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Friday, April 18, 2014

Compensation battle rages four years after BP's U.S. oil spill

1 minute ago - Reuters
(Reuters) - Four years after the Deepwater Horizon spill, oil is still washing up on the long sandy beaches of Grand Isle, Louisiana, and some islande...

About Face! The Many Marvelous Looks of Johnny Depp

6 minutes ago - MSNBC Top Stories
The actor looks pretty normal in his new film "Transcendence," but he's famous for more exotic movie makeovers by Alexander Smith

Kate Suggests Alpaca Toupee For Prince William's Bald Spot

6 minutes ago - MSNBC Top Stories
The comb-over, the baseball cap or just the good old-fashioned wig have all been used by men through the ages attempting to battle baldness by Alexander Smith

Candy Crush developer admits it can't really own the word 'Candy'

8 minutes ago - Engadget
Although King's $7 billion empire is built on the slim foundation of its lone blockbuster, Candy Crush Saga, many thought its efforts to trademark "Sa... by Steve Dent

 

Compensation battle rages four years after BP's U.S. oil spill

1 minute ago - Reuters
(Reuters) - Four years after the Deepwater Horizon spill, oil is still washing up on the long sandy beaches of Grand Isle, Louisiana, and some islande...

Deputies: Man Smothered Crying Son Over Video Game

3 minutes ago - ABC News
Florida man smothered his crying toddler so he could play Xbox games, deputies say

Atlanta Residents Object to Planned Priests' Home

3 minutes ago - ABC News
In latest controversy involving Archdiocese of Atlanta, residents object to home for priests

About Face! The Many Marvelous Looks of Johnny Depp

6 minutes ago - MSNBC Top Stories
The actor looks pretty normal in his new film "Transcendence," but he's famous for more exotic movie makeovers by Alexander Smith

 

Business

Pro-Russia activists refuse to retreat

57 minutes ago - Financial Times
Activists stay put ignoring diplomatic breakthrough on Thursday that laid out steps to disarm demonstrators and ease tensions

Top Hedge Funds Take Hit on Tech

5 hours 11 minutes ago - Wall Street Journal
A tough winter is turning into an ugly spring for top hedge funds, as a tendency to cluster into the same trades is stinging many star managers

HTC Hires Former Samsung Marketing Chief

2 hours 44 minutes ago - Wall Street Journal
Paul Golden, who helped create Samsung Electronics Co.'s successful Galaxy brand, is now a consultant for HTC Chairwoman Cher Wang

Home-Price Rises Slow in China

3 hours 26 minutes ago - Wall Street Journal
Lending limits and concerns about price cuts have hit demand, analysts and property developers say

J.P. Morgan Shuffles Asia Chief

3 hours 4 minutes ago - Wall Street Journal
The chairman and chief executive in China for J.P. Morgan Chase & Co., Shao Zili, is set to leave those roles and become its vice chairman for the Asi...

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Fashion

Tyler's Full White Midi Skirt

Yesterday - Fashionista
It's swishy and everything

Zosia Mamet and Zoe Kazan Star In the World's Prettiest Zombie Flick

Yesterday - Fashionista
Honor immortalized its Spring 2014 collection (and Zosia Mamet's long hair) in a dark but super girly fashion film

Look of the Day: Lea Seydoux Is a Miu Miu Princess

Yesterday - Fashionista
What girl wouldn't want to wear a metallic pink gown?

Sky Ferreira's Credit Card Got Rejected at Saint Laurent

Yesterday - The Cut
Perhaps the biggest bombshell in Marisa Meltzer's bombshell-heavy Times profile of Sky Ferreira comes when the Saint Laurent face reveals that she onl...

A Tribute to Victoria Beckham's Signature Pose

Yesterday - Fashionista
Happy 40th birthday, Victoria Beckham!

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Food

Arugula-Stuffed Leg of Lamb with Roasted Spring Vegetables

7 hours ago - epicurious
Recipe from Gourmet Live

Pea, Asparagus, and Fava Bean Salad

Yesterday - epicurious
Recipe from Bon Appétit

Thyme Honey Glazed Ham

2 days ago - epicurious
Recipe from Gourmet

Ham and Asparagus Strata

3 days ago - Simply Recipes
You know those times when you make something so good, you can’t wait for an excuse to make it again? This is one of those times. Wow. Perfect for a...

Carrot Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting

3 days ago - epicurious
Recipe from Epicurious

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Games

Sci-fi RTS Salvaged takes two screens to play on PC, tablet

4 hours 1 minute ago - Joystiq
Opposable Games recently showed off Salvaged, a real-time strategy game that requires a bit of multitasking from its players. The tactical sci-fi game...

Pinball Arcade Season 3 tables coming to PS4 April 22

Yesterday - Joystiq
FarSight Studios will launch a pair of new tables for the PlayStation 4 version of Pinball Arcade next week, bringing it up to speed with recent PlayS...

Game Atelier apps go free to promote Flying Hamster 2

Yesterday - Joystiq
French developer The Game Atelier has discounted its digital games catalog to spur backer support for Flying Hamster 2, releasing many of its previous...

Dynasty Warriors 8 bug reports requested for PS4, Vita versions

Yesterday - Joystiq
Tecmo Koei has issued a public request for feedback from players experiencing bugs within the newly launched PlayStation 4 and PS Vita versions of Dyn...

Gold Rush-era empire builder 1849 strikes paydirt on May 8

Yesterday - Joystiq
While normally you'd need a mule and scraggly beard to properly reenact the California Gold Rush, developer SomaSim's upcoming 1849 will allow players...

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Health

Compensation battle rages four years after BP's U.S. oil spill

54 minutes ago - Yahoo Health
Four years after the Deepwater Horizon spill, oil is still washing up on the long sandy beaches of Grand Isle, Louisiana, and some islanders are fed u...

As opposition grows, China defends plans for petrochemical plants

3 hours 16 minutes ago - Yahoo Health
By Chen Aizhu BEIJING (Reuters) - China has launched an intense media campaign to defend the safety of producing a chemical used to make polyester fib...

Toronto Mayor Ford opens re-election bid with 'cut the gravy' vow

Yesterday - Yahoo Health
By Cameron French TORONTO (Reuters) - Toronto Mayor Rob Ford launched his re-election campaign on Friday, acknowledging the crack-cocaine scandal that...

'X-Men' director hit by sex abuse lawsuit weeks before premiere

Yesterday - Yahoo Health
By Dana Feldman and Eric Kelsey LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - A man who has sued filmmaker Bryan Singer, the director of the upcoming blockbuster action fil...

Tonsillectomy May Spur Weight Gain in Kids, But Won't Cause Obesity: Study

Yesterday - Yahoo Health
THURSDAY, April 17, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Some children gain weight after having their tonsils removed, but this weight gain is typically confined...

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Humor

Comic for April 18, 2014

6 hours 1 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

6 Hilarious Old-Timey Versions of Modern Vices

Yesterday - Cracked
By Raoni Lacerda,Adam Wears,Dylan Moore,Michael Dawson Published: April 17th, 2014  The media like to claim that millennials are the most narcissist...

The 6 Most Undeserving Lottery Winners in History

Yesterday - Cracked
By Pauli Poisou Published: April 17th, 2014  There are people who win the lottery and immediately devise a stoic attitude, a wise investment plan, a...

The 5 Worst Things About Getting a Job in a Small Town

Yesterday - Cracked
By John Cheese Published: April 17th, 2014  I live in the perpetually repressed Midwest (feel free to use that as your goth-rockabilly band name) wh...

4 Signs 'The Matrix' Directors' Next Film Won't Be 100% Crap

Yesterday - Cracked
By David Christopher Bell Published: April 17th, 2014  Apart from promising a solid two minutes of flashing neon laser ship battles and Channing Tat...

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Movies

Godzilla Director Gareth Edwards on Taking the Film Seriously

7 hours 1 minute ago - Coming Soon
Warner Bros. Pictures and Legendary Pictures have released a new video featuring Godzilla director Gareth Edwards talking about taking the film se...

How Big is a Full-Sized Dragon in Game of Thrones?

7 hours 1 minute ago - Coming Soon
"Game of Thrones" author George R.R. Martin has revealed just how big Daenerys Targaryen' dragons could get when full grown. Martin posted the above i...

Steven Spielberg Considering 'The Kidnapping of Edgardo Mortara'

6 hours 37 minutes ago - First Showing
It's been well over a year since Lincoln hit theaters, and director Steven Spielberg still hasn't figured out his next project. However, at least one...

First Trailer for Clint Eastwood's 'Jersey Boys' Musical Carries a Tune

Yesterday - First Showing
It's been awhile since we had a big screen musical that didn't come with a big name cast, and perhaps that's what makes Clint Eastwood's adaptation of...

RT Podcast: Ep. 3 - Christopher Meloni, Joel Surnow, & John Turturro

Yesterday - Rotten Tomatoes
In this giant-size edition, Matt Atchity & Grae Drake talk new movies with RT's Tim Ryan, and then interview Christopher Meloni and Joel Surnow about...

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Music

Watch Future And Kanye West Hit The Beach In 'I Won' Video

Yesterday - MTV News
Honest single gets a Hype Williams-directed visual.By Adam Fleischer Photo: Epic Records Earlier this month, Future described what the video...

Ariana Grande Teams With Iggy Azalea For 'Problems': See The Cover Art

Yesterday - MTV News
New track will drop in 10 days.By Maurice Bobb Photo: Jason Kempin/ Getty Images The Arianators have spoken. Last week, Ariana Grande took t...

Nas Makes First Signing On New Label

Yesterday - MTV News
The Queens rapper is giving Boldy James a shot.By Adam Fleischer Nas Photo: Getty Images With the recent release of Illmatic XX, Wednesday's...

Robert Pattinson Gets Some Backseat Sex In The 'Maps To The Stars' Trailer

Yesterday - MTV News
The new film from director David Cronenberg promises some steamy suspense.By Kat Rosenfield Photo: eOne Entertainment Today there's good news...

Chris Brown Looks Rough In His Mug Shot: See It Now

Yesterday - MTV News
Singer's mug shot has been released ahead of his assault trial. By Maurice Bobb Photo: WUSA9 Unfortunately for Chris Brown, there's no filte...

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News

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About Face! The Many Marvelous Looks of Johnny Depp

19 minutes ago - MSNBC Top Stories
The actor looks pretty normal in his new film "Transcendence," but he's famous for more exotic movie makeovers

Kate Suggests Alpaca Toupee For Prince William's Bald Spot

19 minutes ago - MSNBC Top Stories
The comb-over, the baseball cap or just the good old-fashioned wig have all been used by men through the ages attempting to battle baldness

The week in 33 photos

19 minutes ago - CNN Top Stories

Al-Qaida splinter group lashes out over Syria

35 minutes ago - Yahoo News
CAIRO (AP) — The spokesman of an al-Qaida breakaway group has slammed the terror network's chief, blaming him for the widening rift between rival Is...

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Politics

Book: How Obama, Holder agreed on DOMA

1 hour 56 minutes ago - Politico
The president and the attorney general were racing to get ahead of the Edith Windsor case

Dems' midterm strategy: Triage

1 hour 55 minutes ago - Politico
The party will likely leave some of its upstart hopefuls to fend for themselves

Oops! Brits Hire David Axelrod, But Can't Spell His Name

1 hour 57 minutes ago - MSNBC Politics
LONDON - The crowing announcement that Britain's Labour Party had hired Barack Obama's campaign guru and former adviser David Axelrod to help propel i...

FBI 'Failed to Investigate'...

5 hours 25 minutes ago - Drudge Report
FBI 'Failed to Investigate'...(Top headline, 3rd story, link)Related stories:XXX-MEN: Director accused of preying on 15-year-old aspiring actor at par...

'They'd rape you by the side of the hot tub....

5 hours 25 minutes ago - Drudge Report
'They'd rape you by the side of the hot tub....(Top headline, 2nd story, link)Related stories:XXX-MEN: Director accused of preying on 15-year-old aspi...

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Pop Culture

Community Star Joel McHale Completes A Wacky Mo'Nique-Themed Obstacle Course With Billy On The Street!

58 minutes ago - Perez Hilton
"Have fun getting raped by a homeless man tonight!' Well, that's not a sentence you hear every day! Unless you're hanging out with Billy Eichner of Bi...

Chocolate And Bunnies Galore!

1 hour 31 minutes ago - Perez Hilton
Happy early Easter to all you Christians and happy Easter to all who just really love those Cadburry cream eggs! May this weekend be filled with famil...

You'll Adore That THIS Star From Boy Meets World Will Be Directing An Upcoming Episode Of Girl Meets World!! Hint: It's One Of Your Favorites!

1 hour 57 minutes ago - Perez Hilton
Oooooh this is so COOL! The highly anticipated upcoming Girl Meets World series is getting a big star from the original show in the director's seat f...

Worst Proposal Ever! Boyfriend Gets So Nervous He Drops Engagement Ring Into A Lake Mid-Proposal!

2 hours 59 minutes ago - Perez Hilton
Sharif Uddin was planning on proposing to his girlfriend when he got bad case of the nerves! So, instead of popping the question, he dropped the engag...

Chloë Grace Moretz Signs On To ANOTHER Young Adult Book-To-Movie Adaptation! Find Out What Struggles She'll Be Facing This Time HERE!

3 hours 57 minutes ago - Perez Hilton
Seriously, let's be real for a second, Chloe Gracë Moretz is on FIRE! She's got a super successful Broadway show, The Library, her upcoming film If...

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Science

NASA Administrator and Senior Leaders to Outline NASA's "Path to Mars"

Yesterday - NASA
NASA Administrator Charles Bolden will outline NASA's human exploration path to Mars during a keynote address at the Humans to Mars Summit 2014 at 9 a...

The Digital Cameras NASA Sent Into Space In The 90s

Yesterday - Pop Sci
Kodak Hawkeye II Tethered Imaging Accessory Credit: James McGarvey In December 1975, a Kodak lab engineer created the first fully digital camera...

Did Iapetus's Mountains Fall From Space?

Yesterday - Pop Sci
The ridge of Iapetus NASA/JPL If you could hike to the equator of Saturn's moon Iapetus, you would find a strange sight: a sudden mountain range ju...

NASA's Kepler Telescope Discovers First Earth-Size Planet in 'Habitable Zone'

Yesterday - NASA
Using NASA's Kepler Space Telescope, astronomers have discovered the first Earth-size planet orbiting a star in the "habitable zone" -- the range of d...

Found: The Most Potentially Life-Friendly Exoplanet So Far

Yesterday - Pop Sci
What Kepler-186f Might Look Like If It Has Clouds and Seas NASA Ames/SETI Institute/JPL-CalTech Five hundred light-years away, Earth has a cousin...

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Sports

Larrazabal dives into water to shake hornets

3 hours 16 minutes ago - ESPN
Spain's Pablo Larrazabal has been forced to dive into a water hazard to avoid attacking hornets during his second round in the Malaysian Open on Frida...

Stastny leads Avs to 5-4 OT win over Wild (Yahoo Sports)

5 hours 30 minutes ago - Yahoo Sports
Paul Stastny scored 7:27 into overtime after tying the game with 13.4 seconds remaining in regulation, lifting the Colorado Avalanche to a 5-4 win ove...

Blues beat Blackhawks 4-3 in 3 OTs (Yahoo Sports)

5 hours 55 minutes ago - Yahoo Sports
Alexander Steen scored at 26 seconds of the third overtime to give the St. Louis Blues a 4-3 victory over the defending Stanley Cup champion Chicago B...

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T.V.

Survivor's L.J.: "I Was Completely Shocked" by Tony's Betrayal

7 hours 1 minute ago - TV Guide
Tony Vlachos is certainly not winning any friends on Survivor: Cagayan. Now that we've gotten to the portion of the game where people voted off become...

Scandal: Who Didn't Survive the Season Finale?

Yesterday - TV Guide
[Warning: This story contains major spoilers from Thursday's Scandal finale. Read at your own risk!] Scandal's season finale was quite explosive — b...

Grey's Anatomy Recap: "Go It Alone"

Yesterday - TV Guide
After 10 seasons of hard work, it seemed like Cristina Yang was poised to get the recognition that the brilliant doctor so rightly deserved. Alas...

American Idol: Which Singer Got the Boot?

Yesterday - TV Guide
American Idol is zero degrees from Kevin Bacon after The Following star commandeered Ryan Seacrest's intro Thursday night for its result show. Awesom...

Exclusive Mentalist Sneak Peek: Is Jane Jealous of Lisbon and Pike?

Yesterday - TV Guide
The romance between Lisbon (Robin Tunney) and Agent Pike (Pedro Pascal) seems to be going swimmingly on The Mentalist, and with a proposal being tease...

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Technology

Candy Crush developer admits it can't really own the word 'Candy'

19 minutes ago - Engadget
Although King's $7 billion empire is built on the slim foundation of its lone blockbuster, Candy Crush Saga, many thought its efforts to trademark "Sa...

These Are Some of the Oldest Living Things on Earth

17 minutes ago - Wired
Animals sometimes sleep inside the hollows of giant 2,000-year old baobab trees inside Kruger Game Preserve in South Africa. Humans too, sometimes use...

The Craziest, Coolest Mustangs That Never Were

17 minutes ago - Wired
Ford released a trove of drawings and photos from its archives, and we dug through them all to offer the craziest and coolest Mustangs that never were...

Turkish Soap Operas and Social Unrest Collide in Surreal Photos

17 minutes ago - Wired
In his ongoing project City of Dreams, photographer Guy Martin has created a compellingly strange visual concoction that combines shots from last year...

Americans Aren’t Ready for the Future Google and Amazon Want to Build

17 minutes ago - Wired
A new study out of Pew Research Center shows how Americans view the future of tech and what they're not quite ready for

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U.S.

Deputies: Man Smothered Crying Son Over Video Game

20 minutes ago - ABC News
Florida man smothered his crying toddler so he could play Xbox games, deputies say

Atlanta Residents Object to Planned Priests' Home

19 minutes ago - ABC News
In latest controversy involving Archdiocese of Atlanta, residents object to home for priests

Vandals damage mosque in northern Israel

1 hour 18 minutes ago - US News
JERUSALEM (AP) — Police say vandals have damaged a mosque in northern Israel in an attack blamed on a fringe group of Jewish extremists

Filipino devotees re-enact crucifixion of Christ

57 minutes ago - US News
SAN PEDRO CUTUD, Philippines (AP) — Devotees in northern Philippine villages had themselves nailed to wooded crosses to re-enact the crucifixion of...

Blumenthal: Metro-North Fined $552,000 Past Decade

44 minutes ago - ABC News
Blumenthal: Metro-North hit with $552,000 in safety violation fines over past decade

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World

At last, Labour has a plan for getting disabled people into employment

3 hours 1 minute ago - Guardian
Rachel Reeves and Kate Green are moving Labour away from defining the problem as one of 'shirkers' who can work but don'tThe Labour shadow work and pe...

Who are Silicon Valley's biggest earners?

3 hours ago - Guardian
Some take a salary of $1 a year. Others, a little more. Samuel Gibbs looks at the technology industry's highest profile executives and what they take...

Football transfer rumours: Cheik Tioté to Manchester City?

2 hours 48 minutes ago - Guardian
Today's gossip crosses international boundaries and therefore recognises no bank holidayThe world's nicest football manager, Manuel Pellegrini, has fa...

Second earthquake hits Rutland in 24 hours

45 minutes ago - Guardian
3.5-magnitude quake in Oakham even bigger than Thursday's, which at 3.2-magnitude had been region's biggest since 2001Another earthquake has struck th...

David Cameron stung by jellyfish

1 hour 7 minutes ago - Guardian
PM's encounter with sea creature while on holiday in Lanzarote is not the first time that a jellyfish has caused him painDavid Cameron is known for fl...

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Live News

Compensation battle rages four years after BP's U.S. oil spill - Reuters
(Reuters) - Four years after the Deepwater Horizon spill, oil is still washing up on the long sandy beaches of Grand Isle, Louisiana, and some islande...

Deputies: Man Smothered Crying Son Over Video Game - ABC News
Florida man smothered his crying toddler so he could play Xbox games, deputies say

Atlanta Residents Object to Planned Priests' Home - ABC News
In latest controversy involving Archdiocese of Atlanta, residents object to home for priests

About Face! The Many Marvelous Looks of Johnny Depp - MSNBC Top Stories
The actor looks pretty normal in his new film "Transcendence," but he's famous for more exotic movie makeovers.

Kate Suggests Alpaca Toupee For Prince William's Bald Spot - MSNBC Top Stories
The comb-over, the baseball cap or just the good old-fashioned wig have all been used by men through the ages attempting to battle baldness.

The week in 33 photos - CNN Top Stories