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Billionaire Peter Thiel on Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Competition

An interview and Q&A with billionaire venture capitalist Peter Thiel. In this interview Peter discusses extracts from his book Zero to One. Topics …

Predicting Week 14 of the NFL season

Hello and welcome back to The Cowan Corner for another week of NFL picks and predictions.<p>With four weeks remaining on the schedule, only one playoff …

I interviewed the Ohio State attacker on the first day of school. It felt important. Now it’s chilling.

Abdul Razak Ali Artan was sitting alone at a red table outside Mendenhall Lab when I met him. It was a little before 6 p.m. on Aug. 23, the first day of classes for the semester at Ohio State, and he was the first person I came across as I headed onto campus that evening.<p>That he was alone was …

Predicting Week 9 of the NFL season

Hello and welcome back to The Cowan Corner for another week of NFL picks and predictions.<p>There’s nothing quite as annoying as watching your favorite …

IKEA flatpacks won't fit in the car? This may be the answer...

Image: http://siasnowshow.snowsports.org/<p>Image: http://siasnowshow.snowsports.org/<p>TRIPS TO IKEA can be stressful enough but getting to the car park …

From Big Ben to Deshaun Watson and Beyond, Steve Clarkson Is the QB Dream Maker

We begin in a biology class at Wilson High School in inner-city Los Angeles, with the class clown and the annoyed teacher and a moment that defined a life. The genesis of the self-described Dream Maker, molder of quarterbacks, is here in this painfully predictable setting.<p>That was 16-year-old Steve …

Predicting Week 8 of the NFL season

Hello and welcome back to The Cowan Corner for another week of NFL picks and predictions.<p>This week is one of the smallest for the NFL this season as …

Heading a soccer ball causes instant brain changes, study finds

By Amy Ellis Nutt<p>, Reporter<p>Routine heading of a soccer ball can cause damage to brain structure and function, according to a new study from the United Kingdom that is the first to detect direct neurological changes by impacts too minor to cause a concussion.<p>The research, published this week in …

10 Slimming Foods to Eat If You Sit All Day

“Wanna take a sit break?” said no desk-bound employee, ever. Most of corporate America is already sitting for eight to 10 hours daily, so instead, we …

Putting a GoPro on a Hot Wheels Track Is the Safest Way to Become a Stunt Driver

Think you can pull off burnouts, drifts, and breath-taking jumps in your sedan just because you’ve seen all the <i>Fast and Furious</i> films? Being a stunt …

The History Behind 8 Famous Tongue Twisters

Some words are just perfect for shouting out in exasperation. These oldies will make you feel better the moment they pass your lips.<p>1. ZOONTERS!<p>This …

Syracuse University

How Much It Costs to Go to a Football Game at Every NFL Stadium in the Country

It'll run you more than $270 to enjoy a game at the most expensive …

These 11 quick breakfast recipes are all you need to start your day off right

Scrambling through your kitchen sleepy-eyed each morning in an attempt to throw together something that resembles a healthy, or at least edible, …

Charles Barkley visited Craig Sager in the hospital, against doctor’s orders

By Matt Bonesteel<p>, Reporter<p>Charles Barkley had hip surgery a few weeks ago, and his doctors told him he shouldn’t travel until they gave him the all-clear. But Barkley being Barkley, he promptly ignored that order so he could travel to TNT broadcaster Craig Sager’s bedside as he recovers from a …

Charles Barkley

11 Weird-But-True Rider Requests

The lowest-paid male professional basketball player in America makes roughly $100,000 more in a year than the president. But while it’s true that top …

Salaries & Wages

The Burning Desire for Hot Chicken

Honestly, I had never heard of Nashville Hot Chicken until KFC started advertising it (for a limited time). But people who’ve lived or spent …

This man’s obituary might be the funniest thing you read all day

Anyone who has had to write an obituary for a loved one knows how challenging it can be.<p>Trying to capture someone’s essence and the way you felt …

Why Owning a Dog Adds Years to Your Life

Belichick delivers lengthy lecture on defensive linemen

Getty Images<p>There’s a misconception about Patriots coach Bill Belichick that he hates talking to the media and responds to questions by grumbling …

Give Up Command And Control -- It Kills Productivity

Paul’s new boss, Mary, asked him to write a report about his area of work, metrics, and after he finished the report, he spend hours editing it to make it readable and prefect. A few days after he turned in the report, Mary handed the document back covered with redlines. After a few more days of …

Leadership

Broncos’ kicker doesn’t buy Justin Tucker’s 84-yard field goal claim

Getty Images<p>Ravens kicker Justin Tucker claims he can make an 84-yard field goal at Denver’s mile-high altitude. Denver’s kicker doesn’t buy …

Deadline deal sends Jay Bruce to Mets

After months of speculation and rumors, the Reds finally pulled the trigger on trading Jay Bruce Monday in a deal which sent the right fielder to the …

SR-71 Blackbird Pilot Trolls Arrogant Fighter Pilot with Ground Speed Check.

This may be the single greatest aviation story ever told, it’s about the iconic SR-71 Blackbird whose full operating specs are still classified to …

Military Aircraft

These Star Trek Kitchen Gadgets Will Help You to Eat Long & Prosper

1 of 7<p>Spock Oven Mitt<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 7<p>Star Trek Cookie Cutters<p>3 of 7<p>Star Trek Aprons<p>Advertisement<p>4 of 7<p>Enterprise Sushi Set<p>Advertisement<p>5 of …

46-year-old Phil Mickelson falls just short in 2016 Open Championship

The 2016 Open Championship at Royal Troon in Scotland turned out to be a two-horse race as Henrik Stenson and Phil Mickelson were far ahead of the …

25 quotes that inspire action

Anyone can talk about being an entrepreneur or starting a business, but very few do. The difference is found in those that choose to take action.<p>Successful entrepreneurs and business owners know that success requires taking action. Don't talk about what needs to get done - get out there and start …

Motivation

Ignore the Experts and Pay the Price

Kevin Durant joins Warriors to form latest super-team

After weeks of speculation and rumors about where he would play in 2016, Kevin Durant announced Monday he would be signing with the Golden State …

National League All-Star standings highlight voting inconsistencies

Since 1969, the fans have been the deciding vote on who gets to start in the MLB All-Star Game and most years the fans make the correct …

17 Signs You'll Be Running Your Own Business By 2017

It's only a matter of time before you ditch your day job and pursue the ultimate dream of working for yourself. Are you truly ready to make the leap? Here's how you'll know.<p>There are plenty of would-be entrepreneurs (myself included!) who've tried to convince ourselves that we feel happy and …