Leslie Torres

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Ball Like You're Kobe in This Nike Air Flight Huarache

<b>by Brandon Richard</b><p>Flash back to 2003. Kobe Bryant is arguably the biggest sneaker free agent of all-time and all brands (sans adidas) are after his …

Survival of the fittest: Apple Watch versus fitness trackers

Apple Watch

Clippers add Nate Robinson

LOS ANGELES -- The Los Angeles Clippers have signed guard Nate Robinson to a 10-day contract.<p>Robinson joined the team Saturday and will be available …

10 Personality Development Tips for a Much Better Life!

If you truly desire to improve your attitude and your entire life in general, then these personality development tips can be the golden ticket for …

10 Positive Thinking Exercises & Activities For A Big Change

In this article you will discover some great positive thinking exercises and activities that will help you immensely in your life.<p>And I know that …

5 Foods You’re Eating Wrong

How to cut, cook, and sip for the most health benefits

My atheist search for God: We’re debating science and religion all wrong

<b>(Reuters/Fiona Hanson/Alessandro Bianchi/Photo montage by Salon)</b><p>I’m not interested in believing in God. My God has to exist, like matter and gravity. Here’s what I found<p>Nancy Ellen Abrams<p>March 7, 2015 7:00pm (UTC)<p>Excerpted from “A God That Could Be Real: Spirituality, Science, and the Future of Our …

Faith

WATCH: Obama Invokes Gay Rights Movement in Selma Commemoration

The gay rights movement got a shout-out today in President Obama’s speech in Selma, Ala., commemorating the civil rights protest march on the city’s …

Black History

7 Scientific Self-Help Books That Will Transform Your Life

Use this list of Scientific Self-Help Books to separate what works from what doesn't so you can improve the quality of your life in confidence.

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Kurt Cobain's childhood home has sale price cut by $100,000

Do you hanker to live like Kurt Cobain? Now you can – at a specially discounted price. The Nirvana frontman’s childhood home is for sale, and it can be yours for $400,000 (£263,000) – a 20% drop on when Cobain’s mother put it up for sale in 2013.<p>The four-bedroom home, built in 1923, is being sold …

Kurt Cobain

Civil rights protests at 1960 Democratic Convention

<i>July 11, 1960: The Rev. Maurice A. Dawkins engages in a 24-hour period of prayer and fasting outside the Los Angeles Memorial Sports Arena during the Democratic National Convention. Dawkins and protesters were advocating a civil rights platform.</i><p>This photo by staff photographer Dick Oliver was …

Best Signature Moves in NBA History: Power Forwards

Almost every great player has some sort of signature move.<p>Michael Jordan had the dunk from the free-throw line. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar had the sky hook. Allen Iverson had the crossover.<p>Look at a list of all-time power forwards, and you'll find the old timers aren't like the stretch 4s we see in …

Basketball

Islamic State militants bulldoze ancient Nimrud city

BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Islamic State fighters have looted and bulldozed the ancient Assyrian city of Nimrud, the Iraqi government said, in their latest assault on some of the world’s greatest archaeological and cultural treasures.<p>A tribal source from the nearby city of Mosul told Reuters the radical …

Archaeology

Top 10 Foods to Gain Muscle Mass

<b>What if I told you that you could retain or even gain more muscle mass and strength with less training?</b> The secret lies in your nutrition.<p>As a …

Year after rule changes, men's basketball back to old form

CINCINNATI (AP) — One year after the NCAA changed how rules were enforced to open up the game, men's basketball looks a lot like it once did.<p>Fouls, …

Wake Forest University

The entire NBA warmly welcomes Craig Sager back to work

Craig Sager returned to broadcasting on Thursday after 11 months of battling leukemia to work the game between the Oklahoma City Thunder and Chicago Bulls at the United Center, looking just as slick as ever in a plaid blazer.<p>And– as his warm welcome back from fellow broadcasters to coaches to …

Basketball

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Holder Frames Ferguson PD For Racism Using Bogus 'Disparate Impact' Stats

<b>Racial Politics:</b> Unable to pin racism charges on Ferguson policeman Darren Wilson in the shooting death of Michael Brown, Attorney General Eric …

Civil Rights

Nasa finds evidence of a vast ancient ocean on Mars

A huge primitive ocean covered one-fifth of the red planet’s surface, making it warm, wet and ideal for alien life to gain a foothold, scientists say<p>A massive ancient ocean once covered nearly half of the northern hemisphere of Mars making the planet a more promising place for alien life to have …

Global Warming

Saudi Arabia Says That “Iran Is Taking Over Iraq” And Is Worried That Its Next. Prophecy Is Nearing.

By onMarch 5, 2015 in Featured, General<p><b>By Walid Shoebat</b><p>Shoebat.com explained in detail yesterday what is happening in Iraq stating that: “It is not …

Georgia Senate Overwhelmingly Passes Anti-Gay 'Religious Freedom' Bill

<b>The Georgia State Senate has just passed a pro-discrimination, anti-gay religious license to discriminate bill, by an overwhelmingly large margin.</b><p>The …

Steve Kerr: Warriors, Rockets differ

OAKLAND, Calif. -- Golden State Warriors coach Steve Kerr would like Stephen Curry to win the MVP award, but his focus is elsewhere as his team …

Brene Moseley gives Maryland a depth charge entering Big Ten tournament

With five seconds left in her team’s regular season finale Sunday, Maryland women’s basketball Coach Brenda Frese called Brene Moseley over in front of the bench during a timeout and gave her a long congratulatory hug. The backup point guard had her turn in the spotlight, a fitting image for the …

Kelly Clarkson Shuts Down Fat-Shaming Troll in the Best Way

Kelly will not stand for mean tweets about her weight.<p>Kelly Clarkson is not going to let anyone fat-shame her. Not in a million years. A British television personality probably didn't know that when she decided to troll the <i>American Idol</i> singer and her fans, with a series of rude tweets.<p>The trolling …

Kelly Clarkson

Faith, Family and Religious Freedom Subject of Apostle's Speech at California Un

Elder Jeffrey R. Holland of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints discussed the issues of faith, …

Destiny's animators studied boxing to keep you from getting sick

David Helsby, senior animator at Bungie, shared for the first time publicly some of the secrets behind the first-person animations in <i>Destiny</i>. His talk at this year's Game Developers Conference in San Francisco provides new details on how that game's graceful characters and elegant weapons feel so …

Arsenic Antidote Hidden In Our Genes

For centuries, arsenic was the go-to poison for murder.<p>If you wanted to knock off an heir to the throne or speed up the arrival of your inheritance, all you had to do was add a dollop of rat poison to your rival's food. They wouldn't see or taste it. And the police wouldn't detect it — at least not …

Islamic State 'Bulldozed' Ancient Assyrian City of Nimrud, Says Iraq

<b>Baghdad:</b><p>The Islamic State group began bulldozing the ancient Assyrian city of Nimrud in Iraq on Thursday, the government said, in the jihadists' …