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Global soccer corruption case deeply rooted in USA

Swiss prosecutors opened criminal proceedings into FIFA's awarding of the 2018 and 2022 World Cups, after seven soccer officials were arrested pending extradition to the U.S. in a separate probe of "rampant, systemic, and deep-rooted"corruption. (Ma AP


T-Mobile’s John Legere just confirmed he is in fact a telecom CEO

T-Mobile’s trash-talking, gate-crashing, pot-stirring CEO John Legere has spent much of the last 12 months ridiculing his rivals in the US wireless market—and with great effect. But when it comes to arguably the most important question facing the internet in the US at the moment, his position is …


The Evolution of The Naked Dress

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15 Gravity-Defying Homes From Around the World

Ingenious engineering and the will of slightly crazy homeowners, brings architecture to new heights.


Eight million rats in New York? Not even close, a new study says

Are there really 8 million rats living among the 8 million humans of New York City?<p>If you find that particular urban myth hard to believe, it seems you may be right. A study published in Significance, a publication of the Royal Statistical Society, finds that the number of rats scurrying around the …

New Israeli Law Could See Stone-Throwers Sentenced to 20 Years

TEL AVIV — Israel's cabinet has approved a change to its criminal code allowing prison sentences of up to 20 years for people who throw rocks at vehicles. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said the change, which still has to go before the Knesset, was designed to "restore quiet and security …


IBM goes all consumer-y in its bid for continued relevance

Advertisement<p>2 Comments<p>Credit: IBM<p>IBM’s partnership with Twitter (Twitter!) is all about making the company’s Watson and other tools more aware of …

10 Absolutely Gorgeous Midcentury Living Rooms

Get ready to fall madly in love with the architectural gems featured in the new book, Midcentury Houses Today.<p>Get ready to fall madly in love with the architectural gems featured in the new book, Midcentury Houses Today. This piece originally appeared on

Living Rooms

Court hears 'born in Jerusalem' passport case

WASHINGTON (AP) — The first time Menachem Zivotofsky's case was before the Supreme Court, Justice Stephen Breyer laid out why courts should stay out of a dispute between Congress and the president over whether Americans born in Jerusalem may list Israel as their place of birth on passports.<p>The …

Verizon, AT&T Are At It Again With More Data For Less Money

Another month, another promotion. At least for the moment, the nation’s two biggest carriers are lowering the cost of service plans faster than consumers are increasing their appetites for mobile data. While that should leave most of us with little to complain about, the divergence between AT&T and …