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3 S's for Stronger Knees

8 years ago, I suffered a knee injury that caused me to radically changed the way I look at my body.<p>When you’re young and healthy, you may take what …

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A Beginner's Guide to Soccer in Spain

They say that soccer (<i>futbol</i> to the Spanish) is like a religion in Spain. It would be perhaps more accurate to say that religion is like soccer in …

Classic paintings of world cities meet Google Street View – in pictures

Following on from his amazing series last week, here are Halley Docherty’s latest collages for us – well known historical paintings of city scenes around the world, from Istanbul to Saint Petersburg and Tokyo to New York, superimposed on to Google Street View

Predicting France's World Cup Squad Following Latest Internationals

Following France’s encouraging 2-0 win over the Netherlands at the Stade de France on Wednesday, les Bleus' coach Didier Deschamps will be closer to knowing the majority of the 23-man squad that he will be taking to FIFA World Cup in Brazil this summer.<p>The all-round solid performance will also have …

Unannounced Samsung 'activity tracker' pops up on FCC site

Samsung is working a new, unannounced product through the regulatory process.<p>The Federal Communications Commission on Thursday published files submitted recently by Samsung showing details on what the company is calling an "activity tracker." The product number doesn't match up with any fitness …

Android's co-founder is spending Google's billions hunting for the next big thing

Rich Miner strolls the halls of Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, pausing every few minutes to check out the latest gadgets on display. As one of the co-founders of Android, he is walking through a world that has been all but conquered by the operating system he helped create. Now, as a general …

Bitcoin's elusive founder reportedly discovered living in California (update: maybe not)

There have been many theories bandied about as to the true identity of Satoshi Nakamoto, the creator of Bitcoin. Nothing conclusive has married the name to an individual or group, but now <i>Newsweek</i> claims to have found <i>the</i> Nakamoto, a 64-year-old Japanese-American man of the same name residing in …

Findery: Caterina Fake Launches New App for iOS

After more than a year as a Web app, Flickr co-founder Caterina Fake is today unveiling the iOS incarnation of her latest startup – Findery.<p>Though the app has been available previously in Australia as a test-bed of sorts, this heralds the official launch of the native app internationally, and it …

Turkey Ergenekon: Coup plot general wins court appeal

<b>Turkey's top court has ruled that the rights of ex-military chief Ilker Basbug were violated, paving the way for his possible release from jail.</b><p>Basbug was sentenced to life in prison last year for plotting to overthrow the government.<p>He was found guilty of leading a shadowy network of hard-line …

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Several U.S. Soccer Team Players Fail World Cup Audition In Loss To Ukraine (VIDEO)

<i>By Ives Galarcep, Goal.com</i><p>There was plenty for Jurgen Klinsmann to ponder after Wednesday's U.S. national team loss to Ukraine. From Fabian Johnson's ineffectiveness on the wing, to Clint Dempsey's uninspiring outing in a playmaking role, to Jozy Altidore's quiet showing, Klinsmann has far more …