Israel H. Garcia

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By this time next year, you could be 3D printing custom comfortable inserts for your shoes

For nearly a year and a half, Kegan Schouwenburg ran the enormous Shapeways factory in Queens, New York. Her colleagues joked about her running a …

Manchester City striker Sergio Aguero sends warning to Barcelona ahead of Champions League clash

Fit-again Manchester City star Sergio Aguero has warned Barcelona he will soon be back up to top speed.<p>Sergio Aguero needed just 50 seconds to get back on the scoresheet as he returned from injury in City's 5-0 thrashing of Championship side Blackburn at the Etihad Stadium on Wednesday.<p>After eight …

15 Great Songs You Probably Didn't Hear in 2013

From 15 of the best albums of the year<p><b>Year in and out,</b> we compile a list of tunes that flew under the radar, mostly from underrated or emerging artists. We call that list "The best songs you probably didn't hear this year." We do that in lieu of an obligatory and trite Top 10 Albums of the Year …

Paul Walker's life in pictures

Scenes from the life and career of Paul Walker, best known for his roles in the Fast & Furious series, who has died aged 40 in a car crash north of Los Angeles

The Science Behind Posture and How It Affects Your Brain

I'll confess up front: I have terrible posture. It's been bad since I was in high school at least, and probably for even longer than that. It's one …

Bryant Completes Full-Speed Practice

The lead story all season in LakersLand has revolved, of course, around Kobe Bryant and when he'll return to the court with his repaired left …

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Kobe Played Full-Contact, Full-Court During Practice

With Kobe Bryant returning to the practice floor for the Los Angeles Lakers last week, all the speculation has started to kick into high gear with …

Orlando City unveiled as newest MLS expansion team

The Lions will play one more season in USL-Pro before joining MLS in 2015.<p>One of the worst-kept secrets in the history of sports is now official: Orlando City will become the 21st MLS franchise and begin play in 2015. The announcement, which had been only very thinly disguised for about a week, was …

Cristiano Ronaldo scores incredible hat trick to send Portugal to World Cup

Portugal is going to the World Cup, and their star player — and the man who should win FIFA’s Ballon D’Or award — was largely responsible.<p>Cristiano Ronaldo was unbelievable in the second leg of the two-game World Cup-qualifying playoff between Portugal and Sweden, scoring three goals and booking …

Yankees: No interest in $300M deal

NEW YORK -- Another shot of reality potion, on the rocks, is what New York Yankees president Randy Levine has ordered for the representatives of …

Banned Food In The U.S.: A State-By-State Guide

Have you ever gone into your local Whole Foods to look for some UK-made haggis, only to find that there was a sign that read: "UK-made haggis is illegal in the United States and why are you even looking for it and still reading this very long sign?!"? We've all been there, and the pain is very real …

Ray Lewis Offers to Pay Half of Potential Fine for Ahmad Brooks' Hit vs. Saints

On Sunday, San Francisco 49ers linebacker Ahmad Brooks was flagged for roughing the passer on what will probably go down as one of the most controversial calls of the 2013 NFL season.<p>While it probably won't make Brooks feel any better, former Ravens great Ray Lewis is prepared to soften the blow …

10 Foods That Are Beautiful on the Inside

10 fruits and vegetables that are prettier when you slice them open, from chioggia beets to watermelon radishes<p>All our lives, we've been hearing the same old sayings: Don't judge a book by its cover. It's what's on the inside that counts. All very true, of course—even when it comes to food. These …

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Brittany Murphy toxicology tests suggest heavy metal poisoning

A toxicology report commissioned by Brittany Murphy's father has suggested that the 8 Mile actor did not die from natural causes, as was previously thought.<p>After Murphy's death at the age of 32 in 2009, the LA coroners office concluded that pneumonia was the cause of death, with "anemia and …

Ross Ulbricht's Family And Friends Offer To Pledge Over $1 Million In Bail For Alleged Silk Road Creator

Just a few months ago, the FBI claims, Ross Ulbricht held 144,000 bitcoins allegedly collected from his Web-based black market for drugs known as the Silk Road–nearly $100 million at today’s exchange rates. Today, his family and friends are promising to offer up their life savings and even the …

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Japan wants to sell its super-fast levitating trains to the US

Former US politicians have visited Japan for a ride on a train that uses magnetic levitation to travel at 315 mph. As cities around the world consider the introduction of maglev trains, the Japanese government hopes the American group's experience of the journey — a test ahead of Japan's planned …

Australia's Infinite Stairway to Heaven

<i>Diminish and Ascend</i> is a sculptural installation by artist David McCracken that, from certain angles, looks like a never-ending staircase. Part of the annual event known as Sculpture by the Sea in Bondi, Australia, the staircase is one of the most eye-catching pieces at the outdoor exhibition this …

Apple Likes To Say Its Products Have The Best Displays; It Can Stop

While Apple likes to make a point that specs don’t make a product, it has been at the forefront of bringing better and better screens to customers in recent years, raising the bar for the entire industry in the process. The most important step came in 2010, when Apple introduced the iPhone 4 and …

So what do teenage girls make of Miley Cyrus, Lily Allen and that video?

So we've all seen the Miley Cyrus Wrecking Ball music video, which has been attacked for its sexually explicit imagery, and Robin Thicke's Blurred Lines, which has been condemned as misogynist for both its lyrics and its video. Both artists have defended themselves as misunderstood and described …

Lady Gaga had sex with R Kelly on Saturday Night Live

Last night, Lady Gaga supported her new album, <i>ARTPOP</i>, appearing on <i>Saturday Night Live</i> as both host and musical guest. The biggest takeaway though? …

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