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Navajo Code Talker says Redskins name not derogatory

A leader of the Navajo Code Talkers who appeared at a Washington Redskins home football game said Wednesday the team name is a symbol of loyalty and courage — not a slur as asserted by critics who want it changed.<p>Roy Hawthorne, 87, of Lupton, Ariz., was one of four Code Talkers honored for their …

Born into disaster: 12,000 babies on the way in Philippines' typhoon-stricken region

Health news<p>Life is coming to a land blanketed in death. But as an estimated 12,000 babies are born in storm-smashed swaths of the Philippines during the next month, many will arrive underweight and ill, adding fresh medical misery to places where all health clinics were swept away.<p>Doctors with the …

How to easily root an Android device

Rooting is the Android equivalent of jailbreaking, a means of unlocking the operating system so you can install unapproved apps, deleted unwanted bloatware, update the OS, replace the firmware, overclock (or underclock) the processor, customize anything and so on.<p>Of course, for the average user, …

Everything you ever wanted to know about the zone blitz

How do you stop an NFL air assault? Danny Kelly takes us to the film room to explain how the best defensive coordinators get creative with pass rushing schemes like the zone blitz.<p>In the modern NFL, getting to the quarterback with a standard four-man pass rush is tougher than it used to be. Teams …

Wolfram Alpha Launches Problem Generator To Help Students Learn Math

If you’re studying math or science, you are probably pretty familiar with Wolfram Alpha as a tool for figuring out complicated equations. That makes it a pretty good tool for cheating, but not necessarily for learning. Today, the Wolfram Alpha team is launching a new service for learners, the …

High School Running Back Obliterates Entire Defense On Touchdown Run

St. Michael's High School halfback Jaeden Washington steamrolled at least seven defenders en route to touchdown during the team's 53-2 blowout.<p>The 50-yard bruising run is highlighted by the worst display of tackling you'll ever see as Washington lifts a defender off his feet:

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University Of Texas Conservative Students Hold Affirmative Action Bake Sale

A group of conservative students at the University of Texas at Austin held a bake sale on campus last week, charging different prices for brownies based on the customer's race. The group said it wanted to show why affirmative action is a terrible policy.<p>The affirmative action bake sale, held Sept. …

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Jermichael Finley Gives Alarming Details About Concussion Sustained vs. Bengals

Jermichael Finely gave fans a unique yet alarmingly look into what it's like to suffer a concussion in the NFL.<p>On Friday afternoon, the Green Bay Packers tight end, who was knocked out of last week's game after a scary hit from Cincinnati Bengals safety George Iloka, posted a video in which he …

College Student's Speech Makes Him King of the Nerds

If the nerds of the world ever come together to elect a president for all geek-kind, this kid should definitely run.<p>The epic — yes, epic, there is no …