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5:2 your life – the relationship fix

I'm surprised when my wife agrees to a marital maintenance programme based on the 5:2 diet. I suspect she thinks it means she'll be married to me for …

Why the war on drugs has been made redundant

The term "designer drug" became popular with the acid house and ecstasy boom in the 1990s, but it was never really accurate. The main ingredient in …

Fairytale of New Physics | Jon Butterworth | Life & Physics

I've been sent a few books to read on the subject, and I started last week on BBC Radio 4's Start the Week, discussing the topic with Jim Baggott, …

Golf

Louis Nix III 2014 NFL Draft preseason scouting report

Nix may be huge, but he's not your typical nose tackle.<p>Louis Nix | 6'3, 326 pounds | Defensive tackle | Notre Dame | Junior<p>Following the BCS Championship Game in which Alabama dominated Notre Dame 42-14, people started to claim that the Irish didn't belong on the same field as the SEC …

What Can Kenny Kadji Bring to His NBA Team?

Kenny Kadji compiled 12.9 points, 6.8 rebounds and 1.3 blocks per game as a senior at the University of Miami.<p>Bleacher Report had the opportunity to interview the top draft prospects at the 2013 NBA combine. These players will be joining the NBA this upcoming season, so these profiles can show NBA …

Basketball

Tim Duncan And Gregg Popovich Fought Like A Married Couple During Game 4

The Spurs lost game four on Thursday to even up the NBA Finals. But a few brief moments between Tim Duncan and Gregg Popovich allowed us to peak into their relationship and see how they have remained on top for so long.<p>The best way to describe it is that they look like a couple married for many …

Basketball

Source: Kobe wants another title

Kobe Bryant set off a mild panic among Los Angeles Lakers fans Friday afternoon when he selected "The Last Chapter" as the slogan that best …

Lakers Rumors: Comparing Dwight Howard Sign-and-Trade to Clippers and Rockets

If Dwight Howard is determined to leave the Los Angeles Lakers, they must succumb to sign-and-trade rumors to avoid being left empty-handed.<p>ESPN’s Chris Broussard reported on Friday that Howard and Chris Paul want to be teammates. Both are unrestricted free agents this summer. They could connect on …

Basketball

Canadian, World, Politics and Business News & Analysis

Business (Canada)

Post-Apocalyptic Britain And Other Amazing Images From This Week

Week in Photos: June 15, 2013

From Iran’s election to golf’s U.S. Open and tear gas in Istanbul, see the week’s most striking images.<p>Biswaranjan Rout/AP

Mind-Blowing Supercell Thunderstorm Filmed Near Booker, Texas

It took Mike Olbinski 4 years of failed attempts before he actually got his dream: on June 3rd he and Andy Hoeland managed to capture an unworldly …

Storms

Qatar's Floating Hotels for the 2022 World Cup

The small Arab state of Qatar has had to deal with much criticism for being chosen to host the 2022 World Cup. Not only have there been concerns about cooling the large stadiums and guests during the brutal summer months, but questions have risen about where the large influx of spectators will stay …

Architecture

Associated Press News

US House defence bill blocks Obama's plan to close Guantánamo Bay prison

The House of Representatives has overwhelmingly passed a sweeping, $638bn defence bill that would block President Barack Obama from closing the US …

Drug traffickers ambush Guatemala police

Guatemalan President Otto Perez Molina has said that drug traffickers ambushed and killed eight police officers in a township west of the capital.<p>"We have no doubt that it was an organised crime group dedicated to drug trafficking," Perez Molina told reporters on Friday during a presentation of …

Pastors seek to end war on drugs by decriminalizing use

Clergymen want to end war on drugs by decriminalizing the use of marijuana and other drugs.<p>NASHVILLE, Tenn. — The Rev. Edwin Sanders says churches should help heal the sick, feed the hungry and set prisoners free.<p>Even if they smoke pot.<p>Sanders, pastor of Metropolitan Interdenominational Church in …