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Every Automotive Emblem, Explained

It’s nice to believe that cars are purely about performance — that what matters is track times and vehicle specs, not superfluous details like the …

Alfa Romeo

Tech salaries in Austin, Texas are effectively $66,000 higher than in NYC thanks to the cost of living

The financial returns for tech workers who leave Silicon Valley keep getting bigger.<p>Soaring housing prices in the Bay Area mean average annual tech salaries of $142,000, the country’s highest, don’t compensate for the lower cost of living elsewhere. Only New Yorkers were worse off, with adjusted …

BMW

Researchers can now make neighborhood voting predictions from Google Street View images

In a sign that computers will be able to perform image analysis as fluently as text analysis, a group of Stanford-based researchers were able to make accurate predictions about neighborhood voting patterns based on millions of pictures collected from Google Street View, reports The New York Times. …

Machine Learning

12 Knots Everyone Should Master

<i>Last Updated December, 2017: We’ve updated the formatting on this post for clarity. Links have also been updated.</i><p>Our Go-To: Water Knot<p><b>Climbing</b> …

Climbing

Is 8-Year-Old Argentinian Wonderkid Agustin Buteler the Next Lionel Messi?

Agustin Buteler is the left-footed football prodigy turning heads in Argentina.<p>In the video above, we look at his skills and incredible talent. Can he follow in some truly great footsteps?<p><i>Download the free Bleacher Report app to catch all the moments that matter in one place. Get the app to get the</i> …

Soccer

Apple will give you more cash for your dusty old Mac

Apple has increased its trade-in values for a bunch of old Mac models. Machines released in 2009 and later could now earn you up to $2,500. That’s a generous $1,000 more than the previous limit.<p>If you were thinking about treating yourself to a new Mac this Christmas, Apple just made it a whole lot …

An Interactive History of 42nd Street’s Dramatic Transformation Over 164 Years

There are two 42nd Streets. West of Sixth Avenue, what was once an artery of sordid drear has been almost entirely remade in the last few decades, …

Tech industry faces new H-1B visa reality

By now, business leaders across the globe are well aware of the recent announcement by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) that it will temporarily suspend premium processing for H-1B visas petitions that are filed on or after April 3, 2017. The suspension promises to have a major …

This Couple Went to Every National Park in America and Says These Are the Best

At these parks, you'll get scenery and experiences you won't find anywhere else.<p>Last year, former National Geographic travel photographer, Jonathan …

National Parks

Get Smarter in 2017. Here Are 5 Places to Educate Yourself Online (for Free) | Inc.com

What do you want to learn more about this year? Nanotechnology? Virtual reality? Bitcoin? How to protect democracy?<p>According to neuroscience professor Ken Kosik, adult education, or specifically engaging in challenging new learning experiences, encourages brain plasticity. And plasticity is …

Learning

50 Children's Books You Should Definitely Reread as an Adult

Some stories become better and sweeter over time.<p>Some stories become better and sweeter over time.

Mark Hamill turns Trump's Meryl Streep tweets into a psychotic Joker monologue

Well, Donald Trump's tweets sound completely fitting as monologues from the Joker, so... that's not comforting.<p>Mark Hamill, the voice of the Joker in …

Donald Trump

6 Holiday Travel Tips to Make Your Trip Less Stressful

Holiday travel can be less stressful? It's not a pipe dream.<p>Sure, there are people who love the sticky-sweet sentiment of holiday standard <i>Love Actually,</i> but our winter travel routine comes closer to scenes from <i>Home Alone.</i> Running through the terminal, boarding passes flying everywhere, coats …

Holiday Travel

9 Easy-to-Use Budget Templates

Image source: Getty Images.<p>Whether you're single, part of a couple, or even head of a large family, creating a budget is a great way to track expenses and income to keep you on track toward your financial goals. Although a simple home budget worksheet can be scribbled out with plain pencil, paper, …

Trump should read George H.W. Bush’s gracious letter conceding the Oval Office to Bill Clinton

Trump still refuses to say whether he’ll concede if he loses. He could learn from past presidents.<p>Donald Trump still refuses to say whether he will concede the presidential election if he loses. As many people have explained, this is dangerous; it undermines the trust that our democratic system of …

Olloclip introduces new interchangeable lens system for iPhone 7

My backpack is full of little lenses, optical image enhancement attachments from Olloclip for my iPhone 6 that I have literally used around the …

Alphabet and others push 4G in 3.5GHz - Mobile World Live

Six firms including Google parent Alphabet, Intel, Nokia and Qualcomm set up the CBRS Alliance in the US to encourage 4G-based products in shared …

Telecoms
Fantasy Baseball

These Excellent Animations Show Exactly How Turbochargers and Superchargers Work

Even if you're an engineer, you'll appreciate these visual explainers.<p>With forced induction quickly becoming the norm on today's cars, it's important to understand how it all works. Turbo- and superchargers are fairly simple devices in principle, but a good visual is sometimes the best way to show …

Airflow

16 Apps You Need to Download Before Your Next Flight

Ask a traveler what they think about flying, and you’ll get wildly different opinions, from the geekily excited to the desperately terrified.Now, ask …

Apps

Using Pitch Velocity And Usage Patterns To Win Your Fantasy Baseball League

"Baseball is a marathon, not a sprint." Sounds familiar? Well, the fantasy baseball season follows the same pattern, with one's chances of winning skyrocketing with savvy in-season moves. We've discussed several metrics before, and now we're back to talk about additional ways to analyze pitchers, …

Unheralded relievers to rescue your fantasy baseball ratios

If you have Matt Harvey, Chris Archer, Dallas Keuchel, Sonny Gray or Michael Wacha, getting those inflated ERAs and WHIPs down are primary concerns …

Baseball

Everything You Need To Know Before Buying an E36 BMW M3

So you want an E36 M3? Our buyer's guide will give you an idea of what to look out for.<p>Thinking about buying an original 1980s M3? Too late. Hoping to tuck one of the last naturally-aspirated straight-six M-performance BMWs in your garage with a mint-condition early 2000s M3? You probably should …

Roadsters

Pitching by the Numbers: Fantasy Baseball's most dominant relievers

San Diego Padres v Chicago Cubs<p>We’re going to focus on relievers this week in Pitching by the Numbers, using a combination of obvious run prevention …

Using Plate Discipline Metrics to Win Your Fantasy Baseball League (Part 1)

Welcome back to the fantasy baseball classroom where we're learning about advanced statistics that give us a leg up on the competition. Our first articles were about a hitter's BABIP as well as hard-hit rates. We then looked at pitchers and their SIERAs. Now we turn back to hitters. We'll now …

35 Outstanding Podcast Picks From Entrepreneurs Like You | Inc.com

I thought it would be fun to create a list of popular podcasts, but download numbers can be skewed so who's to say what's popular? With that in mind I reached out to my list of peers, clients, and social media connections and received a wonderful response. From marketing, to politics, to religion, …

Self-improvement

A Guide to Sabermetric Research: How to Find Raw Data | Society for American Baseball Research

Back in the beginning days of sabermetrics, data was hard to come by. Some things weren’t too bad — if you wanted to know Bill Terry’s batting …

Baseball

How data science is changing baseball (and fantasy baseball) forever

I’ve only won my fantasy baseball league once out of the 10 years I’ve played. I’ve come in second or third lots of times, though, so I’m not far …