Bryant, Lakers close out Jazz with 107-96 win

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LOS ANGELES (AP)—The 3-pointers, slam dunks and Kobe Bryant’s fadeaway jumper as he fell on his backside were all impressive.

The Los Angeles Lakers letting the Utah Jazz shave a 22-point lead all the way down to six wasn’t quite as cool.

Bryant and the Lakers are moving on in the NBA playoffs—as if that was really in doubt. It’s just that even as they ran away from the Jazz 107-96 on Monday night, they still left some questions about their defense. Continue reading

Bryant’s back: Lakers beat Jazz 108-94

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SALT LAKE CITY (AP)—It took Kobe Bryant only a few minutes to end his shooting slump.

Bryant scored Los Angeles’ first 11 points and once his teammates joined in, the Lakers overwhelmed the Jazz 108-94 on Saturday night and moved within one game of advancing to the second round. Continue reading

Mind-reading headsets will change your brain

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Innovation is our new column that highlights the latest emerging technological ideas and where they may lead.

This week, engineer Adam Wilson made global headlines by updating Twitter using his brainwaves. “USING EEG TO SEND TWEET” he explained. Continue reading

Why our ancestors couldn’t ape chimps

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Study of climbing abilities disproves long-held belief that the earliest humans were able to scale trees as easily as primates

Humanity’s immediate predecessors may have had trouble climbing trees, research suggests – so they may not have been as ape-like as many experts believe. Continue reading

The World’s First Netbook with Optical Sensor LCD Pad

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It’s been a while since Sharp blew our minds with a really cool Netbook and today they just did that… Behold the Sharp Mebius NJ70A, your average 10.1″ Netbook with an Atom N270 CPU, an Intel 945GSE Express Chipset, 160GB of HDD, a Web cam and… a mind blowing 4″optical sensor LCD with Led backlight and an awesome 854×480 resolution. Continue reading

Google Maps Typography

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Twitter with your brain

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Click for video: University of Wisconsin researcher Adam Wilson composes
a Twitter message using a system that reads his brain waves. Click on the
image to watch a video explaining how the message was sent.

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