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TOP 100 TEAMS

The Associated Press has been ranking the best teams in college basketball since January 1949. Over 68 years and more than 1,100 polls, a total of 200 schools have been ranked and 59 of them have been ranked No. 1 (Saint Louis was the first No. 1).<p>To determine the all-time Top 100, the AP formula …

College Sports

Scientists discover a cell in spinach that uses sunlight to produce electricity and hydrogen

Using a simple membrane extract from spinach leaves, researchers from the Technion-Israel Institute of Technology have developed a …

These Oatmeal Cookie Cups Are An Apple Crisp Lover's Dream Come True

OATMEAL COOKIE CRUST, people!!!<p>While everyone is talking about pumpkin spice everything (including pizza ... what?!), we're over here focused on …

Which fast-food chains served the meat and held the antibiotics?

Panera Bread and Chipotle Mexican Grill passed with flying colors, but KFC and Olive Garden were among the laggards in commitments to eliminate medically important antibiotics from their meat and poultry supply chains, according to a new report.<p>Strong progress nonetheless was made across the top 25 …

Netflix gets an unofficial 'Random' button

I’ve wasted several hours debating with my girlfriend what we should watch next on Netflix. Scanning through categories only compounds the problem, so we frequently end up watching reruns of <i>Brooklyn Nine-Nine</i>.<p>That’s actually not so bad – but if you’re looking for an easier way to find something new …

Kaley Cuoco Takes Big Bang Contract Negotiations To Jimmy Kimmel

Doesn't it warm your heart when ridiculously rich celebs talk about demanding more money? Somehow, it's not off-putting when Kaley Cuoco does it. On …

Celebrity News
Mobile Technology
Mobile Technology

Toronto: Netflix Buys Young Barack Obama Movie ‘Barry’

Netflix has bought worldwide rights to “Barry,” a week after the young Barack Obama movie premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival. The …

Barack Obama

An Incognito Stephen Colbert Surprised Cubs Fans and Players

🌭🌭🌭<p>This weekend, Bill Murray was bartending in Brooklyn. Never one to be outdone, Stephen Colbert also went undercover as a normal person—a hot dog vendor at Wrigley Field.<p>Colbert was slinging dogs and threw out the first pitch in character as Donny Franks, a long-haired, goateed vendor with a …

Bill Murray
Super Bowl Halftime Show

‘Daily Show’s’ Trevor Noah: Trump Spox Katrina Pierson Has the ‘Hardest Job in the World’

‘The Daily Show’ host examines the role of Donald Trump surrogate Katrina Pierson, who has the most thankless job in politics.<p>It’s hard out there for …

Trevor Noah

Andy Murray's Response to a Reporter's Sexist Question at the Olympics Deserves All the Medals

Credit where credit is due.<p>Casual sexism has been rampant at the Rio Olympics — and the U.K.'s Andy Murray isn't having any of it.<p>After winning his second consecutive gold medal in men's singles tennis Sunday, the superstar player was asked by a reporter what it felt like to be the "first person" …

'Rogue One: A Star Wars Story' Diversity a Selling Point

"Star Wars" fans are salivating over the new full-length trailer for "Rogue One"—the latest installment in the blockbuster sci-fi saga. Besides the return of Darth Vader and some tantalizing clues to long unanswered questions in the series, the clip offers something else striking: unprecedented …

Star Wars

Mid-Century Modern Style for Any Home

Mid-century modern style is modern all over again. The pieces we now call retro were revolutionary in the 1940s-’60s: egg-shaped chairs designed by …

Mid-Century modern

Are chain restaurants successfully moving toward authentic innovation or still uncool relics of the ’90s?

What if I told you some of the best robata – Japanese barbecue – I’ve ever had was at a chain restaurant? What if I also told you that chain …

Why being bilingual works wonders for your brain

Research suggests we may be predisposed to speak more than one language and that doing so brings health benefits, such as delaying the onset of dementia<p>In a cafe in south London, two construction workers are engaged in cheerful banter, tossing words back and forth. Their cutlery dances during more …

Language

This State Might Ban People From Eating and Drinking While Driving

The proposed law comes as U.S. highway fatalities increased for the first time in a decade.<p>Drivers on the New Jersey Turnpike or Garden State Parkway …

Driverless Cars
Super Bowl Halftime Show
Michael Phelps

Michael Phelps wins 19th Olympic gold as Katie Ledecky smashes world record

Most decorated Olympian of all time makes it 23 medals in total Phelps helps 4x100m freestyle relay team beat France to take gold Ledecky, 19, beats 400m freestyle record by almost two seconds<p>By early Monday morning it was hard to know which was the more indelible image for the US on a Sunday that …

Swimming

Why the USC/L.A. Times tracking poll differs from other surveys

Since July 28, when Hillary Clinton accepted the Democratic nomination, she has gained five points in the USC Dornsife/LA Times Daybreak tracking poll of the election. That's similar to Clinton's gain in other measures of the race, including the 538.com polling forecast (4.5-point gain) and the …

This infographic shows how consumers only have 'the illusion of choice'

<i>Explore the full-size version of the above graphic in all its glory.</i><p>If today's infographic looks familiar, that's because it originates from a well-circulated report that Oxfam International puts together to show consolidation in the mass consumer goods industry.<p>We are sharing it because we believe …

Market Capitalization

Michael Jordan Speaks Up About Police Violence

The basketball icon breaks with his 30-year reluctance to address racial violence and police killings.<p>Michael Jordan, NBA hall-of-famer and reluctant role model, has ended his decades-long reluctance to speak about anything political by weighing in on racial relations and police brutality. In a …

Law Enforcement

Dallas Cowboys bus collides with van in Arizona, four killed in fatal crash

The bus was headed to from Texas to Las Vegas, and then to Cowboys training camp in California<p>The Dallas Cowboys bus was involved in a fatal crash …

How to Cut Hundreds Of Empty Calories a Day So You Can Lose Weight | Men's Health

15 Ways to Cut Hundreds Of (Empty) Calories a Day<p>Because when you’re trying to get lean, every calorie counts<p>Shutterstock<p>Five hundred calories from Little Debbie Swiss Rolls affect your body much differently than the same number in the form of roasted chicken with a side of kale.<p>In fact, when …

The perfect breakfast for people with depression

Antidepressants and therapy, while both effective, are not the only means available to combat depression. Exercise has been described as a “wonder drug” for reducing symptoms, walking in nature reduces negative thoughts, and meditation can have a powerful positive effect.<p>But there’s another, often …

Nutrition