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Get the Apple TV 'Aerial' Screensaver on Your Mac (or PC)

The Apple TV has a lovely screensaver called "Aerial." It shows beautiful, drifting scenes from around the world (you can spot New York, San …

The Shrouded World Desktop

Reader Alec submitted this desktop to our Desktop Showcase, and aside from a stunning wallpaper, it’s a neatly customized Mac. Here’s how he set …

This Map Shows What the World Actually Looks Like

The version you're used to seeing completely warps the continents' sizes<p>The Japan Institute for Design Promotion has awarded its prestigious Good Design Award to a map that completely changes our perception of the world. Given that the planet is a sphere, representing it in a two-dimensional …

Ole Miss football coach fakes his own funeral to motivate his players

By Cindy Boren<p>, Reporter<p>Well, this is <i>different</i>.<p>Just when you may have thought there was nothing new a coach could say to motivate players, Hugh Freeze of Ole Miss has come up with a new idea, one possibility borne of necessity.<p>Freeze planned his own funeral to show players how to work toward their …

Ole Miss

LeBron James Wins For Cleveland and For All of Basketball

He’s done it so many times. It’s a signature move. An NBA player drives for easy fast break layup. Then LeBron James, legs chug-chugging like a …

Basketball

Hillary Clinton Says No Thanks to Fox News Debate With Bernie Sanders

Hillary Clinton has declined an invitation to take part in a Fox News debate with Bernie Sanders, her campaign announced Monday.<p>“We have declined Fox …

This Swedish Scientist’s Transparent Wood Could Transform Architecture

A new material design innovation has made wood practically invisible. Just watch for splinters.<p>You don’t have to shop at Ikea to see that Sweden is obsessed with wood. Over 57% of the country is covered in upwards of 51 billion trees, and lumber and paper products are one of the country’s biggest …

Here’s one way to escape America’s high college costs: Leave the country

This month thousands of high-school seniors are contemplating where they’ll spend the next four years. For 17-year-old Jared Devon, that could very …

College & University

STD prevention group using Sanders' slogan in ads | Fox News

Several billboards scattered around Los Angeles look at first glance like ads for Bernie Sanders' presidential campaign, but they actually ask, "Feel the Burn?"<p>The ad campaign is the work of the AIDS Healthcare Foundation, which is urging anyone who might feel painful symptoms of sexually …

Voter turnout shows Trump, not Sanders, leading a revolution

<b>(CNN) —</b> Bernie Sanders talks extensively about revolution, but it appears that it's actually Donald Trump who is driving record numbers of voters to the polls with his fiery populist message.<p>Republicans voted in unprecedented numbers on Super Tuesday, setting record numbers in contests throughout …

Chris Christie endorses Donald Trump

<b>Fort Worth, Texas (CNN) —</b> Marco Rubio now knows the fury of Donald Trump when he's scorned.<p>The Republican front-runner on Friday hit back at the Florida senator who rattled him in a CNN debate the night before by unveiling the bombshell endorsement of New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie on an …

Uber Passenger Joked With Alleged Kalamazoo Shooter: 'You're Not The Shooter, Are You?'

In a dark and grisly series of events Saturday night, police allege that Uber driver Jason Dalton shot 8 people in three different locations, killing …

5 blue-collar jobs that pay $100,000 a year

Slide 1 of 7<p>Nearly half of U.S. states have added “good” blue-collar jobs that pay the median wage without bachelor’s degrees, according to a report …

John Scott takes shot at NHL before playing in All-Star game

John Scott has taken a shot at the NHL.<p>Fans voted the 6-foot-8, 260-pound enforcer into the All-Star game, which is being played Sunday. Scott writes in a story posted Thursday by The Players Tribune that he got a call from the NHL, trying to talk him out of participating in the showcase …

This glorious NYC storm photo has been compared to an impressionist painting

Photographer Michele Palazzo woke up extra early to capture this stunning image of the Flatiron building in New York during Storm Jonas<p>As Storm Jonas battered the US east coast with heavy snow and high winds, one plucky photographer went out in search of the perfect photo.<p>Michele Palazzo’s …

Explorer Henry Worsley dies attempting record unaided Antarctic crossing

Former army officer, 55, dies of organ failure after being airlifted from ice 71 days into attempt to cross continent unaided<p>The explorer Henry Worsley, who was on the brink of becoming the first man to cross the Antarctic unaided, has died in his attempt.<p>The former British army officer was just 30 …

Tom Brady breaks another postseason record in the AFC Championship

He passed former teammate Adam Vinatieri's mark for the most playoff games ever.<p>When Tom Brady took the field Sunday for the AFC Championship, he broke yet another NFL postseason record before he even threw a pass. Sunday was Brady's 31st career playoff game, which breaks his tie with former …

EU leaders consider two-year suspension of Schengen rules

Leaders will consider emergency measures to reintroduce internal borders at meeting on Monday, as France warns the entire European project is in 'very grave danger'<p>The Schengen system of free movement could be suspended for two years under emergency measures to be discussed by European ministers on …

Not Like The Old Days: Automated Carrot Picking Machine

This is a video of a Dewulf brand GKIIISE automated carrot-picking machine (in case you're in the market for a carrot-picking machine). It picks the …

Sanders campaign accesses Clinton data, gets suspended from party voter files

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Bernie Sanders' campaign on Friday sued the Democratic National Committee in federal court after the party organization withheld the campaign's access to a crucial voter database.<p>The internal warfare exploded after the DNC cut off Sanders from the database and said the Vermont …

The NFL's secret disaster scenario is an injured long snapper

We don't think about long snappers a lot, because their job seems easy and they rarely get hurt. But if they're unable to play, we realize how tough their job actually is.<p>Sunday afternoon, the Raiders scored a touchdown to take a 15-12 lead on the Broncos and made the odd decision to go for a …

Elon Musk Is Worried That WWIII Will Stop Him Getting to Mars

Elon Musk, a billionaire Bond villain who wants to nuke Mars, revealed in a recent interview that he’s worried a third World War might mess up his …

Tortoise Rescues Tortoise Friend Stuck On A Rock

<i>Dammit Jeffrey, you've gotta stop trying to hump that rock. It's too much stone for you!</i><p>This is a short video from some zoo or petting zoo or …

A Sunken Spanish Galleon Worth Billions Has Been Discovered Off the Coast of Colombia

A Spanish galleon sunk in the Caribbean 300 years ago with an exceptionally valuable cargo has been discovered near the port city of Cartagena, …

Beijing issues first-ever 'red alert' for smog

Beijing has issued its first-ever "red alert" for smog amid the second intense bout of bad air this month. Officials announced plans to close schools, temporarily shutter factories and take half of the city's cars off the roads.<p>The measures will go into effect on Tuesday at 7 a.m. and last until …

'Power paper' stores electricity and recharges in seconds

One of the difficulties with renewable energy, like solar cells and wind turbines, is the problem of how to store that energy for use when the sun …

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Dad Attaches Leaf Blower To Son's Power Wheels Car

This is a video of Jarrad Provost's son riding around in his modified Power Wheels car. And by modified I mean Jarrad attached a leaf blower to the …

Browns out-Browns themselves in brutal primetime loss: 11 takeaways

The Browns lost in a very Brownsian fashion to the Ravens on Monday night.<p>Just when you think the Browns can’t Browns any more, they take Brownsing …

Airbus' detachable cabin concept could save you time at the airport

There are probably plenty of things that frustrate you about air travel, but waiting to take off or disembark is probably high on your list. Why should you have to board well before the plane is ready to get moving? Airbus might have a way to cut that idle time to near zero, though: it recently …

Aviation