Let the Copa commence!

On 19 April 1960 the cherished South American cup competition we now know as the Copa Libertadores […]



Zenit stall in title bid

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15 surreal pictures of Chinese ‘nail houses’ whose owners refused to cave to developers

Some homes are built out of spite. Others are left standing as a form of protest. In […]

Kelly Clarkson & Josh Groban’s ‘Phantom Of The Opera’ Duet Is Musical Magic

Josh Groban and Kelly Clarkson have some of the strongest voices in the music industry, so you […]

Corporate default rates are at their lowest levels in modern history

Ever since the financial crisis, companies have been either cutting back on debt or refinancing their debt […]

MTV Cancels ‘Eye Candy’

MTV’s crime thriller “Eye Candy” has been canceled after one season, star Victoria Justice announced to fans […]

Here’s what the first ‘Star Wars’ spinoff movie will be about

We finally know what the first “Star Wars” spinoff film, “Rogue One,” will be about. On the […]

Opera review: Rising star Simone Osborne a tour-de-force in Lucia di Lammermoor

Edmonton Opera’s production of Donizetti’s Lucia di Lammermoor puts paid to any fears that the budget consciousness […]

If You Watched Leaked ‘Game Of Thrones’ Episodes, HBO Might Be Coming After You

Notices are coming. According to reports, HBO is tracking down the people who watched those leaked “Game […]

Nonprofit Boards Prepare — The Millennial Workforce Is Coming!

In January, I presented a well-viewed post on the potential impact on the nonprofit board if a […]

‘Anne Of Green Gables’ Star Jonathan Crombie Dead At 48

Jonathan Crombie, best-known for his role as Gilbert Blythe in the “Anne of Green Gables” television mini-series, […]

How our diets have changed in the last 22 years

The world’s diet consists of vastly more meat, dairy, and sugar than it did two decades ago. […]

48 days to go

48,817 fans watched Japan beat USA on penalties at the FIFA Women’s World Cup Germany 2011 Final […]

The 25 business schools that offer the most financial aid

Read the piece here » Join the conversation about this story » read more >>> Source : […]

12 Things You Didn’t Know About ‘Game Of Thrones,’ According To The Cast

With “Game of Thrones” deviating so much from the books this season, it’s easy for all fans […]

Wolfsburg stumble, Hamburg lose fifth straight

Second-placed Wolfsburg had Kevin de Bruyne to thank as his late equaliser sealed a 1-1 home draw […]

Here’s the concept art that inspired the robot from the year’s best sci-fi movie

Artificial Intelligence has become a popular topic in movies recently, ranging as far in themes from gun-toting […]

Mark Hamill found out the name of the new ‘Star Wars’ movie online

When we learned the name of the next “Star Wars” movie back in November, star Mark Hamill […]

‘Unfriended’ may sound dumb, but it’s actually brilliant

It would be easy to write off “Unfriended” as a modernized rip-off of a number of earlier […]

City return to winning ways, Spurs beat Newcastle

Manchester City strengthened their grip on fourth place in the Premier League with a 2-0 win at […]

CREDIT SUISSE CEO: Here’s ‘what makes your career move’ on Wall Street

Credit Suisse CEO Brady Dougan has had a dynamic career on Wall Street, and in a recent […]

How Can We Learn from Success Without Some Way of Telling Who’s Successful?

For a bit more than a decade American educators have had an unprecedented opportunity to find successful […]

5 Communications Lessons Learned Working at an Anti-Poverty Nonprofit

By: Caroline Avakian The United Nations Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) are the world’s targets for addressing extreme […]

Stunt coordinator for Netflix’s ‘Daredevil’ describes how he made that mind-blowing single shot fight scene

This weekend, Netflix launched its highly anticipated original series of Marvel’s “Daredevil.” It’s an amazing show. Gritty, […]

We unboxed Apple’s brand new sleek gold MacBook — and it left us a little confused

Click for the story > Join the conversation about this story » read more >>> Source : […]

Facebook’s WhatsApp Hits 800 Million Users — 1 Billion By Year-End?

WhatsApp now has 800 million monthly active users, continuing a pace of growth that may put the […]

Post-Apocalypse Hacker Film Jackrabbit — All Style and No Substance

The thing is — when you go to a film festival world premier, you know that you […]

A GI Bill for Millennials

President Obama’s proposal to provide free tuition for community college students has provoked a healthy discussion about […]

In Canada’s Inuit Territory of Nunavut: Nanook of the North on the Looney Front – Part 1

As the last blogs were on Greenland in the depths of winter, here is a series on […]

Trippy back in time with Spoon River

The influences are only there to inform, as this band makes each track stand on its own […]

A Step Forward in Washington, a Step Back in New York

Something stunning happened this week in Congress. The Senate’s Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee voted 22-0 […]

A Look at Coursera, The Shaw Academy and Lynda.com: Which One Stands Out?

The success of online learning has been growing at a steady pace over the past years. Schools […]

Stunning Photos Show Italy Like You’ve Never Seen It Before

A new exhibition in Milan gathers together some absolutely stunning views of Italy, depicting the tourist mecca […]

Accor acquires Fastbooking

French global hotel giant Accor has taken over Fastbooking, a French technology company which helps hotels market […]

Starwood debuts luxury collection in Japan

Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide have opened Suiran, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Kyoto. Owned by Mori Trust, […]

Marriott Hotel Georgetown opens its doors

The 197-room Guyana Marriott Hotel Georgetown has opened its doors. Located in the heart of Georgetown where […]

Watch These Timid Chimps Look Both Ways Before Crossing The Road

Look both ways before you cross the street! That life-saving precaution was drilled into us as children […]

Music Review: Soprano Miriam Khalil sings lustrous mix of the familiar and the Arabic

Young Lebanese-Canadian lyric soprano Miriam Khalil has started to make a name for herself on Canadian opera […]

VIDEO: Fighting dengue fever in Sao Paulo

The Brazilian authorities in Sao Paulo are fighting a large outbreak of dengue fever that has killed […]

Countdown to summer: Your exclusive Weight Watchers eating plan – Part One

WHETHER you want to get into a bikini in time for your next holiday, buy a new […]

Supplements can halt Alzheimer’s in groundbreaking dementia prevention treatment

THE FIRST treatment to arrest the development of Alzheimer’s disease has been revealed by University of Oxford […]

Labour warns of fewer nurses in NHS

There will be 2,000 fewer NHS nurses in England over the next four years according to projections, […]

Ben Affleck Reportedly Asked PBS To Censor His Slave-Owning Ancestor

The PBS series “Finding Your Roots” is all about uncovering the ancestry of the show’s celebrity guests. […]

Me2 Orchestra strikes the right note on mental illness

“We like to defy stereotypes on all levels,” bipolar conductor Ronald Braunstein says of Me2 Orchestra. The […]

Eyebrows raised over porn films shot during Rockfest in Montebello

Most festival organizers expect a certain amount of debauchery to go on at their events. But Amnesia […]

White House Correspondents’ Dinner Buries The Lede — Its Student Scholarships

WASHINGTON — What’s the most important thing that happens at the annual White House Correspondents’ Association Dinner? […]

Online Reputation Management, CEOs and the Age of Gender Discrimination Litigation

By: Shannon M. Wilkinson Ellen Pao’s lawsuit against venture capital firm Kleiner Perkins vividly illustrates how CEOs […]

9 Ways ‘Wasting Time’ Can Boost Your Career

A 2014 survey from Salary.com said that 89 percent of workers waste at least some time at […]

15 Color-Drenched Photos That Will Make You Taste The Rainbow

“Sunset is still my favorite color, and rainbow is second,” young poet Mattie J.T. Stepanek once said. […]

The Most Fitness-Friendly Cities in America

Photo credit: flickr Summer is almost here and with it, many people are looking to get in […]

A famous poet’s advice for college graduates in this 177-year-old commencement speech is still surprisingly relevant

Colleges around the country have already lined up impressive graduation speakers like Apple’s Tim Cook to inspire […]

How to invest your cash if you’re convinced the stock market is about to tank

Time.com recently published a column advising a 33-year-old from Los Angeles who was trying to decide what […]

The Importance of ‘I’ in Team

We’ve all heard motivational speakers tout the fact that there is no “I” in team. The clever […]

The explosion of ETFs has been unstoppable

The growth of Exchange Traded Funds has been unstoppable. In a note Friday, Goldman’s Robert Boroujerdi pointed […]

More angry parents are having their kids opt out of Common Core tests: “I think that you’re kind of turning your kids into little soldiers.”

More parents in New York are pulling their kids out of controversial Common Core standardized tests. Students […]

Car loan amounts, terms climbing

More consumers are purchasing new and used cars with auto loans, and those loans are for higher […]

One Man Calculated The Ultimate NYC Walking Tour

Exploring all of New York City is hard, whether you live there or you’re just visiting for […]

FTC: Let’s talk ‘sharing economy’

The government wants to know what consumers think about businesses like Uber and Airbnb. read more >>> […]

Mövenpick reveals 2017 Dubai Media City debut

Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts has revealed plans to open its first property in Dubai Media City in […]

Viceroy Dubai Palm Jumeirah appoints general manager

Viceroy Hotel Group is appointing Mikael Svensson as General Manager of Viceroy Dubai Palm Jumeirah, ahead of […]

‘One-size-fits-all’ on obesity opposed

Doctors need to move beyond ‘one-size-fits-all’ approach to tackling obesity, say scientists in Sheffield. read more >>> […]

Airline food across the classes: Ever wondered what the other half are eating?

Unless you have led a life something akin to Sir David ‘Concorde’ Frost’s, the chances are you […]

This Controversial Chinese Company Wants To 3-D Print Your Next House

SUZHOU, China — Walking through WinSun’s show lot in the Suzhou Industrial Park, one gets a glimpse […]

Hey Indiana, It’s the Money Honey!

The worst thing to come out of Indiana is the boneheaded and hateful Religious Freedom Restoration Act; […]

Hey Indiana, It’s the Money Honey!

The worst thing to come out of Indiana is the boneheaded and hateful Religious Freedom Restoration Act; […]

The most expensive ice cream in the world is sold in Dubai — and it costs $817 a scoop

Scoopi Cafe in Dubai serves a desert called “Black Diamond,” which is considered to be the most […]

All the Doors to Hollywood and How to Open Them – Make-Up

What is it like to be a Make-Up Artist? What do you do? “I love it”, says […]

Concert preview: Local hip-hop artist Rellik lives The Dream at Mercury Room

Edmonton hip-hop artist Rellik (a.k.a. Bill LeBlanc) is standing on the sunny football field of McNally High […]

The Driving Force Behind America’s Car Company Is German

If you’re under 40 years old the once iconic American brand Cadillac is probably just a faded […]

Hyundai Helped A Teen Send A Loving Message To Her Astronaut Father — All The Way In Space

It takes more than a pen and paper for 13-year-old Stephanie to send a message to her […]

After SaaS: Opportunities for Next-Gen CRM

Over the past 15 years, Salesforce.com has risen to be the undisputed leader in CRM. However, says […]

Parma revival comes to an end at Genoa

Genoa rose to seventh in the Italian Serie A table after beating bottom-club Parma 2-0 thanks to […]

Lyon go top of Ligue 1 after defeating Bastia

Lyon went back to the top of Ligue 1 after second-half goals from Mohamed Yattara and captain […]

Cody Simpson Breaks Out His Guitar For ‘FourFiveSeconds’ Acoustic Cover

Three of music’s biggest artists helped turn “FourFiveSeconds” into a hit. Cody Simpson decided to tackle it […]

What It Takes to Break a World Record: The Story of Michael Wardian

What do the most successful people have in common? What is the force that drives excellence? In […]

Why Smaller Teams Are Better Than Larger Ones

This is going to be a two-part post. In this first part, I want to share research […]

‘RuPaul’s Drag Race’ And Logo Launch Keyboard App

“RuPaul’s Drag Race” just changed the texting game! We all already find great pleasure in using “Drag […]

‘RuPaul’s Drag Race’ And Logo Launch Keyboard App

“RuPaul’s Drag Race” just changed the texting game! We all already find great pleasure in using “Drag […]

‘Live From New York!’ Filmmakers Explain How ‘SNL’ Perfected The Art Of Political Satire

The new documentary “Live From New York!” chronicles the undying cultural relevance of “Saturday Night Live,” a […]

Grandma and Grandpa Updated Their Status

Worldwide, seniors are largely neglected by brands and marketers. The tendency is to focus on the youthful, […]

Participating in a Somber Greek Orthodox Good Friday

In the Greek Orthodox tradition, the events of Good Friday begin late Thursday night, and proceed step […]

Here’s how Floyd Mayweather spends his millions

Floyd Mayweather is the world’s highest paid athlete. Here’s how the boxer spends his money. Produced by […]

A Picture Postcard From Inle Lake, Myanmar

If it weren’t for the noise pollution of the single cylinder inboard diesel engines, you would swear […]

Where’s the Color?

There’s a famous 1980s hamburger TV commercial where a little old lady opens the bun of a […]

Top 10 Trending Legal Careers

For several years, one of the biggest shifts in the legal job market is the steady demand […]

Cobie Smulders Goes Topless On Women’s Health Cover

Cobie Smulders shows off her slim figure while going topless on the cover of Women’s Health‘s May […]

Banks are bailing on the student loan business and it couldn’t come at a worse time

Some of the world’s biggest banks, including JP Morgan, Bank of America, and US Bancorp, are withdrawing […]

12 Life Lessons You Can Learn From Crossing the Street in Vietnam

(Photo: Thinkstock/iStock) In cities like Hanoi or Saigon where pedestrian crossings are merely something to speed over, […]

A Personal Perspective on Increasing Support for Victims of Campus Assault

I am survivor of domestic violence. It has taken me many years to feel comfortable writing that. […]

The state of the US labor market in 2 sentences from the Federal Reserve

“Difficulty finding skilled workers was frequently reported. Districts noted modest upward pressure on wages and overall prices.” […]

Classical music review: Baritone Hugo Laporte and the OSM

Winners of OSM Standard Life Competition are rarely fully formed, and this is even truer for young […]

103-Year-Old Woman Finally Receives Her High School Diploma

A 103-year-old Wisconsin woman has achieved something she’s “always wanted”: she’s become a high school graduate. At […]

The 5 Most Spectacular National Park Road Trips

by Valerie Conners, Condé Nast Traveler Nothing gets us more excited for summer than the prospect of […]

A behind-the-scenes look at Saturday Night Live — the comedy institution created by a ‘strange Canadian’

“Live From New York!“ explores the show’s early years and follows its evolution from a cult comedy […]

Welcoming School? Yes Please!

Switching my kids’ school was the best thing we’ve done in their young lives thus far. While […]

You Should Always Know the Kind of Plane You’re on — Here’s Why

(Photo: Shutterstock/hxdyl) Always know your plane. The type of aircraft on which you’re flying can have a […]

Bank of Canada governor no fan of Spock doodles

The governor of the Bank of Canada may be a big Star Trek fan, but he’s not […]

Obama: Ebola Still a Danger

President Barack Obama says there has been “great progress” in the fight against Ebola in West Africa, […]

A key analyst at the hedge fund that took on Marissa Mayer just quit

Cristiano Amoruso, an analyst at hedge fund Starboard, is leaving the firm for a new gig at […]

Dennis Quaid’s viral meltdown was actually part of this Funny or Die prank

On Tuesday, what appeared to be a cell phone video of Dennis Quaid flipping out and yelling […]

Marillion: the complete conversation

Frontman Steve Hogarth speaks about the British art-rock stalwarts’ return to Montreal for their biennial weekender, which […]

‘Grand Theft Auto’ was almost a totally different game

Imagine a “Grand Theft Auto” game where, instead of causing mayhem, you’re the one stopping it. Every […]

Mother, Son Coauthor Children’s Book on Autism

As her son grew up, Anita Rollinson dreamed of writing a book about his struggle with Asperger’s […]

Ontario auto insurance rates down, but a long way from Liberal target

Ontario’s finance minister says auto insurance rates in Ontario have declined seven per cent since 2013 — […]

‘It’s Always Sunny’ star Charlie Day gave one of the funniest commencement speeches of all time

This year’s commencement speakers have already been chosen, and it’s going to be hard for them to […]

New Hampshire voters are teasing Chris Christie with ‘Bridgegate’ and ‘Sopranos’ jokes

New Hampshire residents aren’t cutting New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (R) any slack. Christie faced jokes about […]

Mother, Son Coauthor Children’s Book on Autism

Eighteen-year-old Burnie Rollinson has Asperger’s syndrome, which is an autism spectrum disorder. People with Aspergers have difficulty […]

Samsung cozies up to Apple with new dedicated display team

After years of accusations and litigation, the once-frosty relationship between Apple and Samsung is thawing. The two […]

Exolens for iPhone 6 review: Lens kit widens your iPhone 6’s point of view

ExoLens is a lens system built for the iPhone 6, intended to give you more shooting flexibility […]

This type of college is most at risk to financial pressures

Education policy leaders indicated in a recent report that small private colleges with fewer that 1,000 students […]

Yahoo reportedly close to purchasing Foursquare

In an effort to boost its mobile offerings, Yahoo is reportedly finishing up a deal to buy […]

4 ways a surging dollar rattles world economies, markets

The US dollar hasn’t been on a roll like this since Ronald Reagan sat in the White […]

For Microsoft, hardware and OS consistency key in Surface 3

With the upcoming Surface 3, Microsoft is ending experimentation and bringing back hardware and OS consistency across […]

Nokia in Alcatel-Lucent buyout

Nokia has agreed to purchase French rival Alcatel-Lucent in a deal worth €15.5bn. Both companies back the […]

Huawei’s P8 and P8max get all-metal designs, improved camera

Huawei Technologies is betting its all-metal P8 and the P8max will help the company make further inroads […]

Here’s the most likely outcome of any lawsuit a University of Virginia frat files against Rolling Stone

A University of Virginia fraternity is planning to sue Rolling Stone over a retracted article claiming its […]

Tottenham to play MLS All-Stars

Tottenham Hotspur announced that they will play Major League Soccer’s All-Stars at Dick’s Sporting Goods Park in […]

36 Hours: What to Do in Left Bank, Paris

The Right Bank may be more international and trendy, but sometimes you want to pretend you’re inside […]

A college with 11 students just canceled all of its classes for next semester

A struggling historically black college has suspended all of its classes for the upcoming semester, the Knoxville […]

Barcelona, Chelsea, Man Utd set for USA games

The ten-team line-up for this year’s International Champions Cup, a friendly tournament held in the USA, was […]

International Wellness Tourism Shows High-Growth and High-Yield

GWI data also revealed that global inbound wellness tourism trips will grow twice as fast each year […]

What travel rewards program is best? An expert weighs in

Travel expert Patrick Sojka ranks the best travel rewards programs for Canadians. read more >>> Source : […]

Wilshere: Everyone is fighting for a place

Arsenal midfielder Jack Wilshere has continued his path to recovery from minor corrective ankle surgery and is […]

Exports from International Tourism Rise to US$ 1.5 Trillion in 2014

International tourism receipts increased by US$ 48 billion in 2014 to reach a record US$ 1,245 billion. […]

U.S. Hotel Construction Pipeline for March 2015 Up 13.7% over 2014

There are 3,566 projects totaling 433,589 rooms Under Contract in the United States, according to the March […]

US Employees’ Worries About Finances Persist Despite Economic Growth

Employee financial wellness improves yet financial stress and retirement readiness concerns linger read more >>> Source : […]

A bunch of teens used Skype to meet and learn from kids from all over the world

“The World Is As Big Or As Small As You Make It” is a documentary by Loki […]

Bayern cruise, Wolfsburg secure Champions League spot

Bayern Munich defeated Eintracht Frankfurt 3-0 at home to move one step closer to a third consecutive […]

‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ director explains why Snapchat is so successful

“Guardians of the Galaxy” director James Gunn is extremely open to experimenting with social media platforms to […]

Gunners close gap on Chelsea, Villa win

Arsenal defeated Burnley to keep their faint title hopes alive, while Tim Sherwood’s Aston Villa claimed a […]

Rebel Wilson Says ‘Pitch Perfect 3′ Is Happening

“Pitch Perfect 2″ hasn’t even been released yet, and pre-production on “Pitch Perfect 3″ is already underway. […]

This hidden subplot of ‘Game of Thrones’ spells out the real trouble for the Lannisters

Season 5 of “Game of Thrones” premieres on Sunday, April 12 at 9PM ET on HBO. To […]

Why This Major Venture Capital Firm Has No Female Partners

Even Marc Andreessen has trouble attracting women to his $4 billion venture capital firm. The venture capital […]

Bill Maher On Anti-Gay Christian Views: ‘They Literally Believe This Stuff’

Bill Maher slammed fundamentalists for their anti-gay views and adherence to Scripture on Friday night. During “Real […]

35 places to visit while the euro is at an 11-year low

Click here to see the story » Join the conversation about this story » NOW WATCH: Beautiful […]

Where Have All the Teachers Gone and How Do We Get Them Back?

Where have all the teachers gone? It’s the title of a recent story featured on NPR’s All […]

FK Krasnodar claim derby honours in battle for second

FK Krasnodar defeated rivals Kuban Krasnodar 3-2 to move to within seven points of Russian Premier League […]

A hedge funder is selling his massive Brooklyn condo for $32 million because it’s ‘just a little bit too spread out’

A hedge funder and his wife are selling their massive penthouse apartment in Brooklyn Heights for $32 […]

Here’s how the stars of ‘Fast and Furious’ have changed over the years

Click for the story > Join the conversation about this story » read more >>> Source : […]

TheFuturein5 Episode 29: Should We Focus on Work/Life Balance or Work/Life Integration?

This episode of the Future in 5 takes a look at whether we should focus on work/life […]

Get a Little Bang for Your Baht: 10 Nearly Free Things to Do in Chiang Mai

College Tourist – Author: Sam Corio, Cal Poly in San Luis Obispo, California. Studying abroad is an […]

Collaborations provide sweet musical results

Brother Sun. The modern-day equivalent of the troubadours with guitars that shaped the sounds of the 70’s, […]

Isaiah Washington Wants A Hillary Clinton/Michelle Obama Ticket In 2016

In what comes as a surprise to no one, Hillary Clinton is expected to announce on Sunday […]

Disruptive passenger forces Air Canada flight to land in Ireland

A Toronto-bound Air Canada flight was forced to divert to Ireland after a passenger became disruptive. read […]

One Thing You Didn’t Notice About Bane In ‘The Dark Knight Rises’

As far as bad guys in franchises go, they don’t get much better than Bane. The “Dark […]

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