Nicole Wilbourn

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Kanye’s debt, Kim’s money, their marriage: Why separate bank accounts don’t tell us anything about a relationship’s health

West is half of a high-profile, high-earning couple—he’s also, according to his tweets, $53 million in debt<p>Kim Kardashian West doesn't always get the credit she deserves for being a shrewd businesswoman, but I’d wager that of her and rapper husband Kanye West, she’s the one who pushed for them to …

Wait, Is The ‘John Wick’ Sequel Planning A Secret ‘Matrix’ Reunion?

Big news from the set of the only movie in the world that currently matters, <i>John Wick 2</i>, the sequel to the previous holder of the Only Movie in the World That Matters title, <i>John Wick</i>. Potential spoilers a-comin’.<p>Gothamist has photos of a Brooklyn rooftop on the set of <i>John Wick 2</i>, and if you look …

Why the universe may be nothing more than math

If you're not already a physicist, you need to mentally prepare yourself for MIT professor Max Tegmark's explanation of how our entire universe isn't just described by math, but <i>is</i> math. <i>Scientific American</i> published an excerpt from Tegmark's new book, <i>Our Mathematical Universe</i>, which explains that …

Infinite series: When the sum of all positive integers is a small negative fraction.

<i>Important update, Jan. 17 at 18:00 UTC: There have been a lot of objections raised about the video mentioned below and the way I describe the math</i> …

Does Math Exist?

In nature, that is.

The Myth of 'I'm Bad at Math'

Basic ability in the subject isn't the product of good genes, but hard work.<p>“I’m just not a math person.”<p>We hear it all the time. And we’ve had enough. Because we believe that the idea of “math people” is the most self-destructive idea in America today. The truth is, you probably <i>are</i> a math person, …

When Stanford erected buildings geared for collaboration, innovative research flourished.

More than 10 years later the Clark Center is now considered a model for inspiring collaboration and producing revolutionary science. A way of …

Stanford University

Fighting Climate Change Will Take More Than Science

Climate science has been instrumental in developing the ambitious carbon emission reduction targets negotiated at the recent climate talks in Paris. …

Smartphone Screens May Be Getting Cheaper, Thinner

The thousands of pixels in smartphones, TVs, and tablet screens mean nothing without a jolt of power to light them up.<p>For nearly 60 years, materials …

Are protein bars really just candy bars in disguise?

I was traveling by air recently and eating my usual “lunch on the go”—a protein bar and an apple. Across the aisle, I noticed another passenger …

Nutrition

Running a State Health Insurance Marketplace

In the era of the Affordable Care Act, consumers in the U.S. can now purchase private health insurance in 14 state-based marketplaces (SBMs), along with the federally facilitated marketplace (FFM). For most of 2015, I was the director of Rhode Island’s SBM, known as HealthSource RI, which more than …

Burning the Candle at Both Ends (and the Middle)

<b>Why you can do anything but not everything</b><p>In typical high-achieving, life-loving, endlessly-enthusiastic Type A style, I like to keep myself extraordinarily busy. High school and university included four instruments, five sports, three languages, six exchanges, an honous thesis, volunteering and …

It’s about time: Pebble Health app plays catch-up with Apple Watch

You no longer have to rely on third-party apps to track your fitness on a Pebble watch. Pebble is today rolling out a new update that adds Pebble …

Apple Watch

The Major Car Seat Danger You Might Be Missing

"It’s a really important message we need to get out there to parents."<p>As winter approaches, a recent crash test warns parents against dressing their children in thick winter coats while fastened in a car seat.<p>In a report from the Today Show, a crash test lab in Michigan tested the outcome of a …

Parenting

Syndey Evan Trunk Show in Canoga Park; Mar Vista Art Dept Holiday Party

We round up the week's coolest events so you don't have to.<p><i>CANOGA PARK</i>—Who doesn't desire a little dazzle as a sweet holiday gift? Shop sparkly baubles this Thursday when LA jewelry brand Sydney Evan stops by Neiman Marcus at Westfield Topanga (6550 Topanga Canyon Road) for a trunk show. Designer …

Australian Bar Bans Nike Sneakers Because They're "Drug Dealer Shoes"

Australian Bar Bans Nike Sneakers Because They're "Drug Dealer Shoes"Drug dealers wear brogues, too.Ready for your daily dose of clothing-based …

Time I

How Metering Modes Work

Every time you point your camera at something it needs to guess at what exposure you’re going for. Choosing the correct metering mode can go a long …

Artisans and Crafts

Watchmaking no doubt requires the mechanical skills needed to produce a highly functioning timepiece, but since the earliest days of watchmaking, aesthetics, too, have played an important role. Finely enameled dials, gem-set ladies timepieces and meticulously engraved watchcases are evidence of a …

Is New York Fashion Week About to Open Up to the Public?

The CFDA is calling for some major changes.<p>Fashion Week has been an exclusive event for so many years. Sure, bloggers, editors, celebrities, buyers, and friends-of-friends may have access to shows, but the rest are left to live-stream shows on their iPads and computers. But it seems like things at …

Warm weather melting millions off winter gear retailers' bottom lines

Winter clothing sales are taking a hit from record high temperatures in the US, according to industry reports – a stark contrast from last year’s outerwear frenzy<p>Down is down: warm winter weather has cost retailers scores of millions of dollars as sales of everything from winter coats to snow boots …

Clothing