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Here's What Happens When An Amoeba 'Eats' The Brain

Last week, nine-year-old Hally Yust died after contracting a rare brain-eating amoeba infection while swimming near her family’s home in Kansas.<p>The organism responsible, <i>Naegleria fowleri,</i> dwells in warm freshwater lakes and rivers and usually targets children and young adults. Once in the brain it …

Kobe Bryant Says He's '100 Percent' Happy with Lakers' Efforts to Improve Roster

Ever since the Los Angeles Lakers chose Kobe Bryant over Shaquille O'Neal back in 2004, the organization has has had no problem pandering to its star.<p>It seems like Bryant's opinion on the front-office moves is a story every summer, and he's generally pretty sour.<p>But fresh off the massive two-year …

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Kobe Bryant Admits to Being 'Afraid' of What Life Will Be Like After Basketball

Kobe Bryant may have signed a two-year contract extension worth $48.5 million with the Los Angeles Lakers last November, but you better believe he's already thinking about what life will be like once he retires.<p>According to ESPN.com, the 18-year-veteran isn't exactly comfortable contemplating the …

Kobe Bryant To Star in Documentary Film

Kobe Bryant is the focus of an upcoming documentary, <i>Kobe Bryant’s Muse</i>, which follows Bryant through last season and the two leg injuries that kept …

How Will Los Angeles Lakers Solve Glaring Small Forward Problem?

Relatively speaking, the Los Angeles Lakers have fared pretty well in their roster-rebuilding efforts.<p>With both eyes on the future and a mostly unwavering commitment to maintaining financial flexibility, the Lakers have limited their number of available avenues to external assistance. Backed into …

Kobe Bryant is documentary subject

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. -- Kobe Bryant says he's "scared'' about his future after basketball, although he's embracing the challenge of finding …

Bucks claiming Kendall Marshall off waivers, according to report

Kendall Marshall won't clear waivers as the Bucks will add him to their young team.<p>The Milwaukee Bucks will claim Kendall Marshall off of waivers after the point guard was released by the Los Angeles Lakers, reports ESPN's Marc Stein. Marshall's $915,243 contract for the 2014-2015 season was fully …

Kobe Bryant is happy with the Lakers' efforts this summer

Kobe Bryant says he's happy with the effort of the Los Angeles Lakers' organization this summer, even after missing out on key free agents.<p><b>More</b> …

Kyrie Irving: LeBron return 'exciting'

Kyrie Irving is just as excited for the return of LeBron James to the Cavaliers as the rest of Cleveland.<p>The fourth-year point guard, speaking …

Anthony Bennett Will Shed Bust Reputation with Resurgence in 2014

Whether he plays with the Cleveland Cavaliers, the Minnesota Timberwolves or some other as-yet-determined third team that helps to facilitate the long-rumored Kevin Love deal, via Chris Broussard of <i>ESPN The Magazine</i>, Anthony Bennett won't be called a bust after next season.<p>We don't know for sure if …

Cavs open to Andrew Wiggins trade

The Cleveland Cavaliers are now offering No. 1 overall pick Andrew Wiggins in attempts to trade for Minnesota Timberwolves All-Star forward Kevin …

All-Star Tulowitzki leaves game with left leg cramp

PITTSBURGH -- A Rockies team that has seen far too many of its top players leave the field injured was left holding its breath Saturday night, after …

Dawn of the Planet of the Apes review – a state-of-the-art battle for supremacy

From its origins in Pierre Boulle's Swiftian 1963 novel <i>La Planète des singes</i> to this state-of-the art 21st-century 3D-CG cinema outing, the darkly satirical <i>Apes</i> saga has proved both resilient and flexible. Born amid the social upheavals of the late 60s and early 70s, the first cycle of five movies …

Vanishing point: five ways to become invisible

From HG Wells to JK Rowling, invisibility has long been the stuff of fiction. Not any more. Here Philip Ball explains five methods that scientists are researching to make things 'disappear'<p>Here's how you could become invisible in the middle ages: grind up an owl's eye with a ball of beetle dung and …

Scientists Probe Depths of Mysterious Hole in Siberia

Weird Science<p>That mysterious crater deep in Siberia will soon be a bit less mysterious; a team of scientists just completed their first survey of the giant hole in northern Yamal — Siberian for "the end of the world." Conspiracy theorists who thought bombs or UFOs might be involved will be …

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