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Will Computers Replace Human Tutors?

Human tutors are usually good teachers — but what if a computer program could do the same thing, right down to identifying students’ emotions and boredom levels?

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Coffee Helps Prevent Diabetes, But Now Scientists Learn Why

My dad was diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes about 10 years ago.  My brother was recently diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes within the last 5 years.  Diabetes has affected my brothers vision resulting in numerous laser treatments to stop the hemorrhaging behind his eyes

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Weird Apps for Valentine’s Day

Apps for your phone, apps for you iPad/tablet, they're everywhere.  Games, maps, gps, dating, music, anything you can think of probably has an app for it.

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Your Smartphone Will Diagnose Diseases

It's not going to happen today, but, someday you’ll likely turn to your smart phone for medical tests instead of the hospital.

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California High School Student Discovers Potential Cure For Cancer [Video]

Think back to high school. What did you do in your spare time? Hang out at the mall, go to the movies, talk on the phone with your friends? Well, I know what I wasn't doing in my spare time, finding a cure for cancer.

But, that's exactly what 17-year-old Angela Zhang of Cupertino, California did.

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Some Of Your Favorite Web Sites Are ‘Dark’ Today

Have you found it more difficult to surf web sites today?  I mean, have you found that some just don't work?  I did.  I tried to use Wikipedia for some research and nothing.  It was dark?  And, if you search using Google, check it out...they've blacked out their logo.

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Good Outlook For Employees In The 2012 Job Market

Finally some good news for employees in 2012.  Not so good news for employers who are trying to hang on to the good ones. 

After all the cutbacks, employers are finding exactly what they have left to work with; and it isn't looking so good

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Do You Have A New Baby? There’s An App For that!

My wife and I are out of the baby business.  After 7 kids, mine and ours, we've 'been-there/done-that."

Now, our 'kids' are having their own kids, and it is fun to watch them go through the same things we went through

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Having Fun With My New iPad

Santa, aka my kids, was/were, good to me this Christmas.  I got an iPad!

What fun!  What an amazing product.  This little tablet that connects you to the world using only your fingertips!  Amazing!

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I “Smell” Your Anger

Here's something interesting.

A new study has found we can actually smell someone's state-of-mind!  No.....really!

Researchers have been testing the ability of people to identify emotional cues from another person based on "chemo-sensory compounds" that are released by the body. 

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High School Student Creates A Particle That Could Revolutionize Cancer Treatments

I love this hope filled story!

A 17 year old high school student has developed a particle that could literally  change how cancer treatments are administered.  She compares it to Swiss Army Knife precision. Angela Zhang, from California, is only 17 years old but has already taken top honors at the Siemens Foundation's annual high school science competition.   Her prize?  A $100,000 dollar scholarship!  By the way, Angela was the only female finalist in the Siemens competition too!

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Shopping On Your Smart Phone Could Be Dangerous

Watch out this Christmas if you're shopping on-line.  Hackers are everywhere and they're not only trying to scam you out of your personal information, but trying to break into retail sites you shop.

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