Yates: Fantasy football rankings for 2016
Only 36 holes remain in the 2016 PGA Championship, and if the first two rounds of the tournament are any indication then the field is set up for a sprint to the finish. Rain has made for a soft course which has allowed players to attack and post some low numbers. The field posted a lot of red numbers in the first 36 holes with a couple players even making a run at a major championship record 62.
The scoring has been led by Jimmy Walker and Robert Streb, who both sit tied for the lead at...
A blind street performer plays an accordion.
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In 1940, 25-year-old Genevieve Naylor, who had recently become one of the first female photographers hired by the Associated Press, received an assignment from the U.S. State Department to travel to Brazil.
With the war between the Axis and Allied powers expanding into a truly global conflict, the State Department’s Office of Inter-American Affairs was tasked with cultivating South American support...
The device you're using to read this story may have its roots in child labor.
In a society infatuated with tech, we rarely stop to think about how that tech is made. But many of the little parts that make up your favorite high-tech devices, advocates say, lead to a massive global inequality for children.
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Joost Kooijmans, a child labor specialist with UNICEF, says that some of the most serious child labor concerns...
Sniper Lyuba Makarova on the Kalinin front.
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When Germany invaded the Soviet Union in June 1941, hundreds of thousands of Soviet women sprang to join the war effort, enlisting as nurses, clerks, cooks — and snipers.
Over 2000 women were trained as sharpshooters and deployed to some of the most dangerous battlegrounds, far from their companies and required to lie still for hours to avoid detection and await the perfect shot.
Stories of their lethal nature and...
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Dine well on a dime.The Rib Man, Brick Lane
If you eat meat, and you like ribs (who doesn't?) then either you have tried Rib Man and are a convert, or you're in for a treat. He dishes up full racks, half racks, rib meat rolls and rib meat wraps of low and slow smoked happy pork. Get a rack from £8, or a roll for £7 – and grab a bottle of his hot sauce to take home.
Rib ManPadella, Borough Market
Padella will serve you the best...
The term may make you grit your teeth, but "thought leadership" can be more than just another bland marketing strategy.
CEOs and their marketing teams have long taken "thought leadership" to mean penning blog posts and taking speaking gigs—and so it does. But there's a much wider range of options out there, and the narrow few that most business leaders tend to tackle can make for diminishing returns and a whole lot of similar-looking content.
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One writer explains why companies are wrong to think flexible work and social responsibility have nothing to do with each other.
Plenty of companies do a lot of great work when it comes to corporate social responsibility. And many companies are generous with their flexible and remote work policies. But very few see these two things as having much, if anything, to do with each other.
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Belgian police on Friday arrested two men in connection with an anti-terrorism case, the Belgian federal prosecutor's office said.
HTC is raising the price of its VR headset in the UK thanks to Brexit. The company will increase the HTC Vive's price by £70 on August 1st, raising the price from £689 to £759. HTC is the third major tech company to raise prices in the UK due to the currency devaluation caused by Brexit, following up OnePlus and Dell, who hiked prices earlier this month.
The price increase doesn't apply to any other HTC products as of yet. But if you live in the UK and are interested in picking up an...
LONDON — In a desperate attempt to make the final hours before the release of the eighth Harry Potter story go a little bit quicker, we've decided to re-ignite an age-old debate: Are the Harry Potter films actually any good? And is it possible that they might actually be better than the books?
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In one corner we have Mashable UK's Lifestyle Reporter, Rachel — a big fan of the films who will be arguing...
Raiders general manager Reggie McKenzie has been rewarded with a four-year contract extension, owner Mark Davis said Friday night.
A medical transport plane crashed in northern California killing all four people onboard Friday.
For the first time in @MLB history, the 3-3-5 triple play: https://t.co/sN2aMyqdNs #ThrillOfTheGamehttps://t.co/SUvCxIWUHs— MLB (@MLB) July 30, 2016
It has been a great year for triple plays, and the Washington Nationals added another fine chapter to that story on Friday. Washington picked a perfect time to turn the first 3-3-5 triple play in MLB history, escaping a bases loaded jam to preserve a 4-1 lead.
Sometimes baseball is just a cruel sport. A ball hit right on the button that...
In just one week, the eyes of the world will be on Rio de Janeiro as the Olympic Games arrive in South America for the first time.
Butler enjoying his time in Chicago spotlight with Team USA
Virtus.pro and Mousesports both got second chances at the ELeague finals, beating out the other contenders in the last chance qualifiers and making it through the quarterfinals. The two Counter-Strike teams fought Friday night for a place in the grand finals, giving it their best until the very end.
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Virtus.pro made it through to Saturday's finals, but Mousesports put up a good fight. While Mousesports had some...