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The biggest bet ever: Soros, Paulson and Cooperman take on Adelson over the future of gambling in America. http://onforb.es/19XuRmI Image credit: Steve Brodner

What Your Brain Sees May Not Be What You See

The Trick That Can Double (Or Quadruple) Your Memory

Want to improve your memory? Then turn large batches of information into chunks–here’s how.<p>How did an average-IQ undergraduate manage to be able to instantly remember seven random phone numbers?<p>Cambridge neuroscientist Daniel Bor explains the process in <i>The Ravenous Brain.</i> The student had …

Man Walks All Day to Create Massive Snow Patterns (Part 3)

English artist Simon Beck never ceases to amaze us with his large-scale murals of geometric patterns in snow. Each visually breathtaking piece, which Beck manually creates by walking through the snow and leaving behind his track prints, adds a surreal element to its natural landscape. Walking …

Why Do We Age? A 46-Species Comparison

Why we age is a tricky evolutionary question. A full set of DNA resides in each of our cells, after all, allowing most of them to replicate again and again and again. Why don’t all tissues regenerate forever? Wouldn’t that be evolutionarily advantageous?<p>Since the early 1950s, evolutionary …

Microsoft billionaire Paul Allen adds a $27 million home in Atherton, America's priciest zip code, to his collection. http://onforb.es/1iVDrGb

Distractify

Respecting the unique practices of individual cultures is important if you don't want to come off looking like a boorish, insensitive fool.<p>But some …

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Syrian civil war: Sarah Palin says ‘let Allah sort it out’

Sarah Palin has come up with a novel solution for ending the war in Syria – let Allah sort it out.<p>The former US vice-presidential candidate made the …

Chinese tourists warned over bad behaviour overseas

While tour operators and department stores from New York to Paris court Chinese visitors to boost their coffers, one of the country's top leaders has …

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