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Can Music Be Used as Medicine?

Biometric trackers are helping scientists tap into the body's response to songs and sound.<p>“Because you listened to Drake, how about Future next?”<p>Pandora, Spotify, and other music-streaming services try to predict what users might like to listen to, based on their tastes and what’s popular with …

The Brain

Avengers: Age of Ultron

Captain America actually says "shit." You heard me. "Language," scolds Iron Man, who can't hide his glee at seeing the Cap, a flag-wearing Greatest …

Marvel Universe

Why Your Brain Doesn't Want You to Keep Weight Off—and How to Fight It

Put an end to your noggin's trickery to maintain your new physique.<p>There’s nothing quite like the rush of seeing the number on the scale drop. When you’ve been pouring effort into living a healthy life, results are just the push you need to stick to your habits. But that weight-loss high is a major …

Fitness

Ohio State doubters, really? Champs think they exist

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio State linebacker Joshua Perry says the doubters are out there, questioning and putting down the Buckeyes.<p>He doesn't name …

10 College Football Coaching Showdowns We Can't Wait to See in 2015

Their only contact will come during pre- and postgame handshakes, but what happens in between is what we'll all be watching for in 2015.<p>Some of the most notable games of the upcoming season come with the added intrigue of pitting great coaching minds against each other. This includes several …

College Football

HIV strain came from gorillas, study finds

Western lowland gorillas in southern Cameroon appear to be the source for the second-most-lethal category of the immunodeficiency virus that crossed into humans, a new study suggests.<p>The category, called<p>HIV-1 group O, has not been nearly as dangerous to humans as group M, which has infected more …

Cavaliers vs. Rockets final score: James Harden tops LeBron James in wild overtime thriller

LeBron James missed a pair of free throws with the game on the line in a moment his detractors will never live down.<p>LeBron James got to the line with the Cavaliers trailing by one point and 4.2 seconds left on the clock, but he missed both shots, more or less handing the Rockets a 105-103 win on …

Basketball

Are humans getting cleverer?

<b>IQ is rising in many parts of the world. What's behind the change and does it really mean people are cleverer than their grandparents?</b><p>It is not unusual for parents to comment that their children are brainier than they are. In doing so, they hide a boastful remark about their offspring behind a …

The Brain

The Many Causes of America’s Decline in Crime

A new report finds that locking up more offenders isn't making people any safer—and may even be counterproductive.<p>The dramatic rise of incarceration and the precipitous fall in crime have shaped the landscape of American criminal justice over the last two decades. Both have been unprecedented. Many …

Crime

5 Powerful Actions That Will Make You Happier | Inc.com

What would make you happier? More money? A better job? A good night's sleep? (You guessed it; I'm a proud dad to two small children.)<p>If you think different things make each of us happy, that's true...to an extent. But research shows that the five following practices can greatly increase …

Happiness

6 Important Things To Know About How Your Brain Learns

<i>This post originally appeared on the Crew blog.</i><p>Whether you want to learn a new language, learn to cook, take up a musical instrument, or just get more out of the books you read, it helps to know how your brain learns.<p>While everyone learns slightly differently, we do have similarities in the way our …

The Brain

NFL scouting combine invites seven from USC, five from UCLA

Invitations to the NFL scouting combine have been sent out, with seven USC players and five UCLA players being asked to come to Indianapolis for the showcase event, which starts Feb. 17.<p>UCLA quarterback <b>Brett Hundley</b>, linebacker <b>Eric Kendricks</b>, defensive end <b>Owamagbe Odighizuwa</b>, defensive back <b>Anthony</b> …

Reggie Bush Calls Report He Drugged Women 'False,' Threatens Legal Action

After hearing his name implicated in the case against former NFL safety Darren Sharper, Detroit Lions running back Reggie Bush denied that he had any involvement in supplying women with illegal drugs.<p>Bush issued an impassioned defense on Twitter:<p>Bush continued his counter-argument on Instagram …

Rockets 117, Bucks 111 | Reuters

Rockets 117, Bucks 111: James Harden recorded 33 points and dished out five assists as Houston took a big lead and held off a late rally by visiting Milwaukee to win for the sixth time in the last seven games.<p>Trevor Ariza matched a season high with six 3-pointers en route to 24 points while Josh …

Tony Alford's recruiting resume

Earlier today, it was reported that Ohio State is hiring Notre Dame RB coach Tony Alford to replace Stan Drayton, who recently bolted for an …

The Foods That 9 Nutritionists Say They Eat Every Day

Good news: Dark chocolate made the list.<p>Yes, variety is the spice of life—and one of the keys to a balanced diet. Still, there are some foods that are so full of vitamins and minerals, the people who know the most about nutrition make sure to eat them (almost) every day. Find out the foods and …

Nutrition

USC's Reggie Bush scandal is now the NCAA's problem

The NCAA has a reputation for making up punishments as it goes along, but the unsealing of USC documents and emails could reveal a more malicious side of the organization.<p>A California appellate court ruled on Friday that the NCAA cannot seal hundreds of documents and emails in the defamation …

Corruption

Michigan man who walks 21 miles to work given new car

A Michigan man who walks 21 miles to and from work each day was surprised with a new car at a local Ford dealership Friday.<p>"I really couldn't express how I'm feeling right now about this whole thing," James Robertson told Fox & Friends Saturday.<p>The Detroit Free Press last weekend told of …

Samsung Galaxy S6 leaked photo hints at 5 different versions

It's been rumored there could be more than one version of the upcoming Samsung Galaxy S6 smartphone, but now it looks like we could see as many as …

Galaxy Note

Apple's Stock Is Down Due To Overblown iPad Concerns

Apple’s shares are down about 1% to $119 while the overall stock market is down about 0.4%. There is an article on 9to5Mac that has data from KGI Research’s Apple analyst Ming Chi-Kuo (who is quite good) that iPad sales could decrease 30% year over year in calendar 2015 to between 44-45 million.</i> …