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There may have been some–a very few–who were better than these, but none had greater impact on how their games were played. Along with Jackie Robinson, Muhammad Ali and Pele, these were the people who shaped the century in sports –By Daniel Okrent BABE RUTH In sports’ first golden age, there was Babe Ruth–and then there was everyone else
Some children and teens are more likely than their peers to become addicted to the Internet, and a new study suggests it’s more likely to happen if kids are depressed, hostile, or have attention deficit hyperactivity disorder or social phobia.
Scientists are one step closer to knowing what you’ve seen by reading your mind. Having modeled how images are represented in the brain, the researchers translated recorded patterns of neural activity into pictures of what test subjects had seen.
Drew Barrymore keeps evolving — from star to producer, and now director. The 34-year-old actress earned critic’s attention with her uncanny portrayal of “Little Edie” Beale in HBO’s “Grey Gardens,” and her directorial debut, “Whip It,” has been hailed as a success well before it rolls into theaters October 2