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Stephen A. Smith Is Leaving ESPN Radio For Sirius Following His Rant On Domestic Abuse

Stephen A. Smith went from being a loud, annoying sports personality on ESPN First Take to being a loud, annoying jackass, all in a matter of seconds. When he said that women shouldn’t “provoke wrong actions” in reference to Ray Rice going Buster Douglas on his wife, quite a few took exception to …

How Secret Societies Stay Hidden on the Internet

Inside the surreal recruitment process of a legendary club—or something like it—at New York University<p>It all started with a Facebook message from a dead guy.<p>His name was Ernest Howard Crosby and his profile picture showed an old-time portrait of a man in a dapper vest sporting a bushy Civil War …

11 Smartphone Home Screens From Some Of The Biggest Names In Tech

How many Greek legends were really true?

<b>The culture and legends of ancient Greece have a remarkably long legacy in the modern language of education, politics, philosophy, art and science. Classical references from thousands of years ago continue to appear. But what was the origin of some of these ideas?</b><p><b>1. Was there ever really a Trojan</b> …

33 Pictures Taken at Just the Right Moment

Image: Imgur<p>People who take a ton of pictures know all too well that snapping the shot at the right split second is imperative when it comes to …

Deadly Israeli strikes hit UN school, market area

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Israeli artillery shells tore through the walls of a U.N. school crowded with sleeping war refugees and back-to-back …

How Do You Spot a Narcissist? Just Ask

Narcissus got a bad rap. Sure, the guy was self-absorbed—what with all that staring at his own reflection in a stream. But once he fell in and …

Olivia Wilde makes breast-feeding look easy -- and oh so gorgeous

Olivia Wildeis showing the world what it looks like when a beautiful movie star breast-feeds.<p>Actually, she's more showing the world what it looks like when an already beautiful movie star gets dressed up in designer clothes and is otherwise professionally styled for a major magazine's photo shoot …

Apple to Hold iPhone Event on September 9

Apple will launch its next-generation iPhone 6 at an event on Tuesday, September 9, reports <i>Re/code</i>. The company has reportedly scheduled a big media event for that date and in the past, September has been a month reserved for the introduction of new iPhones.<p>Following the September 9 introduction, …

Strong, Fast, and Ripped: The Training Plan

Build an athletic body that's primed for peak performance<p>Why do you work out? Better question: Why do you <i>train</i>? Because there is a difference. After all, lots of people work out—to burn calories or relieve stress or just because they like to sweat. But athletes train. They train with the purpose of …

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4 ways you may be unknowingly hurting your credit

Tammy listed her son as an authorized user on one of her credit cards to help him build his credit history. When they checked his credit scores, …

Inventories of war: soldiers' kit from 1066 to 2014