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The Rise, Fall and Rebirth of the Slam Dunk Contest

In the 1980s, the Slam Dunk Contest was was the event to watch during NBA All-Star Weekend, maybe even more than the game itself. So what …

Basketball

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Islamic State destroys fifth-century monastery in central Syria

Islamic State has demolished a monastery founded more than 1,500 years ago in central Syria, near a town where the extremists abducted dozens of Christians earlier this month, activists said.<p>The destruction of the Saint Elian monastery near the town of Qaryatain comes days after Isis militants in …

Watch: John Oliver thinks Americans waste way, way too much food each year

If you’re one of the 91% of Americans that has tossed something from your fridge because of the “sell by” date printed on the packaging, then late night host John Oliver would like to have some words with you.<p>Most of the food that Americans throw away—which totals about $165 billion worth each year …

Agriculture

This $18,000 Bottle of Wine May Be Undrinkable

A bottle of one of the world's rarest wines sold for $18,000 at a London auction Thursday. There's just one problem - it may be undrinkable.<p>The …

'The Walking Dead' Comic TV Comparison: 'Try'

<i>The Walking Dead</i> Season 5 shambled out its 15th and penultimate entry with Sunday’s latest “Try” but how did it hold up to the comic book continuity? …

The Walking Dead

Amazing photos capture the secret abandoned parts of New York City

Ellis is an urban explorer, one of many who seek out and investigate abandoned and usually off-limits buildings and structures.<p>Often these places exist right in our everyday environments without us even knowing they're there.<p>He's been photographing abandoned spaces in and around New York City for …

The New Surgeon General Just Said That Pot Can Be Good For You

He said the science on the issue should drive U.S. drug policy.<p>After Murthy's interview, the Department of Health and Human Services released a statement on his behalf:<p>The process of requesting funds is tedious, as prospective researchers must get approval from multiple federal agencies. Getting …

LEGO Producing A Doctor Who Playset (Plus WALL-E!)

After receiving enough votes on the LEGO Ideas website, and being reviewed by LEGO (not to mention securing the licensing rights), the company has …

Lego

This video of the laziest cat in the world will make you feel a little less lazy

en_US<p>article<p>This has to be the laziest cat ever. Laying there, head next to the water bowl. Parched, the cat simply couldn't bare to actually stand …

Hear The Clash’s Vanilla Tapes, Demos of Nearly Every Song From London Calling

Every creative work begins with a draft—or two, or three, or four. Great American novel, iconic painting, generation-defining poem, album of the …

The Most Innovative Business Models of the 2014 Inc. 5000

See how these fast-growing, innovative companies are redefining money lending, e-commerce, and more.<p>Often, the only way to get ahead is to have a great plan. Which is exactly what makes the companies below so special. It's not just that they're making the big bucks (and they are doing that). This …

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The 2-Minute Workout That Works Your Abs From Every Angle

How strong is your core? Find out with this ultimate ab challenge<p>Ripped abs are reason enough to add some core moves to your routine. But a strong torso can also give you the foundation you need to lift more weight with less risk of injury. "Crunches alone won't get the job done, though," says Todd …

Future pacemakers might be completely biological

It's pretty amazing that humanity has invented a small electrical device that can be used to ensure a heart keeps a steady beat, but pacemakers have to be maintained, replaced -- sometimes they can even become infected. Researchers say they're working on a less invasive solution: a "biological …

Study: Kids on screen-time diet lost weight, performed better in school

Research suggests parental monitoring of media consumption can have a lasting effect on a child’s development<p>Douglas Gentile<p>July 19, 2014 8:00pm (UTC)<p>This article was originally published by Scientific American.<p>Parents are in a much more powerful position than they realize.<p>A new study of over 1300 …

IBM’s $3 Billion Investment In Synthetic Brains And Quantum Computing

IBM thinks the future belongs to computers that mimic the human brain and use quantum physics…and they’re betting $3 billion on it.<p>IBM is unveiling a massive $3 billion research and development round on Wednesday, investing in weird, science fiction-like technologies–and, in the process, …

Quantum Computing

10 things new LG G3 owners need to know

If you're just getting a new LG G3, we've got some tips to help you on your way<p>LG G3<p>Main<p>Read our review<br>• Get the latest news<br>• LG G3 specs<br>• Join the …

Snowden wants to build anti-surveillance tech

Edward Snowden plans to develop and promote anti-surveillance technology to hamper government spying across the globe, the former National Security Agency contractor told a group of hackers on Saturday.<p>Snowden, who leaked confidential documents detailing the extensive surveillance activities of the …

Surveillance

Veteran Who Held Off Taliban Attack On His Own Receives Medal Of Honor

Army Sgt. Ryan Pitts will be the ninth living veteran to receive the nation's highest award for valor for actions in Iraq or Afghanistan, when President Obama presents him with the Medal of Honor later today.<p>As NPR's Tom Bowman reports, Pitts is credited with holding off a brutal Taliban attack …

Straightening Sisay's Spine: A Twist Of Fate Saves A Boy's Life

One dewy morning back in May 2013, a dozen children gathered in an elementary school courtyard to play soccer in Addis Ababa. Seven-year-old Sisay Gudeta stood alone on the balcony above them.<p>Sisay poked his head through the arms of a rusty, blue guard rail, staring down at his classmates as they …

Smartwatches Can Deliver on The Hype

It’s been a month since Google announced Android Wear at it’s annual I/O developer conference and I’ve been wearing the Samsung Galaxy Gear Live ever since it was unveiled there. It is perhaps surprising, given to me that I haven’t ditched it — instead it has become an important part of my daily …

Security researcher says iOS may be vulnerable to government snooping by design

Is iOS spying on you for Apple?<p>According to forensic scientist Jonathan Zdziarski, quite possibly: Several undocumented services run regularly in the background on over 600 million iOS devices, which could be sending data to Apple.<p>At a recent talk at the Hackers on Planet Earth conference in New …

Monty Python's final London performance to air live - CNN.com

In honor of fans worldwide who were able to enjoy a historic reunion of the surviving Monty Python members, we take a look at what the troupe achieved outside of Python:<p>HIDE CAPTION<p>'Monty Python': Where are they now?<p>'Monty Python': Where are they now?<p>'Monty Python': Where are they now?<p>'Monty …

Animal Murals that Seem to Leap Off the Wall

Fiona Tang is an artist currently living in Vancouver, Canada and attending the Emily Carr University of Art and Design. In a series of amazing …

The ​Government Is Failing More Frequently, And Here's Why

The Veterans Affairs scandal. The Obamacare website launch. The response to Hurricane Katrina. Government seems to be getting more and more …

Brookings Institution

Drawings by Nicholas Di Genova

View Gallery<p>Nicholas Di Genova is an illustrator currently living and working in Toronto, Canada with near obsessive tendencies for intricate …

Illustrations by Slovak artist Albin Brunovsky... Image gallery: http://j.mp/1cGooQt