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Google Creative Lab releases three new quirky apps to the Play Store

Google Creative Lab, the development team behind the Photowall for Chromecast application, has just released three new experimental apps to the Google Play Store for free. None of these apps are extremely functional, though they still provide a fun look at what’s possible with some of Google’s …

Apps

If Jeb Bush wants to win, he should play chess

<b>(CNN) —</b> In 2007, Mike Henry, Hillary Clinton's deputy campaign manager and one of the smarter operatives in the party, wrote a memo urging the campaign to pull out of the Iowa caucuses and focus its limited resources on the contests that came later.<p>Henry's suggestion, which leaked to The New York …

Japan's new 'girl band', average age 84

Pensioners become pop idols with their band KBG84 playing to sell out crowds and now with a record deal<p>They joke about knocking on heaven’s door, but a Japanese ‘girl band’ with an average age of 84 have struck a blow for grannies everywhere by becoming pop idols.<p>Hailing from the remote, …

Japan

The big reason why robots are starting to act more like humans

As robotic systems evolve they are beginning to be built modeled after human biology. Specifically, bots will be built to imitate how humans use force. And that means they will become much safer for people to be around.<p>Traditionally, most robots are programmed to use a position control system, …

Serena Williams's Most Memorable Wins of All Time (Including the 2015 Wimbledon!)

This Saturday at Wimbledon, Serena Williams will go after her second "Serena Slam"—that is, a repeat of 2002 when she took home all four titles at …

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Chile lawmakers approve marijuana decriminalisation bill

<b>A bill which will allow Chileans to grow small amounts of marijuana for medical, recreational or spiritual use has been approved by the country's lower house of Congress.</b><p>The measure will allow each Chilean home to grow up to six plants.<p>Up to now, planting, selling and transporting marijuana has …

Cannabis

How City Living May Be Harming Your Mental Health, And What You Can Do About It

City life can take a serious toll on your mental health. Research has shown that urban dwellers are more likely to suffer from chronic stress and mental illness, particularly depression.<p>But according to new research, the antidote to those city blues could be as simple as a walk in the park.<p>A …

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Liberated by grace

For those who see religion as primarily an opiate, African American Christianity offers a riposte. For those who see Christianity itself as a faith that encourages quiescence and conservatism, the tradition of the black church is a sign of contradiction.<p>Over the last few weeks, white Americans who …

Wimbledon 2015: Serena Williams beats Venus to reach last eight

Serena Williams beat her elder sister Venus in a Grand Slam match for the first time in six years to reach the Wimbledon quarter-finals.

Energy leads Wall St. lower with eyes on Greece, China

(Reuters) - U.S. stocks fell in a volatile Monday session as Greeks resoundingly backed their government in rejecting the austerity terms of a bailout and China implemented emergency measures to stop a selloff in Shanghai’s market.<p>Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras promised German Chancellor …

Stock Markets

Major Differences Remain In Iran Nuclear Talks One Day Before Deadline

By Parisa Hafezi and Louis Charbonneau<p>VIENNA, July 6 (Reuters) - A dispute over U.N. sanctions on Iran's ballistic missile program and a broader arms embargo were among issues holding up a nuclear deal between Tehran and six world powers on Monday, the day before their latest self-imposed …

USWNT demolishes Japan 5-2 to win the World Cup: Three takeaways

The US deserved it, and Japan had no chance. Sweet revenge.<p>The USWNT, after 16 years, are at the summit of women's soccer. With a jaw-dropping …

adidas Originals EQT Racing '93 OG

The original colorway of the EQT Racing ‘93 makes its return from adidas.<p>The EQT Racing ‘93 is the latest shoe from adidas’ Equipment range to be …

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Manny Pacquiao thanks Floyd Mayweather Jr. at weigh-in

Manny Pacquiao sat in his hotel suite Friday, popped a couple of the chocolate peanut butter snacks he's endorsing in his mouth and was driven across the Las Vegas Strip.<p>There, at the MGM Grand Garden Arena, he weighed in at 145 pounds for his showdown against unbeaten Floyd Mayweather Jr. on …

Boxing

Mayweather-Pacquiao dispute resolved: 500 tickets will go to public

Promoters Leonard Ellerbe and Bob Arum said Wednesday that a verbal agreement has been reached to resolve a disagreement over ticket allocation for the May 2 Floyd Mayweather Jr.-Manny Pacquiao fight at MGM Grand in Las Vegas.<p>Arum, Pacquiao's promoter, told The Times on Wednesday afternoon that …

Boxing

Oscar De La Hoya: My pick to win the Mayweather-Pacquiao fight

Oscar De La Hoya says the will to win is what separated Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao from other foes<p><i>Oscar De La Hoya is one of five men who have fought both Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao. The "Golden Boy" from East Los Angeles lost to both, and each battle was historic.</i><p><b>Read the</b> …

Boxing

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