Brenda Mangente

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The Science Behind Why the Earth Isn't Flat

In describing the system of wires that comprises the Internet, Neal Stephenson once compared the earth to a computer motherboard. From telephone …

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See Jennifer Lopez's New NYC Apartment

It looks like Chelsea Clinton and Jeff Gordon have a new neighbor.<p>Even though she rumored to be signing a residency deal in Sin City, it looks like Jenny from the Block wants to stay true to her roots. <i>Curbed</i> reports that the <i>American Idol</i> judge just purchased a sprawling apartment in New York City's …

What Happens Next in This Comic Will Shock You

You'll cry with joy when you click on this misleading headline that suggests a counter-intuitive contrarian view that is actually quite normal or …

My experience after 9 months of unemployment

Student Fashion: A Guide To Dressing Well At School

At the beginning of student life, there’s something charming about just scraping by. You’re sleeping no more than 2 hours a night, skipping any class …

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What to do if your iPhone gets wet?

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8 Places for Thrifty Bookworms to Download Free E-Books

Looking for the next great book to sink your teeth into? Look no further.<p>As summer rolls on, you may find yourself with free time to catch up on …

Cool Tool: Wrench for Removing Faucets

This faucet wrench removes stubborn faucet nuts quickly and easily<p>Slide the open end of the wrench over the supply tube and push it up to the faucet …

Protect footballers from concussion risk, says journal

<b>Decisions on whether a footballer can return to the pitch after a head injury should be taken by an independent doctor, and not the player or coach.</b><p>An editorial in The Lancet Neurology says these decisions should not be made "by those with a vested interest".<p>FIFPro, the footballers' union, has …

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Germans worthy world champions as generation comes of age

Germany won its fourth World Cup as Mario Gotze's strike in extra time sealed a 1-0 win over Argentina in the final at the Maracana on Sunday.<p>RIO DE JANEIRO — Immortality. Not for Lionel Messi but for a group of Germany players who have conquered the world.<p>For Mario Gotze - the second-half …

World Cup 2014 Final: Germany's Victory Was Triumph of Long-Term Planning

The seeds of Germany's 2014 World Cup win were sown 14 years ago.<p>At the 2000 European Championship, the Germans flamed out in the group stage, taking one point from three matches and finishing last in Group A behind Portugal, Romania and England. It was at that moment that those in power at the …

Germany's Beautifully Communal World Cup Win Over Argentina

The victors put the team ahead of the individual—a fact that U.S. sports fans could heed.<p>The TVs in the bar where I watched the World Cup final weren’t small, but they weren’t large either. The picture was passably crisp, but in some of the wide-angle shots, it was slightly challenging to identify …

Germany wins fourth World Cup title by beating Argentina, 1-0

When the final whistle sounded, Mario Goetze disappeared under a dog pile of German teammates in the middle of the field.<p>Argentina's Lionel Messi, meanwhile, ran his left hand over his face and hair, sidestepped the celebration and joined his teammates, many of whom were in tears, at the other end …

Lionel Messi wins Golden Ball award for best player of World Cup

Lionel Messi has won the Fifa Golden Ball as the best player of World Cup 2014.<p>Messi, who won four man of the match awards throughout the tournament but did not influence the final against Germany in Rio de Janeiro in the way that he would have liked, was chosen from a 10-player list of candidates …

World Cup 2014's 5 Best Knockout Matches

The 2014 FIFA World Cup has come and gone, with Germany being crowned champions for the fourth time. This was the highest-scoring tournament since France 1998, per the BBC's Phil McNulty. As a result, we've had some terrific matches on display.<p>There were three all-South American matches in the …

World Cup 2014: Why selfish England must learn from selfless Germany

The superiority of German football culture over ours can be summed up as an obligation to always put the greater good over any individual needs<p>As another <b>World Cup</b> draws to an end, we find ourselves in familiar territory in urgent need of some German lessons.<p>Of all the leading European countries, it …