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The Science Behind How Boredom Benefits Creative Thought

Recent studies show that a little boredom in your day opens up the potential for more creative thinking.<p>Boredom gets a bad rap. Truly amazing ideas and offbeat solutions have often come from endless hours of daydreaming.<p>If space and time is what you need to make unusual connections, then why does …

Is internet addiction real?

Advertisement<p>7 Comments<p>Credit: Pond5/lasse<p>The stories are numerous, yet extreme, and thus widely covered. You’ve probably heard at least a few.<p>In …

Lionel Messi, Luis Suarez Accused of Foul Play in Barcelona vs. Atletico Clash

Link to Media<p>Luis Suarez is no stranger to indulging in underhand tactics, but Lionel Messi is a player who typically steers well clear of skullduggery. Nonetheless, the Barcelona pair have been accused of foul play during the Blaugrana’s 1-0 win over Atletico Madrid in the Copa del Rey on …

Soccer

How 'Strange Magic' kept George Lucas's touch—without George Lucas

<i>Strange Magic</i> had been percolating in George Lucas’s mind since his days working on the <i>Star Wars</i> prequels. Yet when the filmmaker sold his production …

Motivated Messi hands Luis Enrique stay of execution

After a troubled week for Barcelona, Leo helped out his boss in their best performance of the season against a tough Atletico Madrid side<p>Six games, no wins and no goals for Lionel Messi. Games against Atletico Madrid were anything but fun for Barcelona last season. But this one was.<p>Messi was in …

Soccer

Manny Pacquiao Expects Floyd Mayweather Fight, Promises Imminent Announcement

Link to Media<p>Manny Pacquiao believes a date for his long-awaited showdown with Floyd Mayweather Jr. will be set by the end of January.<p>The Filipino star, who is willing to take a smaller percentage of the purse to push negotiations through, suggested talks are on track to the <i>Manila Standard</i> (h/t …

Boxing

Back to the future: Sonny Pike returns to Ajax

The former child prodigy talks to Goal about mental health in football, drawing upon a past in which he went from stardom at 12 to burned out by 18<p>Sonny Pike shifts uncomfortably in his chair. “If you'd asked me to do this even five years ago, there wouldn’t have been any chance,” he confesses. …

Soccer

Barcelona's Front 3 Click, but Neymar Has to Deliver Top Quality More Often

Link to Media<p>Barcelona's big 3-1 win over Atletico Madrid in La Liga on Sunday night had the dual impact of both keeping them in touch with leaders Real Madrid and also putting a buffer between themselves and Atleti, chasing in third.<p>The victory was very much a result of Barca's more impressive …

Soccer

2017 Ford F-150 Raptor: The Beast Returns with an Aluminum Body and a Twin-Turbo V-6!

It's a bird, it's a plane . . . it's the boulder-decimating new Raptor!<p>In one of his last shows as the cocky, right-wing-mocking talking head on the <i>Colbert Report</i>, Stephen Colbert made a gleeful, deliciously prescient point about Americans’ short attention spans for cheap gas: “Fuel is cheap this …

Jennifer Lopez Miiiight Have Had a Nip Slip at the Golden Globes

That underwire makes it complicated.<p>Was this a subtle #FreetheNipple statement? Proooobably not, but either way, we love J.Lo's attitude about the whole thing.<p>While walking the red carpet at tonight's Golden Globes, the 45-year-old super goddess seems to have had a bit of a nip slip situation in …

Watch the 2015 Corvette Z06 Absolutely Destroy VIR

So get this: The new Corvette Z06 turned an absolutely blistering 2:41.3 at Virginia International Raceway (VIR), and the company has released a video of the lap recorded using the car’s awesome Performance Data Recorder. That time is <i>really damn quick</i>—and we should know, as we run our annual …

Jennifer Lopez Was Not the First Person to Wear That Versace Dress

A Spice Girl wore it first.<p>On Feb. 23, 2000, Jennifer Lynn Lopez attended the Grammy Awards sporting a printed yet sheer silk chiffon Versace cloth secured only at the crotch by a citrine-studded brooch — earning the ensemble descriptors like iconic and its very own Wikipedia page. But as a …

Bad news for Balotelli as Liverpool alter system

MANCHESTER, England (AP) -- There's a very different feel to Christmas Day at Liverpool this season.<p>Twelve months ago, Liverpool was top of the …

Kevin Durant out vs Spurs

Link to Media<p>Reigning NBA MVP Kevin Durant had to exit the team's road contest versus the Golden State Warriors on Dec. 18 with a right ankle injury.<p>He missed his sixth straight game as the Thunder take on the Dallas Mavericks. The forward returned to practice Tuesday and will make his return …

Basketball