A thought-provoking new paper from Oxford neuroscientists Stephen Smith and colleagues reports a correlation between a certain pattern of brain activity and, well, a great many things. The researchers took 461 resting state fMRI scans from the open Human Connectome Project (HCP) database. Show More Summary
He has passed massive reforms to the welfare state and played the leader on the world stage, but something always seems to be missing.
Earlier this week Apple stated that Apple Pay is off to a “great start” following its launch nearly a year ago, seeing double-digit growth in transactions every month. Now, it looks as if Apple has inked a deal that will greatly expand the presence of its mobile payments solution. Speaking at Re/code’s Code/Mobile conference today, […]
From the GREAT STATE OF MAINE… Oh! More Things I Know: > There is a 2015 election day and it's 26 days away. > Trevor Noah is doing okay, but the real heir to Jon Stewart on Comedy Central is turning out to be Larry Wilmore. > The water...Show More Summary
A new survey from Michigan State University has some great news for college and graduate students who will be finishing school in 2016: Hiring is expected to jump 15% next year. The survey, called Recruiting Trends, is the oldest, most comprehensive of its kind. Now in its 45th year, it [...]
Last August my Dad and I hiked the 100 Mile Wilderness section of the AT. Up to that point our only backpacking trips consisted of 4 day hikes in Baxter State Park’s backcountry. Don’t get me wrong, those hikes were great, but looking back on those trips, I wouldn’t say they put me into the...
The Great Baltimore Fire raged in Baltimore, Maryland, United States, on Sunday, February 7, and Monday, February 8, 1904. It destroyed much of central Baltimore, including over 1,500 buildings covering an area of some 140 acres (57 ha). Show More Summary
The fall is a great time to bird and there are a few opportunities coming up to bird with others, which is a great way to learn more about identifying birds in the field.Saturday, October 10: Bird Walk at Lake Arrowhead State Park. 8:00 AM - (approximately) 9:00. Show More Summary
The great state of Texas may have been forged in the crucible of frontier violence, but it’s much more complex and diverse than you’d think. Still, it’s one of few places in the US where you can learn to get shot at with an RPG. Read more...
From the GREAT STATE OF MAINE… "Good Morning from @Space_Station!" Astronaut Scott Kelly is 194 days into his Year In Space at the International Space Station. When he returns, doctors will run batteries of tests on him and his earthbound twin brother, astronaut Mark Kelly, to gauge the long-term effects of living in space. Show More Summary
Gyms make great people-watching, almost like state fairs. It’s easy to plant yourself on a machine to watch the comings... The post 10 Real Reasons We Go to the Gym appeared first on Lifehack.
Thus far in college basketball's 2015 offseason, Kentucky, Purdue and Wichita State greatly improved their chances of winning the 2016 national championship while Dayton and Memphis suddenly look like teams with almost no hope of dancing. As...Show More Summary
Despite not knowing what Sony’s plans are regarding the launch of the Sony Xperia Z5 here in the states (they recently cancelled the launch of the Verizon Xperia Z4v), the device still has us intrigued. Not only does it look great, but the phone recently received top honors in DxOMark’s list of best smartphone cameras.
Five hundred miles to the northwest of Austin in the great state of Texas lies, not far off the highway, the famous Cadillac Ranch. Although it is quite a distance from the capital, the art installation could double as a telling metaphor for the state’s flagship football program. Show More Summary
Rossiya-24, a Russian state television station, reports the news and weather like any other TV station. But unlike most other demented news and weather shows, weatherperson Yekaterina Grigorova has added the forecast for bombing conditions over Syria to her weather report. Sunny with a chance of cluster bombs over Aleppo, if you will. Read more...
Boardroom directors at publicly listed companies in the United States may be setting a great example for their counterparts here in Europe, if the latest research is any guide. Not only are they opening up to direct dialogue with investors and actively engaging with them, but from their response to [...]
From the GREAT STATE OF MAINE… The Kossack Brain is a Fearsome Beast The third quarter of 2015 has officially been vanquished by the evil time troopers and their leader, Sir Ticksalot. That means it's C&J number-crunching time. Every...Show More Summary
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Russian state TV delivers weather forecast for Russia's bombing campaign in Syria http://t.co/llG45r0xHM pic.twitter.com/W3nJ9gGKcZ — UKRAINE TODAY (@uatodaytv) October 5, 2015 "October in Syria is a great month for flying," a Russian television weather forecaster explained during a report on Sunday. Show More Summary
Everything is big in the state of Texas, folks. Even the ‘Tocks. “Thank you for 10 years of great fun! I was enjoying the 24 hours of Tocktober when I remembered some pictures I took driving through the Texas hill country… please enjoy!” -Vicki B. Filed under: Uncategorized Tagged: 'Tocktober 2015