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English coach Pete Cowen's faith in Open winner Henrik Stenson pays dividends

Less than 24 hours after guiding <b>Henrik Stenson to his record Open victory</b>, Pete Cowen was in a meeting with Rotherham council complaining about the drains at his golf academy. If the councillors were wise they would have pointed out to the furious Yorkshireman that he need not worry as visitors …

The man who created phrase 'March Madness'

When Henry V. Porter died in 1975, funeral notices mentioned his induction to the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame as one of the game's pioneers.<p>Back in the day, Porter had pushed to adopt a ball without laces to make it substantially easier to dribble. And those fan-shaped backboards that …

'Is This Ass Too Flat?' The Conversation That Needs to Not Happen

In the latest example of Internet fodder that just shouldn't exist, TMZ posted a minute-long video last week of Italian model and actress Olga Kent in a bikini with the infuriating headline, "Hot Italian Model WHAT A FLAT ASS." The purpose of the post? You guessed it—a discussion about whether this …

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TOTD: Which Production Car Will Reach 300 MPH First?

Although not recognized by the “Guinness Book of World Records,” the 1244-hp Hennessey Venom GT recently posted a V-Box-verified top speed of 270.49 mph. That puts it ahead of the 1184-hp Bugatti Veyron 16.4 Super Sport, which holds the official production car top speed record of 268 mph. With …

Hennessey Venom GT Hits 270.49 MPH

Since day one the Hennessey Venom GT’s mission has been to dethrone the mighty Bugatti Veyron as the world’s fastest production car. The tuner car did just that last April, but the authority that makes such records official, the <i>Guinness Book of World Records</i>, didn’t recognize the run for various …

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Luxury Submarine Hotel Offers Romantic Undersea Getaway

Lovers Deep is a luxury submarine offered by Oliver's Travels for couples to go on a romantic getaway, deep in the ocean, and perhaps join what they're coining as the “Mile Low Club” (an undersea alternative to the Mile High Club that so many have participated in on airplanes). Each watercraft in …

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12 Modern Indoor Pools

If you live in a northern climate, chances are you’re craving sunshine right about now. But what if you had an indoor pool, so you could at least …

Video Claims McLaren P1 Lapped ‘Ring in Under 7 Minutes

When the McLaren P1 first entered the scene, the automaker told us that one of its goals was to achieve a certain lap time around a track, though it didn’t specify which one. And while McLaren hasn’t officially said the Nürburgring was the track it had in mind, it now claims that the P1 has lapped …

TOTD: What Annoys You Most About Your Car?

There’s no better way to get to know your car than to drive it each and every day. Daily driving your car best allows you to experience both the good, and the bad your car offers.<p>For today’s Thread of the Day, we’re focusing on the bad, and want to know what annoys you most about your car. <b>Barry</b> …

Best in Show: Our Favorites From the 2013 L.A. Auto Show

What was once a relatively small-potatoes event on the international auto show circuit now plays host to a number of major debuts, and we were on the scene at the 2013 Los Angeles auto show to comprehensively cover all the new sheetmetal. This year, a wide array of concept and production vehicles …

Election of Pope Adrian IV

The only Englishman ever to be Pope, Nicholas Breakspear was elected on December 4th, 1154.<p>Nicholas Breakspear spent most of his life outside …

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NFL TV Schedule 2013: Week 14 Coverage Listings for Every Game

It's getting cold outside, which means the NFL season is heating up in a major way as Week 14 approaches. As is the case every year, the level of competition rises significantly in conjunction with days growing shorter and nights colder and longer.<p>Getting things kicked off in Week 14, Thursday …

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Early Photo Of William F. Cody

<b>“Buffalo Bill" (1846-1917) -He Served As A Union Scout In The Civil WAr</b><p>In a life that was part legend and part fabrication, William F. Cody came to embody the spirit of the West for millions, transmuting his own experience into a national myth of frontier life that still endures today.<p>Born in Scott County, Iowa, in 1846, Cody grew up on the prairie. When his father died in 1857, his mother moved to Kansas, where Cody worked for a wagon-freight company as a mounted messenger and wrangler. In …

Milwaukee 77 - 104 Indiana: Final | 2013-11-15 | National Basketball Association | Yahoo! Sports

8:51 1st: O.J. Mayo makes a 27-foot three-pointer from the left wing. Assist:...<p>7:05 1st: Zaza Pachulia misses a layup<p>10:34 2nd: Nate Wolters makes a …

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11 species that are destroying the planet

Overpopulation can threaten our biodiversity. Just ask the Argentinians, whose country is being overrun by beavers!<p>Worried about animals going extinct? Here's another, less talked about problem: too many animals.<p>In the animal kingdom, predators typically keep overpopulation in check. If those …

Models Underwater Shoot with Whales

Shawn Heinrichs is passionate about photography and diving. He decided to work with the model and diver Hannah Fraser for this superb series of …

The Fogo Island Hotel

Fogo Island in Canada began to multiply amazing and ambitious architectural projects made by Saunders architecture like the different articles we …

Intricately Detailed Murals of Animals Living in Harmony

Southern California-based artist Adonna Khare creates incredibly imaginative illustrations of animals whimsically interacting with each other. From enormous elephants to miniature mice, Khare creates an illustrated zoo full of diverse creatures. She even includes mythical creatures that range in …

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Fantasy Football Rankings 2013: Updated Look at TEs Who Will Have Big Seasons

In fantasy football, tight ends are often overlooked in favor of running backs, wide receivers and quarterbacks, but it's important to pick up one of the good ones before they're all gone.<p>Jimmy Graham and Rob Gronkowski were the top two tight ends last season, according to NFL.com's stats, earning …

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Fantasy Football 2013: Full Point Projections for NFL's Top Receivers

Wide receiver is a deep position in fantasy football this season, but the top of the class is as good as ever and there could be some monster seasons from the elite tiers.<p>Sometimes when looking at the best players who consistently put up big numbers, it is useful to go back into previous years' …

Fantasy Football 2013: Need-to-Know Fantasy Information for Every NFL Team

Now that the preseason is about over, it's time to take a look at what fantasy football lessons we've learned from every team in the NFL.<p>That's right, folks—32 teams broken down for your fantasy football pleasure.<p>There is a ton for fantasy owners to take away from the preseason.<p>It's a lot to take …

Vouchers don't do much for students

Ever since the Obama administration filed suit to freeze Louisiana’s school voucher program, high-ranking Republicans have pummeled the president for trapping poor kids in failing public schools. The entire House leadership sent a letter of protest. Majority Leader Eric Cantor blistered the …