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Serena Williams surprised two players at a public tennis court and challenged them to a match
# Out Of The Ordinary
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# Out Of The Ordinary

Serena Williams surprised two players at a public tennis court and challenged them to a match

Feb 28th 2017, 12:05 PM 23,314 Views 14 Comments

The entire scene was documented on the star’s Snapchat story.

The first birth control app to be officially approved as a contraceptive uses an age-old method
# Natural Cycles
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# Natural Cycles

The first birth control app to be officially approved as a contraceptive uses an age-old method

Feb 26th 2017, 12:00 PM 34,309 Views 31 Comments

As a fertility-awareness based contraceptive method, the app will only work well for some people.

They won't win 73 games, maybe not the NBA title, but this year's Warriors team is their best yet
# Winning
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# Winning

They won't win 73 games, maybe not the NBA title, but this year's Warriors team is their best yet

Feb 22nd 2017, 10:20 AM 5,076 Views 2 Comments

Adding Kevin Durant helps.

How and why three guys in their 20s launched a canned water brand
# CanO Water
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# CanO Water

How and why three guys in their 20s launched a canned water brand

Feb 19th 2017, 10:00 AM 37,894 Views 47 Comments

CanO Water has also started shipping to China and the Czech Republic.

We might get to welcome the mammoth back to Earth in a few years time...
# De-extinction
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# De-extinction

We might get to welcome the mammoth back to Earth in a few years time...

Feb 19th 2017, 9:30 AM 20,443 Views 39 Comments

But is it a good idea?

The 19 most expensive cities in the world to rent a property
# Up And Up
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# Up And Up

The 19 most expensive cities in the world to rent a property

Feb 18th 2017, 8:30 PM 49,117 Views 57 Comments

Do you have a spare €1,946 per month?

You can now buy 'luxury' water from melted icebergs for €94
# Svalbarði
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# Svalbarði

You can now buy 'luxury' water from melted icebergs for €94

Feb 18th 2017, 10:00 AM 15,444 Views 57 Comments

It has a superior mouth feel, apparently.

Lloyds of London has banned staff from drinking during work hours
# Drinking Culture
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# Drinking Culture

Lloyds of London has banned staff from drinking during work hours

Feb 18th 2017, 8:00 AM 15,746 Views 26 Comments

The rule change only applies to Lloyd’s staff and not the insurance brokers and underwriters based in the same building.

Bill Simmons and HBO to make documentary on wrestling legend Andre the Giant
# Essential Viewing
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# Essential Viewing

Bill Simmons and HBO to make documentary on wrestling legend Andre the Giant

Feb 14th 2017, 10:39 AM 5,701 Views 6 Comments

The TV channel and WWE have partnered for the first time on the documentary.

Here are all the companies that have cut ties with the Trump family
# Grab Your Wallet
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# Grab Your Wallet

Here are all the companies that have cut ties with the Trump family

Feb 11th 2017, 9:30 AM 52,751 Views 77 Comments

The US President’s critics have been urging customers to stop shopping at retailers that sell Trump family brands.

What happened to the 6 quarterbacks drafted before Tom Brady in the infamous 2000 NFL Draft
# Six Of The Worst
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# Six Of The Worst

What happened to the 6 quarterbacks drafted before Tom Brady in the infamous 2000 NFL Draft

Feb 4th 2017, 11:30 AM 13,029 Views 3 Comments

#12 famously went 199th overall, in the sixth round of that year’s draft.

Here's how Vladimir Putin has a Super Bowl Ring
# Miscommunication
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# Miscommunication

Here's how Vladimir Putin has a Super Bowl Ring

Feb 3rd 2017, 11:30 AM 5,819 Views 6 Comments

And yes, you can blame the Patriots.

Roger Goodell avoids talking about Trump as his antics dominate Super Bowl build-up
# Super Bowl LI
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# Super Bowl LI

Roger Goodell avoids talking about Trump as his antics dominate Super Bowl build-up

Feb 2nd 2017, 8:50 AM 3,271 Views 3 Comments

And Tom Brady asked: “what’s going on in the world?”

Venus and Serena Williams' childhood coach on the moment he realised they could dominate
# Potential
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# Potential

Venus and Serena Williams' childhood coach on the moment he realised they could dominate

Jan 27th 2017, 10:07 AM 4,575 Views 1 Comment

Rick Macci was not overly impressed by the pair initially.

Big Ben says he'll sit down to think about whether to retire or go on for another NFL season
# Diminishing Returns
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# Diminishing Returns

Big Ben says he'll sit down to think about whether to retire or go on for another NFL season

Jan 25th 2017, 1:00 AM 4,149 Views 2 Comments

The Steelers quarterback says he will ” take some time away to evaluate next season — if there’s gonna be a next season”.

The NFL world says hotel fire alarms are a normal occurrence the night before facing the Patriots
# WEEWAW
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# WEEWAW

The NFL world says hotel fire alarms are a normal occurrence the night before facing the Patriots

Jan 24th 2017, 8:34 AM 9,714 Views 10 Comments

The New England Patriots are a franchise that…

Inside the 'paparazzi-proof' New York building where penthouses are selling for €50.5 million
# Property Porn
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# Property Porn

Inside the 'paparazzi-proof' New York building where penthouses are selling for €50.5 million

Jan 22nd 2017, 12:05 PM 30,325 Views 12 Comments

Jennifer Lawrence was just one celebrity who showed interest.

Russell Westbrook momentarily forgot the rules of basketball last night
# Welcome Traveller
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# Welcome Traveller

Russell Westbrook momentarily forgot the rules of basketball last night

Jan 19th 2017, 8:22 AM 7,769 Views 1 Comment

Sure look.

It looks like intelligence becomes much less important in a partner the older we get
# Age Old Problem
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# Age Old Problem

It looks like intelligence becomes much less important in a partner the older we get

Jan 17th 2017, 2:30 PM 13,453 Views 19 Comments

The older we get, the less stock we put in our partner’s intelligence a new study has found.

Take a look inside Taiwan's environmentally-friendly twisting tower
# Luxury Apartments
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# Luxury Apartments

Take a look inside Taiwan's environmentally-friendly twisting tower

Jan 15th 2017, 5:30 PM 21,021 Views 21 Comments

Trees and plants outside the building will absorb 130 tonnes of carbon dioxide emissions per year.

Whatsapp denies claims of a 'backdoor' into the messages of its 1 billion users
# Encryption
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# Encryption

Whatsapp denies claims of a 'backdoor' into the messages of its 1 billion users

Jan 14th 2017, 7:10 PM 18,575 Views 21 Comments

The Facebook owned company has flatly denied a report by The Guardian.

Here's why the British royal family doesn't use a surname
# MOUNTBATTEN WINDSOR
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# MOUNTBATTEN WINDSOR

Here's why the British royal family doesn't use a surname

Jan 14th 2017, 5:30 PM 90,912 Views 90 Comments

Before 1917, the family had no last name at all.

The Patriots are still enormous favourites to win the Super Bowl
# Favourite Backers
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# Favourite Backers

The Patriots are still enormous favourites to win the Super Bowl

Jan 12th 2017, 12:46 PM 5,457 Views 8 Comments

New England won the Vince Lombardi trophy in more than 50% of simulations.

Tennis match ends in 'farcical scene' as both players claim injuries after one game
# Strange Days
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# Strange Days

Tennis match ends in 'farcical scene' as both players claim injuries after one game

Jan 11th 2017, 10:34 AM 10,750 Views 3 Comments

The moves were made reportedly in order to bow out of the tournament ahead of the Australian Open.

Here's the weird contraption Aaron Rodgers uses to perfect his Hail Marys
# Full Of Grace
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# Full Of Grace

Here's the weird contraption Aaron Rodgers uses to perfect his Hail Marys

Jan 10th 2017, 4:20 PM 8,278 Views 4 Comments

The Packers quarterback nailed yet another deep ball attempt on Sunday.

HSBC's chairman says jobs will be shifted to 'France, Ireland or Holland' because of Brexit
# Financial Services
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# Financial Services

HSBC's chairman says jobs will be shifted to 'France, Ireland or Holland' because of Brexit

Jan 10th 2017, 1:32 PM 224 Views 0 Comments

The bank is worried about the loss of passporting rights.

HSBC chairman says jobs will move to 'France, Ireland or Holland' because of Brexit
# Brexit Wounds
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# Brexit Wounds

HSBC chairman says jobs will move to 'France, Ireland or Holland' because of Brexit

Jan 10th 2017, 1:27 PM 17,527 Views 54 Comments

The bank is worried about the loss of passporting rights.

They do things quite a bit differently at half-time in Florida
# Shooting Hoops
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# Shooting Hoops

They do things quite a bit differently at half-time in Florida

Jan 8th 2017, 4:19 PM 7,099 Views 4 Comments

On Saturday afternoon, the Florida Gators put on a half-time show with a difference.

There are 2,076 black holes lurking in this photo of deep space
# A Galaxy Far Far Away
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# A Galaxy Far Far Away

There are 2,076 black holes lurking in this photo of deep space

Jan 7th 2017, 2:00 PM 19,893 Views 60 Comments

The central region of this image contains the highest concentration of supermassive black holes ever seen.

Why a detox diet is possibly the worst way to kick off the new year
# Toxins
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# Toxins

Why a detox diet is possibly the worst way to kick off the new year

Jan 7th 2017, 9:00 AM 22,243 Views 31 Comments

Your liver and kidneys are a perfectly efficient system for filtering out the vast majority of the harmful substances we eat and drink.

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Russell Westbrook hit a ref in the head with the basketball and a former player says it was intentional

Jan 5th 2017, 8:02 AM 7,881 Views 1 Comment

The OKC star received a technical foul on the play.

The 76 million reasons NBA superstars are less likely to leave their teams in future
# Money Money Money
From The42
# Money Money Money

The 76 million reasons NBA superstars are less likely to leave their teams in future

Jan 4th 2017, 7:54 AM 6,629 Views 1 Comment

The NBA’s new collective bargaining agreement encourages players to stay with their current team.

Why pain feels more... well, painful in cold weather
# In Me Bones
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# In Me Bones

Why pain feels more... well, painful in cold weather

Jan 3rd 2017, 10:00 PM 52,156 Views 19 Comments

There may be biological reasons why pain feels more intense in the winter.

The 4 major life skills to learn by the time you are 18
# Hard Knock Life
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# Hard Knock Life

The 4 major life skills to learn by the time you are 18

Jan 3rd 2017, 6:00 PM 31,259 Views 34 Comments

A former Ivy League admissions interviewer says that these help students to thrive.

The co founder of Skype is backing a company building mini electric planes that take off vertically
# TAKE OFF
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# TAKE OFF

The co founder of Skype is backing a company building mini electric planes that take off vertically

Jan 2nd 2017, 1:00 PM 16,143 Views 29 Comments

You could fly to London in an hour.

Even the head of Google couldn't answer one of their interview questions
# Flummoxed
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# Flummoxed

Even the head of Google couldn't answer one of their interview questions

Jan 1st 2017, 9:00 AM 38,588 Views 20 Comments

You’re the captain of a ship that finds treasure…

The two-hour 'moonshot marathon' - a physical feat long thought impossible - could finally happen in 2017
# Just Do It
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# Just Do It

The two-hour 'moonshot marathon' - a physical feat long thought impossible - could finally happen in 2017

Dec 31st 2016, 2:00 PM 5,433 Views 4 Comments

Can the two-hour mark be beat?

With one week to go, 3 teams are battling for the final 2 NFL playoff spots
# Week 17
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# Week 17

With one week to go, 3 teams are battling for the final 2 NFL playoff spots

Dec 31st 2016, 11:26 AM 6,156 Views 3 Comments

The season is on the line for Detroit, Green Bay and Washington this weekend.

Formula One's new owners planning huge revamp in a bid to make it like Super Bowl
# Copycats
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# Copycats

Formula One's new owners planning huge revamp in a bid to make it like Super Bowl

Dec 29th 2016, 4:25 PM 6,845 Views 2 Comments

It is hoped the overhaul of the competition will boost sponsorship revenue.

I tried a headset that electrifies the brain to help athletes unlock new potential
# Head Games
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# Head Games

I tried a headset that electrifies the brain to help athletes unlock new potential

Dec 29th 2016, 9:30 AM 11,774 Views 4 Comments

Halo Sport claim to have a device that will help you get results in the gym.