Cornell Wants People to ‘Collide’ on Its New NYC Tech Campus

Bustling, youthful, and collegiate will more aptly describe the island now that Cornell Tech is building a campus there. The school, a joint venture between Cornell University and Technion University, broke ground earlier this year, launching

UPDATED: Jim Weaver, former Virginia Tech athletic director, dies

Weaver served as the director of athletics at Virginia Tech for more than 16 years from 1997-2013 before announcing in November of 2013 that he was retiring at the end of the calendar year because of health reasons. In 2004, Weaver had been diagnosed ...

End of days: Mastercard to verify purchases using SELFIES

Mastercard will begin using selfies as a means to verify payments. The "innovation" will allow 500 pilot users to take a photo instead of punching in PINs, a move MasterCard chief product security officer Ajay Bhalla says will be popular with youth ...

New Racing Game Anki Overdrive Featuring Physical Track, Cars Coming in …

Anki has announced that Anki Overdrive, its new racing game, will begin shipping on September 20 in the US, Canada, UK, and Germany. Like its predecessor, Anki Drive, this is a racing game with a twist: It features a physical track that has toy cars ...

Fossil of lizard that walked on water found

WASHINGTON: Scientists have discovered a 48-million-year-old fossil of a 'Jesus lizard', known for its ability to walk on water, in the US State of Wyoming. Modern relatives of the Jesus lizard live in an area stretching from central Mexico to northern ...

New Horizons spacecraft sees strange black spots on Pluto’s equator

Recent images taken by NASA's New Horizons spacecraft reveal four mysterious dark spots that appear to be evenly spaced along Pluto's equator. lRelated NASA's New Horizons spacecraft zooms in on Pluto · Science · NASA's New Horizons spacecraft ...

DNA sequencing shows how woolly mammoths got that way

In what is being called the "most comprehensive" study of its kind, a team from the University of Chicago claims that it has revealed the massive amount of genetic change needed for woolly mammoths to adapt to their arctic environment. The study, whi

Oceans face ‘acidification crisis’

Scientists have warned that marine life will be irreversibly changed unless CO2 emissions are drastically cut. Writing in Science, experts say the oceans are heating, losing oxygen and becoming more acidic because of CO2. They warn that the 2C maximu

Gradual rollout for Windows 10

Microsoft is planning for its Windows 10 release to be less of a big bang and more of a rolling wave. In a blog post, Windows boss Terry Myerson on Thursday gave new details about how Microsoft planned to launch Windows 10, the next version of it

Sea horse’s square tail could inspire future armored robots

With an equine head and a prehensile tail, the sea horse seems as odd as it is adorable -- but these strange little creatures are tougher than they look. Scientists studying the animal's square-shaped tail have discovered that it's better able to ...

Boston Red Sox – PlayerWatch

RHP Jonathan Aro was optioned to Triple-A Pawtucket to clear a roster spot for C Ryan Hanigan, who came off the disabled list. Aro had decisions and an 11.57 ERA in three relief appearances for Boston. C Ryan Hanigan (fractured right hand) w

NBA notes: Duncan says he’ll return for Spurs

Tim Duncan is returning to San Antonio for a 19th season. Duncan tells the San Antonio Express-News that “I'll be on the court next year.” Until Duncan made his announcement Thursday, there was speculation that he could call it a career after the Spurs

Harris: Bruins roster suddenly looks pretty good

GROWN-UP PROBLEMS: It's up to Don Sweeney and his team to bring in some NHL-ready talent. 1. Thursday, July 2, 2015. Print Email Comments. By: Stephen Harris. To focus on the strange exit of young defenseman Dougie Hamilton could mean missing 

St. Louis fires scouting director in wake of hacking scandal

Chris Correa fired as club is in middle of investigation of possibly illegally hacking database for Houston Astros players. By Seattle Times staff. The Associated Press. ST. LOUIS — The St. Louis Cardinals said Thursday they have fired scouti

NBA: Wade apparently staying put in Miami

LOS ANGELES: Star guard Dwyane Wade reassured the Miami Heat faithful on Thursday that he's sticking with the only NBA team he's ever represented. "Let's Get it! Heat Nation," the 33-year-old Tweeted, posting a short video captioned "My city My Home ...

MLB trade rumors 2015: Jeff Samardzija to New York Yankees with CC Sabathia …

The New York Yankees rotation is a little bit of a mess. It's not as bad as what the Boston Red Sox have going on. But even still, the team is expected to acquire some starting pitching help at the MLB trade deadline. The Yankees are in the bottom fi

MLB Power Rankings: A.L. East is reasserting itself

Assumption is a dangerous game in Major League Baseball. With a 162-game season that spans nearly six months there are just too many possibilities, too many cogs in the machine to waste time reading too much into a hot or cold start. The MLB season i

Top MLB Prospect Call-Up Radar Report, Week 13 | Bleacher Report

Top MLB Prospect Call-Up Radar Report, Week 13. Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports After a disappointing start to the 2015 season, Daniel Norris is on the verge of returning to the big leagues. 6.2K. Reads. 7. Comments. Although an impressive collection o

MLB Power Rankings: Makes no sense, but nothing slowing down Cardinals …

MLB Power Rankings: Makes no sense, but nothing slowing down Cardinals. by Matt Snyder | Baseball Writer. July 1, 2015 7:42 AM ET. This is getting pretty boring at the top. I'd love nothing more than to have a weekly change at No. 1 of the Pow

Daily Fantasy Baseball 2015: MLB DraftKings Ideal Lineup Picks – Bleacher Report

Thursday's reduced slate of action across MLB includes four afternoon games and eight at night, giving DraftKings daily fantasy players a small pool of talent to work with. Three of the eight pitchers going in the early contests are making their season ...

MLB All-Star Game 2015: Day, time, TV channel, voting leaders … – Sporting News

Great American Ballpark, opened in 2003, had been the second-oldest Major League park not to host an All-star Game. Tampa Bay's Tropicana Field, which has housed the Rays since 1998, remains the oldest stadium never to host an All-Star Game. MLB ...