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Giannis Antetokounmpo says he wants to work out with Kobe Bryant this summer

The Greek Freak plans to find Kobe during All-Star Weekend and see if they can train in the future<p>During Thursday night's matchup between the Denver …

Basketball

Barry Sanders Tells Us Why He Finds It ‘Awkward’ Comparing Himself To Current Running Backs

There are many great running backs in the history of professional football. It is very possible that none of them have ever been as good as Barry Sanders. The former Detroit standout was simply dominant during his decade in the NFL, making defenses look foolish as he became the face of the Lions’ …

Fantasy Football

40 Best Rap Albums of 2017

Migos, Jay-Z, Kendrick Lamar and more of the year in rhymes<p>Detroit's Quelle Chris oscillates between goofy and reflective, self-affirming and …

Rap & Hip-Hop

Scientists finally confirm there was life on Earth 3.5 billion years ago

As humans, it’s difficult to take the long view of history because we’re the new kids on the block, having only been around 3 million years or so. Although you may feel old by the time you’re an adult, the reality is that people are a recent development. The first life forms existed long before our …

Paleontology

Renting vs. owning

Owning and renting each have their advantages, but what’s best for you depends on your circumstances. Here are some things to keep in mind as you …

Hurricane Nate makes second US landfall

<b>(CNN) —</b><p><b>[Breaking news update, published at 1:41 a.m.. ET]</b><p>Hurricane Nate made landfall at 12:30 a.m. CT near Biloxi, Mississippi, its second and final US landfall. Nate has sustained winds of 85 mph, making it a Category 1 hurricane.<p><b>[Previous story, published at 11:57 p.m. ET]</b><p>Hurricane Nate made US …

Weather

Video Shows Airport Attendant Punching Passenger Holding a Child

Cellphone cameras recorded the exact moment on Saturday when passengers of easyJet Flight 2122 lost what was left of their patience. It was 10:17 p.m. in Terminal 2 of the Nice Côte d’Azur International Airport in southern France.<p>In an instant, the stressed-out travelers seemed to embody the …

Foreign Office eases Tunisia travel advice for British tourists

Tour companies can send holidaymakers to north African country, government guidance says, with a warning to be vigilant<p>The Foreign Office has changed its Tunisia travel advice for British tourists, meaning tour companies can start sending holidaymakers to the north African country again.<p>Tourists …

Tourism

Ireland's first gay prime minister Leo Varadkar formally elected

The former GP, who came out as gay in 2015, is confirmed as taoiseach in Dáil ceremony in Dublin<p>The son of an Indian immigrant has made Irish history by becoming the country’s youngest and first openly gay prime minister.<p>Leo Varadkar, 38, was formally elected taoiseach at a confirmation ceremony in …

How neuromorphic 'brain chips' will begin the next era in computing - ExtremeTech

How neuromorphic ‘brain chips’ will begin the next era in computing<p>By on September 29, 2016 at 7:30 am<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from …

How Goldman Sachs Lost $1.2 Billion of Libya’s Money

Hot Mess: How Goldman Sachs Lost $1.2 Billion of Libya’s Money<p>When Wall Street’s most aggressive bank took on the world’s most incendiary client, …

Africa

Startups react with hope and fear to AI alliance of Google, Facebook, Microsoft, IBM, and Amazon

Copyright: joruba / 123RF Stock Photo.When five of the biggest tech companies form a partnership to crack artificial intelligence, it’s bound to send …

Artificial Intelligence

3 ways to more than double your retirement savings

The majority of the investments I own I've had for over 40 years. When I look back, they have had incredible performance — largely as a consequence …

Theories of cover-ups and police violence in black deaths rankle online community

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - "Black people do not hang themselves from trees."<p>Weeks after a black man was found hanged in an Atlanta park, social media was rife with theories surrounding the circumstances of his death. Some people called it a lynching; authorities deemed it suicide.<p>"Black people don't …

Law Enforcement

A Sneak Peek at the Universal Hip Hop Museum

The chief curator of the upcoming Bronx museum shares his vision for the site—and photos from his collection of early hip hop memorabilia.<p>Writing in the February 1986 edition of the New York City-based magazine “City Limits,” Claude “Paradise” Gray had this to say about urban crime and the state of …

I spoke with a hacker who could have taken down the internet in 30 minutes

That question came from Sen. Fred Thompson (R-Tenn.) on May 19, 1998, while speaking with members of a Cambridge, Massachusetts hacker group known as The L0pht.<p>"That's correct. Actually one of us with just, a few packets," said Peiter Zatko, who is better known by his hacker pseudonym of …

Security

How Giving Up TV For A Month Changed My Brain And My Life

Watching a couple hours of TV a day can have major effects on your brain. So what would happen if you quit cold turkey?<p>I’ve never seen <i>Game of Thrones</i>, I don’t know what the <i>Scandal</i> is, and I couldn’t name a single “real” housewife. I thought I didn’t watch much television and that taking a 30-day …

A Mathematician Has Built a Machine That Can Beat The Odds in Roulette

It's anyone's game.<p>When it comes to casinos, it's no secret that the house always wins. And while roulette might be one of the most popular of the …

Mathematics

Gene editing technique could transform future

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/health/1246000/1246254_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1518148564_d47a87790e788b1236d557f6cc69f145<p><b>CRISPR - get to know this acronym. It's good to know the name of something that could change your future.</b><p>Pronounced "crisper", it is a biological …

Genetics

Bring The Rawkus: The Best Albums From Rawkus Records

This post, which is continuing on the best labels and their releases in Hip Hop, will explore the underground. Labels such as Definitive Jux and …

Rap & Hip-Hop

Veteran Rapper Redman And Renowned DJ/Producer Jayceeoh Team Up, Creating An Impressive New Project 1000Volts

Photo By: Adam Kargenian<p>To stamp this 1000Volts team as electrifying, is an understatement. This pair comprised of the legendary artist Redman and world-renowned turntables Jayceeoh has taken their artistry to the next level. Sitting down with the talented duo showed proof, why their collaboration …

How Muhammad Ali Invented Hip-Hop

By being big, bold, beautiful, and black, Muhammad Ali charted a path for hip-hop's pioneers to follow, and taught us how to be men.<p>Muhammad Ali was hip-hop before hip-hop existed. He is a father of hip-hop. He's one of the men who the young hip-hop generation watched as we shaped our idea of what …

Rap & Hip-Hop

Michael Jordan's Son Got Trolled After Leaking This Unreleased Air Jordan

As one of Michael Jordan's sons, Jeffrey Jordan has access to countless kicks many of us have never even seen before, but over the weekend, he got …

Mindmelding: two brains, one consciousness?

Have you ever wondered if it is really possible for others to know what you are thinking? Our brains seem to allow both “internal” points of view, …

Consciousness

UFO Sighting 2015: 'Giant Spaceships' Caught Passing Sun, Say Alien Enthusiasts

Alien conspiracy theorists say the image with three white spots was taken by SOHO.<p>UFO enthusiasts have said they spotted a fleet of three identical …

newspiracy.com

The Top 3 Mind-Boggling Quantum Experiments That Will Drop Your Jaw

I'm in!<p>Quantum physics has revealed that the true nature of our reality is much “weirder” than we previously thought. Findings in this realm …

CISA: the dirty deal between Google and the NSA that no one is talking about

One of the things that civil liberties activists like to lament about is that the general public seems to care more about Google and Facebook using …