Spotlight belongs to NFC – ESPN

ESPNThe NFC North will be determined when the Green Bay Packers visit the Chicago Bears in a 4:25 p.m. ET start. NBC flexed the Dallas-Philadelphia game to determine the NFC…

Cadence Call: AFC East & AFC North Week 17 game previews – Sports Injury Alert

Sports Injury AlertWelcome to Cadence Call where I give you my bootleg breakdown for each game in the AFC East and AFC North divisions. Last games of the 2013 regular…

‘Basketball Wives’ Star Evelyn Lozada Engaged To L.A. Dodgers’ Carl Crawford – Vibe

VibeGuess who’s taking their talents to Los Angeles? Evelyn Lozada’s recent engagement announcement has gossip mags musing if the reality TV veteran will move on to Real Baseball Wives of…

REFILE-Taiwan’s Fair Trade Commission fines Apple for price restrictions – Reuters

ReutersBy Michael Gold. TAIPEI Dec 26 (Reuters) – Taiwan’s Fair Trade Commission (FTC) fined Apple Inc $666,700 for restricting the prices charged by local telecom carriers for their iPhone contracts,…

Christmas Aboard The ISS; Spacewalk Followed By A Holiday Dinner (VIDEO) – Headlines & Global News

Headlines & Global NewsAstronauts aboard the International Space Station (ISS) spent their Christmas Eve conducting a rare space walk to swap out a failing part in the craft’s cooling system.…

Astronauts Celebrate Christmas in Space – American Live Wire

American Live WireThey may not be home to celebrate the holidays but their Christmas celebration is certainly out of this world. Six space travelers living in orbit are getting into…

Apollo 8 commander, now a Billings retiree, remembers historic Christmas flight – Ravalli Republic

Ravalli RepublicBILLINGS — On Christmas Eve of 1968, three men captivated the American public as they became the first humans to orbit the moon and snapped what would become one…

Green Bay Packers Vs. Chicago Bears 2013: Early Prediction And Preview For … – International Business Times

International Business TimesThe matchup became an unofficial NFC North title game when Green Bay and Chicago both lost on Sunday. Without Aaron Rodgers, the Packers were upended at home by…

‘Wolf’ a howl, but not much bite – Philly.com

Philly.comTHE BUCKET-SHOP swindler whose story is told in “The Wolf of Wall Street” is now a “motivational” speaker, but he’s got nothing on Martin Scorsese. Though conceived as a put-down…

Martin Scorsese Heckled At The Wolf Of Wall Street’s Academy Screening At The … – International Business Times

International Business TimesActors Leonardo DiCaprio (L) and Jean Dujardin (R) pose with director Martin Scorsese during a photo shoot for their film “The Wolf of Wall Street” in Paris on…

Falcons vs. 49ers 2013 recap: Navorro Bowman sends San Francisco to the … – SB Nation

SB NationSan Francisco went up 27-17 late in the fourth quarter, but Atlanta responded. The Falcons drove 80 yards for a touchdown to cut the lead to 27-24. The Falcons…

‘Massive’ reservoir of melt water found under Greenland ice – BBC News

BBC NewsResearchers say they have discovered a large reservoir of melt water that sits under the Greenland ice sheet all year round. The scientists say the water is stored in…

RSA Denies Snowden’s Claims That It Accepted $10 Million From The NSA For … – International Business Times

International Business TimesAn RSA SecurID dongle used for internet VPN tunnelling is seen in Toronto on Dec. 18, 2013. Reuters. RSA, the cybersecurity arm of EMC Corporation (NYSE:EMC), categorically denied…

Melt Water Discovered Under Greenland Ice Sheet, Reservoir Trapped ‘Like The … – International Business Times

International Business TimesGreenland is home to the second largest sheet of ice in the world, behind Antarctica. Creative Commons. Scientists were blown away to find liquid water in one of…

Japanese Team Dominates Competition to Create Rescue Robots – New York Times

New York TimesHOMESTEAD, Fla. — An international competition to pave the way for a new generation of rescue robots was dominated by a team of Japanese roboticists who were students…

iOS 7 Untethered Jailbreak Now Available – TechCrunch

TechCrunchA team of iOS programmers called Evasi0n have jailbroken that latest iPhone/iPod/iPad operating system, iOS 7.0.4. Jailbreaking allows uses to install home-brew software and run unapproved apps from the Cydia…

Sean “Diddy” Combs Dances With Daughters at Birthday Slumber Party to … – E! Online

E! OnlineSean “Diddy” Combs is really loving BeyoncĂ©’s new album. The hip-hop mogul posted an adorable video of himself dancing (and teaching his daughters how to dance) to the song…

Bayern Munich beats Raja Casablanca to win Club World Cup – SI.com

SI.comThe European champion added a record fifth title of the year to its trophy cabinet with the Club World Cup win. Chris Brunskill Ltd/Getty Images. MARRAKECH, Morocco (AP) Bayern Munich…

DNA of Oldest Flowering Plant Solves Darwin’s Evolution Mystery – Science World Report

Science World ReportOne of Darwin’s mysteries may have been solved thanks to the sequenced genome of the Amborella plant. Scientists have discovered why flowers suddenly proliferated on Earth millions of…

Sex, gluttony and hoarding marked evolution of flowering plants – Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles TimesNever mind the selfish gene – the cellular family history of the oldest living species of flowering plants is marked by enough sex and gluttony to earn a…

Amborella Gene Explains Flower Evolution since 160 Million Years Ago – Headlines & Global News

Headlines & Global NewsA genome of a flowering plant may pave the way to improving the health and cultivation of major food crops. (Photo : Flickr). A genome of a…

Supernovae hundreds of times brighter than normal observed – UPI.com

UPI.comSANTA BARBARA, Calif., Dec. 18 (UPI) — U.S. astronomers say they’ve discovered two supernovas 10 billion light-years from Earth that are 100 times more luminous than a normal supernova. Scientists…

Mack Brown: I did it with ‘integrity and class’ – USA TODAY

USA TODAYMack Brown said Sunday that he decided to step down as head coach at Texas because there were too many distractions, too many negatives to continue, that staying on…

Heisman Trophy debate: Will anyone challenge Jameis Winston? – The Star-Ledger – NJ.com

The Star-Ledger – NJ.comIt was only a year ago. Remember all the hoopla leading up to and following Johnny Manziel’s Heisman victory? Johnny Football had slayed the dragon, becoming the…

NASA’s Juno Captures Earth-Moon Dancing [Videos] – Nature World News

Nature World NewsNASA’s Juno has captured a video that shows Earth and Moon in a cosmic dance. (Photo : NASA/JPL-Caltech). A latest video by the U.S. space agency NASA shows…

BCS’ last hurrah: Florida State-Auburn provides little controversy – USA TODAY

USA TODAYIn their pursuit of perfection, the Florida State Seminoles say the opponent really didn’t matter. According to coachspeak, the opponent is always faceless; the real battle is against a…

San Francisco 49ers have hatred in hearts toward Seahawks – USA TODAY

USA TODAYBetween the San Francisco 49ers and Seattle Seahawks, who play Sunday at Candlestick Park, the words are harsher and the hits are harder. It might have started as a…

Scary smart! Clever crocodiles, alligators use sticks to lure prey – Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles TimesAs if crocodiles and alligators weren’t terrifying enough, scientists have discovered that these ancient, sharp-toothed beasts are incredibly cunning. So clever that they use lures to trap and…

Astronomers Find Water On Five Exoplanets, But Can They Support Life? – International Business Times

International Business TimesAstronomers detected water on five exoplanets by taking infrared wavelength measurements of their atmospheres. Flickr/wonderlane. Scientists recently detected water in the atmospheres of five exoplanets – planets outside…

Evelyn Lozada Is Pregnant! Basketball Wives Star Shows Off Baby Bump on the … – E! Online

E! OnlineEvelyn Lozada has moved on in a big way following her divorce from ex-hubby Chad Johnson last year. The 37-year-old Basketball Wives star is pregnant! While vacationing in Maui…