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Lionel Messi is exhausted ahead of World Cup final clash with Germany, reveals his father

Argentina's talisman feels 'as if his legs weigh 100 kilos each', according to father Jorge<p><b>Lionel Messi</b> is struggling at the <b>World Cup</b> because he is suffering from exhaustion, his father Jorge has claimed ahead of <b>Argentina's</b> final showdown against <b>Germany</b> on Sunday.<p>The Argentina playmaker, who was …

Soccer

Stunning Composite Image of the Blood Moon Lunar Eclipse

There's a good chance you've already seen this stunning image pop up on your newsfeed or dashboard at some point. With over 70,000 shares on Facebook and features on dozens of media outlets, Texas-based photographer Mike Mezeul II's shot of the recent blood moon lunar eclipse has officially gone …

Astronomy

Switzerland

Tech Billionaire Marc Benioff Is Not Impressed By Mark Zuckerberg's $1 Billion Gift To Charity

Zuckerberg, Facebook's co-founder and CEO, gave $1 billion worth of stock to the Silicon Valley Community Foundation in December. SVCF lets the donor decide where to spend the money and feeds nonprofits in areas like education, health care and the environment.<p>Benioff implied in an interview with …

Silicon Valley

10 Surefire Ways to Earn Passive Income

Everyone wants to make more money, but very few want to work more hours. The best way to work less and make more money is to learn how to generate …

The Only Way to Get Really, Really Rich

No matter how you define rich, this is the only way to get there.<p>Want to be remarkably successful? Want to get really rich? (While there are many ways to feel "rich," in this case we're talking about monetary wealth.) Then check out this little gem of an investment opportunity.<p>It's a simple …

Entrepreneurship

This Amazing Photo Captures A Woman's Homecoming After Obama Commuted Her Life Sentence

Stephanie George was one of eight crack offenders who got a commutation because she was sentenced under drug laws that unfairly punished crack offenders more harshly than cocaine offenders.<p>In 1996, police officers found cocaine and cooking utensils to make crack in Stephanie George's home, …

ACLU

Apple has all the ingredients to cook up a massive mobile payment system, Morgan Stanley says

Apple may be gearing up to build its own proprietary mobile payment system.<p>That’s according to a study titled “Mobile Payments — Blue Paper Revisit, EMV in Focus” from Morgan Stanley’s Research group in Europe. The study was obtained by VentureBeat exclusively.<p>Morgan Stanley’s PR team did not …

Teen describes ‘glass ceiling’ of being an undocumented immigrant to Hillary Clinton

<b>New York (CNN)</b> - When Nova Bajamonti walked into to the Lower Eastside Girls Club in New York on Thursday, she knew the day would be different. Hillary Clinton, an inspiration of hers, was coming to speak, and she was one of 60 girls allowed to attend and possibly ask a question.<p>But that wasn't the …

Iranian Man Spared Execution at Last Second By Victim's Mother

A man’s life was spared at the last second in Iran after the mother of a man he murdered halted his public execution.<p>Balal, with a noose tight around …

Crime

A Blood Moon Over Bluebonnets: The Lunar Eclipse in Texas

Photographer Mike Mezeul II produced this composite time lapse image of the lunar eclipse over a bluebonnet field in Ennis, Texas on April 15. Mezeul photographed the eclipse in 10 minutes intervals, spending a total of seven hours in the field capturing the moon's transitions.<p>"It was somewhere …

Lunar Eclipse

16-Year-Old Girl Wins National Art Competition With Stunning Hyper-Realistic Pencil Portrait

Amazing 16-year-old artist Shania McDonagh just won the annual Texaco Children’s Art Competition in Ireland with “Coleman,” her impressive …

Man Creates Real Spider Man Web Shooter

In the comics, and the new movies, Peter Parker is a genius who constructs a device that shoots super-strong webs over incredibly long distances. …

Spider-Man

This Lithuanian Woman Should Have Cleared Her Laptop Before Filming A Video

You’d think Internet providers would know you ALWAYS clear your laptop before recording a YouTube video — hell, “getting rid of the evidence” is as important as turning the damn thing on — but apparently not. An eagle-eyed Redditor was watching an otherwise unassuming video about how to set up a …

The Brake House in New Zealand by Ron Sang

Award Winning Brake House in New Zealand.<p>Architect Ron Sang designed this beautiful house for the famous New Zealand photographer Brian Brake in …

Architecture

Experience the Vitality of Water: Axor Starck V Collection

French-based designer Philippe Starck imagined this beautiful Axor Starck V collection comprising sleek transparent washbasin mixers, allowing the …

San Vicente House by McClean Design

McClean Design completed the San Vicente House in California.<p>Project description<p>Designed for a family with three small girls this house needed to …

Architecture of Density

Photographer Michael Wolf, double winner of the World Press Photo provides us with this series “Architecture of Density” where unretouched pictures …

Architecture

Anki's Slot Cars for the iPhone Era Get a New Game, New Tracks and New Cars

Whenever I write about Anki’s Anki Drive — a remarkable plaything that involves tiny robotic cars you control via iPhone — I call them a dazzling …

Most Expensive U.S. Home Sale Ever: Connecticut Estate Goes For $120 Million

Ladies and gentlemen, a new record has been set: Copper Beech Farm is now the most-expensive home sale in the United States–ever. The estate, at 499 Indian Field Road in Greenwich, Connecticut, closed Friday for $120 million.<p>That figure shatters the prior record held by Softbank billionaire …

Portland Dumps 38 Million Gallons of Water After Man Pees in Reservoir

Portland, Oregon has decided to dump 38 million gallons of drinking water after a 19-year-old urinated into an open reservoir, the Associated Press …

This Guy Got $58 Million for 15 Months of Work

Getting fired probably doesn’t sting as much when you’re getting paid $58 million to walk out the door. Just ask Henrique de Castro, Yahoo’s former …

Former NFL Quarterback Donovan McNabb Released from Arizona Jail

Former NFL quarterback Donovan McNabb was released from an Arizona jail on Thursday after serving a one-day sentence for a DUI arrest that took place …

Following the Ukrainian rebel fighters of Maidan - video

Russian state TV has painted the fighters of Maidan in Kiev as pro-EU thugs bent on coming to eastern Ukraine to cause carnage. But what are the revolutionaries actually doing? This film follows a small group of Maidan fighters who rebel against their commanders and begin a journey to Donetsk to …

Almost Earth: A Newly Discovered Planet Could Be a Lot Like Ours

When a faulty aiming device crippled the Kepler space telescope last year, NASA officials reluctantly declared the orbiting observatory’s …

The 8 Best Alternatives to the Microsoft Surface

If you want a tablet built for productivity, but can’t stomach the Microsoft Surface, you might feel stuck.<p>You <i>could</i> go with the iPad. Apple tells us …

Ukraine crisis talks: Diplomats urge end to violence, security for all

Diplomats meeting for emergency talks on the crisis in Ukraine issued a joint statement Thursday aimed at de-escalating the tensions and ensuring the security of all Ukrainians.<p>The statement -- which appears to be the biggest step toward calming the situation in days -- followed talks lasting …

Yahoo Reportedly Has a Bold New Proposal That Could Threaten Google

Yahoo, long an also-ran in the search engine business, is working on a bold new proposal that could quickly transform it into a legitimate Google …