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Satoshi Nakamoto Brings in the Lawyers to Deny He Invented Bitcoin

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Dorian Satoshi Nakamoto, the man <i>Newsweek</i> identified as the creator of Bitcoin, has issued a very …

The Ugliest Cars at SEMA 2013

Take a walk past the hundreds of customized cars, trucks and SUVs at the Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) show in Las Vegas and you'll see some incredible innovation, artistry, and craftsmanship. And then there are the custom rides that wear<p>Take a walk past the hundreds of customized …

USC Trojans

What’s a “Shark Tank” Appearance Worth? A Top Spot in the App Store.

Image courtesy of Scan<p>Garrett Gee’s startup Scan didn’t necessarily need the $1 million he was pitching investors for on Friday night’s episode of …

11 Hidden Messages in Company Logos

When Wendy's redesigned its logo in 2013, the company insisted the word "MOM" in the collar was unintentional. But plenty of other logos contain …

Literature

7 GIFs That Will Make You Reconsider Your Decision To Fight UFC Champion Jon "Bones" Jones

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Rice kicker's unbelievable onside kick fools Houston

With Rice trailing Houston 31-26 in the dying moments of Saturday’s game at Reliant Stadium, Rice kicker Chris Boswell was called upon to execute an onside kick. He proceeded to blow everyone’s minds.<p>This perfect rabona kick fooled the Houston hands team, which was caught off-guard entirely. Rice …

Associated Press News

The Last Tweets From An American Jihadist In Somalia

Omar Hammami grew up in the small of town of Daphne, Ala., but ended up in southern Somalia on the FBI's Most Wanted Terrorist list. Last week, Hammami was reportedly killed by members of al-Shabab, the al-Qaida-linked militant group, after a falling out with its leadership.<p>He was known for rapping …

Ohio man who confessed to DUI fatality in YouTube video pleads guilty

The Ohio man who confessed in a notorious online video to causing a deadly wrong-way crash after a night of binge drinking has formally pleaded guilty.<p>Wearing handcuffs and a somber expression, Matthew Cordle, 22, pleaded guilty in a Columbus courtroom Wednesday to one count of aggravated vehicular …

Dhaka factory collapse: No compensation without DNA identification

<b>Earlier this year a Bangladesh clothes factory collapsed, killing more than 1,000 people. Five months later, many of the dead have yet to be identified - prolonging the anguish for relatives, and denying them the right to compensation.</b><p>A summer has passed since the Rana Plaza complex crashed to the …

You May Not Want To Look: Blobfish Named 'Ugliest Animal'

At first glance, we thought it was a <i>Star Wars</i> character.<p>But, no, the blobfish is a real creature that bobs around in the waters off Australia.<p>And now it's the "winner" of the Ugly Animal Preservation Society's online vote to choose a mascot.<p>Or as the society and the British Science Association say, …

How to back up your Android phone

Android doesn't offer a native backup service, so it's easy to ignore the need to do so. But don't wait until it's too late to start thinking about backing up your phone. Many of us rely on our phone cameras to snap day-to-day photos of our lives and save text messages to have some of the most …

Apps

Reasons to Believe LA Lakers Will Surpass Expectations Next Season

Ever since the Los Angeles Lakers’ season came crashing to an end, the consensus has been that 2013-14 will be just as disastrous. Kobe Bryant is hurt, Dwight Howard is gone and Mike D’Antoni’s system has yet to live up to the hype.<p>But while people love to hate the Lake Show, lowered expectations …

Mike Tyson and Evander Holyfield Share a Laugh About That Whole Ear Thing

Time heals all wounds, even half-masticated earlobes.<p>Kevin Iole of Yahoo! Sports happened upon a sight that still takes some getting used to: former boxers Evander Holyfield and Mike Tyson carrying on as if they were old, chummy friends.<p>As noted, the snippet comes from <i>Being: Mike Tyson</i>, the much …

The first day of the Bo Xilai trial offers up a slew of surprises

The first of the two-day trial of disgraced Chinese Communist party official Bo Xilai was closely followed on—where else?—China’s microblogging platform Sina Weibo, which also happened to be the main source of information about the trial, thanks to an official courtroom feed. While most elements of …

Unlocking your cellphone is still illegal, and the FCC still doesn't like it

Making cellphone unlocking legal may not be the hot-button issue it was earlier this year, after over 100,000 people signed a White House petition and prompted a response from President Obama. But the FCC wants phone companies, Congress, and phone users alike to remember that the issue is still far …

17 Examples Of Kobe Bryant's Insane Work Ethic

And there's one reason why — his insane work ethic.<p>Even after going down with a devastating Achilles injury at the end of the 2012-2013 season, Kobe kept working, and now he says he's way ahead of schedule on his recovery. In fact, he says he "shattered" the timetable for recovery from his surgery, …

Spinning the Ball Will Get You a Penalty Because the NFL Is No Fun

Continuing its constant pursuit to strip every fun aspect of football from the sport, the NFL has warned teams it will now penalize players who dare to spin the ball in celebration.<p>Finally, the scourge threatening to destroy the proud league has been vanquished.<p>Pro Football Talk's Michael David …

Desmond Howard 'seriously contemplating' joining suit against NCAA

The former Heisman winner could be getting involved in the litigation over the use of player names and likenesses.<p>Former Michigan Wolverine and Heisman Trophy winner Desmond Howard is "seriously contemplating" joining the O'Bannon suit against the NCAA, according to Dan Wetzel of Yahoo! Sports. If …

2013 FIBA Asia results: Jarvis Hayes and Marcus Douthit impressive on Tuesday

There weren't a lot of close, compelling results in the seven games played Tuesday at the FIBA Asia Championship tournament. Jarvis Hayes and Marcus Douthit made things exciting in the game between Qatar and the Philippines, however, as the pair of former NBA Draft picks both posted solid …

The Mystery of Boogie

A close look at DeMarcus Cousins, one of the NBA's most frustrating talents<p>It is axiomatic among coaches, scouts, and front-office types that …

Tony Mitchell Shows off Ridiculous Dunking Skills During Rookie Photo Shoot

Detroit Pistons rookie Tony Mitchell turned a photo shoot into his own personal dunk contest on Tuesday, ripping off a couple of nasty slams that immediately went viral.<p>The second-rounder from North Texas offered up a remarkably clean two-ball dunk that would have garnered high scores in any …

Basketball

Manny Pacquiao's Desperate Predicament Will Produce Extreme Results

Manny "Pac-Man" Pacquiao must have a stellar showing against Brandon "Bam Bam" Rios on Nov. 23 in Macao, China if he hopes to regain the respect he's lost from consecutive defeats. The talk of Pac-Man's demise can be heard from every corner of the boxing world.<p>Rios recently told Edward Chaykovsky …

Boxing

The Lakers' absurd amount of national TV games

The NBA has released the complete 2013-14 regular-season schedule, and with it, a complete list of games that will air on national television. Between ESPN, ABC, TNT and NBA TV, 239 regular-season games will air nationally between October 29 and April 16.<p>29 of those games will involve the Los …