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Sunday, May 24, 2015

Nepal landslides spark fear of flash floods

11 minutes ago - Guardian
Villagers evacuated after landslips block fast-flowing river, with emergency workers hoping to drain water masses before they destroy scores of homes... by Jason Burke in Delhi and Ishwar Rauniyar in Kathmandu

Mass graves of suspected trafficking victims found in Malaysia

11 minutes ago - Guardian
Police discover 30 large graves containing remains of hundreds of people in two places in northern state of Perlis Mass graves and suspected human tra... by Reuters

Gloria Steinem and female activists cross Korean demilitarised zone

11 minutes ago - Guardian
Women Cross DMZ group traverses border between North and South Korea, despite suggestions they were being used as propaganda tools by PyongyangAn inte... by Agencies

Is Muslim Turkey Ready to Elect First Gay Lawmaker?

23 minutes ago - MSNBC Top Stories
Turkey appears poised to elect its first openly gay member of parliament in next month's elections by Alastair Jamieson and Aziz Akyavas

 

Elephant snatches camera, takes excellent 'elphie'

3 minutes ago - CNN Top Stories
Plenty of tourists have snapped a selfie of themselves posing with an elephant during their travels. Even U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry has done...

Local media: Burundi opposition figure shot dead in capital

8 minutes ago - Yahoo News
KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — The leader of a Burundi opposition party was killed Saturday by unknown assailants in the nation's capital, Bujumbura, local...

Cannes celebrities protected by seagull-deterrent falcons

8 minutes ago - Yahoo News
CANNES, France (AP) — As Mary J. Blige walked outside with her entourage and Mads Mikklesen sipped his chilled glass of wine, the VIP guests of Cann...

Nepal landslides spark fear of flash floods

11 minutes ago - Guardian
Villagers evacuated after landslips block fast-flowing river, with emergency workers hoping to drain water masses before they destroy scores of homes... by Jason Burke in Delhi and Ishwar Rauniyar in Kathmandu

 

Business

Critics attack China draft security law

1 hour 46 minutes ago - Financial Times
Law would criminalise free speech and religious practices, say opponents

Suffering Australian miners turn to pot

2 hours 14 minutes ago - Financial Times
Embattled resource groups swap mechanical diggers for hemp hothouses

Push for $15/Hour Minimum Wage Sees Some Success

1 hour 11 minutes ago - MSNBC Business
A movement for a $15 minimum wage that even some supporters considered a pipe dream is gaining momentum

Asia-Pacific And Latin America, A Continent Adrift -- What Happened?

2 hours 30 minutes ago - Forbes
In 1998 I went to Brazil on behalf of IMD to give presentations on China and globalization with possible ramifications for Brazil and Latin America. M...

US protests after officer cleared of shooting

4 hours 43 minutes ago - Financial Times
Police in riot gear make arrests in Cleveland after demonstrators rally against acquittal

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Fashion

The Best Off-Carpet Style at Cannes

2 days ago - The Cut
Lupita in Gucci, Doutzen in Dior, Liya Kebede in Proenza: We've seen these women walk the red carpet at Cannes for the past few days by way of every s...

This Is What the Color White Smells Like

2 days ago - The Cut
Meet the perfect complement to your summery white jeans and sneakers: Byredo's roll-on oil in Blanche (French for white, you'll note). It's an extensi...

Kendall and Cara Partied Hard in Cannes

2 days ago - The Cut
This week, celebrities jetted off to Cannes to wear high heels, make new friends by the pool, and also attend some pretty fancy parties. Earlier in th...

The Best Daytime Looks at Cannes

2 days ago - Fashionista
There's something about a chic cocktail dress against the French Riviera that feels so timeless, elegant and cool

The Men of Chocolate City Will Melt Your Brain

2 days ago - The Cut
Right before the first trou drops in Chocolate City, strip-club owner and emcee Princeton (Michael Jai White) asks an audience of screaming, fiending...

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Food

North Carolina Pulled-Pork Barbecue

6 hours 54 minutes ago - epicurious
Recipe from Gourmet

Grilled Bread Salad With Sweet Peppers and Onions

Yesterday - epicurious
Recipe from Bon Appétit

Kale Caesar Salad with Creamy Parmesan Dressing

2 days ago - Simply Recipes
Everyone loves a good caesar salad. It’s all about the garlic, the parmesan, the crisp romaine lettuce, and crunchy garlicky croutons, right? Well,...

Grilled Asian Chicken With Bok Choy, Shitake Mushrooms, and Radishes

2 days ago - epicurious
Recipe from Bon Appétit

Fingerling Potato Salad

3 days ago - epicurious
Recipe from Bon Appétit

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Games

NASA finds distant galaxy shining as bright as 300 trillion suns

2 hours 47 minutes ago - Joystiq
Ever tried looking at the sun with your bare eyes? Too bright, right? Now imagine looking at something with the brightness of 300 trillion suns. That'...

Human gene sequencing gets an official yardstick

5 hours 33 minutes ago - Joystiq
Gene sequencing, once a rare feat, is pretty common these days... but how do you know that your DNA data is up to snuff? As of now, there's an easy wa...

NASA patched Curiosity rover's autofocus problem over the air

Yesterday - Joystiq
Pardon me while I say something that might not be entirely popular: Software updates are pretty awesome. Maybe not so much for game consoles, but, I d...

Firefox browser for iOS is almost ready for testing

Yesterday - Joystiq
It's been a long time coming, but Firefox for iOS is nearly here... in a manner of speaking. Mozilla has revealed that it's about to conduct a "limite...

CIA shuts down program using spy satellites to track climate change

Yesterday - Joystiq
For most of the past two decades, a handful of climate change scientists have had the CIA's MEDEA (Measurement of Earth Data for Environmental Analysi...

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Health

The Life-Saving Power of Purpose

Yesterday - Yahoo Health
I worked with a functional doctor and spent four months of my writing salary on 20 different tests to find the underlying cause of my depression. One...

How I Learned To Orgasm

Yesterday - Yahoo Health
I was elated by how good my body felt, but of course I didn’t realize exactly what I was doing or even why I liked it so much. 

4 Things Men Hide From Their Wives

Yesterday - Yahoo Health
It’s not that he’s stewing in his own closet of skeletons (let’s hope, at least), but your guy might need a little help expressing himself when...

5 Incredibly Fun Ways To Make Up After A Fight (Yes, Including Sex)

Yesterday - Yahoo Health
There are better ways to bring a fight to an end than a quick hug-it-out session and a simple “I’m sorry.”

Depression Linked to Death of Many Heart Failure Patients

Yesterday - Health
SATURDAY, May 23, 2015 (HealthDay News) — Depression significantly increases the risk of death in heart failure patients, a new study finds. Heart f...

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Humor

Comic for May 24, 2015

Less than a minute ago - Dilbert Daily Strips
Dilbert readers - Please visit Dilbert.com to read this feature. Due to changes with our feeds, we are now making this RSS feed a link to Dilbert.com

The 6 Shittiest Ways People Have Woken Up From A Bender

Yesterday - Cracked
By Kevin Phelan Published: May 23rd, 2015 

6 Worst Kinds Of Sex Partners

Yesterday - Cracked
By Felix Clay Published: May 23rd, 2015 

5 Things You Learn After Getting Shingles

Yesterday - Cracked
By Gladstone Published: May 23rd, 2015 

22 Beloved Franchises That Completely Went Off The Rails

Yesterday - Cracked
By CRACKED Readers Published: May 23rd, 2015 

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Movies

Ant-Man Cast – A Look at the Characters

6 hours 27 minutes ago - Coming Soon
Find out who's who in the upcoming Marvel film, hitting theaters on July 17 The post Ant-Man Cast – A Look at the Characters appeared first on Comin...

Alicia Vikander in Talks for Assassin’s Creed and the Next Bourne

6 hours 55 minutes ago - Coming Soon
Both films are coming to theaters in 2016 The post Alicia Vikander in Talks for Assassin’s Creed and the Next Bourne appeared first on ComingSoon.ne...

The Martian: First Look at the Ridley Scott Film Starring Matt Damon

Yesterday - Coming Soon
The new action adventure is coming to theaters on November 25 The post The Martian: First Look at the Ridley Scott Film Starring Matt Damon appeared f...

First Official Look: Astronaut Matt Damon in 'The Martian' Movie

Yesterday - First Showing
Nice orange suit there, Mr. Damon. Coming to theaters later this year is Ridley Scott's next sci-fi movie, The Martian, adapted from Andy Weir's novel...

Frank Grillo Wraps on Captain America: Civil War

Yesterday - Coming Soon
The film will debut in theaters May 6, 2016 The post Frank Grillo Wraps on Captain America: Civil War appeared first on ComingSoon.net

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Music

Dear Future Husband - Single - Power Music Workout

Yesterday - Apple iTunes Top 25 New Releases
Dear Future Husband - Single Power Music Workout Release Date: May 20, 2015 Total Songs: 2 Genre: Fitness & Workout Price: $2.58 Copyright ℗ 2015 Po...

Can You Feel It - Single - Power Music Workout

Yesterday - Apple iTunes Top 25 New Releases
Can You Feel It - Single Power Music Workout Release Date: May 20, 2015 Total Songs: 2 Genre: Fitness & Workout Price: $2.58 Copyright ℗ 2015 Power...

Jessica Smith TV - Classical Cardio Jam - Power Music Workout

Yesterday - Apple iTunes Top 25 New Releases
Jessica Smith TV - Classical Cardio Jam Power Music Workout Release Date: May 19, 2015 Total Songs: 12 Genre: Fitness & Workout Price: $5.99 Copyright...

Waiting for Love - Single - Avicii

2 days ago - Apple iTunes Top 25 New Releases
Waiting for Love - Single Avicii Release Date: May 22, 2015 Total Songs: 1 Genre: Dance Price: $1.29 Copyright ℗ 2015 Avicii Music AB under exclusiv...

Black Magic - Single - Little Mix

2 days ago - Apple iTunes Top 25 New Releases
Black Magic - Single Little Mix Release Date: May 21, 2015 Total Songs: 1 Genre: Pop Price: $1.29 Copyright ℗ 2015 Simco Limited

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News

Elephant snatches camera, takes excellent 'elphie'

26 minutes ago - CNN Top Stories
Plenty of tourists have snapped a selfie of themselves posing with an elephant during their travels. Even U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry has done...

Local media: Burundi opposition figure shot dead in capital

27 minutes ago - Yahoo News
KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — The leader of a Burundi opposition party was killed Saturday by unknown assailants in the nation's capital, Bujumbura, local...

Cannes celebrities protected by seagull-deterrent falcons

24 minutes ago - Yahoo News
CANNES, France (AP) — As Mary J. Blige walked outside with her entourage and Mads Mikklesen sipped his chilled glass of wine, the VIP guests of Cann...

Is Muslim Turkey Ready to Elect First Gay Lawmaker?

40 minutes ago - MSNBC Top Stories
Turkey appears poised to elect its first openly gay member of parliament in next month's elections

German police confirm 6 killed in Alpine guesthouse fire

49 minutes ago - Yahoo News
BERLIN (AP) — Police in Germany say they have recovered the bodies of six people killed in a fire at a guesthouse in the Alps

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Politics

What Hillary said in her lucrative speeches remains a mystery

Yesterday - Politico
A speech from Hillary Clinton was rarely a simple one-time transaction

Republican Rivals Skirt Specifics on Plans to Fight ISIS

Yesterday - New York Times Politics
A picture has emerged of a field of declared and likely candidates that sound hawkish about fighting the Islamic State, yet are reluctant and even eva...

Ben Carson Captures Early GOP Straw Poll

Yesterday - MSNBC Politics
He won the presidential straw poll at the Southern Republican Leadership Conference on Saturday with 25.4% of the vote

Carson captures southern Republican straw poll

Yesterday - CNN Politics
Retired neurosurgeon Ben Carson handily won the Southern Republican Leadership Conference straw poll on Saturday, the first major survey to take the t...

DOJ to review Cleveland police shooting

Yesterday - CNN Politics
The Department of Justice announced Saturday that it will review the 2012 shooting of an unarmed black couple by a white police officer in Cleveland

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Pop Culture

'Flintstones' Voice Actor Dies at 91

5 hours 42 minutes ago - Extra
"Flintstone ... you're fired!"Before Donald Trump, Mr. Slate was the most famous workplace terminator, and a memorable part of the classic animated se...

Kendall Jenner Flaunts Some Serious Underboob!

6 hours 53 minutes ago - Perez Hilton
Kendall Jenner is all about her boobs this week!! On Saturday, Kenny showed off some ample underboobage after making some disparaging comments about h...

A Real Housewives Star Makes A Controversial Comment About The Josh Duggar Molestation Scandal — Find Out Who Said The Debatable Words HERE!

Yesterday - Perez Hilton
It seems like everyone has something to say about the 19 Kids & Counting scandal, including celebrities. [ Related: TLC Is Considering Firing Josh To...

Sharon Osbourne Is Taking A Break From The Talk After Collapsing From Exhaustion! Deets HERE!

Yesterday - Perez Hilton
Sharon Osbourne is taking a well deserved break! The Talk co-host is taking a hiatus from the daytime talk show in the wake of a frightening incident...

Chelsea Handler Tries To Free Her Nipples Once Again On Instagram! Check Out Her Topless Vacation Pictures HERE!

Yesterday - Perez Hilton
Chelsea Handler is at it again! The comedienne is set to perform at the Atlantis in the Bahamas this weekend, so she needed some well deserved r&r. To...

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Science

Watch This Superfast Raider Helicopter Take Its First Flight

2 days ago - Pop Sci
Early this morning in West Palm Beach, Florida, a brand-new helicopter took its first flight. Made by Sikorsky, the S-97 Raider is designed as a futur...

Google Tone Shares Links To Computers Within Earshot Using Beeps And Boops

2 days ago - Pop Sci
A new Chrome extension, called Google Tone, released this week makes it possible to share a URL with another computer in the room using a series of be...

Robots Need Your Brain Power To Get Smarter

2 days ago - Pop Sci
Roboticists are enlisting humans to help make robots smarter, by training them over the internet. RobotsFor.Me is a small project with major potential...

Ride Along On SpaceX’s Emergency Pad Abort Test [Video]

2 days ago - Pop Sci
May 6 was a big day for SpaceX. The date marked the first critical test of the company’s Crew Dragon capsule, the vehicle SpaceX is making that will...

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T.V.

Watch the Most Incredible Wheel of Fortune Solves Ever

Yesterday - TV Guide
Wheel of Fortune has seen its share of skilled solves over the years, but these are without a doubt the most mind-blowing ones ever.With only an apost...

Sofia Vergara's Ex Preparing to Seek Custody of Frozen Embryos

Yesterday - TV Guide
The battle over Sofia Vergara's frozen embryos is just getting started.On Friday, a judge ruled that the Modern Family star's ex-fiancé Nick Loeb can...

Report: 19 Kids and Counting Might Continue Without Josh Duggar

Yesterday - TV Guide
TLC has pulled 19 Kids and Countingfrom its schedule, but the network is allegedly still considering continuing the show in the wake of Josh Duggar's...

Sharon Osbourne Taking Break from The Talk After Collapsing

Yesterday - TV Guide
Sharon Osbourne is taking a hiatus from co-hosting The Talk after she collapsed earlier this weekend, People reports.Shows you need to watch - and wh...

Oh No! Matthew Goode Exits The Good Wife

2 days ago - TV Guide
Looks like Kalinda isn't the only one leaving The Good Wife!Matthew Goode, who plays attorney Finn Polmar, is not returning to the show as a series re...

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Technology

Turns Out There a Lot of Academics Studying Photo Filters

1 hour 46 minutes ago - Wired
There's way, way more behind why we use filters and love to look at them than you thought. The post Turns Out There a Lot of Academics Studying Photo...

Thanks, OpenTable, But I Like Being an Anonymous Diner

1 hour 40 minutes ago - Wired
Paying your tab with an app is hassle-free, but the convenience comes at a cost. The post Thanks, OpenTable, But I Like Being an Anonymous Diner appea...

NASA finds distant galaxy shining as bright as 300 trillion suns

2 hours 47 minutes ago - Engadget
Ever tried looking at the sun with your bare eyes? Too bright, right? Now imagine looking at something with the brightness of 300 trillion suns. That'...

Human gene sequencing gets an official yardstick

5 hours 33 minutes ago - Engadget
Gene sequencing, once a rare feat, is pretty common these days... but how do you know that your DNA data is up to snuff? As of now, there's an easy wa...

Elon Musk didn’t like his kids’ school, so he started his own

Yesterday - Venture Beat
Elon Musk didn’t like his kids’ school, so he started his own, the inventor and entrepreneur said in an interview on Beijing Television. The schoo...

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U.S.

UK's Labour Party says it won't try to block EU referendum

42 minutes ago - US News
LONDON (AP) — Britain's opposition Labour Party says it won't try to block a referendum on whether Britain should remain in the 28-nation European U...

Video purports to show kidnapped Chinese tourist in Pakistan

1 hour 41 minutes ago - US News
DERA ISMAIL KHAN, Pakistan (AP) — A militant video purports to show a Chinese tourist kidnapped by the Taliban in Pakistan a year ago asking for his...

Negotiator: Iran agrees to 'managed access' to nuclear sites

1 hour 25 minutes ago - US News
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — An Iranian nuclear negotiator says his team has agreed to grant U.N. inspectors "managed access" to military sites as part of a...

The Latest: Golden oldies breaking records at French Open

52 minutes ago - US News
PARIS (AP) — The latest from the French Open, the year's second Grand Slam tournament at Roland Garros:

German police confirm 6 killed in Alpine guesthouse fire

49 minutes ago - US News
BERLIN (AP) — Police in Germany say they have recovered the bodies of six people killed in a fire at a guesthouse in the Alps

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World

Nepal landslides spark fear of flash floods

37 minutes ago - Guardian
Villagers evacuated after landslips block fast-flowing river, with emergency workers hoping to drain water masses before they destroy scores of homes...

Mass graves of suspected trafficking victims found in Malaysia

27 minutes ago - Guardian
Police discover 30 large graves containing remains of hundreds of people in two places in northern state of Perlis Mass graves and suspected human tra...

Gloria Steinem and female activists cross Korean demilitarised zone

23 minutes ago - Guardian
Women Cross DMZ group traverses border between North and South Korea, despite suggestions they were being used as propaganda tools by PyongyangAn inte...

Meat market: the rise of premium burger joints in Britain

19 minutes ago - Guardian
With an increasing number of fancy fast food restaurants opening across the UK, we look at the businesses that are spoiling diners for choice Britain...

Greece 'cannot afford IMF repayment'

28 minutes ago - BBC
Greece will not be able to make a debt repayment to the IMF due in early June as it does not have the money, the interior minister says

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Live News

Elephant snatches camera, takes excellent 'elphie' - CNN Top Stories
Plenty of tourists have snapped a selfie of themselves posing with an elephant during their travels. Even U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry has done ...

Local media: Burundi opposition figure shot dead in capital - Yahoo News
KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — The leader of a Burundi opposition party was killed Saturday by unknown assailants in the nation's capital, Bujumbura, local ...

Cannes celebrities protected by seagull-deterrent falcons - Yahoo News
CANNES, France (AP) — As Mary J. Blige walked outside with her entourage and Mads Mikklesen sipped his chilled glass of wine, the VIP guests of Cann...

Nepal landslides spark fear of flash floods - Guardian
Villagers evacuated after landslips block fast-flowing river, with emergency workers hoping to drain water masses before they destroy scores of homes ...

Mass graves of suspected trafficking victims found in Malaysia - Guardian
Police discover 30 large graves containing remains of hundreds of people in two places in northern state of Perlis Mass graves and suspected human tra...

Gloria Steinem and female activists cross Korean demilitarised zone - Guardian
Women Cross DMZ group traverses border between North and South Korea, despite suggestions they were being used as propaganda tools by PyongyangAn inte...