Twila Smith

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Change 100 businesses, and the world’s food system will change with them

It’s become clear to me, as I’ve worked my way through this series, that we’re going to have to make some big changes if we want to feed ourselves …

Facebook Likes help algorithms get to know you like family

In Spike Jonze's science-fiction film Her, two star-crossed lovers -- an intelligent computer operating system and a man -- embark on an impossible …

What selfies say about your disturbed mind

Taking selfies might always be fun, especially if Samsung pays you to do it at the Oscars, but there might be something medically wrong with your …

New details emerge on another killer Google Now feature

Google is preparing several new features for its upcoming Google Search 4.1 for Android update, <i>Android Police</i> has learned, including a handy Google …

Haiti Photos Then and Now: 5 Years After Earthquake, Much Rebuilding Remains

Photojournalist Allison Shelley documented Haiti for a year after the 2010 quake. She went back this month to check on rebuilding progress.

It’s time for 16GB smartphones to die once and for all

We’ve mentioned before that 16GB of storage just isn’t enough space for many modern smartphone users, especially now that so many phones now let us …

New Google App Lets You Control Your Computer From Your iPhone or iPad

The Google Chrome Remote Desktop app that was released to Android users just hit the iOS app store. The app lets you access your computer via the …

Facebook 'likes' predict your personality

You think no one knows you better than your family and friends? Wrong.<p>There's something else that "gets" you better than your inner circle, according to a study from Stanford University and the University of Cambridge.<p>Computers, or artificial intelligence, can judge a person's personality traits …

Being separated from our iPhones creates anxiety and makes us dumber, says university study

A study by the University of Missouri demonstrated that separating people from their iPhones not only causes anxiety, but also reduces cognitive performance.<p>The study hooked up participants to a wireless blood pressure monitor and then asked them to solve word-search puzzles. Once base readings of …

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6 Minecraft lesson ideas for your Common Core math class

From graphing paper to algebra puzzles, one teacher shares tons of practical lesson ideas for turning math class into “Mathcraft”<p><i>Ed. note: For more</i> …

Is Brodo-ing the New Juicing? 10 Recipes to Warm Up With

Stocks and broth aren’t just for soups anymore. Nope, it’s all about sipping nowadays. Move over coffee and hot chocolate, we’re warming up with these 10 brodo recipes. Packed with flavor and nutrients, they’re a great way to fight off the cold (and colds) this winter. You’ll want to get in on this …

There's just no explaining 2014

Published on December 28, 2014<p><b>It was a year of mysteries</b>. To list some of the more baffling ones:<p>A huge airliner simply vanished, and to this day nobody has any idea what happened to it, despite literally thousands of hours of intensive speculation on CNN.<p>Millions of Americans suddenly decided to …

13 Productivity Tips to Make 2015 Your Best Year Yet

With the New Year right around the corner, it’s a good time to evaluate your work habits (yes, in addition to your fitness routine and maybe even your haircut). Especially for you creative freelancers out there, productivity often equals money, happiness and general well-being. We found 13 tips …