Tag Archives: olympics

Excessive screen time may lead to delayed preschool learning

As we more and more become people of screens and digital media, questions surrounding both the benefits and dangers of screen time also grow in number and variety. Concerns are even greater when children, who have less self-control than their older counterparts, are involved. Parents may now have even great reason to fret over their kids’ use of mobile devices … Continue reading

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Second Life Podcast: How to Turn Your Side Hustle Into a Successful Business

Welcome to  Second Life , a podcast spotlighting successful women who've made major career changes—and fearlessly mastered the pivot. Hosted by Hillary Kerr, co-founder and chief content officer at Who What Wear's parent company, Clique Brands, each episode will give you a direct line to women who are game changers in their fields

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Leica C-Lux features 15x zoom, 20MP, and 4K video

Long-zoom, compact cameras may not be the hottest devices in photography right now, but that isn’t stopping Leica from bringing a little elegance to the range. The high-end camera-maker has just introduced its new C-Lux model, a compact camera with zoom optics, all in a flattering design.

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Why Mirai Nagasu’s Olympic Earrings May Have Helped Her Land That Legendary Triple Axel

Figure skater Mirai Nagasu made history in Pyeongchang, South Korea, when she became the first American woman to land a triple axel at the Olympics . The insanely talented athlete certainly did her fair share of practice to flawlessly land the complex and risky trick (which requires three-and-a-half midair rotations, just FYI). But it looks like there was a secret weapon helping her power through the challenge when she glided onto the ice during the Olympics figure skating team event: her earrings.

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Robots had their own skiing competition at the Winter Olympics

The Olympics aren't just an event for the most talented athletes to strut their stuff on the world's stage. No, The Games are where robots can find honest work and leisure, too. Some 85 robots (spread across 11 different models, humanoid and otherwis...

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Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 benchmarks look good but not good enough

In just a few weeks, we’ll be getting a glimpse of the next generation of Android smartphones slated for this year.

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After Math: It’s bobsled time!

The 2018 Winter Olympics are starting up but Pyeongchang won't be the only place crowning champions. This week we've already seen Waymo win out over Uber in court; Sasha 'Scarlett' Hostyn, the most successful woman in eSports, was victorious in an Ol...

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PocketSprite is a tiny open source ‘Game Boy’ for retro games

A tiny palm-sized “Game Boy” called PocketSprite has appeared on a crowdfunding website where it has nearly hit its funding goal. PocketSprite is small enough to fit on a keychain, but is fully functional despite its tiny size. The miniature gaming console offers a variety of retro games and presents them all on a tiny high-contrast OLED display

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Hulu Live TV adds 60fps support for Showtime, Adult Swim, NBC and more

Hulu has just introduced 60fps support on its Live TV service.

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DJI Olympics no-fly zones will make sneaking an aerial shot difficult

DJI is making it difficult for drone owners to fly their UAVs during the 2018 Winter Olympics Games. Such drone use is forbidden during the Games, but that’s not likely to stop everyone from trying to sneak a couple aerial shots or videos.

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