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What humans know that Watson doesn'tupdated: Fri Feb 18 2011 09:46:00

One of the most frustrating experiences produced by the winter from hell is dealing with the airlines' automated answer systems. Your flight has just been canceled and every second counts in getting an elusive seat. Yet you are stuck in an automated menu spelling out the name of your destination city.

Man vs. machine on 'Jeopardy!'updated: Fri Feb 18 2011 09:46:00

CNN's Jason Carroll takes on "Watson," the IBM computer designed to win "Jeopardy!"

CNNMoney: Housing's a wreck. Builders rally. Huh?updated: Wed Aug 25 2010 12:31:00

Stop me if you've heard this before. The housing market is still in shambles.

Psychologists: Memorials can trigger more suicidesupdated: Mon Mar 22 2010 10:23:00

When college students take their lives, as apparently happened recently at Cornell University, the instinctual reaction, to mourn publicly and officially, may be the wrong thing to do, psychologists say.

College on edge after recent wave of student suicidesupdated: Fri Mar 19 2010 11:39:00

A wave of suicides at Cornell University in the past two semesters is a "public health crisis," the school's mental health initiatives director said.

Students and H1N1 mingle on campusupdated: Tue Sep 22 2009 12:35:00

The reminders are everywhere: Wash your hands. Use hand sanitizers. Stay away from class if you're sick.

Fasting carries risk of overeatingupdated: Fri Sep 11 2009 16:44:00

The temptation to eat a lot during Ramadan, the Muslim holy month of fasting, is great, but Saiful Khandker makes a conscious effort to not overdo it.

SI.com: The Bonus: Adam Frey is grappling with his toughest foe, and holding his ownupdated: Wed Sep 02 2009 11:21:00

Adam Frey, the 2005 national junior Greco-Roman champion and the 2007 Ivy League wrestling rookie of the year, is wearing a long-sleeved sweatshirt and ski cap, standard garb for the weight-cutting jock. Indeed, for much of his young life 23-year-old Adam has spent the off-season shedding avoirdupois to one degree or another. But these days calories are the last things he wants to lose. He is bundled up because he feels cold, even though it's summer in his hometown of Pittsburgh.

SI.com: Peter King: First week of training camp visits exhausting and revealingupdated: Tue Aug 04 2009 11:56:00

ITHACA, N.Y. -- Fun, rewarding and exhausting, all at the same time, being back out on the road for training camps. Travel-mate Ross Tucker and I got into Ithaca last night around 11:30, and I immediately began cleaning out the notebook from a remarkable first week of camps as we head toward the NFL's 90th season. Off we go:

iReporters' favorite Emerald Isle experiencesupdated: Tue Jun 23 2009 09:26:00

Ireland's friendly, helpful locals get high marks from visitors. Add dazzling scenery, rich history and a few hearty pints of stout, and you have a perfect trip to Ireland, according to a handful of iReporters.

Some communities are printing their own currencyupdated: Wed Apr 22 2009 17:28:00

Steve Carlotta's family-owned camera store is struggling along with other mom and pop stores. But he's found a way to compete with Internet stores and big-box chains.

Time.com: Recordings Aim to Capture Calls of the Wild Westupdated: Mon Oct 06 2008 18:00:00

Rattlesnakes aren't to be trifled with, but if you're trying to collect the sound of every creature in the West that slithers, hops, flies or flops, distance isn't a luxury you can afford

People.com: David Foster Wallace Dies at 46updated: Mon Sep 15 2008 02:18:00

The famed author of Infinite Jest is found dead in his home

Time.com: 10 Questions for Ron Woodupdated: Wed Oct 24 2007 17:00:00

He has been the Rolling Stones' hard-living guitarist for more than three decades. Now he is telling it all in his autobiography, Ronnie. Ron Wood will now take your questions

Before school starts, freshmen quizzed on alcoholupdated: Thu Sep 06 2007 21:32:00

Like most incoming college freshman, 18-year-old Aleksandr Kazachkov cannot wait for the freedom and new friends, as well as the chance to prove that he can responsibly live on his own. But before he can officially call Cornell University in Ithaca, New York his home, he must complete an hour-long online alcohol prevention course.

CNNMoney: New England town creates its own currencyupdated: Thu Jun 21 2007 23:52:00

A walk down Main Street in this New England town calls to mind the pictures of Norman Rockwell, who lived nearby and chronicled small-town American life in the mid-20th Century.

SI.com: Creamer woman to beat at Corningupdated: Wed May 23 2007 18:00:00

CORNING, N.Y. (AP) -- Paula Creamer is playing the Corning Classic for the first time in her three years on the LPGA Tour. Considering her history and the built-in cheering gallery that will be on hand, it's a wonder it took so long.

Taking the kids: Renting a villa or flat abroadupdated: Mon May 21 2007 10:11:00

Tom Bonn felt like he'd stumbled into a fairytale with his grandchildren -- and he wasn't at a theme park.

SI.com: Clay-court warriorsupdated: Wed Apr 25 2007 10:27:00

Since clay-court season is upon us, I was wondering who you think is the greatest dirt-baller to play the game. Bjorn Borg? Guillermo Vilas? And where would Rafael Nadal fall in that category? -- Andrea, Richmond, Texas

FSB: Cold Hard Ciderupdated: Sun May 01 2005 00:01:00

When ordering a bottle at Henrietta's Table, an upscale New American restaurant at the Charles Hotel in Cambridge, Mass., you can get Dom Perignon at $155 a bottle or the slightly fizzy West County...

Mars rover mission extendedupdated: Thu Apr 07 2005 14:13:00

The durable twin rovers on Mars have gotten yet another lease on life, with NASA announcing Tuesday it would fund another 18 months of operations.

Mars rovers working overtimeupdated: Thu Nov 04 2004 17:07:00

Martian rovers Spirit and Opportunity are going strong 10 months after they began their geological study of the red planet, mission scientists said Thursday.

Ithaca College graduates enter new 'real world'updated: Fri May 28 2004 14:45:00

The 2004 graduating class of Ithaca College is entering a world vastly different from the one they knew as freshmen.

Fortune: Why Johnny Can't Invest It's because people just aren't wired to be rational about money. Here's what's really on your mind whenupdated: Mon Nov 09 1998 00:01:00

Anybody who tackled financial economics in college surely recalls lots of deadly serious professors filling blackboards with algebraic gibberish that purported to explain precisely how financial ma...

Fortune: The Ghastliest Product Launchesupdated: Mon Mar 16 1998 00:01:00

The folks who make Gerber baby food probably wish they could forget the experiment, but they once tried to market a line of meals for adults. Unfortunately, if predictably, it flopped.

Money Magazine: GETTING YOUR JOB DONE FROM HOME TELECOMMUTING LETS YOU KEEP YOUR BENEFITS AND YOUR PAYCHECKupdated: Fri Mar 01 1996 00:01:00

MOST MORNINGS, SHELLY COMES, 45, FEEDS THE chickens at 6 a.m. before booting up her PC an hour later. As a senior quality-control trainer earning an annual $60,000 or so with Hewlett-Packard, she w...

Money Magazine: MONEY Magazine masthead Volume 19 Number 11 updated: Thu Nov 01 1990 00:01:00

EDITOR-IN-CHIEF Jason McManus EDITORIAL DIRECTOR Richard B. Stolley CORPORATE EDITOR Gilbert Rogin

Money Magazine: MONEY Magazine masthead Volume 19 Number 10 updated: Mon Oct 01 1990 00:01:00

EDITOR-IN-CHIEF Jason McManus EDITORIAL DIRECTOR Richard B. Stolley CORPORATE EDITOR Gilbert Rogin

Money Magazine: Money Tip Vacations to stretch the mindupdated: Mon Jan 01 1990 00:01:00

If you have time off coming, and the prospect of pina coladas on the beach fills you with dread, you might want to consider an educational vacation. Your options include anything from a seal-watchi...

Money Magazine: MARRIED COUPLES WHO WANT IT ALL: TWO CAREERS PLUS CHILDREN Debt and taxes are inevitable, but the big concern is finding affordaupdated: Wed Mar 01 1989 00:01:00

Like so many couples who are juggling two careers while trying to raise a family, Marc Walker, 38, and his wife Melanie, 35, of Ithaca, N.Y. always feel as if their spare time is disappearing into ...

Money Magazine: Profile When it comes to taxes, this self-confident pilot prefers to soloupdated: Sun Jan 01 1989 00:01:00

Robert Thomas has always valued self-reliance. In just six years, Thomas, now 42, and two friends have turned a doddering aircraft-refueling company they bought at the Tompkins County airport in It...

Money Magazine: A TWIN PROBLEM: SAME COLLEGE, SAME DEGREE, SAME LOANS TO PAY BACKupdated: Mon Aug 01 1988 00:01:00

Daniel and David Huff, 22-year-old identical twins from Ithaca, N.Y., just graduated from Cornell University, each with a bachelor's degree in hotel administration and an $11,000 federally guarante...

Fortune: A Lunge by Hispanics, A Trotskyist Seduction, A Whiff of Baloney, and Other Matters. Where Do You Apply for the Hot Dog Franchisupdated: Mon Dec 09 1985 00:01:00

ITHACA, New York -- Every fall, one in six undergraduate students at Cornell University takes Psychology 101. The introductory psychology class, taught by Professor James Maas, fills the university...

Fortune: Booze for Bolsheviks, A Billion Hours of Driving, The Odds on God, and Other Matters. Great Albeit Sleepy Moments in Scholarshipupdated: Mon Jan 07 1985 00:01:00

ITHACA--For the last 35 years, one course in Cornell University's School of Hotel Administration has had the reputation of being one of the easier A's in the Ivy League . . . Hotel Administration 1...

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