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11/27/2012

For the next major trends in pop culture, we’re looking forward not to winter break, or to the New Year, or even to the winter season as a whole. We’re ...

Think Lady Luck's on your side? Think again

11/27/2012

If you’ve ever bought a lottery ticket or visited a casino, you’ve tried to predict the future. When you gamble, you’re placing a bet on an uncertain ...

Money matters

11/27/2012

It's no secret that students are cash-strapped. Eating Ramen every night may be acceptable now, but that cheap diet probably won't hold up post-graduation. ...

Flicks of the future

11/27/2012

"Narrowing down any list is a challenge," Jon Vickers says. But we made him do it anyway.

The future is here

11/27/2012

Remember all those promises of flying cars, robots, and cities on Mars once we entered the 21st century? Well, we're still waiting. Take a look at ...

Forecasting unplugged

11/26/2012

In a scary world without your smartphone, the Internet, or a greenscreened weatherman on TV, how are you supposed to know when to bring your umbrella? ...

What happens after you die?

11/26/2012

Death is one of the only certain things in this world. Yet, it is a nearly impossible concept for us to grasp.

Meet Dewey

11/26/2012

I would call it a socially interactive robot, or maybe an assistive robot. We were interested in helping people who work on computer jobs to take more ...