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A Rhode Island high school basketball team blew a state championship by celebrating too early

The Burrillville High School basketball team lost the Rhode Island state championship to Chariho High School in brutal fashion on Monday.<p>Burrillville took a 59-58 lead with four seconds remaining, forcing Chariho to inbound the ball for a game-winning shot attempt.<p>As Chariho did so, a player from …

Hospitals Are Mining Patients' Credit Card Data to Predict Who Will Get Sick

Imagine getting a call from your doctor if you let your gym membership lapse, make a habit of buying candy bars at the checkout counter, or begin …

Citizen Air Quality Sensors Cover The Places Governments Can’t Reach

Projects like Smart Citizen and Air Quality Egg promise a future of cheap, open-source air quality sensors–and a world where we know what’s happening everywhere.<p>It’s the government’s job to measure air quality, but the government can’t be everywhere at the same time (not that we’re aware of, at …

Senseonics takes $20 million to advance its connected glucometer implant

In the wake of Apple’s bombshell announcement of its HealthKit health information platform, Maryland-based glucometer implant company Senseonics says it’s taken another $20 million in funding.<p>The company makes a small tube-shaped implant that continuously measures blood sugar and reports results to …

The Future Of Driving: Cameras All Over Your Car

Cameras instead of side mirrors would cut loose car designers, and less drag would mean more fuel efficiency.<p>The side of your car may be up for a major redesign. Smart rearview mirrors are gaining traction, and now the semiconductor manufacturer Texas Instruments (TI) is working on electronics that …

10 Lessons I Learned from a Year of Productivity Experiments

Over the last 12 months I have conducted countless productivity experiments on myself, interviewed some of the most productive people in the world, …

Time Management

The Leg Workout That Will Turn Your Lower Body to Jelly—in 15 Minutes!

Hit your legs from all angles with this quick, grueling circuit<p>Working your lower body is tough. The movements that train your quads, glutes, and hamstrings—like squats and lunges—require a ton of effort and a lot of willpower. No wonder leg day gets a bum rap.<p>But you don't have to spend 45 minutes …

University of Michigan will open fake city to test self-driving cars this fall

The University of Michigan will open the doors to its unique Mobility Transformation Facility this fall to test automated and wirelessly connected vehicles. The 32-acre research center will give researchers at the school access to roadways, a four-lane highway, city streets with road signs and …

Elasticsearch Gets $70M to Help Companies Make Sense of Data

It's not just some largely invisible boring piece of infrastructure.<p>Elasticsearch now has $70 million in the bank to expand the business built on top of its popular open-source enterprise search tools.<p>The company’s jumbo Series C round was led by New Enterprise Associates and included previous …