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Saturday, April 18, 2015

Is There Any Escape From Game of Thrones Spoilers?

2 minutes ago - Wired
HBO's Game of Thrones is on a course to outpace the books. Is there any way readers can avoid spoilers? The post Is There Any Escape From Game of Thro... by Geek\'s Guide to the Galaxy

While You Were Offline: Star Wars’ New Droid BB-8 Wins the Internet

2 minutes ago - Wired
This week the Star Wars universe introduced us to a new droid and Hillary Clinton introduced her new logo. The Internet had opinions on both. The pos... by Graeme McMillan

The Fix: Why more Republicans should go on Adam Carolla’s podcast

7 minutes ago - Washington Post Politics
Comedian/podcaster/bestselling author Adam Carolla is cool with Ted Cruz.Carolla interviewed the Texas Republican on Friday for his popular podcast... by Hunter Schwarz

Saudi vows to cover UN aid call for Yemen, keeps up air raids

21 minutes ago - Yahoo News
Saudi Arabia pledged Saturday to cover the entire $274 million in humanitarian aid sought by the UN for conflict-torn Yemen, which has also been the t...

 

Is There Any Escape From Game of Thrones Spoilers?

2 minutes ago - Wired
HBO's Game of Thrones is on a course to outpace the books. Is there any way readers can avoid spoilers? The post Is There Any Escape From Game of Thro... by Geek\'s Guide to the Galaxy

While You Were Offline: Star Wars’ New Droid BB-8 Wins the Internet

2 minutes ago - Wired
This week the Star Wars universe introduced us to a new droid and Hillary Clinton introduced her new logo. The Internet had opinions on both. The pos... by Graeme McMillan

United Arab Emirates poised to bid for 2021 Rugby League World Cup

6 minutes ago - Guardian
• Head of fledgling sport in UAE says country offers ideal location• Host nation decision expected to be announced in October 2016The United Arab... by Press Association

BP Deepwater Horizon oil spill five years on – in pictures

6 minutes ago - Guardian
The massive 2010 oil spill continues to affect the gulf coast of Louisiana, where the health and livelihood of small fishers and oystermen have wanedL... by Bryan Tarnowski

 

Business

UniKey Raises Oversubscribed $10 Million Round For Smart Lock Technology

2 hours 45 minutes ago - Forbes
UniKey, a smart lock and smart access control company, raises an oversubscribed $10 million round to expand their Kevo smart lock technology to UK, Eu...

US Treasury secretary urges Greece to reach deal with creditors and avoid 'another crisis'

4 hours 17 minutes ago - Fox Business
U.S. Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew is urging Greece to reach a deal with its creditors, warning that a default would "create immediate hardship for Gre...

Fiorina says if she were the GOP's nominee, Clinton's gender-based arguments wouldn't fly

4 hours 14 minutes ago - Fox Business
Carly Fiorina, the lone Republican woman eying the White House, wants to block Hillary Rodham Clinton from playing the "gender card" in the 2016 presi...

The Real Lord Of The Flies: Swimming With The Pigs On A Secluded Bahama's Island

4 hours 46 minutes ago - Forbes
I am often traveling to remote islands to enjoy sparkling white sands, bathtub warm waters and attendants serving tropical drinks, so I was a bit hesi...

Son: Michigan billionaire philanthropist, shopping mall developer A. Alfred Taubman dies

5 hours 12 minutes ago - Fox Business
Real estate mogul and Michigan billionaire A

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Fashion

Forced Marriages: More Common in the U.S. Than You’d Think

Yesterday - The Cut
“People often ask me when I tell them my story, 'Where you from? Iran?' And I tell them I'm from Brooklyn,” Fraidy Reiss told NPR about enduring a...

See Cool Vintage Nike Women’s Ads Through the Ages

Yesterday - The Cut
The first-ever women's Olympic marathon in the 1984 Games inspired Nike's famous "Be as tough as she is" ads. In 1999, Mia Hamm and the U.S. Women's N...

How to Smell Like a Mimosa Wherever You Go

Yesterday - The Cut
It's hard not to become totally giddy when you sniff Hugo Boss's new eau de parfum, HUGO Woman. The fragrance is perfectly sweet — in a healthy way,...

How Dries Van Noten Pioneered the ‘Real Model’ Trend

Yesterday - The Cut
There's a new theme every day on It's Vintage. Read more articles on today's topic: The Belgian Invasion. Nowadays, casting a "real" woman in a campai...

Kendall Jenner Nabs Fendi Campaign, 'I-D' Documentary Looks at Denim Made From Plastic

Yesterday - Fashionista
And Kylie Jenner fronts 'Teen Vogue.'

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Food

The Shrubarb Cocktail

Yesterday - epicurious
Recipe from Epicurious

Cauliflower Pasta with Bacon and Parmesan

2 days ago - Simply Recipes
A friend told me the other day that cauliflower is “in” (as in hip, trendy, cool). What? In the vicious struggle for vegetable world domination i...

Steak and Soba Stir-Fry

2 days ago - epicurious
Recipe from Bon Appétit

Super Green Smoothie Bowl With Matcha and Ginger

3 days ago - epicurious
Recipe from Epicurious

Baked Mustard-Crusted Salmon with Asparagus and Tarragon

4 days ago - epicurious
Recipe from Epicurious

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Games

Tiny trackpad uses your thumbnail to navigate devices

3 hours 2 minutes ago - Joystiq
Several companies are working on eye-tracking tech as a way to navigate devices. A team of MIT researchers, however, have their eyes set on another bo...

If you want to chat on Steam, spend at least $5

Yesterday - Joystiq
Earlier this week Valve introduced Steam Guard Mobile Authenticator as a means to keep its users safe from phishing attempts, and now it's taken anoth...

Justice Department may try to block the Comcast / TWC merger

Yesterday - Joystiq
It's been more than a year since Comcast announced its plan to buy fellow cable giant Time Warner Cable in a $45 billion deal, but it still hasn't rec...

Scientists want to blast space debris with frickin' lasers

Yesterday - Joystiq
To combat the increasingly dense layer of dead satellites and miscellaneous space debris that are enshrouding our planet, no idea -- nets, lassos, eve...

Ultra Street Fighter IV Gets a Release Date

Yesterday - Gamespot
Ultra Street Fighter IV, the latest update for the Street Fighter IV line, launched last year on the PC, Xbox 360, and PlayStation 3. Since then, fans...

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Health

Could Blue Light Replace Viagra?

Yesterday - Yahoo Health
Vice pulls a line from the paper that states the rats “showed different levels of erectile response within 55 seconds upon exposure.” In some case...

What Can Lesbians Teach Us About Female Libido?

Yesterday - Yahoo Health
Sex in long-term relationships is often presented as a conflict between reluctant wives and their horny husbands. But we can look to lesbian couples f...

DIY This Funky-Chic Nail Art in Just 4 Easy Steps

Yesterday - Health
Photo: Courtesy of PopsugarBeauty/StyleSeat Headed to a music festival? More than ever, it’s time for your beauty look to make a statement. You’v...

What Many Pregnancies Have in Common With Kate Middleton’s

Yesterday - Health
Photo: Getty Images Many American women might be having their children too close together, finds a new study by the Centers for Disease Control and P...

4 Health Products You Should Never Buy Online

Yesterday - Health
Photo: Getty Images Whatever you need, you can get it online. That can make shopping for health products a little bit, shall we say, sketchy. “The p...

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Humor

Comic for April 18, 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 Truth Behind Every Internet Conspiracy Theory

Yesterday - Cracked
By Tom Reimann Published: April 17th, 2015 

6 Avengers Comic Book Plots That Need To Be In The Movies

Yesterday - Cracked
By Marina Reimann Published: April 17th, 2015 

5 Terrible Gifts for People Who Don't Value Money

Yesterday - Cracked
By Brendan McGinley Published: April 17th, 2015 

20 Leaked Photos That Would Bring Down Powerful Celebrities

Yesterday - Cracked
By CRACKED Readers Published: April 17th, 2015 

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Movies

New Poster for Robert Zemeckis’ The Walk, Starring Joseph Gordon-Levitt

7 hours 31 minutes ago - Coming Soon
Philippe Petit's astounding August 7, 1974 high-wire walk between the two World Trade Center towers The post New Poster for Robert Zemeckis’ The Wal...

Check Out 70 Photos from the Star Wars Celebration Exhibit Hall Floor

Yesterday - Coming Soon
Take a tour of the various booths and fan constructed Star Wars enviroments The post Check Out 70 Photos from the Star Wars Celebration Exhibit Hall F...

TriStar Sets Release for Ang Lee’s Adaptation of Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk

Yesterday - Coming Soon
Starring Joe Alwyn, Garrett Hedlund, Steve Martin, Ben Platt, Kristen Stewart, Vin Diesel and Chris Tucker The post TriStar Sets Release for Ang Lee...

20 Screenshots from the Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice Teaser Trailer!

Yesterday - Coming Soon
Get a closer look at the Dark Knight and the Man of Steel The post 20 Screenshots from the Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice Teaser Trailer! appeared...

Must Watch: First Trailer for 'Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice'

Yesterday - First Showing
"Miracles don't come from hell beneath us. No, they come from the sky." It's time! Feast your eyes on the very first footage from Zack Snyder's highly...

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Music

Mene - Single - Brand New

3 days ago - Apple iTunes Top 25 New Releases
Mene - Single Brand New Release Date: April 14, 2015 Total Songs: 1 Genre: Rock Price: $1.29 Copyright ℗ 2015 Procrastinate! Music Traitors

Thinking Machine - Single - They Might Be Giants

3 days ago - Apple iTunes Top 25 New Releases
Thinking Machine - Single They Might Be Giants Release Date: April 14, 2015 Total Songs: 1 Genre: Alternative Price: $1.29 Copyright ℗ 2015 Idlewild...

The Reprise Albums Collection - 1986-2000 - Dwight Yoakam

3 days ago - Apple iTunes Top 25 New Releases
The Reprise Albums Collection - 1986-2000 Dwight Yoakam Release Date: April 14, 2015 Total Songs: 104 Genre: Country Price: $79.99 Copyright ℗ 2015...

Into the Wild Life - Halestorm

4 days ago - Apple iTunes Top 25 New Releases
Into the Wild Life Halestorm Release Date: April 14, 2015 Total Songs: 13 Genre: Rock Price: $8.99 Copyright ℗ 2015 Atlantic Recording Corporation f...

La Vida Entera (feat. Marco Antonio Solís) - Single - Camila

4 days ago - Apple iTunes Top 25 New Releases
La Vida Entera (feat. Marco Antonio Solís) - Single Camila Release Date: April 14, 2015 Total Songs: 1 Genre: Pop in Spanish Price: $1.29 Copyright ...

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News

Saudi vows to cover UN aid call for Yemen, keeps up air raids

52 minutes ago - Yahoo News
Saudi Arabia pledged Saturday to cover the entire $274 million in humanitarian aid sought by the UN for conflict-torn Yemen, which has also been the t...

Iraqi official: Ground forces enter Iraq's biggest refinery

46 minutes ago - Yahoo News
BAGHDAD (AP) — A senior Iraqi military official says Iraqi ground forces have secured the perimeter around the country's biggest oil refinery and en...

'Scared for My Daughters': Dad Fights Off Naked Burglar

1 hour 27 minutes ago - MSNBC Top Stories
John Davalos came face to face with a naked burglar in his Spring Valley apartment just after midnight on Friday

Why College Massacre May Leave 650,000 Homeless

1 hour 6 minutes ago - MSNBC Top Stories
The massacre at a Kenyan college which left almost 150 people dead may be about to spark a full-fledged humanitarian crisis

New Hampshire clash of Republican presidential contenders

1 hour 3 minutes ago - Yahoo News
NASHUA, N.H. (AP) — The Republican Party's most ambitious have stormed into New Hampshire for an early state showdown that highlighted the diversity...

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Politics

Rubio warns on Iran, terror threat to U.S.

Yesterday - Politico
He even raised the possibility of an Iranian missile strike on the homeland

Michigan's Snyder holds talks on 2016 run

Yesterday - Politico
Ad maker Fred Davis said the governor is "pondering the decision."

Economic View: Why Americans Don’t Want to Soak the Rich

Yesterday - New York Times Politics
How you make sense of this seeming paradox of rising inequality and flat or declining support for redistribution depends on your ideological assumptio...

Marco Rubio Swings Through New Hampshire

Yesterday - New York Times Politics
On his first day on the campaign trail as a declared 2016 presidential candidate, Senator Marco Rubio, Republican of Florida, embraced New Hampshire...

Robert P. Griffin Dies at 91; Senator Urged Nixon to Quit

Yesterday - New York Times Politics
Mr. Griffin, a former Republican senator and congressman from Michigan, championed a law to fight corruption in labor unions

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Pop Culture

2015 ACM Awards: Star Sightings

5 hours 53 minutes ago - ETOnline

Perez Reviews: An American In Paris

7 hours 3 minutes ago - Perez Hilton
Stunning, sensational, dazzling and epic! These are just a few of the adjectives that first come to mind when describing An American In Paris. It took...

Sofia Vergara Responds to Ex Nick Loeb's Frozen Embryo Claims

7 hours 24 minutes ago - Extra
Sofia Vergara has broken her silence regarding claims made earlier this week alleging she wanted to destroy frozen embryos she created with ex-boyfrie...

Star Wars Director J.J. Abrams Takes On The Twizzler Challenge With None Other Than Chewbacca!

7 hours 33 minutes ago - Perez Hilton
J.J. Abrams is one good sport! On April 16, the Star Wars: The Force Awakens director took part in the Twizzler challenge, a movement designed to brin...

Sofia Vergara Refutes Ex-Fiance’s Claims She Wanted Frozen Embryos Destroyed

Yesterday - ETOnline
The actress' attorney fires back at Nick Loeb's 'uncredible' lawsuit

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Science

Free-Floating Cancer Cells Are Infecting Clams On The East Coast

Yesterday - Pop Sci
Clams are threatened by predators who love seeing them served up on a plate drenched in butter and garlic, nestled in folds of fresh pasta--or splatte...

Bomb Squad Robot Delivers Pizza, Saves A Man's Life

Yesterday - Pop Sci
Sometimes, a kind hand holding out a pizza is enough, even if that hand is attached to the mechanical arm of a bomb squad robot. On Monday, California...

Watch This Autonomous Drone Eat Fuel In The Sky

Yesterday - Pop Sci
We are so far in the future of aircraft that a stealthy autonomous flying wing simply existing is just sort of a given. The U.S. Navy’s X-47B is a t...

Discovering Supernovae

Yesterday - Pop Sci
Citizen scientists discover new supernovae at Zooniverse.org

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Sports

Lack helps Canucks top Flames 4-1, even series (Yahoo Sports)

6 hours 35 minutes ago - Yahoo Sports
VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) -- Eddie Lack made 22 saves and the Vancouver Canucks defeated the Calgary Flames 4-1 on Friday night to even their f...

NHL player Jarret Stoll arrested in Las Vegas (Yahoo Sports)

6 hours 13 minutes ago - Yahoo Sports
LAS VEGAS (AP) -- Los Angeles Kings center Jarret Stoll was arrested Friday for suspected cocaine possession at the MGM Grand Hotel's Wet Republic poo...

Lack helps Canucks top Flames 4-1, even series

5 hours 35 minutes ago - CBS Sports
VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) Eddie Lack made 22 saves and the Vancouver Canucks defeated the Calgary Flames 4-1 on Friday night to even their fir...

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T.V.

Stan Lee Throws Shade at DC, Talks About Upcoming Marvel Projects

Yesterday - TV Guide
"The things I'll do for free razors!" Stan Lee joked at a recent Gillette / Avengers crossover event.(The shaving company is putting out razors based...

See the Batfleck Suit in the New Trailer for Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice

Yesterday - TV Guide
It's happening!On Friday afternoon, director Zack Snyder tweeted the first trailer for the upcoming Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice.See Jesse Eisen...

Tim McGraw Defends Himself Against Pro-Gun Advocates Criticizing Sandy Hook Benefit

Yesterday - TV Guide
Tim McGraw has enraged the pro-gun rights crowd by announcing a benefit for a charity that supports gun control, according to Rolling Stone.As part of...

Which Marvel Project Is John Ridley Cooking Up with ABC? Here Are Our Best Guesses

Yesterday - TV Guide
There's more Marvel coming to your TV!John Ridley -- who produced 12 Years a Slave and American Crime -- is developing a television series for ABC bas...

Nooooooooo! Sábado Gigante Cancelled After 53 Seasons

Yesterday - TV Guide
Qué lástima!Univision has cancelled Sábado Gigante, a Spanish-language weekly variety show, after 53 years on the air, the Miami Herald reports.Mus...

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Technology

Is There Any Escape From Game of Thrones Spoilers?

35 minutes ago - Wired
HBO's Game of Thrones is on a course to outpace the books. Is there any way readers can avoid spoilers? The post Is There Any Escape From Game of Thro...

While You Were Offline: Star Wars’ New Droid BB-8 Wins the Internet

34 minutes ago - Wired
This week the Star Wars universe introduced us to a new droid and Hillary Clinton introduced her new logo. The Internet had opinions on both. The pos...

An Ode to New Horizons

1 hour 19 minutes ago - Wired
New Horizon's first color picture of Pluto and its moon was nothing more than a big dot and a little dot. So why does it resonate so deeply within us?...

Tiny trackpad uses your thumbnail to navigate devices

3 hours 2 minutes ago - Engadget
Several companies are working on eye-tracking tech as a way to navigate devices. A team of MIT researchers, however, have their eyes set on another bo...

If you want to chat on Steam, spend at least $5

Yesterday - Engadget
Earlier this week Valve introduced Steam Guard Mobile Authenticator as a means to keep its users safe from phishing attempts, and now it's taken anoth...

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U.S.

Police: Armed, Barricaded Person Shot and Killed by Officer

23 minutes ago - ABC News
St. Louis County police: Armed, barricaded person in home shot and killed by officer

First WWI gas attack produced new horrors, changed warfare

1 hour 30 minutes ago - US News
STEENSTRATE, Belgium (AP) — As a spring breeze wafted into his trench, commander Georges Lamour of the French 73rd infantry saw something almost sur...

New Hampshire clash of Republican presidential contenders

1 hour 3 minutes ago - US News
NASHUA, N.H. (AP) — The Republican Party's most ambitious have stormed into New Hampshire for an early state showdown that highlighted the diversity...

Iraqi official: Ground forces enter Iraq's biggest refinery

46 minutes ago - US News
BAGHDAD (AP) — A senior Iraqi military official says Iraqi ground forces have secured the perimeter around the country's biggest oil refinery and en...

Anti-immigrant violence in South Africa spreads

1 hour 49 minutes ago - US News
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South African media reports say mobs have attacked shops owned by immigrants in a poor area of Johannesburg following similar vi...

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World

United Arab Emirates poised to bid for 2021 Rugby League World Cup

38 minutes ago - Guardian
• Head of fledgling sport in UAE says country offers ideal location• Host nation decision expected to be announced in October 2016The United Arab...

BP Deepwater Horizon oil spill five years on – in pictures

35 minutes ago - Guardian
The massive 2010 oil spill continues to affect the gulf coast of Louisiana, where the health and livelihood of small fishers and oystermen have wanedL...

Our 10 best lamb recipes

35 minutes ago - Guardian
For our final 10 Best feature, we tuck into a succulent lamb shawarma, an African-influenced cassoulet and terrific Turkish lahmacun. Next week, we in...

Thirty years on, scientist who discovered ozone layer hole warns: ‘it will still take years to heal’

30 minutes ago - Guardian
The lessons of a landmark moment in climate research have not been learnedIt is popularly viewed as one of the greatest environmental success stories...

Saudis meet Yemen aid call

20 minutes ago - BBC
Saudi Arabia, which is leading an air campaign against rebels in Yemen, has pledged the $274m (£183m; €255m) in aid to the country called for by th...

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Live News

Is There Any Escape From Game of Thrones Spoilers? - Wired
HBO's Game of Thrones is on a course to outpace the books. Is there any way readers can avoid spoilers? The post Is There Any Escape From Game of Thro...

While You Were Offline: Star Wars’ New Droid BB-8 Wins the Internet - Wired
This week the Star Wars universe introduced us to a new droid and Hillary Clinton introduced her new logo. The Internet had opinions on both. The pos...

United Arab Emirates poised to bid for 2021 Rugby League World Cup - Guardian
• Head of fledgling sport in UAE says country offers ideal location• Host nation decision expected to be announced in October 2016The United Arab ...

BP Deepwater Horizon oil spill five years on – in pictures - Guardian
The massive 2010 oil spill continues to affect the gulf coast of Louisiana, where the health and livelihood of small fishers and oystermen have wanedL...

Our 10 best lamb recipes - Guardian
For our final 10 Best feature, we tuck into a succulent lamb shawarma, an African-influenced cassoulet and terrific Turkish lahmacun. Next week, we in...

Thirty years on, scientist who discovered ozone layer hole warns: ‘it will still take years to heal’ - Guardian
The lessons of a landmark moment in climate research have not been learnedIt is popularly viewed as one of the greatest environmental success stories ...