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NBA forward blames bigger iPhones for wrecking his shooting percentage

"You have to stretch further to hit the buttons."<p>Matt Bonner has achieved a 41.4 percentage on three-point shots during his 11-year NBA career, but during his last season with the San Antonio Spurs, he only managed to reach 36.5 percent. What happened? Well, Apple released bigger iPhones, and …

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6 Easy Tips for Clean Eating on a Small Budget

<i>Photo: Pond5</i><p><i>By Kristen Domonell for Life by DailyBurn</i><p>Ever thought about cleaning up your diet but worry about the price tags on all that healthy food? You're not alone. Whole Foods Market, often nicknamed "Whole Paycheck" for its prices, recently announced the launch of a new, budget-friendly store …

5 Topics For…Fourth of July

What’s America’s favorite holiday? July 4, of course. It’s the height of summer, the weather’s usually pretty fine, and we get to hang out with family and friends eating and drinking.<p>Wherever you are, you can join the festivities by following our favorite Independence Day-related topics:<p>July 4th: …

On the Red Couch with Jo Piazza, Co-Author of The Knockoff

<i>Is it possible for a “beach read” to be breezy and playful while skewering ageism, sexism and several other “-isms?” Enter The Knockoff by authors Jo Piazza and Lucy Sykes. Set in the competitive world of fashion media, the book focuses on Imogen, the 40-something Editor-in-Chief of Glossy</i> …

5 Topics for…Tour de France

Cycling’s biggest event began in 1903 as a way to boost the sales for L’Auto, a French magazine. It has since grown to a 21-stage race between 22 teams of 198 riders, covering over 2,000 miles. Each day participants bike about 110 miles and burn roughly 6,071 calories. Defending champion Vincenzo …