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Why Americans Call Soccer 'Soccer'

The British started it.<p>New Zealand's largest newspaper is deeply conflicted. With the World Cup underway in Brazil, should <i>The New Zealand Herald</i> refer to the "global round-ball game" as "soccer" or "football"? The question has been put to readers, and the readers have spoken. It's "football"—by a …

Samsung-backed Terrain is a brand new launcher that wants to simplify your phone

Samsung launched a Silicon Valley-based “innovation center” back in 2013, and now the first fruit of that initiative is here in the form of Terrain, a homescreen replacement app.<p>Developed by startup Terrain Home, Terrain has three main features, accessible through three icons displayed on the …

Relive Robin van Persie's World Cup Header Through a Flipbook

One of the highlights of the Spain vs. Netherlands World Cup game Friday was when Robin van Persie scored a diving header, contributing to the Dutch …

The Milky Way Galaxy, As Seen From a 747

On the right of this image is our home galaxy, the Milky Way. On the left, the wing of a Boeing 747. How, pray tell, does one acquire such a …

The Nokia team Microsoft didn’t buy has made an Android launcher

But is it better than what's out there?<p>Nokia's involvement with Google's Android can only be described as one big "what if." Ahead of Microsoft's deal to buy it, Nokia was testing Android phones, but the only thing that's come from that is the Nokia X, an entry-level Android device aimed at luring …

“Dalvik is dead”: Google replaces Dalvik with ART in AOSP master branch

Google has just pushed changes to the master branch of AOSP that remove the aging Dalvik virtual machine and replace it with ART.<p>It’s been a long way coming, but ART is finally taking the reins from the venerable Dalvik as Android’s default virtual machine. Standing for Android Runtime, ART was …

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You should be proud of who you are, but your race is not something that should define you.

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Jennifer Lawrence says hi!

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Awesomeness level: Miyasaki

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When the goat bit me at the petting zoo

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Sometimes I throw the tent away

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