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Facebook and Twitter launch hubs for tracking the World Cup

Twitter and Facebook know that hordes of soccer fans will head online to talk about the World Cup this week, and both social networks want to be home to the conversation. They're each rolling out hubs and features dedicated to the World Cup, giving fans easy ways to follow along and show that …

The Real-Life Science Behind The Summer's Most Outrageous Sci-Fi Movies

When inhumans attack<p>Mechanized suits, alien apes, dinosaur robots -- this summer's blockbusters are brimming with scientific-sounding conceits. But is there any real science to back them up? While you watch, here's something to chew on (besides the popcorn).<p><b>DIGITAL EFFECT: AN ALIEN-BLASTING</b> …

Science Fiction Movies

13 Rarely Seen Photos of Marilyn Monroe

So no, not the one of her in the white dress blowing up over the subway grate.<p>Marilyn Monroe rose to fame in the '50s and '60s, becoming one of America's most favorite actresses and most beloved blondes. Today, on what would've been her 89th birthday, we've rounded up some images of her that aren't …

The formal cat fantasy portraiture of Eldar Zakirov

Man, I love this guy's work--particularly the cats. Eldar Zakirov is on DeviantArt, and you can support his high weirdness by purchasing prints. He …

Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain set to return for England against Uruguay

• Arsenal midfielder to miss World Cup opener due to knee injury • Roy Hodgson plays down fears over Steven Gerrard’s fitness<p>The England coach Roy Hodgson is hopeful Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain will be fit for the team’s second World Cup match against Uruguay.<p>The Arsenal midfielder injured his right …

Injury scare for Brazil's Neymar

Brazil forward Neymar appears to roll his ankle during a training session in Teresopolis, near Rio de Janeiro.<p>The 22-year-old Barcelona player has been tipped to be one of the stars of World Cup 2014, along with Argentine club-mate Lionel Messi and Portugal's Cristiano Ronaldo.<p>Hosts Brazil open the …

Soccer

World Cup 2014: Vicente del Bosque - the man behind Spain's golden era

Brazil 2014 promises to be Vicente del Bosque's most daunting assignment, yet whatever happens in the coming weeks, his legacy will be a golden one<p>At a time when the Spanish public’s already fragile faith in their institutions is on the point of splintering entirely, they have reason to give thanks …

Why Hillary Clinton refused to attack Sarah Palin

It is hard to think of two political figures who have less in common than former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and Sarah Palin, but there was a time–a very, very brief one–when they were on the same team in some ways. Back in 2008, when Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) tapped Palin out of nowhere to …

Hillary Clinton picks Miami Heat over San Antonio Spurs, is clearly running in 2016

Tim Duncan has a sad.Jack Dempsey/AP<p>Looking for news you can trust?<br>Subscribe to our free newsletters.<p>Former Secretary of State and potential 2016 …

Hillary Clinton's 'Hard Choices' makes for compelling reading

She hasn't decided yet.<p>Or if she has, she's not telling.<p>But if<p>Hillary Rodham Clintondoes run for president in 2016, her new book "Hard Choices," a chronicle of her four years as secretary of State, leaves no room for doubt about how she might conduct foreign policy (pragmatically), how she will …

8 New Page-Turners to Pack in Your Beach Bag This Summer

You'll be hooked by page two.<p>If you're truly going to go OOO for a beach vacation, the most surefire way to make sure you're actually decompressing is putting down your smartphone (bye email alerts) to get lost in a good read. Below, our recommendations for the best books worth reading front to …

Books

Breathtaking Photos of the Blue Forest in Belgium

If you love discovering extraordinary travel destinations off the beaten path, do we have a place for you. Though this may look like a scene straight out of a fairy-tale, this blue forest is, in fact, real. Just 30 minutes south of Brussels, in Belgium, is a forest called Hallerbos. During the …

Forests

The 18 Best Experiences to Give Your Dad This Father’s Day

Okay, so maybe we don’t know your dad personally, but there’s one thing we do know: His favorite gift from you is a shared experience. No matter if you’re taking him to see his favorite baseball team for the millionth time or learning to make moonshine together for the first time — father-child …

Homebrewing

How to add all the World Cup matches to your calendar in 15 seconds

The World Cup is upon us. There are so many games during the group play portion of the global tournament that it’s hard to keep up with them all.<p>So, some good soccer samaritans on Reddit have created calendars that you can easily import into your own scheduling apparatus.<p>There are good options …

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