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2 killers escape from maximum security prison in upstate New York

<b>(CNN) —</b> Two convicted murderers escaped from a maximum security prison in upstate New York by cutting through a steel wall and following a series of tunnels until they emerged from a manhole outside the prison walls, authorities said Saturday afternoon.<p>Richard Matt, 48, and David Sweat, 34, were …


‘You Mad, Bro?’ Revisited: What We Can Learn From the 2012 Patriots-Seahawks Matchup

If the last game between the Patriots and Seahawks wasn’t the moment when we all realized Seattle was a force to be reckoned with, it wasn’t far off. …


Super Logo Bowl: The Design History Of The Patriots and Seahawks

Ahead of Super Bowl XLIX, Co.Design looks at the rise of Pat Patriot and Kwakwaka’wakw.<p>On February 1, Super Bowl XLIX (“49” for those of us who don’t quite get Roman numerals) will take place, and over 63,000 fans will converge on the University of Phoenix Stadium in Arizona. Many of those fans …

New England

Kim Kardashian makes fun of herself in T-Mobile’s Super Bowl commercial

Famous person Kim Kardashian is starring in T-Mobile‘s latest ad, talking about her passion for selfies and how millions of gigs of unused data are taken back by wireless companies each month. If you happen to be on T-Mobile (AT&T too, to be fair), said gigs of data will roll over from month to …


The 9 Most Spectacular Lost Cities in the World



The Most Showstopping Super Bowl Halftime Outfits Of All Time

Let's face it, the Super Bowl isn't only about watching the best football players battle it out for the title of world champion. It's also the biggest music event of the year.<p>The Super Bowl halftime show is a must-see moment no matter who is performing. The entertainers below brought over-the-top …


Space 2020: What does the future hold?

What will our space ambitions actually look like a decade from now? Three experts tell Richard Hollingham.<p>Space has not been this exciting since the 1960s.<p>Nasa recently launched Orion, its first new spacecraft to carry astronauts since the Space Shuttle, and is developing a massive new rocket to …

Space Science

7 retro-inspired iOS games you should’ve been playing yesterday

Every gamer over a certain age has a fondness for the 8- and 16-bit titles they grew up with, so it’s no surprise developers born in the 1980s are now creating nostalgia-infused iOS games harking back to the glory days of the Genesis and S.N.E.S. But which of these should you be playing? …

Red Dead Redemption

Watch All The Ads Worth Watching From Super Bowl 2015

Bud’s puppy returns, Newcastle actually does it, BMW goes back in time, and much more.<p>The week before the Super Bowl has predictably seen a flurry of commercial activity, hype and hyperbole with more and more brands rolling out their big game ads to kickstart some momentum before Sunday. …

The Best of 48 Super Bowls

The Selling of the Avocado

How the "alligator pear" went from obscure delicacy to America's favorite fruit<p>Twenty-five years ago, talk-show host Gordon Elliott was working as a reporter for a local morning TV show called <i>Good Day New York</i>. The gig involved knocking on the doors of random, unsuspecting New Yorkers and, along …

Talk Shows

Malcolm Butler's goal-line interception gives Pats Super Bowl XLIX title

GLENDALE, Ariz. -- Ten years removed from his last Super Bowl win, Tom Brady wasn't letting this one slip away.<p>Sure, the brilliant Brady needed a …


Pete Carroll explains why the Seahawks ran what is being called the worst call in Super Bowl history

The decision backfired, as Russell Wilson threw an interception to help seal a 28-24 loss to the New England Patriots, and is now being referred to as the worst call in Super Bowl history.<p>After the game, Seahawks coach Pete Carroll explained the decision, and it basically comes down to the …


Tom Brady's historic Super Bowl earns Patriots QB MVP honors

Patriots quarterback Tom Brady is your Super Bowl XLIX MVP. He finished the night 37 of 50 for 328 yards, with four touchdowns and two …