James Lyons

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Family Poses Slain Teen's Body with PlayStation and Doritos at His Funeral

Renard Matthews's family wanted to remember the 18-year-old just as he lived.<p>The family of a New Orleans teen tragically killed in a shooting last month wanted their loved one's funeral to honor him just the way he lived—so they had his body embalmed and posed it in a recliner with a PS4 controller …

Crime

Shocking Trump Move Unlocks New $30 Trillion Energy Boom

Trump Risks $3.45 Billion Tariff Bill From Jilted Trade Partners

President Donald Trump’s maximalist approach in recasting his nation’s trade relations may soon hit U.S. farmers and manufacturers, as America’s …

Dinosaur-Sized Gator Enjoys Casual Stroll On The Golf Course With His Friends The Deer

It’s big boy season on Fripp Island, South Carolina. Even the local deer populace respects it.<p>That’s one cool gator.

24 Interesting Facts You Should Know About Chick-fil-A

By 2020, the fast-food chain is expected to be larger than Wendy's, Burger King and Taco Bell.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Fast-food chain Chick-fil-A’s history dates back to the 1940s, when its founder S. Truett Cathy opened the Dwarf House. Two decades after …

Elon Musk deletes SpaceX and Tesla pages from Facebook as he feuds with Mark Zuckerberg

The Tesla and SpaceX Facebook pages have vanished, minutes after Elon Musk — the CEO of both companies — said that he had never seen the SpaceX Facebook profile and planned to delete it.<p>It started when Musk replied to a tweet earlier in the week from WhatsApp cofounder Brian Acton, when he tweeted …

The Rimac C Two's 0-60 Time Is Dumbfounding

The old Rimac Concept One went from zero to 60 mph in 2.5 seconds. That’s fast. That’s very fast. The new one, called the C Two and unveiled at the …

52 Places to Go in 2018

A starter kit for escaping into the world.

Why almost everyone wants to say thank you to the legendary Billy Graham

Almost everyone, it seems, wants to personally thank Billy Graham. Their gratitude flows in a wave of books, private and public.<p>The Chicken Soup for the Soul publishing franchise got on board in 2013 with <i>Billy Graham & Me</i>, a collection of presidents, entertainers, athletes and other celebrities …

Video Showing The Acceleration of Tesla's Electric Truck Is Breathtaking

We're so excited about this.<p>In Elon Musk's future, you'll never have to change lanes to avoid being stuck behind a truck at the lights again.<p>Here's …

How Can You Tell Someone Has True Leadership Skills? This Legendary Football Coach Nails It With 1 Brilliant Sentence

A profound quote decades old, it's even more applicable in today's social economy.<p>A few days ago, I was listening to a Higher Purpose podcast where the host, Kevin Monroe, asked his guest JeffHarmon, a leadership coach and author of <i>The Anatomy of a Principled Leader</i>, about the challenges of using …

Leadership

Top Computer Skills Employers Want to See on Your Resume

Computer Skills for Resumes, Cover Letters, and Interviews<p>Updated June 05, 2018<p>When you're job searching, employers are going to want to know about …

Employment

Paul Ryan was asked to defend his comments about the Nunes memo. It was a disaster.

During a news conference on Tuesday, House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) was asked to defend his own comments from last about how he doesn't think the …

White House Plan Giving Restaurant Owners More Control Over Tips Under Fire

It's last call for public comment on a Trump administration proposal that would give bar and restaurant owners more control over workers' tips.<p>The Labor Department has been asking for feedback, and already hundreds of thousands of people have weighed in.<p>Many say they say they're opposed to a rule …

Cost-benefit Analysis

From Petty to Timberlake: The past decade of Super Bowl halftime performances

Super Bowl 50: Beyoncé, Coldplay and Bruno Mars<p>Super Bowl XLIX: Katy Perry, Lenny Kravitz and Missy Elliot<p>Super Bowl XLVIII: Bruno Mars and The Red …

‘Sea Hunter,’ a drone ship with no crew, just joined the U.S. Navy fleet

A prototype autonomous ship known as the Medium Displacement Unmanned Surface Vehicle (MDUSV) has officially been transferred to the U.S. Navy from …

Military

Women Caught Admiring Basketball Player (Video)

Two women were caught admiring a basketball player in a hilarious moment that is now going viral (video below).According to the Daily Mail, two women …

A medieval prayer practice changed the Lord's Prayer for me -- and it might for you

For a long time, the Lord’s Prayer (also known as Our Father) seemed like an old, outdated pair of pants to me. It didn’t really fit anymore.<p>Pulling an old pair of pants out of my closet, I ask myself: Did I ever think these looked good? Looking at the Lord’s Prayer, I asked myself: Did I ever …

Millions of Americans Believe God Made Trump President

A surprisingly fascinating book explains why.<p>If Donald Trump gets a little bored on his flight home from the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, he can always page through a book handed to him by a delegate not long after he arrived: “God and Donald Trump.”<p>The volume, written by Stephen …

Donald Trump

Reba McEntire gives 'Finger Lickin' Good' performance as KFC's Colonel Sanders

Updated:Sunday, May 20 2018 10:59 PM EDT2018-05-21 02:59:26 GMT<p>What was supposed to be a normal drive home on Friday afternoon instantly took a turn …

Trending Stories

This Big Dog Snuggling With His Two Lil Dog Pals Is Absurdly Precious

It doesn't get snugglier than this.<p><i>This post was translated from Japanese.</i>

The Bitcoin community reacts to crash

Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies crashed hard, and many people aren’t taking it well.<p>Down from the near-$20,000 highs of early December, Bitcoin …

Not a Rifle, Not a Shotgun—So What Is It?

You have to hand it to the marketing folks over at Franklin Armory—they got everybody talking about their soon-to-be released new gun with a simple …

weapons

What’s unusual about the ‘bomb cyclone’ storm headed toward the East Coast

Brace for a frozen nightmare<p>If you live in the eastern US, from northern Florida all the way to New England, you’re in for some nasty weather: a massive winter storm called a “bomb cyclone” is hammering the coast, bringing snow, ice, flooding, and strong winds. That’s not a made-up click-bait term; …

Weather

With a Single Tweet, Elon Musk Taught a Major Lesson in Emotional Intelligence

In a few short sentences, Musk shows how to reach customers effectively: by touching their emotions.<p>Love him or hate him, you've got to give Tesla CEO Elon Musk credit for one thing: The man knows how to use social media.<p>Consider the following tweet, which he sent out on December 26:<p>Wanted again to …

Tesla

NFL, College Sports, NBA and Recruiting

Recruitment