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Fantasy Football 2017: 1st-Round Mock Draft and Winning Strategy

Here's a bit of bad news for everyone hoping to get an upper hand on fantasy football competitors with meticulous preseason research: Everyone else is doing it, too.<p>No longer a niche hobby, fantasy football is now a massive enterprise capturing mainstream recognition. And sure, many casual players …

Fantasy Football

Watch All the Super Bowl 50 Movie Trailers and Video Game Ads Here

<b>[UPDATE]</b> Super Bowl 50 has now ended. Scroll down to see all the movie trailers and game ads.<p><i>The original story is below.</i><p>Super Bowl 50 is just a few hours away. The biggest TV event of the year is expected to draw more than 100 million viewers, so it's no small surprise that companies are willing …

Richard Sherman Rips Nonsensical NFL Policies During Surreal Press Conference Involving A Cardboard Man

The NFL wants their players to talk to the media, right?

Richard Sherman

Hilarious Mashup Reimagines Sloths on Famous Album Covers

Do sloths make everything better? Matt Tucker, the Picture Editor at Buzzfeed UK, thinks so. He's the mastermind behind this hilarious series of sloths that replace humans on iconic album covers. With a mix of classic and contemporary favorites, these adorable creatures are transformed into …

Mashups

Fantasy Football 2014: Top 200 Fantasy Player Rankings

Winning your fantasy football league begins first and foremost with finding the greatest values in your draft. The following rankings examine my personal top 200 players in the game for the 2014 season with that exact goal in mind: finding value.<p>Learning when to wait and when to reach for the best …

Fantasy Football

Post-Draft Dynasty Ranks - RB

Our post-draft dynasty ranking series rolls on with a thorough look at the running back position.<p>Running backs are the trickiest to rank because of …

Post-Draft Dynasty Ranks - WR

Up next in our post-draft dynasty ranking series is the wide receiver position.<p>With more and more NFL teams leaning on the pass, wide receiver has …

Fantasy Football

Fantasy Football Risks & Busts You Need to Avoid in Your Draft

There are two things you cannot disparage in this world without stirring the ire of dissenting opinions: 1. A mother's kid; 2. A fantasy footballer's favorites.<p>We will leave your snotty, smelly, spoiled and self-entitled brats out of this. Yeah, we know they can do no wrong. We won't grant the same …

Fantasy Football

A hundred fantasy football facts

The problem, if I am being honest, is me.<p>I'm to blame. My fault. My bad, as the kids used to say.<p>Not just me, mind you. There are a lot of us. But if …

Fantasy Football

Stephen Wilkes' Incredible Cityscapes Span Day to Night

In each caption, Stephen Wilkes shares his thoughts on each of his iconic cityscapes. Wrigley Field, Chicago, 2013 This<p>... VIEW MORE<p>Stephen Wilkes<p>1 …

Scientists Are Using Metamaterials To Build Everything From Wireless Phone Chargers To Invisibility Cloaks

While the holy grail of metamaterials is still to make objects and people invisible to the eye, they are set to have a more tangible commercial impact playing more mundane roles - from satellite antennas to wirelessly charging cellphones.<p>Metamaterials are simply materials that exhibit properties …

Imperial College London

How to Take a Picture of a Single, Ultra-Magnified Snow Flake

You—yes, you!—can help prove that no two flurries are alike. All you need is a good camera, a plastic bag, and some tape.<p>No two snowflakes are alike, they say. And yet: We rarely get proof of that. Our eyes perceive snow not as individual, idiosyncratic crystals ... but rather as uniformly fluffy …

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 …

Stone Age

Man Walks All Day to Create Massive Snow Patterns (Part 3)

English artist Simon Beck never ceases to amaze us with his large-scale murals of geometric patterns in snow. Each visually breathtaking piece, which Beck manually creates by walking through the snow and leaving behind his track prints, adds a surreal element to its natural landscape. Walking …

Art

The Xbox One is the Ultimate Culmination of Microsoft's Vision

Now that the Xbox One has finally hit the market, one of Microsoft’s visions has almost come true. For years, the company has been trumpeting its long-term plan to have ‘three screens and a cloud‘ for its flagship products, but until recently it had failed to deliver due to ageing devices (the Xbox …

Landscape photographer of the year 2013 – in pictures

The winners of the inaugural Take a View Landscape Photographer of the Year awards have been announced

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" …

MP3 Player Lives In Your Ear, Controlled With Your Teeth

It stores up to 24 songs with four hours of battery life for completely hands-free jamming.<p>Say goodbye to getting wrapped up in miles of cord connecting your MP3 player to your headphones as you listen to music. These little earphones, named Split, make up a completely wire-free music player in …

MIT lab builds self-assembling robot cubes

Today, MIT researchers unveiled a new kind of robot called M-blocks, a group of self-assembling cubes with no external moving parts. The M stands for "modular," which means the cubes can form themselves into whatever shape scientists require, in contrast to more specialized robots like rovers or …

The FDA Has Approved The First Artificial Pancreas

An easier way for diabetics to control their insulin intake<p>The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved its first "artificial pancreas" to automatically control the insulin levels of diabetics. (You know, before the shutdown furloughed almost half of its staff.)<p>The hormone insulin controls …

12 Amazing Photos of Animals Congregating

<b>Stingrays</b><p>While we'll always be big fans of wildlife photography in general, there's nothing quite like seeing hundreds, thousands and even millions of animals congregating like this. Whether these photographers have captured animal migrations, where major animal groups travel long distances in …

Nature

Foods imaged with a scanning electron microscope. Guess what foods they are. Click on the photos for the answers. (via)

Foods imaged with a scanning electron microscope. Guess what foods they are. Click on the photos for the answers. (via)