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As Computer Coding Classes Swell, So Does Cheating

For a simple assignment, writing code that would allow one computer to visit web pages located on another, two students in H. E. Dunsmore’s class at Purdue University turned in nearly 100 identical lines of code. Was it a fluke? Or had they cheated?<p>As he looked over their work, Mr. Dunsmore, a …

Computer Science

Isaiah Thomas is 5'9 and embarrasses taller players. Here's how he does it.

This is why the NBA’s smallest player is somehow its most feared clutch scorer.<p>Isaiah Thomas is the shortest player in the NBA. Isaiah Thomas is also second in the NBA in points per game and the most prolific fourth-quarter scorer in more than two decades. Overlooked for so long due to his size, …

Trump furious after court upholds block on travel ban

<b>(CNN) —</b> President Donald Trump's travel ban will remain blocked, a federal appeals court ruled Thursday.<p>The unanimous ruling from a three-judge panel means that citizens of seven majority-Muslim countries will continue to be able to travel to the US, despite Trump's executive order last month.<p>It is …

Immigration

His name is Caleb Swanigan, and he's turned ordinary Purdue into must-watch TV

The sophomore is putting up stats college basketball hasn't seen since Blake Griffin, Tim Duncan<p>May 7, 2015, was the date that changed the direction …

WATCH: What Happens When a Bullet Hits an 'Unbreakable' Prince Rupert's Drop

One of science's weirdest enigmas just got freakier.<p>For those of you who aren't familiar with the Prince Rupert's drop, this weird, scientific enigma …

Prince Rupert

Purdue's Caleb Swanigan cracks top five of National Player of the Year rankings

The sophomore forward has three 20-20 games so far this season<p>The past week has been slow in college basketball -- largely because Christmas happened …

Kobe Bryant Explains How to Guard LeBron James

Kobe Bryant, now a storyteller in his retirement from the NBA, has produced a short film breaking down how to defend the NBA’s most potent offensive …

Basketball

3 dead and at least 14 people ill after Thanksgiving dinner in Northern California

At least 17 people fell ill after eating food from a free Thanksgiving dinner in Northern California — more than double the number of people initially reported in what health officials described Tuesday as a probable outbreak of food-borne illness.<p>At least eight of those who fell ill were admitted …

Northern California

Cement might not be as bad for the planet as we thought

Three new studies show promise for carbon capture.<p>City sidewalks and brick buildings look a little greener today, thanks to new research showing that cement can soak up CO2. That’s not the only good news to come out this week. A team of German scientists engineered photosynthesis to be faster and …

Here Are eBay's Best Black Friday And Cyber Monday Gaming Deals

Over the years, <b></b>eBay has gone from just a peer-to-peer marketplace, to becoming an internet juggernaut in its own right, replete with its own list of Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals.<p>And while eBay may not be the premiere destination for video games, this year the company does have some excellent …

Leonardo DiCaprio has lunch with fan in Edinburgh

Elise Lovell won raffle to have lunch with Hollywood star at city’s Home restaurant, which trains and employs homeless staff<p>Leonardo DiCaprio had a broad smile but few words for several hundred fans who braved near-freezing temperatures and rain outside a restaurant in central Edinburgh that helps …

The 17 Most Underrated Movies On Netflix Right Now

Given how many addictive TV shows Netflix releases each month, I know watching a movie on the service almost sounds like a novel idea at this point. …

Watch the time Tiger Woods hit a perfect drive in a playoff -- and John Daly still smoked one past him

Sports fans were treated to the debut of the terrific ESPN "30 for 30" on John Daly on Tuesday night. But a lot of material had to be cut to get the film under an hour, and during one commercial break, directors Gabe Spitzer and David Terry Fine told a tale involving Daly and Tiger Woods that …

Golf

Tim Tebow answered Stephen A. Smith's dumb question with a riveting inspirational speech

Hate on Tim Tebow all you want, but there’s no denying he’s one of the most motivational guys in sports — period. On Tuesday he appeared with Stephen A. Smith on <i>First Take</i> and dropped the best speech you’ll hear all week. When he was criticized for taking a long shot at making an MLB roster, Tebow …

Stephen A. Smith

WATCH: Dwyane Wade and Rajon Rondo Make Debuts in Chicago

Bulls fans got their first look at newcomers Dwyane Wade and Rajon Rondo in Chicago’s 93-91 preseason loss Monday night to the Milwaukee Bucks.<p>Wade …

NBA

So, There Is a Shark That Can Live for 400 Years

The Greenland shark is the world's new champion of longevity.<p>Scientists just named the longest-living species of vertebrate animal. It's a creature that can live up to 400 years old, almost twice the lifespan as the oldest giant tortoises or bowhead whales, nature's next runners-up. These lords of …

The Indonesian viral YouTube rapper who says he’s for real

You probably don’t know Rich Chigga. Or at least you didn’t, and neither did some of the biggest rappers in the game until last week, when Rich Chigga’s “Dat $tick” was played to the likes of Ghostface Killah, Cam’ron, Desiigner, and Tory Lanez (amongst others) for a reaction video that swiftly …

Rap & Hip-Hop

An Indonesian sultan is quietly opening the door for a woman to take over his throne, and his family is furious

But the recent ceremony to mark the 70th birthday of Hamengku Buwono X, Indonesia's last sultan with real political power, had one key difference from previous celebrations -- many of his relatives refused to attend.<p>A bitter feud has erupted at the heart of the kingdom on Java island, after the …

Game of Thrones stars call on EU leaders to help Syrian refugees

Lena Headey, Maisie Williams and Liam Cunningham visit International Rescue Committee camps in Greece<p>Game of Thrones stars Lena Headey, Maisie Williams and Liam Cunningham have called on EU leaders to do more to help Syrian refugees as they visited people stranded in Greece.<p>The actors visited …

Game of Thrones

We get the England football team we deserve | David Conn

Decades of mismanagement and greed have caused huge damage to the game. No wonder the Euro 2016 national squad was so poor

Are the NBA Finals Rigged?

Another year, another controversy in professional basketball about just how clean the NBA really is. The last ref caught messing with the game says …

President Obama Slams 'Yapping' Over 'Radical Islam' And Terrorism

Hit play to hear the portion of President Obama's remarks that address the debate over using terms such as "radical Islam."<p><b>Updated at 8:55 p.m. ET.</b><p>He called it yapping, loose talk, and sloppiness. President Obama dismissed criticism of his administration's avoidance of the term "radical Islam" and …

Muhammad Ali: How world reacted to the boxer's death

<b>The world mourned the loss of one of the greatest sporting icons on Saturday.</b><p>Within seconds of the announcement of Muhammad Ali's death in the early hours of the morning, the boxer's name was trending on social media around the globe.<p>Presidents, politicians, musicians, athletes and celebrities paid …

Boxing

Koenigsegg One:1 sets 240mph record at Vmax200

What happens when you pit a Koenigsegg One:1 against a tuned Porsche 911 on a really long stretch of tarmac?<p>That’s the experiment that unfolded at …

The US feels 'overwhelming frustration' with the Israeli government

Addressing the J Street lobby group in Washington, Biden said despite disagreements with Israel over settlements or the Iran nuclear deal, the United States had an obligation to push Israel toward a two-state solution to end the conflict between Israelis and Palestinians.<p>"We have an overwhelming …

Israel

The entire NBA was in awe watching Kobe Bryant's final game

Kobe Bryant put an exclamation point on his NBA career, ending with a 60-point effort as the Lakers sent him off with a win. It was an unbelievable performance. Many thought Kobe would pull out a solid game. Maybe score 30 in his final game. Then he scored 40, then 50 then 60. Fans watching lost …

Lakers’ pregame video tribute to Kobe featuring Shaq, Curry, and Jack Nicholson

<b>LOS ANGELES —</b> The Lakers’ pregame tribute to Kobe Bryant on the night of his final game was fitting — classy, and fairly short. Magic Johnson was the …