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John Fashanu paid late brother Justin £75,000 not to reveal he was gay

Former England international John Fashanu has admitted that he paid his late brother Justin £75,000 not to reveal he was gay before his death in 1998.<p>Justin Fashanu, who played for Norwich and Nottingham Forest in the 1980s, came out as gay before he committed suicide in May 1998 at the age of …

Soccer

Why You Should Go to Namibia Now

Pack your bags for this stunning African destination before everyone else does.<p>A land abounds with silty, ochre-colored sand dunes, ample opportunities for wildlife watching, and lines of rugged mountaintops jutting through the country—Namibia is often called “Land of the Brave,” a nod to its …

National Parks

A multi-trillion dollar blockchain use case

A brief history of supply chains<p>The Industrial Era started with a centralization of production. Fordism, mass manufacturing, and Taylorism all helped make centralized production more efficient.<p>This centralization took the form of large factories where raw commodities were turned into finished …

Blockchain

An 87-year-old millionaire buried treasure in the Rockies—and he’s offered one main clue

Somewhere in the Rockies, in the roughly 1,000 miles between Santa Fe, New Mexico, and the Canadian border, may be a treasure chest worth millions. …

Archaeology

How a 34-year-old turned $200 into a company he sold for over $10 million in a matter of months

Thirteen years ago as a broke college student, Trevor Chapman took a job selling pest control door-to-door to make extra money. Eventually, he …

eCommerce

Even if you clear your history, Google has a record of all of your search activity — here's how to delete it

YouTube. Panera. Facebook. Equifax. Every week, it seems, there's a new hack to worry about.<p>This ever-expanding list has many people realizing their personal information is less secure than they thought. Consumers are looking for ways to limit their online exposure and take proactive measures to …

Google

This Smartphone Case Turns Your iPhone Into a DSLR Camera

Improve your smartphone photography with this ingenious lens kit.<p>The iPhone has an extraordinary camera, but if you're an avid smartphone …

Mobile Photography

BALCO Fast Facts

<b>(CNN) —</b> Here's a look at BALCO, the lab that provided steroids to several professional athletes, including baseball player Barry Bonds and track and field star Marion Jones.<p>The BALCO scandal began as two separate, independent investigations: one by federal agents in California looking into BALCO, …

Hackers exploit casino's smart thermometer to steal database info

Having a whole bunch of smart objects like lights, appliances, and thermometers can make life a little more convenient for businesses, but buying …

Internet of Things

A Fingerprint Pulled from a WhatsApp Image Leads to Multiple Drug Convictions in the U.K.

Police have used partial fingerprints drawn from a WhatsApp photo in securing 11 convictions related to drug trafficking in Wales, U.K. …

Privacy

Google explains new Private DNS setting in Android P

Domain Name System, or 'DNS' for short, can best be described as a phone book for the internet. When you type in a domain, like google.com, the DNS …

Android News

CIA Leak Fast Facts

<b>(CNN) —</b> Here's a look at the 2003 CIA leak involving then-operative Valerie Plame and senior members of the George W. Bush administration.<p>After a lengthy investigation, one member of the Bush administration, Lewis "Scooter" Libby, was brought to trial and convicted of obstruction of justice, …

How This African-American Filmmaker Was Inspired By African Indians

Feeling a connection to their struggles, Asha Stuart sought to shine a light on the resilient Siddi community.<p>Documentary filmmaker Asha Stuart was passing through a bus station near Bangalore in 2012 when she made eye contact with a man nearby, who looked like he was of African descent.<p>They tried …

India

Sweden modified a road to recharge EVs while driving

You can now charge your electric vehicle as you drive in Sweden, but only for about 2km (1.2 miles). That's the length of a road outside Stockholm that's been embedded with electrified rail, which is the first length in a government-planned nationwide rollout of EV-recharging streets. …

Electric Vehicles

Bill Of The Month: A Tale Of 2 CT Scanners — One Richer, One Poorer

Benjamin Hynden, a financial adviser in Fort Myers, Fla., hadn't been feeling well for a few weeks last fall. He'd had pain and discomfort in his abdomen.<p>In October, he finally made an appointment to see his doctor about it. "It wasn't severe," he says. "It was just kind of bothersome. It just kind …

Health Care

States move to ban fake urine, a new challenge for drug testing amid an abuse epidemic

As part of a routine drug test, Adam Randall handed a vial of yellow liquid to a probation officer.<p>Although it looked like a urine sample from the 31-year-old — who was required to submit to testing after a previous conviction — authorities in Queensbury, N.Y., say it was not. They allege that …

Medicine

Eight black women who could be head coaches in the NBA

Knowing basketball is what matters to LeBron James, and these women could definitely do the job<p>The only thing that matters to LeBron James regarding …

College Sports

Where was the birthplace of National Beer Day?

April 7 marks National Beer Day. Do you know where this celebratory occasion to raise your favorite pint was started?<p>Have you ever looked at a food …

Game of Thrones

You’ll Never Guess Why Beer Bottles Are Brown

Since the explosion of the craft beer market, you can now walk into any store that sells brews and have dozens of options for what to drink. Whether …

Craft Beer

How to live like a local in Johannesburg

Lonely Planet Local Heather Mason moved to Johannesburg in 2010. Enchanted, she soon fell in love with Melville – the quirky, tree-lined suburb where she now lives – and later the gritty inner city, with its coffee houses, evolving foodie scene and hidden pockets of art, culture and music. She …

Travel

How to live like a local in Nairobi, Kenya

Lonely Planet Local Clementine Logan moved to Nairobi for a job in journalism over five years ago and hasn’t looked back. She compares the city to the coconuts sold in its bustling markets – tough to crack open but sweet inside. She says the tantalising mix of energetic city life and calming nature …

Asia Travel

How Patriots' Julian Edelman helped stop a potential school shooting

<b>(CNN) —</b> New England Patriots player Julian Edelman was in Texas visiting a friend when he got a disturbing message on social media.<p>"I can't help but notice in the comments section there is a kid saying he's going to shoot up a school, can everybody alert the authorities please????" an unidentified …

New England Patriots

Why didn't I kill him?

<b>(CNN) —</b> The first time I almost killed a man was two years after graduating from the police academy.<p>I was working at a local nightclub when a brawl erupted. Wading through the sucker punches and small skirmishes, I saw a man walk to his car, retrieve a long brown item and approach the nightclub …

Law Enforcement

New Belgium’s Hemp Beer is Banned In Kansas

New Belgium’s buzz-worthy new hemp and hops beer, The Hemperor, which is now available on draft in almost every state in the nation, has been banned …

Cannabis

15 Craft Beer Breweries Run and Operated by Women

Women are making a splash in the beer-making business.<p>When the first beer was concocted around 7000 B.C., it was a woman at the helm, gathering the …

Beer

This may be Africa’s most scenic mountain range, yet it struggles to attract tourists

One of the earliest recorded tours to the Rwenzori Mountains was in the second century, when Alexandrian mathematician Claudius Ptolemy, searching for the source of the Nile river, named them the “mountains of the moon.”<p>Since then, modern-day Uganda has struggled to drum up the same kind of hype. …

Africa

Even the advertising hoarding knew what was coming when Mesut Ozil assisted Aaron Ramsey

Mesut Ozil and Aaron Ramsey combined to score a truly remarkable Arsenal goal in their wonderful first-half performance against CSKA Moscow, and it …

Soccer

You can travel from the United Kingdom to Australia without ever getting on a plane

Plane travel sucks. Yes, it’s convenient to get anywhere in the world in the span of hours, but everything else — the security, the food, the …

Asia Travel

Dangerous, growing, yet unnoticed: the rise of America's white gangs

When he was 13, three white teenage boys beat Benny Ivey. They aimed for his chest as his back pressed against the wall of his friend’s house in Florence, Mississippi. The skinny blond adolescent had to show he was tough enough to become a Black Gangster Disciple.<p>It was 1989, the height of the …

Crime

Winnie Mandela: A Life in Pictures

Desmond Tutu