Warren Baird

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Jay Z Has the Room

Everyone knows Shawn “Jay Z” Carter is smart, talented, and wildly successful, his Roc Nation empire continually expanding: the new sports agency, a fragrance launch this month, a luxury-goods partnership with Barneys. What’s fascinating is the way a drug dealer turned rapper turned mogul and …

Wildlife photographer of the year 2013 – in pictures

The results of the wildlife photographer of the year 2013 competition have been announced at London's Natural History Museum. The overall winner is South African photographer Greg du Toit for his picture Essence of Elephants, a portrait of elephants in Botswana. Here is a selection of some of the …

Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2013

The Wildlife Photographer of the Year competition, founded in 1964, is an annual international showcase of the very best in nature photography. Owned by the Natural History Museum and BBC Worldwide, the contest includes 18 individual categories, ranging from birds and mammals to "Creative Visions" …

Seahawks Safety Kam Chancellor Destroys a Cardinals Offensive Lineman

Arizona Cardinals offensive lineman Eric Winston attempts to block Seattle Seahawks safety Kam Chancellor, and Chancellor blows him up.<p>For reference, Winston is listed at 6'7", 302 pounds, while Chancellor is 6'3", 232 pounds.<p>Here's another look at the play.<p>Thanks to Brian Floyd and Kissing Suzy …

Football (U.S.)

A Wozniacki plea for privacy? Oh, please

In case you were too busy rethinking your Oreo addiction, here's the best of the email and Twitter fodder you missed from the sports world and beyond.<p>…

Ultimate Cruise Planner

If you’ve never stepped foot on a cruise ship, you might not know the first thing about planning the perfect vacation at sea. Get your feet wet with …

7 Most Mysterious Places In The World

There is so much we can learn about the ancient world. With every discovery, archaeologists uncover more about civilizations that came before us. What we know, however, is nothing compared to the questions left unanswered.<p>Even today, these 7 historic places remain obscure and mysterious to</b> …

Isohunt search engine for Bittorrent to shut down and pay MPAA $110m

Isohunt, the third most popular search engine for Bittorrent files, will close and pay the Motion Pictures Association of America (MPAA) $110m, ending a long-runng legal battle.<p>The move comes just ahead of a formal court battle which Isohunt, set up by Gary Fung of Canada, was certain to lose. The …

The Top 10 Marvels of the Modern World

When we think about the wonders of the world, evocative images of ancient structures in Rome, Giza, Peru, or Southeast Asia typically come to mind. And while the ancient wonders of the world are indeed spectacular, this most recent millennium also has its fair share of jaw-dropping testaments to …

Copyright Pirates Vow To Fight On After Filesharing Site Isohunt Walks The Plank

Internet pirates are preparing to set sail for new waters following the shutdown of the decade-old filesharing site Isohunt. Following a long court battle, the world-famous site agreed to switch off the lights for good today and pay out a mammoth $110 million settlement, although there’s little …

Kim Jong Un's Luxurious 'Seven-Star' Lifestyle Of Yachts, Booze And Food

North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un enjoys a “seven-star” lifestyle of yachts, parties and extravagant food, his friend Dennis Rodman has revealed.<p>The former basketball star, 52, last month made his second visit to the secretive communist nation.<p>While millions of North Koreans starve, Rodman said …

Finding Tim Tebow: Where Is He, and What Is He Going to Do Next?

Link to Media<p>Tim Tebow hasn't been spotted on radio or television for weeks. He's done no interviews. He's just about disappeared from Twitter. There have been sporadic sightings, mentions on TMZ and blips across various social media, but he is talked about in the same way people swear they saw …

NFL

Apple, Google, Facebook don't pay the highest engineer salary

Some of tech's heavy hitters slide down the rankings for the 25 highest-paying companies for software engineers, according to a new Glassdoor survey.<p>For software engineers, life must seem like it keeps getting better. Not only are salaries on the rise as companies compete for talent, but there are …

Skull of Homo erectus throws story of human evolution into disarray

The spectacular fossilised skull of an ancient human ancestor that died nearly two million years ago has forced scientists to rethink the story of early human evolution.<p>Anthropologists unearthed the skull at a site in Dmanisi, a small town in southern Georgia, where other remains of human …

Xbox One: An Occasional Gamer's Guide

Even if you’re not a gaming fan it will have been hard to completely ignore the fervor surrounding the impending launch of the next major hardware releases from the world’s biggest players in gaming. But just because you’re not a gamer, that doesn’t mean the consoles will have nothing to offer you, …

Finally, the Ray Lewis mixtape is here

You wanted a mini-mixtape of Pharrell beats and vague but deeply felt Ray Lewis motivational speechifying, right? Anyway, you've got it.<p>Ray Lewis has spent most of his life working at exactly the right job for him. This isn't to say that Ray Lewis couldn't have been a successful nutritionist or …

Bill Belichick Showed Today That His Press Conferences Are Still As Great As Ever

Belichick, who is the master of providing as little information as possible, was asked about the decision to not play Vince Wilfork during Thursday's preseason game.<p>His answers can only be described as Belichickian (<i>via ProFootballTalk.com</i>):<p>Reporter: For those of us who weren't there last night, …

Fox Sports 1 Spoofs Tom Brady's Michigan Speech

The people at Fox Sports 1 had some fun with Tom Brady's recent motivational speech to the Michigan football team.<p>"Every man in this room has Google searched my wife."

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