Nikki Andrews

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Famous Sights Then And Now: The Colosseum (PHOTOS)

The ancient Colosseum of Rome, site of historic gladiator battles, has clearly had some structural issues: bits of rocks have fallen from it, causing many renovations and a 25 million dollar plan to build a barrier to protect tourists from falling rocks that should be finished in 2015.<p>But given …

Bizarre Shoes Let You Carry Portable Shelter Everywhere

Imagine carrying your shelter with you at all times, like a snail or a turtle. How comforting would it be to simply retreat into your own little …

The 20 Best Bands at Lollapalooza You Haven't Heard

<b>This has long been my theory:</b> Festival bookers have become some of the music business's last true tastemakers. Six months or earlier, they're tasked with identifying and booking acts people will want to see the following summer. Or hopefully, next summer in a better timeslot on a bigger stage. …

Astronomy Photographer of the Year 2013 shortlist - in pictures

The Royal Observatory Greenwich has announced the shortlist for the 2013 Astronomy Photographer of the Year competition. Photographers captured spectacular sights from across our solar system, the galaxy and beyond – from stunning auroras in the Earth's atmosphere to frenzied storms on the sun and …

Growing up with my sister Amy Winehouse

A few months ago, almost two years after his sister Amy's death at the age of 27, Alex Winehouse was sorting through her possessions and came across a child-size navy blue jumper. The jumper turned out to be part of Amy's old school uniform from Osidge Primary School in Southgate, north London …

The 19 Most '90s Songs Of The '90s

We've been writing a lot about bad songs lately.<p>And for some reason, most of them happened to be made during the '90s. Which isn't to say the '90s didn't also have its fair share of great songs.<p>Quite the opposite. Sort of.<p>Dipping our toe like this into the '90s nostalgia movement left us wanting …

X Games take flight in Los Angeles for last time

This year’s X Games, which run through Sunday, are expected to attract large crowds to Staples Center, LA Live and the Irwindale Event Center. But last week, ESPN, which owns the event, announced that the 2014 X Games would move to Austin, Texas, after AEG and ESPN made a joint decision to end the …

10 Amazing River Trips in North America

Whitewater rafting can spice up any trip, whether you're looking for a pleasant family float or a white-knuckle reunion of college friends. Here's what you need to know as you plan your next raft trip.<p>There's a place for vacations that include museum tours and visits to the childhood homes of …

Rafting

15 Creative & Multi-Functional Desks

You spend a good portion of your day at your desk. Why not make it a creative space that reflects your personality? We’ve rounded up 15 of our favorite creative and beautiful desks to make your home office a space you actually want to spend time in. And if these aren’t your speed we have DIY …

Furniture

Terrence Jones arrested in Portland

PORTLAND, Ore. -- Houston Rockets forward Terrence Jones was arrested in Portland, Ore., on Wednesday after he was seen stomping on a homeless man's …

Houston Rockets

Sources: LeBron mulling union run

LeBron James is seriously considering running for president of the National Basketball Players Association, multiple sources told ESPN.<p>James is …

Andrei Kirilenko defends decision

Andrei Kirilenko says he can't control any of the conspiracy theories about him signing with the Brooklyn Nets for less money.<p>Kirilenko opted out of …

Bryant: LeBron would excel in NFL

OXNARD, Calif. -- Dallas Cowboys receiver Dez Bryant, a passionate basketball fan, believes LeBron James would be a "beast" in the NFL if the …

Die Hard

Greg Oden to sign with Heat

Greg Oden's NBA comeback will be launched on South Beach.<p>Oden told ESPN.com on Friday night that he has chosen the two-time defending champion Miami …

San Antonio

Corliss Williamson joins Kings' staff

Corliss Williamson is headed back to the NBA.<p>"The Big Nasty," as he was called back in his playing days while starring at Arkansas and later in the …

Craig Ehlo released from jail

SPOKANE, Wash. -- Former NBA player Craig Ehlo was released from jail Friday and ordered to stay away from family members and his rural Spokane …

Gerald Henderson: It will get better

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Gerald Henderson decided to re-sign with the Bobcats because he had unfinished business to resolve in Charlotte.<p>The 25-year-old …

Mark Cuban authors 'Lets Talk' epic

In a 3,000-plus-word post on his blog, blogmaverick.com, Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban explained his thought process regarding the team's massive …