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Tasmanian wildlife take to water, with echidna and wombat found swimming far from shore

An echidna, an animal not often seen taking a dip, has been found swimming in Tasmania not long after fishermen hauled a wombat out of a different lake on the island with a net.<p>Recreational fisherman Nobby Clark said he spotted an echidna in Lake Echo swimming about 150m from shore – and heading …

Animals

LeBron James losing the NBA Finals made a great Nike ad

Generally when you're a gigantic billion dollar company, you would prefer to affiliate yourself with winners.<p>However, when you pay LeBron James a ton of money and he loses in the NBA Finals, you can still make it work.<p>That font IS pretty small, so we've got the full text here for you:<p>Imagine if …

Basketball

How Taylor Schilling's Family Deals with Her Nudity on Orange Is the New Black

Her sex scenes with Laura Prepon are some of the steamiest on television, so what does Taylor Schilling‘s family think of <i>Orange Is the New Black</i>? “My …

Drool-worthy: The all-new Ether headphones

MrSpeakers' Ether headphone floors the Audiophiliac!<p>In a crowded field of high-end contenders, the new MrSpeakers' Ether headphones are getting a lot of attention for two good reasons: it's a pleasure to wear, and the sound is revelatory!<p>Even compared with one of my reference headphones, the Audeze …

Audiophile

What's Going To Happen To The Beats Brand Now That Apple Music Is Here?

Apple Music is coming, and there is no avoiding it. The company may have only announced the details of their service recently, but they’ve been planning for this for some time now. It is clear now that when the tech firm paid over $3 billion for Beats By Dre last year, they had more in mind than …

Apple Music

Max Scherzer pitches no-hitter for Nationals but just misses perfect game

Fan who caught A-Rod's 3,000th hit leaves Yankees hanging over fate of ball<p>Read more<p>Max Scherzer pitched a no-hitter and came agonizingly close to a perfect game, hitting a batter with two outs in the ninth inning on Saturday in the Washington Nationals’ 6-0 win over the Pittsburgh Pirates.<p>Scherzer …

Alex Rodriguez

Top 20 Soccer Players Ever

by Ian Stewart Palmer<p>– on<p>in Soccer<p>Since soccer is the world’s most popular sport there have literally been millions of players who have kicked a ball …

The Audi RS5 is the greatest bad-weather luxury sports car money can buy

The M4 is a simply stupendous car: precise, powerful, and utterly exciting. It's good at everything a sports car should be good at.<p>It cannot bore you. And you can put the top down. What spirit! What style! It thrilled my 4-year-old — not to mention <i>my</i> inner 4-year-old — to no end.<p>On paper, the RS5 …

Time I

Holus brings 3D holograms to the home and office

Can we truly say mobile technology puts the world in our hands, when all we can see is 2D images in a flat (or slightly curved) screen? Technology continues to improve and I say it’s time for the true next-generation devices to hit the store shelves. VR and Augmented reality are the first things …

Augmented Reality

Paul Pierce 'definitely' playing next season

Paul Pierce is "definitely" ‎playing next season and plans to pass on his player option with the Washington Wizards that is valued at $5.54 million, …

Basketball

A-Rod gets 5 RBIs, Carlos Beltran homers from both sides of plate in rout

NEW YORK -- Some of the old-timers out there were right around Alex Rodriguez's age. Hard to believe these days.<p>Rodriguez added to his momentous …

Max Scherzer loses perfect game with HBP in 9th but completes no-hitter

WASHINGTON -- Just one strike from a perfect game, Max Scherzer saw it slip away with a misplaced slider. Or, some thought, a misplaced …

5 amazing creatures that are now extinct

The release of Jurassic World has reignited our love for palaeontology. Many of us share a longing to understand the dinosaurs that roamed the Earth long before we arrived. But palaeontology is a discipline much broader than this.<p>Dinosaurs dominated the land for 135 million years, but what happened …

Dinosaurs

NBA draft could change direction in a hurry

The sense is that the first two players taken in Thursday's<p>NBA draftwill be big men, even during a time when teams are playing more small ball than ever.<p>There are two guards in the draft, however, that fit the mold of today's point guard-centric league, guards with the size and skills that have …

Basketball

Apple invented a material that hides your iPhone's antenna lines

Not a fan of the iPhone 6's less-than-flattering antenna lines? Neither is Apple, apparently. The company has filed for a patent on a composite material that looks like anodized metal, but still allows wireless signals to get through. You'd get a cleaner-looking phone (or computer, or tablet) …

Barcelona Transfer News: Huge Names and Rumours Linked to Luis Enrique's Squad

Link to Media<p>Paris Saint-Germain are poised to go head-to-head with Barcelona in pursuit of Paul Pogba, with some reports claiming the Ligue 1 juggernauts will offer a stunning financial package for the Juventus star.<p>That’s according to Ramiro Aldunate of <i>Marca</i>, who writes that if the French …

Soccer

Tim Duncan Re-Signs with San Antonio Spurs

Link to Media<p>Tim Duncan has decided to return for the 2015-16 NBA season, a choice the team confirmed as the Spurs announced the deal via a team release, opting not to disclose the terms of the agreement.<p>Earlier in the day, David Aldridge of NBA.com reported the Spurs were nearing a two year deal …

NBA

Ronda Rousey Is a Big Fan of 'Badass' Joanna Jedrzejczyk After UFC: Berlin

UFC women's bantamweight champ Ronda Rousey was more than a little impressed by Joanna Jedrzejczyk's performance at UFC Fight Night 69. Speaking on Twitter, the Rowdy one talked up her fellow female champ in a big way:<p>WOW!!!!! @joannamma such a badass, a real fighter's fighter, couldn't respect her …

Danger on the 'high' way: Legalized pot could mean new danger on roads, warn experts

With more states pushing to legalize marijuana, some experts fear U.S. roads could become more dangerous.<p>The number of motorists driving high on pot has risen 50 percent since 2007, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. Unlike driving under the influence of alcohol — …

Apple wants to change the way we read news, and it could upend the entire media industry

It's a curated-news service that serves up stories and media from various news organizations and packages them into a beautiful magazine-style interface.<p>The idea isn't revolutionary. Plenty of other apps, such as Flipboard, offer the same services and have been doing so for much longer.<p>But for …

"Bitches N Marijuana" F/ Schoolboy Q Presents KandyPens As Chris Brown & Tyga's Ultimate Smoking Solution

Technology keeps swirling into unforeseen areas of convenience, and the Jetsons-like future we were all promised keeps coming closer and closer to …

Erik Lamela's Rabona Wondergoal Is Recreated by 'FIFA' Player

Link to Media<p>Tottenham's season didn't go quite as the north London side would have hoped, but Argentinian Erik Lamela provided the club with a lasting memory with one audacious shot.<p>Lamela famously scored a rabona goal from outside the 18-yard box during Spurs' Europa League win over Asteras …

Soccer

Dez Bryant visits practice; Jason Garrett says 'great to have him here'

ARLINGTON, Texas -- Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Dez Bryant made a surprise visit to the final day of the team's minicamp held at AT&T Stadium, but …

Chicago Bulls player Jimmy Butler stands to make millions more by turning down a $90 million offer

Yahoo Sports' Adrian Wojnarowski reports that Butler is expected to turn down a $90 million max contract offer from the Bulls in order to position himself for more money in the long term.<p>In October, the NBA reached a new TV deal with TNT and ESPN. NBA teams will split $2.66 billion per year under …

Is It Better to Do Cardio or Strength Training First?

When you’re strapped for time, and need to squeeze cardio and weights into a single sweat session, which should you tackle first? Strength training, …

Cazorla: Arsenal want to emulate Barcelona

EXCLUSIVE: The Spain international believes that the Gunners share a philosophy with the newly crowned European champions but wants to translate that …

Soccer

2015 NBA Free Agents: 15 Sleepers You Need to Know

Every offseason there are a handful of NBA free agents who slip through the cracks.<p>That's one of the things that makes this point on the basketball calendar as exciting as it is.<p>It's easy to recognize a monumental shift when a premier player changes locales in free agency. But no one really knows …

Daniel Thomas to Bears: Latest Contract Details, Comments and Reaction

The Chicago Bears reportedly added depth to their backfield Thursday by signing former Miami Dolphins running back Daniel Thomas.<p>Aaron Wilson of the <i>Baltimore Sun</i> reported the news. Omar Kelly of the <i>South Florida Sun-Sentinel</i> provided some insight into what the new addition can provide …