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NBA Finals 2013: X-Factors for Miami Heat and San Antonio Spurs

Well, here we are, one day away from the 2013 NBA Finals.<p>And what a ride it has been.<p>The Miami Heat are coming off a seven-game battle against the Indiana Pacers, while the ageless San Antonio Spurs have lost just two games in the playoffs, sweeping the Memphis Grizzlies in the Western Conference …

NCAA gives 976 teams APR honors

INDIANAPOLIS -- Alabama and Louisville are performing almost as well in the classroom as they do on the playing field.<p>On Wednesday, the reigning …

NBA Free Agents 2013: Latest Updates On Biggest Names on the Market

Dwight Howard, Chris Paul and Josh Smith are unrestricted NBA free agents in 2013, and all three will undoubtedly receive max contracts wherever they end up signing.<p>With such big names up for grabs this offseason, you can be sure there will be a frenzy of activity as teams attempt to change their …

LeBron James hasn't forgotten '07

MIAMI -- Over the years LeBron James has always spoken respectfully about the San Antonio Spurs and their accomplishments. But a day before seeing …

the beautiful styling of Kjerstis Lykke (j)

NYCxDesign 2013: WantedDesign Part 2

<i>With top-notch designers, students, manufacturers, and schools all exhibiting their innovative wares and collaborations, we continue our look at</i> …

Furniture

NY Design Week 2013: Carrot Concept Puts El Salvador on the Design Map at WantedDesign

Exhibitors at WantedDesign this year represented nationalities near and far, from just across the East River to across the pond and further afield. …

El Salvador

Slim Corridors & Courtyard Open Up Narrow Japanese Home

Areas with a long history of dense urban development have a lot of practice when it comes to maximizing light and openness within limited lots. This …

McDonald's is pushing to get more Millennial savvy

McDonald's must quickly figure out how to embrace the Millennial generation that, for the most part, would rather eat at Panera Bread or Chipotle.<p>When CEO Don Thompson talks about McDonald's plans at Thursday's annual meeting, there's one group that he's expected to most closely target: Millennials.<p>…

Procter & Gamble

Black Unemployment Is Still Shamefully High

A reminder to Congress: the jobs crisis is still ravaging plenty of communities.<p>(Reuters)<p>This year, Washington's political class hasn't merely given up on trying to fix U.S. unemployment; it's given up on even discussing the subject. This is shameful, and not simply because the jobless rate is …

Listen to Daft Punk’s “Horizon”, the Japanese bonus track for Random Access Memories

Daft Punk’s <i>Random Access Memories</i> hits stores today, and while the cat’s been out of the bag for a whole week now, there’s one more surprise to …

New Music: Clinton Sparks Feat. 2 Chainz, Macklemore & D.A. Wallach “Gold Rush”

Mixtape king Clinton Sparks is gearing up to release his full-length album, tentatively titled <i>Disco Ball & Chain</i>, and for the latest leak, calls on …

Hear Goodie Mob and Janelle Monae Get Dubsteppy on ‘Special Education’

Goodie Mob made a very disappointing return to non-form a year ago when they performed their very Cee-Lo centric reunion song “Fight to Win” on NBC’s</i> …

Free Album: Travi$ Scott ‘Owl Pharaoh’

In a little over 12 months, Travi$ Scott has catapulted from YouTube sensation (“Lights (Love Sick)”) to one of the most intriguing talents on both …

Coachella announces 2014 dates advance ticket sale

<b>Coachella 2013</b> (more by Wei Shi)<p><b>Coachella</b> wrapped up another successful year this past April, and they’ve just announced the dates for their 2014 …

New Video: T.I. Feat. Cee-Lo Green “Hello”

Starring his all of his own children, T.I. steps out into the desert for his “Hello” video. The Marc Klasfeld-directed visuals follows the rapper as …

Not A Billionaire: After Yahoo Deal, Tumblr Founder David Karp Is Worth Just Under $200 Million

David Karp didn’t finish high school. That didn’t stop him from working his way into the 1 percent.<p>On Monday, when Yahoo announced it would acquire Karp’s Tumblr, rumors swirled across the Web that the 26-year-old entrepreneur had become a billionaire, joining the likes of Facebook cofounders Mark …

Microsoft’s Home 2.0 Will Connect Xbox One To The Internet Of Things

In an exclusive interview, Microsoft teases the Xbox One’s predestined future: A service they’re dubbing Home 2.0 that will become the hub for all your interconnected devices.<p>The Xbox One–Microsoft’s new console announced yesterday–will have eight times the graphical power of the last Xbox, connect …