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NBA Mock Draft 2016: Plenty of players shuffle after going through combine

With the NBA Draft Combine coming to a close, players like Notre Dame's Demetrius Jackson had a big move up and Utah's Jakob Poeltl had a big move …

NBA

Tom Thibodeau Comments on Coaching Timberwolves, Watching Bulls, More

New Minnesota Timberwolves head coach Tom Thibodeau is already busy, as he is back in Chicago this week to take in the NBA Draft Combine.<p>Thibodeau, hired by Minnesota on April 20 to also be the team's president of basketball operations, appeared to be excited to again be part of the NBA grind …

Basketball

Indiana Pacers finalizing deal to promote Nate McMillan to head coach

Nate McMillan and the Indiana Pacers are finalizing a deal that will make McMillan the next coach of the Pacers, a person familiar with negotiations told USA TODAY Sports.<p>The person requested anonymity because he was not authorized to speak publicly until the deal is official.<p>McMillan, who coached …

Basketball

Curry on LeBron's MVP comments: 'I've gotten good at ignoring people'

Steph is paying no mind to LeBron's MVP comments<p>LeBron James is right. It can be hard to determine what "most valuable" should mean. A lot of people …

Basketball

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Must Elite Kids Outgrow Their Coaches?

Tradition calls for potential Olympians to leave behind their childhood coaches. But ahead of the Rio Games, two U.S. stars are defying that custom<p>Nearly all the athletes representing Team USA this summer at the Rio Olympics changed coaches as they became elite competitors.<p>It’s the way things are …

Team USA

Real friends: How the Kevin Durant-Russell Westbrook partnership bent but never broke

<b>KEVIN DURANT'S GAME-TYING</b> 3-pointer had barely passed through the bottom of the net before Russell Westbrook was racing toward him.<p>As Gregg Popovich …

MVP life: Steph Curry's house is for sale, so let's take a tour

Riley stole the show again Tuesday when her father Steph Curry accepted his second consecutive NBA MVP award.<p>But that's not all America's first …

The 8 Tastiest Burgers from Across the Country, in Honor of National Burger Month

May marks National Burger Month, just in time for the start of grilling season. Medium, rare, dripping in cheese, smothered in sauce, topped with …

Burgers

When My Mother Taught Me To Cook, She Taught Me How To Live

Unlike the women I’m descended from, I don’t need to know how to cook. But I’m grateful, almost every day, that I do.<p>The first thing my mother taught me to make was the Toll House recipe for chocolate chip cookies. She handled the oven, but the rest was simple enough for an 8-year-old. Two sticks …

Anohni: Hopelessness review – a radical album for a time of crisis

(Rough Trade)<p>This extraordinary album, authored by the artist formerly known as Antony and the Johnsons, is all about radical changes, and radical change.<p>Having excised the letter T, Antony is now Anohni, bringing both brand and public face in line with Anohni’s long-held female identification …

U.S. Dept. of Defense

'High-Rise' is a towering display of destruction

The final scene of “High-Rise,” Ben Wheatley’s exuberantly nasty screen adaptation of J.G. Ballard’s 1975 novel, plays over an excerpt of one of<p>Margaret Thatcher’s recorded speeches extolling the capitalist values she would later implement as prime minister of Britain. Coming as an abrupt punchline …

“家门口”的 CES 再开幕,这些亮点令人惊叹

<b>作为 CES 在美国本土之外的唯一姐妹展,CES Asia 由美国消费技术协会 (CTA) 主办,是亚洲最大的消费电子展。本次 CES 亚洲以“见,所未见”为主题,展出面积将由 2015 年的 2 万平米增至 4 万平米,吸引来自 150 多个国家的 3200 多家企业参展来到上海。</b><p>与 CES 基本一脉相承的是,VR、智能机器人、自动驾驶和无人机都毫无意外得成为了本次 CES Asia 的主旋律。接下去是记者采写自现场的所见所闻的亮点一览:<p>在现场热闹上演的发布会中的一场重头戏,要数 Twitter 与全球领先的互联网生态公司乐视在现场宣布达成商业合作伙伴关系。据悉,双方通过推特官方微乐视定制化 …

Cold Brew vs. Iced Coffee

These chilled cousins are more different than you might think. Cold Brew is made without heat, which creates lower acidity for a smoother, naturally …

这个夏天我们要和这些美剧告别,哪一部你舍不得?_娱乐_好奇心日报

五月是决定美剧最后命运的时节。<p>每年五月,各大电视台都会把最新剧集的名单和 60—100 部的电视剧试播集寄到麦迪逊大道,那里的广告狂人们会决定是否投放广告。他们的决策也会在很大程度上决定剧集命运。<p>能否赚钱是美剧能否留下的最重要因素。通常,电视台不会太顾及粉丝情感,也不会太顾及剧集质量,AMC 在《绝 …

我从没想过 VR 会这么受欢迎 | 极客公园

前段时间,我跟几个朋友在一个还到点营业的酒吧组织了一场小型的 VR 体验会。<b>其实做这场活动的初衷很简单,就是为了看看大家对 VR 究竟感不感兴趣</b>,整体效果极好:<p>(别忘了看到最后)<p>各种前期准备<p>在前期准备时,为了极大减少行业人士对体验人群的影响,我们约定了三不原则:不找媒体老师,不喊 VR 圈朋友,不聊 …

​吃下这片 MIT 的「香肠」就能进行胃部手术了

试想像一下,你意外地吞下了一块电池(咦?)需要把它拿出来,这时候要怎么办呢?来自 MIT、谢菲尔德大学和东京工业大学的研究员合作研发了一款新的折纸机器人,可在患者的胃部内进行微型手术,重要的是这机器人是由常见于制造香肠的材料:猪肠衣,因为它可在手术后被胃酸分解。医生,甚至患者自己在体外通过磁力「遥控」嵌在机器人的磁石,控制它的位置来进行手术,拿出误服的电池或其他外物。<p>这摺纸机器人是基于过往由 Daniela Rus 带领的 MIT CSAIL 团队的成果改良。它用上完成不同的设计,可以利用自身的边角黏附着胃部表面作移动。一如文章开首所说的,研究团队把这机器人的主要用途定为移除电池,因为每年在美 …

如果你所有的公司业务都和摩尔定律有关,而摩尔定律正在逐渐失效,你会如何应对?

我已经不下四次看到过摩尔定律即将灭亡这样的论调出现了。<p>英特尔首席执行官布莱恩·科兹安尼克(Brian Krzanich)在上个月公司发表的一项声明中轻描淡写地写道。<p>第五次,这至少是第五次有人试图昭告摩尔定律的失效。之前的几次全部都被证明为虚惊一场,英特尔甚至时常将之当做公开场合的笑话,直言公司有方法,也知道该如何进一步开发原子级别的半导体。摩尔定律历经半个世纪,依然统领着计算机行业,无人可将之撼动。但这一次,或许是真的。主角的名字叫做量子计算机。<p>1946年2月14日,世界上第一台通用计算机 ENIAC 诞生了。这是台耗费无数工时人力制造出的庞然大物:<p>ENIAC长30.48米,宽6米,高2.4米 …

三星新专利:在你的手背上借点地方,我要给手表多开一块屏幕

在手机屏幕越用越大的今天,用户已经习惯了大屏幕带来的操作方式,同时也想把身边的屏幕都扩大。这里,也包括他们带在手上的智能手表。<p>不过,智能手表跟手机不一样,它不可能采用跟手机一样大的屏幕。<p>(SkinTrack 皮肤触控追踪技术)<p>为此,设备开发者就展开各种的尝试,除了采用覆盖手臂的曲面屏幕,他们还打算将触控区域移动到手臂上。爱范儿(微信号:ifanr)之前报道的 SkinTrack 技术,就是一个很好的例子。<p>今天,再有一家设备制造商打算深入这个领域,为其智能手表提供这方面的技术。那,就是三星。<p>根据 The Verge 的报道,三星最近就自己的智能穿戴屏幕“扩建”技术申请了专利。<p>采用这项技术的智能手 …