Sports
Sports

2017 - Verdicts on NFL players' stats on pace for greatness - and failure
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Todd Gurley's bounce-back season. Eli Manning's historic sack rate. Kareem Hunt's incredible big-play start. Which early-season outliers will keep pace -- and which are just too crazy to stretch to 16 games?

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‘The pressure is just really insane’: Youth tennis has a cheating problem - The Washington Post
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Rising costs, parental pressure and a lack of umpires all contribute to a major issue for the sport at the youth level.

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NFL 2017 Week 3 Power Rankings - Let's be optimistic - Atlanta Falcons, Kansas City Chiefs and Pittsburgh Steelers top our board
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The #Falcons shook their 28-3 demons (for now). The #Chiefs are living up to the Week 1 hype. Even the #Jets have a reason to hope. Here's how our experts stack all 32 teams after two weeks. #NFL

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Is Eli Manning done? The Giants’ offense is so bad, it’s hard to know the answer. - The Washington Post
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The #Giants' offense around Eli #Manning is so bad it's impossible to determine his role in the debacle.

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Colin Kaepernick finally speaks: 'I'm ready right now' to return to the NFL - CBSSports.com
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Does #Kaepernick still want to play football? 'I've never stopped,' says the polarizing QB

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Marshawn sideline dance 'demoralizing' for New York Jets
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Several #Jets players admitted they were embarrassed and angered by Marshawn #Lynch's sideline dance, which was caught on the JumboTron.

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Jacoby Brissett to start at QB for Indianapolis Colts
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The #Colts are making a change at quarterback for Week 2, going with Jacoby #Brissett over Scott #Tolzien against the #Cardinals, a source told ESPN.

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GGG vs Canelo: What time does the fight start tomorrow and who is predicted to win?
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What is it? #GGG #Canelo

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Ranking NFL players with most money to gain, lose with 2017 performances
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No, it's not the future Hall of Famer in this photo who could be in for a payday based on how he plays (or doesn't) this season. It's his backup. Here's why, plus several more guys with a lot on the line.

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Raptors center Jonas Valanciunas backs up in SI rankings
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The #Raptors' most useful trade chip is Jonas #Valanciunas. What's he worth, and should he be gone at all? It goes against my grain to think about Toronto Ra...

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Art & Design
Art & Design

Aerial Images of Vibrant Landscapes by Photographer Niaz Uddin | Colossal
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Niaz Uddin is a photographer, director, and filmmaker that explores a variety of natural landscapes from high above. His color-saturated photographs explore crowded beaches and remote tide pools, capturing each of the scenic environments fr...

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The iPhone X and Digital Lighting Will Change Photography Yet Again
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There's a feature tucked away in the new iPhones that doesn't seem to be getting a lot of traction, but it represents a massive sea change in photography.

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Synchronistic Images Captured in Soviet Era Swimming Pools by Photographer Maria Svarbova | Colossal
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Photographer Maria Svarbova is fascinated by the sterile, geometric aesthetic of old swimming pools, especially those built during the Socialist Era in her native country of Slovakia. Each scene she photographs is highly controlled, from th...

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The Beauty of Car Photography: A Look Through the Eyes of Easton Chang
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Meet Easton Chang, an internationally recognized car photographer. In this 5-minute profile by SmugMug Films, get a glimpse into how Chang captures incredi

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What Your Future Burial Outfit Says About You- Racked
http://www.racked.com/2017/9/18/...

Clothes you're dying to wear.

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Nikon promotes camera with 32 male-only guest photographers | Newshub
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The company claimed all of the women invited to take part "were unable to attend". #Nikon

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The Best Science Photographs Of 2017 Have Been Revealed And They're Incredible | IFLScience
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The opportunity was given to thousands to capture fascinating images related to science, and they didn't disappoint. This year's Royal Photographic Society

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9 Fall Items We Like So Much We Buy ’Em in Multiples- Racked
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Think cool socks and warm turtlenecks.

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A Massive Mural by Ella & Pitr Depicts a Refugee Seeking Passage in France | Colossal
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French duo Ella & Pitr (previously) tackle the gravity of the global refugee crisis in their latest mural, Le Naufrage de Bienvenu/The Shipwreck of Bienvenu. The massive outdoor work reaches over 47 meters (154 feet), scaling the surfa...

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Snappr raises $2M to grow its on-demand photography service|TechCrunch
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Snappr, the on-demand photography service that was part of YC’s Winter ’17 batch, has closed $2M in seed funding. Investors include Airtree Ventures (the..

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Politics
Politics

Taibbi on the Madness of Donald Trump - Rolling Stone
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Matt Taibbi writes: the pressures of the presidency have pushed Donald #Trump to the edge, but is he crazy enough to be removed from office?

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Republicans aren’t voting for Graham-Cassidy. They’re just voting for Obamacare repeal. - Vox
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"Apparently no one cares what the bill actually does." #Obamacare

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Why Trump’s threat to ‘totally destroy’ North Korea is extraordinary - even for him - The Washington Post
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The oddly chosen colloquialisms masked what was a pretty astounding escalation of his rhetoric. #Trump #NorthKorea

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Clinton Won't Rule Out Questioning Election, But Says No Clear Means To Do So : NPR
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Hillary Clinton tells Fresh Air the mechanism for such a challenge does not exist in the U.S. "and usually we don't need it." She also says she is "optimistic about our country, but I am not naive." #HillaryClinton

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Trump’s Popularity Has Dipped Most In Red States | FiveThirtyEight
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There are no national elections for president in the United States. Democrats relearned that lesson the hard way in 2016, when President #Trump won the Electoral…

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Terror and trade top agenda for Justin Trudeau’s meeting with British PM - National | Globalnews.ca
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Prime Minister Justin #Trudeau and British Prime Minister Theresa May met on Parliament Hill Monday as she makes her first visit to Canada.

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Parsons Green: Underground blast a terror incident, say police - BBC News
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Twenty-two people are injured after an "improvised explosive device" was detonated on a District Line train in south-west London.

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Parsons Green: Theresa May scolds Trump for terror tweets - BBC News
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The British Prime Minister says it is not "helpful for anybody to speculate" on investigations. #May #Trump

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Trump’s latest tweetstorm signals major concessions may lie ahead - The Washington Post
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No wonder the immigration hard-liners are screaming bloody murder about it.

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Trump Hasn’t Dismantled Obama’s Legacy Yet — And May Not Ever | FiveThirtyEight
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Sometimes it seems as though President #Trump is rapidly reversing much of what Barack #Obama did as president. But he really isn’t — at least not yet. The Trump…

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Science & Tech
Science & Tech

What if Everything You Think About Cats Is Wrong?
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A study of feline behavior shows that cats can be taught—despite their reputation for being untrainable and aloof.

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iPhone 8 Reviews: Should You Upgrade or Wait for iPhone X? | Variety
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The critics have weighed in on Apple’s new #iPhone 8 and 8 Plus, delivering a consensus that they’re perfectly good smartphones — but not game-changing breakthroughs. Reviewers noted that the iPhone…

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Incredible Images of Saturn and Its Moons From the Cassini Probe - IGN
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Images of the dramatic rings and some of Saturn's moons were sent back to Earth before Cassini went dark.

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What A Doctor Calls A Condition Can Affect How We Decide To Treat It | FiveThirtyEight
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Want to see a group of parents shudder? Whisper that your kid has “pinkeye.”

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See the Last Pictures From the Cassini Mission to Saturn | National Geographic - National Geographic
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As the spacecraft neared its fiery doom, it captured some beautiful images. #Cassini

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Tesla May Tease a Second Car Alongside its Semi-Truck Reveal Next Month - The Drive
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#Tesla has something special up its sleeve when unveils its semi-truck next month.

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Cassini's Grand Tour
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Follow along with the NASA spacecraft and its 13 years of amazing discoveries in our immersive 3-D experience.

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'Our Saturn years' - Cassini-Huygens' epic journey to the ringed planet, told by the people who made it happen - BBC News
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The space probe Cassini-Huygens' epic journey to the ringed planet, told by the people who made it happen

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Hilarious, spectacular EVE betrayal destroys player group, costs trillions | Ars Technica
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Infighting and Cold War-style espionage led to largest theft in game’s history. #EVE

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