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Clippers' Chris Paul to play against Phoenix tonight

The<p>Clipperssaid point guardChris Paul, who suffered a bruised right thigh against theGolden State Warriorson Saturday night, will play Monday night against thePhoenix SunsatStaples Center.<p>Paul participated in the Clippers' shoot-around Monday morning and was fine, the team said.<p>He left the game …

Let This Pumping-Heart Graffiti Liven Up Your Valentine's Day

There’s something hypnotic about watching blood flow through this painted organ.<p>Want an e-card for that special art lover or med student in your life? Hop on over to the Instagram page of street artist Lonac, who’s just completed a painstaking graffiti animation of a gory, throbbing heart.<p>The …

There Are Currently 3,594 People Teaching Bob Ross' Style Of Painting

Bob Ross is back. The soft-spoken lover of landscapes may have died more than two decades ago, but in the hinterlands of the Internet, Ross is very much alive.<p>His "Joy of Painting" series -- the instructional painting show that aired on PBS from 1983 to 1994 -- recently hit the streaming platform …

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Comic book writer and artist Francis Manapul creates using Surface Pro 3

I recently read an article about how the mind of a creative person works so differently. There is the never ending flow of ideas, a manic pace at …

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FIFA world rankings: Mexico, Jamaica and U.S. move up

Mexico and Jamaica, who met in last month's<p>CONCACAF Gold Cupfinal, made significant jumps in the latest FIFA world rankings while the U.S., which reached the semifinals of the tournament, moved up a modest five places to No. 29 overall.<p>Mexico, which won the Gold Cup, jumped 14 spots to 26th in the …

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Leave Instagram to the kids. This photo app is for an older generation

The best camera is the one that is with you, so the saying goes. But if that is indeed your iPhone, what is the best photo app? You have several thousand from which to choose.<p>This can be particularly maddening to older generations, for whom robust digital living seems foreign and frightening. They …

Air Force sending 'tankbuster' jets back to Europe

<b>(CNN) —</b> The U.S. Air Force is sending its "tankbusters" back to Europe.<p>The service's European Command said this week that 12 A-10 Thunderbolts would be deployed to Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany, as part of Operation Atlantic Resolve, which was formed after Russia's intervention in Ukraine over the …

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Hip Hop Pays Tribute To ESPN's Stuart Scott

ESPN has announced that its longtime anchor, Stuart Scott, has lost his battle with cancer.<p>The 49-year-old North Carolina native, died Sunday morning …

Google unveils a wonderfully easy way to broadcast audio from your phone to stereo speakers

Your options for streaming entertainment in your home are expanding once again. Google announced on Monday that it would be bringing the technology …

How should I equip my older parents with a smartphone and tablet?

Matt’s parents are comfortable with desktop computing and they are now keen to get to grips with mobile devices<p>My parents are in their mid-70s and over the past decade or so have become comfortable with email, Skype and general use of desktop computers. They are now keen to get to grips with mobile …

LeGarrette Blount returning to Pats

Free-agent running back LeGarrette Blount, who was released by the Pittsburgh Steelers on Tuesday, signed with the New England Patriots on Thursday, …

New report claims Aaron Sorkin’s Steve Jobs biopic moving from Sony Pictures to Universal

A new report claims that the upcoming Steve Jobs biopic, led by veteran screenwriter Aaron Sorkin, is set to change hands. According to Hollywood magazine Deadline, the film will be moving from Sony Pictures to Universal Pictures by tomorrow at the latest. Despite the studio move, production of the …

Tip Sheet: How to Hack Sleep | Inc.com

The ability to get by on little sleep is frequently seen as a badge of honor in the business world. Entrepreneurs, in particular, often sacrifice sleep for the sake of their companies. In a recent survey of Inc. 500 CEOs, 48 percent said they sleep six or fewer hours a night, and 85 percent work 10 …

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LG's first big 4K OLED TV may have a non-ridiculous price tag

If you're set on an OLED Ultra HDTV instead of LCD, you can now put a price and date on your idealism: LG's 65-inch 65EC9700 4K model will reportedly ship in September with a sticker price of $8,999. Apart from those deep OLED blacks, the model also features passive 3D, Miracast/MHL and nearly …

Ebola: NHS can deal with threat to UK, says Philip Hammond

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/uk/1097000/1097159_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1522263509_cd5e295613c35f2ad9f82f7d09a5eee9<p><b>The UK's health services have the experience to deal with the threat posed by the Ebola virus, Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond has said.</b><p>Mr Hammond said …

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Rumor: 4.7-inch iPhone 6 to See Battery Capacity Boosted by 15% Over iPhone 5s

Apple fans who are anticipating a huge jump in battery life on the new iPhone 6 may be disappointed, according to a new report today, as Apple may be …