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93 'Til Now: An Oral History with Souls of Mischief

A frank look back at the last 20 years with the men who made '93 'Til Infinity<p>When Souls of Mischief dropped their watershed debut, <i>93 'til Infinity</i>, more than twenty years ago, none of the nascent Bay Area super group's members were even old enough to drink legally. The title of their record …

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San Francisco Giants (and most of MLB) adopt Apple's iBeacon for an enhanced ballpark experience

"It's kind of a no-brainer." That's what the San Francisco Giants' Chief Information Officer, Bill Schlough, said when asked why the team is implementing Apple's iBeacon technology this season.<p>For the uninitiated, iBeacon is a small Apple device that communicates with iPhones through Bluetooth to …

Native Dogs Represented as World Cup Soccer Players

With their love of chasing balls and running in packs, dogs would no doubt love to participate in the 2014 World Cup. Animal photography website Life on White imagined what they'd look like if they suited up, and placed different breeds' heads onto team jerseys. Each pairing of dog and uniform …

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Do Local Taxpayers Really Benefit From Ballparks And Sports Tourism?

NEWBERRY, FL — Whether taxpayers really benefit from paying big bucks for ballparks has stumped communities and economists for decades, and the …

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Tomato Sauce 101

I’m all for convenience when it actually makes life simpler, but it’s always been a mystery to me why people buy those jars of wretched “spaghetti …

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USA TODAY Sports on Twitter: "Cowboy up! Marcus Smart and Oklahoma State swarm No. 6 Kansas for a 72-65 win (@USATsportsImage): http://t.co/WGOnK54dsw"

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Welcome to March: What to Make of the Madness on an Upset-Filled CBB Saturday

The NCAA tournament doesn't start for another two-and-a-half weeks, but the madness is well under way with ranked teams dropping left and right.<p>After five ranked teams fell on Thursday night, another 10 AP Top 25 squads suffered a loss on Saturday.<p>What does all this chaos means for the projected …

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Black and White Photography of India

Austrian photographer Josef Hoflehner brought from his many trips all around the world, a series of Indian landscapes’ photos in black and white. The …

Adventures of a LEGO Photographer Taken with an iPhone

Just about everybody loves LEGOS. The building blocks are great inspiration for a life-sized Star Wars X-Wing Starfighter replica; they inspire hilarious poster illustrations; and, recently, they have been fun to watch in animation at the movie theater.<p>Photographer Andrew Whyte has found a new way …

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‘Chozen’ Star Bobby Moynihan’s YouTube Rap Discovery

Bobby Moynihan, the driving force behind the new animated gay-rapper comedy <i>Chozen</i>, comes by his hip-hop influences honestly. “I grew up listening to …

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Danny McBride, Bobby Moynihan and Method Man on the Origins of Chozen

The morning after the new animated comedy Chozen debuted on FX, the cast and creators were on hand at the TCA (Television Critics Association) press …

No. 2 Wichita State finishes perfect regular season with rout

WICHITA, Kan. -- The chant started when Ron Baker walked toward the Wichita State bench for the final time, and reached a crescendo when he popped …

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This Guy Wants to Help You Download Your Brain

Having your brain stuck in a big bag of meat and bone is pretty gross, huh? Some futurists claim that in a few decades we'll be able to (finally) upload our neural activity into a computer, and I talked with a researcher who's working on that.<p><i>Image via</i><p>Ever wanted to download a copy of your own …

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The Fight to Stop Spain's Greyhound Holocaust

If the dogs are too old to hunt, then an owner might choose to hang the them. Some throw them into wells or cremate them. Running them over with a car seems to be catching on too.<p><i>Photo courtesy of Baasgalgo</i><p>Spanish hunting season is almost over. Which, to anyone with a vested interest in prolonging …

Grapefruit Could Be Seriously Messing with Your Meds

Grapefruit, the breakfast staple of the masses, greatly affects the absorption of medication and could lead to a fatal overdose. Since I, myself, am among the 70 percent of Americans who take some form of prescription medication, I talked to a doctor...<p><i>Image via</i><p>Over the past few months, there has …

Does It Matter That the Venezuelan Opposition Is Funded by the US?

Many of the anti-government opposition groups taking to the streets in Venezuela have been backed by the US for years and are supported by wealthy Venezuelans. Is that reason to be concerned?<p><i>Protesters march against the government in Caracas, Venezuela, on February 15. Photo via Wikimedia Commons</i><p>In …

Our Favorite Videos of People Embarrassing Themselves at the Oscars

The Academy Awards collect all the biggest names in cinema in one very attractive shopping mall in Hollywood once a year. The event allows us to celebrate the art of moviemaking, and to silently hope that someone does something stupid.<p><i>Photo via Flickr user Doug Kline</i><p>The Academy Awards is my …

Science proves elephants are even smarter than we thought

<b>(Wikimedia)</b><p>We now have evidence they’re some of the most empathic animals on the planet. Can we still justify their captivity?<p>Ferris Jabr<p>March 1, 2014 2:30pm (UTC)<p>This article was originally published by Scientific American.<p>One day in 2010, while taking a stroll in his backyard, Kandula the …

Wilderness FIRE PAN - A Complete Light Weight Fire Pit and grill for Rafting and and Camping (ships after April 21)

• Weighs 14.5 pounds and assembles in seconds with no tools or fasteners<br>• 16" x 22" outside dimensions (Meet wilderness camping regulations for the NPS and USFS)<br>• Includes an adjustable height cooking grill and a snug fitting aluminum lid.<br>• Grill and legs store inside the pan for easy transport<br>• …

Wine glass cup holder for an outdoor chair. Perfect gift. The Wine Hook. Patio, camp, adirondack, bag or other outdoor chair

Description<p>Makes a great Christmas gift or stocking stuffer for the wine lover in your life!<p>When sipping wine while camping, at a bonfire or on your patio where do you put your wine glass? Have you ever been at an outdoor event and didn't have a place for your wine glass? We have too, and that is …

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For $86,400, you could buy a movable cabin/cottage, delivery (to most areas in the lower 48 states) included: ESCAPE. Sounds good, doesn’t it?<p>Ototo …

Prince Sends ‘Letter-Bearing Clone’ to Herald ‘Arsenio’ Appearance

Prince will perform on <i>Arsenio</i> next Wednesday and chat with host Arsenio Hall about what he has in store for the future. To announce it, he sent a …

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