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Former NFLer auctioning off rare Mickey Mantle baseball card

Former NFL player Evan Mathis earned $21.1 million during his career. Needless to say, one of the game’s best guards during his time in the league …

FBI agents trek to site where US civil war gold is said to be buried

A 155-year-old legend about federal gold buried in a forest during the American civil war appears to have caught the attention of the FBI.<p>Dozens of FBI agents, along with Pennsylvania state officials and members of a treasure-hunting group, trekked this week to a remote site where local lore has it …

War

7 Thoughts That Could Mean You Are Repressing Childhood Memories

As you're probably well aware, there are connections between the experiences you had growing up and the way you go about life as an adult. For …

Immune System

15 Stephen Hawking Quotes That Will Change Your Life

<b>Update: March 14, 2018 at 9:15 a.m.</b><p>Wednesday morning, news broke that Stephen Hawking passed away at his home in Cambridge. He was 76. A brilliant …

Stephen Hawking

11 Mistakes to Avoid When Grilling Steak, According to Chefs

Purists assert that a good-quality cut of steak is done ill justice at the hands of an overzealous grill. Contrast that to cheaper cuts like chuck …

Major League Baseball may have made a huge mistake

Yesterday I wrote about the rules changes announced for Minor League Baseball. Specifically, the alteration of the pitch clock and, more …

Wild Stories of Partying with Warhol and Bowie in the 70s

Painter Duncan Hannah relives New York's most debauched decade and shares exclusive behind-the-scenes photos with VICE.<p>When Duncan Hannah arrived in New York in 1971, he could have walked out of the pages of Oscar Wilde’s <i>The Picture of Dorian Gray.</i> With big eyes and high cheekbones, Hannah’s …

Why Ravens and Crows Are Earth’s Smartest Birds

Their brains may be tiny, but birds have been known to outsmart children and apes.<p>Until the 21st century, birds were largely dismissed as simpletons. How smart can you be with a brain the size of a nut?<p>And yet the more we study bird intelligence, the more those assumptions are breaking down. …

Washington State

If you want to stay successful, learn to think like Leonardo da Vinci

Some of history’s greatest contributions have come from polymaths.<p>Aristotle practically invented half a dozen fields of study across philosophy. Galileo was as much a physicist as he was an engineer when he helped kick-start the scientific revolution. Da Vinci might have been even more famous as an …

The 100 best comedy movies of all time, according to critics

From Charlie Chaplin's silent-film antics to quote-worthy parodies like "Airplane!," to the animated movies of the new millennium, comedy classics have taken many forms over the decades.<p>To find out which movies in the genre have gained the most critical acclaim over time, we turned to the reviews …

Sony Pictures

Yankees Rumors: Alex Cobb Still In The Mix For New York, Reports ‘Newsday’

'Newsday' reported that the New York Yankees might still make a run at free-agent pitcher Alex Cobb.<p>The New York Yankees are expected to start the …

Top 10 players at every MLB position for the 2018 season

Yardbarker Illustration/Getty Images<p>MLB Opening Day is just around the corner, but before it gets here, why not take a trip around the diamond and …

This may be the last year for those candy hearts you people love

Candy hearts — hate 'em or like 'em for some apparent reason — they're part of the fabric of American life.<p>That chapter of our candy history may soon …

Employment

Nasa draws up plans for huge spacecraft to blow up doomsday asteroid

Nasa has drawn up plans for a huge nuclear spacecraft capable of shunting or blowing up an asteroid if it was on course to wipe out life on Earth.<p>The US space agency published details of its Hammer (Hypervelocity Asteroid Mitigation Mission for Emergency Response) deterrent, an eight tonne …

Asteroids

Stephen Hawking, science's brightest star, dies aged 76

Tributes poured in on Wednesday to Stephen Hawking, the brightest star in the firmament of science, whose insights shaped modern cosmology and inspired global audiences in the millions. He died at the age of 76 in the early hours of Wednesday morning.<p>A brief history of Stephen Hawking's Brief …

Stephen Hawking

Bones found in South Pacific 'likely' Amelia Earhart's, researcher says

A collection of lost bones discovered on a South Pacific Ocean island "likely" belonged to famed aviator Amelia Earhart, a new study claims.<p>Richard Jantz, an anthropology professor at the University of Tennessee, determined the bones found nearly 80 years ago "have more similarity to Earhart than …

Airplanes

Ford picks Miami to launch self-driving vehicle Domino's pizza delivery service

Getting a pizza delivered in Miami could soon require no interaction with a human.<p>Ford Motor announced Tuesday that it would launch a service to test self-driving food delivery in Miami.<p>The partnership includes a two-month pilot period with Domino's Pizza, as well as a similar budding alliance with …

General Motors

Ancient Turkey Bones In Mexico Reveal A Strange Relationship With Humans

In 1519, conquistador Hernán Cortés wrote a letter home to Spain from Mexico, detailing a surprising element of the local cuisine. "They roast many chickens ... which are as large as peacocks."<p>Cortés was a little confused about the giant chickens, because he'd never encountered this bird before. …

Jack the Ripper letter mystery solved

A forensic linguist has shed new light on mysterious letters supposedly written by Jack the Ripper during the killing spree that sent shockwaves through Victorian London.<p>Over 200 letters were received by police, media and officials related to the spate of gruesome murders attributed to so-called …

Manny Machado moving to shortstop full-time in 2018

Baltimore Orioles manager Buck Showalter dropped a bombshell Saturday at the annual Orioles FanFest.<p>Gold Glover Manny Machado will start at shortstop this season.<p>“We’re moving him back to his natural position," Showalter said. "He’s really excited about this.”<p>Machado played 156 games last season -- …

Fantasy Baseball

Machado to move from 3B to SS for Orioles, Showalter says

BALTIMORE (AP) -- Even if Manny Machado doesn't switch teams this season, he almost certainly will be changing his position in the infield.<p>Baltimore …

A Second Hollywood Sign Might Be Coming to Los Angeles

The Hollywood sign is an iconic landmark that tourists come from far and wide to see. However, the city's residents are feeling the effects when …

Bones found near murdered woman's backpack 'may have been part of killer's collection'

Human bones found near the backpack of murdered woman Lyndsay Van Blanken may have been part of a collection owned by her killer, a court has been …

Bandits take off with money, chips from Vegas casinos

LAS VEGAS — Bandits have gotten away with cash and chips from four casino-hotels in Las Vegas since last week, leaving police on the hunt for …