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Elite Colleges Have More Than High SAT Scores -- They're Better Investors, Too

Ivy League schools are different, and not just because their students have higher SAT scores and a sometimes insufferable obsession with making the Energizer Bunny look like a slacker. They also display more skill in managing their investment portfolios, according to a new study in the Financial …

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How Do Earthquake Early Warning Systems Work?

California plans a system that can detect earthquake waves to warn the public.<p><b>One minute you're sitting at your desk on solid ground, the next the floor slips out from underneath you and things start to rattle off the shelves. Earthquakes seem to come out of nowhere and can cause widespread</b> …

How Do You Build a Stadium in The Rainforest?

Changing Planet<p>Eight months before the first game of the 2014 World Cup, Brazil is on a feverish construction binge. The country is also planning for the 2016 Olympics in Rio De Janeiro, its biggest city. Development workers have never been busier, and Brazil’s economy has swelled in anticipation …

Best Space Photos of the Week: Cat's Paw, Solar Horns, Martian Ripples

See views of Mars, the Earth, and the Sun, as well as a star-factory nebula, in this week's space photos.

Into the Mind: Ski Film Director Dave Mossop on Fear, Happiness, Mortality

Only at the San Sebastián film festival can the director of a ski film sit down for an interview in a hotel lobby directly in between Oliver Stone and Diego Luna. That was where Dave Mossop found himself ahead of the world premiere of his latest visual feast, <i>Into the Mind</i>. Coming hot off the heels …

Unique Patek Philippe Titanium Watch Gets Nearly $4 Million At Auction

This weekend in Monaco the Only Watch 2013 charity auction event put over 30 watch lots on the block as bidders from all over the world fought for a slew of completely unique new watches. In support of the Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy medical charity, the Only Watch auction event occurs every two …