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Apple's iPhone 8 comes in gold, but everyone's calling it pink

The new iPhone 8 color looks pretty pink, even if Apple isn't calling it that.<p>The latest handsets were revealed Tuesday at the Apple event at company …

Scientists say we're witnessing the planet's sixth mass extinction — and 'biological annihilation' is the latest sign

When kids learn about extinction in school, they're told about creatures that have disappeared from the planet, and those that are endangered.<p>But rarely are they told that we are currently witnessing a mass extinction event — an incredibly rare phenomenon in which the majority of species on the …

Biodiversity

20 Leadership Quotes From the World's Most Influential Leaders

From Steve Jobs to Thomas Jefferson, these quotes will inspire you to become a better leader.<p>Albert Einstein once said, "The leader is one who, out of the clutter, brings simplicity… out of discord, harmony… and out of difficulty, opportunity."<p>Being a leader is no easy task -- it takes hard work, …

Thomas Jefferson

Indians blank Cubs in World Series opener

CLEVELAND (Reuters) - The Cleveland Indians, lifted by the pitching of Corey Kluber and slugging of Roberto Perez, spoiled the long-awaited return to the World Series by the Chicago Cubs with a 6-0 spanking in Tuesday’s opening game.<p>Oct 25, 2016; Cleveland, OH, USA; Cleveland Indians shortstop …

Baseball

Big Papi blasts former Red Sox manager Bobby Valentine in new book

When David Ortiz was playing with the Boston Red Sox, it was a golden time in the team's history. They won three World Series and won at least 90 games nine times.<p>The worst season in that stretch was 2012. They won 69 games and finished in last place in the American League East.<p>It was a year the …

David Ortiz

13 Things That Will Make You Much Happier

Research shows that your habits create happiness more than anything else in life. These will make you happier today.<p>It's no secret that we're obsessed with happiness. After all, the "pursuit of happiness" is even enshrined in the Declaration of Independence. But happiness is fleeting. How can we …

Women's 2017 Final Four: Mississippi State stuns UConn, ends Huskies' 111-game win streak

In one of the biggest upsets in NCAA women's basketball history, the Bulldogs win it at the buzzer<p>DALLAS -- If all good things must end, then surely …

Portable solar panel and battery brings clean energy on the go

It’s good for 60 smartphone charges<p>Setting up most compact solar panel systems entail connecting a number of complicated components, from the panels themselves to battery packs and power-management devices. But a new product line from SolPad promises a fully integrated system that generates, …

Sci-fi, fantasy and geektastic TV shows for 2017

A Dutch filmmaker made a thief who stole his iPhone into the unwitting star of his movie

Most of us give up on a stolen phone when police can’t find the thief—but not one Dutch filmmaker.<p>After Anthony van der Meer’s phone got pinched while he was eating lunch in Amsterdam, he tried locating it using the Find my iPhone program, but it was too late—the thief had already removed the SIM …

Identity Theft

Annual Krampus Run In Austria Ahead of Christmas: Pictures

Bo Ryan announces he will retire at Wisconsin effective immediately

Bo Ryan's announcement came in the midst of rocky start for the reining NCAA Tournament runners-up.<p>Bo Ryan announced he will retire at the end of Wisconsin's semester after the Badgers beat Texas A&M-Corpus Christi on Tuesday night, in what would be Ryan's last game as Wisconsin's head coach. Greg …

Tuscaloosa taxpayers spend $500,000 a year to police Tide football because Bama doesn't have to

Many big football schools use local city police on game days. Others actually pay for them, though.<p>In November 2014, SB Nation embedded with the Tuscaloosa Police Department for 36 hours during the Iron Bowl. Alabama beat Auburn, 55-44, in a sold-out Bryant-Denny Stadium. It was loud and crowded, …