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Amazon Echo -- What We Know Now (Updated)

Michael R. Levin | Posted 11.30.2016 | Business
Michael R. Levin

Estimate 5 Million Units Sold in US as Awareness Soars, with Diverse Uses Consumer Intelligence Research Partners (CIRP) released updated analysis of...

A-Sides with Jon Chattman: A Slice of Mandolin Orange

Jon Chattman | Posted 11.16.2016 | Entertainment
Jon Chattman

Frou Frou once sang, "there's beauty in the breakdown." It often rings true when it comes to music, but in life - especially given the impending or pe...

Bermie Awards Reappear After a Year in Hiding

Michael L. Berman | Posted 01.15.2017 | Technology
Michael L. Berman

One of the questions we hear most often in Jocgeekville is "What happened to the 2015 Bermie Awards?" Truthfully, our panel of experts was too tired ...

Dance Review: An Echo You Will Never Forget

Tricia Elam Walker | Posted 11.21.2016 | Arts
Tricia Elam Walker

This summer I was in the audience for the Boston production of California choreographer Bridget Dunn's masterpiece, Echo. In her words, the piece exp...

Four Generations; 40 Years of Exile

Caroline Gluck | Posted 05.27.2016 | World
Caroline Gluck

The Sahrawis have lived as refugees in exile for nearly 40 years. They are one of the world's oldest refugee groups, but one of the least-known internationally.

Selfie World

Michael Rosenblum | Posted 05.22.2016 | Media
Michael Rosenblum

Walking through Times Square as quickly as possible, I was astonished to see about 1,000 people all clustered and staring up at something. You don't often seen 1,000 people all staring at a single spot. Something big must have been happening. I turned to look. What they were all staring at, what had grabbed their attention, was... themselves.

Cooking Something Tasty With Very Little

Caroline Gluck | Posted 05.12.2016 | World
Caroline Gluck

In recent months, it has been tougher than normal. Refugees used to receive nine dry food items from the World Food program and the Sahrawi Red Crescent. But since the beginning of the year, due to funding constraints, they only receive seven.

Four Years of the Syria Crisis and a Tougher Year Ahead

Caroline Gluck | Posted 05.15.2015 | World
Caroline Gluck

The Syrian conflict, which this month enters its fifth year, shows no sign of easing. Since the start of the crisis in 2011, more than eleven million -- half of the population -- have been forced to flee the fighting and are now displaced inside the country.

Famed Gray Wolf Possibly Killed In Utah

Reuters | Posted 03.02.2015 | Green

By Laura Zuckerman Dec 30 (Reuters) - A gray wolf killed by a Utah hunter may have been "Echo," a female who attracted national attent...

Cold Comfort in Turkey

Caroline Gluck | Posted 02.02.2015 | World
Caroline Gluck

Today, around 30,000 Yazidis are living in makeshift shelters and camps in Turkey and Kurdish areas of northern Iraq struggling for help, mostly out of the news headlines.

Scaling the Mt. Everest of Behavioral Analytics

Illah Nourbakhsh | Posted 01.12.2015 | Technology
Illah Nourbakhsh

Multiple companies are vying to be the entry point for your behavioral interaction at home: Nest, Google, Amazon, Apple, Samsung and many others. All of them want to know what you do, what you buy, and how you behave at home.

Amazon's Latest Effort To Get You Shopping Is This Speaker

The Huffington Post | Timothy Stenovec | Posted 11.06.2014 | Technology

Amazon wants to make it as easy as possible for you to buy every single thing it sells, from diapers to groceries to streaming movies. The company...

Fairies, Witches and Astronauts

Jan Millsapps, Ph.D. | Posted 08.15.2014 | Science
Jan Millsapps, Ph.D.

What were all the boys who were running away from girls like me running toward, you might ask? Their glorious futures, of course. If boys wanted to fly, they had plenty of assistance.

Why Stonehenge May Have Made Ancient Pagans Feel 'Different'

Posted 05.03.2012 | Science

By: Wynne Parry, LiveScience Senior Writer Published: 05/03/2012 08:20 AM EDT on LiveScience The stone slabs of England's Stonehenge may have been...

Rare Exploding Star Presents Cosmic Mystery

Posted 02.16.2012 | Science

By: Charles Q. Choi Published: 02/15/2012 01:07 PM EST on SPACE.com An explosion in space first seen in the 19th century was apparently colder ...

'Opa!' The Echo of Life!

Alex Pattakos | Posted 08.03.2011 | Healthy Living
Alex Pattakos

This story of Lambros and his son, Andreas, shows us that our lives are simply a reflection of our actions. Life will give us back everything we give to it.

See Sprint's New Dual-Screen Smartphone: Dud Or Double The Fun?

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

The latest smartphone from mobile giant Sprint doubles down on the touchscreen and adds an extra hinge not seen in the latest crop of Android devices....

Sprint To Unveil Tablet-Like Phone?

Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Sprint is planning to make an announcement at its " Making the Impossible Possible" event in New York City Monday evening. "Illusionist" David Blaine ...

Spring Forward: It's In The Bag, Top 5 Totes

Stacie Krajchir | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Stacie Krajchir

Whether your style is posh or practical, wet or wild, spring is the perfect time to swap out that worn-out, ratty old tote for a style savvy bag to lug all your loot.

Echoes of Narcissism

Michael Sigman | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Michael Sigman

Narcissism's not all bad. When you find it necessary to talk to a narcissist on the phone, take the opportunity to pay your bills or read that discarded New Yorker article.

Living with Meaning: What Are You Reflecting?

Alex Pattakos | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Alex Pattakos

We've all heard the saying, "What goes around, comes around." Many of us would probably even add that this simple-sounding saying actually and accura...