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Barcelona Treble and Champions League Triumph over Juventus Built on Teamwork

When you watch Lionel Messi play football, it's easy to forget about the other 10 men on his team. Not because he doesn't involve them, but because the Argentinian is so mesmeric.<p>There was a beautiful move in the Champions League final that saw him float forward, exchanging one-twos with first …

Why the USA Should Get the 2022 World Cup

Soccer may not be a pastime in the United States of America like baseball or football, but as the game's popularity continues to grow in the country, it is clear that the Land of Opportunity deserves to host a World Cup.<p>With uncertainty surrounding the 2022 World Cup in Qatar due to alleged …

7 common tech myths busted

I know you've had the experience of sharing a "fact" you've known for years, only to have someone point out that it's actually wrong. In the fast-changing tech universe, it's very common. Here are seven myths that I hear people saying over and over, but are not exactly accurate.<p><b>1. You shouldn't</b> …

Gear & Gadgets

Samsung’s Iron Man Galaxy S6 Edge Is Coming – Will Robert Downey Jr. Be Inside?

Samsung is indeed making a special Iron Man-themed edition of its Galaxy S6 Edge smartphone, as The Korea Times reported in April. The mobile maker posted a teaser image to its official Twitter account today, depicting what looks like a special edition box wherein the phone is likely to be …

Science Seeks to Unlock Marijuana Secrets

As the once-vilified drug becomes more accepted, researchers around the world are trying to understand how it works and how it might fight disease.<p>There’s nothing new about cannabis, of course. It’s been around humankind pretty much forever.<p>In Siberia charred seeds have been found inside burial …

Cannabis

The 10 Most Unusual Engines of All Time

Freedom is just another word for "you did what with your crankshaft?"

Motorcycles

How Nissan Built A 1,250-Horsepower Monster

It's all about those brakes<p>When it comes to maneuvering a 200-mile-per-hour racecar, auto engineers tend to hew to a long-held belief: Rear-wheel drive is better than front-wheel drive for handling and weight distribution. Nissan’s new GT-R LM Nismo may turn that notion on its head. It’s the only …

10 weird gadgets that are really popular

Goofy gadget concepts, along with their pun-driven brands and bizarre commercials, have moved from "As Seen on TV" to crowdfunding sites.<p>Here are 10 of the weirdest gadgets on Indiegogo and Kickstarter that made our foreheads crinkle with wonder.<p><b>1.</b> <b>Wired In.</b> Telling someone to go away is hard. If …

CNN

Why Russell Wilson and Seahawks are at impasse over new contract

Russell Wilson wants -- and probably deserves -- to be paid like an NFL superstar. The Seahawks aren't keen on giving their QB a 2,000 percent raise. …

Poor first half condemns Real Madrid to title-losing draw with Valencia

MADRID -- Three things from the Estadio Santiago Bernabeu as Real Madrid's title chase suffered a serious setback in their 2-2 draw with Valencia on …

Can Music Be Used as Medicine?

Biometric trackers are helping scientists tap into the body's response to songs and sound.<p>“Because you listened to Drake, how about Future next?”<p>Pandora, Spotify, and other music-streaming services try to predict what users might like to listen to, based on their tastes and what’s popular with …

The Brain

The Difference Between Living in New York and San Francisco

<i>This originally appeared on</i> <i>TheCooperReview.com</i><i>.</i><p>After living in New York for 5 years, I recently moved to San Francisco. Neither city is clearly …