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Biggest International Sports Scandals of the Past Decade

American sports fans know about Deflategate and Lance Armstrong, but the international sports scene has faced several major controversies over the past decade as well.<p>Maurice Fitzgerald of Ireland wrote in a letter to the <i>Guardian</i>, "It is difficult to see how international sport has any credibility …

Corruption

Obama's Bill Simmons interview: Trump, smoking and Aaron Rodgers

<b>(CNN) —</b> In a wide-ranging sitdown with former ESPN writer and editor Bill Simmons, President Barack Obama in an interview published Tuesday spoke candidly about his errors, triumphs and using the Secret Service to keep tabs on his eldest daughter Malia's admirers.<p>No dates have come through the …

How Photography Saved My Life After I Lost the Love of My Life

My name is Fernando Krasovitzky, and I’m a nature and landscape photographer based in Miami, Florida. My story is one of tragedy followed by good …

Arches National Park

10 Clever Lifehacks You'll Wish You Thought Of

Never do battle with a jar again<p>No matter what you're doing, there is usually a better way to do it. And to that end, here are 10 lifehacking GIFs that will show you clever, better ways of accomplishing tricky things around your house. That plus a few that are just silly fun.<p>You can find all these …

Lifehacks

The rules of Street Photography

When you get in contact with other street photogtaphers, there's a big chance that you also get in touch with the different "rules" surrounding the …

Here's the Secret to Getting Way More Done During the Day

Successful people don’t work harder; they work smarter. As your competitors encroach on your market share, it’s critical to approach your work in the …

The Anti-Drone Business Is About to Take Off

Companies Like DroneShield are here to fulfill all of your anti-UAV needs<p>Drones are quickly moving from exotic military technology to mass market gadget thanks to companies such as DJI and 3D Robotics, which sell small but sophisticated unmanned aircraft that nearly any amateur can pilot. But the …

Drones

No more dodging a bullet, as U.S. develops self-guided ammunition

<b>(CNN) —</b> You know the phrase "dodging a bullet"? Forget about it. Probably not going to happen anymore.<p>The U.S. military said this week it has made great progress in its effort to develop a self-steering bullet.<p>In February, the "smart bullets" -- .50-caliber projectiles equipped with optical sensors …

12 Things Successful People Never Reveal About Themselves at Work | Inc.com

You can't build a strong professional network if you don't open up to your colleagues; but doing so is tricky, because revealing the wrong things can have a devastating effect on your career.<p>Sharing the right aspects of yourself in the right ways is an art form. Disclosures that feel like …

Violence Erupts in Baltimore: In Pictures

Protest

Obama adviser: 'Truth still out there' about UFOs

<i>Technically Incorrect offers a slightly twisted take on the tech that's taken over our lives.</i><p>The notion of any government telling the truth, the whole truth and nothing but the truth is quaint in its optimism.<p>However, those who believe that there are alien beings who have visited our Earth and even …

Paranormal

Amazon's Plan to Buy Old RadioShacks Is a Brilliant Master Stroke—If It Happens

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The 13 best new apps you might have missed recently

Luckily, we have collected the best apps of the past month so you can find something new to try out.<p>You're bound to find something you like, whether in Microsoft's killer new Outlook email app or in fun little games for passing the time like Psych.

Man Who Hates Nickelback Starts Campaign to Make Sure Band Doesn't Play in London

<b>Correction appended, October 7, 2014</b><p>Nickelback doesn’t have any shows scheduled in London right now, and if one man gets his way, the much-maligned …

The Baltimore Ravens May Become The NFL's Los Angeles Clippers

Will the Baltimore Ravens become the Los Angeles Clippers? That is, will the NFL force Steve Bisciotti to sell his football team like the NBA forced Donald Sterling to sell his basketball team? Perhaps, if a scathing investigation by ESPN's Outside the Lines holds up.<p>ESPN: “Just hours after running …

50 Influential CMOs On Social Media

This week Infegy, a data-based company that helps bring clarity to social data, released a list of the top 50 CMOs by social influence. This list is based on their data analytics platform Infegy Atlas. Apparent when analyzing this list is that some CMOs are slow to adopting <i>new</i> mediums of …

Quirky's new power strip lets you charge at home and on-the-go (pictures)

Sony sees $2.1B loss for fiscal year as mobile woes take a toll

Sony's envisioned comeback in the mobile business has hit a snag. A big snag.<p>The Japanese electronics conglomerate warned Wednesday that it will post a loss of 230 billion yen ($2.1 billion) in its fiscal year that ends March 31, 2015. It also suspended its dividend -- the first time it won't be …

Mobile

Apple Has Over 200,000 People Making The iPhone 6, And It Still Can't Keep Up With All The Orders

"We have been churning out 140,000 iPhone 6 Plus and 400,000 iPhone 6 every day, the highest daily output ever, but the volume is still not enough to meet the preorders," a source familiar with the situation told Luk.<p>The iPhone 6 has a 4.7-inch display, and the 6 Plus has a 5.5-inch display. …

The World's 50 Most Valuable Sports Teams 2014

The world’s richest people are valuing trophy sports properties at record levels. Credit the massive wealth created in the stock market over the last five years, exploding TV rights fees and the limited number of teams available.<p>The value of professional sports franchises has been turned upside …

How Twitter Is Part Of The 'Fabric' Of Sports In 2014

A global sports bar. A telephone. A brand builder. A news aggregator.<p>A waste of time — depending on what college football coach you ask.<p>And yes, that was roughly 140 characters. Only fitting since we’re talking about Twitter.<p>Since its launch in early 2006, the social media platform’s current 255 …

Notre Dame and Ohio State Tickets Are Most Expensive For Week 2 College Football

After an exciting opening week of college football, more intriguing games will be on the schedule for the second weekend. While many of the big teams will be playing some weaker out of conference opponents, there are still some big matchups to be played this weekend. Many of the big games last …

Report: Apple to Get $0.15 For Every $100 Spent Via Apple Pay

- Sep 15, 2014<p>The <i>Financial Times</i> reported on Friday that Apple will be getting 15 cents for every $100 purchase processed through its Apple Pay …

Hands-On Videos Give Pre-Release Look at iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus

- Sep 16, 2014<p>The iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus won’t be officially available to the public until this Friday, September 19th. However, as usual, a few …