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Middle-aged? Put down the meat

Eating a high-protein diet in middle age could increase your risk of diabetes and cancer, according to a study published this week in the journal Cell Metabolism. But don't stay away from meat for too long - the same study showed those over 65 need more protein to reduce their mortality</b> …

China's awkward 'banana' slip

Have you heard about China's banana slip?<p>A few days ago in Beijing, as Gary Locke wrapped up his tenure as United States ambassador to China, he was lambasted in a Chinese state media editorial. The piece called Locke a "guide dog." It said he had stirred an "evil wind." Worst of all, it called him …

Facebook, Zuckerberg Follow-On Offering Priced At $55.05

Yesterday, Facebook shared that an additional 70 million units of its stock would be made available for public trade. Today, the social network revealed the price of that offering.<p>The shares will be offered at $55.05, incredibly close Friday’s $55.12 closing price. The offering is expected to be …

As Amazon’s Stock Hits All-Time High, Warehouse Issues Under Scrutiny

If you’re an Amazon investor, you’re happy these days. The company’s stock price surpassed $400 for the first time ever this week, only five months …

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 …

Literature

The 8 Best Career Advice Lines From Woody Allen Movies

Just shy of his 78th birthday and with fifty films to his credit, Woody Allen is busier than ever.<p>By day, he bounces between press engagements promoting the recently released, "Blue Jasmine," and rehearsing the Broadway adaptation of his Oscar winning film, "Bullets Over Broadway." By night, he …

11 Brilliant Ads That Don't Need Any Copy

Great art direction doesn't need words. The last two smart ads are new, for a Brazilian bookstore.<p><b>And, just the opposite, here are 10 Brilliant Ads That Are Just Words.</b>

Murray’s Wimbledon win leaves lasting legacy in small Scottish town

Just about every time Fiona Bennie picks up the mail at the Dunblane Sports Club she's reminded of Andy Murray's win at Wimbledon.<p>Ever since the lanky Scot's straight-sets victory over Novak Djokovic last month, congratulatory cards, letters and packages been pouring in to the club where Mr. Murray …

The Ashes: England clinch the Ashes in record quick time - Telegraph

The Ashes

Ashes 2013: England secure draw in third Test to ensure they retain the Ashes

Third Test, day five: England (368 & 37-3) draw with Australia (527-7).<p>A Test drawn because of rain is a drab way for <b>England</b> to retain <b>the Ashes</b> in record time, but Alastair Cook and his team will take them while the going is good after <b>Australia</b> at last found enough bite to draw English blood.<p>A wet …

Shane Watson

Alastair Cook admits to 'strange feeling' after England retain Ashes

Alastair Cook chose the perfect two words to describe the mood in the England dressing room after his team had retained the Ashes. "Very pleasant," the captain said, which summed up the combination of soggy anticlimax on a wet Monday in Manchester and deep satisfaction that after decades of …

Australian Ashes press round-up: 'England need different ways to win'

England have retained the Ashes but the Australian press note that a rain-affected draw was hardly the thrilling climax many wished for after a brilliant series opener. "The most animated people on Old Trafford were the ground staff of the Lancashire County Cricket Club, who finally dropped all …

Sharapova heads female earnings list

Tennis stars dominated the list of the world's 10 best-paid female athletes, Forbes magazine said on Tuesday, but highlighted the yawning earnings gap with their male counterparts in most sports.<p>Russia's Maria Sharapova headed the list, published on forbes.com, earning a total of $29 million …

Autosport

PGA Championship 2013: Complete Guide to the Tournament

Oak Hill Country Club in Rochester, N.Y. is the site of the fourth and what could be the most dramatic major of the year.<p>The PGA Championship features Tiger Woods enjoying one of the best seasons of his career. He is coming off a spectacular seven-stroke victory in the Bridgestone Invitational, his …

34 Courses That Every Golfer Must Play

We've created the ultimate bucket list for golfers.<p>Some of these golf courses are famous for their rich history, while others offer breathtaking views and unique locations.<p>From Scotland's historic Muirfield to the Dominican Republic's challenging Teeth of the Dog, here are the golf courses every …

PGA Championship 2013: Why Phil Mickelson Was Tiger Woods' Top Rival All Along

With his recent triumph in the 2013 Open Championship, near miss at the U.S. Open and subsequent rise to the second spot in the world rankings, there’s no doubt Phil Mickelson is Tiger Woods’ most significant rival as the PGA Championship prepares to tee off.<p>Thing is, Phil’s been exactly that for …

Golf

PGA Championship 2013 Picks: Projecting Final Scores for World's Top Golfers

The 2013 PGA Championship tees off Thursday at Oak Hill Country Club in Rochester, N.Y., with Tiger Woods entering as the clear-cut favorite after his fifth tour victory of the season.<p>Woods notched his eighth win at the WGC-Bridgestone Invitational by seven strokes, defined by a second-round 61 …

Golf

Tiger Woods Doesn't Need PGA Championship Win to Consider Year Successful

Heading into the 2013 PGA Championship, the most common topic will be whether Tiger Woods can finally win a major. The truth of matter is that it really does not matter.<p>Yes, it is true that the superstar has not won a major since 2008. That was before injuries and personal issues seemingly derailed …

Golf

Did Tiger Woods make 'major' strides in Akron?

<b>By Tim Rosaforte</b><p><i>From the August 5 edition of Golf World Monday:</i><p>Tiger Woods was back to being Tiger Woods at the WGC -Bridgestone Invitational. His "start lines" were "nice and tight." His rounds were relatively "clean." And when he threatened 59 Friday on a Firestone course that "fits his eye," …