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1% Problems: True Hamptons Tragedy: Jerry Seinfeld's Porsche Gets Dinged

Jerry Seinfeld/web.stagram Hamptonites are notoriously careless drivers (hello, vacation brain!), and celebrities aren't immune to the occasional fender bender. Of course it really sucks your car is extremely rare- as in, this specific model typically fetches more than $1M...

Additional Synapses Found in Brains of Children with Autism Could be ‘Pruned’ with Medication

Autism is now diagnosed in about 1 in 68 children, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The effects are far-reaching and can hinder everything from social relationships to future self-sufficiency. But after...Show More Summary

Brain Rebound? Are High LSAT Scorers Coming Back To Law School?

Perhaps we've finally plugged the brain drain away from law schools.

REVOLVING DOOR UPDATE: The Hill: The Rise Of ‘Obama, Inc.’ The presidency of Barack Obama has catap…

REVOLVING DOOR UPDATE: The Hill: The Rise Of ‘Obama, Inc.’ The presidency of Barack Obama has catapulted a network of former advisers into lucrative positions. Members of the president’s brain trust have steadily moved outside the administration in recent years, capitalizing on their association with the Obama brand to launch careers as advisors, consultants and [...]

Dewy Sinatra - Questions

Sounds like: James Blake, SBTRKT Song: Dewy Sinatra - Questions What's so good? Ready to let Dewy Sinatra make your brain melt? His single "Questions" is both bubbly and industrial. The electronic effects play a tug of war as they playfully compete for the lead, only to find that it can be done better symbiotically. Show More Summary

Antiques Expert Explains Consrvation to Bird Brains

David Knell, antique furniture expert and formerly a collector of ancient oil lamps, explained on a metal detecting blog the gist of archaeological resource preservation in relation to the general notions of conservation as a whole to which I had referred. Show More Summary

New study suggests treatment possibility for autism

10 hours agoNews : The Newsroom

People with autism have too many synapses -- the connectors by which brain cells send and receive signals -- according to a new study that may point to a treatment for the complex disorder. Researchers at New York's University of Columbia were able to re-establish the brain's "pruning mechanism" in mice genetically modified to simulate autism. Show More Summary

Endgame brain challenge

White to move. How should White proceed?8/2N5/7p/3P2k1/4r3/4P3/6P1/7K w - - 0 0 Chess Daily News from Susan Polgar

Catch Up On 'Doctor Who' Just in Time for Season 8

Matt Smith's run as the Doctor in British science fiction show Doctor Who was sensational — but all those details can tie a wibbly-wobbly, timey-whimey knot in your brain. YouTube users The Fine Brothers revisit the Eleventh Doctor's...Show More Summary

Boosting Willpower, Coffee Alternatives, And More: The Most Popular Leadership Stories This Week

This week we battled with our brains and willpower while giving up on work-life balance. Sometimes it seems like much of work life is spent trying to find a balance that is always just out of reach: coming up with great ideas, and having the willpower to follow through, staying both productive and healthy, networking without being annoying. Read Full Story

CBS Buys Genius Comedy From Michelle Morgan & Aaron Kaplan

Friends With Better Lives executive producer Aaron Kaplan is back at CBS with another multi-camera project, The Brain. The comedy, written and executive produced by Michelle Morgan, was bought by CBS with a script commitment and laid off at CBS TV Studios. Show More Summary

A Scientist Makes Art

17 hours agoMedia / Publishing : Soapbox

When I tell people who know me as a geophysicist that I’m working on a novel, I often get this response: “Well, that must require a different part of your brain.”

Using Electrocorticography for Mind-Machine Interfaces

Last year, an epilepsy patient awaiting brain surgery at the renowned Johns Hopkins Hospital occupied her time with an unusual activity. While doctors and neuroscientists clustered around, she repeatedly reached toward a video screen, which showed a small orange ball on a table. Show More Summary

Dachel Media Update: The Brain Game

By Anne Dachel Read Anne's commentary and view the links after the jump. The Dachel Media Update is sponsored by Lee Silsby Compounding Pharmacy and their OurKidsASD brand. Here's the latest autism study just out on major news sites. It...

Gro Recycling: Feed your brain with this trash game

Gro Recycling is a fun educational game that teaches children about recycling and the process involved in taking a recyclable material and turning it into a new product. Players must "feed" the right recyclable material to the correct bin and then...

#GetWellMeechy! An Update on Meechy Monroe and How We Can Help

21 hours agoLifestyle / Beauty : Afrobella

  The news hit the natural hair community pretty hard. Beloved natural hair vlogger Meechy Monroe, one half of the dynamic Monroe Sisters, revealed that she’s battling a rare form of brain cancer. In the course of her illness, she has suffered multiple mild strokes and aphasia – a disturbance in the delivery of language. Show More Summary

Videos We Love: 5 Cats Who Are Weird Sleepers

Fall is coming, school is starting, and we're all stressed to the max -- or maybe that's just me. After a week of grad school orientation, my brain is full and my energy reserves are empty, and I could literally curl up on the wood floor...Show More Summary

Striatum acts as hub for multisensory integration

A new study provides insight on how the brain processes external input such as touch, vision or sound from different sources and sides of the body, in order to select and generate adequate movements. The findings show that the striatum acts as a sensory ‘hub’ integrating various types of sensory information, with specialized functional roles for the different neuron types.

The 21 Stupidest Things Ever Said By Powerful People

The great Uncle Ben once said, "With great power, comes great responsibility." Some famous folks didn't get that memo, though, evidenced by them just saying whatever stupid things their brains just come up with.

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