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How Christo Built His Latest Work: Two Miles of Floating Walkway

It takes serious engineering to let 640,000 people walk on water. Luckily, that's exactly the kind of technical and creative challenge that …

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5 protein-packed sprouting superfoods

Plain old chia and freekeh have had their day in the sun – the new high-protein morsels shooting off the shelves are sprouted grains. Find out why …

Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Agar-Agar - One Green Planet

Think about some of your favorite treats from childhood – squishy marshmallows floating in your hot chocolate or melted into chocolatey s’mores; …

Let's Toast! A New Way to Do Grilled Bread

A garlicky eggplant spread makes this toast seasonal and fresh.<p>Look, we're not going to turn down a grilled piece of bread. But if you happen to also make a garlicky, lemon eggplant spread and slather it on top, along with fresh basil leaves, that just might sweeten the deal. Super seasonal and …

The Parks and Rec Season 6 Gag Reel

Just as their characters keep the Pawnee government rolling smoothly, each of the actors on <i>Parks and Rec</i> contributes something special to this season-six gag reel. Chris Pratt makes Nick Offerman break, Nick Offerman grins impishly below his mustache, Retta dances, Aubrey Plaza shows us her rare …

Powdered Alcohol Is Officially A Thing In The United States

Alcohol is primarily known as a liquid, but it can also be whipped, solidified, and practically vaporized. But now it's available in powdered form — …

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Restaurant Uses Picture of Richard Sherman to Encourage Tips

Seattle Seahawks fans are still enjoying the fact that their team was able to win the Super Bowl this past season, and one local restaurant has come up with a pretty creative way to encourage customers to tip.<p>Chicago Pastrami in Issaquah, Wash., posted a picture of Richard Sherman's game-ending tip …

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Boras: Drew/Morales “Damaged” By Comments In ESPN Story

Scott Boras, the agent for unsigned free agents <b>Stephen Drew</b> and <b>Kendrys Morales</b>, claims his clients have been "damaged" by comments from the anonymous …

John Terry: Pressure on Chelsea's rivals

Chelsea captain John Terry believes the Blues have managed to keep the pressure on Liverpool and Manchester City with Sunday’s 1-0 victory over …

Sonnen: Crime committed during TUF: Brazil brawl

Chael Sonnen's name had been linked with Wanderlei Silva for months prior to the announcement they would coach against each other on Ultimate Fighter …

Liverpool's tribute to Hillsborough victims epitomises English football's class on most poignant of weekends

This was a ceremonial occasion to do English football proud, Manchester City showing as much class off the field as their players would on it, even in defeat<p>It is an understatement to suggest Anfield is playing host to mere football games at the moment. Should <b>Liverpool</b> complete the most unlikely of …

Liverpool 3 Manchester City 2: Five talking points from Premier League classic at Anfield

Raheem Sterling and David Silva showed their class, Liverpool benefited from their freshness and their crowd, and Jordan Henderson's red card could be costly<p><b>Sterling shows his worth to Hodgson</b><p>If Roy Hodgson needed to be persuaded that Raheem Sterling was worthy of a place in England’s World Cup …

Stanley Cup playoff preview: Round 1

The regular season is over and all eight first round playoff series are set and ready to get going on Wednesday. This year's Stanley Cup playoff …

Chael Sonnen: Wanderlei Silva Followed a 'Gang Mentality' on the Set of TUF

Perennial UFC title contender Chael Sonnen, to the surprise of no one, was less than impressed with the way Wanderlei Silva carried himself on the set of <i>The Ultimate Fighter: Brazil 3.</i><p>Speaking with MMA Fighting's Dave Meltzer, the pride of West Linn, Oregon explained why he found it extremely …

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Premier League title scenarios: How Chelsea, Liverpool and Manchester City can lift the trophy

Three teams still have a chance to claim the EPL title, so let's examine the paths ahead for Liverpool, Manchester City and Chelsea.<p>Thanks to Liverpool's 3-2 win over Manchester City on Sunday, the Reds are the favorites to claim their first ever Premier League title, and their first top division …

Entire Minor League Team Pranks Jeff Francoeur into Thinking Teammate Is Deaf

After signing with the San Diego Padres, outfielder Jeff Francoeur found himself in Triple-A with the club's affiliate, the El Paso Chihuahuas.<p>What awaited him there was an elaborate and time-consuming prank.<p>The entire team convinced the nine-year MLB veteran that pitcher Jorge Reyes was deaf. The …

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Aldon Smith reportedly detained by police at LAX

AP<p>A police report from Miami landed 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick in the news last week and now reports from Los Angeles International Airport …

Samsung's latest smartphone monitors your heart

• Samsung's last smartphone watched your eyes; its new one will also listen to your heart. The Korean company's new flagship Galaxy S5 packs a heart rate monitor and will track your motions and monitor your steps, as part of a push into the health and fitness market. The innovation comes after …

Sierra Nevada bighorn sheep transported to their historical range

Bighorn sheep are skilled mountain climbers. But one group recently made it over the Sierra Nevada crest in record time.<p>As part of an ongoing effort to return endangered Sierra Nevada bighorns to more of their historical range, state and federal wildlife workers captured 14 of the animals in the …

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