Ian Healy

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Here's what to do when an airline loses your luggage

Thankfully, the US Department of Transportation has started laying down the law on what should happen when you arrive somewhere and your baggage doesn't.<p>Unfortunately, this still varies wildly depending on each airline and each specific situation.<p>To help you navigate these tricky waters, we've …

Aviation

Women's World Cup: Lloyd's hat-trick leads U.S. to third title

<b>(CNN) —</b> Carli Lloyd was on a mission.<p>It was her goal to help her team bring the World Cup trophy to the United States for the first time in 16 years.<p>Japan stood in her way, but it never stood a chance as the Americans' No. 10 stung quickly and often to guide the United States to a record third …

British Columbia

Amazon picks the 100 best books of 2014

Celeste Ng may want to prepare for a deluge of attention from the literary set. Her debut novel, "Everything I Never Told You," just topped Amazon's list of the 100 best books of the year.<p>"We loved it," said Amazon editorial director Sara Nelson. "This book is a gem. It's beautifully written, it's …

What on earth happens in the last hour of 'Interstellar'?

It goes without saying that this entire post is <b>a massive spoiler of the end</b> of Christopher Nolan’s <i>Interstellar,</i> so if you haven’t seen the film, you should abort this post right here and go read some of our other excellent <i>For The Win</i> content. Here’s a nice post about a boxer who lives in his …

BRCA Gene Can Be A Cancer Triple Whammy, Study Finds

In research published in <i>Nature Genetics</i>, scientists report that a version of the BRCA2 gene, which, when mutated, can increase the risk of developing …

Woman gives birth after womb transplant, in medical first

A woman in Sweden has given birth after receiving a womb transplant, the doctor who performed the pioneering procedure said on Friday.<p>The 36-year-old mother received a uterus from a close family friend last year. Her baby boy was born prematurely but healthy last month, and mother and child are now …

Building Better Knees For The NBA

New techniques mean better outcomes for athletes.<p>The stress of repetitive jumping makes NBA players particularly prone to painful, even career-ending cartilage lesions. For decades, microfracture surgery—pricking holes in the knee bone to stimulate tissue regrowth—was the gold-standard repair. But …

Nextgen

Angel Di Maria eyeing return to Argentina

Quote of the Day<p><i>When I say I will return, I show people a video of Central and say ‘how can I not go back?’ I will always remember them, they will forever be present in my mind. They are the first team for me, and then they are followed by all the rest of my clubs.</i><i>I have talked to Pocho (Ezequiel</i> …

Soccer