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Mistletoe-bearing restaurant drone draws blood

Last month we wondered about what could possibly go wrong with TGI Friday’s plan to fly mistletoe-bearing drones over customers in some restaurants. …

Mark Cuban blasts international basketball

Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban is making the media rounds and hoping to change how the NBA allows its players to participate in international competition.<p>Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban, for a long time now, has fought against rules allowing NBA players to perform in international competition, …

NBA Store Sells Out of LeBron James Cavaliers Jerseys

Want to celebrate LeBron James' return to Northeast Ohio with a Cleveland Cavaliers replica home, away or alternate jersey?<p>Well, you can't.<p>At least not right now, per ESPN's Darren Rovell:<p>So much for James' indecision serving as a jersey-sale deterrent.<p>Although he came to a definitive decision …

Michael Jordan's Extravagant Estate Fails To Sell At Auction

To participate in the auction, bidders had to put up a bond worth $250,000.<p>The 56,00o square-foot-compound went on the market in February 2012 for $29 million and failed to sell even after dropping the asking price to $21 million in January of 2013.<p>Michael Jordan's spokesperson told CNN:<p>"We are …

The Miami Heat held a holiday gift exchange, and Chris Bosh got a telescope

The Miami Heat had a holiday gift exchange for the first time ever, and some of the gifts were spectacular. According to LeBron James, there was only one rule for the gifts.<p>Via the Palm Beach Post:<p>“There was a limit on price — you couldn’t go below a certain number. That was it.”<p>Not every player …

Belfast fire bomb: Man burst into flames in shop

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/news_ni/1037000/1037673_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1534558602_a198f47afadc98e3495417fe714ccbd3<p><b>A man, believed to be a fire bomber, burst into flames in a shop in Belfast city centre on Monday night.</b><p>He ran off with his clothes on fire through …

Pelicans' Head Coach Monty Williams Calls out the NBA's Tanking Problem

New Orleans Pelicans coach Monty Williams just filled another seat on the NBA's anti-tanking bandwagon.<p>Of course, it may be a little easier for him to make that call than some of the other fine folks in his position. But we'll get to that later.<p>For now, let's touch on the latest round of …

Facebook Is Keeping Track Of Every Post You Write and Don’t Publish

Facebook knows pretty much everything about you — and that includes when you type out posts but decide not to hit “enter.”<p>But before you freak out <i>too</i> …

Man's severed hand attached to his ankle

Doctors have kept a Chinese man's severed hand alive by stitching it to his ankle after a work accident severed it. Xiao Wei's right hand was reportedly temporarily attached to his left ankle for a month before surgeons reattached it, largely because injuries to his arm required immediate attention …

Saving Space with a Suspended Bedroom

• 1 |<p>2 |<p>3 |<p>The first thing you notice in this combination living area is of course the bed suspended from the ceiling. Accessible by narrow staircase …

Kobe Bryant Gets A $24 Million Check Today Because Of A Quirk In His Contract

The Los Angeles Lakers star will receive 80% of his $30.5 million salary today in one lump sum payment today, Eric Pincus of the LA Times reports.<p>That means he'll get a check for $24,363,044.<p>NBA players typically get paid bi-weekly during the season, but they have the right to negotiate a different …

Why The Rockets Benched Jeremy Lin A Year After Giving Him $25 Million

Patrick Beverley will start in his place, and Lin will come off the bench 15 months after signing a three-year, $25 million deal.<p>This isn't exactly an indictment of Lin's game. While he didn't live up to that big contract last year, his numbers in points, assists, shooting percentage, and turnovers …

Absurd Creature of the Week: Elusive Goblin Shark Has World's Most Terrifying Jaws

In the movie <i>Labyrinth</i>, David Bowie stars as Jareth the Goblin King, stealing babies and casually punting his subjects during musical numbers. He …

Man Sues Apple Over iOS 7 Because He Hates It That Much

One man has officially raised the bar for how much someone can hate iOS 7.<p>Mark Menacher from Poway, Calif. has filed a complaint against Apple CEO Tim Cook seeking the removal of the file on his Apple devices that prompts owners to download iOS 7 every time an iPhone or iPad is restarted, as CNET …

Garmin Tactix ruggedized GPS watch lets you play Navy SEAL for $450

Garmin's gone after swimmers, runners, pilots and golfers with its specialty watch lineup, and now battlefield-trained agents are getting some attention from the global GPS giant as well. The company's latest wrist-mounted machine is dubbed Tactix, and as you may have guessed from the design, it …

Incredible Underwater Park in Austria

Grner See (Green Lake) is a lake in Styria, Austria known for its shimmering, emerald-green hue and its fluctuating depth throughout the year, at times leaving a park completely submerged in it. Being that the water for the lake is provided mainly by runoff from the surrounding karst mountains, it …

Meet The One-Handed Basketball Star With Crazy Skills

Zach Hodskins is much more than another inspirational story — the kid can ball.

University of Florida

11 Hidden Messages in Company Logos

When Wendy's redesigned its logo in 2013, the company insisted the word "MOM" in the collar was unintentional. But plenty of other logos contain …

Tour de France

The world's best secret islands

Looking for a romantic spot that's (almost) all yours? Here’s a list from our brand new <i>Best in Travel 2011</i> guide to reignite your love affair with desert islands, with picks from across the globe.<p>1. Torres Strait Islands, Australia<p><i>Image by Killer White Fluff</i><p>As far as you can go in Oz without …

America's Coolest Indoor Water Parks

Endless summer -- that's the promise of indoor water parks. And with it come surfing contests hundreds of miles from an ocean, waves lapping at pools the size of small lakes, and bright beach towels spread over lounge chairs as snow falls outside the windows.<p>The coolest indoor water parks keep kids …

Yes, Derrick Rose is back

Bulls fans rejoice.<p>This isn't even WHOA DERRICK ROSE-type material, but how nice is it to see Rose doing athletic stuff again?

On its birthday, Siri’s U.S. voice actress revealed, ‘I had no idea I would be on the iPhone’

[cnnvideo url=’http://www.cnn.com/video/#/video/tech/2013/10/02/siri-susan-bennett-red-chair-ideas-orig-jtb.cnn’ inline=’true’]<p>An Atlanta woman has come forward to CNN as the U.S. voice of Siri, the built-in “personal assistant” first introduced in the iPhone 4S. Susan Bennett says she first …

Best Buy Drops the Price of iPhone 5c to $50

Just two weeks after hitting the market, Best Buy will begin offering a discount on Apple's iPhone 5c. From today, Oct. 3, to Monday, Oct. 7, the …

The Best Fried Chicken Recipes from Around the World

From Vietnam to India to Italy to Mexico—and beyond—we've got tons of recipes for fried chicken, and the appropriate side dishes<p>From Tennessee and Italy to India and Korea, we've got all the best recipes for fried chicken—and their attendant sides, of course—from nearly every corner of the globe. …

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Beer Experts Say These Are The 20 Best Beers In The World

Stanford University computer science post-doc Julian McAuley and assistant professor Jure Leskovec released a paper earlier this year outlining how our tastes change as we consume more products and gain more expertise.<p>Their theory was the more experience we have, the more we will like certain …

Alcohol

NFL Player Bravely Overcomes Fear Of Own Team's Mascot

His team's mascot is a horse.<p>And if you think that's ridiculous, just wait until you hear him explain it all. It's easily one of the best videos you'll see today. And trust me, you'll want to watch the whole thing.

Kansas City Chiefs

Surf Photographer Captures “A Perfect Moment”

Zak Noyle, a world class surf photographer, has made his way to into our hearts already, and the photograph below only goes to show why. His …

Top 20 U.S. Small Hotels: Andrew Harper's Picks (Photos)

Best Small Hotels<p>Top 20 U.S. Small Hotels: Andrew Harper's Picks (Photos)<p>Too many hotels to choose from? Andrew Harper rounds up the best luxury, …