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Tech Fix: In an Era of ‘Smart’ Things, Sometimes Dumb Stuff Is Better

While riding a bicycle, for example, you often have to let go of the handle bar and lift the watch toward your face to check the time. When you’re standing on a bus or subway train and holding onto a ...

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Roseanne Barr calls her anthem performance ‘better’ than Fergie's

Roseanne Barr’s infamous rendition of the national anthem in 1990 hit a high note compared to Fergie’s much-maligned performance of the song last night — according to Barr herself. “Who saw Fergie’s national anthem performance at the NBA All Star ...

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Amy Poehler joins fight for better wages in restaurant industry

Before she became a “Saturday Night Live” alum with a bunch of funny films under her belt, Amy Poehler was a waitress juggling low wages and tiny tips. The “Parks and Recreation” star will share her experience with workers, lawmakers ...

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Mets' Zack Wheeler underwent injections, hopes for better health

PORT ST. LUCIE — Of all of the Mets seeking to regain form following serious injuries, perhaps none took a more drastic or painful approach to improved health this offseason than Zack Wheeler. The righty starter reported to camp on ...

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Knicks’ situation could get worse before it gets better

Kristaps Porzingis lost his season and then lost his best friend, Willy Hernangomez, to a trade all within the span of roughly 15 hours. That’s how quickly things change in the NBA. One minute you’re the franchise player, the next ...

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Turmeric can give you a better memory and a happier life, study says

If you’ve ever used turmeric, you know that stuff can stain. The spice gets its strong hue from curcumin, which, according to a recent study, is powerful enough to brighten more than just the spice’s color. Eating curcumin can lift ...

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Can Software Predict Crime? Maybe So, but No Better Than a Human

The authors are far from the first to raise questions about COMPAS’s role in judicial decision making. In one high-profile case, a Wisconsin man charged with evading the police said that his due process rights were violated when a judge ...

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A bedtime to-do list could help you sleep better

For better shut-eye, don’t count blessings or sheep at bedtime; take stock instead. A small but intriguing study found that writing a to-do list before turning in helps people get to sleep faster. The reason? The mental housekeeping “offloaded” worry ...

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Roseanne Barr: I'd be a better president than Oprah, Trump

Roseanne Barr thinks she has a better shot at the presidency this time. The 65-year-old actress, who placed sixth in the 2012 presidential race as the nominee for the Peace and Freedom Party, teased the possibility of another try, especially ...

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Kids who eat fish are smarter, sleep better

Eating fish is good for kids’ zzz’s and IQ’s. A new study from the University of Pennsylvania found that children who eat fish at least once a week boosted their intelligence test scores and the quality of their sleep. The ...

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