille O'Neal and Kobe Bryant clear the air about their 'work beef'

The two former teammates and rivals talked about what went into the feud that dominated the Lakers' championship years during an appearance on O'Neal's podcast.<p>Last week we learned that Kobe Bryant had joined Shaquille O'Neal on his "The Big Podcast with Shaq." On Monday, the podcast went live.<p>"I …

Jim Buss on Kobe Bryant playing past 2016: 'It's his decision'

Los Angeles Lakers general manager Mitch Kupchak has been the most vocal amongst the team’s brain trust about 2015-16 possibly being Kobe Bryant’s …

Mario Hezonja lights up EuroBasket tune-up, daps opposing coach

Croatian scorer Mario Hezonja stood out among this June's crop of top draft prospects for his extreme cockiness. The 20-year-old, who most recently …

NBA Draft 2016: Demetrius Jackson Is Notre Dame's Next Star to Watch

A secondary option alongside veterans since 2013-14, Demetrius Jackson will enter his junior year as Notre Dame's lead guard. And there is a strong chance the opportunity results in the buildup of NBA draft buzz.<p>Jackson is a phenomenal athlete—he compensates for 6'1" size with a diesel 198-pound …

Video: Russell Westbrook explosiveness

Enjoy this video showcasing the explosiveness of Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook:

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