Mark Pierre

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Scientists Discover Brain Activity Beyond A Deep Coma

A new study has found that EEG activity is possible beyond the point normally considered brain death.<p>With the help of one man and 26 cats, scientists from the University of Montreal and the Medical Centre Regina Maria in Romania say they've discovered a new frontier in brain function: activity …

Jonathan Toews Is Not Impressed With Team Canada Jerseys (Puck Daddy Reader Art Contest, Gallery 1)

<i>(Image via Rachel Lewis)</i><p>Canadian and American hockey fans don’t often see eye-to-eye around Olympic time, but we’ve found common ground on one issue …

10 Sleepers to Know for Your Fantasy Hockey Draft

Sleeper picks can make or break a fantasy hockey season, and with the NHL season just two months away, now is the time to start gearing up for that annual fantasy hockey draft.<p>With the 48-game lockout-shortened season, it was difficult to predict exact point totals for a lot of players. But the …

Walmart's $150 tablet aimed at children is missing the point

It's not often you see a piece of Darwinian evolution occur before your eyes. Swimmers tend not to sprout webbed feet, nor typists extra fingers. But …

SolePower charges smartphones by harnessing walking power

What if people could charge their phones by going for a walk? No electricity, no power outlets, no more dealing with dead phone batteries. This idea actually isn't too farfetched.<p>A new Kickstarter campaign is focused on getting funding for a power generating shoe insert that lets users charge …

Associated Press News

App store in the driver's seat: Here comes your next car

"We're not just trying to give customers what they want; we're working on what we think they will want in the future." <br />--General Motors Vice Chairman Stephen Girsky

LTE-Advanced iPhone 5S and budget model rumors surface

In need of a daily dose of rumors about future iPhones? Well, A Chinese-language blog claims the budget iPhone is on the way, while a Korean news outlet expects a version of the iPhone 5S with high-speed LTE.<p>Let's start with the most colorful rumor. Chinese tech blog lieyunwang claims -- via …

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Inside Google’s culture of relentless self-surveying

When Google recently admitted that the baffling brainteasers it posed to interviewees were utterly useless at predicting which ones would make good employees, it was another example of the power of what Google calls “people analytics”—the mixing of Big Data with management science to come up with …