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Former Auburn player Philip Lutzenkirchen dies in car accident

The tight end was a key component in Auburn's 2010 national championship.<p>Former star Auburn tight end Philip Lutzenkirchen, a member of the Tigers' historic 2010 national championship team, has died after a car accident early Sunday morning. The story was first reported by 247sports and later …

Will Wade, Bosh opt-out = Melo to Heat?

We already know that the Miami Heat have discussed internally the possibility of their "Big 3" teaming up with Carmelo Anthony.<p>That scenario still …

11 Recipes for a Cinco de Mayo Fiesta

Would you ever pass up tacos and margaritas? Neither would we. To help you effortlessly plan your best party yet, we've rounded up ten of our favorite Mexico-inspired drinks and snacks, which should leave you fiesta-ready.<p>Lemon Lime Margaritas by thirschfeld<p>Roberto Santibañez' Classic Guacamole by …

Cinco de Mayo

Modern Tree House Offers a Cozy Minimalist Escape in the Woods

Built around two large oak trees, the <i>Treehouse djuren</i> was created as a comfortable retreat for a family on a wooded property in northern Germany. It was constructed by tree house designer Baumraum and features an eye-catching, egg-shaped silhouette book-ended by two oval windows and a glossy white …

Can synaesthesia be learnt?

Many people see words as colours, smells or sounds, and they swear it boosts their creativity. So could we all tweak our senses to see the world in this way?<p>Olympia Colizoli doesn’t see the world like you. “To me, all time and numbers are arranged in physical space. Days, weeks, months, years, …

Leukaemia researchers find ‘genetic switch’ to repair cancer cells in mice

The most common childhood leukaemia can be “cured” in mice with the flick of a genetic switch, Australian researchers have discovered.<p>Mice at Melbourne’s Walter and Eliza Hall Institute developed a type of leukaemia, B-ALL, after having the “tumour suppressor” gene Pax5 deactivated. But when …

A Modern Villa Outside Saint Tropez by Architect Vincent Coste

Villa L’Escalet at Saint Tropez, France by architect Vincent Coste.<p>French architect Vincent Coste has designed Villa L’Escalet.<p>The house is situated …

Zig-zagging balconies create sculptural facade for Ragnitzstrasse 36 apartment block

Zig-zagging balconies with larch railings enliven the facade of this apartment block in Graz, Austria, by Love Architecture and Urbanism (+ …

Vases Constructed from Hundreds of Pencils by Studio Markunpoika | Colossal

<p>Amalgamated is a new series of vessels by studio markunpoika constructed from assembled pencils. Taking advantage of the pencil’s unique hexagon …

"We don't stop dreaming and exploring because we grow old. We grow old because we stop dreaming and exploring. - GB Shaw" Thanks to Brenton Clarke Little for sharing the inspiring photo and quote. #NeverStopExploring

The New Rules of Protein

All athletes follow (or at least are aware of) the same nutritional guidelines: drink a protein shake within an hour—at most—after working out. It’s the same token of advice we’ve been hearing for years. But does it still hold true? It may be time for the rules of protein—namely, quality and …

Every Tequila Cocktail Recipe You Need For Life

Think beyond the margarita.<p>Tequila is one of those liquors people feel pretty strongly about. Some swear by it -- by way of a simple shot or a margarita on the rocks, tequila is their go-to drink. Others hate it. All it takes is one bad night of a few too many shots of Cuervo, and you'll never look …

Green Companies Get More Greenbacks

Do-gooders are willing to put their money where their mouth is, according to a new study from the Neilsen Global Survey on Corporate Social Responsibility.<p>The report found that, more often than not, people around the world will pay more for products made by socially responsible companies. Every …

16-Year-Old Sets Planking Record

Planking for one minute is hard enough, but in Boulder, Colorado, teen Gabi Ury held the grueling position for 1 hour, 20 minutes. She smashed the previous women's record of 40 minutes set by Eva Bulzomi, all while fighting a debilitating disease known as VATER syndrome.<p>According to her website, …

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Swimming with Fire: BTS Video and Q&A with Two Daredevil Lava Photographers

We’ve introduced you to best friends CJ Kale and Nick Selway before, back in 2012 when we first shared the beautiful photography they created for …

Google to build prototype of truly driverless car

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Google plans to build and launch onto city streets a small fleet of subcompact cars that could operate without a person at the …

Automatic Driving Assistant Partners with Jawbone For UP Band Integration – MacStories

Automatic, a smart driving assistant that plugs into a car's diagnostics port to present driving data and statistics on a mobile app, announced a partnership with accessory maker Jawbone today aimed at integrating Automatic data with the company's UP fitness band.<p>We first covered Automatic when it …

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The Best Hotels In 18 Beach Towns Across America

With built-in services like housekeeping, room service, and access to amenities like pools and tennis courts, beachside hotels make for an easy summer getaway.<p>Our friends at Hotels.com created a list of the best beach hotels by looking at the highest-rated hotels at popular beach towns across …

Laguna Beach

It Will Cost $682 A Day To Visit Rio During The World Cup

TripAdvisor recently came out with its TripIndex Soccer, which examines how much it will cost travelers to visit Brazil's 12 host cities — Belo Horizonte, Brasilia, Cuiaba, Curitiba, Fortaleza, Manaus, Natal, Porto Alegre, Recife, Rio de Janeiro, Salvador, and Sao Paulo — during the World …

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LeVar Burton's Reading Rainbow Kickstarter hits $1M goal in less than a day

It would be pretty easy for actor LeVar Burton to coast through the remainder of life taking only acting gigs he likes and getting showered with adoration from Geordi La Forge fans on the Star Trek convention circuit.<p>Instead, Burton is taking the noble path by trying to launch a new Reading Rainbow …

Samsung Moves To Upstage Apple With New Biometric Data Platform

Samsung is building a “data bank” of people’s biometric information that app developers and researchers can plug into to create clever, health-related services — ideally for Samsung devices.<p>Following the release of its Gear Fit wearable fitness tracker, its new SAMI platform, overseen by a former …