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Gain A Deeper Appreciation For Bob Marley With These Lesser Known Hits

The eternal face of reggae, Bob Marley, would be 72 years old today and probably still jamming had he not succumbed to cancer in 1981. But while you may know him as a face emblazoned on a poster or a T-shirt, or for hit songs like “Three Little Birds,” “Redemption Song” and “No Woman, No Cry,” some …

The Lost, True Story Of The CIA’s Greatest Basketball Coach

How did a 1972 exhibition basketball game between Russia and Uganda become a crucible for Cold War tensions at the dawn of Idi Amin's brutal regime? Ask the former CIA agent who tried to hit the Soviets where it would hurt them the most: on the court.<p><b>From the stands,</b> Jay Mullen didn’t like what he …

Tom Brady's historic Super Bowl earns Patriots QB MVP honors

Patriots quarterback Tom Brady is your Super Bowl XLIX MVP. He finished the night 37 of 50 for 328 yards, with four touchdowns and two …

Why Make Your Heirs Wait?

TURNS OUT YOUR GRANDSON, the computer geek, wasn't wasting all that time on the couch with his laptop after all. Now he has created a killer mobile app and is working day and night to launch his own company. Or maybe your daughter has just finished her Ph.D. in microbiology and wants to become a …

Why Teens Are Impulsive, Addiction-Prone And Should Protect Their Brains

Teens can't control impulses and make rapid, smart decisions like adults can — but why?<p>Research into how the human brain develops helps explain. In a teenager, the frontal lobe of the brain, which controls decision-making, is built but not fully insulated — so signals move slowly.<p>"Teenagers are not …

Solo Travel: What to Know Before Traveling By Yourself

<i>by Lilit Marcus, Condé Nast Traveler</i><p>Photo by Dougal Waters/Getty Images<p><b>If you've booked a trip by yourself, keep these tips in mind before and during your journey--they'll help you have a safer, happier solo trip.</b><p>Solo travel used to be an anomaly, but now it's so common that some hotels even have …

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Live forever: Scientists say they’ll extend life ‘well beyond 120’

Photograph: Mike Blake/Reuters<p>American biologist and technologist Craig Venter whose company Human Longevity Inc plans to create a database of a million human genome sequences by …

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Top 10 Mistakes that Cause Blurry Photos

If your photos are not sharp, you are not alone! The most common question I get asked by beginning photographers is "how do you get your images so …

Chicago Team Could Be First All African-American Squad to Win Little League World Series

<b>Updated 11:15 a.m. ET</b><p>Mo’ne Davis is gone from this year’s Little League World Series. So now let’s talk a bit about a kid named Pierce Jones.<p>In any …

COUNTDOWN TO BRAZIL 2014

Graffiti in Sao Paulo, Brazil. The World Cup is set to open on June 12 with Brazil facing Croatia in Sao Paulo. AP Photo/Thanassis Stavrakis

Brazil's Troubles Take Stage at Start of World Cup

Rio's iconic Maracana Stadium is lit at dusk behind a favela on December 10, 2013 in Rio de Janeiro.<br>Mario Tama—Getty Images

5 essential tips for budget travel in Germany

Welcome to Germany! Once you’ve gotten all of the inappropriate questions about World War II, David Hasselhoff, and Rammstein out of your system, …

Infographic: The Two States Everyone’s Fleeing From

7.1 million Americans moved to a different state in 2012. So where did they all go?<p>It’s like a big game of musical chairs. In any given year, 7.1 million U.S. citizens move from state to state, as if they’re trading one life for another.<p>A new infographic by data journalist Chris Walker traces these …

Diana: New film brings the Princess of Wales’ style to the silver screen

Opening in Bay Area theaters Friday, the new film “Diana” tells the story of the final two years in the life of the Princess of Wales. For royal watchers and fashion fans alike, it is a trip down memory lane as <b>Naomi Watts</b> (portraying the Princess with an uncanny resemblance, somewhere between Meryl …

Local girl/author behind 'Paparazzi Princesses'

It’s fun to be young and famous as the teenage daughters of rappers Lil Wayne and Birdman found out. Reginae Carter is the 14-year-old daughter of …

Big bang theory: how dinosaurs had sex

<b>DINOSAURS WERE THE LARGEST</b> animals to ever walk Earth, and they ruled the planet for more than 160 million years. The long-necked <i>Argentinosaurus</i>, …

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