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10 First-Class Airplane Seats That Are Nicer Than Your Apartment

As some airlines gut their frequent flyer programs, increase fees and cram more seats into coach, others are pushing the boundaries of flying luxury with of over-the-top first class suites.<p>Airlines are betting that these opulent accommodations will drive up profit margins and yield greater revenues …

Gorgeous Timelapse Video of Colorful Alaskan Nights

In February, photographer Alexis Coram took a last minute trip to Alaska. She hoped to catch a glimpse of the Northern Lights while she was there—but …

Dick Vitale honoring 'Princess Lacey'

There was nothing Dick Vitale could do to console the parents of Lacey Holsworth, the little girl whose friendship with Michigan State's Adreian …

CDC confirms second case of MERS in United States

A Saudi Arabia health worker who traveled to Orlando, Fla., has tested positive for the deadly MERS coronavirus, the second case ever confirmed within the United States, health officials said Monday.<p>Officials with the<p>U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Preventiontold reporters at a news conference …

Ice melt in part of Antarctica 'appears unstoppable,' NASA says

New research shows a major section of west Antarctica's ice sheet will completely melt in coming centuries and probably raise sea levels higher than previously predicted, revealing another impact from the world's changing climate.<p>According to a study released Monday, warm ocean currents and …

Apple + Beats = Genius

Let's not over-think this. Beats instantly makes the iPhone a better product. And that's worth billions to a company that's only growing because of the iPhone.<p>Tech reporters used to complain that Apple wasn't spending its $100+ billion in cash. Now we're complaining that Apple is spending too much. …

Rare Megamouth Shark Caught Off Japan’s Coast

Wildlife<p>Fishers recently captured a rare megamouth shark, similar to the one depicted in the image above, off the coast of Japan. Photograph by Natural History Museum and Institute/Reuters<p><b>It’s been a banner month for rare shark sightings. Last week a fisher off the coast of Florida caught the</b> …

Solar Roadways wants $1 million to turn the US' roads into an energy farm

At some point, you've probably sat back and said "Couldn't we solve climate change and the broader energy crisis just by sticking solar panels to everything?" It's not a bad idea, mind, but the cost and resistance to such a scheme would make it a nightmare to implement. But what about if we turned …

Deadly fighting continues in Ukraine as Putin celebrates Victory Day in Crimea

Three people were killed in a gunfight and rebels set a police station on fire in eastern Ukraine Friday, as Russian President Vladimir Putin hailed the return of Crimea to Russia in a military celebration marking victory over Nazi Germany.<p>Tens of thousands gathered in the Crimean port of …

David Lebovitz's Steak with Mustard Butter

<i>All week long David Lebovitz -- professional cook, baker, and blogger -- will be sharing recipes from his new book, My Paris Kitchen. Follow along to win one of six copies we're giving away -- and find out why Paris really is always a good idea.</i><p><i>Today: A trip to Paris is as easy as making this</i> …

Can Good Come From Maasai Lion Killings in the Serengeti?

One Maasai warrior died during a ritual lion killing near Tanzania's Serengeti National Park.<p>A lion's death is a common occurrence on the Serengeti plains, in northern Tanzania, where life is perilous even for the greatest of predators.<p>The deaths of four lions (two confirmed, two probable) and one …

Dad Films His Daughter Growing Up Over 14 Years in 4 Minutes

In a gorgeous display of fatherly love, Frans Hofmeester started filming his baby girl Lotte in the autumn 1999 and continued for a full 14 …

How To Get Paid To Play With Lego All Day

Have a passion for bricks and a willingness to really get inside your work.<p>David Fautley has what has to be one of the best jobs around: He plays with Lego for a living. As a modeler at England’s Legoland Windsor, he designs and assembles the Lego models set up all around the park, from a …

Obama Gets A Taste Of Jiro's 'Dream' Sushi In Name Of Diplomacy

President Obama kicked off the first leg of his tour of Asia on Wednesday with some sushi diplomacy.<p>He dined with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe at a revered and tiny temple of sushi in Tokyo called Sukiyabashi Jiro. The subterranean restaurant, with just 10 seats at the counter, was made …

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Moscow May Day parade lauds Putin as rebels seize more Ukraine buildings | Reuters

MOSCOW/DONETSK, Ukraine (Reuters) - Russia staged a huge May Day parade on Moscow’s Red Square for the first time since the Soviet era on Thursday, with workers holding banners proclaiming support for President Vladimir Putin after the seizure of territory from neighboring Ukraine.<p>Thousands of …

Designer L'Wren Scott, Mick Jagger's girlfriend, found dead - CNN.com

L'Wren Scott, a noted fashion designer and girlfriend of musician Mick Jagger, was found dead of an apparent suicide Monday, March 17, according to a law enforcement official. She was 49.<p>HIDE CAPTION<p>L'Wren Scott, Mick Jagger and her fashion<p>L'Wren Scott, Mick Jagger and her fashion<p>L'Wren Scott, Mick …

Obamacare enrollment tops 5 million amid surge in sign-ups

WASHINGTON– More than 5 million people have now signed up for health insurance on marketplaces created by PresidentObama’shealthcare law, thanks to a surge in enrollment over the last two weeks, the Obama administration announced Monday.<p>The quickening pace of sign-ups confirms that many Americans …

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John Elway: 'I Applaud Michael Sam'

<i>By Aaron Wilson, National Football Post</i><p>Denver Broncos executive vice president John Elway joined several of his NFL colleagues in welcoming Missouri defensive end Michael Sam to the NFL.<p>"I applaud Michael Sam and wish him the very best as he continues the pursuit of his NFL dream," Elway said. "As …

11 Situations Made Weird By People In Gorilla Suits

People have been donning goofy ape suits for decades, often in some rather odd and/or inappropriate locations. Here are 11 of the most …

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The Top 500 Songs of All Time, according to NME

<i>NME</i> has done it again, following up last year’s list of the Top 500 Albums of All Time with one for the Top 500 Songs of All Time. According to the …

2014 NFL Mock Draft: Johnny Manziel No. 1; Rams draft a QB

Johnny Manziel has been climbing the draft boards, but Blake Bortles and Teddy Bridgewater could still go in the top 5 -- especially if the Rams decide the Sam Bradford era is over.<p>Let's review what we know about the 2014 NFL Draft.<p>We know that the Houston Texans have the No. 1 overall pick. We …

NFL Assistant Has A Horribly Anti-Gay Explanation For Why The League Isn't Ready For Michael Sam

It's a sobering reminder that the environment Sam is about to enter isn't entirely supportive of gay players.<p>The most horrible quote came from an unnamed NFL player personnel assistant, who said:<p>"I don't think football is ready for it just yet. In the coming decade or two, it's going to be …

'Flappy Bird' Creator Follows Through, Game Removed From App Stores

If you didn’t think he’d actually do it, you were wrong. Flappy Bird creator Dong Nguyen followed through with his promise to remove the game from app stores, and as his 22 hour deadline passed, the game was indeed taken down from Apple's iOS store and the Android/Google Play marketplace.<p>I’ll …

Mizzou's Michael Sam says he's gay

Michael Sam, an All-American defensive lineman from Missouri and the Associated Press' SEC Defensive Player of the Year, said that he is gay in an …