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Football's lighter side is giving way to a rise in competitive seriousness

The last ever episode of Fletch and Sav was broadcast on BT Sport last Saturday morning, just a few hours before Leicester City lifted the Premier League trophy. And so perhaps future generations will come to regard May 7, 2016 as a sort of Zero Hour for English football: a seminal moment for the …

Soccer

Trend Alert: 10 DIY Faucets Made from Plumbing Parts

Cyberpunk meets the sink: DIY faucets fashioned from plumbing parts have been cropping up all over. We’ve been taking note—and considering asking our …

Kitchens

Dead could be brought 'back to life' in groundbreaking project

A groundbreaking trial to see if it is possible to regenerate the brains of dead people, has won approval from health watchdogs.<p>Indian specialist Dr Himanshu Bansal, working with Biotech companies Revita Life Sciences and Bioquark Inc, has been granted ethical permission to recruit 20 patients who …

Stem Cells

Brazilian lawmakers vote in favour of President impeachment

Note: an updated version of this story is available here<p><b>Brazilian President loses crucial impeachment vote</b>• <b><br>Opposition easily surpass two-thirds majority</b>• <b><br>Rousseff’s ruling Workers Party vows to continue fight</b><p>Brazilian lawmakers have voted to back the impeachment of President Dilma Rousseff. The …

A Stanford dean on adult skills every 18-year-old should have

<i>This question originally appeared on Quora: What are the skills every 18 year old needs?</i> <i>Answer by Julie Lythcott-Haims, Author of NYT bestseller How to Raise an Adult; former Stanford dean; podcast host.</i><p>1. An 18-year-old must be able to talk to strangers<p>Faculty, deans, advisers, landlords, store …

Workload

16 incredible facts about Apple's new 'spaceship' campus

When Steve Jobs presented his proposal for a new Apple campus to the Cupertino City Council in 2011, he had one aim: to create the best office building in the world.<p>A little over four years later, Apple is well on its way to completing its new campus in Cupertino, California, and from the looks of …

City Politics

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One hotel CEO's assessment of Airbnb should keep everyone in the industry up at night

It's one thing to have a new competitor enter the field. It's a whole other thing for an innovator to come in and disrupt the entire industry.<p>Uber is disrupting the taxi industry's old model of business. Netflix is disrupting cable companies. The cronut is disrupting baked breakfast goods.<p>Overused …

I Was the Other Woman. Now I'm the Wife.

I wasn't looking to break up a marriage, but that's exactly what happened.<p>It's not my belief that you set out be the other woman. No one, I think, chooses to be thought of as slut, homewrecker, or "other," but then there is a moment that each one of us can recognize as defining. I certainly never …

The Money Spent Selling Sugar to Americans Is Staggering

Why do we eat what we eat? Three experts attempt to answer.<p>There are new Pop Tarts, and they are Limited Edition. I know this because it says “Limited Edition” in bold red lettering inside a yellow banner that circumscribes the box. For an unspecified but finite amount of time only, Pop Tarts are …

Public Health

Dad convicted of hurling child off cliff gets life term

LOS ANGELES (AP) — She would be a young woman now, but instead Lauren Sarene Key is forever the 4-year-old child who never returned from a visit to …

Reports: Baltimore to pay family of Freddie Gray $6.4M

The city of Baltimore announced an agreement Tuesday to pay $6.4 million to settle a lawsuit filed by the family of Freddie Gray, the 25-year-old man black man who died in April after suffering a critical injury while in police custody.<p>Gene Ryan, president of the Baltimore City Fraternal Order of …

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3.10.0<p>Jul 17, 2018<p>Hello Heart of Vegas Friends! In this release we are introducing Tournaments to bring out your winning spirit! We have also added …

Vacation Habits Lead to Sustainable Happiness Year-Round

When you are on vacation, you're transported out of your normal habits and patterns. You feel free and alive and renewed. Everything is new.<p>And the focus is on fun, pleasure, discovery, and exploration -- no guilt required.<p>There's nothing you <i>have</i> to be doing during this time. And it's fantastic!<p><b>But</b> …

Happiness

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Michelle Obama lifts the 40-year ban on White House tour photos

Small cameras, phones, and social media are now allowed<p>The secret service can no longer stop you from taking a selfie, because the White House has lifted the 40-year-old photo and camera ban on its tours.<p>The decision was announced in a memo this morning, and Michelle Obama posted a video to her …

Welcome To The Age Of The Micro-Singularity

By Amber Case5 minute Read<p>Last month, over a billion people around the world suddenly knew the name and appearance of the very same woman, and …

Is life's happiness curve really U-shaped?

“I hope I die before I get old,” wrote Pete Townsend of the Who in 1965, neatly encapsulating our culture’s veneration of youth – and disdain for those benighted souls who no longer possess it.<p>The 20-year-old Townsend was, of course, to be disappointed: last month he turned 70. But over the decades …

Russia's Proton-M Rocket Carrying Mexican Satellite Crashes in Siberia

A Proton-M carrier rocket carrying a Mexican satellite malfunctioned and crashed in Siberia soon after launch on Saturday, the latest in a series of mishaps for Russia's space industry.<p>The third stage of the rocket carrying the MexSat-1 communications satellite suffered a problem about 500 seconds …

Falcons expected to lose draft pick for artificial crowd noise, according to report

The Falcons will lose a pick in next year's draft for piping in crowd noise during the 2013 and 2014 seasons.<p>The Atlanta Falcons will forfeit a fifth-round pick in the 2016 NFL Draft and be fined for "piping in" crowd noise during the 2013 and 2014 seasons, the NFL announced on Monday.<p>NFL executive …

Dez Bryant Reportedly Will Receive Cowboys Franchise Tag

Dallas Cowboys Executive Vice President Stephen Jones confirmed that the team plans on applying the franchise tag to All-Pro wideout Dez Bryant, thus keeping him on the roster through 2015, per ESPN.com's Todd Archer.<p>Archer provided the full details of the move:<p>The Cowboys have to notify the league …

6 Show-Stopping Hearty Winter Vegan Dishes

With the cold winter weather seemingly never ending, cravings for comfort food can be hard to ignore--but don't let your diet go into hibernation. We talked to chef, instructor and author Phoebe Lapine, who teaches cooking classes at The Institute of Culinary Education and Haven's Kitchen, for her …

Vegan

12 Pieces of Buddhist Wisdom That Will Transform Your Life

Buddhaimonia.Get a FREE PDF Workbook of 12 Pieces of Buddhist Wisdom When I was little, my grandma had this little green Buddha statue. It wasn’t a …

Buddhism

The 'Social Media Phase Of The Internet' Is Over

Wilson, perhaps more than any other venture capitalist, spotted the emergence of social media early and profited from it. His firm, Union Square Ventures, invested early in Twitter, Tumblr, Zynga, Foursquare, and a few others.<p>In a post looking back at what happened in 2014, he says social media is …

Social Media