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Monday, October 20, 2014

Six Things to Know About Oscar Pistorius Sentencing

2 minutes ago - MSNBC Top Stories
Oscar Pistorius' future will be decided Tuesday when he is sentenced for the fatal shooting of his model girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp by Alastair Jamieson

Demon's Crest, Gargoyle's Quest 2 invade eShop on October 30

5 minutes ago - Joystiq
Capcom will resurrect a pair of demonic platformers from its back catalog next week with the launch of Demon's Crest and Gargoyle's Quest 2 for the Ni... by Danny Cowan

As Apple Pay Arrives, Witnessing the Next Step in Money. Maybe.

9 minutes ago - New York Times Business
Commerce experts say they think the involvement of Apple could be the impetus that moves mainstream consumers to digital payments by By MIKE ISAAC

US top court to tackle whether police can consult hotel records

12 minutes ago - Yahoo News
Washington (AFP) - The US Supreme Court said Monday it will consider whether police should be able to examine hotel registers without a warrant -- pot...

 

Six Things to Know About Oscar Pistorius Sentencing

2 minutes ago - MSNBC Top Stories
Oscar Pistorius' future will be decided Tuesday when he is sentenced for the fatal shooting of his model girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp by Alastair Jamieson

Designer Oscar de la Renta dies

2 minutes ago - CNN Top Stories
Legendary fashion designer Oscar de la Renta has died, close friends of the family and industry colleagues told CNN on Monday

Demon's Crest, Gargoyle's Quest 2 invade eShop on October 30

5 minutes ago - Joystiq
Capcom will resurrect a pair of demonic platformers from its back catalog next week with the launch of Demon's Crest and Gargoyle's Quest 2 for the Ni... by Danny Cowan

As Apple Pay Arrives, Witnessing the Next Step in Money. Maybe.

9 minutes ago - New York Times Business
Commerce experts say they think the involvement of Apple could be the impetus that moves mainstream consumers to digital payments by By MIKE ISAAC

 

Business

Prolific Designer Oscar de la Renta Dies At 82

16 minutes ago - Forbes
Image by Slaven Vlasic/Getty

Oscar de la Renta

16 minutes ago - Forbes

Total chief dies in Moscow plane crash

13 minutes ago - Financial Times

As Apple Pay Arrives, Witnessing the Next Step in Money. Maybe.

40 minutes ago - New York Times Business
Commerce experts say they think the involvement of Apple could be the impetus that moves mainstream consumers to digital payments

Asian Shares Await China Data

28 minutes ago - Wall Street Journal
Asian shares were mixed ahead of a reading on China’s economy, which is expected to show further signs of softening in the world’s second largest...

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Fashion

King Tut Is a Victim of Body Shame

3 hours 38 minutes ago - The Cut
When King Tut died, he was laid to rest in a tomb that captured his visage for all of time. And thanks to that tomb, he is forever frozen in time as a...

Lauren's Semi-Sexy Over-the-Knee Boots

16 hours 38 minutes ago - Fashionista
Venturing outside one's style boundaries can sometimes produce surprisingly good results

‘I Was a 4-Year Queer’: 15 Straight(ish) People on Their Gay Time in College

4 hours 37 minutes ago - The Cut
Throughout this week, the Cut explores college life, from politics and identity to parties, sex, and style. A straight woman I know was asked by her b...

Geena Davis Trolled Ann Taylor Customers by Pretending to Be a Mannequin

4 hours 33 minutes ago - The Cut
Geena Davis has a fantastic suggestion about what you should do if you're bored at your retail job and that's to pretend to be a mannequin in the wind...

Rooney Mara One-Ups the Little Black Dress

17 hours 38 minutes ago - Fashionista
On Mara, black is anything but basic

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Food

Pork and Squash Stew with Chiles

22 hours 7 minutes ago - epicurious
Recipe from Bon Appétit

Classic Baked Acorn Squash

Yesterday - Simply Recipes
Always a favorite at our Thanksgiving table is baked acorn squash. They’re so easy! The hardest part is cutting the squash in half—you need a sha...

Our Favorite Lasagna with Sausage, Spinach, and Three Cheeses

Yesterday - epicurious
Recipe from Epicurious

Cauliflower Cake

2 days ago - epicurious
Recipe from Epicurious

Skillet Chicken Pot Pie with Butternut Squash

3 days ago - epicurious
Recipe from Bon Appétit

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Games

Demon's Crest, Gargoyle's Quest 2 invade eShop on October 30

8 minutes ago - Joystiq
Capcom will resurrect a pair of demonic platformers from its back catalog next week with the launch of Demon's Crest and Gargoyle's Quest 2 for the Ni...

Boss Fight Books: Season 2 covers Metal Gear Solid, Spelunky, and more

1 hour 8 minutes ago - Joystiq
The second season of Boss Fight Books will feature in-depth analyses of Metal Gear Solid, Baldur's Gate 2, and other landmark games, independent publi...

Doctor Who game starring Capaldi teaches kids to code

1 hour 38 minutes ago - Joystiq
The Doctor and the Dalek is a web-based game intended to teach kids age 6 to 12 how to code, starring a friendly Dalek and The Doctor as portrayed by...

Amazing-Looking RTS Project Human Resources Canceled by Developers

2 hours 50 minutes ago - Gamespot
If you were won over by the unique art style of Human Resources, a game just announced earlier this month, you may be in for some disappointment. The...

Space Engineers assemble a million sales

2 hours 8 minutes ago - Joystiq
A million people have picked up their Space Engineers license, according to developer Keen Software House. The game celebrates the sales milestone in...

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Health

New CDC Ebola Guidelines Stress Gear Ritual

2 hours 14 minutes ago - MSNBC Health
The CDC issued new detailed guidelines Monday for health care workers who meet Ebola patients

Airport Screening in West Africa Will Curb Ebola’s Spread: Study

3 hours 31 minutes ago - Health
MONDAY, Oct. 20, 2014 (HealthDay News) — If passengers weren’t screened before they boarded airplanes in the Ebola-affected countries of Guinea, L...

American Fights For Liberian Orphans Amid Own Ebola Scare

2 hours 50 minutes ago - MSNBC Health
When Liberia closed schools to fight Ebola, Katie Meyler didn't go home to New Jersey: She raced to help children victimized twice by the epidemic

Microsoft Offers Cloud Tools in Fight Against Ebola

2 hours 49 minutes ago - MSNBC Health
Microsoft will provide free cloud-computing and research applications to medical researchers working on the Ebola virus

In Defense of Fast Weight Loss

3 hours 17 minutes ago - Yahoo Health
Half of the subjects ate no more than 800 calories per day for 12 weeks. Related: How Family Meals May Help Fight Obesity “Some of the biggest misc...

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Humor

5 TV Moments That Caused Bizarre Real-World Consequences

9 hours 30 minutes ago - Cracked
By Chris Bucholz Published: October 20th, 2014  Television isn't just some inconsequential, mindless diversion. It is that, sometimes, yes. But not...

11 Original Pickup Lines That Cannot Fail

9 hours 29 minutes ago - Cracked
By Bacardi Published: October 20th, 2014  Pickup lines are a tricky business. Oftentimes, they're creepy to the point of deserving a slap. When they...

5 Things I Learned Smuggling Drugs into Jail Under My Junk

14 hours 8 minutes ago - Cracked
By Amanda Mannen,Kevin Amend Published: October 20th, 2014  Growing up, I never once thought that I would ever intentionally commit a serious crime...

6 Insane but Convincing Fan Theories About Popular Movies

14 hours 8 minutes ago - Cracked
By Adam Wears,Aatif Zubair Published: October 20th, 2014  Movie fan theories are like assholes: most of them are full of shit, and you should shut u...

The 18 Most Insane Media Panics You Probably Still Believe

14 hours 8 minutes ago - Cracked
By CRACKED Readers Published: October 20th, 2014  We all know people who like to whip out the latest and most shocking stories they just heard on th...

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Movies

The Conjuring 2 Moves to 2016

1 hour 14 minutes ago - Coming Soon
Warner Bros. Pictures has delayed their upcoming sequel to the 2013 James Wan hit The Conjuring. The tentatively-titled The Conjuring 2 will now arriv...

Peter Sohn Draws a Dino in Fun Tease for Pixar's 'The Good Dinosaur'

52 minutes ago - First Showing
Well hello there little friend! Pixar has a new character to introduce us to today, and his name is Arlo. He's a dinosaur, and he's a cutie, of course...

Sean Bean Boards The Martian Opposite Matt Damon

1 hour 38 minutes ago - Coming Soon
Sean Bean (The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring, "Game of Thrones") has taken a role in Ridley Scott's upcoming science fiction feature T...

Watch Director Peter Sohn Draw Disney•Pixar's The Good Dinosaur

2 hours 12 minutes ago - Coming Soon
In its original incarnation, Disney•Pixar's animated feature The Good Dinosaur was supposed to hit theaters this past May. That all changed last yea...

Watch: Fincher, Affleck, Pike & Flynn Talk 'Gone Girl' on Charlie Rose

2 hours 4 minutes ago - First Showing
There's no doubt that Gone Girl is a hit, and it's undoubtedly of the most successful films David Fincher has ever directed, and it's likely reached a...

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Music

‘SNL’ Just Added A New Cast Member, And Her Name Is…

1 hour 18 minutes ago - MTV News
"Saturday Night Live" announces its newest cast member, writer Leslie Jones

Lil Boosie Is Changing His Name

1 hour 39 minutes ago - MTV News
Lil Boosie is changing his name to Boosie Badazz

Here Are 3 Easy Ways To Dress Like Kanye West This Halloween

2 hours 45 minutes ago - MTV News
Here's how to be Kanye West this Halloween!

Key & Peele’s First Film Together Is Officially Happening: Get The Details

2 hours 43 minutes ago - MTV News
Keegan-Michael Key and Jordan Peele to make first film together for New Line called 'Keanu.'

This Spider’s As Big As A Puppy Because Nightmares Are Real

2 hours 19 minutes ago - MTV News
Scientist Piotr Naskrecki presents the Goliath Birdeater, the spider from your worst nightmares. See the photos, if you dare

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News

Six Things to Know About Oscar Pistorius Sentencing

26 minutes ago - MSNBC Top Stories
Oscar Pistorius' future will be decided Tuesday when he is sentenced for the fatal shooting of his model girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp

Predawn meteor showers predicted

18 minutes ago - CNN Top Stories
If you wake up early enough on Tuesday, you might see some shooting stars

Designer Oscar de la Renta dies

13 minutes ago - CNN Top Stories
Legendary fashion designer Oscar de la Renta has died, close friends of the family and industry colleagues told CNN on Monday

US top court to tackle whether police can consult hotel records

31 minutes ago - Yahoo News
Washington (AFP) - The US Supreme Court said Monday it will consider whether police should be able to examine hotel registers without a warrant -- pot...

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Politics

FASHION GURU OF DECADES...

11 minutes ago - Drudge Report
FASHION GURU OF DECADES...(Top headline, 2nd story, link)Related stories:OSCAR DE LA RENTA DEAD AT 82

Oscar de la Renta Dead at 82...

29 minutes ago - Drudge Report
Oscar de la Renta Dead at 82...(Top headline, 1st story, link)

Liberia's broken medical system fails to keep track of Ebola patients...

29 minutes ago - Drudge Report
Liberia's broken medical system fails to keep track of Ebola patients...(Third column, 2nd story, link)Related stories:Study Projects Spread of Virus...

'NO NEW EBOLA IN 5 DAYS'

1 hour 5 minutes ago - Drudge Report
'NO NEW EBOLA IN 5 DAYS'(Main headline, 1st story, link)

PARALYZED MAN WALKS AGAIN...

1 hour 5 minutes ago - Drudge Report
PARALYZED MAN WALKS AGAIN...(First column, 7th story, link)

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Pop Culture

People Are Pissed At Toys R Us' Breaking Bad Action Figures…But Bryan Cranston Couldn't Care Less!

34 minutes ago - Perez Hilton
This sure is a strange story... With the holidays coming up in just a few short months, it's no surprise that parents everywhere are starting to think...

Fashion Designer Oscar De La Renta Has Died At The Age Of 82

17 minutes ago - Perez Hilton
This is so sad. Iconic fashion designer Oscar de la Renta has passed away at the age of 82, according to a family member. Oscar, who recently designed...

Fred Savage on ‘Wonder Years’ Famous First Kiss: ‘I Can’t Imagine I Was Good’

1 hour 15 minutes ago - ETOnline
It’s been two decades since they "got by with a little help" from their friends, but the stars of The Wonder Years haven’t skipped a beat. The mai...

Kesha Served With Dr. Luke Lawsuit As Legal Documents Are Stuck To Her Front Door!

44 minutes ago - Perez Hilton
Kesha just got served, and on the front door of her Venice home no less. In the latest development in this heated legal situation, Kesha was recently...

One Drunk Woman Mistakes A Jail For A Bar Because Of A Little Thing Called Alcohol!

35 minutes ago - Perez Hilton
Unfortunately one Michigan lady was not getting hammered in the slammer. One extremely drunk 39-year-old lady made the mistake of confusing a jail for...

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Science

What To Wear When You're On The Run From The NSA

4 hours ago - Pop Sci
CV Dazzle Makeup They may look like high fashion, but these styles are actually designed to fool facial recognition software. Adam...

Physics Explains Ingrown Toenails

5 hours 53 minutes ago - Pop Sci
Fingernails. Neil Milne via Flickr CC By SA-2.0 Humans have been dealing with painful nail problems for a long time. And surgeons have be...

Who Loves LED Lights? The Nobel Committee -- And Flying Insects

6 hours 53 minutes ago - Pop Sci
Drawn Like A Moth To An LED Flickr CC by 2.0 Humans love their LEDs. So much so, they’re winning Nobel Prizes in physics. Given their...

This Thursday, See A Partial Solar Eclipse At Sunset

7 hours 48 minutes ago - Pop Sci
solar eclipse A solar eclipse photographed in 2012 Jason Hayes via Flickr This Thursday afternoon, most of North America will...

The Editor's Letter From The November 2014 Issue Of Popular Science

10 hours ago - Pop Sci
Cliff Ransom, Editor In Chief Of Popular Science Marius Bugge About a year ago, Popular Science introduced a robot into the office. One...

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Sports

Florida State band nails Beyonce's 'Single Ladies'

1 hour 2 minutes ago - Sporting News

The entire Bulls team rushes to help Derrick Rose

1 hour 35 minutes ago - Sporting News

ESPN article sparks uproar over Kobe Bryant

1 hour 25 minutes ago - Sporting News

Clowney sits again as Texans visit Steelers (Yahoo Sports)

2 hours 48 minutes ago - Yahoo Sports
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Rookie linebacker Jadeveon Clowney will miss his sixth straight game on Monday night when the Houston Texans play the Pittsburgh St...

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T.V.

Music Review: The City Boys Allstars – ‘Blinded by the Night’

43 minutes ago - Blog Critics
It had been 17 years since The City Boys Allstars got together to play in public when they took to the stage of New York City’s The Cutting Room on...

Meet Saturday Night Live's Newest Featured Player — Where Have We Seen Her Before?

1 hour 52 minutes ago - TV Guide
Live from New York, it's Leslie Jones! Saturday Night Live has promoted Jones, who joined the sketch show's writing staff in early 2014, to feature...

Tori Spelling Hospitalized for Possible Pneumonia — NOT Ebola

2 hours 8 minutes ago - TV Guide
Reality star Tori Spelling was hospitalized after suffering an awful coughing attack Saturday, reports Us Weekly. Read More > Other Links From...

Buffy's Nicholas Brendon Apologizes, Explains “Unacceptable Behavior” That Lead to His Arrest

3 hours 54 minutes ago - TV Guide
Buffy the Vampire Slayer's Nicholas Brendon apologized Monday for his "unacceptable behavior" in Boise, Idaho, which resulted in his arrest Frida...

Arrow Taps Vinnie Jones to Play New Villain

4 hours 28 minutes ago - TV Guide
It's a match made in casting heaven. British actor Vinnie Jones has signed on to guest-star in Season 3 of Arrow, reports Variety. Read More >...

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Technology

Mirantis raises $100M, cashing in on OpenStack madness

1 hour 1 minute ago - Venture Beat
Image Credit: MirantisMirantis, one of the startups that sell distributions of OpenStack open-source cloud software, has capped off a seriously big Se...

Apple’s new Mac Mini is way harder to fix or upgrade, teardown reveals

43 minutes ago - Venture Beat
Above: You'll need a fairly unusual T6 Torx Security screwdriver to open up the 2014 Mac Mini.Image Credit: iFixitOn the outside, Apple’s new Mac Mi...

Mirantis Scores $100M To Continue Quest To Be Enterprise OpenStack Leader

2 hours 52 minutes ago - Techcrunch
 Mirantis jumped on the OpenStack bandwagon a few years ago when most companies had never heard of it, and it has ridden the wave as the project has...

'Assassin's Creed' and 'Watch Dogs' lead Jade Raymond has left Ubisoft

57 minutes ago - Engadget
The driving force behind some of Ubisoft's most successful franchises and best moments is no longer with the game maker as of today. Jade Raymond, exe...

Sources: Yahoo In Talks To Buy Video Ad Platform BrightRoll For Around $700M

1 hour 15 minutes ago - Techcrunch
 Yahoo has been building up its video and video advertising content, and we have heard that it may make another key acquisition in the area to fu...

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U.S.

Terror suspect wants details of case against him

41 minutes ago - US News
DENVER (AP) — A terror suspect challenging the constitutionality of the National Security Agency's warrantless surveillance program wants prosecutor...

GOP-Blocked Surgeon General Nominee Vivek Murthy Needed During Ebola Crisis

39 minutes ago - US News
Republicans should stop playing political football with the Ebola crisis

Total oil company CEO dies in Moscow plane crash

36 minutes ago - US News
MOSCOW (AP) — Russia's Tass news agency says the CEO of French oil giant Total SA was killed when his corporate jet collided with a snow removal mac...

Kansas governor, challenger discuss gay marriage

1 hour 6 minutes ago - US News
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Republican Gov. Sam Brownback has vowed during a debate to defend Kansas' ban on same-sex marriage

Ross, Hutchinson get final digs in on tax cuts

1 hour 2 minutes ago - US News
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Republican Asa Hutchinson and Democratic Mike Ross are dueling over their competing tax cut plans and over who has the best...

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World

Total oil CEO Christophe de Margerie killed in Moscow plane crash

31 minutes ago - Guardian
Head of oil giant and three crew died when private jet hit snowplough during takeoff, say Russian sourcesThe chief executive of the French oil company...

Child 'killed every five minutes'

25 minutes ago - BBC
A child is killed by violence every five minutes in the world, a leading charity says, calling for new targets to end all forms of child abuse by 2030...

Former Australian PM Gough Whitlam dies

52 minutes ago - CNN World
Edward Gough Whitlam, the former Australian Prime Minister who strengthened ties abroad, has died, the Australian government said Monday

Unicef urges UK to lead on tackling epidemic of violence against children

3 hours 7 minutes ago - Guardian
Doreen Lawrence backs calls for new development goals to protect children and warns that inaction will cost livesThe UK government should be at the fo...

Robbers armed with guns or knives to receive longer sentences

3 hours 7 minutes ago - Guardian
Sentencing Council recommends increased punishment for those who use the weapons or threaten to use themViolent robbers armed with knives or guns are...

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Live News

Six Things to Know About Oscar Pistorius Sentencing - MSNBC Top Stories
Oscar Pistorius' future will be decided Tuesday when he is sentenced for the fatal shooting of his model girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp.

Predawn meteor showers predicted - CNN Top Stories
If you wake up early enough on Tuesday, you might see some shooting stars.

Designer Oscar de la Renta dies - CNN Top Stories
Legendary fashion designer Oscar de la Renta has died, close friends of the family and industry colleagues told CNN on Monday.

Prolific Designer Oscar de la Renta Dies At 82 - Forbes
Image by Slaven Vlasic/Getty