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Clayton Kershaw delivers, Dodgers force Game 5 with 3-1 win

Clayton Kershaw had heard all about his postseason struggles, his seventh-inning meltdowns, his lack of a signature game.<p>Maybe he won't be hearing it quite as much now, not after he stared down the New York Mets and kept the Dodgers' postseason alive Tuesday night in a nervous 3-1 victory in Game 4 …

5 Running Mistakes Beginners Always Make

Summertime is the perfect season to start a running program. With the sun shining, there’s simply no reason to <i>not</i> lace up your sneaks and hit the …

A Marine explains which state would win if the US declared war on itself

<i>We've published the full answer from Quora user Jon Davis, a Marine veteran who is now a writer and blogger on military, veterans, and Middle Eastern affairs. In Oct. 2014, Davis' answer was optioned by a Hollywood producer for a potential television series.</i><p>These are the accounts of the Second …

War

This map shows the US really has 11 separate 'nations' with entirely different cultures

In his fourth book, "American Nations: A History of the Eleven Rival Regional Cultures in North America," award-winning author Colin Woodard identifies 11 distinct cultures that have historically divided the US.<p>"The country has been arguing about a lot of fundamental things lately including state …

New York City

Here are the fascinating never-before-seen photos of Dick Cheney and George W. Bush on 9/11

The photos — taken by the Vice Presidential photographer and released this week by the National Archives — were released as part of a Freedom of Information Act request filed by documentary filmmaker Colette Neirouz Hanna.<p>The images show intimate photos of administration higher-ups like Vice …

George W. Bush

5 Chinese Meat Scandals That Will Make You Cringe

Scandals in the food industry regularly jolt Chinese society into new waves of skepticism with Chinese authorities and their abilities to properly …

McDonald's

As Big As Disney

Apple is to the tech world what Disney is to the world of entertainment media. It's an American icon. A "must-have" for Apple's cult-like fanboys and fangirls stretching from Los Angeles to New York. London to Sydney. The long lines have become as ubiquitous a sight at Apple stores during product …

New photographs show George W Bush, Dick Cheney and Condoleezza Rice reacting to 9/11

Powerful images of the Bush administration in the hours following the September 11 attacks have been released<p>Newly-released photographs taken in the aftermath of the 9/11 attacks by then vice-president Dick Cheney's staff photographer show shock and horror written on the faces of Mr Cheney, …

How China Crushed Hollywood's Summer at the PRC Box Office

This has been the summer that wasn’t for Hollywood’s major studios in China, their largest overseas market. Up until June they were having a smashing year at the mainland’s multiplexes, with movies like <i>San Andreas</i>, <i>Jurassic World</i>, and especially <i>Furious 7</i> hauling away Chinese renminbi like never …

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Here's McDonald's Unofficial Secret Menu

Fast food fans love to speculate about the existence of secret menu items. And now McDonald’s lovers have proof the restaurant is in on the fun—sort …

Pruning Branches: Bank of American Continues Its Cost-Cutting

After expanding across the country to reach a high-water mark of 6,100 branches six years ago, Bank of America continues to pare back that footprint today. In its quarterly report Wednesday, the bank said it closed 267 branches (and added 33) over the past year, leaving a total of 4,789, a decline …

Another Reason to Expect Game of Thrones to Bring Back Jon Snow

Bran‘s visions of the past are one more reason to expect the Lord Commander‘s revival.<p>Did you miss him? That lovable scamp? That guy that’s been there from the very beginning? The heart of <i>Game of Thrones</i>? No, I’m not talking about Bran (sorry, Bran!), I’m talking about Hodor. After taking a season …

What 9 common drugs including caffeine, weed, and booze do to your brain

We know different drugs make us experience the world around us in very different ways — and their after-effects are often nowhere near as pleasant as the immediate results they produce.<p>So what exactly are these drugs doing to the brain to prompt these feelings?

Magic Mushrooms

China says police shoot dead three Xinjiang 'terrorists'

BEIJING (Reuters) - Chinese police in the northeastern city of Shenyang shot dead three knife-wielding Uighur militants screaming for Islamic holy war and wounded another on Monday as they tried to resist arrest, the government and state media said.<p>China’s government has repeatedly blamed attacks …

Extremism

A Timeline Of What China's Gov't Did To Save Stock Market

It’s not over til the fat lady sings, they say. She’s still singing…<p>Here’s a timeline of the policy measures Beijing has undertaken to save the mainland China stock markets which collapsed by around 40% in four weeks starting June 13.<p><b>Publicly Announced Measures To Save China’s Stock Market*</b><p>27 June …

40 incredible restaurants you should eat at in your lifetime

Some restaurants offer delicious food, incredible views, and an amazing atmosphere — and people travel around the world just to eat at them.<p>From a snow village in Finland to an underwater restaurant in the Maldives to the best restaurant in the world on the World's 50 Best Restaurants list, here …

Hospitality

A psychologist reveals the best ways to maximize your sleep — and the No. 1 mistake everyone makes

Everyone wants to get better sleep. But sleep trouble is incredibly common.<p>And feeling tired the next day isn't the half of it. By not getting enough sleep you're reducing your IQ.<p>Via Brain Rules: 12 Principles for Surviving and Thriving at Work, Home, and School:<p>And losing "beauty sleep" really …

Sleep