Sam Pajuleras

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Why Teens Are Impulsive, Addiction-Prone And Should Protect Their Brains

Teens can't control impulses and make rapid, smart decisions like adults can — but why?<p>Research into how the human brain develops helps explain. In a teenager, the frontal lobe of the brain, which controls decision-making, is built but not fully insulated — so signals move slowly.<p>"Teenagers are not …

The Brain

The Fallacy of 'Giving Up'

The importance of talking with a doctor about values and priorities in life—at any age<p>At 30 years old, a person's brain weighs about three pounds. In its capaciousness it wears the skull like a well-tailored suit. So notes Harvard professor and surgeon Atul Gawande in his most recent book <i>Being</i> …

MusicBox Turns Your Raspberry Pi Into a Music Streaming Powerhouse

When we first mentioned MusicBox a little over a year ago, it had the modest goal of turning your Raspberry Pi into a Spotify server. Now, it …

Why Poor Schools Can’t Win at Standardized Testing

The companies that create the most important state and national exams also publish textbooks that contain many of the answers. Unfortunately, low-income school districts can’t afford to buy them.<p>You hear a lot nowadays about the magic of big data. Getting hold of the right numbers can increase …

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Best Hotels With Ocean Views

The perfect beach vacation is incomplete without an ocean view! Enjoy the warmth of the sun and listen to the sound of the crashing waves, all without leaving the comfort of your room in one of these prime waterfront spots.<p>PHOTO GALLERY<p>Best Hotels with Ocean Views<p>--Ally Boutelle, Hipmunk.com<p>Follow …

Murderer turned stock picker is ‘Oracle of San Quentin’

Every day, Curtis Carroll dons blue, state-issue jail garb. Every night, he sleeps in a cement cell. At 35, he has spent his entire adulthood behind …

20 Stunning European Cities To Visit In Your 20s

From major metropolises to charming, overlooked locales, Europe is brimming with cities everyone should visit. But where does a penny-pinching, adventure-seeking twentysomething even begin when it comes to traveling Europe?<p>The big players -- London, Paris, Amsterdam -- are great. Those should be on</i> …

There Are Hidden Waterfalls In The Grand Canyon

Just when we thought the Grand Canyon couldn't get any -- yes -- grander, we stumbled upon some epic waterfalls hidden in nearby Havasu Canyon.<p>Nestled in between gorgeous red rocks and greenery, the waterfalls are located on the land of the Havasupai Indian Reservation, an offshoot of the Grand …

TSA Cracking Down On Uncharged Electronic Devices For Some U.S.-Bound Flights

The U.S. Transportation Security Administration will not allow cellphones or other electronic devices on U.S.-bound planes at some overseas airports …

Top 10 Summer Sunsets

Let nature's greatest light show cap the perfect end to a warm summer day.<p>From the National Geographic book <i>Four Seasons of Travel</i><p><b>Halekulani Resort, Honolulu, Hawaii</b> <br>www.halekulani.com <br>It’s a Hawaiian classic. Take a seat on the veranda. Let the breeze coming off the water, a mai tai (a house …

Cape Town

YouTube: Slow Buffering Is Totally Your ISP's Fault

YouTube wants you to know that if you're experiencing playback issues, blurring video or excessive buffering, it's probably your Internet service …

How to pay less for everything

Over the past few years, in the interest of saving money I’ve cut the cord with cable, nabbed an amazing deal on a top-of-the-line refurbished …

The 25 Best Hotels In The World

The magazine asked its readers to vote on hotels around the world, and rank them by categories such as location, service, and food. Each hotel then received an average score out of 100.<p>This year, the Triple Creek Ranch in Montana took the top spot. But Triple Creek Ranch isn't the only American …

Boston Is Setting Up 'Smart Benches' In Parks Across The City

Solar-powered benches, called Soofas, will pop up in Boston parks over the next week, the Boston Globe reports. In addition to offering you a place to sit, the benches will feature plugs to charge your smartphone, and will also wirelessly connect to the internet to provide location-based …

Take the Plunge: 11 Swimming Holes Around the World

Lounging poolside is one thing, but nothing beats the childlike allure of splashing around in a swimming hole. The lake near your parent's home may top your typical list, but there are plenty of other swimming holes around the world that will capture your heart.<p>So, pack your swimsuit (and a sense …

Ranked: The 10 Best Island Beaches Around the World

By David Jefferys, CNTraveler.com<p>Beach season is officially here, and though there are many amazing shorelines to explore, our readers are partial to island beaches. Here are their ranked favorites in countries across the globe.<p><i>More from Condé Nast Traveler:</i><p>The Friendliest and Unfriendliest Cities …

Google Glass, What's Not To Like? Quite A Lot Actually

As a marketing case study, GoogleGlass has been an act of genius. From the moment Glass was announced it was positioned as the must-have accessory for the new class of daredevil entrepreneurs. When a Glass wearer wasn’t solving the world’s hardest problems, he was jumping out of airplanes or …

Casinos ban gamblers from using Google Glass

Regulators say the gadgets could be used to cheat at card games<p>ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) -- Casinos in several states are forbidding gamblers from wearing Google Glass, the tiny eyeglasses-mounted device capable of shooting photos, filming video and surfing the Internet.<p>Regulators say the gadgets …

Surgeon livestreams operation using Google Glass

Google Glass has made its way to the OR. A surgeon from Ohio State University's Wexner Medical Center donned the new headset during a routine surgery last week, and streamed point-of-view footage live to a group of students on the other side of town. "I can start to appreciate the connectivity it …

In a First, Police Ticket a Driver Wearing Google Glass

And so it begins... California-based Glass Explorer Cecilia Adabie is the first person to get a ticket while wearing Google's head-mounted computer. …

Google Glass driver Abadie has case dropped

<b>A woman issued with a traffic ticket for driving while wearing Google Glass has had her case dropped in California.</b><p>Cecilia Abadie was pulled over and given a ticket for speeding and wearing the smart spectacles while driving on 30 October.<p>A San Diego court commissioner ruled on Thursday he had …

Google Glass

Google Hopes Its Roadshows Will Help Normalize Glass

Google Glass is still months from its public launch, but after the initial hype, most of the recent news around Glass has been negative. It seems like for every positive round of publicity Glass gets, it soon gets hit by something negative soon after.<p>Just a few days ago, for example, word spread …

2013 Was Earth’s Fourth-Warmest Year on Record, Federal Agency Reports

Global surface temperatures last year were tied with 2003 as the fourth-warmest on record, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration …

Google Glass user questioned by Homeland Security for suspected movie theft