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Notre Dame Football: Fighting Irish's Top 2017 NFL Draft Prospects

The 2017 NFL draft will feature a few respectable Notre Dame prospects, but the Fighting Irish would need a few early declarations to match their 2016 success.<p>Ronnie Stanley and Jaylon Smith highlighted the elite talents from South Bend, while Will Fuller, Nick Martin and C.J. Prosise were among …

Brzezinski: Obama should retaliate if Russia doesn't stop attacking U.S. assets

The United States should threaten to retaliate if Russia does not stop attacking U.S. assets in Syria, former national security adviser Zbigniew Brzezinski wrote in a Financial Times op-ed published Sunday, urging "strategic boldness," with American credibility in the Middle East and the region …

Geopolitics

It's OK To Spend All Your Money On Traveling, Says Science

<i>By Christine Schoenwald</i><p>It turns out that it's not whoever has the most stuff wins; it's whomever has had the most experiences wins, and ends up being happier.<p><b>Say what? Aren't we supposed to save all our money so we can keep up with having the newest of phones, TVs, and cars?</b><p>It turns out that while …

Ponder the treasures that Hawaii's forests produce

Hawaii's forests will receive some welcome attention during an upcoming display of amazing works of art created entirely of wood.<p>Hawaii's Woodshow opens Sept. 20 at the Honolulu Museum of Art School at Linekona. Roughly 80 craftspeople will display their works during the juried exhibition.<p>Previous …

Forests

Caller ID App Truecaller Is Raising $100M At A $1B Valuation

Communications apps that strike a chord with users across different markets are hot property these days, and it looks like another one of them may soon enter the so-called unicorn club. TechCrunch has learned that Truecaller — a caller ID app that now has 150 million users — is looking to raise …

David Byrne Enlists St. Vincent, Kelis, Nelly Furtado for Colorguard Concerts

Tune-Yards, How to Dress Well, Devonté Hynes and more will join Byrne and 10 of the nation's best colorguard teams onstage for a unique …

David Byrne

Treon Harris Starts, Lane Kiffin's Return

<b>No Other Option</b><p>Desperate times call for desperate measures.<p>Florida head coach Will Muschamp announced during Wednesday's SEC coaches teleconference that true freshman quarterback Treon Harris will start against the Georgia Bulldogs in the World's Largest Outdoor Cocktail Party on Nov. 1.<p>"He has a …

College Football

Google Just Added Maps For Mars And The Moon, And The Level Of Detail Is Stunning

No, the company didn't send its Street View cars into outer space, but Google still provides plenty of geographical details about both planetoids you probably weren't expecting.<p>Some of these features were previously available on Google Earth, as 9to5Google's Stephen Hall points out, but this is the …

Google Maps

The Best Illustrations from 150 Years of Alice in Wonderland

On July 4, 1862, English mathematician and logician Charles Dodgson boarded a small boat with a few friends. Among them was a little girl named Alice Liddell. To entertain her and her sisters as they floated down the river between Oxford and Godstow, Dodgson fancied a whimsical story, which he’d …