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Football (U.S.)

Iconic Food Commercials (VIDEOS)

Over the years, despite flipping between channels or getting up to get a snack before your show comes back on, there are some commercials that seem to just stick with you.<p>There are the ones with famous spokespeople, such as Michael Jordan or Britney Spears, the ones that feature impossibly cute …

Raiders sign kicker Janikowski to 4 more years

Sebastian Janikowski believes in the changes that second-year general manager Reggie McKenzie is making, and McKenzie likes having arguably the league's best kicker around. So Friday, the two signed off on a four-year extension for Janikowski and the 35-year-old kicker was thrilled to be closer to …

6 Delicious Cold Soups To Make On A Hot Day

One of the best parts of summer.

Charles Woodson back in No. 24

Charles Woodson apparently has secured the No. 24 for his return season with the Oakland Raiders, but Tracy Porter said Wednesday on Twitter that he …

Raiders face tough 2nd year in rebuilding project

The first season of the new regime in Oakland got off to a rough start with the Raiders winning just four games and often being uncompetitive one year after being on the brink of the playoffs.<p>Year two could be even more difficult after second-year general manager Reggie McKenzie spent much of the …

Football (U.S.)

Kurt Cobain: Rare Images, Artwork, and Journal Entries

During the six years of his professional career, thousands of photos were taken of Kurt Cobain both in concert and offstage — but he hated the bulk …

Kurt Cobain
Fantasy Football

Mom Wins Lawsuit After Losing Custody of Newborn Over Poppy Seed Bagel

A woman who temporarily lost custody of her newborn baby because she failed a hospital-mandated drug test after eating a poppy seed bagel won a huge …

The David Lynch-Directed NIN Music Video Comes with a Seizure Warning

David Lynch directed a music video for the new Nine Inch Nails song, "Came Back Haunted." In case you want to take my word for it, it's all flashes, …

Sony SmartWatch 2 official: specs, features, release date and pricing

Sony on Tuesday officially unveiled its second-generation smartwatch, the SmartWatch 2, at Mobile Asia Expo in Shanghai.<p>Previous rumors did say the company was working on a new smartwatch model, and it looks like Sony delivered. We’re looking at a companion gadget for Android devices, one that also …

Wearable Tech

Brutally Honest Posters for Classic Disney Animated Films

Superhealthy Breakfast Cookie

So I saw this recipe on Facebook for a superhealthy cookie with mashed bananas as the base and I made them (substituting the raisins--blech!--with dried sour cherries--yum!). But they were...not that great. However, I really liked the concept, which results in a treat that's as much a "bar" (as my …

Breakfast

Feds Crack Down On Hundreds Of Medical Marijuana Shops In California

Authorities say more than 100 pot clinics across Los Angeles County received the letters Tuesday. Lawsuits also were filed against two property owners in Long Beach, telling them it's illegal to allow pot sales in buildings they own.<p>California's federal prosecutors launched a coordinated crackdown …

Cannabis

Adrian Belew Leaves Nine Inch Nails

'It didn't work,' former King Crimson guitarist says<p>Guitarist Adrian Belew has apparently left Nine Inch Nails, writing on Facebook last night, "It …

Veteran Jeff Curran to Retire If He Loses to Sergio Pettis at RFA 8

Jeff Curran likes his chances at flyweight. But in the dusk of a 15-year career, the veteran of just about every major promotion in MMA history is a lot less fond of the farm-league grind.<p>Taken together, that explains both his confidence heading into his tangle with teen phenom Sergio Pettis and …

Consummate
Football (U.S.)

Nine Inch Nails to release new album later this year

“I’ve been less than honest about what I’ve really been up to lately,” Trent Reznor says in a new press release. As he goes on to explain, he’s …

Can You Make It Through This Song Without Laughing Out Loud?

This is a tune from an album that sold over 12 million copies around the world in 2000. Brace yourself.

Removed: news agency feed article

The article that you tried to access, which was part of a feed supplied by a news agency, is no longer on available on the Guardian …

Photoshop Chimeras: Fantasy Creatures Created by Splicing Photos

Want to have some fun as you’re learning how to use Photoshop for image editing? Try creating a “Photoshop Chimera.” In Greek mythology, the Chimera …

Hear Ghost B.C. Theatrically Cover Depeche Mode’s ‘Waiting for the Night’

We may not know the true identities of the members of Ghost B.C., but we do know this: Papa Emeritus II and his backing band of Nameless Ghouls know …

NFL POWER RANKINGS: Here's Where Every Team Stands With Three Months To Go

Get excited!<p>We took into consideration NFL Draft grades, DVOA (an advanced stat from Football Outsiders), and major free agency moves and came up with the very first power ranking of the season.

Football (U.S.)

Welcome to the jungle: The definitive oral history of ’80s metal

Mötley Crüe, Slash, Lita Ford, Dokken and more share the wildest stories from the heyday of L.A.’s Sunset Strip<p>While the New Wave of British Heavy Metal was taking over the club scene in the UK and Europe, a batch of bands in and around Los Angeles — triggered by a love for KISS, Van Halen, and …