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This 22-Year-Old Went From Working At McDonald's To Making $1 Million A Year Playing Video Games

One of the biggest names in the e-sports realm right now is a 22-year-old named Matt Haag, who is better known as "Nadeshot." He's a master at "Call of Duty," and he's part of a team, called OpTic Gaming. He's even sponsored by Red Bull.<p>And just three years ago he was flipping burgers at a …

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Monster Sunspot Threatens Earth With Solar Storms

Changing Planet<p><b>The solar eclipse may steal the week’s heavenly headlines, but a monster sunspot—the likes of which hasn’t been seen for years—has turned toward Earth and may spew some serious solar storms.</b><p>From the moment the gigantic sunspot cluster known as AR 2192 appeared on the eastern side of …

An espresso machine in your backpack? Minipresso says yes

While there's something to be said -- a lot to be said, really -- for cowboy coffee, a fine espresso is a wonder unto itself. And the Minipresso looks like it's the solution to how to get espresso on the go that we never knew we needed: compact like a vacuum flask, yet able to deliver a freshly …

Retro Scope: Earthworm Jim

<i>Earthworm Jim</i> was the end result of 45-minutes worth of work listening to Fleetwood Mac. That’s according to series creator Doug TenNapel, who …

Just four months until we can understand dogs! Dog-to-English translator to become a reality

Anxious to know what your dog is thinking? The wait could soon be over as a ‘dog-to-English’ translator is set to become a reality in just four …

Rihanna Sits Courtside at Lakers-Warriors Game

Days after concluding her “Diamonds World Tour” and filming “The Monster” with Eminem, Rihanna relaxed at the Los Angeles Lakers-Golden State …

We got high, thousands in Mexico died

America’s failed drug policies — and our insatiable drug appetites — have helped kill innocent people in Mexico<p>Andrew O'Hehir<p>November 23, 2013 5:00pm (UTC)<p>Just outside the city of Culiacán, near the northwestern coast of Mexico, sits an impressive new development, a boomtown where construction …

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Comet Ison Challenge: Photo Contest Offers Cash Prizes

A Comet Ison photo challenge has been launched for astronomers and others interested in space.<p>The National Science Foundation is offering a $2,500 …

Find A Blue Chicken Egg? Congrats, Your Chicken Has A Virus

Not necessarily harmful! But just so you know.<p>Here in the U.S., our eggs mostly come in two colors: white and brown. But there are two breeds, one in Chile and one in China, that are known to lay <i>blue</i> eggs. Yeah, weird, right? And a new study has figured out why that happens.<p>The Araucana chicken …

GM 6.2L V8 claims most powerful light-duty truck engine title

General Motors has officially captured the horsepower crown for mainstream pickup trucks with its 6.2-liter V8. The big mill, available in both the Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra, comes to market with 420 horsepower and 460 pound-feet of torque, handily outdoing its two cross-town competitors, …

Ryan Newman in Chase after NASCAR issues epic penalties

CONCORD, N.C. — In an unprecedented move, NASCAR levied the biggest penalty in its history Monday night and altered the makeup of its playoff field two days after it was set.<p>Gone from the Chase for the Sprint Cup is Michael Waltrip Racing driver Martin Truex Jr., who had made the championship …

Michael Waltrip Racing accused of race manipulation at Richmond

Was Clint Bowyer's spin intentional?<p>NASCAR is examining the events of Saturday's Richmond Sprint Cup round amid suggestions Michael Waltrip Racing manipulated the race to hamper rivals of its Chase contender Martin Truex Jr.<p>Truex was among the large group of drivers on the cusp of the final Chase …

Alyssa Milano's Sex Tape Is the Most Hard-Hitting Sex Tape Yet

So an Alyssa Milano sex tape has finally leaked.<p>Okay, so maybe "leaked" isn't the right word. More like, "intentionally distributed by the actress …

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Mars One: did you apply for the one-way trip to the red planet?

Read interviews with some of the applicants in the running to win a one-way ticket to Mars here.<p>The Mars One project will cost £4bn and hopes to recoup the cost in part by selling broadcasting rights: "This mission to Mars can be the biggest media event in the world," said Paul Römer, the …

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All Time Favorites<p>We put Shark Tank's bizarre and amazing products to the test<p>4:02<p>The tech 'Back to the Future' predicted for 2015 -- and what it missed<p>5:50<p>Emoji dos and don'ts<p>2:49<p>Super-creepy 3D-printed cape responds to onlookers (Tomorrow Daily 248)<p>7:53<p>Behind-the-scenes of Disneyland's 60th …

10 Heartbreaking Photos That Might Reduce You To Tears

They say a photo speaks a thousand words, so with the greatest respect to these heartbreaking moments from our history & the photographers that have …

Moto X lust: developers rush to copy Motorola's exclusive features on other phones

Get Motorola's Active Notifications and Quick Capture on your phone before the Moto X even hits shelves<p>Thanks to some intrepid Android developers, two of the Motorola Moto X's highlight features — Active Notifications and Quick Capture — can now be had on devices not actually made by Motorola. …

Study Finds Fish Fear Robotic Predators Unless They Are Drunk

Researchers conducted a series of tests to see if zebrafish would be afraid of robotic versions of predators. Then they got the fish drunk and tested …

Is Microsoft making AR goggles for the Xbox One?

<b>A patent application by Microsoft outlines the company's plans for an augmented-reality (AR) gaming headset.</b><p>It looks like Microsoft's leaked Xbox …

Motorola Moto X Pure Edition (unlocked) review: Customization champ, but middle-of-the-pack phablet overall - CNET

<b>The Good</b> The Motorola Moto X Pure Edition lets you pick your design. It also has expandable storage, loud front speakers and charges quickly.<p><b>The Bad</b> The handset's bigger size may be unwieldy for some, its battery life is just average and it's hitting a market increasingly crowded with more …

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