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Johnny Manziel and Rob Gronkowski Spend Memorial Day Weekend in Vegas

Cleveland Browns rookie quarterback Johnny Manziel and New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski decided to take a trip to Las Vegas for Memorial Day weekend, and it looks like they're having a lot of fun.<p>It appeared to be a very busy trip for Manziel, as he was on stage for Alesso's concert …

Awesome Dad Builds Backyard Roller Coaster for His Two Kids

Someone give this man an award! Father of two, Will Pemble should be named “DIY Dad of the Year” for his 180-foot long, 10-foot high fully functioning roller coaster that he built in his San Francisco backyard for his kids. After returning back home from a family trip to Six Flags Great Adventure …

Teddy Bridgewater gives his mom the car he promised her in third grade

Nobody can be held to promises they made when they were young, but Teddy Bridgewater delivered.<p>Teddy Bridgewater made a promise to his mom when he was nine years old: That he would buy her a pink Cadillac Escalade when he entered the NFL. He was able to deliver on that promise in time for her …

Is removal of 'lucky' Michael Jackson statue to blame for Fulham relegation?

When it came to relegation from the English Premier League Fulham could not quite "Beat It" -- but things could have been very different if the London club had kept its lucky statue of Michael Jackson.<p>Fulham's former owner Mohamed Al Fayed has blamed the club's demise on the removal of the statue …

French club Clermont Foot makes history with Helena Costa coaching appointment

Is soccer's glass ceiling finally cracking?<p>French second-tier side Clermont Foot hinted at a new dawn for the sport after appointing the country's first ever professional female coach for a male team.<p>Helena Costa, who was previously in charge of the Iran women's national team, will take over the …

‘The Endangered Song’ with Portugal. The Man is Saving Tigers by Going Extinct - The Fox Is Black

Can creativity change the world? Advertising agency DDB NY would like to think so, as demonstrated in their new campaign for the Smithsonian National …

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Brazil hosts pole dancing world cup

More than 150 pole dancers from around the world are competing in the annual Pole World Cup in Rio de Janeiro.<p>Contestants from 36 countries are taking part in the three-day competition with judges looking at the difficulty of the moves and artistic performance.<p>Tim Allman reports.

Looking into the crystal soccer ball with EA's official World Cup game

<i>This article originally went live before the 2014 FIFA World Cup.</i><p>It’s that special time again. You know, the time when all the people around you become soccer fans — like your buddy who just learned how to pronounce the name of American striker Jozy Altidore (“al-tuh-door”) or your boss who …

Wireless phone charging: Coming to a dashboard near you

I'd forgotten to bring a car charging cable on this trip, but when I casually tossed my phone into the center console of the 2014 Toyota Avalon, I was surprised to hear the jingle of the charging notification. What gives? Closer inspection revealed that this Toyota was one of the first models to …

Wireless Charging

Flipping Over Smart Cars In San Francisco Is Now A Thing

Someone has been car tipping.<p>The Smart car was brought into production in the early 1990s, but didn't come to the U.S. untill 2008. It is designed with just two seats to be compact and therefore easier to park in tight spaces and more fuel-efficient.<p>This isn't the first time Smart cars have been …

The U.S. Won't Let Google Trademark 'Glass' for Its Glass-Less Eyewear

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Still struggling to make a good name for itself with a skeptical American public, Google Glass is …

Xbox One Security Bypassed - by a 5-Year-Old Kid

Account security on the Xbox One has been blown wide open — but the culprit isn't some international hacker organization. It's a 5-year-old kid in San Diego.<p>Kristoffer Von Hassel is allowed to play on his dad's Xbox One, but account restrictions kept him away from violent games made for adults. …

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Google Is Trying to Trademark the Word 'Glass'—and It's in Good Company

Apple has tried to trademark "startup." Facebook has tried to trademark "book."<p>This week, the <i>Wall Street</i> <i>Journal</i> reported that Google, which long ago trademarked "Google Glass," is experiencing some difficulty in the next stage of its IP journey: trademarking the word "glass" itself.<p>I know, I …

Class of '92 Members Buy Salford City Despite Rumours of Manchester United Bid

Gary Neville and other members of the Class of '92 have purchased Salford City pending FA and league approval (via Sky News).<p>The report also states that the deal will be completed in the summer.<p>Neville spoke about the club following the announcement of the deal:<p>I had my first trial for Manchester …

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Bayern Munich win 24th Bundesliga title in record time

After setting the record last season by clinching the league title with six games to spare, Bayern have done one better this season and claimed the title with seven games left.<p>Pep Guardiola has completed the first required task for any Bayern Munich manager: winning the Bundesliga title. Thanks to …

A Smart Watch For Kids, Designed For Worried Parents

Helicopter parents, rejoice: FiLIP’s technology lets you keep track of your kids.<p>An estimated 60% of parents in the United States get their pre-teens cell phones, for reasons like peace of mind and safety. The catch, however, is that those smartphones come loaded with tools that kids can abuse. …

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Charles Barkley Almost Falls Asleep on 'Inside the NBA'

After having to endure two blowout games with outcomes decided by 20-plus points, Charles Barkley had a bit of trouble staying awake during <i>Inside the NBA</i>.<p>Link to Media<p>The fun starts at about 1:13 in.<p>Shaquille O'Neal blamed it on Charles having "Chuckolepsy," while Barkley jokingly admitted, "After</i> …

Bayern Munich facing £50,000 fine for fans' homophobic 'Gay Gunners' banner during clash against Arsenal

Uefa open disciplinary proceedings against Bayern over the small banner, which featured the words 'Gay Gunners'<p><b>Bayern Munich</b> are facing a hefty fine after their fans unfurled a homophobic banner before the <b>Champions League</b> last-16 second leg against <b>Arsenal</b> at the Allianz Arena on Tuesday night.<p>Uefa …

Usain Bolt Hints at Interest in Jamaica National Football Team

Could Usain Bolt be ready for a career switch? It certainly appears the world's fastest man is implying as much with his latest instagram post.<p>Bolt, who has toyed with the idea of playing football before, has been in the news recently as apparently being open to a Jamaica call-up. While tabloid …

Origami Artist Creates Life-Sized Elephant From One Piece of Paper

He's done it! Professional origami artist Sipho Mabona has created a huge, life-sized elephant with just one sheet of paper. His most ambitious work to date, the elephant took Mabona and a team of over a dozen people four weeks to complete. Standing just over 3 meters high (or 10 feet tall), the …

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