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How We'll Remember Kobe | by Horace Grant

H ijacking Italian Basketball League warmups as an 11-year-old. Destroying a teammate so badly in one-on-one that it nearly caused a riot. Waking up …

The Humble Bean Is a Magical Weight Loss Food

Beans may be staples in other parts of the world, but here in America we eat just six pounds of beans per person per year, according to Sass, compared to 33 pounds of cheese and 74 pounds of red meat. Now could be the time to eat more: a study says...<p>We're closing in on beach season, and, while the …

Fan has Kobe Bryant mural painted on stomach for his last game in OKC

Not all heroes wear capes, but this one does.<p>It's Kobe's last night in Oklahoma City, and one Thunder fan rolled out the red carpet (his bare chest) for the legend. No matter how these last few games go, Kobe has already won.<p>(via For The Win)

Suspect in Death of Saints Star Will Smith Felt Threatened: Lawyer

The man accused of shooting and killing former New Orleans Saints star Will Smith in a fit of road rage feared for his own life as the confrontation escalated into a three-car pileup that sent terrified witnesses scrambling, the man's lawyer told NBC News on Monday.<p>Cardell A. Hayes, 28, is being …

Black History Month reading list: the best books this February

What Is Not Yours Is Not Yours by Helen Oyeyemi<p>It’s hard to believe, but What Is Not Yours Is Not Yours is Helen Oyeyemi’s sixth book and she is still only 31. The collection features nine stories linked by the theme of keys, doors and unlocking, with many of the same storytelling devices from her …

Black History

Floyd Mayweather Calls Oscar De La Hoya 'Jealous' in Response to Playboy Letter

Link to Media<p>Floyd Mayweather Jr. has hit back at Oscar De La Hoya's claims that the undefeated fighter was "boring" during his career, calling The Golden Boy "jealous" of his success.<p>Money retired from boxing earlier this year with a perfect 49-0 record, but De La Hoya penned a letter to be …

Boxing

Notorious terrorist leader Mokhtar Belmokhtar behind Mali hotel attack

A long-time nemesis of Canada, the one-eyed terrorist leader Mokhtar Belmokhtar, has emerged as a key figure behind an attack that has killed at least 27 people in a luxury hotel in Mali and threatens to destabilize a fragile West African democracy.<p>Mr. Belmokhtar, founder of the Islamist extremist …

Can you be too clean?

We take long showers, change clothes every day and wash our hands regularly. Is this doing us more harm than good?<p>What’s your routine? Do you shower every morning, or skip a few days? Do you change the bedsheets weekly, or only when they get smelly? How about your towels: New ones – like clockwork …

‘Rabid’ dogs and closing mosques: Anti-Islam rhetoric grows in GOP

One of the front-runners in the Republican presidential race said Thursday he would “absolutely” want a database of Muslims in the country and wouldn’t rule out giving them special ID cards that noted their religion.<p>Another top candidate likened Syrian refugees — who are largely Muslim — to dogs. …

Religion

Big minutes now could hurt Kobe Bryant and the Lakers later

LOS ANGELES - The Los Angeles Lakers won a game Sunday.<p>They won it by relying on a 37-year-old with a staggering injury history who frequently …

NBA Star Enes Kanter Looks Like a Child Next to the World's Tallest Man

At 6 ft. 11 in., Turkish basketball player Enes Kanter is much taller than most regular people and more than a few of his NBA peers.<p>But if there’s …

Grading Each of the Knicks’ Free Agent Signings

NBA Daily: How Beneficial are Moral Victories?<p>Moral victories are always fun to watch, but whether they really help a team depends on how they do in …

Forget the Apple Watch — this timepiece will change everything

Bravado aside, Ive has a point.<p>The Swiss watch industry has to be concerned about what a computer on the wrist means for its business. Even if it doesn't spell the end for the luxury watch, Ive's product makes it clear that we're living in a new era for the timepiece and there's no going back.<p>But …

Police In Georgia May Be Getting Flying Saucer Drones To Hunt Criminals

Definitely just here to help<p>In the near future, residents in Georgia’s Macon-Bibb county may expect to see flying saucers. These aren’t extraterrestrial machines heralding an alien invasion. Reassuringly, they are instead simply police drones, disk-shaped multicopters that the police and rescue …

Drones

What paying fast food workers a living wage would do to the price of a Big Mac

Would you pay 17 extra cents for a Big Mac if it meant the person who prepared it could earn a living wage? What about an extra 30 cents each time you ate out at any fast-food restaurant?<p>These are the small prices we would have to pay on average to ensure that fast-food workers around the country …

Fast Food

Gilbert Arenas Reveals Why LeBron James Will Never Be Michael Jordan or Kobe Bryant in Lengthy Instagram Post

Did anyone ask <b>Gilbert Arenas</b> for his opinion on <b>LeBron James</b>? Anyone at all?<p>We didn't think so. But last night, Agent Zero took to Instagram to offer …

Amazon proposes drones-only airspace to facilitate high-speed delivery

Amazon is proposing that a pristine slice of airspace above the world’s cities and suburbs should be set aside for the deployment of high-speed aerial drones capable of flying robotically with virtually no human interference.<p>The retail giant has taken the next step in its ambition to deliver …

FAA

Photos: Artists turned an entire Mexican neighborhood into a colorful mural

A neighborhood in the Mexican city of Pachuca has become the a giant colorful canvas for a collective of urban artists.<p>More than 200 houses in the hilly neighborhood of Palmitas, one of the most depressed areas of the capital city of Hidalgo, located in the center of the country, have abandoned …

Mexico

NBA Rumors: Examining Speculation on Bradley Beal, Kevin Durant and More

After working overtime earlier in the summer, the NBA rumor mill has slowed down a bit. Most teams have completed whatever deals they had on the table and are shifting their focus toward the preseason.<p>However, a few stories have trickled through the grapevine, and the discussion about next year's …

Basketball

Diet Vs. Exercise: Why What You Eat Really Matters More than Working Out—And When It Doesn’t

Anne Stephneson / EyeEm/Getty<p>The great debate over diet vs. exercise and which is more effective has been waged for decades. So, we thought it was …

How to lose weight by eating chocolate

When you want to lose weight, the word, "chocolate" is blasphemy. So how could you possibly consume between 100g to 200g of it a day as part of a …

Nutrition

Phil Jackson on Greg Monroe spurning the Knicks: 'Greg went to the right spot'

However Phil Jackson goes out as president of the New York Knicks, whether he presides over yet another half-decade of misery in New York or brings …

The Zen Master's Zen Master: How Phil Jackson's Mindfulness Guru Is Helping The New York Knicks

George Mumford, who has worked with both Michael Jordan and Kobe Bryant, is trying to strengthen the minds of the New York Knicks so that they can be stress-free and successful.<p>The first time Kobe Bryant met George Mumford in 1999, he was immediately suspicious. Mumford was a sports psychologist …

USA Builds Giant Piloted Robot, Challenges Japan to a Robot Duel

"We have a duty to the science fiction lovers of this world."<p>The U.S.-based MegaBots have challenged Japan-based Suidobashi Heavy Industries from …

NVIDIA Shield Android TV review

A plethora of set-top boxes has been introduced to the market, offering so many options we don’t even know how to handle them. Of course, here at Android Authority we have a very special spot in our hearts for Android TV devices, and today we are taking a look at what could be the best one.<p>We know …