Here’s what happens to us when we have an epiphany

April 19, 2017

… wanted to better understand what happens in people’s heads as they make various types of decisions an area of study known as neuroeconomics. SEE ALSO: Why some people think cilantro tastes like soap In this fledgling field, researchers have tended to focus on how people respond to feedback and gradually, deliberately adjust their thinking as they learn. But few studies had looked at so-called epiphany learning. “We had this intuition that there are situations where you don’t …

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High school kicker becomes first female with NCAA football scholarship

April 19, 2017

… playing football with her at an early age. There was a female player on his high school team, so the future kicker thought nothing of stepping onto the field herself. In high school, Longo decided to try out for the team her sophomore year and made junior varsity. In a new school, she returned to the field her senior year, and began seeing football as something more than a than an after school pastime. The kicker explained that she contacted Adams State during her senior season, sent highlight …

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Atlanta Braves begin new ballpark chapter at SunTrust Park

April 15, 2017

… He’d later score the first run, as Nick Markakis drove in Inciarte and Freddie Freeman with a double. Inciarte also hit the first home run, coming in the bottom of the sixth inning. It was his third home run of the season. “I’m not going to lie, I had a good feeling about tonight,” Inciarte, who hit three home runs all of last year, said. The action wasn’t just limited to the field. An area geared toward children has a zip line and a climbing wall. The three-story …

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Els on the Masters: ‘This Tournament Was Just Not for Me’

April 11, 2017

Augusta, Ga. (AP) — If this was Ernie Els' final round at the Masters, he's made peace with the long-ago predictions for Augusta National success that never came true. The Big Easy completed his 23rd Masters on Sunday with a 6-over 78, better than the 83 he scored Saturday but still nowhere close to what the 47-year-old four-time major champion still expects out of his game. He finished at 20 over, dead last in the field and three shots behind 58-year-old Larry Mize. Els' …

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CNN 10 – April 10, 2017

April 10, 2017

… Just scroll down to our archives. (BEGIN VIDEO CLIP) AZUZ (voice-over): Ten-second trivia: In what field are the terms strike, exposition and proscenium commonly used? Theater, medicine, mixed martial arts or construction? These terms are most often used in and around the theater. The proscenium relating to a common type of stage. (END VIDEO CLIP) AZUZ: When I was founded in 1997, No Limits theater group, like its name suggests, wasn’t limited to people simply performing in plays. The …

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Masters 2017: Justin Rose, Sergio Garcia lead into final round at Augusta

April 9, 2017

… who has finished no worse than second on his three visits to Augusta. The Texan was 10 shots adrift of Hoffman’s lead after round one, largely courtesy of that nine on 15, but he has made steady progress through the field. His only blemish Saturday came with a three-putt bogey on the short 16th, his first bogey in 30 holes, to slip back to four under. “We’ve really grinded it out to have a chance to win this tournament. It’ll be fun having a new experience coming from …

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CNN 10 – April 7, 2017

April 7, 2017

… typically, traditional scarecrow in agricultural field is actually been proven that this tactic measures eventually attract birds. Whenever there’s collusion between a bird and an aircraft, it costs $200,000. So, even being able to prevent several of them during a year means that you are saving the aviation industry at one location millions of dollars. We’ve been operating the birds since around 2012 and we really see it working. And the relatively small blueberry farmer that we also …

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Amazon won NFL Thursday Night Football rights, so what’s next for Twitter?

April 6, 2017

… picking Amazon and not Twitter helps them play the field. They already know that Twitter users love football, regardless of whether there’s football on there or not. Now, they get to find out if Amazon Prime users feel similarly and perhaps if they want to buy merchandise or make other purchases during the game. And Amazon gets to find find out if some Prime holdouts can be wooed with high-end live sports. Still, Twitter continues to compete with the tech giants: Verizon (AOL, Yahoo), …

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Here are 9 ways MLB can make baseball more fun

April 5, 2017

… theballllbaksjsjdkdjspeowjh.,.,,,,,,….,,,,,,…. . Oh, sorry. I dozed off on my computer for a second. Okay so baseball is boring! And with exciting, fast-paced sports like basketball, hockey, and football, baseball is rapidly losing its fanbase. But don’t worry, I am aware of just how boring it is and I have come up with nine simple things that will fix baseball for good. 1. Teams may have as many catchers on the field as they want. Image: Mashable composite; Christian …

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Hotels, restaurants and tourism may face staff shortages – BBC News

March 31, 2017

… that sectors such as hospitality and agriculture rely on EU immigrants. However, critics have said that there has been an over-reliance on cheaper labour from Eastern Europe rather than using UK workers. And senior ministers have told me that allowing preferential access to EU nationals might give the UK better access to the single market, but would undermine efforts to strike trade deals with countries such as India which want to see a “level playing field” for all workers coming to …

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Australian daily criticized for comparing cricketer with Trump

March 23, 2017

… are tied at 1-1. The decider begins Saturday. But the series has been dominated by trash talk stemming from on-field incidents. First, there was Aussie spinner Nathan Lyon calling Kohli “the head of the snake,” referring obviously to the Indian captain’s importance in the team. When India won the next game putting up a good team show, Kohli responded: Im pretty happy if they keep focusing on the head of the snake, and the snake can sting from a lot of directions.” Kohli …

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In coach’s rant, a lesson for parents and athletes

March 23, 2017

(CNN)If you’ve been on Facebook this week, chances are you’ve seen someone share comments made by Geno Auriemma, coach of the University of Connecticut women’s basketball team. UConn hasn’t lost a game in more than two years and is in play for a fifth consecutive national title. Even after more than 30 years as head coach at UConn, Auriemma said that recruiting “enthusiastic kids is harder than it’s ever been.” In the video, he said that …

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Looking back on the political gambles of May and Sturgeon – BBC News

March 19, 2017

… he didn’t want to get into “my mandate is bigger than your mandate”, and he’s probably right – there’s enough ammunition for each side that this is not the field where the battle will be decided. Sufficient support? Image caption What will it take to send Scotland back to the ballots? So how will all this be resolved? At the moment, it seems like the two sides are locked in a bit of an impasse. Could the SNP plough ahead and hold an …

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