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The Mathematician Who Will Make You Fall in Love With Numbers

Math conferences don’t usually feature standing ovations, but Francis Su received one last month in Atlanta. Su, a mathematician at Harvey Mudd …

Playing The Long Game Inside Tim Cook's Apple

iPhone sales have slumped, stock is down, and pundits insist Apple is a tech laggard. But the company may be stronger than ever.<p>Eddy Cue doesn’t look like a man in the midst of his toughest year in decades. Sporting an untucked apricot camp shirt and blue jeans over camouflage socks and a pair of …

A Multifunctional Sofa for Urban Nomads

Budapest-based Hannabi designed the BOX HYPERACTIVE sofa system for those first-time home buyers, apartment renters, people who move often, or those …

Instagram Grids– Hot or Not?

Grids. Banners. Cubes. Whatever you call them. More and more companies and individuals have been jumping onto this trend since the Summer of 2015. …

What a Chess Grandmaster Can Teach You About Solving Problems

Have a complex problem? International chess grandmaster Maurice Ashley suggests trying this.<p>How do <i>you</i> go about solving problems?<p>My father grew up playing chess in his native Philippines, where the game is hugely popular. He became fairly skilled, and even won a few tournaments after immigrating to …

Tim Cook admits iPhone is too damn expensive

Buying an iPhone is a major financial decision for most people that pine for Apple’s pricey products, but according to CEO Tim Cook, the iPhone could soon see a price cuts in certain markets.<p>During his heavily publicized tour of India, Tim Cook sat down for an interview with Vikram Chandra on NDTV …

Tim Cook

Project Ara is finally shipping to developers fall 2016

At long last, Project Ara is becoming a tangible product people can actually use. Google will be shipping out developer units this fall, and a consumer version will launch in 2017.<p>That said, the company had to make some tough choices to get Ara where it is now.<p>If you’re not familiar, Project Ara …

Mobile Technology

Obama Didn’t Create Trump. The GOP’s Unceasing Vilification of Obama Did.

Everything that’s wrong with America is Barack Obama’s fault. That’s what Republican politicians have told themselves and the public for eight years. …

Immigration Reform

The True Story Of Kanye West's “Ultralight Beam," As Told By Fonzworth Bentley

Kanye’s longtime wingman shares the saga of The Life Of Pablo’s first track, with appearances from Kelly Price, Kirk Franklin, and Justin …

Marco Rubio reads Donald Trump's tweets one by one onstage, trolling him over his misspellings

Telling supporters in Dallas that he wanted to have a "little fun," Rubio took out his phone at the rally and proceeded to read Trump's Friday-morning tweets in which he attacked Rubio.<p>"I have them right here. Let's read some!" Rubio said with glee. "We'll have fun."<p>Rubio read the first Trump …

Donald Trump

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Why Is Stan Lee’s Legacy in Question?

People are almost always surprised when I tell them Stan Lee is 93. He doesn’t scan as a <i>young</i> man, exactly, but frozen in time a couple of decades …

This LG Robot Ball Thing Is Insane

Let’s talk about balls for a second. They’re super handy. They’ve done a lot for humans. And because of spherical objects, we have sports and …

This 5-foot-5 High School Baller's Vicious Dunk Set the Internet Ablaze

Even the other team gave him high fives.<p>This may be the year of the dunk. Just a week after the NBA's exciting 2016 Dunk Contest, high school junior Melvin Lee showed the pros how it's done by soaring over two defenders in a video that has gone viral. Oh, and did we mention he's only …

Canon updates its best pocket camera and mid-range DSLR

The push into videography continues<p>Canon is still taking things slow with its mirrorless cameras, but one of the company's best compact cameras and one of its best mid-tier DSLRs are getting updated. Today the company announced a second version of both the G7x point-and-shoot and the Canon 80D.<p>The …

Obama tweets: I'm going to Cuba

The US recently restored diplomatic relations with the communist country after a 54-year break.<p>"14 months ago, I announced that we would begin normalizing relations with Cuba — and we've already made significant progress," Obama tweeted.<p>In subsequent tweets, he said:<p>Our flag flies over our Embassy …

Kendrick Lamar and the Grammys’ hip-hop problem — twice as good still isn’t enough

Ken Ehrlich, producer of the Grammy Awards, has been putting on the show since 1980, and he’s seen the face of the show change dramatically. In an interview in <i>Variety</i> this week, he’s quick to acknowledge the influence of black music, but insinuated the Grammys don’t have the same issues with …

This is what a 30-year retired college basketball official said this morning on the last-second Grayson Allen shot that gave Duke a win over Virginia Saturday: "Just saw Allen play. Travel. When you stop dribble in air, the foot you land on is pivot foot. When you lift that foot, you must pass or shoot before it hits the ground again." The debate will continue.

• Facebook<br>• Twitter<br>• Facebook Messenger<br>• Pinterest<p>This is what a 30-year retired college basketball official said this morning on the last-second Grayson …

Big On A Budget: Food Shopping Like An Animal With Frank McGrath

One of the biggest challenges of bodybuilding is eating enough to grow like an out-of-control weed. I get asked all the time, "How do you afford to …

You can still be a feminist and vote against Hillary Clinton

Sen. Bernie Sanders likes to say Hillary Clinton represents the establishment — a criticism we have heard in debates and on the campaign trail.<p>"Honestly, Senator Sanders is the only person who I think would characterize me, a woman running to be the first woman president, as exemplifying the …

Feminism

Wall Street has finally learned an important lesson about Tesla

After hitting $240 on the last day of 2015, shares have lost one-third of their value. Something close to $10 billion in market cap has been erased.<p>Blame this on a change in the conversation about Tesla. For much of 2014 (when Tesla shares hit their all-time high) and 2015, it was all about the …

Tesla

The 10 Most Surprising NBA Players This Season

The NBA season has been full of surprises, both good and bad.<p>The best surprises are when players vastly exceed expectations. The most disappointing ones come when players with high potential underperform.<p>There are plenty of candidates for most surprising players of the NBA season thus far. So let’s …

These Are The Internet’s Best Pick Up Lines, For When You Need To Get Lucky In A Hurry

It can be tough out there trying to find a lasting relationship. Hell, it can be hard just to find a match on Tinder. They say that “there’s someone for everyone,” you just have to get out there and find them. Unfortunately, most people don’t have as much game as they’d like to think, as this …

The Warriors are having a psychological effect on other teams that's unlike anything the NBA has ever seen

It was their second eye-opening win in a week, coming after their 30-point demolishing of the Cleveland Cavaliers the week before.<p>Many people in the NBA world took it as a message: The Warriors rule the NBA, and any path to the Finals has to go through them.<p>The Warriors are so good, they seem to be …

Basketball

St. Louis fans to L.A.: The NFL's your problem now

As they had been whenever the league would flirt with Los Angeles during its 21-year absence, The Times' letter writers were ambivalent this week when the NFL made it official and announced the Rams would be returning to Southern California from St. Louis.<p>But what about writers from St. Louis?<p>The …

Read This: The hypocrisy of Judge Judy

Over the last 20 years, <i>Judge Judy</i>’s Judith Sheindlin has presided over her televised court, dispensing justice, cracking wise, lecturing litigants …

Women of Color

Kyrie Irving has a great perspective on how crazy the transition to the NBA is for young players

At just 19 years old when he was drafted, he had the weight of a miserable lottery team missing LeBron James thrusted upon his shoulders.<p>While it's easy to forget that Irving spent the first three years of his career playing well on a team toiling in mediocrity, he still has remarkable perspective …

Lebron James

WATCH: Spurs coach themselves during timeout, Popovich listens

Tony Parker and the rest of the Spurs coach themselves during a timeout against the Cavs on Thursday.<p>SAN ANTONIO -- Late in the fourth quarter …

Here's My Problem With #BlackGirlMagic

Black girls aren't magical. We're human.<p><i>Essence</i> just released its February issue, celebrating the "#BlackGirlMagic Class of 2016." I first noticed the popular term "Black Girl Magic" as a hashtag on Facebook and Twitter, attached to posts by girlfriends celebrating themselves, their loved ones, …

Women of Color