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Stolen Picasso Painting Potentially Found in Romania Six Years After Heist

Right Brain, The Arts

December 7, 2018

Six years ago, art thieves stole a Pablo Picasso painting from a Dutch museum. Two weeks ago, the alleged Picasso painting was recovered in Romania. In 2012, the thieves visited the Kunsthal Museum and stole seven pieces by famous artists

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The Plan Behind the Packaging: Leading Designers Moree Wu and Sijia Zhang Give a Pre-Holiday Crash Course on the...

Left Brain, Right Brain, Tech, The Arts

December 6, 2018

The holidays are a time of year when commercial design is prominent. From the boxes that hold our most coveted wishlist gifts to the timeless posters of classic Holiday movies, the holiday season seems like one big competition to gain

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Microsoft and Apple are Neck and Neck in the Race for Technology

Business, Left Brain, Tech

December 5, 2018

Several years ago, Microsoft wasn’t seen as a forerunner in the race for faster, better technology. It fell behind in the profitable future of mobile, search, advertising, and cloud advancements. Today, it is just as lucrative as Apple, and both

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Case Closed: DNA Technology Help Cops Crack Cold Cases

Left Brain, Tech

December 3, 2018

DNA technology has made incredible advancements over the years. With DNA phenotyping, police can solve cases that have gone cold for years. DNA phenotyping can predict what a victim’s or suspect’s face could look like from a single drop of

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“Ralph Breaks the Internet” Goes Viral

Film/Entertainment, Right Brain

December 1, 2018

NPR reports that the sequel to the animated film Wreck-It Ralph, Ralph Breaks the Internet, leaves the world of 8-bit music and arcade games behind to tackle the world’s biggest phenomenon: the internet. For this film, directors Rich Moore and

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YouTube: Fueling California Fire Conspiracies

Left Brain, Tech

November 28, 2018

YouTube has come under fire for fueling conspiracy theory videos related to the California wildfires. Videos suggesting that the California wildfires were ignited by government laser beams have been viewed millions of times. When searching for clips regarding the fires,

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Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg Won’t Back Down

Business, Left Brain, Tech

November 26, 2018

In the face of those calling him to resign, Facebook CEO and chairman Mark Zuckerberg has made it clear that he will not back down. He claims that Facebook is still a beacon for the greater good, despite mounting criticisms

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Artist David Hockney’s $90 Million Painting Breaks Record for Any Living Artist

Right Brain, The Arts

November 25, 2018

David Hockney’s painting “Portrait of an Artist (Pool with Two Figures)” broke artistic records when it sold for $90.3 million with fees at the New York auction house Christie’s. Painted in 1972, it depicts two men, a sparkling pool, and

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The Cyber-Security Minister of Japan Admits He’s “Never Used a Computer”

Left Brain, Tech

November 22, 2018

According to a recent report published by BBC News, Japan’s latest cyber-security minister Yoshitaka Sakurada shocked his nation when he admitted that he’s never used a computer. “Since I was 25 years old and independent I have instructed my staff

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Child-Friendly ‘MiSafes’ Watches: Not as Safe as You Think

Left Brain, Tech

November 19, 2018

The child-tracking smartwatch MiSafes is surprisingly easy to hack. One security researcher discovered that the smartwatches have failed to encrypt or secure the user’s data. This allows hackers to easily access the child’s personal information, including their photos, their location,

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