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Tuesday, August 4, 2015

First Read: A Lousy Poll for Almost Every 2016 Candidate

1 minute ago - MSNBC Politics
First Read is a morning briefing from Meet the Press and the NBC Political Unit on the day's most important political stories and why they matter by Chuck Todd and Mark Murray and Carrie Dann

We're live from Microsoft's Gamescom event!

1 minute ago - Engadget
Gamescom doesn't even officially start until tomorrow, but Microsoft is in Cologne early to show off everything Xbox and Windows 10. Chances are we'll... by Aaron Souppouris

Shire Offers to Buy Drug Maker Baxalta for $30 Billion

3 minutes ago - New York Times Business
Shire said that it approached Baxalta in July about a deal, but Baxalta decided, following a written proposal on July 31, not to proceed with talks by CHAD BRAY

More Fights Ahead On Planned Parenthood

3 minutes ago - MSNBC Top Stories
Politicians on the right and the left say the fight over funding Planned Parenthood isn't over

 

First Read: A Lousy Poll for Almost Every 2016 Candidate

1 minute ago - MSNBC Politics
First Read is a morning briefing from Meet the Press and the NBC Political Unit on the day's most important political stories and why they matter by Chuck Todd and Mark Murray and Carrie Dann

We're live from Microsoft's Gamescom event!

1 minute ago - Engadget
Gamescom doesn't even officially start until tomorrow, but Microsoft is in Cologne early to show off everything Xbox and Windows 10. Chances are we'll... by Aaron Souppouris

Shire Offers to Buy Drug Maker Baxalta for $30 Billion

3 minutes ago - New York Times Business
Shire said that it approached Baxalta in July about a deal, but Baxalta decided, following a written proposal on July 31, not to proceed with talks by CHAD BRAY

More Fights Ahead On Planned Parenthood

3 minutes ago - MSNBC Top Stories
Politicians on the right and the left say the fight over funding Planned Parenthood isn't over

 

Business

Shire Offers to Buy Drug Maker Baxalta for $30 Billion

59 minutes ago - New York Times Business
Shire said that it approached Baxalta in July about a deal, but Baxalta decided, following a written proposal on July 31, not to proceed with talks

Major Airlines Halt Trophy Hunter Shipments

16 minutes ago - MSNBC Business
Three U.S. airlines have banned the transport of lion, leopard, elephant, rhino or buffalo killed by hunters in the wake of Cecil the lion's slaying

3 Reasons to Rejoice Higher Interest Rates

1 hour 50 minutes ago - Forbes
Interest rates are going up. The Federal Reserve has essentially said so. They just haven’t said exactly when or by how much. Are you afraid of high...

Super-Smart Retail, Coming Soon To A Device Near You

1 hour 27 minutes ago - Forbes
A new era of smart ad and offer targeting is near at hand, when multiple data sources combine with location and recent activity to maximize relevance

US Patent Disputes Are Set To Reach A Record High: Who Gets Sued The Most? [Infographics]

1 hour 27 minutes ago - Forbes
This year, the United States is set to see more patent disputes than ever before. According to a report by UnifiedPatents, there were 3,499 patent lit...

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Fashion

Why We Need Older Women in the Workplace

57 minutes ago - The Cut
When I was about 30, I was hired to be an editor at The Wall Street Journal. There was no good reason for this. I was a pretty good writer, and I knew...

6 Things You Need to Know About Model and 'It' Girl Irene Kim

1 hour 17 minutes ago - Fashionista
Irene Kim hit the American fashion radar during the spring 2014 shows in New York last September. Her rainbow-hued hair set her apart from the legion...

Senate GOP Loses Battle, Sets Up War Over Planned Parenthood

5 hours 23 minutes ago - The Cut
The Republicans' first move in their renewed effort defund Planned Parenthood failed on Monday, but they set the stage for a potential government shut...

Gwen Stefani and Gavin Rossdale Are the Latest Celebrity Couple to Divorce Because Nothing Is Sacred

Yesterday - The Cut
First Bennifer, then Miranda and Blake, and now Gwen and Gavin: During this terrible summer for celebrity love, TMZ reports that Gwen Stefani has fi...

Praise the Patron Saint of Freaky Ladies

Yesterday - The Cut
Before Beyoncé wrote her sex-positive self-titled album and stood in front of a "Feminist" sign on national television. Before Nicki Minaj owned her...

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Food

Mediterranean Tuna Pasta

8 hours 56 minutes ago - Simply Recipes
The “holy grail” of recipe development is creating something that is easy to make, easy on the budget, can be made in 30 minutes, and is drop de...

Caramel Corn Blondies

9 hours 49 minutes ago - epicurious
Recipe from Epicurious

Honey-Turmeric Pork With Beet and Carrot Salad

Yesterday - epicurious
Recipe from Bon Appétit

Strawberry Buckwheat Bars

2 days ago - epicurious
Recipe from Epicurious

Shredded Beef Tostadas With Chiles and Lime

3 days ago - epicurious
Recipe from Epicurious

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Games

Huge malware campaign used Yahoo's ad network

24 minutes ago - Joystiq
You've probably heard of malware-laden ads causing havoc on the web, but rarely on this scale. Malwarebytes has discovered a malware campaign that was...

Microsoft Xbox Gamescom 2015 Press Conference Liveblog

35 minutes ago - Gamespot
Microsoft's Gamescom 2015 briefing begins in just a few minutes. You can watch the event here, or, you'll find a complete liveblog below with all the...

ICYMI: Keurig-like cocktails, handmade holograms and more

50 minutes ago - Joystiq
Today on In Case You Missed It: We break down the lazy man's cocktail machine, filling your bellies with machine-crafted designer drinks for your booz...

Angry Birds Movie Is "Unexpectedly Smart," Actor Says

1 hour 13 minutes ago - Gamespot
Angry Birds 2 is getting a lot of attention following its release last week, but the franchise is set to grow in a potentially bigger way next year wi...

Sphero targets the education market with a redesigned robot

1 hour 20 minutes ago - Joystiq
Sphero's road to becoming more than a toy began last year with SPRK, an educational program that lets kids build up their coding skills. Fast forward...

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Health

More Fights Ahead On Planned Parenthood After Senate Vote

58 minutes ago - MSNBC Health
Politicians on the right and the left say the fight over funding Planned Parenthood isn't over

How to Try TRX Without Making a Fool of Yourself

49 minutes ago - Yahoo Health
(1) That looks like an awesome workout. (2) That looks totally intimidating

Your Office Temperature Settings May Have a Gender Bias

Yesterday - WebMD
Middle-aged man is target of heating, cooling standards, researchers say

Septic Tanks May Allow Fecal Matter Into Lakes, Rivers

Yesterday - WebMD
Experts had assumed that soil would help to filter human waste

21 Good Reasons to Eat Less Sugar That Have Nothing to Do With Weight Loss

1 hour 49 minutes ago - Yahoo Health
Sugar has become public enemy number one

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Humor

Why Kickstarter Is Not The Future Of Movies

6 hours 50 minutes ago - Cracked
By J.F. Sargent Published: August 04th, 2015 

7 Famous Writers Who Crapped Out The Last Thing You'd Expect

6 hours 50 minutes ago - Cracked
By Micky McMichaelson Published: August 04th, 2015 

7 Embarrassing Conversations That Were Overheard By Everyone

6 hours 50 minutes ago - Cracked
By Adam Wears Published: August 04th, 2015 

6 Groups Who Shouldn't Be Sexual Punchlines

6 hours 50 minutes ago - Cracked
By Luke McKinney Published: August 04th, 2015 

You're Awake The Whole Time: 5 Realities Of Brain Surgery

6 hours 50 minutes ago - Cracked
By Emily Leighty,Anonymous,Amanda Mannen Published: August 04th, 2015 

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Movies

Witness the Wasteland in a New Mad Max Game Trailer

32 minutes ago - Coming Soon
Run from both the living and the dead September 1 The post Witness the Wasteland in a New Mad Max Game Trailer appeared first on ComingSoon.net

Xbox Gamescom Briefing Live Stream

1 hour 14 minutes ago - Coming Soon
Featuring Halo 5: Guardians, Rise of the Tomb Raider, and more! The post Xbox Gamescom Briefing Live Stream appeared first on ComingSoon.net

Extended Fantastic Four Preview and Deadpool Trailer Promo

Yesterday - Coming Soon
Check out some new dialogue from Deadpool The post Extended Fantastic Four Preview and Deadpool Trailer Promo appeared first on ComingSoon.net

Jenna Dewan Tatum to Play Lucy Lane on Supergirl

Yesterday - Coming Soon
Playing the younger sister of Lois Lane The post Jenna Dewan Tatum to Play Lucy Lane on Supergirl appeared first on ComingSoon.net

Ali Larter to Return for Resident Evil: The Final Chapter

Yesterday - Coming Soon
Production begins on the film this month in South Africa The post Ali Larter to Return for Resident Evil: The Final Chapter appeared first on ComingSo...

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Music

I Don't Like It, I Love It (feat. Robin Thicke & Verdine White) [Elvis Suarez & Neal Jackson Remix] - Single - Flo Rida

Yesterday - Apple iTunes Top 25 New Releases
I Don't Like It, I Love It (feat. Robin Thicke & Verdine White) [Elvis Suarez & Neal Jackson Remix] - Single Flo Rida Release Date: July 31, 2015 Tota...

Everybody On the Floor feat. Migos - Single - The Game

2 days ago - Apple iTunes Top 25 New Releases
Everybody On the Floor feat. Migos - Single The Game Release Date: July 31, 2015 Total Songs: 1 Genre: Hip-Hop/Rap Price: $1.29 Copyright ℗ 2015 Blo...

Charged Up - Single - Drake

3 days ago - Apple iTunes Top 25 New Releases
Charged Up - Single Drake Release Date: July 31, 2015 Total Songs: 1 Genre: Hip-Hop/Rap Price: $1.29 Copyright ℗ 2015 Cash Money Records Inc

Peanuts Greatest Hits - Vince Guaraldi Trio

3 days ago - Apple iTunes Top 25 New Releases
Peanuts Greatest Hits Vince Guaraldi Trio Release Date: July 31, 2015 Total Songs: 12 Genre: Jazz Price: $9.99 Copyright ℗ 2015 Concord Music Group,...

Right Hand - Single - Drake

3 days ago - Apple iTunes Top 25 New Releases
Right Hand - Single Drake Release Date: July 31, 2015 Total Songs: 1 Genre: Hip-Hop/Rap Price: $1.29 Copyright ℗ 2015 Cash Money Records Inc

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News

More Fights Ahead On Planned Parenthood

58 minutes ago - MSNBC Top Stories
Politicians on the right and the left say the fight over funding Planned Parenthood isn't over

Officer reaches for man on tracks as train nears

26 minutes ago - CNN Top Stories
A deputy dragged a man from his car moments before a train crash

Katrina: Then and now

22 minutes ago - CNN Top Stories
See then-and-now photos of the region devastated by Hurricane Katrina in 2005. At least 1,833 died in the hurricane and subsequent floods. It was the...

Judge throws out fraud case against South African firebrand Malema

37 minutes ago - Yahoo News
By Peroshni Govender JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - A judge threw out corruption charges against South African opposition firebrand Julius Malema on Tuesday...

Drugs group Shire says bids $30 bn for rival Baxalta

33 minutes ago - Yahoo News
Dublin-based pharmaceutical group Shire said Tuesday it had bid $30 billion (27 billion euros) for US rival Baxalta to form a global biotech company f...

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Politics

POLL: WHITE WOMEN TURN...

16 minutes ago - Drudge Report
POLL: WHITE WOMEN TURN...(Top headline, 3rd story, link)Related stories:CABLE NEWS CLOBBERS CLINTON...SHADES OF '08...TRUMP HITS HUMA...DEMS PUSH BACK...

1-min. answers, 30-sec. rebuttals...

16 minutes ago - Drudge Report
1-min. answers, 30-sec. rebuttals...(Second column, 7th story, link)Related stories:GHOST OF TRUMP HAUNTS NH FORUM...CARLY CHANNELS THATCHER...JINDAL:...

Deeper dive by APPLE could crush market...

16 minutes ago - Drudge Report
Deeper dive by APPLE could crush market...(Second column, 10th story, link)Related stories:TWITTER Stock Crashes...Takeover Offers?

9 College Courses That Will Have You Geeking Out And Rethinking Your Major

53 minutes ago - The Huffington Post
Colleges across the country are getting creative with their curriculum. Each year, universities are inspiring new generations of students to debate th...

The First Time I Saw Paris

53 minutes ago - The Huffington Post
On my first trip to Paris in 1988, I had a long list of things to do and see, and the Louvre was number one on that list. The Mona Lisa! The Winged Vi...

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Pop Culture

Louis Tomlinson CONFIRMS He's Going To Be A Daddy On Good Morning America!

35 minutes ago - Perez Hilton
Eeek! So exciting! Louis Tomlinson confirmed that he's going to be a dad on Good Morning America! Ch-ch-check it out (above)!

Gigi Hadid on Modeling Nude and Being a Post-It Girl

49 minutes ago - Extra
Gigi Hadid gives the word “model" a whole new definition. You’ve either seen her posing in nothing but her blond tresses, or in selfies with BFFs...

Here's What the Cast of 'Coyote Ugly' Looks Like 15 Years Later

1 hour 9 minutes ago - ETOnline
Looking good, Tyra Banks

NFL Star Andrew Quarless Emotionally Discusses His Newborn Daughter's Death & How He's Coping

1 hour 5 minutes ago - Perez Hilton
So sad. On Monday, NFL player Andrew Quarless emotionally spoke with reporters about the passing of his daughter. Unfortunately, the football star's b...

How Bobbi Kristina Brown’s Funeral Bared Striking Resemblance to Whitney Houston's

2 hours 14 minutes ago - ETOnline
The daughter of the music legend had a similar funeral service to that of her mother three years ago

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Science

The Airport Of The Future Isn’t An Airport: It’s A City

50 minutes ago - Pop Sci
Governor Cuomo via Flickr A rendering of the aerial view of what New York's La Guardia airport would look like. The redesign is scheduled t...

What We Want From The New Apple TV

1 hour 49 minutes ago - Pop Sci
Apple The Apple TV, which received its last hardware update in 2012. Despite a rocky start, Apple will reportedly unveil their new ite...

See The Winning Photos From Our Blue Moon Instagram Contest

Yesterday - Pop Sci
Beach View Jill Shomer Popular Science Managing Editor Jill Shomer captured the moon still hanging out at sunrise on Fire Island...

Science Wants To Help You Straighten Your Hair Without Frying It

Yesterday - Pop Sci
These curly locks are in danger. Janine Dupree via Flickr, CC by 2.0 Those of us with unruly, curly manes are constantly searching for...

Apple Reportedly Wants To Offer Its Own Wireless Service

Yesterday - Pop Sci
iPhone 5s Kelvinsong, Wikimedia Commons Apple isn’t content with just selling you their phones—they want to be your carrier, too...

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T.V.

We Gave Amazon's Executive Press Tour Panel a One-Star Rating -- Here's Why

51 minutes ago - TV Guide
"Watch. Rate. Review."That mandate followed each of the trailers for Amazon Prime's upcoming series shown at the Television Critics Assocation fall pr...

Kim Richards Arrested for Allegedly Shoplifting at Target

41 minutes ago - TV Guide
Kim Richards is in trouble again.The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills alum was arrested on Sunday afternoon on suspicion of shoplifting at a Target in...

Will Smith Slams the Door on Divorce Rumors Once and for All (We Hope)

Yesterday - TV Guide
Once again Will Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith are the subject of the divorce rumor mill, and once again...the two are not getting a divorce.On Monday R...

VIDEO: Amy Schumer Calls for Tougher Gun Laws

Yesterday - TV Guide
Amy Schumer is lending her voice to a new, more serious cause, joining her cousin, U.S. Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) in a push for laws that crack down...

New Girl for Real! Zooey Deschanel Welcomed a Baby Girl...and Secretly Got Married

Yesterday - TV Guide
There's no shortage of good news here: Zooey Deschanel has welcomed a baby girl, E News reports. And if that's not enough, the New Girlstar has also g...

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Technology

We're live from Microsoft's Gamescom event!

5 minutes ago - Engadget
Gamescom doesn't even officially start until tomorrow, but Microsoft is in Cologne early to show off everything Xbox and Windows 10. Chances are we'll...

Here Is Your WIRED Star Wars Challenge for Day 93

49 minutes ago - Wired
It's time to celebrate our favorite working single ladies Princess Leia and Queen Amidala. The post Here Is Your WIRED Star Wars Challenge for Day 93...

What ‘100 Percent Effective’ Means for That Ebola Vaccine

49 minutes ago - Wired
That number probably means less than you think it does---it might not help get the vaccine approved by regulators. The post What ‘100 Percent Effec...

Huge malware campaign used Yahoo's ad network

1 hour 10 minutes ago - Engadget
You've probably heard of malware-laden ads causing havoc on the web, but rarely on this scale. Malwarebytes has discovered a malware campaign that was...

White House Pushes For Tech Diversity in Its First Demo Day

57 minutes ago - Wired
The Obama administration is joining the call for more diversity in tech. The post White House Pushes For Tech Diversity in Its First Demo Day appeare...

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U.S.

Here's What Veterans Want in Their Civilian Careers

50 minutes ago - US News
Employers, remember the four M's to attract and retain veteran talent

Matthew McConaughey lends voice to Kevin Morris' audiobook

42 minutes ago - US News
NEW YORK (AP) — Matthew McConaughey isn't just encouraging people to read his friend's book. He's also raising his voice

Wounded Burundi activist remains in hospital

38 minutes ago - US News
BUJUMBURA, Burundi (AP) — A civic leader says a prominent Burundian rights activist who was shot and wounded Monday night remains hospitalized with...

6 Tips for Back-to-School Shopping

38 minutes ago - US News
You can trim costs before the first day of school. 

Police: Fake officer tried to pull over off-duty Ohio cop

35 minutes ago - US News
NORTH KINGSVILLE, Ohio (AP) — Authorities in northeast Ohio say a man pretending to be a police officer was caught and charged because the driver ta...

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World

Rio Olympics: public scepticism persists as preparations approach final lap

29 minutes ago - Guardian
Progress on venues and infrastructure is evident but the city faces its biggest test of public opinion this week, one year before the Games openRio de...

FDA approves first prescription drug made through 3D printing

24 minutes ago - Guardian
Printing system can package up to 1,000m of the drug Spritam, for adults and children who suffer from certain types of seizures caused by epilepsy The...

Middle East swelters in heatwave as temperatures top 50C

21 minutes ago - Guardian
Extraordinarily high temperatures and soaring humidity have come close to breaking meteorological records across regionA scorching heatwave has engulf...

Lost whale seen in Buenos Aires marina – video

1 hour 19 minutes ago - Guardian
A lost whale surfaces in an upmarket marina in Buenos Aires on Monday. The whale was first spotted in the afternoon in Puerto Madero, Argentina, and n...

British Museum uses virtual reality to transport visitors to the bronze age

59 minutes ago - Guardian
Virtual reality experience takes visitors back in time using real objects and state of the art 3D gadgetsVisitors to the British Museum are invited to...

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Live News

First Read: A Lousy Poll for Almost Every 2016 Candidate - MSNBC Politics
First Read is a morning briefing from Meet the Press and the NBC Political Unit on the day's most important political stories and why they matter.

We're live from Microsoft's Gamescom event! - Engadget
Gamescom doesn't even officially start until tomorrow, but Microsoft is in Cologne early to show off everything Xbox and Windows 10. Chances are we'll...

Shire Offers to Buy Drug Maker Baxalta for $30 Billion - New York Times Business
Shire said that it approached Baxalta in July about a deal, but Baxalta decided, following a written proposal on July 31, not to proceed with talks.

More Fights Ahead On Planned Parenthood - MSNBC Top Stories
Politicians on the right and the left say the fight over funding Planned Parenthood isn't over.

Officer reaches for man on tracks as train nears - CNN Top Stories
A deputy dragged a man from his car moments before a train crash.

Katrina: Then and now - CNN Top Stories
See then-and-now photos of the region devastated by Hurricane Katrina in 2005. At least 1,833 died in the hurricane and subsequent floods. It was the ...