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If you could attend 1 NFL game in 2017, which one would you pick?

There are no wrong answers here.<p>The NFL season is closer than ever. Training camp started for most teams this week, with the rest to follow in the coming days. That got us thinking — if you could attend only one regular-season game this year, which would it be?<p>The possibilities are practically …

NFL

'Goodbye My Brother': Hundreds Say Goodbye To Hero Marine Dog In Emotional Ceremony

Cena, a black labrador, served three tours in Afghanistan with the Marines. He died on Wednesday at the age of 10.<p>Hundreds of people lined the streets of Muskegon, Michigan, this week to pay tribute to a true hero.<p>Cena the black labrador served in Afghanistan over six months in 2009 and 2010 …

Veterans

Underwater Art from the World Swim Championships: Pictures

The Sights, Safety, And Science Of The Great American Eclipse

On August 21st, 2017, a total solar eclipse will occur on Earth, traveling across the United States, coast-to-coast, for the first time in 99 years. From about 10 AM on the west coast until nearly 3 PM on the east coast, the Moon’s shadow will plunge portions of 14 states into total darkness during …

The Pie-Eating Fashion Editorial You Never Knew You Wanted

It’s hard to find a quotidian activity, event or scenario that hasn’t already been touched, and then fancified, by a fashion photographer or a …

Fashion

The 7 Most Unique Restaurants in the World

Dining out can be fun and all (<i>Ooh</i>, look honey. They have a fish tank!), but we pretty much always know what to expect. That is, until we heard you …

7 Steps to Becoming a Professional Copywriter

Those first few rejection emails will hit you like a sucker punch. If you can take 'em, you just might have a promising career in store.<p>I spend very little time writing copy myself these days because I’m too busy running an agency. I had to learn all that marketing and branding stuff because it was …

Entrepreneurship

'Take On Me' app turns your home into an '80s music video

A-ha's classic video for "Take On Me" was the result of painstaking effort -- it took 16 weeks to rotoscope the frames, creating that signature blend between the real and hand-drawn worlds. Now, however, you only need an iPhone to recreate the look yourself. Trixi Studios has shown off an augmented …

Augmented Reality

What's Inside a Neighborhood in a Box?

On the outskirts of New York City, a new housing model aimed at Millennials asks: What <i>is</i> city living?<p>The peaked wooden eave jutting from the facade of the charcoal glass tower is trying to tell you something. So is the neon sign over the entranceway that says “home sweet home.” But it takes a beat …

Urban Design

So You Want to Read The ’80s: Here’s Where to Start

Fantasy has been around for millennia.<p>Yet some eras in that time have seen explosive growth when it comes to interest in the genre. The 1980s is one …

Books

3, 2, 1 ... Bake Off! The Mission To Make Bread In Space

Crumbs may seem harmless here on Earth, but they can be a hazard in microgravity — they could get in an astronaut's eye, or get inhaled, causing someone to choke. Crumbs could even float into an electrical panel, burn up or cause a fire.<p>That's part of the reason why it was a very big deal in 1965 …

NASA

The Eerie Story Behind the Small Town Everyone is Flocking to for the Eclipse This Summer

During next month's total solar eclipse, the sun will be blocked by the moon for one of the longest periods—approximately 2 minutes and 40 seconds—in …

UFOs

17 things to watch in 2017 NFL season

It's been six months since the New England Patriots' unforgettable Super Bowl LI comeback. If you've been in football hibernation since then, here's your primer for the upcoming NFL campaign — 17 subplots to monitor for the '17 season:<p><b>1. What can the Patriots do for an encore?</b><p>Little more to prove …

NFL

Lovable Japanese Camera Drone Joins ISS Crew

The JEM Internal Ball Camera (Int-Ball) shooting a video (via JAXA/NASA)<p>Meet Int-Ball, the newest, and most adorable, member of the International …

NASA

Your Attitude About Exercise May Be Just as Important as How Much You Actually Get

You know that not getting regular exercise can be bad for your health. But here’s a surprising twist: Apparently, just <i>thinking</i> that you’re not …

Wellness

Octavia Butler: Writing Herself Into The Story

Octavia Butler used to say she remembers exactly when she decided to become a science fiction writer. She was 9 years old and saw a 1954 B-movie called <i>Devil Girl from Mars,</i> and two things struck her. First: "Geez, I can write a better story than that!" And second: "Somebody got <i>paid</i> for writing that …

Science Fiction

Diana, Our Mother: 7 highlights from HBO's Princess Diana documentary

Diana, Princess of Wales, was granted very little privacy during her years in the spotlight. Now, a new documentary is pulling back the curtain — or opening the family photo album, if you will — on the side of her life she worked hardest to keep to herself: her role as mother.<p><i>Diana, Our Mother: Her</i> …

Royal Family

Two Wild Alternatives to Coffee

Skip the joe and try out these cheap coffee alternatives<p>Most people are big fans of the dark caffeinated brew known as coffee, and they become rather …

Coffee

Our Complete Guide to Marinating: What Works, What Doesn't, and Why - MyRecipes

That moment you realize everything you’ve ever believed about marinating is a lie… Yeah, I had it recently.<p>Upon asking one of our in-house grill …

Meat

30 Times Celebrities Were Bridesmaids

Mary Kate and Ashley join a host of other celebs who've been bridesmaids.<p>While we <i>love</i> to see our favorite celebrities toast their own nuptials, even the famous are sometimes relegated to the bridal party. Here, we take a look at our favorite actresses, singers, and more as they celebrate weddings …

Fashion

Arctic Icescapes in Pictures

Sea Ice

There Are Thousands of Human Trafficking Victims Each Year. Here's How You Can Help

Thousands of people fall victim to human trafficking across the globe each year, and the number of reported cases in the U.S. is on the rise, human …

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement

21 Classic Camping Tips From Field & Stream

Essential advice from a legendary outdoor writer<p>For 35 years, in each issue of <i>Field & Stream</i>, H.G. “Tap” Tapply served up tidbits of hard-earned …

Hunting

Alice Cooper's 'forgotten' Warhol found after four decades in storage

<b>(CNN) —</b> Alice Cooper can be forgiven for forgetting some of the finer details of the early 1970s. After all, the rock star was touring the world and riding high off the success of tracks like "School's Out."<p>But amid the sex, drugs and rock 'n' roll, Cooper forgot something that few others would -- …

Art

Festival of the Unexceptional 2017 – a celebration of ordinary cars, in pictures

Fine Art

Womaneer

Introducing the pioneers who are smashing glass ceilings for the next generation. Get to know them.<p>When you hear the word “pioneer,” who comes to …

Marie Curie

What you can learn from ancient coffee rituals around the world

For many caffeine lovers, coffee drinking is less of a habit and more of a sacred ritual. In fact, the history of coffee rituals around the world is …

Coffee

The Top 11 Greatest Vocal Duos Of All Time

As a very famous song put it: it takes two, baby. All you need are two voices to make a unique blend and you’ll be rewarded with unforgettable, …

Music