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  • Sleep on this: Connect by disconnecting

    Each year, the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity gathers thousands of innovative thinkers and practitioners in advertising and media from around the world to talk about what's new and what's next in our brave new digital world.
  • President Obama to appear on Mythbusters

    President Obama to appear on Mythbusters
    It is a truth known to chemistry teachers the world over: If you want to get kids interested in science, blow something up. This December, President Obama will join two of the biggest proponents of the blow-stuff-up school of science education when he...

    Patt Morrison Asks: Rosetta man Ahmed Zewail

    Patt Morrison Asks: Rosetta man Ahmed Zewail
    It's as if he has a superhero secret identity: On the Caltech campus, Ahmed Zewail is a mild-mannered Egyptian American professor of chemistry and physics who won the Nobel Prize for cracking the secrets of molecules with femtosecond spectroscopy (a...

    President Obama challenges 'Mythbusters' crew to test Archimedes legend

     
    The crew of Discovery Channel's popular science program, "Mythbusters," frequently gets ideas from fans. But they are about to take on a challenge from a particularly famous viewer: President Obama. On the episode set to air Dec. 8, the president...

    'Mythbusters' team says it's testing Archimedes the right way for President Obama

     
    It's not the same old Archimedes myth. Or at least, it won't be tested in the same way. Complaints erupted after we reported that "Mythbusters" would take on the Archimedes legend -- in which the ancient Greek mathematician supposedly destroyed...