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Melissa McCarthy Plays an Angst-Ridden Sean Spicer on ‘Saturday Night Live’

This was not, let’s be honest, the best week to be Sean Spicer, the White House press secretary. He started on Monday buffeted by questions about Michael T. Flynn, the former national security adviser, and Sally Q. Yates, the former acting attorney general. On Tuesday, it fell to him to make the …

Comedy

How Google Took Over the Classroom

CHICAGO — The sixth graders at Newton Bateman, a public elementary school here with a classic red brick facade, know the Google drill.<p>In a social-science class last year, the students each grabbed a Google-powered laptop. They opened Google Classroom, an app where teachers make assignments. Then …

Education

Google echoes Amazon's Echo, opens new virtual-reality door

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. (AP) — Google wants to play an even bigger role in managing people's daily lives, while also nudging them into an alternate …

Virtual Reality

Looking back at Villanova's magical run to the 1985 NCAA title

Villanova's victory over Georgetown for the 1985 national title remains one of the most stunning upsets in NCAA tournament history.<p>This week marks …

College Sports

The Evocative Photos Of Aleksandr Rodchenko, Who Changed The Way We See Photography

Before Stalin-era Soviet restrictions on artistic expression turned Aleksandr Rodchenko's work into a paean to Communism, the legendary Russian artist revolutionized photography. "We have a duty to experiment" was his motto, turning away from a century of "introspective" photography.<p>With his Leica …

An ode to Darrun Hilliard

Darrun Hilliard came to Villanova from Bethlehem, Pennsylvania as an unheralded (and by some services, unrated) recruit in 2011 as part of a 4-man …

An ode to JayVaughn Pinkston

JayVaughn Pinkston came to Villanova as a McDonald's All-American in 2010, the final crowned jewel in a 2-year recruiting run that featured five …

Life After Basketball | by Steve Nash

I ’m retiring.<p>I heard someone once say there comes a day when they tell us all that we can’t play anymore. We’re not good enough. Surplus to …

Groovy Rings of Saturn

Expedition 42 Returns to Earth

The Soyuz TMA-14M spacecraft is seen as it lands with International Space Station Expedition 42 commander Barry Wilmore of NASA, Alexander …

Astronaut Scott Kelly Preparing for Launch on One-Year Mission

NASA astronaut Scott Kelly is seen inside a Soyuz simulator at the Gagarin Cosmonaut Training Center (GCTC), Wednesday, March 4, 2015 in Star City, …

The Shape of Things to Come

How an industrial designer became Apple’s greatest product.<p>I. Launch Day<p>In recent months, Sir Jonathan Ive, the forty-seven-year-old senior vice-president of design at Apple—who used to play rugby in secondary school, and still has a bench-pressing bulk that he carries a little sheepishly, as if it …

Product Design

How YouTube changed the world

The 40-year old MP for Witney scrapes plates into a bin, while his wife helps their children get ready for school in their handsome kitchen.<p>“Watch out BBC, ITV, Channel 4. We're the new competition. We're a bit wobbly, but this is one of the ways we want to communicate with people properly,” says …

Tuition

Knope Springs Eternal: ‘Parks and Rec’ Ends Its Brilliant, Satisfying Seven-Season Run

The arc of the American sitcom bends inward. Every great TV comedy, from <i>M*A*S*H</i> and <i>The</i> <i>Mary Tyler Moore Show</i> to <i>Cheers</i> and <i>Seinfeld</i>, is about a ragtag …

Comedy

Astronaut Barry Wilmore on the First of Three Spacewalks

NASA astronaut Barry Wilmore works outside the International Space Station on the first of three spacewalks preparing the station for future arrivals …

Faces of a Revolution

02.20.2015<p>FACES OF A REVOLUTION<p>In 2002, A's general manager Billy Beane crafted a new kind of major league baseball draft class. For the next 12 …

What if college hoops rivalry teams got to use their all-time best players?

It's Rivalry Week in college basketball, and there aren't many better representations of just how cool college hoops can be. Every year, future NBA …

Is Google Making Us Stupid?

What the Internet is doing to our brains<p>"Dave, stop. Stop, will you? Stop, Dave. Will you stop, Dave?” So the supercomputer HAL pleads with the implacable astronaut Dave Bowman in a famous and weirdly poignant scene toward the end of Stanley Kubrick’s <i>2001: A Space Odyssey</i>. Bowman, having nearly …

How the movie poster survived the digital age: A timeline

Movie posters are as old as cinema itself, but in today’s tech-savvy, binge-watching, multimedia age, the medium can seem dated, almost quaint. When …

Posters

Hubble Sees a Smiling Lens

In the center of this image, taken with the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope, is the galaxy cluster SDSS J1038+4849 — and it seems to be smiling.

An exploration in Material Design

By Arthur Bodolec, Design co-founder at feedly<p>Google recently launched Android Lollipop which introduces some major changes and a new visual language …

Forty-Four Years Ago Today: Apollo 14 Touches Down on the Moon

On Feb. 5. 1971, the Apollo 14 crew landed on the moon. The crew members were Captain Alan Bartlett Shepard, Jr. (USN), commander; Major Stuart Allen …

An Open Letter To Charles Barkley & Co.

<b>Yes, I have a problem — but it’s not the one all of you seem to think it is.</b><p><b>By Josh Gordon (as told to</b> <b>Jamie O’Grady</b><b>)</b><p>Dear Sir Charles, Stephen A., …

Why the modern world is bad for your brain

In an era of email, text messages, Facebook and Twitter, we’re all required to do several things at once. But this constant multitasking is taking its toll. Here neuroscientist Daniel J Levitin explains how our addiction to technology is making us less efficient<p>Daniel J Levitin Q&A<p>Our brains are …

Productivity

2015 NBA Trade Value, Part 1

Reason no. 228 why I love writing the just-about-annual “Who Has The Highest Trade Value In The NBA?” column: Derrick Rose, January 23, 2015.After …

NBA

The Only Known Handwritten Manuscript By Code-Breaking Genius Alan Turing Is Up For Auction

The 56-page manuscript was written at the time the British mathematician and computer science pioneer was working to break the seemingly unbreakable Enigma codes used by the Germans throughout World War II. It is being sold by Bonhams in New York on April 13. It is expected to bring at least $1 …

Healing Soldiers

Behind the Mask<p>Revealing the Trauma of War<p>Brain injuries caused by blast events change soldiers in ways many can’t articulate. Some use art therapy, creating painted masks to express how they feel.<p>By Caroline Alexander<br>Photographs and Audio by Lynn Johnson<p>Marine Cpl. Chris McNair (Ret.)<p>Afghanistan …

Military

10 Material Design Android apps you should be using right now

Last year, Google unveiled its design vision for the future. Called Material Design, it incorporates bold colors, flat elements, and informative animations to create a fresh user interface for the modern age. Material Design made its major debut with the launch of Android 5.0 Lollipop in the fall, …