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Carson Wentz got a matching tattoo with new fiancée

After the Philadelphia Eagles won the Super Bowl, quarterback Carson Wentz — who sat on the sidelines after tearing his ACL in December — proposed to his girlfriend, Madison Oberg. Now, the soon-to-be newlyweds have matching tattoos to go with their engagement and marriage.<p>His is on the outside of …

Carson Wentz

A Rare Phenomenon Made the Ocean in California Glow Blue This Week

Beachgoers in California were treated to a rare spectacle this week: glowing tides.<p>The unique sight is called a red tide, but, at least at night, it …

California

A Monster Wave Off New Zealand Just Set a New Southern Hemisphere Height Record

We're seasick just reading about it.<p>Nature can be by turns both awe-inspiring and terrifying, and we're going to place this somewhere in the middle …

Global Warming

San Francisco is so expensive that people are starting to look at these 10 US cities as the next tech hubs — here's how much local employees are making

But as the cost of living continues to skyrocket, San Francisco Bay Area residents are fleeing the region in droves. In fact, San Francisco lost more residents than any other US city in the last quarter of 2017.<p>For many, it's time to start looking for other options — but where?<p>Compensation …

Salaries & Wages

This Surprising Costco Newcomer Has Sold 1,000,000 Times in Less Than 60 Days

In recent years, the vegan trend has gone mainstream, and one peddler of meatless burgers has got some impressive data to prove it: Don Lee Farms has …

Food

These Psychological Thrillers Will Have You on the Edge of Your Beach Towel

Summer, otherwise known as psychological thriller season, is almost upon us. Since we can't wait to hit the beach with a gripping read in one hand …

Books

Fantastic Fables: The 10 Best Magical Realism Novels of All Time

<b>* Magical Realism novels from classics to contemporaries</b> <b><br>* Modern myths and surrealist romances</b> <b><br>* Masterpieces of the genre from around the …

Literature

3 Black Teenage Scientists Had A Breakthrough, Then Came The Trolls

Mikayla Sharrieff, India Skinner and Bria Snell should only be proud this week.<p>The 17-year-olds, all juniors at Benjamin Banneker High School in Washington, D.C., created a simple way using copper shards, drinking straws and filter floss — simple, though I am not smart enough to understand it — to …

High School

The World Record For Highest Wave Ever Surfed Has Been Set With This Breathtaking 80-Foot Swell

A 38-year-old Brazilian surfer just broke the world record for the highest wave ever surfed at 80 feet, and the video is so astonishing it’s hard to tell what’s even going on. That’s when you know something is truly awesome. The new record holder, Rodrigo Koxa, broke the previous record held by …

Action Movies

Bitcoin is the greatest scam in history

It’s a colossal pump-and-dump scheme, the likes of which the world has never seen.<p><i>This is a contributed post by Bill Harris, former CEO of Intuit and founding CEO of PayPal and Personal Capital.</i><p>I’m tired of saying, “Be careful, it’s speculative.” Then, “Be careful, it’s gambling.” Then, “Be …

Cryptocurrency

Usher at Houston Rockets game surprised everyone with amazing dance moves

You know how the audience camera at a sporting event is always on the hunt for someone interesting in the stands? What they find usually ranges from …

20,000 Republicans just voted for an actual Nazi

Illinois Republicans nominated Arthur Jones for a U.S. House seat.<p>The former head of the American Nazi Party ran for the Republican nomination of …

Greenland is literally cracking apart and flooding the world

Visit Greenland on the right summer day, and you could see a 12-billion-gallon lake disappear before your very eyes.<p>Glaciologists saw this happen for the first time in 2006, when a 2.2-square-mile (5.6 square kilometers) lake of melted ice drained away into nothing in less than 2 hours. Researchers …

The 21 cities with the best quality of life in the world

The ranking is one of the most comprehensive of its kind and is carried out annually to help multinational companies and other employers to compensate employees fairly when placing them on international assignments, according to Mercer.<p>London and New York do not make it anywhere near the top of the …

50 Books from the Past 50 Years Everyone Should Read at Least Once

Challenge accepted.<p>Fifty contemporary classics everyone should read at least once—only 50? There are hundreds we could include, and if we did, this …

Karl Malone pranks Anthony Davis in new Redbull video

Karl Malone still has a few moves left.<p>Not so much on the court, but the Hall of Famer and one of the greatest power forwards ever was disguised as …

Anthony Davis

Read These 5 Books On Writing In Lieu of Spending $40,000 On An MFA

Getting an MFA is admirable and useful, but it's also incredibly time-consuming and costly. There are other ways to get a similar education to start …

Writing

‘Children are being shot to death day after day’: Steve Kerr criticizes government’s response

After yet another mass shooting at a school, Steve Kerr passionately addressed a politically charged topic that also happens to be extremely personal for him: gun control.<p>This time, his comments came after a heavily-armed 19-year-old opened fire at a South Florida high school, killing 17 people. …

Basketball

This engineer created a fool-proof plan to overcome shyness — and it led her to jobs at Apple, Google, and now Microsoft

A couple of months ago, Sophia Velastegui was approached with an exciting job offer: To become the general manager of Microsoft's artificial intelligence product unit.<p>She began the job in December. It was another pinnacle career move for the star engineer, named to Business Insider's list of the …

Georgia Tech

Iceland to use more energy mining bitcoin than powering its homes this year

<b>Iceland is expected to use more energy mining bitcoin than powering its homes this year.</b><p>Large virtual currency mining companies have established a …

Bitcoin

After 45 Birthdays, Here Are '12 Rules for Life'

Don't lose friends over politics. Don't lose a spouse over pickles.<p>Be kind. Mean is easy; kind is hard. Somewhere in eighth grade, many of us acquired the idea that the nasty putdown, the superior smile, the clever one liner, are the signs of intelligence and great personal strength. But this kind …

Potatoes

Your own Italian home for $1? You can buy it in Ollolai

<b>(CNN) —</b> Ever dreamed of owning a home in a pretty village in Italy ? The news you've been waiting for has finally arrived.<p>You can now buy one for just over a dollar.<p>Ollolai, a destination in the mountain region of Barbagia on the Mediterranean island of Sardinia, is selling hundreds of abandoned …

Italy

Women who follow a Mediterranean diet before IVF have a 'significantly better' chance of becoming pregnant

Women who follow a ‘Mediterranean diet’ in the six months before IVF treatment have a significantly better chance of becoming pregnant, a new study …

Holistic Medicine

Barisieur: An Alarm Clock that Wakes You Up with Freshly Brewed Coffee

The Barisieur is a premium alarm clock that eases you into your morning with the soothing sounds of bubbling water, along with the smell of the …

Is There A Ticking Time Bomb Under The Arctic?

A short drive north of Fairbanks, Alaska, there's a red shed stuck right up against a hillside. The shed looks unremarkable, except for the door. It looks like a door to a walk-in freezer, with thick insulation and a heavy latch. Whatever is behind that door needs to stay very cold.<p>"Are you ready …

Global Warming

Eagles Fan Who Ran Into Subway Pole Says He's Doing OK

A Philadelphia Eagles fan whose attempt to rally subway passengers for a playoff game ended with him running into a concrete pole says he’s doing OK. …

NFL

Cleveland Cavaliers Players Allegedly Accused Kevin Love Of Faking An Illness To Leave A Game

It’s a really weird time to be a member of the Cleveland Cavaliers right now. There are persistent trade rumors that seem to be coming to light on a daily basis, and the team is on a massive slide, losing nine of their last 12 games, including a matchup against Oklahoma City in which the team …

Kurtenbach: The Warriors are bored, and that’s making them boring

<i>(Click here, if you are unable to view this photo gallery on your mobile device.)</i><p>The Warriors turned in three sub-par quarters against the Chicago …

Huge Water Reserves Found All Over Mars

New NASA images show layers of ice peeking out of eroded cliffs—a potential boon for future humans on the red planet.<p>At sites across the midsection of Mars, scientists have found layers of water ice buried mere feet beneath the red planet’s surface. The discovery adds crucial detail to Mars’s …

Lake Superior

Congress Changed 529 College Savings Plans, And Now States Are Nervous

If you're like most Americans, you don't have a 529 college savings plan.<p>If you're like most Americans, you don't even know what it is.<p>All the more reason to keep reading.<p>That's because, with the new tax law, Republicans have made important changes to 529 plans that will affect millions of …

College & University