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Saturday, January 24, 2015

Apple's missing spark, hands-on with HoloLens, the end of Skymall and other stories you might've missed this week

10 minutes ago - Engadget
Microsoft dives head-first into augmented reality, President Obama addresses the State of the Union -- and the internet-- and (say it ain't so!) Skyma... by Jaime Brackeen

Spanish Police Arrest 4 Suspected Members of Jihadi Cell

13 minutes ago - MSNBC Top Stories
The two sets of radicalized brothers were ready to carry out an attack and received orders from ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, authorities said

Sundance Watch: Franco falls in love, Reed coy on engagement

20 minutes ago - Yahoo News
PARK CITY, Utah (AP) — The Associated Press is all over the Sundance Film Festival, from its premieres to the Hollywood glitz. Here's what they've s...

No. 3 Gonzaga tops Pacific 91-60, wins 36th straight at home

20 minutes ago - Yahoo News
SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Przemek Karnowski and Gary Bell Jr. each scored 13 points as No. 3 Gonzaga routed Pacific 91-60 on Saturday night, extending t...

 

2016 race kicks off with long day of auditions in Iowa

1 minute ago - CNN Politics
The 2016 Republican presidential race in Iowa got its unofficial start Saturday with a marathon of speeches, giving close to a dozen potential candida...

Eyes on Pluto for historic encounter

6 minutes ago - BBC
Nasa's mission to Pluto gets under way in earnest as the New Horizons probe starts taking the pictures needed for July's close flyby

Apple's missing spark, hands-on with HoloLens, the end of Skymall and other stories you might've missed this week

10 minutes ago - Engadget
Microsoft dives head-first into augmented reality, President Obama addresses the State of the Union -- and the internet-- and (say it ain't so!) Skyma... by Jaime Brackeen

Wild Start to GOP Primary Season at 'Freedom Summit'

13 minutes ago - MSNBC Politics
Iowa congressman Steve King says the 2016 Republican primary will be "greatest show in America," and if a summit is any indication, he may be right

 

Business

How Ritz-Carlton's Secret Customer Service Sauce Creates Indelible Memories

2 hours 15 minutes ago - Forbes
Being a customer service consultant is at times like being a professional banger of my head against the wall. A specific frustration is the difficult...

Obama Pushes For Deeper Corporate Connections With India

2 hours ago - Forbes
Obama's India trip more about big business than foreign policy

Top 10 Companies Hiring Foreign Workers

2 hours ago - Forbes
The immigration debate may seem more like a low skilled labor, border control issue. But in the real halls of power, the immigration issue is about su...

Renren's Investments In Innovative Tech Startups Look To Boost Core

3 hours ago - Forbes
Chinese social networking site Renren has been making steady investments in tech startups as it seeks to broaden its revenue stream, become profitabl...

IRS Advice On Marijuana: Deduct It...But Prepare For 50% Tax

4 hours 9 minutes ago - Forbes
WIth legal medical marijuana in 23 states and 4 states even allowing recreational use, IRS is finally loosening tax rules. Taxing the drug is becoming...

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Fashion

Taylor Swift Does, in Fact, Have a Belly Button

7 hours 39 minutes ago - The Cut
Despite her well-documented love of crop tops, Taylor Swift is shy about showing her belly button — so shy, in fact, that some people had begun to w...

Senator Kirsten Gillibrand Talks Campus Rape at Sundance

10 hours 31 minutes ago - The Cut
New York Senator Kirsten Gillibrand sat quietly in the middle of the Marc theater yesterday at the Sundance premiere of The Hunting Ground, the lates...

This Week's 10 Biggest Fashion Stories

10 hours 45 minutes ago - Fashionista
Talk about Kendall Jenner overload

Camper’s Got a Cool (and Nostalgic) New Direction

Yesterday - The Cut
PARIS — When I entered the Camper presentation in the basement of the Palais de Tokyo yesterday, I was greeted by a spotlit photograph of a cadaver...

Lauren's Beloved (and Cheap!) Fleecy Turtleneck

Yesterday - Fashionista
It's only $9.90

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Food

Pork Shoulder Al'Diavolo

22 hours 44 minutes ago - epicurious
Recipe from Bon Appétit

Rice Pudding with Fresh Pears and Honey

Yesterday - epicurious
Recipe from Bon Appétit

Bourbon Maple Glazed Chicken Wings

2 days ago - Simply Recipes
These are sticky. These are messy. These are the best darn chicken wings I’ve ever had. As in keep them away from me or I’ll eat them all. As in p...

Beef Stroganoff

2 days ago - Simply Recipes
Oh Beef Stroganoff—the ultimate comfort food! Tender strips of beef and mushrooms are first sautéed in butter, then swirled with sour cream to mak...

Roasted Acorn and Delicata Squash Salad

2 days ago - epicurious
Recipe from Epicurious

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Games

Top 10 Dogs in Gaming!

1 hour 53 minutes ago - Gamespot
What's the best dog in gaming? Danny, Andy and a room of cool people at PAX South worked together to create & edit this top 10 list in under an hour

Tomb Rider 3D - Exclusive Review

2 hours 46 minutes ago - Gamespot
Danny, Chris, and Alexa review the San Antonio exclusive shooter Tomb Rider 3D on their first day at PAX South 2015

Molyneux: HoloLens Is More Exciting Than VR, But What's the Killer App?

4 hours 51 minutes ago - Gamespot
Fable creator Peter Molyneux thinks that Microsoft's recently announced HoloLens augmented reality is potentially more interesting than Oculus Rift an...

First-person puzzler Magnetic: Cage Closed is like Portal, cubed

5 hours ago - Joystiq
Guru Games isn't afraid of having their recently-announced game, Magnetic: Cage Closed compared to Portal. In fact, that's where it started: a school...

Windows 10 Xbox App Now Available to Testers

5 hours 57 minutes ago - Gamespot
Microsoft's Windows Insider program that allows members to test early version of Windows 10 has added an early version of the Xbox app to it's latest...

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Health

California Law Makes It Harder to Skip Vaccinations

6 hours 50 minutes ago - MSNBC Health
The issue has taken new prominence as California deals with an outbreak of measles that originated at Disneyland last month, sickening 78 people

Closing Your Eyes Helps You Remember Stuff

10 hours 45 minutes ago - Yahoo Health
Some people close their eyes, as though lost in thought, when they’re trying to remember some detail from the past. Are they one to something?

Things That Always Happen in Movie Love Scenes and Never in Real Life

11 hours 44 minutes ago - Yahoo Health
If you're like most people, movies had one of the biggest influences on what you thought nookie was supposed to look, feel, and sound like when you we...

113 Pounds Lost: Pamela Kicked the Extra Pounds – And Her Meds – To The Curb

12 hours 44 minutes ago - Yahoo Health
When did you start trying to lose weight? Yes! It does not matter how many times you have failed before, you only have to be successful once

Looking to Boost Your Exercise Level? Here Are Some Helpful Tips

13 hours 8 minutes ago - Health
SATURDAY, Jan. 24, 2015 (HealthDay News) — The excitement and anticipation surrounding the upcoming Super Bowl may prompt some people to take up a n...

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Humor

5 Awful Realities of Transporting Human Corpses for a Job

19 hours 45 minutes ago - Cracked
By Jason Iannone,Kevin Courtney Published: January 24th, 2015 

5 Gadgets that Make Simple Foods Way Harder to Prepare

19 hours 45 minutes ago - Cracked
By Jason Iannone Published: January 24th, 2015 

5 Creepy Dating Site Messages Every Woman Has Received

19 hours 45 minutes ago - Cracked
By Alice Jane Axness Published: January 24th, 2015 

23 Insane Surgeries You Won't Believe Actually Happened

19 hours 45 minutes ago - Cracked
By CRACKED Readers Published: January 24th, 2015 

5 Easy Ways to Understand Game Theory (For Jerks)

19 hours 45 minutes ago - Cracked
By Luke McKinney Published: January 24th, 2015 

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Movies

Margot Robbie Finds Herself at 'Dangerous Odds in Gambling Drama

1 hour 32 minutes ago - First Showing
Ever since her breakthrough role in The Wolf of Wall Street, the stunning Margot Robbie has been landing some big roles. She next stars alongside Will...

Sundance 2015: Taking 'A Walk in the Woods' is Exhausting & Wasteful

2 hours 5 minutes ago - First Showing
When Robert Redford, the founder of the Sundance Film Festival, has a film playing here in Park City, you hope for the best. It wasn't Redford's idea...

Sundance Film Festival Diary – Day 2

7 hours 56 minutes ago - Coming Soon
Reviews of A Walk in the Woods, Z for Zachariah & The End of the Tour The post Sundance Film Festival Diary – Day 2 appeared first on ComingSoon.net...

Sundance 2015: 'Misery Loves Comedy' Fascinating & Full of Laughs

9 hours 32 minutes ago - First Showing
Comedy is one of those magical things that can bring complete strangers together, all laughing as an instinctual response to a stand-up comedian, an o...

Sundance 2015: Kirby Dick's Damning New Doc 'The Hunting Ground'

10 hours 19 minutes ago - First Showing
Let me say this upfront because I must confess: it is very hard to analyze a documentary on its technical merits when it is so excruciatingly emotiona...

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Music

Then Came the Morning - The Lone Bellow

7 hours 29 minutes ago - Apple iTunes Top 25 New Releases
Then Came the Morning The Lone Bellow Release Date: January 23, 2015 Total Songs: 13 Genre: Alternative Price: By Song Only Copyright ℗ 2015 Descen...

United We Are - Hardwell

7 hours 29 minutes ago - Apple iTunes Top 25 New Releases
United We Are Hardwell Release Date: January 23, 2015 Total Songs: 15 Genre: Dance Price: $9.99 Copyright ℗ 2015 Revealed Recordings under exclusive...

Title - Single - Meghan Trainor & Tom Dobson

Yesterday - Apple iTunes Top 25 New Releases
Title - Single Meghan Trainor & Tom Dobson Release Date: January 22, 2015 Total Songs: 1 Genre: Pop Price: $0.99 Copyright ℗ 2015 Meghan Trainor & T...

Christian Songs for Kid's - Countdown Kids

2 days ago - Apple iTunes Top 25 New Releases
Christian Songs for Kid's Countdown Kids Release Date: January 20, 2015 Total Songs: 20 Genre: Christian & Gospel Price: $5.99 Copyright ℗ 2015 Suit...

Vulnicura - Björk

3 days ago - Apple iTunes Top 25 New Releases
Vulnicura Björk Release Date: January 20, 2015 Total Songs: 9 Genre: Alternative Price: $10.99 Copyright ℗ 2015 One Little Indian

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News

Wild Start to GOP Primary Season at 'Freedom Summit'

1 hour 51 minutes ago - MSNBC Top Stories
Iowa congressman Steve King says the 2016 Republican primary will be "greatest show in America," and if a summit is any indication, he may be right

Santa Ana Winds Wreak Havoc in Southern California

1 hour 6 minutes ago - MSNBC Top Stories
High winds toppled power lines and trees and left 23,000 people without power, authorities said

Spanish Police Arrest 4 Suspected Members of Jihadi Cell

31 minutes ago - MSNBC Top Stories
The two sets of radicalized brothers were ready to carry out an attack and received orders from ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, authorities said

Sundance Watch: Franco falls in love, Reed coy on engagement

46 minutes ago - Yahoo News
PARK CITY, Utah (AP) — The Associated Press is all over the Sundance Film Festival, from its premieres to the Hollywood glitz. Here's what they've s...

No. 3 Gonzaga tops Pacific 91-60, wins 36th straight at home

27 minutes ago - Yahoo News
SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Przemek Karnowski and Gary Bell Jr. each scored 13 points as No. 3 Gonzaga routed Pacific 91-60 on Saturday night, extending t...

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Politics

Wild Start to GOP Primary Season at 'Freedom Summit'

1 hour 51 minutes ago - MSNBC Politics
Iowa congressman Steve King says the 2016 Republican primary will be "greatest show in America," and if a summit is any indication, he may be right

GOP clown car runs into ditch

2 hours 40 minutes ago - Politico
Simon says the Republican Party's clown car has become a clown van

Charles Koch: We're just getting started

1 hour 11 minutes ago - Politico
The Kochs and their allies in recent months have taken steps towards increased transparency

Lena Dunham Slams 'Puritanical' America To Sundance Cheers...

1 hour 15 minutes ago - Drudge Report
Lena Dunham Slams 'Puritanical' America To Sundance Cheers...(Third column, 6th story, link)

Wild Start to GOP Primary Season at 'Freedom Summit'

1 hour 51 minutes ago - MSNBC Politics
Iowa congressman Steve King says the 2016 Republican primary will be "greatest show in America," and if a summit is any indication, he may be right

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Pop Culture

Surprise! Rihanna Drops New Song With Kanye West and Paul McCartney

47 minutes ago - ETOnline
What better way to celebrate the weekend than with a brand-new Rihanna song? On Saturday afternoon, the 26-year-old singer dropped the latest track fr...

This Wrong 'Wheel of Fortune' Answer Kept Getting Repeated and Repeated

2 hours 34 minutes ago - ETOnline
Persistence is often the key to winning a game, but on Wheel of Fortune, it doesn't always pay off. It was a classic case of contestants mistakenly gu...

Kylie Jenner Denies Reports That She Dropped Out Of School! See What She Said HERE!

3 hours 42 minutes ago - Perez Hilton
She must've been tired of these rumors these past few months! Kylie Jenner recently clarified some things about her education after many had believed...

Lindsay Lohan Credits Her Calvin Kleins for Helping Fight Off Rare Virus

4 hours 48 minutes ago - ETOnline
Lindsay Lohan is posing in Calvin Klein underwear, but is she Photoshopping? Lohan took a selfie on Saturday to credit her Calvin Kleins for helping h...

​Jennifer Aniston & Owen Wilson Team Up For She's Funny That Way! Watch The Trailer HERE!

4 hours 46 minutes ago - Perez Hilton
For years, we've been hearing about the film that Jennifer Aniston and Owen Wilson were teaming up for, and it's finally here! The first trailer for S...

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Science

Scientists Figure Out How To Unboil Eggs

Yesterday - Pop Sci
It has often been said that you can't unscramble an egg. But you might be able to unboil one. When you boil an egg, the heat causes the proteins insi...

DARPA Wants Drones To Hunt In Packs

Yesterday - Pop Sci
Drones work best operating in packs. Last year, a study by the RAND corporation showed that when two or more drones are tracking the same target, they...

Kill Dead Zones With This Small Box

Yesterday - Pop Sci
Problem If you live in or near a city, it’s hard to imagine not finding a cell signal. Telecommunication companies spend hundreds of millions of do...

The Year Ahead (And Behind) in Robotics

Yesterday - Pop Sci
The biggest trends, good and bad, shaping robotics right now…

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T.V.

Battle of the Housewives! Joanna Krupa Sues Brandi Glanville Over Infidelity, Smelly Vagina Allegations

4 hours 38 minutes ago - TV Guide
Real Housewives of Miamistar Joanna Krupa has sued Beverly Hills housewife Brandi Glanville for slander, People reports.According to papers filed on J...

On the Set of Sleepy Hollow: How to Make a Monster (And John Cho's Neck Skin)

4 hours 20 minutes ago - TV Guide
While many shows rely heavily on CGI to create the things that go bump in the night, Sleepy Hollowprefers good ol' fashioned practical effects for it'...

Black Sails Season 2: Can Flint Regain the Trust of His Men?

11 hours 14 minutes ago - TV Guide
It's the best of times and worst of times for Black Sails' Capt. Flint as Season 2 of the Starz pirate drama begins.Although the new season begins pre...

Chicago Cubs Hall of Famer Ernie Banks Dies at 83

12 hours 19 minutes ago - TV Guide
Ernie Banks, a two-time MVP slugger for the Chicago Cubs, died Friday night at 83, according to The Associated Press."Words cannot express how importa...

Stephen Collins and Faye Grant Settle Divorce After Molestation Confession

12 hours 16 minutes ago - TV Guide
Stephen Collins and Faye Grant have settled their messy divorce, which resulted in a leaked tape of the 7th Heaven star confessing to molesting three...

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Technology

Apple's missing spark, hands-on with HoloLens, the end of Skymall and other stories you might've missed this week

15 minutes ago - Engadget
Microsoft dives head-first into augmented reality, President Obama addresses the State of the Union -- and the internet-- and (say it ain't so!) Skyma...

Are early stage startup valuations determined at random?

41 minutes ago - Venture Beat
To many, it seems like early stage startup valuations are determined at random. Given that these companies often fetch higher valuations vs. their cou...

As Cloud Arrives On Main Street, We Need A New Set Of Metrics For Cloud SLAs

1 hour 44 minutes ago - Techcrunch
 A lot can happen in a year, and in the world of cloud computing, 2014 was a breakout one. Cloud adoption finally experienced a tornado of demand tha...

VRSE readies a production farm for experimental VR works

2 hours 21 minutes ago - Engadget
Virtual reality is in the midst of an ongoing renaissance, sparking incredible interest from every side of the spectrum, including tech giants like Fa...

Microsoft’s Revolution deal is the latest proof the company is serious about open source

3 hours 19 minutes ago - Venture Beat
A significant percentage of Microsoft’s revenue comes from the sale of proprietary software like Office and a little thing called Windows. Despite t...

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U.S.

Explosion shakes Afghan capital, police expect casualties

59 minutes ago - US News
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghan police say a truck has exploded on the outskirts of the capital, possibly causing casualties in the first attack in...

Sundance Watch: Franco falls in love, Reed coy on engagement

46 minutes ago - US News
PARK CITY, Utah (AP) — The Associated Press is all over the Sundance Film Festival, from its premieres to the Hollywood glitz. Here's what they've s...

Johansen gets help in winning NHL breakaway skills challenge

1 hour 18 minutes ago - US News
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ryan Johansen of the hometown Columbus Blue Jackets pulled a kid out of the stands and guided him to a goal to win the breakaw...

Quick Quote: What Jenji Kohan wishes

1 hour 14 minutes ago - US News
PARK CITY, Utah (AP) — "I wish everyone would get naked and simulate sex all the time, but they won't."

First Look: Reynolds charms in drama 'Mississippi Grind'

1 hour 5 minutes ago - US News
PARK CITY, Utah (AP) — Two wildly different strangers with a shared and debilitating love of rainbows and poker take a high stakes gambling road tri...

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World

Eyes on Pluto for historic encounter

15 minutes ago - BBC
Nasa's mission to Pluto gets under way in earnest as the New Horizons probe starts taking the pictures needed for July's close flyby

VIDEO: Baseball's unhealthy habit

32 minutes ago - BBC
The fight against baseball's toxic tradition

Junior rugby campaign urges silence

1 hour 17 minutes ago - BBC
Parents and coaches at junior rugby matches in Yorkshire are being asked to watch in silence as part of a drive to "challenge pitch-side behaviour"

Greeks vote in 'make-or-break' poll

1 hour 8 minutes ago - BBC
Greeks vote in general elections, with the anti-austerity Syriza and the centre-right New Democracy parties seen as front-runners in a tight race

From fags to fashion to jam – we are addicted to brands

2 hours 15 minutes ago - Guardian
The debate about plain packaging for cigarettes points up a truth about us being hooked on labels more generallyNigel Farage, a man who prides himself...

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Live News

2016 race kicks off with long day of auditions in Iowa - CNN Politics
The 2016 Republican presidential race in Iowa got its unofficial start Saturday with a marathon of speeches, giving close to a dozen potential candida...

Eyes on Pluto for historic encounter - BBC
Nasa's mission to Pluto gets under way in earnest as the New Horizons probe starts taking the pictures needed for July's close flyby.

Apple's missing spark, hands-on with HoloLens, the end of Skymall and other stories you might've missed this week - Engadget
Microsoft dives head-first into augmented reality, President Obama addresses the State of the Union -- and the internet-- and (say it ain't so!) Skyma...

Wild Start to GOP Primary Season at 'Freedom Summit' - MSNBC Politics
Iowa congressman Steve King says the 2016 Republican primary will be "greatest show in America," and if a summit is any indication, he may be right.

Wild Start to GOP Primary Season at 'Freedom Summit' - MSNBC Top Stories
Iowa congressman Steve King says the 2016 Republican primary will be "greatest show in America," and if a summit is any indication, he may be right.

Santa Ana Winds Wreak Havoc in Southern California - MSNBC Top Stories
High winds toppled power lines and trees and left 23,000 people without power, authorities said.