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How To Train Your Attention and Be Effective When Working Online

Take a guess. Be honest. How long can you pay attention when working online before your mind wanders?    According to the Statistic Brain site list of attention span stats, in 2000 we had a 12 second attention span compared with an 8 second attention in 2013.  … Read More

Colin Kaerpernick Was The Most Disastrous Quarterback In Week 2

18 hours agoSports : Deadspin

Colin Kaepernick had an awful game Sunday night throwing three interceptions, fumbling once, and getting sacked four times. Sometimes, broad game stats can mask situational competence, but not here. According to data from Brian Burke...Show More Summary

Ryan Kerrigan's Sack Celebration Was A Tribute To Shawn Michaels

19 hours agoSports : Deadspin

Ryan Kerrigan leads the NFL with four sacks, which is impressive because he didn't have any last week. (Playing the Jaguars is good for the soul and for the stats; Washington racked up 10 sacks of poor Chad Henne.) On his first and fourth...Show More Summary

Eagles vs. Colts: Stat Predictions for Top Fantasy Stars on Monday Night

Monday night is typically the deciding factor for fantasy owners in tight matchups. Thanks to the talent on the field during Monday Night Football, it's not a stretch to say Week 2 is no different. The Philadelphia Eagles and Indianapolis Colts both feature prolific passing attacks with young quarterbacks expected to post huge numbers. Show More Summary

Life-sized Amy Winehouse Memorial Statue Unveiled in London - VIDEO

yesterdayLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

Fans from across the world travelled to Camden, north London, yesterday to celebrate the unveiling of a bronze statue of the late Amy Winehouse. Collaboratively designed by sculptor Scott Eaton and Winehouse’s father Mitch, the statue depicts Amy with her...

Russell Wilson continues with solid fantasy numbers in Week 2

Russell Wilson continues scoring touchdowns and avoiding turnovers. We take a look at the fantasy implications. Russell Wilson hasn't lit up the stat sheet so far this season, but he continued with a solid performance for his second week of the regular season. Show More Summary

Arian Foster sees another heavy workload to help fantasy stats

The Texans have now given Foster 55 carries in two games to start 2014. Arian Foster rushed for 138 yards and one touchdown on 28 carries in Week 2 against the Oakland Raiders. He also caught two passes on three targets for 12 yards in Week 2. The Houston Texans were leading 27-0 to start the fourth quarter, so it was never a competitive game. Show More Summary

What “International Community” is Obama Talking About?

The U.S. and Iran have been adversaries since 1979 when it seized our diplomats and held them for 444 days. In the wake of the Cold War, Russia has assisted Iran develop its nuclear program and has joined its war on the Islamic State. The U.S. has joined the conflict, making Iran, Syria and Russia […]


I had not known of these: The Indo-Bangladesh enclaves, also known as the chitmahals (Bengali: ?????? chitmôhol), sometimes called pasha enclaves, are the enclaves along the Bangladesh–India border, in Bangladesh and the Indian state of West Bengal. There are 106 Indian enclaves and 92 Bangladeshi enclaves. Inside the main part of Bangladesh, 102 of these […]

Chiefs vs. Broncos: Full Report Card Grades for Denver

The Denver Broncos were just good enough to beat the Kansas City Chiefs on Sunday, outlasting them for a 24-17 victory. Looking at the stat sheet, you'd think Kansas City won the game. The Chiefs had 45 more yards on the ground and 55 more yards of total offense. Show More Summary

New photo exhibition at the New York Transit Museum follows the path of the railroad in New York State

yesterdayArts : Artdaily

The New York Transit Museum?s newest exhibition, Railroad Landscapes: Photographs by John Sanderson, traces the tracks of the Long Island Rail Road and Metro-North Railroad through the natural and built environments of New York State, capturing beauty and desolation in the landscape. Show More Summary

Which Airlines Are Best At Getting You There On Time?

yesterdayVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

Arriving on time is one of the biggest areas of concern for most travelers, after ticket price and leg room. And some airlines are way better at this than others. Let's take a look the the July stats from the Department of Transportation, to see who's on top of their game. Read more...

Fantasy Football Week 2: Last-Minute Stat Predictions Before Sunday's Games

Every Sunday in the fantasy football world resembles the moment in "Jerry Maguire " where Tom Cruise flips out when he says he's not going to flip out. You're down to the wire with who to start and sit, constantly following the injury...Show More Summary

Frank Gore's Fantasy Trade Value, Season Stat Projections and More

Although Frank Gore's best days are behind him, the San Francisco 49ers running back remains a fantasy football stalwart. With the exception of 2010, when he was limited to 11 games, Gore's been one of the most consistent running backs in the NFL. Show More Summary

Markus Wheaton's Fantasy Trade Value, Season Stat Projections and More

Markus Wheaton did not exactly light up the box score against the Baltimore Ravens. But the sophomore wide receiver showed why he remains an intriguing fantasy play who, at the very least, must be owned in all leagues. In a 26-6 loss Thursday night, Wheaton caught five passes for 38 yards, adding 22 yards on the ground. Show More Summary

Larry Fitzgerald's Fantasy Trade Value, Season Stat Projections and More

A quiet Week 1 from Larry Fitzgerald places the Arizona Cardinals wide receiver's fantasy value in peril. Although he's no longer the star wideout who can carry a squad to glory, owners would be remiss to panic after one game. In Monday...Show More Summary

Marcus Mariota vs. Wyoming: Stats, Highlights, Twitter Reaction

Although Marcus Mariota and the Oregon Ducks got off to a slow start against Wyoming, they were able to eventually show why the Ducks are one of the best teams in the country by building up a 41-7 lead in the third quarter before taking...Show More Summary

Last chance to enter The PlayStation 4 Battlefield Bundle Giveaway [Deals]

The next generation of console gaming is here and the best of the bunch is the new Playstation 4. It can learn what types of games you like, lets you compare stats with friends, and post to social media sites … Read more ›

Saturday Stat: The Average Prisoner is Visited Only Twice

Prisoners who can maintain ties to people on the outside tend to do better — both while they’re incarcerated and after they’re released. A new Crime and Delinquency article by Joshua Cochran, Daniel Mears, and William Bales, however, shows relatively low rates of visitation. The study was based on a cohort of prisoners admitted into and released […]

1994 Movie Quiz: Answers and Winners!

Great job on the quiz, guys! Here are the stats, answers, and winners! STATS 5091 people took the quiz. 813 players scored 100%. The question most answered correctly (99% got it right) was…#19! The question missed the most (only 35%Show More Summary

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