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Thursday, July 24, 2014

Everything You Need To Know About the 10% Brain Myth, Explained in 60 Seconds

1 minute ago - Wired
The new Luc Besson movie Lucy, starring Scarlett Johansson, opens in theatres countrywide tomorrow. It’s based on the immortal myth that we use onl...

The Scientific Case for Decriminalizing Sex Work

4 minutes ago - The Cut
Arguments in favor of decriminalizing prostitution often rely on empathy for sex workers themselves: Activist and journalist Melissa Gira Grant conten... by Erica Schwiegershausen

Weird Al Yankovic Scores With ‘Mandatory Fun’

5 minutes ago - New York Times Business
Weird Al Yankovic’s “Mandatory Fun” is the first comedy album to top Billboard’s album chart since 1963 by By BEN SISARIO

States Against E.P.A. Rule on Carbon Pollution Would Gain, Study Finds

5 minutes ago - New York Times Business
A new study found that Texas and Oklahoma would be among the biggest economic winners under a regulation proposed by President Obama to fight climate... by By CORAL DAVENPORT

 

Expense Report Data Show Delta, Marriott, National and Starbucks Top Travel Brands For Business Travelers

1 minute ago - Forbes
Certify, a travel and expense report software suite just released its quarterly SpendSmart Report detailing the most popular (by booking volume) opera... by Grant Martin

This Summer's 50 Most Surprising Flexible Jobs

1 minute ago - Forbes
Think that few jobs allow you to work from home or offer part-time hours? You'd be surprised by the many flexible opportunities out there now by Laura Shin

Market Crashes -- How to Manage Them

1 minute ago - Forbes
The fear of market crashes often causes far more harm to portfolios than the actual magnitude of the crashes. Keeping a perspective on how crashes wor... by Tim McCarthy

NBA Courtside at Home? Live Action Virtual Reality is Here and Better than Expected

1 minute ago - Forbes
William Gibson famously said, “The future is already here – it’s just not evenly distributed.” I’m guessing Gibson was probably referring... by Aaron Frank

 

Business

Expense Report Data Show Delta, Marriott, National and Starbucks Top Travel Brands For Business Travelers

21 minutes ago - Forbes
Certify, a travel and expense report software suite just released its quarterly SpendSmart Report detailing the most popular (by booking volume) opera...

This Summer's 50 Most Surprising Flexible Jobs

21 minutes ago - Forbes
Think that few jobs allow you to work from home or offer part-time hours? You'd be surprised by the many flexible opportunities out there now

Market Crashes -- How to Manage Them

21 minutes ago - Forbes
The fear of market crashes often causes far more harm to portfolios than the actual magnitude of the crashes. Keeping a perspective on how crashes wor...

NBA Courtside at Home? Live Action Virtual Reality is Here and Better than Expected

21 minutes ago - Forbes
William Gibson famously said, “The future is already here – it’s just not evenly distributed.” I’m guessing Gibson was probably referring...

Ingredients Of 'Nature's Perfect Foods' Will Terrify You

19 minutes ago - Forbes
Reading the ingredients list on food packaging has always answered some questions, while raising several others. Yes, it can be useful to know what e...

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Fashion

The Scientific Case for Decriminalizing Sex Work

21 minutes ago - The Cut
Arguments in favor of decriminalizing prostitution often rely on empathy for sex workers themselves: Activist and journalist Melissa Gira Grant conten...

Let Rose Byrne Show You How to Wear Harem Pants

Yesterday - Fashionista
She's just hanging

Essie Is the Latest Beauty Brand to Launch Vending Machines

Yesterday - Fashionista
Fewer calories than that mid-afternoon bag of M&M's! Mmmm... M&M's

Steff's Good Vibes Sweatshirt

Yesterday - Fashionista
One easy way to attain serenity now

'Vogue' Japan and 'Vogue' Korea's September Issues Are Covered With Supermodels

Yesterday - Fashionista
These are some stacked covers, y'all

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Food

Fried Chicken

8 hours 20 minutes ago - epicurious
Recipe from Epicurious

Grilled Butterflied Prawns with Sriracha-Lemongrass Butter

Yesterday - epicurious
Recipe from Epicurious

Squash Blossom Quesadillas

2 days ago - Simply Recipes
Have you ever eaten squash blossoms? The thought of preparing them always seemed a little daunting to me, until a friend made some for me for a tra...

Strawberry-Basil Shortcakes

2 days ago - epicurious
Recipe from Bon Appétit

Linguine with Grilled Tuna, Capers and Parsley

3 days ago - epicurious
Recipe from Epicurious

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Games

Final Fantasy's Tetsuya Nomura envisions a new Batman

1 hour 21 minutes ago - Joystiq
Square Enix unveiled a new Play Arts Kai statue that provides a glimpse of what a Batman game might look like in the hands of Tetsuya Nomura. The figu...

PlayStation 4 gets 3D Blu-ray support next week

2 hours 21 minutes ago - Joystiq
Sony revealed 3D Blu-Ray support is coming to PlayStation 4, the announcement arriving just days after Microsoft confirmed the same thing for Xbox One...

For Little Big Planet 3, Sony's Getting Development Help From the Community

Yesterday - Gamespot
Earlier this year, Sony announced the return of LittleBigPlanet, the quirky platformer that champions user-generated content. The new game, LittleBigP...

A New Peggle Game Is Still Coming to Your Phone

Yesterday - Gamespot
Peggle 2During a conference call with investors yesterday, Electronic Arts CEO Andrew Wilson referenced a "much-anticipated new Peggle game" that is i...

Comic-Con 2014: Patrick Stewart, Bryan Cranston, and Other Celebs Come to Family Guy Mobile Game

Yesterday - Gamespot
Publisher Fox Digital Entertainment and developer TinyCo, who made Family Guy: The Quest for Stuff, are celebrating this week's San Diego Comic-Con by...

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Health

Acetaminophen May Not Help Against Back Pain, Study Contends

Yesterday - Health
WEDNESDAY, July 23, 2014 (HealthDay News) — Even though its use is often advised by doctors, the painkiller acetaminophen — best known as Tylenol...

What NOT To Wear to a CrossFit Class

Yesterday - Health
Photo: Courtesy of Tina Haupert As you flick through the channels this weekend, you might stumble upon some strong men and women pushing, pulling, and...

Weight Loss Surgery May Help Ease Urinary Incontinence

Yesterday - WebMD
Nearly two-thirds of women had significant improvement of their symptoms, researchers report

Parent's Death May Raise Risk of Early Death for Grown Children, Study Suggests

Yesterday - WebMD
Odds of dying prematurely 50 percent higher in adults who'd lost a parent in childhood, researchers report

Cystic Fibrosis Drug Combo May Be Less Effective Than Hoped

Yesterday - WebMD
One medication seems to partly counteract the other, suggests study on human cells

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Humor

Comic for July 24, 2014

7 hours 21 minutes 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

6 Mind-Blowing Discoveries We Just Made About Famous Art

2 days ago - Cracked
By Carmen Burana Published: July 23rd, 2014  Let's face it: Most of us don't know what the big deal is about great works of art, other than that the...

4 Insane Unknown Backstories Behind Famous Movies

2 days ago - Cracked
By Maxwell Yezpitelok Published: July 23rd, 2014  A good indicator of the level of artistic integrity that exists in Hollywood is the amount of scri...

5 Recent Blockbusters That Prove Movies Hate Science

2 days ago - Cracked
By David Christopher Bell Published: July 23rd, 2014  Besides being the summer of flaccid box office results (not to gloat, but we kind of told you...

The Most Important Video About the Most Important Thing Ever

2 days ago - Cracked
By CRACKED Staff,Natural Disastronauts Published: July 23rd, 2014 

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Movies

Marvel Releases Two 'Avengers: Age of Ultron' Concept Art Posters

4 hours 34 minutes ago - First Showing
There's been a plethora of hype for The Avengers: Age of Ultron over the past week, but that's because we're about to see the first bit of footage fro...

Comic-Con 2014: 'Crimson Peak' Gallery & 'Pacific Rim' Oculus Rift

7 hours 12 minutes ago - First Showing
To kick off Comic-Con 2014, Legendary Pictures sent us an exclusive invite to be the first inside their booth (#3920) on the convention floor where at...

Comic-Con 2014: Our First Look at Preview Night Showfloor Photos

7 hours 7 minutes ago - First Showing
It is my tradition to kick off Comic-Con by walking the showfloor on preview night and taking photos of anything movie-related that interests me. This...

Comic-Con: Experience Legendary's Crimson Peak and Pacific Rim: Jaeger Pilot

Yesterday - Coming Soon
In addition to the Warcraft logo and props on display, Legendary Pictures is letting Comic-Con visitors experience the worlds of Guillermo del Toro's...

Comic-Con: Banner Revealed for Hitman: Agent 47

Yesterday - Coming Soon
20th Century Fox has debuted the first banner for their upcoming film Hitman: Agent 47 which you can check out below!

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Music

Follow Comicbookgirl19′s Adventures At Comic Con

21 minutes ago - MTV News
Geek culture maven comicbookgirl19 will be cruising Comic Con to find the coolest stuff on the convention floor

Watch Weezer Go ‘Back To The Shack’

57 minutes ago - MTV News
Weezer played the crunching single 'Back to the Shack' on 'The Tonight Show' on Wednesday night, proving that their upcoming album is a return to thei...

‘Virgin Territory’ Poll: Are Dominique And Sain Relationship Material?

Yesterday - MTV News
Dominique and Sain seem to get along very well -- so should they take their budding relationship to the next level?

Watch Que And The ‘Wild ‘N Out’ Wild Out To ‘OG Bobby Johnson’

Yesterday - MTV News
Que takes the stage on the latest episode of "Wild 'N Out" to perform "OG Bobby Johnson."

‘Teen Mom 2′ Poll: Should Jo And Vee Have Attended Isaac’s Birthday Party?

Yesterday - MTV News
Jo and Vee didn't show up to Isaac's 4th birthday party -- but should they have?

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News

Ukraine worries 'set to weigh' on eurozone economy

40 minutes ago - Yahoo News
LONDON (AP) — The escalating tensions in Ukraine, which have led to a sharp deterioration in relations between the West and Russia, could weigh on a...

Man run over by own truck during road rage

40 minutes ago - Yahoo News
GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — A man in Florida apparently got a dose of road rage karma when police say he was run over by his own pickup truck after get...

Likely many French on missing Air Algerie flight - minister

38 minutes ago - Yahoo News
There were likely many French passengers on the Air Algerie flight which disappeared en route from Ouagadougou in Burkina Faso to Algiers, France's tr...

Contact lost with Air Algerie plane carrying 116 people from Burkina Faso

38 minutes ago - Yahoo News
By Hamid Ould Ahmed ALGIERS (Reuters) - Authorities have lost contact with an Air Algerie flight en route from Ouagadougou in Burkina Faso to Algiers...

Last contact with Air Algerie jet was over Mali: Algerian official

38 minutes ago - Yahoo News
ALGIERS (Reuters) - The last contact Algerian authorities had with a missing Air Algerie aircraft carrying 116 people from Burkina Faso to Algiers was...

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Politics

Obama: Tax avoidance akin to renouncing citizenship

2 hours 19 minutes ago - CNN Politics
American-based firms that use legal loopholes to avoid paying U.S. taxes have effectively renounced any allegiance to their home country, President Ba...

GREENSPAN: Market bubbles can't be stopped...

8 minutes ago - Drudge Report
GREENSPAN: Market bubbles can't be stopped...(First column, 14th story, link)

AIRBNB squatter refuses to leave after month, gains tenant rights...

8 minutes ago - Drudge Report
AIRBNB squatter refuses to leave after month, gains tenant rights...(Third column, 7th story, link)

Cancer-Stricken Vet Denied Benefits, Told to Get a Job...

8 minutes ago - Drudge Report
Cancer-Stricken Vet Denied Benefits, Told to Get a Job...(Second column, 9th story, link)Related stories:Whistleblowers flood VA

Thieves steal identities of underage aliens...

8 minutes ago - Drudge Report
Thieves steal identities of underage aliens...(Third column, 17th story, link)Related stories:At least eight migrants lose limbs searching for 'Death...

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Pop Culture

Justin Bieber Teases 11 New Songs On Instagram

7 hours 31 minutes ago - ETOnline
Justin Bieber teased not one, not two but 11 brand new songs on Instagram Wednesday night. Is there a new album in his future?Beliebers everywhere rej...

Jake Gyllenhaal Is SUPER Creepy In New 'Nightcrawler' Trailer

47 minutes ago - ETOnline
Jake Gyllenhaal will make your skin crawl in this new Nightcrawler trailer.The crime drama is about a young man, Lou Bloom (Gyllenhaal), who stumbles...

The Weirdest Lawsuit In The Country Involves Kid Rock, ICP & A Glass Dildo! Yes, You DID Read That Correctly!

7 hours 16 minutes ago - Perez Hilton
This is the strangest lawsuit we've ever heard of...ever. Hands down. A woman, Andrea Pellegrini, who is suing Insane Clown Posse for sexual harassme...

Fast Friends! Jennifer Aniston & Sandra Bullock Are Hollywood's Newest Gal Pals!

8 hours 19 minutes ago - Perez Hilton
This gal sure knows how to make Friends! Jennifer Aniston has reportedly found a new BF4L in Sandra Bullock --- and we couldn't be more thrilled for...

One Direction Celebrates Four Years Of Making Fans Cry (In A Good Way)

Yesterday - ETOnline
Four years ago today saw the birth of one of America's hottest bands, One Direction. And this entire week has just been a 1D fan fest, with thousands...

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Science

Hubble Finds Three Surprisingly Dry Exoplanets

Less than a minute ago - NASA
Astronomers using NASA's Hubble Space Telescope have gone looking for water vapor in the atmospheres of three planets orbiting stars similar to the su...

NASA Seeks Proposals for Commercial Mars Data Relay Satellites

Yesterday - NASA
NASA has issued a Request for Information (RFI) to investigate the possibility of using commercial Mars-orbiting satellites to provide telecommunicati...

NASA TV Coverage Set For European Cargo Ship Launch to Space Station

Yesterday - NASA
NASA Television will broadcast live the launch and docking of the European Space Agency’s (ESA’s) fifth and final Automated Transfer Vehicle (ATV-...

Introducing Our First Sci-Fi Special Issue For The iPad

Yesterday - Pop Sci
Dispatches from the Future Download a copy from iTunes. Popular Science We love science fiction here at Popular Science. Many of the real-life ...

Could This Old Warplane Really Shoot Down MH17?

Yesterday - Pop Sci
An Su-25 In Flight Wikimedia Commons Following the downing of Malaysian Airlines flight MH17 over separatist-held eastern Ukraine, Russian state-o...

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Sports

Source: Gordon to appeal suspension Aug. 1

41 minutes ago - ESPN
Cleveland Browns star wide receiver Josh Gordon will appeal his one-year suspension in a meeting with NFL officials on Aug. 1, a league source told ES...

NCAA's top cop: Cheaters 'will be found out'

5 hours 20 minutes ago - ESPN
Jonathan Duncan understands that a perfect NCAA enforcement division won't catch every cheater in college sports. He still believes his team is gettin...

Cespedes has 2 HRs but exits early (thumb)

5 hours 37 minutes ago - ESPN
Yoenis Cespedes homered twice and tied a career high with five RBIs before leaving with an apparent right thumb injury, and the Oakland Athletics held...

Cespedes hits 2 HRs, A's hold off Astros 9-7 (Yahoo Sports)

6 hours 35 minutes ago - Yahoo Sports
Yoenis Cespedes homered twice and tied a career high with five RBIs before leaving with an apparent right thumb injury, and the Oakland Athletics held...

Terrell suggs wants Joe Flacco to "cuss somebody out"

5 hours 56 minutes ago - Sporting News

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T.V.

Watch My Show: Rush's Jonathan Levine Answers Our Showrunner Survey

1 hour 21 minutes ago - TV Guide
Writer/director Jonathan Levine, known for the indie feature The Wackness and the zombie romance Warm Bodies, heads to TV with USA's new medical drama...

Music Review: Keith Alan Mitchell – ‘This Clumsy World’

Yesterday - Blog Critics
My systematic foray into independent music has only recently started, and although not all the music I have listened to matched my personal preference...

Jessica Biel Will Butt Heads With Jess on New Girl's Season 4 Premiere

Yesterday - TV Guide
When New Girl returns for its fourth season this fall, Jess (Zooey Deschanel) will be facing some competition from... Jess? Read More > Other...

The Originals' Joseph Morgan Weds Persia White

Yesterday - TV Guide
The Originals star Joseph Morgan tied the knot with Persia White earlier this month, People reports. Morgan and White wed on... Read More > Other...

Lost Alum William Mapother Books a Trip to Hawaii Five-0

Yesterday - TV Guide
Another Lost alum is making their way back to Hawaii! William Mapother, who played one of the Others — the sinister Ethan Rom — has been tapped to...

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Technology

Everything You Need To Know About the 10% Brain Myth, Explained in 60 Seconds

19 minutes ago - Wired
The new Luc Besson movie Lucy, starring Scarlett Johansson, opens in theatres countrywide tomorrow. It’s based on the immortal myth that we use onl...

LeoNovus helps photo company process mosaic images in half the time

20 minutes ago - Venture Beat
Above: LeoNovus provides computing horsepower for Picture MosaicsImage Credit: Picture MosaicsLeoNovus, a distributed cloud computing company, has ann...

GetFeedback.com Unveils GetFeedback for Salesforce Desk.com

18 minutes ago - Venture Beat
SPONSORED POSTCheck out our press release hub, powered by Business Wire. It's a one stop shop for industry announcements to help you stay on top o...

Essence Group Holdings Raises $71 Million For Population Health Management Services

1 hour 21 minutes ago - Techcrunch
 Essence Group Holdings Corp., the parent company of health management services provider Lumeris, has raised $71 million in a round of financing anno...

These smart shoes vibrate to point you in the right direction

34 minutes ago - Engadget
One of the best uses for wearable technology is to help you get around without being hunched over your smartphone. Google Glass and smartwatches do th...

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U.S.

Adjust to Life in the U.S. as an International Student

21 minutes ago - US News
Celebrate national holidays at a consulate or embassy to help feel at home as an international student

America's Income Inequality Is Dwarfed By the World's

21 minutes ago - US News
Global income inequality dwarfs anything the U.S. experiences

Health Tip: Recovering After Knee Replacement

1 hour 21 minutes ago - US News
Prepare your home before the surgery

Health Tip: Keep Youngsters Outside the Pool

1 hour 21 minutes ago - US News
To help prevent drowning

GM profit 2Q falls 85 pct. on recall costs

45 minutes ago - US News
DETROIT (AP) — General Motors says second-quarter profit fell 85 percent as recall costs chopped $1.5 billion from the bottom line

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World

Commonwealth Games: day one live!

47 minutes ago - Guardian
Updates as Glasgow 2014 gets under wayHighlights and schedule for today's actionBrownlee brothers and Bradley Wiggins in actionScotland aiming for dou...

Food Standards Agency launches inquiry into poultry industry standards

26 minutes ago - Guardian
Agency will investigate whether vets and inspectors have acted correctly, after Guardian uncovered catalogue of hygiene failings Revealed: the dirty s...

Iraq MPs elect Massoum as president

24 minutes ago - BBC
Iraqi parliament elects Kurdish politician Fouad Massoum as the country's next president, succeeding Jalal Talabani

Patriarchy allows child marriage and female genital mutilation to flourish

1 hour 20 minutes ago - Guardian
Young feminists must help steer the fight against wider issues harming girls including poverty, marginalisation and exclusionAs young feminists, we of...

How the Kickstarter model could transform UK elections

1 hour 5 minutes ago - Guardian
Voting is in decline and politics is an arrogant, complacent industry. A threshold-style action system could change everythingIf there's one lesson we...

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Live News

Expense Report Data Show Delta, Marriott, National and Starbucks Top Travel Brands For Business Travelers - Forbes
Certify, a travel and expense report software suite just released its quarterly SpendSmart Report detailing the most popular (by booking volume) opera...

This Summer's 50 Most Surprising Flexible Jobs - Forbes
Think that few jobs allow you to work from home or offer part-time hours? You'd be surprised by the many flexible opportunities out there now.

Market Crashes -- How to Manage Them - Forbes
The fear of market crashes often causes far more harm to portfolios than the actual magnitude of the crashes. Keeping a perspective on how crashes wor...

NBA Courtside at Home? Live Action Virtual Reality is Here and Better than Expected - Forbes
William Gibson famously said, “The future is already here – it’s just not evenly distributed.” I’m guessing Gibson was probably referring ...

Ingredients Of 'Nature's Perfect Foods' Will Terrify You - Forbes
Reading the ingredients list on food packaging has always answered some questions, while raising several others. Yes, it can be useful to know what e...

Bigger Batteries And NFC, Everything We Know About The iPhone 6 So Far - Forbes
There may very well be a day when Apple executives set up an iPhone X rumour publication that consists of nothing but endless, daily, rumours of the n...