Playing Scrabble Changes the Way You Use Your Brain

Experienced Scrabble players know there’s more to the game than an expansive vocabulary. An effective player should also be able to quickly find words in a jumble of letters. Developing this skill, reports a team of Canadian researchers, will not only improve your game,

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Playing Scrabble Changes the Way You Use Your Brain

Experienced Scrabble players know there’s more to the game than an expansive vocabulary. An effective player should also be able to quickly find words in a jumble of letters. Developing this skill, reports a team of Canadian researchers, will not only improve your game,

The AI Revolution: How Far Away Are Our Robot Overlords?

Imagine taking a time machine back to 1750—a time when the world was in a permanent power outage, long-distance communication meant either yelling loudly or firing a cannon in the air, and all transportation ran on hay. When you get there, you retrieve a dude, bring him to 2015,

Alien's Ripley Is My Favorite Action Hero Ever

Not heroine. Hero, period. While it’s rad that Ellen Ripley happens to be a woman, that doesn’t at all impact her level of badassery—though it does inform her character in ways that make her much more interesting than virtually any other cinematic hero. She’s complicated, she feels real,

Time to Flex Those Savings Muscles: Bowflex's Popular Dumbbells Are Back Under $200

The price of these popular Bowflex adjustable dumbbells has been yo-yoing for weeks, but generally speaking, any time they’ve dipped below $200, they’ve sold out fairly quickly. So if you missed out on the last few opportunities, Amazon’s spotting you another chance today.Read more...

Instagram Won't Stop Showing Me the Mother's Day Photos I Don't Want to See

After four and a half years of not speaking to my mom I’ve learned to stay away from social media on Mother’s Day.Read more...

'World’s Hottest Pepper' Will Have You Breathing Fire, But It Won’t Kill You

Not all hot peppers are created equal, and few are as unequal as the Dragon’s Breath chili—a new breed that may soon find itself atop the “world’s hottest” throne. Forged by Wales horticulturalist Mike Smith, the red-orange,

Inside The Russian Bomber That’s Been Flying America’s Coastline

The Russian Tu-95/-142 Bear has been showing up in a lot of places it maybe shouldn’t be over the past month, as the Russian Air Force and Navy continues to probe the air defenses of several nations.

Federal Agents Are Now Using ‘Stingrays’ to Track and Capture Undocumented Immigrants

Controversial cellphone tracking technology is being deployed as a tool in President Donald Trump’s expanding effort to arrest and deport illegal US residents.Read more...

The Venom Movie Has Chosen Its Star/Symbiote Host: Tom Hardy

Variety is reporting that Tom Hardy, who played Bane in Christopher Nolan’s The Dark Knight Rises, will next play another iconic comic book villain, Venom. The frequent Spider-Man villain is getting his own film next year, which will be directed by Ruben Fleischer, who made Zombieland.Read more...

Today's Best Deals: Solar Keyboard, Work Boots, Electric Kettle, and More

Here are the best of today’s deals. Get every great deal every day on Kinja Deals, follow us on Facebook and Twitter to never miss a deal, join us on Kinja Gear to read about great products, and on Kinja Co-Op to help us find the best.Read more...

The Future Will Be Full of Mushroom Batteries

The portabello mushroom: Great with grilled onions and ketchup, sure, but this fungus can do a lot more than console vegetarians at barbecues. In the future, the humble portabello mushroom might power everything from our smartphones to our cars.Read more...

Remember When Carly Fiorina Made a Terrible Deal With Steve Jobs and Buried HP Even Deeper in Shit?

In American politics, there’s a formula for anecdotes that win over voters. Poor grandpas and religious awakenings alway play well, and so does invoking the name of capitalist saint Steve Jobs. Read more...

Apple’s Beats Acquisition Is Its First Step To Buying Everything, Says Funny Or Die

Apple’s supposed Beats acquisition had analysts and journalists scrambling to reason out its logic in doing so, as on the surface it isn’t in keeping with their normal M&A strategy. Mostly, people seem to focus on Beats’ ability to convert paid users,

Pinterest是如何慢慢学会赚钱的

Pinterest之前体验过不被用户信任的下场,因此他们不会急于求成,而是慢慢地学会赚钱。   Pinterest并不着急用收益回报投资人,当然啦,在过去的五年时间里,他们一共募集了7.5亿美元资金,所以也有底气这么做。   

谷歌卫星互联网项目负责人离职

北京时间9月3日消息,据《华尔街日报》网络版报道,知情人士称,谷歌卫星互联网项目主要负责人格雷格·韦勒(Greg Wyler)突然离职。韦勒一直领导谷歌卫星互联网项目。

Jetblue CEO David Barger to Step Down

Jetblue CEO David Barger will step down when his contract ends in February, the airline announced ThursdayRobin Hayes, JetBlue's current president, will succeed Barger as CEO on Feb. 16, 2015.See also: Know Before You Go: All the Airline Fees by CarrierBarger has served as JetBlue's CEO since 2007,

Senators Threaten To Rescind NFL Antitrust Exemption

An anonymous reader writes In response to the FCC's discontinuation of rules that support the NFL's blackout policies, the NFL issued a statement indicating that it would nevertheless continue to enforce its blackout policies through its private contract negotiations with local networks.

NHS e-Referral launch suffers delays

The original planned “go live” date of the new NHS e-Referral system, which is predicted to save NHS England around 20% in costs, has been delayed until spring 2015.Read more: http://www.itproportal.com/2014/10/07/nhs-e-referral-launch-suffers-delays/

中国汽车工业协会:2014年1-9月中国汽车销售1700.09万辆 同比增长7.04%

根据中汽协发布的产销数据:9月,乘用车生产172.43万辆,环比增长16.43%,同比增长9.39%;销售169.60万辆,环比增长15.52%,同比增长6.44%。这也是乘用车生产增速今年首次低于10%。

中国联通回应媒体曝光:哈尔滨联通专项治理

12月12日新华社记者报道哈尔滨联通的服务问题后,中国联通集团公司立即成立专项工作组开展调查,对媒体报道情况认真查找问题原因,对相关责任人给予严肃处理,并提出五项整改措施,开展专项治理,持续改进服务。

Quartz:研究显示星巴克能带动周边房价上涨

最近发现了两条用星巴克致富的方法,一个是为地产增值(首先,你要有一套房子),一个是帮助过气明星昙花一现(首先,你要成为过气明星)。

“315”来了,再来一份企业危机公关宝典

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