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Guillermo del Toro Talks 'Pacific Rim' Sequel; More Early Reactions Hit Web – /Film

In a summer jam-packed with sequels and comic book adaptations, <b>Guillermo Del Toro</b>‘s <i>Pacific Rim</i> provides a breath of fresh air by being neither. But …

Rejecting Northern Gateway risks disaster, Enbridge lawyer warns

Canada will be vulnerable to economic disaster should the Northern Gateway pipeline be rejected, the proponent told a federal review panel Monday as the final phase of public hearings got under way.<p>Richard Neufeld, the lawyer for Calgary-based Enbridge Inc., said there are billions of dollars at …

Rob Ford still not convinced he needs 'security guys' after juice-throwing incident

After suggesting on his radio show that he might be ready to get his own “security guys,” Mayor Rob Ford brushed off on Monday a question about …

Rob Ford to learn if Supreme Court will hear appeal in conflict of interest case

The Supreme Court will announce its decision Thursday morning on whether it will hear an appeal in the Mayor Rob Ford conflict of interest case.<p>If …

24 Travel Apps to Download Now

At Fathom, we're all about mixing the practical with the inspirational. And when it comes to travel planning, we get equally as excited using high-tech maps as we do handwriting (analog!) postcards.<p>With that in mind, we present the <b>24 Best Travel Apps</b> that help us pack our bags and see the world.<p>Map …

Awesome Montana Kids Comfort Shelter Animals By Reading To Them (PHOTOS)

A group of awesome school children from Hamilton, Mont., regularly pass up play time to bring a little comfort to animals at their local shelter.<p>Once a week, students from the Keystone to Discovery Enrichment program, a nonprofit summer and after-school project for behaviorally or academically …

Rashad Evans rallies to edge Dan Henderson at UFC 161

WINNIPEG – Saturday night's UFC 161 headliner proved a tense, evenly matched clash of veteran fighters.<p>However, in what proved to be a deciding third round, Rashad Evans (18-3-1 MMA, 13-3-1 UFC) took the striking edge and ultimately edged fellow ex-champion Dan Henderson (29-10 MMA, 6-4 UFC) via …

T-Mac says there's no comparison between LeBron and Jordan

Tracy McGrady is finally in the NBA Finals, albeit as a benchwarmer for the San Antonio Spurs. It’s been a long time coming for him, as he’s been in the NBA since 1997 but had never made it past the first round of the playoffs before this season.<p>T-Mac was recently asked by the <i>New York Times</i> about …

Priceless Kobe Bryant memorabilia being auctioned for charity

After reportedly agreeing to sell some of their son’s memorabilia and then apologizing for it, Kobe Bryant’s parents are now auctioning off a fraction of the original collection of memorabilia for charity. According to a press release from Goldin Auctions, four items from the Kobe vault will be …

Report: Allen Iverson abducts his own children

TMZ is reporting that the ex-wife of retired NBA star Allen Iverson has accused him of abducting their five children.<p>According to the report, Tawanna Iverson has filed legal documents in which she says Iverson told her on May 22 that he was taking the kids on a vacation to Charlotte, North Carolina …

Sexual assault case against three Navy players to proceed

The case of three Naval Academy football players accused of sexually assaulting a female midshipman while she was unconscious will proceed to an Article 32 hearing, a Navy official confirmed.<p>Vice Adm. Michael Miller, superintendent of the Naval Academy, has reviewed the investigation and referred …

LeBron James on amazing memory: 'A gift and a curse'

LeBron James never forgets. The Miami Heat star can break down any play in any game as it happens, and breakdowns stick with him. It's as important to his domination as athleticism or shooting.<p>SAN ANTONIO — LeBron James has watched, played and studied enough basketball to have a pretty good …

San Antonio Spurs top Miami Heat in NBA Finals Game 5

SAN ANTONIO – Something had changed about the Manu Ginobili supporters in this town.<p>The tattooed, middle-aged guy at the bar with the No. 20 jersey spoke about the fallen San Antonio Spurs star as if he was an uncle on life support. His countrymen from Argentina were so concerned, so unaccustomed …

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5 Players the Maple Leafs Should Avoid Drafting with Their 1st-Round Pick

With the 2013 NHL draft about two weeks away, the Toronto Maple Leafs are right in the middle of their decision-making process as they look to narrow their wanted list down to a select few.<p>The Leafs have had a lot of success at the draft in recent years. Whether it was taking Nazem Kadri, Morgan …

NASA Chooses 8 New Astronauts for Future Missions, Including to Mars

The United States space agency NASA picked eight astronauts out of a gigantic pool of applicants on June 17, and some of these astronauts will …

Video: Robot that runs like a cat (no fur, no face)

Even though it doesn’t have a head, you can still tell what kind of animal it is.<p>Here’s a new video posted by researchers at French tech powerhouse …

Nasa selects four women to join ranks of new astronauts

The US space agency Nasa has eight new astronauts – its first new batch in four years. Among the lucky candidates are the first female fighter pilot …

Audi Releases Pricing for the 2014 SQ5

It’s taken some time for the SQ5 to get here, and now we know how much it will cost: the new 2014 SQ5 high-performance crossover will be priced at $52,795. The new entry is significant for two reasons: it’s Audi’s first-ever S-variant crossover, and the SQ5 we’ll be getting in North America is …

2014 Bentley Continental GT Speed Convertible Test Drive And Review: A Fleet Four-Seater

Driving and reviewing a quarter-million dollar convertible requires a different mindset than driving and reviewing an economy car or even most luxury cars. The issue becomes value vs. worth. The vehicle’s price on the open market is its worth — that’s fairly objective. Value is more subjective, and …

The Cliffs of Moher in Ireland. Photo by MatadorU Director of Filmmaking SporlederArt, from 'The ultimate Ireland road trip, in pictures.' More photos here: http://bit.ly/13yashY

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Who says romance is dead? This 120-room castle in the Thousand Islands was built by millionaire hotel magnate George Boldt as a Valentine's Day gift for his wife. http://www.travelandescape.ca/2013/06/photos-hopping-the-thousand-islands/ - Photo by Wake and Wander

The stranger side of Switzerland

Zurich, known as the country’s modern metropolis and pulsating financial hub, actually has more in common with Europe’s offbeat, avant-garde cities like Berlin or Barcelona.<p>The typical images of Switzerland -- cuckoo clocks, tick-tocking watches and chocolate-box churches -- are all out-of-date …

Sea Lion vs. Penguin | National Geographic

Next generation video app Vidora, and why it’s vital to travel filmmakers

AT MATADOR, one of our biggest initiatives is helping support travel journalists and adventurers who are innovating and telling new stories through …

7 dream trips on 7 continents

We can’t all be Charles Veley, “the world’s most traveled man,” but for travelers planning their next journey, G Adventures is ready to help. Based …