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Boxing legend and Louisville native Muhammad Ali attends a Louisville Cardinals basketball game in 2012. Christian Petersen/Getty Images hide caption itoggle caption Christian Petersen/Getty Images Boxing legend and Louisville native Muhammad Ali attends a Louisville Cardinals basketball game in 2012. Christian Petersen/Getty Images A spokesman for Muhammad Ali says the... Continue reading
Posted Dec 21, 2014 at Verchnbrain56's blog
Derek Thompson of The Atlantic argues that today’s data-driven record industry is making pop music more repetitive. (Image via The Atlantic) It used to be that executives decided on a pop song and had it played on the radio to familiarize people with it, but now the process is more... Continue reading
Posted Nov 20, 2014 at Verchnbrain56's blog
Last week, we brought you the story of ZunZuneo, an oddly-named startup that sought to launch a social network like Twitter in Cuba. The twist in the tale, is that it was built and funded by the United States Agency of International Development,... Source: Similar Articles: cbs sports Iowa... Continue reading
Posted Apr 15, 2014 at Verchnbrain56's blog
As expected, Turkey's first Apple Store has opened at Zorlu Center in Istanbul. The glass-clad store, topped with an Apple logo and surrounded by fountains, was first seen a few days ago on Instagram, however yesterday marked its official opening. Source: Related Topics: chris martin Agnes Martin chuck norris... Continue reading
Posted Apr 15, 2014 at Verchnbrain56's blog
The World's Best Ever picked up this great photo series by Michael Wolf. Titled Tokyo Compression, it shows snapshots of passengers captured at Tokyo's subway stations at rush hour. If you're claustrophobic, don't look at these. Read more... Source: Tags: nick cannon michael vick oscar winners Meryl Davis and... Continue reading
Posted Apr 15, 2014 at Verchnbrain56's blog
When the biggest file-sharing site on the internet first came into existence, it was entirely in Swedish and boasted just a few hundred torrent files. But the very first of those, the one that started it all, was uploaded almost exactly 10 years ago and, shockingly enough, wasn't porn. It... Continue reading
Posted Apr 14, 2014 at Verchnbrain56's blog
£30 discount on all 7-inch, Wifi-only HDX models until January 2 Amazon UK has announced that it's lowering the price of all 7-inch Kindle Fire HDX Wifi models by £30 until the new year. The promotion runs until Jan. 2 and sees the cheapest 16GB varaint "with special offers" —... Continue reading
Posted Dec 21, 2013 at Verchnbrain56's blog
Clementine faces new enemies and new mysteries as her journey through the zombie apocalypse continues. By Josh Wigler Source: Related Topics: cabelas How long to cook a turkey alec baldwin PS4 release date engadget Continue reading
Posted Dec 20, 2013 at Verchnbrain56's blog
Google announced a bunch of Glass updates today, the most befuddling of which is Wink, a setting that lets you snap a picture simply by winking. Convenient? Perhaps. Especially if you're the kind of creep that likes to wink at strangers. Read more... Source: Similar Articles: jacoby ellsbury Tre... Continue reading
Posted Dec 17, 2013 at Verchnbrain56's blog
As previously rumored, Spotify has today officially launched a new, free mobile listening option for its subscribers, as well as confirming an earlier report that rock legends Led Zepplin would be joining its library. At a press event in New York, Spotify has detailed the new mobile service that comes... Continue reading
Posted Dec 12, 2013 at Verchnbrain56's blog
Nelson Mandela was without a doubt one of the most extraordinary, if not the most extraordinary men to walk the Earth in this day and age.Source: Tags: Dakota Johnson courtney stodden lakers Dusty Baker mariano rivera Continue reading
Posted Dec 7, 2013 at Verchnbrain56's blog
Sometimes pop culture gives you unexpected gifts. Case in point: Seth Rogen and James Franco, buddies and frequent co-stars, randomly decided that they were going to remake Kanye West's "Bound 2" video. (Yes, the one featuring a naked Kim Kardashian on a motorcycle.) The two actors copied Kanye's music video... Continue reading
Posted Dec 2, 2013 at Verchnbrain56's blog
Making a casually chic arrival Across the Pond, Carey Mulligan landed into Heathrow Airport in London, UK on Wednesday (November 27). Keeping warm for the chilly November weather, the "Great Gatsby" star wore a long, cozy sweater, black skinny pants and sunglasses as she made her way through the terminal.... Continue reading
Posted Nov 28, 2013 at Verchnbrain56's blog
Devices running Google's Android operating system accounted for 81 percent of all smartphones sold worldwide in the third quarter of 2013, according to a study released last week by IDC. Of the more than 261 million units shipped, just under 140 million were Android phones, the report said. Samsung was... Continue reading
Posted Nov 23, 2013 at Verchnbrain56's blog
Despite what the title may make you think, the co-stars say they'll 'definitely' work together again. By Christina Beale Source: Category: nyc marathon nyc marathon fiona apple powerball numbers Polina Polonsky Continue reading
Posted Nov 19, 2013 at Verchnbrain56's blog
BOSTON (AP) — A prosecutor called James "Whitey" Bulger a "little sociopath" Wednesday as he urged a judge to sentence the infamous South Boston gangster to life in prison. "The defendant has committed one heinous crime after another," said Assistant U.S. Attorney Brian Kelly. "The carnage that he has caused... Continue reading
Posted Nov 16, 2013 at Verchnbrain56's blog
Oracle has joined the industry consortium HSA Foundation, which is developing standards to make it easier for programmers to take advantage of GPUs and other processor types for faster code execution. The Heterogeneous System Architecture Foundation is developing a set of open-source programming tools that will make it easier for... Continue reading
Posted Nov 13, 2013 at Verchnbrain56's blog
November story tips from Oak Ridge National Laboratory PUBLIC RELEASE DATE: 5-Nov-2013 [ | E-mail ] Share Contact: Ron Walli [email protected] 865-576-0226 DOE/Oak Ridge National Laboratory ENGINES Miniature maximization . . . Improving efficiency and performance of tiny engines like those used in remote-controlled planes is the focus of a... Continue reading
Posted Nov 10, 2013 at Verchnbrain56's blog
The Ultimate Fighter 18: Team Rousey vs. Team Tate continued tonight on FOX Sports 1. This season features 8 men and 8 women bantamweights battling together in The Ultimate Fighter house for the first time in the show’s history. Tune in each week as the fighters, coached by UFC women’s... Continue reading
Posted Nov 7, 2013 at Verchnbrain56's blog
A study by analyst IDC shows how companies are using the open source Hadoop big data analytics systems alongside other systems to get value out of their data. IDC's "Trends in Enterprise Hadoop Deployments" report, commissioned by Red Hat, found that 32 percent of companies questioned had deployed Hadoop. An... Continue reading
Posted Nov 4, 2013 at Verchnbrain56's blog
FILE - In this Oct. 3, 2011 file photo, Dr. Conrad Murray listens to testimony seated near his attorney Nareg Gourjian, right, during Murray's trial in the death of pop star Michael Jackson, in Los Angeles. Murray, who was convicted in Jackson's death is suing the state of Texas for... Continue reading
Posted Nov 1, 2013 at Verchnbrain56's blog
AAA Oct. 29, 2013 11:31 AM ET The Jonas Brothers announce breakup AP FILE - This Aug. 13, 2010 file photo shows The Jonas Brothers, from left, Nick Jonas, Joe Jonas and Kevin Jonas, performing during ABC's "Good Morning America" television program in New York. The band announced Tuesday, Oct.... Continue reading
Posted Oct 29, 2013 at Verchnbrain56's blog
The World Series of Fighting returned to action tonight with WSOF 6 at the BankUnited Center in Miami, Florida. Tonight’s main event will see the promotion crown their first ever champion as welterweights Josh Burkman and Steve Carl battle it out in the NBC Sports Network main event. Tonight’s main... Continue reading
Posted Oct 26, 2013 at Verchnbrain56's blog
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The oversight agency for Internet addresses says it has added four domain name suffixes— the first of hundreds expected in the coming years in the online addressing system's largest expansion ever. The first four are all in foreign languages to reflect a growing international population that... Continue reading
Posted Oct 24, 2013 at Verchnbrain56's blog
Carol Burnett is honored with the Mark Twain Prize at the Kennedy Center on Sunday, Oct. 20, 2013 in Washington, D.C. (Photo by Owen Sweeney/Invision/AP) Carol Burnett is honored with the Mark Twain Prize at the Kennedy Center on Sunday, Oct. 20, 2013 in Washington, D.C. (Photo by Owen Sweeney/Invision/AP)... Continue reading
Posted Oct 21, 2013 at Verchnbrain56's blog