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All-Star Dunk Contest Is Broken, but Does NBA Want It to Be Fixed?

Anybody else get the feeling that the NBA Slam Dunk Contest on All-Star Weekend is the equivalent of the family pet that has grown old and incontinent? There's a deep and abiding affection for ol'—let's call him Hops—so the thought of putting him down is hard to bear. You feed him and scratch …

Chelsea are winning the transfer market game

Roman Abramovich's former vanity project is now better at funding an elite team through smart transfer dealings than anyone else.<p>Chelsea have a bad reputation among fans for hoarding talented attacking midfielders and causing their careers to stagnate. These players who choose to sign for Chelsea …

Man Utd had too many fat players so I banned chips, says David Moyes

Former Manchester United manager reveals reasons why he banned players' favourite food, incurring the wrath of Rio Ferdinand among others<p>David Moyes has revealed the reason behind his decision to ban chips during his reign as <b>Manchester United</b> manager – too many overweight players at Old …

Rarely Seen Moonfish, Size of Manhole Cover, Caught on Camera

The opah, or moonfish, is a camera-shy animal that researchers know little about.<p>Its squat body and flimsy-looking pectoral fins may not scream speed-demon.<p>But the opah, or moonfish, is actually quite fast, and can run with the big boys like tuna and swordfish. That's just one of many surprising …

Zoology

Microsoft’s new Lumia Camera app features some impressive tricks

Rich capture is the star of the show<p>For the past week I’ve been using Microsoft’s new Lumia Camera software. It’s part of a Lumia Denim update that’s rolling out to Lumia Windows Phones over the next few weeks, and the most important changes are improvements to the camera. Lumia phones are known …

Samsung Galaxy S6: 6 Ways To Beat The iPhone 6

Disappointing sales of the S5 combined with an unstoppable iPhone, reportedly sent Samsung back to square one when it started designing the Galaxy S6. “Project Zero” is Samsung’s military research sounding attempt to avoid another scenario that involves warehouses of unsold units.<p>It will be …

Rare warty pigs are lost when male eats his entire family at Bristol zoo

Incident involving the ciritically endangered animals happened shortly before a rare monkey was eaten by otters and three lorikeets escaped<p>A zoo lost some of its most endangered animals when a male warty pig ate his entire family and a rare monkey was eaten for lunch by hungry otters.<p>The incidents …

Otters

Apple in Talks With Content Providers for Web-Based TV Service

Rumors about Apple's television plans have died down in recent months as no new product has appeared, but the company hasn't given up on TV. According to industry executives that spoke to <i>Re/code</i>, Apple is in talks with television programmers over deals that would see the company offering a …

Extremely Rare Fox Seen in Yosemite—First Time in 100 Years

It's too early to say if the Sierra Nevada red fox is rebounding, experts say.<p>One of the rarest animals in North America, the Sierra Nevada red fox, has been caught on camera in California's Yosemite National Park for the first time in nearly a century.<p>Motion-sensitive cameras stationed in the …

Wildlife

Where the internet lives: the artist who snooped on Google’s data farm

Well, they started it. Google Street View allows people to crawl virtually along your street and look at your house. Google Earth offers global intrusion from above. The web giant has done its bit to abolish privacy. Now an artist has out-Googled Google, offering a sneak peek at its less than …

Google Street View

Shark vs. whale: Mother Nature's ultimate title fight

A pod of killer whales has taken on a great white shark in "the title fight of all title fights."<p>Crew on a charter boat spotted the intense meal time …

White Shark

Crazy iPhone rig shows how Chinese workers manipulate App Store rankings

An app manipulation farm sounds like someplace developers would go for a weekend retreat, complete with chiropractor sessions. In fact — according to a photo which has gone viral on social media in China — it’s a place where devs can pay for their apps’ download numbers to be artificially …

Apps

5 Magazines For Book Lovers

Jenn de la Vega / February 4, 2015<p>Dearest Book Lover,<p>Isn’t it great to curl up with a good tome? These harsh winter months can be a great time to …

UK's 5G could make video holograms a reality

Futuristic 5G networks with speeds of 50 Gbit/s could be up and running in the UK by 2020, with holographic video one of many applications for the …

The Week in Review: El Capitan Conquered

On Wednesday, Tommy Caldwell and Kevin Jorgeson became the first individuals to reach the summit of El Capitan’s Dawn Wall, a vertical rock in …

Climbing