December 2014 Archive

Why You Do Your Best Thinking In The Shower: Creativity & the “Incubation Period”

“The great Tao fades away.” So begins one translation of the Tao Te Ching’s 18th Chapter. The sentence captures the frustration that comes with a ...

Play Chess Against the Ghost of Marcel Duchamp: A Free Online Chess Game Earlier this year, Colin Marshall told you how “Chess has obsessed many of humanity’s finest minds over centuries and centuries and Marcel Duchamp seems ...

A Year of Anniversaries

2014 has been a year of anniversaries. It was the 100th anniversary of the beginning of the First World War — a war which many ...



Russians Rage Against America… Enduring Sanctions, Anger Turns to Hate… Racist Names for Obama…

Instant Replay: Speights, Warriors crush NBA-worst 76ers

Facing the team that drafted him, Marreese Speights scored a game-high 23 points in the Warriors’ 40-point win over the 76ers Tuesday night.

Giants, 49ers among Top 10 Bay Area news stories of 2014

From the tragedy of Robin Williams’ death, to the sheer joy of the San Francisco Giants winning the World Series, here’s NBC Bay Area’s list ...

Giants' Bumgarner named AP Male Athlete of the Year

Madison Bumgarner’s trophy shelf is under heavy fire this year, and the Giants’ steely-eyed lefty bagged another big one on Tuesday.

Report: Rex Ryan to interview for 49ers head coaching job

Head coaching candidates are starting to emerge for the 49ers, and one of those potential nominees is the New York Jets former coach.

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