Peter Gasca

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Stephen Colbert's Cyborgasm: Intelligent Sex Robots Edition

Comedy

Inside Magic Leap’s Quest to Remake Itself as an Ordinary Company (With a Real Product)

In retrospect, Magic Leap CEO Rony Abovitz realizes that all the hype was a big mistake. “I think we were arrogant,” he says.<p>It’s nearly 11 pm on a …

Augmented Reality

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2018<br>Winning Photographs<p>Jashim Salam<p>Bangladesh<br>Grand Prize Winner, Photographer of the Year<p><b>Displaced</b><p><i>“</i>Rohingya children watching an awareness film about …

Photography

Struggling Single Mom Gets A Message From A Complete Stranger, And Things Escalate Quickly

Many single moms are singled out for the incredible effort they put into raising their children. But that doesn’t mean they can’t benefit from a …

Florida

IT'S OFFICIAL: Apple is the first US company worth $1 trillion (AAPL)

• <b>Shares of Apple climbed Thursday to hit the magic number of $207.05, making it the first US company to reach a market value of $1 trillion.</b>• <b><br>The latest surge came after Apple's second-quarter results topped Wall Street's expectations and sent the stock climbing.</b>• <b><br>Follow Apple's stock price in real time</b> …

Stock Markets

Chipotle's free guacamole day is a disaster

At least 140 people claimed they got sick after eating at a Chipotle (CMG) restaurant in Powell, Ohio, over the past several days. Shares of the …

Customers

Off Your Mental Game? You Could Be Mildly Dehydrated

Was it hard to concentrate during that long meeting? Does the crossword seem a little tougher? You could be mildly dehydrated.<p>A growing body of evidence finds that being just a little dehydrated is tied to a range of subtle effects — from mood changes to muddled thinking.<p>"We find that when people …

Wellness

Apple Shares Jump on iPhone Sales Projection

Apple Inc. shares jumped 4.3 percent Wednesday after the company projected sales that suggest consumers are still snapping up the company’s high-end …

Average Selling Price

Americans are now spending 11 hours each day consuming media

Americans now spend most of their waking hours watching TV, listening to music, using apps on their smartphones, or otherwise consuming media, a new study finds.<p>US adults are spending more than 11 hours a day on average—or about two-thirds of their waking time—consuming media in some form, Nielsen …

Research

One chart that shows how much worse income inequality is in America than Europe

The income share of the poorest half of Americans is declining while the richest have grabbed more. In Europe, it’s not happening.<p>Income inequality is a growing problem in the United States. The richest Americans have reaped a disproportional amount of economic growth while worker wages have failed …

Economics

Tap Into This One Shared Skilled to Encourage Creativity In Your Teams

If you want to promote and encourage a more creative work environment, tap into the one valuable experience we all have shared -- being a kid.<p>If you have ever any spent time with children, you know that they are some of the most creative people around. They have active imaginations, enjoy …

Creativity

The 20 Best Comedy Central Roast Sets Ever

<i>A different version of this post ran on August 28, 2013, before the James Franco Roast. We have updated it ahead of this weekend’s Bruce Willis Roast.</i><p>…

Fastest time to solve 3 Rubik's Cubes while juggling - As Seen On TV China

World Records

It Is Time to Rethink How To Get the Most From College

With costs and competition increasing, the return on investment for a university degree is shrinking. It is time to rethink why -- and how -- we go to college.<p>Every time I teach an "Introduction to Business" university course, I start by telling the students the same thing. "Statistics show that if …

College & University

A Simple Maritime Analogy to Be a Better Parent – Peter Gasca – Medium

“Parenting is easy,” is a phrase uttered by no human throughout history.<p>The truth is parenting is not just difficult, it is a thankless, …

Parenting

Drinking Habits Are Changing So Much Anheuser Busch Created a 'Chief Non-Alcohol Beverages Officer' Role

American beer drinkers keep shunning Bud, and Anheuser-Busch InBev is going to extreme measures to meet their changing tastes.<p>The brewer announced …

Anheuser-Busch

Samuel Adams Parent Surprises Wall Street With Record Rise

Boston Beer Co.’s turnaround appears to have taken Wall Street by surprise.<p>The craft brewer’s shares have quietly surged 71 percent this year amid …

Wall Street

Tiny Desk Concerts

Watch the Damning Who Is America? Segment That Has Prompted Calls for a Georgia Lawmaker’s Resignation

In 2017 I received countless death threats in connection with my introduction of legislation involving the wearing of masks. The threats escalated to …

Georgia (U.S. State)

The Dog Photographer Of The Year Award Winners Are In, And They're Fantastic

This week the UK's Kennel Club named winners for its 2018 Dog Photographer of the Year contest. As you might have guessed, the winning photos are …

Pets

National Geographic Named The Best Travel Photos Of The Year, And They Are Stunning

National Geographic announced the winners, honorable mentions and runner ups for its annual Travel Photographer of the Year photo competition, and …

Northern Italy

This Technology Release Promises to Be an Experience Like No Other

AT&T has partnered with Magic Leap, the elusive augmented reality company, which signals great news for tech enthusiasts.<p>When was the last time you had an experience blow your mind?<p>Was it a movie? A roller coaster? A theater experience?<p>For me, it was a recent visit to a full virtual reality (VR) …

Augmented Reality

2018 Audubon Photography Awards

The winners of the the ninth annual Audubon Photography Awards competition have just been announced. Photographers entered images in three categories: professional, amateur, and youth. More than 8,000 images depicting birdlife from all 50 states and 10 Canadian provinces were judged. This year’s …

This photo of Donald Trump at NATO is a little too on the nose

At today’s NATO summit in Brussels, the west’s gathered leaders turned their head in unison to watch a military flyover. But for a brief moment, US president Donald Trump’s attention drifted elsewhere.<p>Sean Gallup/Getty Images<p>The resulting photo is an almost too perfect symbol for the tenor of the …

Donald Trump

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A Heat Wave In Britain Is Revealing Ancient Archaeological Sites

Update: They got out!<p>Pooh and his crew were never really my thing as a kid, and there's one VHS tape to blame.<p>In one test, using NIST's mugshot …

Ted Bundy

Ivanka Trump's Chinese-Made Products Conveniently Spared From Dad's Tariffs

The first daughter doesn't appear to believe in "made in America."<p>President Donald Trump enacted tariffs Friday morning on $34 billion worth of Chinese goods, affecting hundreds of products from boats to medical devices and auto parts. But the clothing industry was mostly spared from the tariffs, …

Donald Trump

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The Declaration of Independence (as read by Max McLean)