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Weightlifting under fire from angry Iranians: 1.6 million times | Reuters

RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) - Angry Iranian sports fans have deluged the International Weightlifting Federation with more than 1.6 million online comments, many of them abusive, after the country’s biggest star failed to win a medal in Rio.<p>2016 Rio Olympics - Weightlifting - Final - Men's +105kg - …

Rio De Janeiro

Did the New Game of Thrones Special Spoil a Major Character Death?

Last night HBO aired a 30 minute documentary called <i>A Day in the Life</i> which took place over the course of one day (allegedly) and in several different countries. You can watch the entire special here.<p>Or, if you like, you can just scroll through the highlights I’ve curated below. There are no <i>real</i> …

How to Learn Things Super Quick

Have you ever wanted to learn a new skill but not known where to start? Here are a few tips

Tyrone Swoopes needs Texas Bowl triumph

AUSTIN, Texas – <i>You have to make it happen.</i><p>That, Charlie Strong says, was the cleaned-up gist of his animated speech to Tyrone Swoopes before the …

College Football

Story of the $72 million teen trader unravels

It didn't take long for New York Magazine's story on a 17-year-old stock whiz with a rumored net worth of $72 million to make a splash. But the story's juicy premise unraveled almost as quickly.<p>Jessica Pressler wrote the profile of Mohammed Islam, a senior at Stuyvesant High School in Manhattan, …