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Tom Cruise Wears Ray-Bans in 'Top Gun.' But These Are the Shades That Real Navy Pilots Prefer

Editor's note: This tour of small businesses across the country highlights the imagination, diversity, and resilience of American enterprise. Damian

Revenue Disparity Explains Pay Disparity Between Soccer World Cup's Men And Women

News today that France earned $38 million from FIFA for winning soccer’s World Cup in Russia, while the women’s champion in France this summer

'We welcome their hate': Bernie Sanders unveils 'anti-endorsement' list

(CNN) — Sen. Bernie Sanders has long bathed in the antipathy of his political enemies. Now, he's using their unkind words to bolster his progressive

Want a Happy Marriage? A New Study Says This Is the Stunning Number of Square Feet Your House Might Need (100 Square Feet Too Little May Ruin Everything)

Absurdly Driven looks at the world of business with a skeptical eye and a firmly rooted tongue in cheek. Good relationships are, in my troubled mind,

Breaking it down: What exactly is the gap in pay between USWNT and USMNT players?

The cheers rang down from the crowd in Lyon, France, on Sunday, as the U. S. women's soccer team celebrated its second consecutive World Cup title:

San Francisco Will Spend $600,000 to Erase History

SAN FRANCISCO — More than $8,000. That was the amount John Ashcroft’s Justice Department spent on blue curtains to cover up the busty Spirit of

A rare glimpse into the sweeping — and potentially troubling — cloud kitchens trend

Independent restaurant owners may be doomed, and perhaps grocery stores, too. Such is the conclusion of a growing chorus of observers who’ve been

How a trivial cell phone hack is ruining lives

On a Tuesday night in May, Sean Coonce was reading the news in bed when his phone dropped service. He chalked it up to tech being tech and went to

The Raspberry Pi Foundation unveils the Raspberry Pi 4

The Raspberry Pi 4 is here — and it’s an awesome upgrade. Earlier rumors said that it would take a while before a major Raspberry Pi upgrade, but

All-time NBA draft: Best player picked at every slot, from 1-30, in league history

Before the next batch of NBA newcomers makes the transition to the big leagues on Thursday (7 p. m. ET, ESPN), we're taking a step back and looking at

Facebook created a 'gateway drug' to introduce billions to cryptocurrency, experts say

Upon the announcement of Libra, Facebook also released a whitepaper detailing the technology behind the new digital currency. Many in the space

Cool camper van is like a hip apartment on wheels

As camper vans become increasingly popular, new custom conversion companies are popping up throughout North America. Unlike a manufactured van from

The Best Websites You Probably Don't Know About

“What is a website that everyone should know about but few people actually know about?” asks redditor tj007s13. This is a common question on

"Night Owls" Can Reset Their Body Clocks by 2 Hours Using a Simple Method

"We wanted to see if there were simple things people could do at home to solve this issue. "In February, scientists revealed hard evidence that night

Microsoft Excel can provide real-time stock data

You might use Excel to track your budget, but your investments? That's less likely when stock prices change from moment to moment. Now, though, you

These 6 Stocks in the S&P 500 Are Down at Least 50% — and Analysts Say Buy

May has been a reversal for what has otherwise been a good 2019 for U. S. stocks. It may be an opportunity to consider which stocks may have fallen

9 bad habits you must break to be more productive

Bad habits make you less creative and stifle your performance. Getting control of your bad habits is critical, and not just for productivity’s

Watching This YouTuber Restore Antiques Is Incredibly Satisfying - VICE

“I suffer from anxiety and have recently started watching your videos to relax. Its calming. Thank you,” one commenter wrote on YouTuber My

Social credit system coming to China, with citizens scored on behavior

A social credit system will go into effect next year across China, where every citizen will be scored based on their behavior. Good actions, like

This fan-made, nerd-approved edit of an iconic Star Wars scene took 2.5 years to make

Fast-paced editing, visual trickery, and extra footage make the iconic battle between Obi-Wan and Vader feel brand-new. One of the creators tells us

A Brutalist Apartment Draws Inspiration From a Concrete Bunker

Inspired by brutalism and the industrial heritage of Camperdown, this apartment for two design professionals evades warehouse conversion clichés. A

Microsoft launches a drag-and-drop machine learning tool

Microsoft today announced three new services that all aim to simplify the process of machine learning. These range from a new interface for a tool

Pig ‘Ebola’ Virus Sends Shock Waves Through Global Food Chain

Sign up for Next China, a weekly email on where the nation stands now and where it's going next. What started with a few dozen dead pigs in

Baking Soda Can Improve Your Athletic Performance

Adding baking soda to your pre-workout ritual could up your endurance, especially when it comes to certain types of exercise. If you have a box of