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Red Sox designated hitter David Ortiz will retire after 2016 season

Boston Red Sox designated hitter David Ortiz is planning to retire after the 2016 season.<p>The Dominican slugger said in a video posted on The Players' Tribune on Wednesday (http://bit.ly/1WYZJxo ) that he will play one more season. It was Ortiz's 40th birthday, and the post was titled "40."<p>"Life is …

Feds Crack Down on Not-So-Hot Tamales at Airport

The tamales weren't hot, but they were illegal.<p>The traveler, who was not named, admitted having food on a declaration form but denied it was pork products when questioned, according to U.S. Customs and Border Protection. Inspectors then found hundreds of tamales wrapped in plastic bags.<p>"Although …

5 Ridiculous Food Trends That Need to Die Today

First of all, if you're guilty of one of these, I still adore you and I have probably tapped one of your images in Instagram, pinned it or retweeted it. But it's because I like you and your recipe and in no way endorses the use of such silliness that is a nonsensical food trend like one of these …

Mining (And Learning) With The 21 Bitcoin Computer

A few days ago a $400 charge hit my credit card and Amazon notified me that my 21.co bitcoin computer was on its way.<p>Essentially a Raspberry Pi connected with a custom bitcoin-mining ASIC and a heatsink, the computer is one of the most interesting MVPs in modern memory. While you could easily …

LG's latest 10-inch Android tablet comes with a sharper screen

Still (still?) looking for the Android tablet that fits your lifestyle? Maybe LG will capture your imagination, / wallet with a G Pad sequel that cranks up the processor speed (now a quad-core Snapdragon 800) while pairing it with a battery that's actually smaller (7,400mAh) than its name-based …

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Malcolm Turnbull says the ABC does not need to cut programs in response to budget cuts

Communications Minister Malcolm Turnbull says there is no need for the ABC to make cuts to programming in response to funding losses.<p>A …