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Ohio State marching band does superhero tribute at halftime (Video)

Big Ten marching bands are a treasure to both college football and to this earth. Ohio State proved this to us again at the highest level.<p>We have …

This Alarm Clock/Rug Is So Annoying It Just Might Work

To be honest, it seems pretty genius.<p>The struggle is real for people who hate waking up in the morning. No matter how late you sleep in, it's never enough, and nothing — not the alarm clock that brews fresh coffee, or the alarm clock that wakes you up with your favorite scent, or even the alarm …

The Only 13 Teams That Can Win The 2016 College Football Playoff | The Spun

Twitter/Playoff<p>This Monday, the Alabama Crimson Tide and the Clemson Tigers will meet in the College Football Playoff title game – capping off what’s …

College Football

Draymond Green wins big in Michigan State bet with LeBron

What goes around, comes around. Former Michigan State basketball star Draymond Green donated $3.1 million to his alma mater's athletic department in …

5 delicious slow-cooker recipes under 500 calories (even sticky buns!)

With all of the convenience of meals made in a slow cooker or Crock-Pot, we often forget that sometimes the recipes we're making have too much fat and always seem to be loaded with cheese and starch, which pack in extra calories.<p>But if you're looking to lighten up your dinner routine, fear not: …

Cooking

I Tried The Purium Cleanse

Here's how it went…<p>I just completed a ten day cleanse and I feel a slightly thinner and a lot less crave-y. The Purium Cleanse was founded by and formulated by naturopath David Sandoval. It's a ten-day system—which includes shakes, three different kinds of supplements, and an apothe-cherry …

Life Advice From the 23-Year-Old Who Ate Chipotle for 153 Days

"If anything, my appreciation for Chipotle has only increased."<p>Andrew Hawryluk is a 23-year-old animator living in Los Angeles. On the first day of Lent this year, Hawryluk decided he would give up <i>not</i> eating Chipotle once a day, he explains on his blog Chipotlife.com. So began "Chipotlent": That …

6 All-Natural Cleaning Products You Can Make at Home

<i>Welcome to Spring Clean Your Life, your one-stop shop for gotta-try-those tips & bookmark-me inspiration to spruce up your kitchen and home this season—and well beyond.</i><p>________<p>Last year, I had to clear out all our kitchen cabinets to prep for a renovation. This taught me a few things:<p><i>There is no</i> …

The Healthiest Order At Every Major Fast-Food Chain

<i>By: Adam Lapetina Main Photo Credit: Laura Murray/Thrillist</i><p>You might've seen a headline like this before. The subsequent list was probably filled with dressing-less salads and veggie burgers wrapped in lettuce and it probably made you go, "Welp, guess I'm not eating healthy at those places anytime …

Michigan-Nike partnership matters in Big Ten hierarchy

The Maize and Blue Swoosh is a powerful symbol, perhaps the most lucrative logo in college athletics -- and it’s coming back to the Big Ten.<p>Nike and …

College Football

Does West Virginia want a travel buddy in the Big 12? Let's ask WVU's president

The West Virginia president, never one to shy away from a quote, discusses Big 12 expansion, concerns university administrators face, and more<p>Two of the biggest stories of the college football offseason, how cost of attendance awards for student athletes are determined and administered, and the …

For The First Time, Waves Are Adding Power To The U.S. Grid

Hawaii catches a wave<p>The waves of Hawaii are a big draw for tourists and surfers, but now they're also a source of electricity. For the first time in the United States, energy collected from waves is being turned into electricity that is heading onto the grid, and powering homes in Hawaii.<p>The …

Why You Should Spiral-Cut Your Hot Dog for Grilling

Daniel Holzman and Michael Chernow, co-owners of New York City's The Meatball Shop, are spicing up summer with our spiral-cut hot dogs (watch our …

The Real Shelf Life of Pantry Items (& When to Pay Attention to Expiration Dates)

<i>Inspired by conversations on the Food52 Hotline, we're sharing tips and tricks that make navigating all of our kitchens easier and more fun.</i><p><i>Today: Inspired by the new porcelain spice funnels in our Shop—and the fact that winter has expired—we're taking a look at what pantry items may have expired,</i> …

Ohio State's 2015 NFL Draft Class Is One of Urban Meyer's Best Recruiting Tools

COLUMBUS, Ohio — In today's day and age of information, we always seem to be looking ahead.<p>So it shouldn't come as a surprise that even before the 2015 NFL draft came to a close last weekend, attention was already turning toward the 2016 selection show. And even though it's still a full year away, …

Cardale Jones-Joakim Noah Feud the Latest Chapter in Ohio State-Cavs History

COLUMBUS, Ohio — By now you probably already know the story behind the Cardale Jones-Joakim Noah feud. But just in case you don't, let me catch you up.<p>As members of Ohio State's national championship team were honored during a timeout in last night's Eastern Conference Semifinals matchup between …

Heisman Handicapper: Ranking the Top 20 Candidates Post-Spring Games

We're only a few days removed from the Kentucky Derby, the most famous horse race in the world and one that has far more anticipation than you'd expect for something dubbed the "fastest two minutes in sports."<p>But that event has got nothing on the buildup that comes with the competition for college …

4-star lineman Michael Jordan commits to Ohio State

Despite being pegged to be a possible Michigan get by many, Ohio State continued their 2016 recruiting momentum in landing a big-time four-star …

The 27 Most Important Moments From The Oscars

A recap of Hollywood's biggest night, including an appearance by Glom Gazingo.

The End of an Era: How 11 Beloved TV Shows Said Goodbye

<i>Parks and Recreation</i> ends its seven-season run Tuesday night on NBC. This marks not only our last evening with our favorite residents of Pawnee, Indiana, but also the larger end of an era. Even though it’s now airing on Tuesdays, <i>Parks</i> is the very last of the “Must-See” NBC Thursday-night sitcoms, …

Baseball Spring Training in Pictures

Leonard Nimoy's final tweet is beautiful, and it broke my heart

My dad was — and is — a huge <i>Star Trek</i> nerd, and when I was a kid he'd excitedly show me episodes of the original series in syndication. It was a show that he watched in college, he'd say, explaining why Kirk was Kirk, Bones was Bones, and most importantly, why Leonard Nimoy's Spock was Spock. One …

The Eiffel Tower has new wind turbines, and they're beautiful

"A visual statement"<p>"This installation is definitely more symbolic," Gromadzki says. "But it is still significant because the merchant spaces on the first floor do consume energy, and being able to offset that consumption is something people can really assimilate and understand."<p>The curved, …

Renewable Energy

This Incredible Photo Of A Baby Weasel Riding A Woodpecker Is Straight Out Of A Children's Fantasy Book

Unfortunately, the weasel was attacking the bird. Fortunately, the bird escaped.<p>It's a photo of a weasel trying to kill a woodpecker.<p>Le-May, a hobby photographer, was taking a walk with his wife through the Hornchurch Country Park in East London in the hopes of her seeing a green woodpecker for the …

Light Photographed As A Wave And A Particle For The First Time

Seeing is believing<p>Scientists have long known that light can behave as both a particle and a wave—Einstein first predicted it in 1909. But no experiment has been able to show light in both states simultaneously. Now, researchers at the École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne in Switzerland have …

39 Commonly Misused Words and How to Use Them Correctly

Where the mechanics of writing are concerned, I’m far from perfect. One example: I always struggle with <i>who</i> and <i>whom.</i> (Sometimes I’ll even rewrite a …

Language

How WWI made wristwatches happen

In any case, the ladies’ wristwatch, often called a “bracelet watch”, a “montre bracelet”, or a “wristlet”, existed for at least a century, if not …

Watches

‘Calvin and Hobbes’: America’s Most Profound Comic Strip

The hilarity of ‘Calvin and Hobbes’ was rooted in a 6-year-old boy’s inability to control himself—or the world<p>In 1985, American newspaper readers met an appalling little boy. He taunted his mother (“Prepare for annihilation, pitiful Earth female”), tormented a classmate by telling her he had …

Calvin and Hobbes

Recruiting Matters: Why the rankings get it right

The calendar has turned to February and another NFL season is at an end, which for football fans can mean only one thing: It's time again to …