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Saturday, April 18, 2015

From the archive, 18 April 1975: Khmer Rouge take over Cambodia

4 minutes ago - Guardian
The insurgent guerrillas were greeted by Cambodians waving flags and streamers as they moved into the city through a sea of white surrender flagsAfter... by Guardian Staff

Still life – with shadowy footprints

4 minutes ago - Guardian
Millyford Bridge, New Forest The sunlight shows up the small circular indentation made by the pond skaters’ feet in the surface of the water, and th... by Graham Long

New Google security chief looks for balance with privacy

19 minutes ago - Yahoo News
Google has a new sheriff keeping watch over the wilds of the Internet. He now holds the reins of security and privacy for all-things Google. In an exc...

Greece, creditors to hold more debt talks Saturday

39 minutes ago - Yahoo News
Greece and its international creditors will meet Saturday in Paris to discuss Athens' massive debt bailout programme and reforms it must adopt in exch...

 

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

1 minute 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... by ExtraTV.com

From the archive, 18 April 1975: Khmer Rouge take over Cambodia

4 minutes ago - Guardian
The insurgent guerrillas were greeted by Cambodians waving flags and streamers as they moved into the city through a sea of white surrender flagsAfter... by Guardian Staff

Still life – with shadowy footprints

4 minutes ago - Guardian
Millyford Bridge, New Forest The sunlight shows up the small circular indentation made by the pond skaters’ feet in the surface of the water, and th... by Graham Long

Full Episode: WN 04/17/15: Volunteer Deputy Breaks Silence About Deadly Shooting

7 minutes ago - ABC News
Science experiment causes explosion in classroom lab; Dr. Oz responds to a group of critics

 

Business

360 Degree Feedback Is Idiotic

Yesterday - Forbes
360-degree feedback systems are a 20-year-old HR fad that needs to die, as soon as possible -- Liz Ryan spells out why

Advocate: Utilities should pay $648 million for 'inappropriate' talks on San Onofre nuke plant

Yesterday - Fox Business
Two Southern California utilities should return at least $648 million to customers because of evidence of secret deal-making in a nearly $5 billion se...

Walker vetoes bill to restrict gas line corporation role in his alternate gas proposal

Yesterday - Fox Business
Gov. Bill Walker vetoed legislation Friday that sought to temporarily restrict participation of a state-sponsored corporation in an alternate gas pipe...

Why I Ask Job-Seekers 'What's Your Greatest Weakness?'

Yesterday - Forbes
A manager defends his use of the interview question "What's your greatest weakness?" in a conversation with Liz Ryan. What's your opinion?

How To Outsmart The Crowd

Yesterday - Forbes
We conform more than most of us would like to admit. But by seeking out alternative views, we can break the social spell

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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

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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

3 days ago - epicurious
Recipe from Bon Appétit

Super Green Smoothie Bowl With Matcha and Ginger

4 days ago - epicurious
Recipe from Epicurious

Baked Mustard-Crusted Salmon with Asparagus and Tarragon

5 days ago - epicurious
Recipe from Epicurious

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Games

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...

Steam Opens Beta for Mobile Authenticator System

Yesterday - Gamespot
Given the string of recent, high-profile attacks, it's no surprise that companies have been looking to boost their security, and PC gaming mega-store...

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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

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 

7 People Who Survived Shit That Would Kill A Terminator

Yesterday - Cracked
By Zachary Frey Published: April 17th, 2015 

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Movies

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

45 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

New Google security chief looks for balance with privacy

30 minutes ago - Yahoo News
Google has a new sheriff keeping watch over the wilds of the Internet. He now holds the reins of security and privacy for all-things Google. In an exc...

Greece, creditors to hold more debt talks Saturday

48 minutes ago - Yahoo News
Greece and its international creditors will meet Saturday in Paris to discuss Athens' massive debt bailout programme and reforms it must adopt in exch...

Colo. Plane Passengers Wait 6 Hours on Tarmac

Yesterday - MSNBC Top Stories
The Kansas City-to-Denver flight was diverted to Colorado Springs during bad weather Friday, and passengers say they were kept waiting for hours

Counterterror sweep nabs 5

Yesterday - CNN Top Stories
Five young men were arrested Saturday in Melbourne, Australia, in what police called a major counterterrorism operation

Hawaii telescope builders again extend construction timeout

Yesterday - Yahoo News
HONOLULU (AP) — A nonprofit company planning to build one of the world's biggest telescopes on a mountain many Native Hawaiians consider sacred will...

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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

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

38 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!

48 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

Huh? Baywatch Beauty Wants SMALLER Boobs? Get A Sneak Peek At The Next Botched!

Yesterday - Perez Hilton
Back in the '90s, Nicole Eggert shared the small screen with fellow Baywatch beauty Pamela Anderson. The now 43-year-old actress and mother of two say...

'Love & Mercy' Trailer Promises You'll Never Listen to the Beach Boys the Same Again

Yesterday - ETOnline
The upcoming biopic, Love & Mercy, depicts a side of Beach Boys songwriter and musician Brian Wilson that few have seen

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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

Report: Kings' Stoll arrested on drug charges

Less than a minute ago - CBS Sports
Report: Kings' Stoll arrested on drug charges

Nashville captain Weber out after being hurt in 2nd period (Yahoo Sports)

Yesterday - Yahoo Sports
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- Nashville captain Shea Weber has suffered a lower-body injury in the second period of Game 2 against Chicago and will not ret...

Trout hits 2 HRs to lead Angels past Astros, 6-3 (Yahoo Sports)

Yesterday - Yahoo Sports
Mike Trout homered twice to become the youngest player in history with 100 home runs and 100 stolen bases, and the Los Angeles Angels beat the Astros...

Rodriguez powers Yankees to 5-4 win over Rays (Yahoo Sports)

Yesterday - Yahoo Sports
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) -- Alex Rodriguez inched closer to Willie Mays with two more home runs, and the New York Yankees beat the Tampa Bay Rays 5-4...

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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

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...

Oh, Hey, There’s That Batman v Superman Trailer We’ve Been Expecting

Yesterday - Wired
After a planned Monday trailer rollout was botched by a leak last night, director Zack Snyder went ahead and gave the world the goods. The post Oh, H...

Justice Department may try to block the Comcast / TWC merger

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

We just got a closer look at Microsoft Office 2016, and here are the features we like

Yesterday - Venture Beat
Want to master the CMO role? Join us for GrowthBeat Summit on June 1-2 in Boston, where we'll discuss how to merge creativity with technology to dr...

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U.S.

Today in History

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Today in History

Full Episode: WN 04/17/15: Volunteer Deputy Breaks Silence About Deadly Shooting

45 minutes ago - ABC News
Science experiment causes explosion in classroom lab; Dr. Oz responds to a group of critics

Exonerated Death Row Inmate Meets Ex-Prosecutor Who Put Him There

23 minutes ago - ABC News
Until he was freed last March, Glenn Ford had been one of the longest-serving death row inmates in the United States

Hawaii telescope builders again extend construction timeout

Yesterday - US News
HONOLULU (AP) — A nonprofit company planning to build one of the world's biggest telescopes on a mountain many Native Hawaiians consider sacred will...

Wacha has 7 strong innings, Cardinals shut down Reds, 6-1

Yesterday - US News
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Michael Wacha pitched seven strong innings and Yadier Molina delivered a bases-clearing double to lead the St. Louis Cardinals to a...

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World

From the archive, 18 April 1975: Khmer Rouge take over Cambodia

19 minutes ago - Guardian
The insurgent guerrillas were greeted by Cambodians waving flags and streamers as they moved into the city through a sea of white surrender flagsAfter...

Still life – with shadowy footprints

19 minutes ago - Guardian
Millyford Bridge, New Forest The sunlight shows up the small circular indentation made by the pond skaters’ feet in the surface of the water, and th...

Mexican border city Reynosa 'out of control' after gang arrest sparks violence

Yesterday - Guardian
Gunfights broke out and vehicles were set ablaze in the city of 600,000 people, which lies across the Rio Grande from McAllen, TexasA Mexican city on...

Britain’s foreign policy calculations

Yesterday - BBC
China is keeping Britain on its toes in the global race to capture China's attention

High cost for Bangladesh war closure

Yesterday - BBC
The reverberations of the Bangladeshi war of independence in 1971 are still creating big Islamic turmoil in the world’s third-most populous Muslim n...

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Live News

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

From the archive, 18 April 1975: Khmer Rouge take over Cambodia - Guardian
The insurgent guerrillas were greeted by Cambodians waving flags and streamers as they moved into the city through a sea of white surrender flagsAfter...

Still life – with shadowy footprints - Guardian
Millyford Bridge, New Forest The sunlight shows up the small circular indentation made by the pond skaters’ feet in the surface of the water, and th...

Today in History - ABC News
Today in History

Full Episode: WN 04/17/15: Volunteer Deputy Breaks Silence About Deadly Shooting - ABC News
Science experiment causes explosion in classroom lab; Dr. Oz responds to a group of critics.

Exonerated Death Row Inmate Meets Ex-Prosecutor Who Put Him There - ABC News
Until he was freed last March, Glenn Ford had been one of the longest-serving death row inmates in the United States.