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How Einstein’s Brain Was Probably Different Than Yours, And Why He Was So Creative

It turns out that Einstein had a killer corpus callosum–a large bundle of fibers connecting the left and right hemispheres to each other. “The corpus …

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11 of Coco Chanel's Best Quotes

Because she spoke the stuff of legend.<p><b>Coco Chanel</b> defined modern fashion for women everywhere. Thanks to her innovative designs, women's fashions departed from the restrictive garb that was the norm before World War I to a more casual aesthetic in clothing. She started the conversation of what to …

Artist Turns Everyday Objects Into Clever Artwork With an iPhone

Artist Brock Davis doesn't just rely on pen and paper to manifest his wit. From fruits and veggies to googly eyes, the mediums that make up his …

Apple’s Maps May Reveal Existence of the Loch Ness Monster

- Apr 18, 2014<p>While Apple Maps may send you in the wrong direction on occasion, it seems it may be able to find the unfindable. Amateur sleuths on …

10 hidden Galaxy S5 features, according to Samsung

The Galaxy S5 has been on the market for a week now, and with dozens of reviews and hands-on posts hitting the web, fans of the device probably already know about its main features.<p>But Samsung reckons there are some hidden features on the Galaxy S5 that you might not be aware of, and helpfully …

11 Alternatives to the Traditional 4-Year College | The Art of Manliness

So far in this series on whether or not college is truly for everyone, we’ve covered both the history of higher ed, and the pros and cons of …

What Your Sleeping Position Says About Your Relationship

According to a new study, spooning with your partner really does say something about your relationship.<p>Researchers from the University of …

Kareem: 20 Things I Wish I'd Known When I Was 30

When I was thirty, I was living my dream.<p><b>When I was thirty, I was living my dream.</b> I'd already accomplished most of what I'd set out to achieve professionally: leading scorer in the NBA, leading rebounder, leading blocker, Most Valuable Player, All-Star. But success can be as blinding as Bill …

This Is How Caffeine Actually Affects Your Brain

Over 83 percent of Americans drink coffee, making the U.S. the world’s largest consumer of the potent beans. We probably love it so much because it’s …

How to do everything with the Samsung Galaxy S5

The Samsung Galaxy S5 is out now and for a full evaluation of all it has to offer, check out Jessica Dolcourt's full exhaustive review .<p>However, if you already own the S5 and are itching to delve into its many features, we've got something we think you'll really like.<p>All of our Galaxy S5 How-To …

I Was Racially Profiled in My Own Driveway

A retired Major League Baseball player explains how he's trying to turn an upsetting encounter with the police into an opportunity for dialogue.<p>It was an otherwise ordinary snow day in Hartford, Connecticut, and I was laughing as I headed outside to shovel my driveway. I’d spent the morning …

Bodies of seven babies found in Utah house

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1069000/1069109_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1534481711_7e39ffc8ab7c13009f3b363cbb4b14ea<p><b>A Utah woman has been accused of killing six of her own babies after their bodies were discovered in cardboard boxes at her former house.</b><p>Megan …

Unusual punishment for US bully

A judge in Ohio has ordered a man to appear in public, holding a sign that reads: "I am a bully".<p>Edmond Aviv was convicted of harassing his neighbours and their disabled children for 15 years.<p>Grainne Harrington reports.

This tiny generator can power wearable devices using your body heat

Many wearables have decent enough battery life, but you know what'll make them even better? If we never have to recharge them at all. That's why researchers have been developing small power sources that can generate electricity using body heat, including a team from the Korean Advanced Institute of …

Eric Holder and the Race Card: The issue the media can't resist

When Eric Holder became attorney general in 2009, he declared that when it comes to discussing race, we have become “a nation of cowards.”<p>Now there’s plenty of discussion of race, some of it swirling around Holder himself.<p>In recent days, conservative critics have accused Holder of playing the race …

Suspected white supremacist held in Kansas Jewish center shootings

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. — Three people were shot to death Sunday at two Jewish community facilities here after a man in his 70s opened fire, authorities said. The gunman was believed to be a longtime white supremacist.<p>As the suspect was taken into custody, he appeared to shout "Heil Hitler" as a local …

7 Things Great Entrepreneurs Know

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Leadership is not in your DNA. There is no genetic code for becoming a chief executive or a business owner. We’re all born with a clean slate, more or less. What happens next – your childhood, your upbringing, your education, your …

Cherry trees blossom six years early after a trip to space

In 2008 Japanese scientists decided to take a handful of cherry tree seeds (and by "handful" we mean over 250) to space. The embryonic plants spent eight months aboard the International Space Station as part of an educational project aimed at children. When the stones returned, 14 of them were …