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The New York Subway Still Runs On Analog Technology From The 1930s

Upgrading it is slow and expensive work, but the new systems will eventually allow more trains to run on the same track.<p>The New York subway is old. You see the signs every time you ride it. The paint on the cast iron pillars is layered like the rings of a tree trunk, and if you removed the ads from …

Trains

A tale of 2 setters? Study says dogs pick up on subtle signal from tail wags to left or right

The way Fido wags his tail might reveal more about him than you know. Just ask another dog.<p>A few years ago, researchers discovered a subtle difference in how dogs wag their tails. When a dog sees something positive, such as its owner, it tends to wags its tail more to its right. The wagging tends …

In midst of Syrian war, giant Jesus statue arises

In the midst of a conflict rife with sectarianism, a giant bronze statue of Jesus has gone up on a Syrian mountain, apparently under cover of a truce among three factions in the country's civil war.<p>Jesus stands, arms outstretched, on the Cherubim mountain, overlooking a route pilgrims took from …

MIT students develop wearable cooling device that could make air conditioning obsolete

We come across quite a lot of cool technology, but it’s not every day that we find something that can <i>literally</i> cool you down.<p>Developed by four engineering students at MIT, Wristify is a prototype wearable device that leverages the physical phenomenon known as the <i>Peltier effect</i> to reduce your body …

Margin of error: Groove rule's mixed stats

The case continues to be made that the USGA's decision to reduce the effectiveness of grooves in generating spin has not had the intended effect. In short, detractors say, the groove rule hasn't noticeably restored the value of driving accuracy by increasing the penalty for hitting the ball in the …

MSG shows off new features

NEW YORK -- After three years of construction, Madison Square Garden unveiled its $1 billion renovation Thursday.<p>The "Transformation" includes two …

Bridges

New Nike LeBron 11 ‘Away’ sneakers commercial

Published on October 31st, 2013 <i>by Astramskas, David</i> | 1,809 views<p>I feel really bad for people that hate LeBron that’s trying to follow basketball on …

Shoes

Stephen Curry Validates Stardom, but He Still Has a Long Way to Go

Stephen Curry takes a kick pass in the corner from Kent Bazemore. Swish. He pulls up from 25 feet. Swish. Twenty-five again. Swish. One more time, the same distance and the foul.<p>Swish.<p>For the first six minutes of Thursday night's fourth quarter against the Los Angeles Clippers, Curry transported us …

Basketball

ESPN The Magazine: Andrew Wiggins Feature

Jay Bilas sits down with Kansas Guard Andrew Wiggins to find out what makes Wiggins so special on the court, why he chose Kansas and leaving for the …

Basketball

The Clippers declined to share chapel services with the Warriors prior to a game

The Los Angeles Clippers and Golden State Warriors used to fight to stay out of the Pacific Division cellar, and their most heated stare downs …

Jimmer Fredette Would Be Successful with New Team and New Environment

Don't write off Jimmer Fredette just because the Sacramento Kings have.<p>Sam Amick of <i>USA Today</i> reported the team isn't going to pick up the third-year guard's option for 2014-15.<p>It's a sign the team doesn't look at Fredette as a viable option in the long term and could very well offload him during …

Basketball

Kenneth Faried jabs Nuggets starters for low energy

Denver forward wants starters to step up after he's benched for J.J. Hickson.<p>The Nuggets' locker room Friday night after the Portland Trail Blazers …

Basketball

Friday Q&A: Damian Lillard and life beyond the breakout

Portland Trail Blazers guard discusses expectations, criticism, growing up in "the hood," and how he's improving as an NBA defender.<p>You've conquered …

LaMarcus Aldridge

Tony Wroten's nasty block on Derrick Rose

Tony Wroten wants no part of #TheReturn campaign trail.<p>Tony Wroten had no intention of being a part of Derrick Rose's #TheReturn campaign. Wroten unleashed a nasty block on Rose's layup attempt in the third quarter.<p>More from SB Nation NBA:<p>• O'Donnell: Derrick Rose brings The Roar back<p>• The Hook: …

CJ Miles Sick Statue of Liberty Dunk on Orlando Johnson

Why the Golden State Warriors Are Legitimate Title Contenders

The Golden State Warriors may have just lost to Chris Paul and the Los Angeles Clippers in a 126-115 offensive spectacle, but the Warriors' first few games still prove Stephen Curry and company are legitimate contenders for an NBA title.<p>Chris Paul became one of only two active players to score 40 …

Basketball

Magic rout Nets 107-86

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) -- The Orlando Magic ended two negative streaks while ruining Jason Kidd's first game as an NBA head coach.<p>Third-year center …