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Kobe Bryant's Twilight Saga | Longform - SI.com

Twilight the Saga<p>For even the most competitive athlete, the transition game is never easy. So what drives Kobe Bryant at age 36, as he comes off …

FDA Warns Of Life-Threatening Reactions With Acne Products

The announcement that popular over-the-counter acne treatments can cause rare but life-threatening reactions sure got our attention. Who among us hasn't slathered that stuff on our face?<p>The reactions include throat tightness, shortness of breath, wheezing, low blood pressure, fainting and collapse. …

See The Hidden Meanings Inside 17 Tech Company Logos

In Sony's Vaio logo, the letters V and A represent an analog waveform and the I and O represent a binary code.<p>Facebook Places was Facebook's now defunct response to the check-in app Foursquare. Note that the red arrow is pointing at a number four ... an indicator of its intended target.<p>We love the …

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6 Summer Salads You'll Actually Crave

<b>1. Black Bean, Corn & Avocado Salad with Chipotle-Honey Vinaigrette</b><p>With black beans, sweet corn, crisp bell peppers and creamy avocado, this is one of those crowd-pleasing, make-ahead recipes that everyone loves. You can serve it as a side dish, salad or dip. The vinaigrette is similar to the …

The 2-Minute Workout That Works Your Abs From Every Angle

How strong is your core? Find out with this ultimate ab challenge<p>Ripped abs are reason enough to add some core moves to your routine. But a strong torso can also give you the foundation you need to lift more weight with less risk of injury. "Crunches alone won't get the job done, though," says Todd …

Is Seawater the Next Big Fuel Source?

In April, the Navy announced a breakthrough in transforming seawater, the earth's most abundant natural resource, to fuel. Researchers used it to fly a model jet powered with an internal combustion engine like its full-sized counterparts. What are the implications of such a technology in a world …

10 things billionaires won’t tell you

<b>1.“We just get richer and richer.”</b><p>The past 35 years have been a period of extraordinary wealth creation by billionaires, according to a new “2015 …

Income Inequality

13 Google Search Tricks That Make Life A Whole Lot Easier

You <i>think</i> you know how to Google? You don't know how to Google.<p>Even the most seasoned Googler might not know every tip and trick available with just a few extra keystrokes in the search bar. Consider this your instructions manual for the world's most popular search engine.<p>Define A Word<p><b>The Scenario:</b> …

7 Things Remarkably Happy People Do Often

Happiness can be a choice -- especially when you take the right actions.<p>Happiness: Everyone wants it, yet relatively few seem to get enough of it, especially those in their early 40s. (I'm no psychologist, but that's probably about when many of us start thinking, "Wait--is <i>this</i> all there is?")<p>Good …

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The New Microsoft CEO's Vision For The Company Was Inspired By This Blog Post From The CEO Of … Snapchat

This evening, Microsoft's new CEO, Satya Nadella, took the stage at the Code Conference in Southern California.<p>Nadella has only been CEO of Microsoft for a few months now, and he really needed to make a good impression in front of the high-powered crowd full of fellow tech executives, investors, …

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U.S. Obesity Rate Reaches New High

By Megan Gannon, News Editor<p>Published: 05/22/2014 01:46 PM EDT on LiveScience<p>The obesity epidemic is showing no signs of retreat in the United States.<p>As of this week, the nation's obesity rate for 2014 stands at 27.7 percent, according to new Gallup data. That's up from the 2013 rate of 27.1 …

8 Things You Should Do Before Every Workout

1 of 9<p>Bill Comstock<p>Pre-workout Necessities<p>A solid pre-workout routine begins long before you step into gym shorts or break a sweat. And like …

There's a Place in the Utah Desert Where People Pretend to Live on Mars

Outfitted in bright orange spacesuits and a full pack of oxygen, three astronauts push open the foot-thick door and step outside onto the rusty red …

Yoga Poses & Meditation Exercises To Get You Running Like A Champ

Love 'em or hate 'em, hills are a part of any runner's life. For those of you who feel defeated during the climb, here's some great news! Yoga is a …

5 Reasons You're Not Getting Stronger

<i>Not all strength training workouts are the same and that could be the reason why you’re not getting stronger.</i><p>You’ll do anything to run faster. You’ll …

Stonehenge Discovery 'Blows Lid Off' Old Theories About Builders Of Ancient Monument (VIDEO)

From who built it to what it was used for, Stonehenge is surrounded by many enduring mysteries -- and researchers from the University of Buckingham in England now say they've solved one of them.<p>"For years people have been asking why is Stonehenge where it is, now at last, we have found the …

Samsung Is Undisputed King Of Smartphones; Apple Still Distant Second

The fact that Samsung stands atop the global smartphone heap isn’t new information, but the sheer volume of smartphones the Korean company has shipped so far this year is staggering. With the Galaxy S5 just beginning to ship, Samsung’s total shipment volume for the first quarter of the year came to …

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Add this Tweet to your website by copying the code below. Learn more<p>Add this video to your website by copying the code below. Learn more<p>Hmm, there …

Adam Silver, NBA Face Momentous Test in Donald Sterling Deliberation

The public record strongly suggests that Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald T. Sterling is an unabashed bigot, small-minded, mean-spirited, vindictive, parsimonious and petty.<p>That record was ingrained long before TMZ released an audiotape Saturday that purportedly captured Sterling making racist …

Medical School: From the Beginning

Except for the first 15 minutes of introductions and pleasantries, the van was silent. There were a total of six of us, including the driver. Three were from the liver transplant team, while Dr. M and I were the heart team. The atmosphere seemed a little too ordinary to be a car full of surgeons …

Which NBA Team Needs Jabari Parker the Most?

After much deliberation, Duke University standout Jabari Parker—one of the most highly touted NBA prospects—announced his decision to declare for the 2014 draft. A variety of teams bound for the lottery would love to add his talents for the 2014-15 season, but only one can make that a reality by …

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Lessons Learned For 2015 From This Year's Obamacare Sign-Ups

President Obama was thrilled last week when he was able to announce that more than 7 million people have signed up for insurance under the Affordable Care Act.<p>"This law is doing what it's supposed to do," the president said in the Rose Garden. "It's working."<p>But that's not to say it couldn't work …

Fine-Tune Your Chest in Four Weeks

<b>Duration</b> 4 weeks<p><b>Exercises</b> 23<p><b>Equipment</b> Yes<p>Show up early for a symphony orchestra concert that features the most advanced performers and you know what …

30 Brilliant Test Answers From Smartass Kids

When a child’s answer to a question on a quiz or test is incorrect but clever, should they get credit for it? Here are 30 clever test answers that …

This Dad Makes Awesome CGI Videos Of His Son

Normally, videos of somebody's kid are boring. But when the dad works with Pixar? Way less boring.<p>Daniel Hashimoto appears to be a pretty cool dad. The After Effects artist for DreamWorks Studios does his magic on videos of his 3-year-old son, transforming the little guy into a superhero capable of …

Steve Martin and Carl Sagan inspired Bill Nye's 'Science Guy' character

Few scientists have captured the imagination of children like Bill Nye. In a new short for NOVA's <i>Secret Life of Scientists and Engineers</i>, Nye discusses the comedic and scientific inspirations behind his popular 90s PBS Kids show <i>Bill Nye the Science Guy.</i> After winning a Steve Martin lookalike …

12 of the Hardest Places to Visit on Earth

From impassable terrains to unstable political situations to strict visa regulations, there are some places on Earth that are nearly impossible to get into. Fortunately, these adventurous photographers dared to venture into these territories! Even if you can't be there yourself, you can still …