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Jeff Gordon's Dad: How To Make Your Kid A Star Racecar Driver

Jeff Gordon’s 87 Sprint Cup wins place him third among the ranks of the greatest racecar drivers in history. Last year alone he earned $12.7 million for his skill behind the wheel, plus another $5.5 million for endorsements with companies like DuPont and DVX. And in 2009 he became the first NASCAR …

14 Things Successful People Do On Weekends

Spencer Rascoff is only 37. Yet the Harvard grad and father of three has already accomplished so much.<p>He cofounded Hotwire.com and served as a VP for Expedia; he held the roles of CFO, vice president of marketing and COO at Zillow; and in 2008 Rascoff was promoted to chief executive of the popular …

The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly of MLB's 2013 Attendance

The 2013 regular season has ended, and with it Major League Baseball saw paid attendance of 74,026,895, or an average of 30,514 over 2,426 games. The season will end down 1.06 percent from 2012 when the league saw total of 74,859,268. “Paid attendance” represents the number of tickets sold, not the …

Why The St. Louis Cardinals Are Hard To Beat--And What We Can Learn From Them

St. Louis author and inspirational speaker, Ben Newman, said the following in his bestselling book, <b>Own Your Success,</b> “It’s hard to beat a team who refuses to quit.” The St. Louis Cardinals refuse to quit. In fact, what they do better than any other professional sports team I have worked with is …

Android KitKat unveiled in Google surprise move

Technology reporter<p>Google is calling the next version of its mobile operating system Android KitKat.<p>The news comes as a surprise as the firm had previously indicated version 4.4 of the OS would be Key Lime Pie.<p>The decision to brand the software with the name of Nestle's chocolate bar is likely to …

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Pumpkin Carving Set

Unless you’re an overachieving domestic god/goddess, chances are you don’t have specific blades to carve this year’s Jack-o’-lanterns. Do yourself a …

Today’s Music on Vintage Radios for Art Deco and Mid-century Aficionados

From all of the radios produced between the 1930’s and 1940’s, Paul Sanders finds the ones that have eye-appeal. He restores radios with only the …

Malala Yousafzai Felt Fear All the Time but Pursued Learning

From a valley 7,000 miles away, Malala Yousafzai was a powerful light.<p>She was just a child who loved books living in the Swat Valley in northwest …

Meet the New $100 Bill

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The Truth About Doing Good

A plethora of recently published articles have panned “voluntourism” as little more than salve for bleeding-heart rich folks (here’s one example, and another). The problem is, it’s rarely that simple.<p>Most volunteers <i>want</i> to do good, but whether or not “good” results from their efforts is up for …

Airplane Drinking Water Cleanliness Called Into Question By New Report

If you've been looking for an excuse to drink booze on your next flight, here it is: Tap water aboard more than 1 in 10 commercial airplanes regularly tests positive for coliform bacteria.<p>That's according to data obtained from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) via a Freedom of Information …