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FIFA announces Golden Ball, Glove and Young Player award short lists

With only a couple of days remaining in the 2014 World Cup, FIFA has revealed the nominees for the short list in three awards: Golden Ball, Golden Glove and Young Player award.<p>The selection is made by the entity's Technical Study Group composed by Gerard Houllier (France), Raul Arias (Mexico), …

Van Gaal gunning for Brazil in Brasilia

After deep initial skepticism, Dutch coach Louis van Gaal goes into Saturday's third place play-off determined to down hosts Brazil and end the World Cup on a high note.<p>His last match before taking over at Manchester United sees van Gaal's Netherlands, beaten on penalties by Argentina in the …

FIFA officials confirm Rizzoli will referee World Cup final match

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — FIFA officials say Nicola Rizzoli of Italy will referee the World Cup final between Germany and Argentina.<p>FIFA officials confirm Rizzoli will referee World Cup final match<p>07/11/2014<p>RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — FIFA officials say Nicola Rizzoli of Italy will referee the World Cup …

Germany cushioned by national pride as team prepares for World Cup final

BERLIN (AP) — Germany has come a long way since the national team last appeared in a World Cup final 12 years ago — and so has the team's image at home.<p>In 2002, an efficient but limited Germany joylessly ground its way through a weak draw to muted celebrations, before losing to Brazil in the …

World Cup final: Magical Messi or united Germany?

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — The most entertaining World Cup in a generation comes down to a final match that pits the planet's best player against the tournament's best team.<p>Lionel Messi will lead Argentina out against Germany at Maracana Stadium on Sunday for a game that will define careers, cement …

Lahm confident Germany has the 'perfect mix' to lift World Cup trophy

Captain Philipp Lahm says Germany must use their experience on the big stage to beat Argentina and finally lift a major title in Sunday's World Cup final.<p>Having finished third at both South Africa 2010 and on home soil in 2006 the Germans can finally end their 24-year wait for a fourth World Cup …

Brazil vs Netherlands: A chance for redemption

The third place World Cup game between Brazil and The Netherlands will take place this Saturday at the Estádio Nacional in Brasília. It is the fourth time that Brazil fight for the third place, Brazil won it in 1938 and 1978, and lost in 1974.<p>Djamel Haimoudi from Algeria will officiate the game, …

The man who scored 13 times at a World Cup and didn't make best eleven

Yesterday, I wrote about Thomas Mueller and the possibility that he might someday become the leading scorer in World Cup history.<p>The man who scored 13 times at a World Cup and didn't make best eleven<p>07/11/2014<p>Yesterday, I wrote about Thomas Mueller and the possibility that he might someday become …

Latin Americans reluctantly rally behind Argentina

BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — With a reputation for arrogance and illusions of European-styled grandeur, Argentines have long been the objects of scorn and the butt of jokes across Latin America.<p>But for at least 90 minutes on Sunday, when Argentina takes on Germany in the World Cup final, most Latin …

Robben: Germany will lift World Cup

Arjen Robben, whose Dutch team were knocked out on penalties by Argentina, has no doubt who will win the big final at the Maracanã on Sunday.<p>Robben: Germany will lift World Cup<p>07/11/2014<p>Arjen Robben, whose Dutch team were knocked out on penalties by Argentina, has no doubt who will win the big …

Bierhoff wants no repeat of 2006 fight between German & Argentina players

German team manager Oliver Bierhoff warned his players on Friday to avoid a repeat in the World Cup final with Argentina of the ugly scenes that marred the end of the two sides last eight clash in the 2006 finals.<p>Bierhoff, who has been in the post since 2004, found himself in the thick of it when …

Germany look to repeat success of 1990

The last time Germany and Argentina locked horns in a World Cup Final was in 1990 in Rome. Germany was able to turn the game in it's favor late in the match when Rudi Völler drew a controversial penalty that sealed the win for the Germans.<p>Germany look to repeat success of 1990<p>07/11/2014<p>The last …

A Woman Quit Her Job To Travel For 2 Years And Took These Incredible Photos In Africa

So she left the U.K. and used her savings to travel around the world with her boyfriend, Alex.<p>"It wouldn't have been unreasonable to suggest that my big trip was just an escape from the fact that I had no idea what I was going to do with my life," Payne told Business Insider.<p>"I was scared of coming …

Former Apple Engineers Have Made A Camera That Can Record Everything Around You At Once

Of course, there's GoPro, which is making it so that anyone can record amazing footage during sports or in harsh weather conditions. GoPro filed for a confidential IPO back in February.<p>And there's also Lytro, which has built cameras that capture direction, color and brightness of light, letting …

A Startup That's A Godsend For Lazy Cooks Is Now Worth Half-A-Billion Dollars

Here's how Blue Apron works:<p>People who are strapped for time but want to make their own home-cooked meals can sign up to receive three meals a week that will come in either two, four, or six-person portions. Boxes arrive overnight, and subscribers then have all the ingredients that they will need …

Here's An Easy Way Of Seeing What Added To And Subtracted From GDP

U.S. GDP grew at a measly 0.1% rate in Q1.<p>Personal consumption grew by 3.0%, adding 2 percentage points of growth to GDP.<p>Meanwhile exports fell 7.6% taking a full percentage point of growth from GDP.<p>Each component of GDP varies widely in how much it contributes to growth.<p>The graphics gurus at …

Here's Why China Is About To Become The World's Biggest Economy — Even Though People Thought This Was Years Away

In 2012, the OECD projected that Chinese GDP would overtake the U.S. by 2016. The Economist had forecast that China would oust the U.S. from the top spot by 2019.<p>Now, Chris Giles at the Financial Times writes that China is likely to overtake the U.S. this year!<p>Giles draws on a new report from the …

13 Apps That Will Get You In Shape For Summer

After a long winter that kept many of us inside with Netflix, it's time to get healthy.<p>Research shows that 40% of a person's actions during the day are habitual: What if you could make your after-work habit running — instead of drinking a beer on the couch?<p>An app can't change your behavior by …

Facebook Is Giving $30,000 Of Free Stuff To Anyone Who Wants To Build An App

The initiative was announced at Facebook's F8 conference for developers. You can qualify for the offer by having an app live for 30 days before applying for the program.<p>Facebook is making a huge push to take over the mobile app business from the ground up. Facebook owns a company called Parse, …

11 signs someone is lying to you

<b>• The signs that someone is lying aren't always easy to decipher.</b><p><b>• And, unfortunately, there's no way to determine whether or not someone's being honest with 100% certainty.</b><p><b>• But there are some obvious signs that someone might be lying to you that you can watch out for.</b><p>How can you to tell if …

The High School Senior Who Got Into All 8 Ivies Is Going To Yale

Kwasi Enin, the high school student who got into all eight Ivy League schools, is choosing Yale, according to USA Today.<p>Enin announced the news today at a press conference in his high school's gym.<p>The 17-year-old always had Yale in mind because of its strong music program, and he said that after …

Here's What Happens To Your Brain On Caffeine

2014 National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest

The 26th annual National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest is under way, and entries will be accepted for another six weeks, until June 30, 2014. First prize winner will receive an 8-day Alaskan expedition for two. National Geographic was once more kind enough to allow me to share some of the early …

Kinetic Sculpture Replicates a Bird Flapping Its Wings Using Popsicle Sticks

Design student Joyce Lin replicated a bird flapping its wings using simple machines and materials. The kinetic sculpture is entitled <i>Study in Bird Motion</i> and is made with popsicle sticks and mylar that resembles feathers. It's activated by a hand crank, which sets the entire thing in motion and …

This Is What 100 Calories Looks Like

Diet fads come and go every day, each one more extreme than the next. No carbs, no fat, high fat, no meat, high meat, no gluten — we don't know about …

50 Influential Photographs That Changed Human History

1 of 51<p>Family members pass Kosovar refugee Agim Shala, 2, through a barbed wire fence into the hands of grandparents at an Albania camp, March 1999.<p>2 …

Do look down! The world's best skywalks – in pictures

As Canada's Glacier Skywalk opens, offering amazing views over Jasper national park, we take a look at the best skywalks around the world<p><b>Share your skywalk experiences in the comments below</b>

2014 Hot 100 Excerpt

For almost 25 years SURFER’s Hot 100 has ranked, and predicted the fortunes of surfing’s next generation. Many of the Hot 100 alumni have gone on to …