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Take that, racists! NBA crowd cheers return of young mariachi singer

The racists couldn't keep him down. The crowd at Thursday night's NBA Finals game between the San Antonio Spurs and Miami Heat gave 11-year-old Sebastien De La Cruz a roaring standing ovation as he returned to sing the national anthem again.<p>De La Cruz sang the anthem Tuesday night as well. After …

Billy Ray Cyrus' Wife Files for Divorce

<b>Billy Ray Cyrus</b> is getting divorced ... TMZ has learned.<p>Billy Ray's wife<b>, Tish Cyrus</b>, is citing "irreconcilable differences" in her filing. Her …

Gay Teen Comes Out to Parents in Graduation Speech, Shouts Out Beyonce

Before he took the stage to give his salutatorian speech at the Bell County Expo in Belton, Texas, on Thursday, Mitch Anderson had never told anyone …

2 'Voice' coaches get knocked out in semifinals round

The season of country continued on “The Voice” this week, with only Usher and <b>Michelle Chamuel</b> now standing between Blake Shelton and his third straight victory.<p>Blake’s two remaining acts, <b>Danielle Bradbery</b> and <b>The Swon Brothers</b>, joined Michelle on Tuesday as the top three acts who will sing in next …

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Man Sues Doctor After Surgery Leaves Him With 8-Month Erection

A truck driver from Delaware is suing the doctor that gave him a penile implant four years ago because the surgery allegedly left the driver with an …

Prosthetics

Wedding Etiquette Rules

Weddings in today's society are rapidly changing. There really are no hard-and-fast rules for engaged couples nowadays, and in most regards, this …

Weddings

Why Baby Boomers Aren't Planning to Spend Retirement on Their Couch

<i>Photo Courtesy of (c) Anabel Pose</i><p>If you were born after Second World War, in a quiet suburban neighborhood where the stress of city life couldn't find its way among the positivity about the future that reigned in yours and your neighbors' families, then you definitely belong to that group of people …

Are Airlines Driving Coach Passengers Into Premium Seats by Making Them Miserable?

Time was when flying was glamorous, even in coach class.<p>You could arrive at the airport half an hour before your flight, check your bags and board at a leisurely pace. Coach seats were wide and comfortable, and chances were that the seat next to you would be free to put your newspaper.<p>But those …

Myanmar skip credit cards, goes directly from cash to mobile payments

Visa Inc. and MasterCard Inc. said payments using mobile phones will help Myanmar reduce the use of cash when wireless networks are rolled out across …

Emerging economies care more about luxe hotel brands

America is the home of the luxury hotel.<p>Seventy-five percent of luxury hotel chains and brands are based in the United States and U.S. consumers …

The World's 'Must-Ride' Coasters, According To The Travel Channel (PHOTOS)

It's summer, which means it's time for roller coasters (at least to some people). Leave it to The Travel Channel to have a show dedicated to the art and insanity of such things. The new season of "Insane Coaster Wars: World Domination" kicks off Sunday, June 9 and as such, their Roller Coaster …

It's Festival Season! 12 Over-the-Top, Can't-Be-Missed Festivals

<b>Bean Fest and Outhouse Races</b><p>The aroma of beans and outhouses fill the mountain air -- it's time for the Bean Fest and Great Championship Outhouse Races.<p><b>When:</b> Halloween-ish<p>Where: Mountain View, Arkansas<p>Highlights: Bean cook-off (attendees eat for free!), costumed booths, outhouse races, the best …

Airbus is trying to build up the A350 to take on Boeing's 787

Airbus SAS is looking to build momentum for the new A350, with its sales chief criss-crossing the globe to chase orders while test pilots and …

How Safe Are You on That Long-Distance Flight?

A couple of months ago I was somewhere over the Atlantic, heading back to the US on the 15 ½ hour non-stop flight from Johannesburg to Atlanta. At 3.30am, I had given up trying to doze off, upright, in seat 30A. Through the semi-dark I was aware that the fellow traveler in row 28A was struggling to …

These Eight Maps Prove That Everyone in the U.S. Speaks Funny But You

Quick, what do you call a sweetened carbonated beverage? Really? You call it... <i>that</i>? Wow. Well, you're <i>wrong</i>. Unless you said soda.<p>Business Insider …

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28 Incredibly Beautiful Places You Won't Believe Actually Exist

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What time do the world's top CEOs wake up? G2 asked seven top business people to run us through their working day – including the bosses of AOL and Ericsson. Introducing the interviews, Tim Dowling discovers that a very early start is the key to success. What else would you say helps high achievers organise their lives and how much sleep would you say is ideal? http://gu.com/p/3emhe?CMP=NECNETTXT766

Hungry Planet: What the World Eats - in pictures

http://www.theguardian.com/lifeandstyle/gallery/2013/may/06/hungry-planet-what-world-eats<p>720<p>Californian photographer Peter Menzel visited 24 …

How did our relationship with food all go so wrong?

When she came out the other side of a 10-year battle with anorexia Emma Woolf looked around and found, to her horror, that a dysfunctional relationship with food had become the new female norm. In a new book she investigates the insidious binge-purge cycle of the modern diet<p>Rule 1: be thin. Rule 2: …

Tutorial: Easy Tiny Envelopes

80 Comments<p>Guest tutorial by Ruth Bleakley<p>I discovered this envelope making method completely by accident when pulling soggy rain-soaked mail out of …

DIY Life Hacks That Make Your Life Easier

Any type of trick, shortcut or method used to increase efficiency and productivity in everyday life in a clever way is referred to as a life hack. …