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Jordan debuts new running shoe

The brand best known for its basketball apparel and footwear continues to grow its presence in the running industry with the Zoom Tenacity 88The post …

Everyone Is Going Through Something | by Kevin Love

O<p>n November 5th, right after halftime against the Hawks, I had a panic attack.<p>It came out of nowhere. I’d never had one before. I didn’t even know if …

Mental Health

A stunning discovery about the start of the universe

<b>(CNN) —</b> For millennia, humans have sat under a clear midnight sky and marveled at the spectacle emblazoned across the heavens. The stars seem eternal, as if they have always been there. But there's just one problem.<p>It isn't so.<p>The universe was once entirely dark, with nary a light anywhere …

Universe

'Damn, This Game Is Long': The Dos and Don'ts of Life on an NBA Bench

Spencer Dinwiddie was hungry. NBA games, after all, can be long, tedious affairs, especially for players forced to watch all 48 minutes of action—which in real time takes an average of two hours and 15 minutes—from a seat on the bench.<p>That's where the 24-year-old Dinwiddie used to spend the …

Clint Capela is one of this season’s biggest breakout stars

The bulky plastic Clint Capela wore looked uncomfortable and felt much worse. A Steven Adams elbow broke Capela’s face on Christmas Day; his gift was …

A Free Minimalist Résumé Template That Looks Friendly But Professional

<b>An eye-catching résumé</b> can mean the difference between cinching a job or not, so it always pays to invest time and effort into making yours look …

Graphic Design

Unlocking the 'Lost City of the Pyramids,' and other Giza mysteries

<b>(CNN) —</b> The pyramids of Giza are loathe to give up their secrets. Over 4,000 years since they were constructed in Egypt's Old Kingdom, archaeologists are still uncovering fresh mysteries from this ancient and beguiling site.<p>A lifetime of work can feel like scratching the surface of these monoliths …

How Google’s Quantum Computer Could Change the World - WSJ

Hartmut Neven believes in parallel universes. On a recent morning outside Google’s Los Angeles office, the 53-year-old computer scientist was lecturing me on how quantum mechanics—the physics of atoms and particles—backs the theory of a so-called multiverse. Neven points to the tape recorder …

Quantum Computing

Is Kyrie Really 'Being Woke'? Understanding Irving's Public Moment of Zen

The modern professional athlete serves many purposes in our society. For one, they are excellent spokespeople for products ranging from homeowners insurance all the way down to your favorite local fast food chain. For years, the defining aspect of Isaiah Thomas' career for me was him stating …

The Air Jordan 32 "Rosso Corsa" Red Launch Colorway Surfaces

Prepare for launch.<p>Following imagery of the Air Jordan 32 “MJ” colorway, another iteration of Jordan Brand‘s next signature has surfaced. The Air Jordan 2-inspired model is also set to launch in a red-dominated edition dubbed “Rosso Corsa.” Its name stems from a shade of red which is popularly used …

Tristan Thompson is an enormous 'problem' for Cavs opponents

When Byron Scott first met his Cavaliers team in the fall of 2011, he gave each player a 5-by-8 note card with written instructions outlining his …

The meaning of Kendrick Lamar

ALL is quiet in hip-hop’s game of thrones. “Kendrick Lamar, the best rapper alive, is still the best rapper alive”, ran one headline after the …

Behind Kevin Durant’s Jersey Number, a Cold-Blooded Murder

LAUREL, Md. — It was a soaking and memorable rain that night, and the blood that spilled from the bullet holes of a 35-year-old named Charles Craig, a big man left crumpled on the wet pavement, washed down a grate in the low spot of the strip-mall parking lot.<p>Closing time at J’s Sports Café here …

A Bob Marley Mystery: 13 Crusty Tapes Found in a London Basement

There was the glorious moment, after three failed attempts, when Martin Nichols first thought he had brought Bob Marley back to life.<p>The sound technician had spent days gingerly unspooling deteriorated reel-to-reel tapes for restoration in his Somerset, England, studio. They were the first of 13 he …

Seven Earth-Size Worlds Discovered Orbiting Nearby Star

Temperate planets could have liquid water suitable for life, European scientists say<p>Seven alien worlds about the size of Earth have been discovered orbiting a tiny nearby star, and six of them appear warm enough that liquid water—necessary for life—could exist on their surfaces, European …

Brooklyn Nets reveal new jerseys with sponsorship patch, and some fans are not happy

On Wednesday, the Nets announced a new partnership with software company Infor. According to their press release, this basically means the team will get help in gathering data to improve “team performance,” as well as digital marketing. This all sounds neat and promising, and very similar to what …

Basketball

Inside a Moneymaking Machine Like No Other

<b>Sixty miles east</b> of Wall Street, a spit of land shaped like a whale’s tail separates Long Island Sound and Conscience Bay. The mansions here, with …

The Biggest Shot in NBA History

It wasn’t Michael Jordan’s, Ray Allen’s or any of Robert Horry’s. It was Kyrie Irving’s clutch shot in Game 7 of the NBA Finals—even if nobody realized.<p>More than four million shots have been made in the entire history of the NBA. Which one of them was the biggest has always been a matter of debate. …

Basketball

Russell Westbrook’s Season Has Stopped Making Sense

The Oklahoma City Thunder star has increased his usage rate and become more efficient at the same time—and that isn’t supposed to happen.<p>By<p>Ben Cohen<p>Ben Cohen<p>The Wall Street Journal<p>Biography<p>@bzcohen<p>Google+<p>ben.cohen@wsj.com<p>There is a basic law of basketball: What goes up in usage must come down in …

Basketball

The Houston Rockets’ Great Three-Point Experiment

James Harden and his teammates are on track to shatter the NBA record for 3-pointers—and that was exactly their plan<p>The Golden State Warriors weaponized the 3-pointer last season like no team the NBA had ever seen. But as they unleashed three after three, a bolder strategy began circulating around …

Basketball

The New York that never made it off the drawing board - CNN Style

Written by Daniel Libeskind, Special to CNN<p>Daniel Libeskind is an architect, joint founder of Studio Daniel Libeskind and was CNN Style's first guest editor in July 2015. Below is his foreword to new book "Never Built New York."<p>Architecture has always begun with drawing. Music, as we know, begins …

Architecture

The 15 most innovative countries in the world

The WEF looks at data on areas as varied as the soundness of banks to the sophistication of businesses in each country. It then uses the data to compile a picture of the economy of almost every country on earth.<p>One of the measures WEF looks at is innovation, which takes into account things like the …

The San Antonio Spurs Are Coached to Think for Themselves

Why Gregg Popovich wants his NBA players to be engaged in the world and knowledgeable about current events<p>San Antonio<p>Gregg Popovich came to San Antonio Spurs training camp this year prepared with some questions for his players. Such as: Who were the explorers pushing west in early America? What is …

Basketball

Abandoned Amusement Park Photography

Romain Veillon, que nous connaissons pour ses escapades au sein de lieux abandonnés, nous dévoile aujourd’hui une série de clichés réalisée dans un …

Spike Lee Is Turning 'She's Gotta Have It' Into a Series for Netflix

The return of Mars Blackmon?<p>The very first Spike Lee joint is coming to the small screen.<p>Today, Netflix announced that it has ordered a ten-episode series based on Spike Lee’s very first film, 1986’s <i>She’s Gotta Have It</i>. According to Netflix, the series will be a contemporary update of the indie …

Barclay Butera’s New Rolls-Royce Dawn Is the Ultimate Yacht on Wheels

The new Rolls-Royce Dawn marks the first time the 110-year-old brand enlisted an interior designer to outfit a car<p>What exudes wealth and style more than a yacht or a Rolls-Royce? Not many things, which is why the renowned British carmaker decided to debut the Rolls-Royce Dawn at last week’s Pebble …

Rolls-Royce

Even Roger Federer Can't Get Every Nike Sneaker He Wants

The perception of Roger Federer as a tennis player is much different than his personality off the court. He’s a clinical player, dressed …

Architectural Photo Tour of Pyongyang, North Korea

Commercial photographer Raphael Olivier recently travelled to Pyongyang, North Korea and created a fantastic photo essay exploring the city’s vintage …

Secrets and agents

IN 2007 the state of Washington introduced a new rule aimed at making the labour market fairer: firms were banned from checking job applicants’ …

Amazing Photos of Abandoned Soviet Infrastructure Will Show You the Meaning of Desolate

When the snow reclaims a nation.<p>From 2013 to 2015, Russian photographer Danila Tkachenko traveled thousands of miles to some of the most remote regions of the country to photograph once-proud structures of the Soviet Union that have fallen into ruin. The collection, titled Restricted Areas, focuses …

Urbanism