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4/15/2016 3:21:00 PM  

Stress Awareness Day

April 16th is Stress Awareness Day, and it's sort of fitting that it falls around Tax Day. In fact, the whole month of April is Stress Awareness, so let's delve into the subject.

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4/8/2016 4:23:00 PM  

Autism Awareness Month

Why is Autism Awareness important? For families that have loved ones on the Autism spectrum that's obvious. But why is it important to the rest of us who aren't directly affected?

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4/8/2016 2:44:00 PM  

Watch Star Wars: The Force Awakens with Sphero's BB-8™ App!

Have you ever wanted to watch a film with one of its stars? Now, with the newest update to Sphero's BB-8 app,

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3/31/2016 4:37:00 PM  

Star Wars Episode XIII Rumors

Well you may not have clear answers from our BB-8, but here are some bits of intel and rumor roaming around the fan world.

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3/25/2016 11:07:00 AM  

What else can I do to maintain brain health?


Can Brain Games Prevent Dementia?
Atari founder Nolan Bushnell thinks so. It's a sexy headline that CNBC used to draw people in. We get excited by these headlines because we are hopeful for the evolution of our brains and the brains of our loved ones.

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3/21/2016 2:12:00 PM  

6 Life Lessons Kids Learn by Playing Games


Much of early childhood learning is based on play. Children form ideas about the world around them through play. It’s a chance to experiment and discover, but it’s also a way for them to learn skills that help them socialize, and to help them gains skills they need for school, and life.

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3/18/2016 2:20:00 PM  

Want a bigger brain as you age? Exercise!

A recent study out of Boston University Medical School reveals an association with the lack of exercise in middle age and brain shrinkage. Published in the journal Neurology, this longetudinal study on the effects of exercise reveals that physical exercise in middle age may help stave off brain shrinkage which can lead to dementia and cognitive impairment.

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3/11/2016 4:15:00 PM  

How perfect is it that Pi day coincides with Einstein’s birthday?


Everyone knows that Einstein was a genius. What you may not realize is that some of his genius came from surrounding himself with other geniuses. Check out his tips for successful brainstorming.

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2/5/2016 4:16:00 PM  

SportsIllustrated.com, along with caseyshead.com, is answering the question Brainiacs everywhere want to know: ‘Will I take home all of the Smarties this year?’

It’s that time of year again…  you’re scrambling to find a Super Bowl party, fill out your Super Bowl squares, and find a comfortable seat that is equidistant between the snacks and the television to watch the half-time show.

For those of you unfamiliar with how Super Bowl Squares work, I’m referring to a 10x10 grid where fans and non-fans alike throw a buck, or some Smartie candies, into a pot and pick a random square to fill in their initials. Once all of the 100 squares are filled in with initials, each row and column is randomly assigned a number 0-9. Then, the score of each team (using the last digit of each score) at the end of each quarter is named a winner!

Many Brainiacs have been tricked for years into thinking that each square has an equal chance to win. Coordination Brains and fans of the game alike may guess 0s, 3s and 7s have better odds since this is how many points are often scored at a time.  

But which squares really do have the best odds?

Sports Illustrated is on the case. After looking at all NFL games played since the 2006-2007 season through the 2013-2014 playoffs, there appears to be an advantage with certain number combinations. Scores from all ll 1,067 regular season and postseason games are represented on this chart.

So how does this help with Sunday’s big game? The initial picks are random of course, but that doesn’t mean you can’t bribe Uncle Al for his numbers with better odds, or trade the last Oreo Ball for Cousin Casey’s lucky numbers. But if you were lucky enough to get a high-probability square, you might want to double down on those Smarties.

Which numbers do you have? Feeling lucky? Or are you grabbing more Oreo Balls to make a trade? Tell us in the comments below. 

Enjoy betting and calculating odds? Try Even Stevens Odd

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2/3/2016 4:02:00 PM  

Alone Time Really is Good for You

Roughly 85% of American believe it's important to have some alone time throughout the day. The occasional desire for solitude is driven by the your body and mind to take a breath and fully experience everything around it. As it turns out, the boost of attention and focus is highly rewarding. Here are just a few benefits from cashing in on some much needed "me time."

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