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NCAA Tournament 2016: B/R Expert Predictions, Updated Results for 1st Round

Link to Media<p>Were you not entertained?!<p>One of the wildest first rounds of NCAA tournament play ever is now in the books, but not before 13 teams seeded ninth or worse pulled off upsets on Thursday or Friday. Seven lower-seeded teams won on Thursday and six more came out on top on Friday, including …

College Sports

DeflateGate is back: NFL, NFLPA head to court again over Tom Brady’s suspension

DeflateGate is back, by something other than popular demand.<p>Just when the football-watching world thought it was safe from talk of under-inflated footballs and legal maneuvering over Tom Brady’s four-game suspension, the NFL and NFL Players Association are scheduled to be back in federal court …

NFL

9 Casseroles to Keep in Your Dinner Rotation

There are definitely recipes I reach for more often during the week because they pack flavor and take little to no time to prepare. Below are those recipes! Add them to your arsenal of weeknight meals and I'm certain you won't be disappointed. xo, Rach<p><b>BBQ Chicken Pizza Pasta Bake</b><p><b>Shepherds Pot</b> …

Sharp Just Agreed to a Takeover—But Buyer Foxconn Backed Off

Taiwan’s Foxconn has put its takeover of Japanese electronics maker Sharp on hold after becoming aware of previously undisclosed liabilities, two …

Eye Scans and Face Scans Greet Tourists Leaving the U.S.

The federal government is using eye scans and facial recognition technology for the first time to verify the identities of foreigners leaving the …

Here's What Billionaire Richard Branson Thinks About Britain Leaving the E.U.

A British exit from the European Union would be very damaging for its economy and could trigger the breakup of the bloc, billionaire Richard Branson …

Mystery 'hobbits' not humans like us, study finds

Homo floresiensis 'were not Homo sapiens' according to researchers<p>Diminutive humans that died out on an Indonesian island some 15,000 years ago were not Homo sapiens but a different species, according to a study published Monday that dives into a fierce anthropological debate.<p>Fossils of Homo …

Anthropology

Google to test self-driving cars in Kirkland, Washington this month

Just like America's current generation of hipsters, Google's self-driving project is moving to the Pacific Northwest.<p>Google announced Wednesday that …

The 11 Most Sought-After Super Bowl Recipes, According To Google

This Sunday, these are the recipes you need.<p>There are a lot of great recipes geared just for the Super Bowl. From poppers to wings to sliders, the options are limitless. You could get decadent with mac and cheese jalapeño poppers or you could get spicy with Chili Garlic Sticky Wings. But this might …

Cooking

Here's how DARPA trained researchers to kill bots

Bots are a particularly pernicious presence on Twitter. While they can be used for good, (R.I.P., original @horse_ebooks), bots often power spam, scams and, most interestingly, very volatile clusters of political and cultural discussion on Twitter. Last year, DARPA confronted the problem and, …

Bots

11 kitchen staples that will effortlessly improve your dinner game

"Chicken again?" Everyone remembers that aching feeling as a kid when dinner felt like the same meal over and over again. Home cooks fall into ruts — …

Cornbread

Time to freak out: 4 reasons the global economy is screwed

A FRESH BLAST OF COLD AIR swept across global financial and commodity markets on Wednesday, raising fears that the world economy could be heading …

5 Reasons To Eat More Mexican Food In 2016

Ok, so you don't really need another reason to stuff your face with amazing Mexican food but with the opening of Mesita in Rockville Centre, Long Island NY's latest Mexican restaurant arrival, it's time to revel in all things south of the border.<p><b>Here are 5 reasons to bask in your love of Mexican</b> …

For Good Luck, Make Hoppin' John on New Year's Day

This hearty bean dish could make you rich...but there's no doubt it will be delicious.<p>My family is superstitious. We hold our breath when driving …

Obama to Discuss Gun Control Plans With Attorney General

President Barack Obama will meet Attorney General Loretta Lynch on Monday to discuss plans for the introduction of gun controls, he announced in his …

Look out ghosts! New 'Ghostbusters' character posters debut

Get ready to fight pesky spirits with these official "Ghostbusters" character posters of Melissa McCarthy, Kristen Wiig, Leslie Jones and Kate McKinnon.<p>The new "Ghostbusters" might not hit theaters in North America until July 2016, but that doesn't make these new character posters director Paul …

12 Christmas Light Displays That Will Make You Wish the Holidays Would Never End

One house in Brooklyn’s Dyker Heights blazed with glowing statues of Santa, reindeer, and snowmen, while Columbia University’s sleek display in Manhattan dazzled passers-by. Over in California, multicolored strings of light climbed up palm trees, and in Copenhagen, silver and gold bulbs lit up all …

Columbia University

The best thing about the SpaceX rocket landing was the human reaction

Last night, SpaceX sent a rocket out into space and then landed it back down on Earth, upright and proud, as if it was no big deal. But the people responsible for making that feat happen, SpaceX's scientists and engineers, knew how maddeningly difficult and complex that task was, so when the Falcon …

Climate change: Greenland Ice Sheet is shrinking at high rate

The Greenland Ice Sheet has lost about 9,013 gigatonnes of water ice from 1900 to 2010 – and it's dropping mass today at an increasing rate, an international team of scientists say. From 2003 to 2010, the ice sheet lost mass at a rate more than twice the rate during the entire 20th century, a new …

Global Warming

Uber Tries To Limit Drivers Even As Seattle Says Unionize

Uber got another shot of bad news yesterday as the city of Seattle voted to give all taxi and rideshare drivers the ability to unionize. It’s a groundbreaking or radical move, depending on your orientation, and you can bet that Uber, Lyft, and others — to say nothing of the taxi and limo industry — …

Transportation

Bowe Bergdahl faces court-martial and possible life imprisonment

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> U.S. Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl will face a military court on charges of desertion and endangering fellow soldiers, the U.S. Army announced Monday.<p>Gen. Robert Abrams, the commander of U.S. Army Forces Command, ordered the court-martial on Monday, breaking with the U.S. military …

Bowe Bergdahl

Could our sun superflare?

New research suggests it’s possible for the sun to release flares 1,000 times greater than previously recorded. But it’s not likely, says …

A wall of skulls shows why story of humankind has to be rewritten

A stark demonstration of the dramatic changes that have swept through the science of human evolution will be revealed this week at London’s Natural History Museum. A wall of skulls has been built at the entrance of its new human evolution gallery, graphically showing how our understanding of our …

Natural History Museums

The Problem Is Gross School Lunch. These High Schoolers Are Fixing It.

Students at a Chicago high school blame the district's contractor for serving meals they say are worse than prison food. And they're getting results.<p>A group of students at a Chicago public high school on the city’s northwest side is calling for higher quality, healthier food to be served at their …

Students

Your Expert Guide to Making Bar-Worthy Cocktails at Home

There’s a reason people seek out the coolest bars in their hometowns: Often times, the cocktails at a sleek speakeasy or the high-end neighborhood haunt are hard to recreate at home. And of course that’s the case. At home, your bar might not be stocked with dozens of diverse spirits, liqueurs, …

San Francisco

Chile beach becomes grave for 337 beached whales

One of the biggest whale strandings ever recorded discovered by observation flight over fjords in Chile's southern Patagonia region<p>The coast of southern Chile has become a grave for 337 sei whales that were found beached in what scientists say is one of the biggest whale strandings ever …

6 Ways to Upgrade Your Thanksgiving Leftovers Sandwich

Here are 6 no-fail tips for turning your Thanksgiving leftovers sandwich into the edible extravaganza it deserves to be.<p>For those of us who love …