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LeBron James and the Superstar Fallacy

Like many sports fans, I define eras of my own life by the sports superstars who dominated them. In high school, it was Joe Montana; in college, Michael Jordan; post-college, Barry Bonds. Their career arcs become our story lines and plots that unfurl over many happy, occasionally anxious, …

Basketball

Dramatic night-vision video captures US raid to kill ISIS fighters

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Dramatic new video released by the US military on Tuesday reveals rare footage of American special operators and Afghan Special Security Forces conducting a nighttime raid targeting ISIS-affiliated fighters in Afghanistan -- footage that the Pentagon said documents the latest in …

Here’s how Facebook allowed Cambridge Analytica to get data for 50 million users

Facebook says it isn’t at fault.<p>Cambridge Analytica, the data analytics firm that helped Donald Trump get elected president, amassed a trove of Facebook user data for some 50 million people without ever getting their permission, according to a report from the New York Times.<p>Facebook is in another …

Scarlett Is Currently Dominating StarCraft, One Match At A Time

Earlier this week, Sasha “Scarlett” Hostyn made <i>StarCraft</i> history at IEM Pyeongchang 2018, defeating two-time world champion sOs. Last night, she …

Starcraft

How to Build Your Own App If You Don't Know How to Code

<i>In our series</i> Getting It<i>, we’ll give you all you need to know to get started with and excel at a wide range of technology, both on and offline. Here,</i> …

Apps

Breathe is a smartphone ghost story that knows where you live

Kate Pullinger’s tale subtly changes depending on where (and when) it is read<p>Author Kate Pullinger has written a ghost story for smartphones, using …

Tapes Reveal Egyptian Leaders’ Tacit Acceptance of Jerusalem Move

As President Trump moved last month to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, an Egyptian intelligence officer quietly placed phone calls to the hosts of several influential talk shows in Egypt.<p>“Like all our Arab brothers,” Egypt would denounce the decision in public, the officer, Capt. …

Donald Trump

Archaeologists Find Gate to Headquarters of Famed “Ironclad” Sixth Legion in Northern Israel

Historians have long known Rome stationed two legions in Judea after the First Jewish Revolt against Roman rule between 66 and 70 C.E. One legion was …

21 Times LeBron James Was Just So Incredibly Likable

Just because he's not on your team doesn't mean you can't appreciate his greatness.

Canelés de Bordeaux Recipe

"These crispy French custard cakes are traditionally baked in special fluted molds, but the molds were no longer available in my local shop. So I …

How to Make Easy Turkey (or Chicken) Gravy

01 of 07<p>How to Make Easy Turkey Gravy<p>Use turkey stock to make this easy gravy if you can find it, or use a good quality low sodium chicken stock. You …

LeBron James Is the Greatest Living Athlete (and Here's Why)

LeBron James has been basketball's best player for the better part of 14 years. But it's his work off the court—in business, in movies, and increasingly in politics—that will define the depth of his greatness. We tailed the king from L.A. to New York to Toronto and back again, talking LeBron Inc., …

Watch the exclusive first trailer for Chris Hemsworth’s ’12 Strong’

Even Chris Hemsworth, who makes a living as a cape-wearing, hammer-wielding demigod, concedes that the image of a modern military leader rolling into battle on horseback makes for a curious spectacle.<p>"That absolutely got my attention, the visual uniqueness of this warfare," says Hemsworth of the …

Special Forces

Final John Hurt Film, ‘Damascus Cover’, Tops Boston Film Fest With Six Awards

The Boston Film Festival closed out its 33rd annual event with six awards to Sir John Hurt’s final film <i>Damascus Cover.</i><p>A political thriller, <i>Damascus</i> …

Kevin Durant's Twitter Antics Prove His Critics Right

I’m not here to rip Kevin Durant. I’m here to thank him. How often does an athlete invite you into his therapy appointment?<p>We can’t fault Durant for …

Israel Has a Playbook for Dealing With North Korea

Israel and North Korea are on opposite sides of the Asian landmass, separated by 5,000 miles as the ICBM flies. But Israelis feels close to the nuclear standoff between Washington and Pyongyang. They have faced this sort of crisis before, and may again.<p>Some history: In the mid-1970s, it became …

North Korea

Final Fantasy 14: Dad of Light is better than it has any right to be

Name be damned, it’s Netflix’s new best import<p>Japanese soap opera <i>Final Fantasy 14: Dad of Light</i> is now on American Netflix, and you need to watch it. Look past that awkward name it’s been graced with, because <i>Dad of Light</i> is short, sweet and a total joy to watch.<p>The premise is familiar to anyone who …

12 Genius Decorating Ideas for Small Kitchens

1 of 12<p>Work with the existing architecture.<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 12<p>Get it white.<p>3 of 12<p>Look to Lucite.<p>Advertisement<p>4 of 12<p>Play-up the view.<p>Advertisement<p>5 …

The Warriors Are Unstoppable, and They’re the Best Thing That Could’ve Happened to LeBron

By the end of last season’s NBA Finals, there were no more worlds left for LeBron James to conquer. Like Alexander the Great after defeating the …

It doesn't matter that LeBron James lost in the NBA Finals

The legacy of LeBron James should not be under question. This defeat to Golden State in five games should not have any negative consequences on where James stands in the pantheon of the greatest players to ever. He has done all there is to do. This loss, and everything that comes after, is …

Basketball

NBA Finals Loss to Golden State Warriors Won't Tarnish LeBron James' Legacy

OAKLAND, Calif. — Whatever you're thinking about LeBron James right now, stop it.<p>The mental gymnastics required to place him anywhere outside the top five greatest NBA players of all time isn't worth it. Monday's 129-120 loss to the Golden State Warriors—the Cleveland Cavaliers' second NBA Finals …

Jude Law is one but Tom Hardy isn't: what makes a movie star?

A true star isn’t somebody film lovers rave about, but someone you could easily pick out of a lineup – like Meryl Streep, but not Charlie Hunnam<p>Like many film critics, I started out to be a mortician, but got sidetracked. Yet vestiges of that childhood vocation linger on in my lifelong fascination …

Gigabyte pairs GeForce GTX 1070 GPU with external Thunderbolt 3 enclosure in $600 bundle

Gigabyte has shown off an external graphics card enclosure at Computex that aims to offer better value to those who want to add a graphics card to …

apollo architects renovates inherited family home in japan

<b>apollo architects has shared its ‘trim’ residential project where the design team overhauled a client’s family-inherited home in japan.</b> instead of …

Architecture

6 Scary Realities Of Working With Actual Psychopaths

"Psychopath" is the "literally" of mental illnesses, a phrase that's tossed around frequently, but rarely used correctly. It's become our catch-all …

Best Joke Ever: George Carlin: Euphemism Fighter Supreme

Has there ever been a better — or worse — year for euphemisms than this one?<p>Racist, xenophobic shitbirds are diagnosed with <i>cultural anxiety</i>. White …

George Carlin

Wondering why LeBron isn't an MVP finalist? Game 2 vs. Celtics is your answer

Being the best player in the world, maybe even the best player ever, doesn't make him the MVP<p>On Friday night it was announced that LeBron James was …

We tracked the Trump scandals on right-wing news sites. Here’s how they covered it.

We’re experiencing these historical events very differently.<p>The past week of Trump scandals for people reading mainstream news outlets has gone something like this: President Trump fired the FBI director who was investigating his campaign’s connection with Russia — and then the next day, Trump …

The Witcher is getting a Netflix series

Andrzej Sapkowski’s novels being adapted for TV<p>Netflix is developing an English-language drama series based on Andrzej Sapkowski’s The Witcher, according to a press release from production company Platige Image.<p>The Witcher series will be based on Sapkowski’s eight novels and story collections, the …