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The World’s Best Dogs, According To Math

Sorry bulldogs.<p>London-based data journalist and information designer David McCandless has created some of the most thought-provoking data visualizations of the past few years. Now, he turns his hand to a decidedly more lighthearted (but every bit as important) topic: What dog breed is …

What’s the Fastest Lens Theoretically Possible? And What Would it Look Like?

We’ve told you about some pretty fast lenses in the past — from the legendary Zeiss 50mm f/0.7 lenses made for NASA and used by Stanley Kubrick to …

Tiger Woods Blasts Golf Digest over Faked Interview in Satirical Piece

In a recent issue of <i>Golf Digest</i>, longtime writer Dan Jenkins speaks to Tiger Woods on a wide range of topics including tipping at restaurants, his relationships with friends and his treatment of employees. Or, well, at least Jenkins' representation of Woods. The piece is written entirely by …

3 things we learned from Ireland's 4-1 win over the USMNT

The United States B team looked a lot like a B team.<p>The United States headed to Ireland expecting a solid performance against a weakened Irish side. Instead, they were fairly poor from start to finish, and Ireland's 4-1 margin of victory isn't an unfair reflection on what the U.S. did in on the …

LeBron James Says He Doesn't Have Rivalry with San Antonio Spurs

Like anyone who values basketball played the right way, LeBron James appreciates how much he's learned from the San Antonio Spurs.<p>Three meetings in the NBA Finals, two of which resulted in LBJ heading home empty-handed, have provided harsh lessons to the four-time MVP. And instead of taking a …

Jon Jones: I'm 2 Wins Away from Being GOAT, Moving to Heavyweight

UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones says he's just two wins away from being considered the greatest mixed martial artist of all time—which is when he'll make the move to heavyweight.<p>In an interview with Brett Okamoto of ESPN.com, "Bones" said that victories over Daniel Cormier and Alexander …

College Football Playoff Rankings 2014: Twitter Reacts to Week 13 Top 25 Reveal

For the first time since the College Football Playoff rankings were introduced this year, the Mississippi State Bulldogs are not the top-ranked team in the country.<p>The Alabama Crimson Tide, lurking on the edge of the postseason picture until Tuesday's reveal, made their way to the top of the …

Chicago Bulls Are Wise to Put Derrick Rose on the 'Dwyane Wade Plan' for Now

You can't always get what you want.<p>Derrick Rose took the league by storm in 2010-11, becoming the league's youngest MVP ever and, in the process, making basketball more relevant in his city than it had been since Michael Jordan skipped town.<p>But the Chicago Bulls point guard hasn't been able to …

NFLPA releases statement on Adrian Peterson suspension

The players' union is questioning the NFL's disciplinary process and will call for a neutral arbitrator to hear an appeal.<p>Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson was suspended without pay for the rest of the 2014 NFL season on Tuesday morning. The National Football League Players Association …

Steelers cut LeGarrette Blount after he leaves field early against Titans

LeGarrette Blount didn't exchange any hugs or handshakes on the field after the Pittsburgh Steelers' 27-24 win over the Tennessee Titans on Monday night.<p>He had made his exit before the game finished out of protest because he was unhappy with his limited role in the victory, according to the …

Rules No Longer Apply to Kobe Bryant and Los Angeles Lakers

Down by 30 points late in the third quarter of an eventual 136-115 loss to the Golden State Warriors, it hits you: Kobe Bryant has no business being in the game.<p>This is a scenario that has played out in virtually every Los Angeles Lakers game this season—one that, according to conventional NBA …

Do Cleveland Cavaliers Need More Time or Just More Help?

Stop me if you’ve heard this one before: Superstar trio forms to equal parts fear and fanfare (depending on whom you ask), and expectations reach a fevered pitch, only to have said troika stumble somewhat clumsily out of the gate.<p>Oh, and then everyone loses his or her mind. Can’t forget that.<p>The …

LeBron James: Respect for Spurs

INDEPENDENCE, Ohio -- Three of LeBron James' first 11 seasons in the NBA ended in the same fashion: an NBA Finals showdown with the San Antonio Spurs.<p>…

Chris Bosh Turned Down Houston Rockets to Avoid More Big 3 Pressure

Big Threes are overrated—you know, after you've spent four years being a part of one.<p>And if your name is Chris Bosh.<p>Instead of following LeBron James' free-agency lead and forming another NBA superpower with the Houston Rockets, Bosh elected to stay with the Miami Heat over the offseason. Months …

Willow, Jaden Smith Have No Interest in a "Normal" Lifestyle

The siblings criticize popular music, popular literature, and "normal school" for making teenagers depressed.<p>As part of an entertainingly bizarre interview with <i>T Magazine,</i> Willow and Jaden Smith have revealed that they have no choice but to make their own music — because everyone else's is not …

As Missouri awaits decision on police shooting, National Guard called in

ST. LOUIS (Reuters) - Missouri’s governor on Tuesday named 16 members to a panel charged with making recommendations to fix social and economic inequalities in Ferguson, the St. Louis suburb hit by protests since a white policeman fatally shot an unarmed black teen in August.<p>Demonstrators march …

When The Shift Hits The Fan

<b>Your Industry Is Changing. Now What?</b><p>There comes a time in every business when it becomes apparent that your product, service or business model is no longer relevant. How do you know that moment is at hand?<p><b>Great consolidation is afoot.</b> Your competitors are joining forces. You are becoming a smaller …

Catherine Zeta-Jones, Michael Douglas, Bruce Willis Buy In New York

<i>Photo: Frazer Harrison/Getty Images for AFI</i><p>Bruce Willis, Catherine Zeta-Jones and Michael Douglas are making million-dollar real estate moves in Bedford, NY.<p>Zeta-Jones and Douglas recently sold a home and purchased another that is twice the size for $11.25 million.<p>The Oscar winners’ new abode, an …

Bangladesh: Capitalist Haven

Earlier this month, the Pew Research Center released the second of two major reports detailing findings from a global public opinion survey on economic issues conducted last spring in 44 countries. Read together, the two reports reveal something you might not have guessed: Bangladesh is among the …

Be Bold: The Need For Speed In Today's Digital Talent Market

Greetings from Las Vegas. I’m here huddling with business leaders from across the globe at IBM’s Insight 2014 Expo. It is a great privilege to be here and to encounter so many mind-blowing thought leaders and incredible ideas. Among the topics on my mind today is why speed of business matters. If …

If Michael Jordan Has Hope for His Team, There Must Be Hope for Yours!

There’s nothing like opening night… at least, until they start playing which ultimately ruins everything for all but one team.<p>So it was that the NBA sent six teams out, with the other 24 set to a day later, giving Turner (Tuesday) and ESPN (Wednesday) a chance to promote three games as season …

Who Owns The Most U.S. Debt?

To satisfy the U.S. government’s need for revenue, Washington collects taxes and fees. What happens if this isn’t enough? What happens if the federal government needs more? That is the subject of this article in which we’ll reveal who owns the most U.S. debt and how much of it is owned by foreign …

Lessons In Product Design From Modern Warfare

From strategy+business<p>Industrial companies are often perceived as lumbering giants that have difficulty responding to competitive pressures and capitalizing on market trends. Design cycles can last years—not just for developing new products but also for making upgrades to the existing portfolio.<p>Why …

How To Manage Stock Market Risk In Your Child's 529 College Savings Plan

The recent return of big stock market swings has parents concerned about staying in the stock market with their child’s college savings on the line. Many parents kept right on saving through the financial crisis six years ago, having ridden out the storm and being rewarded as stocks soared to …

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Missing Alaska Family: Police Resume Search, Find 'Piece of Clothing'

Five months after the mysterious disappearance of a family in Kenai, Alaska, local police returned to the dense spruce forest near their apartment …

Weekend Box Office: ‘Captain America’ Finally Taken Down By Kate Upton’s Boobs

Kate Upton would have to do a lot more than bounce around in a bikini for me to want to sit through 90 minutes of Cameron Diaz’s shrill overacting (we’re talking gynecologically graphic here), but apparently America disagreed, as <i>The Other Woman</i> earned $24.7 million over the weekend to take the top …