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LaVar Ball quandary front and center after Lonzo's NBA debut

LOS ANGELES – It was almost halftime of Lonzo Ball’s Lakers debut against the Clippers on Thursday night, and his omnipresent father, LaVar, had yet to be seen by the Staples Center masses.<p>There were no sightings of the Big Baller Brand CEO on the jumbotron, no line of fans to greet him in the …

Basketball

Cavaliers fan starts campaign to pay Dahntay Jones' fines

A Cleveland Cavaliers fan named Ricky Smith has started a GoFundMe campaign to help pay Dahntay Jones' fines from the NBA playoffs.<p>The Cavaliers …

An unbeatable computer program has finally solved two-player limit Texas hold'em poker

The program also demonstrates that playing second is advantageous<p>Two-player limit Texas hold’em poker has finally been solved, according to a study published in <i>Science</i> today. Scientists have designed a computer program, named Cepheus, with a strategy for the game that is so close to perfect that …

A Drug Might Heal Spinal Injuries By Sparking Nerve Growth

A scientist who chose to ignore the mainstream nearly 30 years ago has found a new way to regenerate nerves in the spinal cord, at least in animals. A drug that Jerry Silver, a professor of neuroscience at Case Western Reserve University, helped design a drug that has allowed paralyzed rats to …

Take the Plunge: 11 Swimming Holes Around the World

Lounging poolside is one thing, but nothing beats the childlike allure of splashing around in a swimming hole. The lake near your parent's home may top your typical list, but there are plenty of other swimming holes around the world that will capture your heart.<p>So, pack your swimsuit (and a sense …

Swimwear

CloudGOO’s New App Turns All Your Cloud Storage Accounts Into One Big, Combined Drive

CloudGOO, a newly launched Android application with something of a silly name, offers a way for you to smush together all your cloud-based file storage accounts to form one big cloud drive in the sky. That is, the app aggregates your cloud drive accounts into one mobile interface, then uses that …

This is the year to sell your home

Patience seems to have paid off for those who’ve postponed putting their homes on the market until this year, real estate analysts say. They stand to …

A Solar Panel Or Two Makes Your Home More Valuable

That’s according to a new study that found that each kilowatt of solar capacity could net a premium of almost $6,000 in home value. So, a 5KW …

Solar Panels

When We Held Kings

The oral history of the 2003 World Series of Poker, in which an amateur named Moneymaker turned $39 into $2.5 million and the poker boom was born<p>In …

Poker

A Gambler Gambles to Tax Court…and Loses

With the World Series of Poker main event in progress here in Las Vegas, the Tax Court coincidentally released a decision of a former “Bracelet” …

Gambling tax hits SSA payouts — even when you lose

I'll admit I enjoy a trip to Vegas now and then, but I've never been much of a gambler. Gambling has a cost, a hidden tax embedded in your winnings, …

25 Unbelievable Travel Destinations You Never Knew Existed

These are the kinds of places friends and family expect travelers to go.<p>But there are plenty of places to see that are under the radar; often known only by locals.<p>Inspired by this Quora list asking about the best travel destinations most people never knew existed, we put together our own list of …

Hot Springs

How to Live in Paradise for Less Than $1,500 a Month

I feel I spent way too much money this month living in the Philippines -- there were extra provisions around the typhoon that hit us, a work trip to Manila (where I also had too much fun,) a few charitable donations, and I've been overspending on food. But I just looked up my bank balance and …

Adobe's colossal password leak becomes a playable crossword puzzle

Adobe's been embarrassed over the past few weeks after it was revealed that some 150 million customer records were leaked online — and that Adobe had been using some questionable methods to protect that information in the first place. In a clever spin, some of that information has been turned into …

How to Erase Yourself From the Internet

If your growing weariness of being constantly tethered to the internet has become overwhelming, it might be time to scrub yourself from the social …

Imaginative Photographs That Mix Ordinary Objects and Simple Sketches

If you want a daily dose of creativity and humor, start following the Instagram account (@cintascotch) of art director Javier Pérez. The …