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15 Frivolous Lawsuits That Prove Our Justice System Is Screwed
Instead of being happy that people think he looks like Michael Jordan, Alan Heckard is mad. He says he feels uncomfortable hearing people make the constant comparisons, and it was causing emotional pain and suffering. It was especially galling when fellow gym-goers accused Heckard of playing ball like Jordan. So, in 2006, he sued Michael Jordan for $416 million. He also sued Nike for the same amount on the grounds that they made Jordan a recognizable celebrity. Heckard eventually dropped the suit.
Top 10 Movie Pickup Trucks
It wouldn’t be summer without blockbuster movies, and it wouldn’t be a blockbuster movie without a featured car or truck. Already well into this summer’s movie season, here’s our list of the Top 10 Movie Pickup Trucks. When the Soviets, Cubans and Nicaraguans invade the United States in passenger jets, which vehicle is going to save you and your friends? A red-blooded Chevy pickup truck, of course. Patrick Swayze pilots this short-wheelbase K10 through the backroads of Colorado as he and his high-school buddies take on the entire Red Army. Wolverines!
9 Coco Tweet Roundup: 9/14/2012
Twitter is an online social networking service and microblogging service that enables its users to send and read text-based messages of up to 140 characters, known as "tweets". It was created in March 2006 by Jack Dorsey and launched that July. The service rapidly gained worldwide popularity, with over 500 million active users as of 2012, generating over 340 million tweets daily and handling over 1.6 billion search queries per day. Since its launch, Twitter has become one of the top 10 most visited websites on the Internet, and has been described as "the SMS of the Internet." Unregistered users can read tweets, while registered users can post tweets through the website interface, SMS, or a range of apps for mobile devices.
20 Things You Didn’t Know About Bill Murray
It’s taken Bill Murray a long time to get where he is right now. The place that I’m referring to is on top of the world. As someone who’s played some of our generations (and previous generations) favorite characters, we think you’ll be happy to know that the man in real life is just as interesting as some of the characters you’ve come to associate him with. So why not join us in celebrating the 62nd birthday of a man we’ve all come to love by checking out some little-known facts about Bill Murray in the slideshow below.
5 Best Alarm Clocks
The best alarm clock is the one that wakes you up, right? If that's the case, how to you choose the best alarm clocks from the worst ones? Whether you just use your smartphone to wake you, or you prefer a specific make and model with multiple alarms and gentle-waking features, this week we're going to look at five of the best alarm clocks available, based on your nominations. Earlier in the week, we asked you which alarm clocks you thought were the best, and which ones you used when it was time to get up from a night's sleep or a power nap. You gave us some really killer nominations this week—way more than we could feature, even though we were rooting for some of the underdogs. Even so, here are your top five.
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Top 10 Video Game Music
Music knows no boundaries. Even a video game song can be as captivating as one composed by Michael Jackson. In fact, video game music is soon been recognized for its soothing yet powerful music themes. It is generally a mixture of many genres of music like rock, jazz, classical, Caribbean, ambient etc. There are a lot of different styles of video game music, let us have a look at them.
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7 Things I Learned From Building My First Desktop PC
My mission to buy a desktop PC started out simple: I wanted a powerful work computer with support for three monitors. Getting a PC within my budget seemed reasonable. But then, temptation set in. With a slightly better processor and graphics card, this desktop could play the latest video games. And with a solid state drive instead of hard disk storage, everyday work performance would be breezier. Of course, boosting those specs at any configure-your-own PC site made the final price skyrocket. After days of searching for a powerhouse PC under $1,000, I admitted the truth to myself: If I wanted it, I’d have to build it.
20 Ways Islamic Inventors Changed The World
From coffee to cheques and the three-course meal, the Muslim world has given us many innovations that we take for granted in daily life. As a new exhibition opens, Paul Vallely nominates 20 of the most influential- and identifies the men of genius behind them
10 Natural Remedies for Athletes Foot
Athlete’s foot is a fungal infection that usually thrives in warm, damp places. The fungus, Tinea pedis, grows between the toes, on top of the feet, on toenails and between the fingers. White patches, scaly patches, and redness are all indicative of the fungus. Symptoms of athlete’s foot may include itching, burning, stinging and inflammation. Athletes foot fungus frequents public showers and locker rooms, indoor swimming pools and health clubs, and it is very contagious. Contact with shoes or socks containing the fungus, wet floors, or exercise equipment (remember it can live between fingers too) can spread it.
20 Most Influential Scientists Alive Today
Scientists are perhaps the most influential people in the world today. They are responsible not only for the great practical advances in medicine and technology, but they also give us a deep understanding of what the world is and how it works. Their role in shaping the worldview of our culture is unrivaled. Below is SuperScholar’s list of the twenty living scientists that we regard as having most profoundly influenced our world.