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This Antonio Brown punt return TD is absolutely incredible

Astounding returns are nothing new to Antonio Brown, but this is an astonishing one even by his standards. At least the punter didn't get kicked in the face this time!

When Merry Christmas Doesn't Come Easy

In Christ, we get to celebrate even in our sorrow. I really loved my first forty-five Christmases. They certainly weren’t perfect, but they also weren’t painful. In fact, I would say that based on the purely imaginary Standard Holiday Happiness scale, although I had known highs and lows, my cumulative Christmas experience stood at a good, solid 8. Show More Summary

Joe Cocker dies at 70; British blues-rock singer who rocked Woodstock

Even by the wild and woolly standards of rock music in the late 1960s, there was nothing right about Joe Cocker's career-making performance at the Woodstock summer music festival in upstate New York.

How Russell Wilson Uses Instincts and Patience to Be Effective as a Runner

Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson isn ’t conventional. He’s certainly not your standard pocket passer and instead approaches the position creatively while improvising to make throws others wouldn ’t even attempt. He’s not strictly...Show More Summary

North Korea's Internet Access Is "Toast"

Image via Shutterstock Even if the US had something to do with this, the government would probably never admit it, but I think it's doubtful. North Korea's network is very small by world standards, and it wouldn't require a nation state to take it offline with a simple brute force DDoS...

Chelsea looking to seal the deal for Real Madrid star

Chelsea looking to seal the deal for Real Madrid star - originally posted on Soccerlens.com According to London Evening Standard, Jose Mourinho is set to offer a pre-contract agreement to Sami Khedira. High flying Chelsea have started the season extremely well and will be looking to build on their good start when they face Stoke … Read More ? From Soccerlens.com - Football News

Liverpool offer £135k annual salary to 15-year-old Roma attacker dubbed ‘the new Ibrahimovic’ [Standard]

Liverpool have apparently offered a £135,000-a-year salary to a 15-year-old attacker on the books of AS Roma. The London Evening Standard report that Liverpool are hoping the vast sum of money will tempt Gianluca Scamacca to quit Italy for a possible career in the Premier League. Scamacca has been compared to PSG striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic. […]

Towards the Perfect Coin Flip: The NIST Randomness Beacon

Since early evening on September 5th, 2013 the US National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has been publishing a 512-bit, full-entropy random number every minute of every day. What’s more, each number is cryptographically signed so that you can easily verify that it was generated by the NIST. Show More Summary

Arsenal Transfer News: Major Rumours Surrounding Gunners and Arsene Wenger

Krystian Bielik's parents are "convinced" heading to Arsenal is "the best step for their son," according to James Olley of the London Evening Standard. Such a feeling places Arsene Wenger in an excellent position and could see the Legia Warsaw youngster exchange the Ekstraklasa for the Premier League in the near future. Show More Summary

Vivienne Westwood Says: Merry Christmas, Here’s Some Asbestos

Vivienne Westwood had an interesting stocking stuffer for British Prime Minister David Cameron today. According to the Evening Standard, the designer went to No. 10, accompanied by her son Joe Corre and a gas-masked Santa — not for carols, but to deliver a package containing asbestos. The Santa-hat-wearing Westwood, who... More »

Nicki Minaj Nip Slip: Watch It Happen Live!

Nicki Minaj appeared on Bravo's Watch What Happened Live last night and her interview with Andy Cohen started with a moment that was shockingly revealing, even by Nicki Minaj standards: Nicki Minaj Nip Slip on Watch What Happens Live Yes,...Show More Summary

VW Invented First-Person Racing Video Games And They Don't Even Know It

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You'd think the development of what is likely the first computerized driving simulator with actual computer-generated visuals would be a big deal. An achievement like that would have set the standard for not just simulators, but would have been the genesis of every first-person driving game since. Which is why it's so odd VW doesn't remember doing it. Read more...

Crystal Palace have opportunity to sign out-of-favour AC Milan striker Giampaolo Pazzini [Standard]

Crystal Palace have been offered the opportunity to sign out-of-favour AC Milan striker Giampaolo Pazzini, according to the London Evening Standard. The Eagles aren’t exactly firing on all cylinders in the attacking department, having scored only 19 goals in 16 Premier League games. If anything, their form in front of goal is getting worse too […]

Liverpool Transfer News: 'Young Zlatan Ibrahimovic' Gianluca Scamacca Targeted

Liverpool have reportedly offered Roma youngster Gianluca Scamacca £135,000 per year to leave the Stadio Olimpico. Tom Collomosse of the London Evening Standard reports that "Liverpool, Southampton and PSV Eindhoven are prepared to offer...Show More Summary

The Gillian Anderson Truth is Out There

We know how devoted fans of Gillian Anderson and The X Files are. So if any of you noticed something strange about photos of the actress at last month’s London Evening Standard Theater Awards, where she won Best Actress for her turnShow More Summary

Fantasy football rankings, Week 16: Running Backs in standard, PPR leagues

DeMarco Murray and Matt Forte may have gotten you here, but now it's time to see just how good your team really is. If you're still in it, you most likely got here due to the help of DeMarco Murray, Matt Forte, or maybe even LeSean McCoy. Show More Summary

What Tight Lending Conditions: Underwriting Standards Mirror Those Before Subprime Crash, OCC Finds

The myth of harsh lending conditions in the US is probably only matched in its disconnect from reality by the just as entertaining narrative of the "one-time, non-recurring" harsh winter crushing Q1 GDP. A narrative which even needed...Show More Summary

Is the Big Ten Headed for a Major Setback in 2014-15?

The Big Ten can forget about being the gold standard for college basketball conferences in 2014-15. With its recent string of bad luck and ugly losses, it might not even be in the running for silver or bronze, either. Over the past four seasons, the Big Ten was king. Show More Summary

An Old Fashioned Fisking of Green Hyperbole

(Steven Hayward) I had thought briefly yesterday of producing an old-fashioned fisking of Tom Friedman’s Sunday NY Times column, “Why 2014 Is A Big Deal,” which was lazy and superficial even by his low standards, but thought why bother at this point. Show More Summary

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