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There’s one key difference between kids who excel at math and those who don’t

• Different kids with different levels of preparation come into a math class. Some of these kids have parents who have drilled them on math from a young age, while others never had that kind of parental input.<br>• On the first few tests, the well-prepared kids get perfect scores, while the unprepared kids …

Kids

Mobify – Digital Experience Platform

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Yahoo's beautiful new weather app comes to Android

Yahoo's redesigned weather app for iOS has been receiving praise and accolades for its gorgeous design and usability all year. In fact, the updated weather app included with iOS 7 appears to borrow more than a few ideas from Yahoo's version. Apple even went so far as to recognize Yahoo's design …

Yahoo's redesigned Weather app reaches Android

Yahoo showed that forecasts could be beautiful when it launched a redesigned Yahoo Weather app for iOS users in April; now, it's bringing those good looks to Android users. The updated Yahoo Weather client includes virtually the same stylized interface and location-sensitive Flickr photo backdrops …

Samsung's smartwatch to be unveiled Sept. 4, report says

The Samsung smartwatch will be unveiled in early September, according to a report this week.<p>SamMobile, a website that covers Samsung news, reports that it has confirmed that the South Korean tech giant will unveil its rumored device on Sept. 4.<p>The unveiling will take place at the IFA annual …

CES

Can an audiophile find joy in a full-size $40 headphone?

I'm always on the lookout for great sounding products in all price ranges, so when an Audiophiliac reader suggested the almost too good to be true JVC HA-RX700 full-size headphones, I pulled the trigger. I'm glad I did, first the HA-RX700 doesn't look or feel like a cheap headphone. Better yet, it …

DEA Passed Secret Data, Tips For Covering Up To IRS

Shh. It turns out that Big Brother is doing a bit more than looking for terrorists.<p>Information uncovered this week indicates that one of the beneficiaries of government surveillance programs is none other than the Internal Revenue Service (IRS). The IRS was reportedly the recipient of information …

Florence tomb opened in quest to find 'Mona Lisa'

<b>Scientists in the Italian city of Florence have opened a tomb to extract DNA they hope will identify the model for Leonardo da Vinci's Mona Lisa.</b><p>The tomb contains the family of Lisa Gherardini, a silk merchant's wife who is believed to have sat for the artist.<p>It is hoped DNA will help to identify …

Art

Associated Press News

Yemen on 'high alert' over warning of imminent al-Qaida attack

Yemeni security forces remained on high alert on Tuesday night amid fears of an imminent attack by al-Qaida in the capital, Sana'a, after the US and Britain withdrew all embassy staff and again urged their citizens to leave the country. The US state department later described a "specific and …

Half of student loan debt not repaid

About half of the outstanding $1 trillion in federal student loan debt in the U.S. isn’t being repaid. And 1 out of 8 borrowers are defaulting on their loans despite unprecedented federal attempts to help.<p>An analysis released Monday by the CFPB shows borrowers are struggling to repay their loans …

Official hailed as 'true hero' after tackling gunman who allegedly killed 3 at township meeting

Two Pennsylvania men who officials said wrestled a disgruntled gunman into submission after the man allegedly shot and killed three people at a town supervisors meeting on were hailed as heroes Tuesday as police said the shooting “could have been much worse.”<p>State police received a call around 7:20 …

Moto X: Google unveils 'self-driving', always listening smartphone

Google has unveiled an American-built "self-driving" smartphone, the first made from scratch by Motorola since it was acquired by the internet company last year.<p>Using voice control as its standout feature, the Moto X is designed to be in permanent listening mode, able to serve up directions, a …

Motorola unveils Moto X with 2,000 variations, including wood cover

After teasing it for weeks, Motorola finally unveiled its American-manufactured, customizable smartphone: the Moto X.<p>The Google-owned company said users will be able to customize a number of the parts on the Moto X, including various colors and materials such as wood. In total, more than 2,000 …

Mobile Technology

Apple Confirms Acquisition of Passif Semiconductor

Martin Hajek<p>Apple recently acquired Silicon Valley-based wireless chip developer Passif Semiconductor for an undisclosed sum.<p>Apple spokeswoman Amy …

Charity 5K Is Scene for Beautiful Moment as Marine Helps Young Boy Finish

A nine-year-old was apparently lost during a charity 5K race and happened upon the perfect person to lead him to the finish line.<p>For the Win's Chris Chase reports on a stunning image making its way around the Internet at the moment.<p>For those of you who haven't had the opportunity to see it, here is …

Equipment failure, human error likely cause of Florida plant blast

A combination of human error and equipment failure might have caused a series of explosions that engulfed a propane plant in flames in Tavares, Fla., late Monday, injuring eight people and forcing evacuations for a half-mile around the scene, authorities said.<p>The explosions began as a fire spread …

Italy's top attractions: taking the 'trap' out of tourist trap

Across the globe, lucky souls are packing for Italy to explore the famed marvels of ancient Rome, find romance along Venice's teal-blue canals – and well-meaning friends are still trying to talk them out of it. 'You're going where? When? But it's a tourist trap!' they gasp.<p>This popular wisdom may …

Halliburton pleads guilty to destroying evidence in BP oil spill

WASHINGTON -- Oil-field services giant Halliburton has agreed to plead guilty to destroying evidence in connection with the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill, the Justice Department announced Thursday.<p>Halliburton has been charged with one count of destruction of evidence in U.S. District Court in New …

Oil & Gas Industry

Doing The Chaa-Chaa-Chaa Through Life's Jungle

<i>Lucy and Mick Fleming own the Lodge at Chaa Creek in Belize, one of the world's first eco lodges. While at Chaa Creek, I was awed by the energy and vibrancy of the jungle--and the Flemings.</i><p>It is hard to imagine an environment that is more vividly alive than the jungle--lush, teeming, unfurling, …

Central America

5 Things to Love About Jindabyne, Australia

Nestled in picturesque surroundings amongst the Snowy Mountains in New South Wales, Jindabyne is known as the opening to the mountain range. The town sits along and shares its name with an expansive lake half the size of Sydney Harbour. It makes for a spectacular sight -- especially with the …

Prince of Cambridge's parents present him to the world at first photocall

A future king has attended his first photocall aged one day old as the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge presented their newborn son to the world.<p>The …

After Mobile: Smarter TVs

This week, Microsoft took a $900 million charge against its Surface effort, showing that the idea of merging PCs and tablets has not resonated with consumers. At the same time, growth in mobile phones and tablets is still increasing while PC sales are dwindling. The PC has now moved to a work tool; …

Sony to extend SmartWatch line with a variety of models and price ranges?

Sony is apparently planning to extend the SmartWatch family with more models and is already looking for suppliers in Taiwan for the product, says Digitimes.<p>Whenever we cite Digitimes, we have to offer this caveat – the Taiwanese publication got a lot of things right over the years, but they messed …

Smartwatches

Sony Saves Struggling PlayStation Vita With Indie Game Store Category

It’s no secret that Sony is actively courting indie developers to boost its reputation and games catalog on the PlayStation 3, PlayStation Vita and upcoming PlayStation 4 systems.<p>The company ramped up its efforts last month when it announced a dedicated section for indie games in the PlayStation …

How to photograph the supermoon

When the full moon coincides with the closest point between the moon and Earth in the lunar orbit, a supermoon occurs.<p>In 2014, the moon will appear …

Cameras