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Zach Parise, Wild force Game 7 in Colorado with late goal

The Minnesota Wild gave Zach Parise all that money for games like this. Parise signed that megadeal two years ago for games even bigger than …

Ice Hockey

Top Unrestricted Free Agents the Toronto Maple Leafs Should Pursue for 2014-15

Link to Media<p>The Toronto Maple Leafs have a lot of needs to address in the offseason. Brendan Shanahan and Dave Nonis have their work cut out for them as they try to build a perennial winner in Canada's largest city.<p>Fans are understandably frustrated with the club that has not won a Stanley Cup …

NHL

Toronto FC's Jermain Defoe says he's ready to go again

Striker Jermain Defoe says he is back to 100 per cent and ready to play for Toronto FC — and England.<p>"It's been really frustrating because when you …

Antti Niemi gets nod for Game 7 against Kings

Antti Niemi will be back in goal for the San Jose Sharks in Game 7 of their first-round series against the Los Angeles Kings Wednesday (CBC, …

Ice Hockey

Canadiens, Bruins begin series Thursday in Boston

The wait is over for the rested Montreal Canadiens and Boston, with the rivals starting their Atlantic Division series on Thursday.<p>Coverage will be …

Ice Hockey

Rich Peverley, after heart scare, not sure when he'll test condition

Rich Peverley doesn't know when he and his doctors will decide whether he can resume his career after he collapsed during a game because of an …

Ice Hockey

Wayne Simmonds powers Flyers to decisive Game 6 victory

Wayne Simmonds and the Philadelphia Flyers are going back to New York for Game 7. There is no time to waste, too.<p>Simmonds scored three goals, Steve …

Ice Hockey

Emma Stone's Lip Sync Battle With Jimmy Fallon Is Beyond Epic (And Hilarious)

Having a bad day? Well that's all about to change.<p>If you haven't had the chance to watch Emma Stone take down Jimmy Fallon in an epic lip sync battle on "The Tonight Show," then you're seriously missing out. The famous redhead proved to be his toughest competitor as she wowed the crowd with her …

Eight ways to fight your allergies with food

Thinkstock<p>Limit meat<p>In a 2012 study, researchers from Australia revealed that people who ate a meat-based diet – versus one higher in fruits and vegetables – were at greater risk of hay fever and asthma. It’s thought a diet that’s low in antioxidants (from plant foods), high in saturated fat and …

U.S. nuclear missile silos still use floppy disks, but have Battlestar Galactica-style cyber security

You’d probably expect to encounter all sorts of crazy technology in a U.S. Air Force nuclear silo. One you might not expect: floppy disks.<p>Leslie …

Jennifer Lopez Tries Out the Blue Nail Polish Trend

The spring 2014 blue nail polish trend is still raging, as evidenced by the fact that Jennifer Lopez wore it on <i>Jimmy Kimmel Live</i> yesterday.<p><i>This baby blue, chosen by manicurist Tom Bachik, is yet another in a string of blues we've spotted on nails on the red carpet in recent weeks. Seems blue is the</i> …

Oprah Super Soul Sunday Casual Sex Episode With Tracy McMillan

Since we talk about sex and relationships every day here on Smitten, we were interested to hear that Oprah will be taking on those topics during her Super Soul Sunday show this weekend. She and relationship writer Tracy McMillan, author of <i>Why You're Not Married...Yet</i>, will be discussing the dos and …

Olivia Palermo Spring Style and Photo Tips

Is there anyone more envy-inducing than Olivia Palermo? Not only does she have a seemingly endless supply of adorable outfits (which, I'm told, she puts together without the help of a personal shopper or stylist), but she's also insanely photogenic. Seriously, does a bad picture of Palermo even …

Harper's Bazaar — 11 Wedding Hair Ideas for Kim Kardashian Photo...

Today's Beauty Secret

BAZAAR's beauty expert reveals the tricks and must-have products behind the prettiest hair and makeup looks on the red carpet.<p><i>BAZAAR</i>'s beauty expert reveals the tricks and must-have products behind the prettiest hair and makeup looks on the red carpet.

Our Guide to Gorgeous Summer Hair

Everything you need to know to eliminate frizz, boost shine, and revive limp locks.<p>Everything you need to know to eliminate frizz, boost shine, and revive limp locks.

Hair

Happy 5th Birthday, The Outnet!

Our favorite online "outlet" is celebrating its 5th year anniversary by reissuing a limited collection of some of the most-loved pieces.<p>Our favorite online "outlet" is celebrating its 5th year anniversary by releasing a limited-edition collection of some of the most-loved pieces. From a collectors …

Food Network Denies Canceling Iron Chef America

Has Food Network placed <i>Iron Chef America</i> on ice? A tipster sends word that the culinary competition, which was adapted from its original Japanese format and premiered in January 2005, has gotten the ax after a nine-year run. A Food Network representative <b>denies the cancellation rumor</b>, writing "there …

The Perfect Homemade Chicken Nugget (Gluten-Free, Paleo Recipe)

I have always been proud of my Paleo "Chick-fil-A" nugget recipe from a couple years back, and it has definitely been a hit with readers. If fact, I'm sure a few of you stumbled upon my little blog because of them. But to be honest, I've never been satisfied with the texture of the nuggets …

Minecraft PC reaches 15M copies sold, total sales approaching 50M

Mojang has now sold 15 million copies of the original edition of <i>Minecraft</i>, creator Markus "Notch" Persson announced today on Twitter.<p>The Java-based <i>Minecraft</i> alpha debuted on Linux, Mac and Windows PC in May 2009. By the end of the year, Mojang was charging €5 for premium accounts. In mid-January …

Microsoft will bring the Xbox One to China this September

While China has a brisk PC gaming business, the country has officially banned video game consoles for many years. Now that the country has lifted that ban, however, Microsoft is planning to step in. The company will begin selling the Xbox One in China this September, which could make it the first …

10 Great Video Game Easter Egg Collections

Happy Easter, everybody! I’m guessing not many people will be choosing to read the Internet today instead of testing the limits of human chocolate …

Retrogaming

Retro Technology LEGO Kits by Chris McVeigh | Colossal

<p>Jack-of-all-trades artist and designer Chris McVeigh creates these awesome minimalist Lego models of outmoded technology including TVs, video game …

What We'd Like to See in the Next Pokemon

To me, Pokemon X and Y felt like Nintendo taking the series back to basics, and by bringing back all the original (Charizard!) Pokemon, it managed to get everyone I know playing the game again. And it was great! I'm in no rush for a full-blown sequel just yet--and judging by Pokemon history, we've …

Pokémon