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Floyd Mayweather handily out-punches Manny Pacquiao in 12 rounds



Still undefeated.

Floyd Mayweather — now 48-and-0 — beat Manny Pacquiao in a 12-round unanimous decision Saturday night, easily dancing away from one straight-ahead flurry after another, racking up points by sticking counter-punches and staying off the ropes — the only place he looked even remotely vulnerable

“First off, I want to thank God for this victory,” Mayweather said after the decision was announced, with two judges scoring the fight 116 to 112, and one 118-110. “I want to thank all…

Sorry, no Periscoping Mayweather vs. Pacquiao



Periscope and Meerkat are ruffling the movie and TV industry’s feathers, even if they’re trying not to show it.

Believe it or not, it’s only been roughly six weeks since the twin live streaming platforms were introduced. They now boast hundreds of thousands of users each and are inching closer to the mainstream. Someone scrolling through the list of feeds will come across charged scenes of protest in Baltimore, countless refrigerators, and, on the afternoon of April 30, the campaign…

All the best fashion from this year’s Kentucky Derby



This year’s Kentucky Derby arrived with all the splendor of springtime

Attendees flocked to Churchill Downs on Saturday dressed in all manner of flora and fauna. As patrons of the annual event know, the fashion in the stands can command almost as much attention as the action on the track. This is one event where wallflowers need not apply

Taking a cue from classic southern belles, women paired wide-brimmed hats adorned with…

How to watch the NFL Draft at a bar, from your couch or in your bed



The NFL draft is about to kick off

But I’m not ready, you may be thinkingWhere do I watch it? How? When? Let us help.

For the first time since its inception, the NFL draft has left New York. Cities across the United States made bids for their chance to host the epic celebration with Chicago eventually winning out. The Windy City will host the three-day event starting on Thursday night

The first round

The first round will…

How to watch Microsoft Build’s opening keynote



Microsoft’s biggest event of the year is about to begin.

The company’s annual Build developer conference kicks off Wednesday with an opening keynote from CEO Satya Nadella and other top execs who will share the latest on Windows 10, HoloLens and more.

If you want to follow along with every second of the two and a half hour keynote, Microsoft will be streaming the entire event on Build’s website beginning at 8:30 a.m PT Wednesday.

The company…

Wimbledon bans selfie sticks for their ‘nuisance value’



LONDON — The wand of Narcissus took another blow Monday, with the news that Wimbledon is banning selfie sticks from its hallowed grounds.

In news that will come as a disappointment to fans of self portraits from the back row of the stands, the venue has joined the long list of stadiums, galleries and museums worldwide that have banned the things.

The All England Lawn Tennis Club (AELTA) warned that selfie sticks won’t be…

Americas Electric Grid Left Unprotected!


Red electric left unprotected against EMP and solar flares; It would take the US $ 2 billion to fix …
We here in America do not realize how old our infrastructure. See were the first in a number of areas. It was good, it gave us a great advantage over the rest of the world. The problem is that now a disadvantage. Its been over 50 years since our main electrical infrastructure has been established. Hurricane Sandy showed a flash of vulnerability. When the storm hit New York…

Why Iowa and New Hampshire are crucial in election season



As recently as the 1960s, no one really cared about the Iowa caucus. It was some also-ran contest buried amid other caucuses and primaries somewhere along the way to electing a president of the United States

Now, the caucus in Iowa is the all-important kickoff to election season, followed closely by the first primary in New Hampshire. And New Hampshire is arguably equally important, as it either affirms the frontrunner decided in Iowa or tempers the results of the first event with a…

Sony announces Xperia Z4 in Japan with little fanfare, few new features



Sony still hasn’t shut down or sold its mobile division, as recently rumored, but its phone events are definitely getting less glamourous. On Monday, the company announced a new flagship smartphone, the Xperia Z4, but only in Japan

For comparison, Sony launched its last flagship, the Xperia Z3, at an event during the IFA 2014 conference, held in Sept. 2014 in Berlin. It’s possible that Sony plans a separate, global launch for the Z4, but spilling the beans like this will definitely kill much…

Watch music lovers hunt for vinyl on Record Store Day



With plaid shirts, comfy shoes and high hopes, New York’s most eager vinyl enthusiasts gathered overnight Saturday outside the Rough Trade record store in Brooklyn. Their mission: Find awesome records

Record Store Day, an annual event held every third Saturday of April since 2007, celebrates the culture of independently owned record shops. Most of these locations distribute exclusive and discounted records.

Watch the madness go down in the video, above.

Did you attend any Record Store Day…