Tim Gehrsitz

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Shaquille O'Neal knows exactly how to build a winning team

Meet the Big Tautology, AKA Derp Diesel, AKA the NBA's leading management theorist.<p>These are confused and confusing times in the NBA. Actual reporters and the amateur LeBron Symbologists on Twitter are chasing ghosts and parsing Twitpics; these are stupid, trolling ghosts, and the Twitpics are …

Penalty-kick shootouts: There's got to be a better way, right?

In the World Cup glossary that exists in the minds of attending media members, there is an entry that can be found under the letter D.<p>Dreaded penalty-kick shootout.<p>The rest of us might refer to the end-game tiebreaker without the d-word. (Then again, we might use a stronger d-word.) Those who …

American Soccer

Heartbreaking Pictures Of Brazil Fans Before And After Their World Cup Loss

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Tea Party’s embarrassing irony: How its ideal nation rejects basic American beliefs

<b>Rand Paul (AP/Stephan Savoia)</b><p>Tea Party heroes like Rand Paul want a “democracy” in which politics’ biggest questions may never be debated<p>Elias Isquith<p>June 21, 2014 1:30pm (UTC)<p>Of U.S. political culture’s many hypocrisies, few are more jarring than Americans’ ambivalence about democracy itself. …

10 things you can do with your old Android phone

Smartphones could be the fastest growing technology we’ve ever seen. More than one in seven people worldwide currently own a smartphone. Some of us have already upgraded our smartphones several times over the years. The technology just keeps advancing and the top manufacturers are adept at …

Android Phones

Audio-Technica ATH-M50X Review

The Audio Technica ATH M50xBL is the latest model of the M50 line of headphones. You may ask the question what is the difference between the XBL edition of the headphones compared to the other M50x’s. The BL simply stands for blue. The M50’s are critically acclaimed and also a close to unanimous …

HTC posts countdown to March 25, will live stream event

'The Best is About to Get Better' in just under 5 days from now<p>HTC has pretty consistently kept the hype machine rolling for the announcement of the …

HTC One

HTC One X and X+ won't receive updates beyond Android 4.2.2

HTC’s 2014 streak of good news has come to an abrupt end with the announcement that the One X and One X+ will not be updated to Android 4.3. Both …

The Chinese village with the secret to long life

Her T-shirted charges trailing behind her, the young guide swept into Huang Puxin's home and flicked her tour flag towards the centenarian, who was waiting on the sofa beneath a giant bas-relief inscribed with the word "longevity". "The old man is 113," she mumbled into her headset, turning …

Best Android gifts under $100

The holiday season is upon us, and the mad rush to find to best gifts for your loved ones is on. Well, if you’re looking for some of the best gifts for Android users, we’ve got you covered! Don’t forget to check out our roundup of some of the best gifts for under $50, and today, we’ll be taking a …

Gear & Gadgets

Insanely lifelike Morgan Freeman portrait painted on an iPad

A talented artist can get a lot of mileage out of the various art apps available for the iPad, but we ain't never seen anything like this. Digital …

How to spot ISS in your sky

A new map-based feature in NASA’s Spot the Station program makes it even easier to track the International Space Station as it passes over you.<p>This …

Da Vinci's String Organ Must Be Heard To Be Believed

The man who painted the Mona Lisa, and was the first to sketch out the helicopter and the submarine, also dabbled in music. So here's the question: What musical instrument did Leonardo da Vinci design?<p>There isn't an easy answer. His 15th-century sketches indicate something between a harpsichord and …

Elon Musk: The Case For Mars

Army lets air out of battlefield spyship project

Near the height of the Afghanistan war, the Pentagon spent $297 million on a seven-story blimp-like aircraft — as long as a football field — that would hover over the war zone for weeks at a time, beaming back crucial intelligence.<p>But as the military wound down its presence in the Middle East, …

Aviation

Scientists discover DNA body clock

A US scientist has discovered an internal body clock based on DNA that measures the biological age of our tissues and organs.<p>The clock shows that while many healthy tissues age at the same rate as the body as a whole, some of them age much faster or slower. The age of diseased organs varied hugely, …

Put your smartphone at the center of a horror-tastic Halloween costume

A couple years back, NASA engineer Mark Rober turned a pair of iPads into a bloody incredible Halloween costume. The response was so positive, he built an entire product line around it: Digital Dudz.<p>It works like this: you buy a special shirt or pouch, then insert your smartphone or tablet running …

'Gravity' gets much of the science right

Showers and storms are not as widespread as they were this time last night but we do expect them to increase a bit in coverage overnight and toward …

There’s nothing quite as simultaneously awe-inspiring and humbling as gazing at the starry sky and coming to terms with your own fleeting role in the cosmos. With this very thought, science journalist Lee Billings sets the stage for his first book, “Five Billion Years of Solitude.” Read more about it here: http://oak.ctx.ly/r/dyhe Calvin and Hobbes comic by Bill Watterson.

Pixel perfect: tips for sprucing up your homescreen

First, we’d like to offer our profuse apologies. Yes, we realize that this has been delayed. A nasty mixture of sicknesses knocked us flat on our …

The Apple team behind the original iPhone recalls its stressful, terrifying development

One day before the anniversary of Steve Jobs' death, <i>The New York Times Magazine</i> has published a captivating recollection of the terrifyingly stressful two-year development of the first iPhone. The piece is an excerpt from journalist Fred Vogelstein's upcoming book, <i>Dogfight: How Apple and Google</i> …

Gravity, review: 'heartachingly tender'

Starring Sandra Bullock and George Clooney as astronauts adrift in space, Alfonso Cuarón's astonishing thriller is one of the films of the year, says Robbie Collin<p><b>Dir: Alfonso Cuarón; Starring: Sandra Bullock, George Clooney. 91 min.</b><p>Watch an astronaut drifting through space for long enough and …

Indian rapper wants you to "Say No to the R Word"

The protest over Indian team names in sports has taken another turn with release of "Say No to the R Word," a new song from Alvin Shawn Enfinger, an American Indian rap artist popularly known as Shadowyze (pronounced "shadow wise").<p>The R Word is a reference to the team name of the Washington pro …

Filmed during last week's Tomorrowworld festival, is this the worst drug investigation video ever? http://bit.ly/GzQRIK

Chromecast support for Hulu Plus coming today

The popular video-on-demand service Hulu Plus is now compatible with Chromecast. The service, which offers up programming from a number of major networks for a small monthly fee, pledged to officially support Chromecast back in July, but is only now making good on that promise. Hulu is rolling out …

SpaceX Says Falcon 9 Upper Stage Did Not Explode in Orbit (and it wasn't a UFO, either)

When the US Space Surveillance Network indicated they were tracking additional objects in orbit following Sunday’s maiden launch of SpaceX’s next …

Falcon 9