Kobe Bryant goes out in style with 60 points

Kobe Bryant goes out in style with 60 points

(CNN)Fans’ final vision of Kobe Bryant in a purple and gold uniform was like many before as the Lakers’ legend scored a spectacular 60 points in his farewell NBA game.   The third-leading scorer in NBA history, hit in recent years by injuries that made too many of his final contests a struggle, completed his glorious 20-year career with the style that made him a five-time NBA champion.   The 37-year-old showed the tenacity, toughness and talent that made him one of the all-time greats in basketball history. And unlike…

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Sleeping with the fish: Underwater hotel on remote African island

Sleeping with the fish: Underwater hotel on remote African island

(CNN)Notch this up to Swedes and another ridiculously cool, innovative design.   This latest effort can be found off an African island and straightaway is placed high on that list of ‘amazing hotels I wish i could get to’ many travelers have.   Just off the coast of Tanzania, The Manta Resort on Pemba Island has added a beautiful, other-worldly underwater bedroom to their original 16-room offering. The new ‘digs’ opened for business this month, designed by Swedish company Genberg Underwater Hotels. They are the brains behind the The Utter…

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One of the wealthiest people on earth just announced he’s giving all his money to charity.

One of the wealthiest people on earth just announced he’s giving all his money to charity.

  This is Prince Alwaleed bin Talal. He’s CRAZY rich. Like, wealthier-than-the-entire-country-of-Paraguay rich. But don’t fret. He’s great, I promise. Read on… We feel you, Anne. GIF via “Love & Other Drugs.” …you should know Alwaleed uses a good chunk of his change to make the world a better place. The prince has given billions of dollars to various philanthropic efforts. His foundation has supported projects in 92 countries around the globe! And this week, he just stepped up his charity game even more. On July 1, 2015, Alwaleed announced…

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Woman Rescues 21-Year-Old Cat Abandoned By Owner, To Give Him Best Remaining Days

Woman Rescues 21-Year-Old Cat Abandoned By Owner, To Give Him Best Remaining Days

At the sunset of his life, 21-year-old cat Tigger was abandoned by his human at a local veterinary surgery. Sad and confused, he couldn’t understand why. But then Adriene Nicole came along. Nicole saw his story on the Canton Neighbors page and decided to take him home. She wanted to give him the love he needed. Sadly, Nicole soon discovered that Tigger had kidney failure and a golf ball-sized tumor. But it didn’t hold Nicole back: “Though he has kidney failure and we found a tumor, he kicks it like…

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Bruce Springsteen Cancels North Carolina Concert Over Anti-LGBT Law

Bruce Springsteen Cancels North Carolina Concert Over Anti-LGBT Law

North Carolina’s controversial new anti-LGBT law doesn’t sit well with Bruce Springsteen.  The Boss, 66, has been thrilling audiences across the country on The River Tour with his E Street Band since the start of the year. Although he and his bandmates had been slated to perform at the Greensboro Coliseum on April 10, Springsteen announced Friday that he was canceling the show following North Carolina’s passage of House Bill 2, or HB2, last month.  Springsteen blasted the new legislation, which Gov. Pat McCrory signed into law March 23, in a…

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Kim Jong Un would really hate for you to watch this, which is exactly why you should.

Kim Jong Un would really hate for you to watch this, which is exactly why you should.

  (Click “Show Transcript” below to read her remarks in full.)   At 9 years old, she saw her friend’s mother punished for a crime that in most countries is just a normal, everyday activity. This is just one reason North Koreans live in fear for their lives. Yeonmi’s own mother was forced to make a horrible compromise to protect her daughter. *Trigger warning: Discussion of rape.* And often, escaping into China isn’t even the safe haven it should be. As Yeonmi points out, there are about 300,000 North Korean…

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Danny Willett’s brother steals spotlight on Twitter after Masters 2016 victory

Danny Willett’s brother steals spotlight on Twitter after Masters 2016 victory

PJ Willetts stream of consciousness outpouring contained humour, profanity and unrivalled joy Danny Willett might have come from nowhere to take the Masters. But it was his brother, PJ, tweeting the final hours of the tournament from his home in Birmingham, who stole the spotlight. PJ Willett, who describes himself as Author. Teacher. Inexperienced Father on his Twitter profile, swore, drank and joked his way through the tense close to the four-day contest that saw his brother become only the second Englishman to wear the famous green jacket. His tweets…

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They’re being called ‘Walmart’s worst nightmare.’ And I *really* hope it comes true.

They’re being called ‘Walmart’s worst nightmare.’ And I *really* hope it comes true.

  Meet WinCo, a retail chain with just under a hundred stores in eight states. They’re growing fast and somehow manage to undercut Walmart’s “always low prices.” Compared to Walmart’s more than 4,000 stores in the U.S. alone, perhaps it’s a little premature to call them “Walmart’s worst nightmare.” But hopefully we can all agree it wouldn’t be such a bad thing for Walmart to lose more business to a company like this. Here are four ways WinCo is CRUSHING Walmart. 1. CUSTOMER SATISFACTION WinCo: Smart business model makes for…

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Kristen Bell called a little girl with brain cancer as Anna from ‘Frozen,’ and her dad taped it all.

Kristen Bell called a little girl with brain cancer as Anna from ‘Frozen,’ and her dad taped it all.

  A 6-year-old girl who is bravely fighting an incurable type of brain cancer just got a heartwarming pep talk … from “Frozen’s” Princess Anna of Arendelle. It came in the form of a voice message on her dad’s cell phone. But unlike most kids who get a “message from Anna,” it wasn’t a prerecorded tape or her mom doing a voice. “The actress left an adorable message in the voice of her Frozen character, Anna, for Avery Huffman, a 6-year-old who was recently diagnosed with diffuse intrinsic pontine glioma…

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People can’t get enough of this new organic, vegetarian fast food.

People can’t get enough of this new organic, vegetarian fast food.

  When you think about fast food, what comes to mind? If you’re like me, you probably start salivating as you imagine greasy burgers, gloriously deep-fried onion rings, and calorie-laden milkshakes. Yum. Basically, this. Image via Thinkstock. A new fast food restaurant in California is aiming to broaden that image by introducing a vegetarian option. Andy and Rachel Berliner, the founders of Amy’s Kitchen, originally launched their line of vegetarian frozen, canned, and prepackaged foods in grocery stores (you’ve probably seen Amy’s organic, vegetarian, and vegan food in your local…

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