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Bowl Predictions 2015: Playoff Projections Heading into Week 9

After nearly two months of games and teams making their cases to be included among the nation's elite, answers will be provided after Week 9 when the College Football Playoff selection committee releases its first ranking of the season on Nov. 3.<p>This has been an unusual season already, as there …

Astronomers Are Excited About the 'Halloween Asteroid'

An asteroid large enough to wreak continent-wide devastation will pass by the Earth. On Halloween.<p>Astronomers could not be happier about it.<p>Nicknamed "The Great Pumpkin" by NASA, the asteroid formally known as 2015 TB145 will provide scientists with needed knowledge of asteroids — valuable both for …

Asteroids

College Football Rankings 2015: Reviewing NCAA Polls Before Final Week 9 Games

Ohio State and Baylor are leading a crowded charge toward the College Football Playoff heading into Week 9. There are still numerous contenders with a legitimate shot of claiming one of those four coveted spots, however, which is going to make for an interesting stretch of the regular season.<p>The …

Nissan unleashes its autonomous car prototype in Japan

Nissan has begun testing its Leaf-based autonomous car prototype, not on private property, but on Japanese inner city roads and highways. To be exact, the automaker wants to put its "Piloted Drive" mode (part of its Intelligent Driving System) to the test, which can take control of the car in …

AccuWeather Top 25 forecast

Rain early in the day in several locations will likely not have an effect on today’s games.<p>For "College GameDay" in Philadelphia, it will be a cool …

Weather

Walmart gets the jump on Black Friday with November 1 holiday sale

Yesterday was Halloween, but now it's already time for Christmas.<p>Well, Christmas and holiday <i>shopping</i>, anyway.<p>In the past few years, we've seen that Black Friday deals are no longer exclusive to the day after Thanksgiving, and 2015 seems on track to continue that trend in a big way. Many retailers …

If Temple upsets Notre Dame, it'll be thanks to this confusing puzzle of a defense

The Owls have set themselves up for the biggest game in school history on Saturday night (8 p.m. ET, ABC).<p>With the rise of up-tempo offense, the nature of defense is now about lining up soundly and avoiding mistakes or having a glaring weakness, which spread teams can isolate and pick away like …

Should Apple Pay The US Government A Dividend?

Apple recently announced its 4th quarter earnings and they are breathtaking. The company, already by far the most valuable in the world, grew revenues 22% to $51 billion. Profits grew a whopping 30% to $11.1 billion. What’s more, even after massive stock buybacks, the firm still holds more than …

Innovation

BlackBerry Priv gets first unboxing courtesy of Carphone Warehouse

It’s hard to believe this day has finally arrived: once a far-flung pipe dream, then a realistic rumor, and now an undeniable unboxing, BlackBerry has finally made an Android phone. The Priv, originally referred to as the Venice, is set to ship on November 6th for customers in the USA. On the other …

Mobile Technology

Ohio State starting QB J.T. Barrett suspended 1 game for driving impaired

20-year-old Ohio State starting quarterback J.T. Barrett was cited early on the morning of Oct. 31 for operating a motor vehicle while impaired, according to the school. Ohio State has since announced that Barrett is suspended for one game, against Minnesota:<p>Barrett was cited by Columbus police …