August 2014 Archive

Here's How Americans Spend Every Minute Of Their Days

How many Americans are shopping, watching TV or working at any given moment of the day? A new interactive chart, built by e-commerce company Retale ...

Even Some Humanitarian Hounds Are Getting In On The Ice Bucket Challenge

The ALS ice bucket challenge has taken the world by storm as people have dumped buckets of ice over their heads for an important cause. ...

Swatting Hoax: ’15 Year Old “Swatted” Gamer Convicted of Domestic Terrorism; 25 Years to Life in Prison’ is Fake; Paul Horner Not Real

An article saying 15-year-old gamer “Paul Horner” was sentenced to 25-years-to-life in a federal prison is fake. The bogus piece was published on National Report, ...

In Relationships, Be Deliberate

A report released  from the National Marriage Project at the University of Virginia looks at the many factors that predict a high quality marriage. One of ...

The Other Rock History

What makes an essential rock song? Musicologist Greil Marcus argues that it’s not the stature of the performer, but the degree to which a song ...

When Wildlife Documentaries Jump The Shark

Networks like the Discovery Channel have been criticized for pushing entertainment at the cost of science, with fake “documentaries” about everything from mermaids to mythical ...

Sterling says Clippers deal started with two numbers

In an exclusive interview with The Associated Press, Shelly Sterling offered details about negotiating one of the richest deals in sports after her husband’s racist ...

Thompson leads US to 114-54 dispatch of Finland in Worlds

Klay Thompson scored a team-high 18 points as Team USA decimated Finland, opening its World Cup title defense with a 114-54 romp.

Peavy's no-hit bid for Giants broken up in eighth

Jake Peavy was in the zone for the Giants Saturday night, dealing strikes to the Brewers’ order before his no-hit bid was broken up in ...

Peavy flirts with no-hitter, Giants pull out 3-1 win

Jake Peavy was lights out Saturday night against the Brewers, striking out eight batters and allowing one hit en route to the Giants’ 3-1 victory.

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