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James Corden and Stephen Curry singing along to 'Frozen' is a joy to behold

Stephen Curry is a man of many, many talents.<p>Not only is he a dab hand at crazy golf, air hockey, rock paper scissors and — obviously — basketball, …

Google Maps morphs into Ms. Pac-Man for April Fools’ Day

Brace yourselves, it’s already April Fools’ in some parts of the world<p>Looks like <i>Ms. Pac-Man</i> has paid a visit to the Google Maps app. Every year on April Fools’ Day, Google puts out a bunch of prank videos and Easter eggs, and it looks like the team is revisiting an old idea for 2017.<p>To find <i>Ms.</i> …

Devin Booker becomes 6th player to score 70 points in a game

Booker is 20 years old. He’s TWENTY.<p>Devin Booker scored 70 points.<p>Yes, Devin Booker. He’s 20 years old, and the Phoenix Suns sophomore could not miss on Friday. In the first half, he had 19 points. In the second half, he dropped 51. Let’s repeat: FIFTY. ONE.<p>Booker is the sixth player in NBA history …

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Raptors fans cheer wildly for free pizza they were never going to receive

A tragic tale of pizza Raptors fans thought they had received.<p>At Toronto Raptors home games, fans receive one slice of free pizza if the team scores 100 points in a game. Thursday was a disappointment for the basketball-playing squad, which lost big to the Thunder — but with the score 123-99, fans …

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This iPhone concept presents a compelling use for a borderless screen

Before this year is through, we’re likely to see a procession of new smartphones launching with incredibly thin screen bezels, such as LG’s G6 that was just announced at Mobile World Congress last month. Or Samsung’s Galaxy S8. Or, as rumor has it, the special anniversary edition iPhone that we’re …

Here are the best memes of Carmelo Anthony’s winter outfit

MELO X MIGOS.<p>There was a winter storm in New York on Monday but the New York Knicks played on. After defeating the Indiana Pacers at Madison Square Garden, Carmelo Anthony stepped out in his best winter wear.<p>Naturally, we took the picture and put it everywhere we could. Like Hoth for starters.<p>And …

A former NBA player got a lightning bolt cut. Now he and J.K. Rowling are friends.

Yer a wizard, Datome!<p>Gigi Datome played two uneventful seasons in the NBA, scoring combined 188 points with the Detroit Pistons and the Boston Celtics from 2013 to 2015. Once, when put into the starting lineup for Boston at the end of the season, he did drop 22 in a game. Still, you probably have a …

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This case is literally an entire Android phone that you attach to your iPhone

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Google and Levi’s Project Jacquard jacket has restored my faith in wearables

Technology you wear on your sleeve — literally<p>Wearable technology once promised to take us away from our phones and to improve our lives in subtle but powerful ways. The reality, however, has been a bit less exciting. More often than not, devices have been hampered by clunky design and bad taste, …

This high school student section had the most clever sign at a basketball game

It’s pretty cool.<p>Signs are an integral part of the sports atmosphere.<p>Some are clever, some are cool, and some are super lame.<p>This is definitely one of the cool ones.<p>A for creativity.<p>A for effort.<p>10/10 would like to see it at another game in the near future.

This bizarre Ciara and Russell Wilson family photo raises so many questions

Just look at this photo of Ciara, Russell Wilson, and their family. LOOK AT IT!<p>There are too many questions for one person to ask. No one human can hold the expanse of queries in their mind at once. The whole SBNation.com team needed to pool our collective brains as a fail-safe and submit one …

This cat tried to dive into a gift bag and it ended in hilarious failure

This big cat wanted to experience what it’s like to be a diver, and a gift bag became its pool.<p>Humans spend years perfecting the sport of diving. They keep themselves in peak physical condition, working for countless hours to hone their splash-free entry. Naturally this should be a relatively easy …

Star Wars and Calvin & Hobbes is the perfect combination in these fantastic cartoons

Best of two worlds<p>If you’re friends with lots of <i>Star Wars</i> fans on Facebook or Instagram, there’s a good chance that you’ve seen some of Brian Kesinger’s artwork blending George Lucas’ story with <i>Calvin & Hobbes</i>. We fell in love with his art when we first came across it last year. Since then he’s …

Blind People Will Now Be Able To Feel Messages With The World's First Braille Smartwatch

251<p>SHARES<p>South Korean developer Dot has produced the world’s first Braille smartwatch, and its features are out of this world. "The Dot" uses 4 …

Yelp now lists whether businesses have gender-neutral bathrooms

And soon you’ll be able to filter out businesses that don’t<p>Yelp is making it easier for users to find business with gender-neutral bathrooms, the company announced today. Starting today, a yes/no on gender-neutral restrooms will now show up as yet another attribute about a business you’re looking …

The Trump-Russia scandals: a quick visual guide

The web of connections in Trump’s Russia controversies.<p>President Donald Trump’s Russia scandals are deeply intertwined.<p>As Vox’s Zack Beauchamp writes, there are three separate Trump-Russia scandals that together call into question the nature of Trump’s relationship with Russia: the resignation of …

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Stupid Hackathon celebrates terrible tech with eyeball pong, a robot porn addict, and more

Stupid Hackathon (short for Stupid Shit No One Needs & Terrible Ideas Hackathon) is a consistently brilliant one-day event in which people play around with technology, beer, and fast food to create gadgets and apps with <i>absolutely no value whatsoever</i>.<p>The whole thing has been running since 2013 and …

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Kal Penn Channels Kellyanne Conway in #Couchgate Spoof Photo

America, meet Kal-E-Anne<p>That Kellyanne Conway couch photo is going to spawn the next Mannequin Challenge-like craze, isn’t it? God help us all. …

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The infuriating silence of Donald Trump over an Indian engineer’s murder in Kansas

Donald Trump is anything but a man of few words.<p>Especially on Twitter, the US president scarcely restrains himself from reacting to a range of events. In the last few days, for instance, his official Twitter handle @POTUS and personal handle @realDonaldTrump have produced the usual flurry of …

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Nate Robinson literally dribbled under someones legs in the D-League

He really did this!<p>NATE ROBINSON IS THE GREATEST PLAYER ON EARTH. Nate Robinson is 5’9. That is Edy Tavares guarding him who is 7’2. This is brilliant.<p>Here is another look. He really did this.<p>Long live Nate Robinson.

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Samsung’s Staedtler stylus is roughly 5,000 times more awesome than the Apple Pencil

Almost a real pencil!<p>Samsung introduced some tablets at Mobile World Congress last night. I was there, I listened to the whole thing, and I can’t really tell you much about them other than they exist and they’re technologically advanced. What swept me up in real emotion, however, was the Korean …

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Steve Kerr jokingly used his time as All-Star coach to steal plays from other teams

We know what you did, coach. We know what you did.<p>Steve Kerr is revered as one of the league’s best coaches not just because of his ability to manage the egos of four Western Conference All-Stars, but because of the elite X’s and O’s of his play-calling.<p>But on Sunday in the second half of the NBA …

The Roots did the best NBA All-Star intros ever

Brad Stevens rolled his eyes during All-Star introductions.<p>Last year, Drake introduced the rosters for the All-Star Game hosted in Toronto.<p>This season, The Roots one-upped the Grammy award-winning artist with their introductions of the 2017 NBA All-Star game rosters.<p>Some players responded like you …

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The NBA's special tribute to Craig Sager showcased the league's best values

The league always celebrates the uniqueness and diversity of its personalities, whether it’s current players, retired legends, or broadcasters.<p>After the 3-Point Contest, NBA All-Star Saturday night took an unexpected turn. Reggie Miller stepped into the middle of the court after Eric Gordon’s …

You aren’t going to go blind from staring at a computer too long

But it might make your eyes hurt<p>I stare at a computer for entirely too many hours a day — more than I’d care to think about — and by the end of the week, I feel it. At least, my eyes do.<p>Eye strain from staring at a computer is so common it has its own name: computer vision syndrome. And it’s pretty …

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47 questions I’d like to ask Russell Westbrook about Kevin Durant

I could never ask these questions because he’d destroy me.<p>Is it heavy, the burden of a city’s hope? Does it weigh more than its anger and thirst for vengeance? Are you powered by your own quest for retribution, or do you also feed off the collective bitterness of a jilted fan base?<p>May I hug you?<p>Do …

A conspiracy theory about Kyrie Irving’s insistence that the earth is flat

I think there’s a good chance he’s trolling us.<p>Kyrie Irving sent shockwaves across what he considers the flat plane of the earth yesterday when he announced at NBA All-Star weekend that he believes the world is not a sphere. That’s right; Irving, a grown, adult human, thinks that the earth is flat. …