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Thursday, August 21, 2014

Airbnb is throwing a slumber party at Ikea

Less than a minute ago - Venture Beat
Image Credit: Håkan DahlströmIn the strangest promo of the century, Airbnb and Ikea have apparently teamed up to throw a mass slumber party in se... by Harrison Weber

Perry to tap his campaign account to pay legal fees

4 minutes ago - Washington Post Politics
Texas Gov. Rick Perry (R) will tap his campaign account to pay for his legal defense against felony charges that he abused his power and tried to coe... by sinderbrandr

We took a nostalgic look around Seattle's Living Computer Museum

5 minutes ago - Engadget
If you're reading this site, chances are you've got a growing collection of obsolete, outdated tech in a closet somewhere, stuff you're certain will b... by Philip Palermo

Zillabyte Relaunches To Provide Infrastructure For Data Apps

5 minutes ago - Techcrunch
 Zillabyte, a startup that previously billed itself as a “Pandora for sales leads”, is officially relaunching today with a new focus on becoming... by Anthony Ha

 

Airbnb is throwing a slumber party at Ikea

Less than a minute ago - Venture Beat
Image Credit: Håkan DahlströmIn the strangest promo of the century, Airbnb and Ikea have apparently teamed up to throw a mass slumber party in se... by Harrison Weber

He Had To Listen To The Dr.’s Orders: Watch Kendrick Lamar Accept The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge From Dre

3 minutes ago - MTV News
Kendrick Lamar accepts Dr. Dre's ALS Ice Bucket Challenge and nominates Serena Williams, Ellen DeGeneris and Samuel L. Jackson by Adam Fleischer

Exclusive: See A Preview For ‘Doctor Who: The Tenth Doctor #2′

3 minutes ago - MTV News
Check out an exclusive preview of Titan Comics' "Doctor Who: The Tenth Doctor #2." by Alex Zalben

Watch Chris Pratt Rip A Big One In This ‘Parks And Rec’ Gag Reel

3 minutes ago - MTV News
Watch Chris Pratt stink up a room in the "Parks and Recreation" season six gag reel by Kase Wickman

 

Business

Natural Gas Turns Lower After Larger Supply Increase

1 hour 14 minutes ago - Fox Business
U.S. natural gas supplies rose 88 billion cubic feet in the week ended Aug. 15, the Energy Information Administration said Thursday

States with the biggest changes in jobless aid applications, and some reasons, at a glance

58 minutes ago - Fox Business
Applications for U.S. unemployment benefits tumbled last week and are now at levels consistent with a healthy job market

Officials finalize prescribing restrictions on the most-abused painkiller in the US

54 minutes ago - Fox Business
The federal government is finalizing new restrictions on hundreds of medicines containing hydrocodone, the highly addictive painkiller that has grown...

New York to get $800M from Bank of America settlement; $500M will be consumer relief

49 minutes ago - Fox Business
New York state will get $800 million as its share of a national $16.65 billion settlement with Bank of America over its role in the sale of mortgage-b...

Aaron's says Gilbert Danielson, its CFO since 1990, will become interim CEO Aug. 31

45 minutes ago - Fox Business
Retailer Aaron's said Thursday that longtime Chief Financial Officer Gilbert Danielson will become its interim CEO at the end of August

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Fashion

When Should We Start Believing the Beyoncé–Jay Z Divorce Rumors?

1 hour 3 minutes ago - The Cut
Beyoncé and Jay Z divorce rumors have been swirling for months, which I’ve dealt with by plugging my ears and waiting for everything to blow over....

Honor's Giovanna Randall Is Making Beautiful Clothes With Integrity

1 hour 53 minutes ago - Fashionista
It hasn't been easy

You Can Now Drink From Kate Moss's Breast

1 hour 31 minutes ago - Fashionista
This is less creepy than it sounds, we promise

Report: Anna Wintour Has a $200,000 Clothing Allowance

1 hour 26 minutes ago - The Cut
The Vogue editrix has a reported $200,000 clothing allowance — enough to keep her in plenty of Prada face coats. That's just one of the factoids in...

Kim’s Monokini-Jumpsuit Defies All Physics

1 hour 46 minutes ago - The Cut
Last night in L.A., Kim Kardashian showed an incredible amount of confidence and a devil-may-care attitude toward the laws of physics. At a party for...

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Food

Citrus-Marinated Chicken Thighs

12 hours ago - epicurious
Recipe from Bon Appétit

Zeppole with Chocolate Sauce

Yesterday - epicurious
Recipe from Bon Appétit

Eggplant Parmesan

2 days ago - Simply Recipes
Eggplant parmesan is one of those great Italian comfort foods—a layered casserole much like lasagna but with slices of globe eggplant taking the pla...

Strip Steak with Japanese Dipping Sauce

2 days ago - epicurious
Recipe from Bon Appétit

Mango, Berry & Banana Smoothie

3 days ago - epicurious
Recipe from Bon Appétit

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Games

Amazon: Wii U game pre-orders up following Gamescom

31 minutes ago - Joystiq
With all the news that surfaced last week during Gamescom, it makes sense that video game pre-orders would increase at retailers like Amazon. As it tu...

WoW Expansion Mists of Pandaria Drops to $10 Ahead of Warlords of Draenor's Release

2 hours 57 minutes ago - Gamespot
Need to catch up on World of Warcraft expansions before the release of Warlords of Draenor this November? You're in luck, as Blizzard Entertainment is...

Facebook Will Pay You to Find Oculus Rift Bugs

2 hours 32 minutes ago - Gamespot
Facebook has extended its "bug bounty" program to include the Oculus Rift, the virtual reality headset technology the social networking giant paid $2...

Super Smash Bros. Bug-Testing Sounds Insane

2 hours 9 minutes ago - Gamespot
Bug-testing is a critical part of game development, and for Super Smash Bros. for 3DS and Wii U, it sounds like an incredibly complicated and challeng...

Microsoft: New Gears of War Shaping Up Well -- What Do You Want to See?

1 hour 39 minutes ago - Gamespot
Frustratingly blurry concept art for the new Gears of War gameThe new Gears of War game currently in development at Microsoft's Black Tusk Studios in...

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Health

Breastfeeding Controversy at Beverly Hills Anthropologie Sets Off Firestorm

21 minutes ago - Yahoo Health
Do not mess with breastfeeding moms in Beverly Hills. “Shocked,” wrote Wiese Hesson, who shared an account of the incident on her Facebook page T...

'Not Contagious': Ebola Patient Declares 'I Am Thrilled to Be Alive'

59 minutes ago - MSNBC Health
Dr. Kent Brantly and Nancy Writebol were was working with Christian aid organizations in West Africa when they were infected with Ebola

5 Fun Facts About Parsnips

Less than a minute ago - WebMD
Sweet in taste and full of vitamins, the humble parsnip is a boon in winter dishes -– including WebMD's delicious parsnip and potato gratin

5 Tips to Stay Fit While Traveling

30 minutes ago - Health
If you think going out of town is an excuse to not work out, think again! With some planning, there are plenty of ways to pencil in exercise and eatin...

Watch Live: Ebola Patient Is Released From Atlanta Hospital

1 hour 2 minutes ago - MSNBC Health
Dr. Kent Brantly was working with Christian aid organization Samaritan’s Purse in West Africa when he fell ill with Ebola

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Humor

5 Outdated Practices That Are More Modern Than You Think

4 hours 1 minute ago - Cracked
By Xavier Jackson,Evan V. Symon,Aaron Granger Published: August 21st, 2014  When it comes to history, it can be difficult to get a real sense of sca...

5 Amazing Scenes from Otherwise Horrible Movies

4 hours 1 minute ago - Cracked
By Cezary Jan Strusiewicz Published: August 21st, 2014  If the Internet had its own Olympic Games, "hating on movies" would feature in 10 separate e...

4 Uncool Fashion Trends We Should Give a Second Chance

4 hours 1 minute ago - Cracked
By Luis Prada Published: August 21st, 2014  Sometimes fashions get ripped out of our closets and fade away into the abyss of memory because they're...

17 Awesomely Simple Tricks Behind Movie Special Effects

4 hours 1 minute ago - Cracked
By CRACKED Readers Published: August 21st, 2014  Nowadays we're so spoiled by CGI that we can't appreciate a good, well-executed special effect when...

4 Creepy Drinks That Prove We Can Ruin Anything

4 hours 1 minute ago - Cracked
By Pauli Poisuo Published: August 21st, 2014  There are many questionable drinks in existence: prison pruno, those creepy boozes with snakes, that t...

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Movies

James Cameron 'Believes' in the Stories of the Avatar Sequels More Every Day

46 minutes ago - Coming Soon
It was just over a year ago that Twentieth Century Fox and James Cameron announced a massive expansion of the world of Avatar with not one, not two, b...

Watch: Creepy UK Teaser Trailer for 'Woman in Black: Angel of Death'

41 minutes ago - First Showing
In case you forgot, there's a sequel coming to the 2012 gothic horror flick The Woman in Black, the first film that saw Daniel Radcliffe venture outsi...

Nicolas Cage & Hayden Christensen in Epically Bad 'Outcast' Trailer

1 hour 31 minutes ago - First Showing
A filmmaker can have all the production value in the world, but it's not worth a damn if your actors think they're starring in a high school play. Tha...

Shohreh Aghdashloo and Steven Strait to Star in Syfy's The Expanse

1 hour 55 minutes ago - Coming Soon
Syfy and Alcon TV have announced that Steven Strait ("Magic City") and Emmy winner and Oscar nominee Shohreh Aghdashloo ("House of Saddam," House of S...

Spread Your Own Exclusives with the 'Star Wars Rumor Generator'!

1 hour 51 minutes ago - First Showing
Will it be called Star Wars: Revenge of the Tauntauns or just Episode VII? Who is John Boyega playing and when does he get to have dinner with Luke? S...

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Music

He Had To Listen To The Dr.’s Orders: Watch Kendrick Lamar Accept The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge From Dre

1 hour 18 minutes ago - MTV News
Kendrick Lamar accepts Dr. Dre's ALS Ice Bucket Challenge and nominates Serena Williams, Ellen DeGeneris and Samuel L. Jackson

Exclusive: See A Preview For ‘Doctor Who: The Tenth Doctor #2′

1 hour 16 minutes ago - MTV News
Check out an exclusive preview of Titan Comics' "Doctor Who: The Tenth Doctor #2."

Evangeline Lilly Debuts Wasp-y ‘Ant-Man’ Hairdo

1 hour 7 minutes ago - MTV News
The former "Lost" star's new hair sure does remind us of a classic Avenger

Watch Chris Pratt Rip A Big One In This ‘Parks And Rec’ Gag Reel

1 hour 4 minutes ago - MTV News
Watch Chris Pratt stink up a room in the "Parks and Recreation" season six gag reel

This Photo Of 10-Year-Old Kanye Eating Chinese Food In China Is Adorable

54 minutes ago - MTV News
A photo emerged of 10-year-old Kanye West in China eating out with chopsticks

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News

South African lawmakers chant "pay back the money" at Zuma

1 hour 3 minutes ago - Yahoo News
South Africa's national assembly was brought to a halt on Thursday as far-left lawmakers noisily chanted "pay back the money" at President Jacob Zuma,...

New restrictions on hydrocodone to take effect

54 minutes ago - Yahoo News
WASHINGTON (AP) — The federal government is finalizing new restrictions on hundreds of medicines containing hydrocodone, the highly addictive painki...

Discharge of patients who were infected with Ebola poses no public health threat, doctor says

46 minutes ago - Yahoo News
ATLANTA (AP) — Discharge of patients who were infected with Ebola poses no public health threat, doctor says

Family of woman who drank toxic tea set to talk

44 minutes ago - Yahoo News
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — As prosecutors mull whether charges are warranted against employees at a Utah restaurant where a woman nearly died after unkno...

Doctor who was infected with Ebola on his release from hospital: 'Today is a miraculous day'

42 minutes ago - Yahoo News
ATLANTA (AP) — Doctor who was infected with Ebola on his release from hospital: 'Today is a miraculous day'

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Politics

Former CIA Officer: 'Lot of Communication' Between ISIS and Mexican Cartels...

40 minutes ago - Drudge Report
Former CIA Officer: 'Lot of Communication' Between ISIS and Mexican Cartels...(Top headline, 3rd story, link)Related stories:ISIS -- RENAMED AL-QAEDA?...

Archive Dive: New Challenges for Panama Canal at 100

59 minutes ago - New York Times Politics
Fifty years ago, the main question about the canal was who should own it. Today, the issue is its size

Rise in Visitors to Switzerland for Assisted Suicide...

58 minutes ago - Drudge Report
Rise in Visitors to Switzerland for Assisted Suicide...(Second column, 26th story, link)

WARN: Obamacare paperwork could delay tax refunds...

1 hour 37 minutes ago - Drudge Report
WARN: Obamacare paperwork could delay tax refunds...(Third column, 2nd story, link)

CA school district to arm security with AR-15s...

1 hour 37 minutes ago - Drudge Report
CA school district to arm security with AR-15s...(First column, 12th story, link)

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Pop Culture

Mariah Carey and Nick Cannon Split: What Nick Did That Sent Mariah Over the Edge

1 hour 2 minutes ago - Extra
It looks like Mariah Carey and Nick Cannon really are calling it quits. TMZ sources claim the divorce is a “done deal” and that the two have been...

Miley Cyrus Returning to MTV VMAs

1 hour 57 minutes ago - ETOnline
It's official! Miley Cyrus will be at the 2014 MTV Video Music Awards, but are her twerking and tonguing days behind her?The former Hannah Montana sta...

Kim Kardashian Shows Off Insane Cleavage in This Near Wardrobe Malfunction

1 hour 28 minutes ago - ETOnline
Kim Kardashian better hope that double-sided tape is secure.Kim, 33, had heads turning Wednesday night in Los Angeles at the Violet Grey party to cele...

Robin Williams Is At Rest - He's Already Been Cremated & His Ashes Have Been Scattered

1 hour 8 minutes ago - Perez Hilton
We're happy Robin Williams has been laid to rest. The actor's suicide was simply heartbreaking for many, but now he is surely at peace. It is being re...

'The View' Is Getting a Makeover

1 hour 57 minutes ago - Extra
There have been a lot of changes over at “The View” leading up to the fall season… and not just when it comes to co-hosts! ABC promises the fall...

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Science

NASA TV to Air Events That Highlight Pluto-Bound Spacecraft

1 minute ago - NASA
Media and the public are invited to attend two events Monday, Aug. 25 from 1-3 p.m. EDT to learn more about the agency’s New Horizons mission to Plu...

Scientists Have No Idea Why U.S. Teens Are Having Fewer Babies Than Ever

2 hours 16 minutes ago - Pop Sci
Babies Nebraska Early Development Network The U.S. National Center for Health Statistics released today its latest report on American teenagers h...

Players Build Working Hard Drive Inside Minecraft

3 hours 1 minute ago - Pop Sci
Minecraft HDD Controller Top View The0JJ/imgur.com Over the hills, across the stone bridge, past the giant pony, around the lake of questionable t...

This is What Curiosity Looks Like After Two Years On Mars

Yesterday - Pop Sci
Curiosity Rover, Then And Now. Who turned the sepia filter on? The Verge/NASA While the Mars rovers’ drivers sit in relative comfort here on...

An Electronic Camouflage Cloak Inspired By Color-Changing Octopus Skin

Yesterday - Pop Sci
Octopus Flickr CC by 2.0 An octopus evading a predator has one of the coolest evolutionary adaptations up its (eight) sleeves; in a matter of milli...

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Sports

Toronto Blue Jays miffed at Creighton Bluejays

15 minutes ago - CBS Sports
Toronto Blue Jays miffed at Creighton Bluejays

Watch LIVE: Advice on Fantasy Baseball Today

3 minutes ago - CBS Sports
Watch LIVE: Advice on Fantasy Baseball Today

Top South Carolina rusher Davis iffy for A&M

Less than a minute ago - CBS Sports
Top South Carolina rusher Davis iffy for A&M

Mickelson: McIlroy can pull off what Tiger did

Less than a minute ago - CBS Sports
Mickelson: McIlroy can pull off what Tiger did

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T.V.

Exclusive: Bob Barker Packs a Punch in Happy Gilmore Homage on Bold and the Beautiful

1 hour 41 minutes ago - TV Guide
The price is wrong, bitch! Game show icon Bob Barker will spoof his classic fight scene from Happy Gilmore — the one where he beat the bejesus out o...

Top Videos: Aaron Paul, Bryan Cranston and Julia Louis-Dreyfus' Hilarious Emmy Promo

1 hour 59 minutes ago - TV Guide
This week, Breaking Bad stars Aaron Paul and Bryan Cranston reunited (alongside Veep's Julia Louis-Dreyfus) to play the owners of "Barely Lega...

Carson Daly Welcomes Baby Girl

2 hours 13 minutes ago - TV Guide
Carson Daly and his fiancée, Siri Pinter, are proud parents to a baby girl. Read More > Other Links From TVGuide.com TodaySavannah GuthrieCarson...

ABC Developing Series Based on Castle's Derrick Storm Novels

2 hours 36 minutes ago - TV Guide
The Derrick Storm novels penned by fictional character Richard Castle (Nathan Fillion) on Castle may soon be getting their own standalone series...

Thursday TV: Rectify Finale, Simpsons Marathon

2 hours 25 minutes ago - TV Guide
The upcoming fall season will be lucky to generate even a fraction as many hits as this unusually busy TV summer produced, a list of keepers that incl...

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Technology

We took a nostalgic look around Seattle's Living Computer Museum

23 minutes ago - Engadget
If you're reading this site, chances are you've got a growing collection of obsolete, outdated tech in a closet somewhere, stuff you're certain will b...

Zillabyte Relaunches To Provide Infrastructure For Data Apps

13 minutes ago - Techcrunch
 Zillabyte, a startup that previously billed itself as a “Pandora for sales leads”, is officially relaunching today with a new focus on becoming...

Puzzle & Dragons developer sells its stake in Clash of Clans maker Supercell for $344M

31 minutes ago - Venture Beat
Above: Art from GungHo and Supercell's Clash of Clans/Puzzle & Dragons crossover event.Image Credit: SupercellMegapopular mobile strategy game Clash o...

Instagram’s brand problem: The fakes

23 minutes ago - Venture Beat
GUEST POSTImage Credit: Surreal Name Given/Flickr CommonsWhat is a pair of heels worth to Instagram? The social photo service is getting ready to laun...

Majority Of Digital Media Consumption Now Takes Place In Mobile Apps

26 minutes ago - Techcrunch
 U.S. users are now spending the majority of their time consuming digital media within mobile applications, according to a new study released by comS...

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U.S.

Offshore Wind Auction for Parcels Off Maryland Rakes in Record Bid

31 minutes ago - US News
About 80,000 acres attracted a nearly $9 million bid

Ex-Virginia Governor Talks About Marriage at Trial

21 minutes ago - ABC News
Former Virginia governor says he took refuge from wife's complaints in his office

Marine Who Vanished in Iraq Has Court Hearing

20 minutes ago - ABC News
Marine who vanished in Iraq in 2004 has military hearing to answer desertion allegations

New restrictions on hydrocodone to take effect

54 minutes ago - US News
WASHINGTON (AP) — The federal government is finalizing new restrictions on hundreds of medicines containing hydrocodone, the highly addictive painki...

Family of woman who drank toxic tea set to talk

44 minutes ago - US News
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — As prosecutors mull whether charges are warranted against employees at a Utah restaurant where a woman nearly died after unkno...

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World

Japanese Olympian turned MP denies sexually harassing skater at Sochi party

41 minutes ago - Guardian
Seiko Hashimoto says she was showing Daisuke Takahashi same affection as she would any other athleteJapan's most celebrated Olympic athlete turned pol...

Bank of America reaches record $17bn settlement over questionable mortgages

32 minutes ago - Guardian
Justice Department deal with US bank is the largest fine ever levied by US authorities against a single companyBank of America has agreed to pay a rec...

Animal activists vow to stop planned wild boar cull in Forest of Dean

31 minutes ago - Guardian
Forestry Commission to shoot animals after explosion in numbers sparks debate on safety of region's residentsDrew Pratten was walking home through the...

Stuart Murdoch on God Help the Girl: I never thought Id make a film

30 minutes ago - Guardian
No one was more surprised than the Belle and Sebastian frontman himself when he started directing his first feature. But after a Kickstarter campaign...

South Africa issues Ebola travel ban

22 minutes ago - BBC
South Africa says non-citizens arriving from Ebola-affected areas of West Africa will not be allowed into the country

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Live News

Airbnb is throwing a slumber party at Ikea - Venture Beat
Image Credit: Håkan DahlströmIn the strangest promo of the century, Airbnb and Ikea have apparently teamed up to throw a mass slumber party in se...

Toronto Blue Jays miffed at Creighton Bluejays - CBS Sports
Toronto Blue Jays miffed at Creighton Bluejays

Watch LIVE: Advice on Fantasy Baseball Today - CBS Sports
Watch LIVE: Advice on Fantasy Baseball Today

Top South Carolina rusher Davis iffy for A&M - CBS Sports
Top South Carolina rusher Davis iffy for A&M

He Had To Listen To The Dr.’s Orders: Watch Kendrick Lamar Accept The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge From Dre - MTV News
Kendrick Lamar accepts Dr. Dre's ALS Ice Bucket Challenge and nominates Serena Williams, Ellen DeGeneris and Samuel L. Jackson.

Exclusive: See A Preview For ‘Doctor Who: The Tenth Doctor #2′ - MTV News
Check out an exclusive preview of Titan Comics' "Doctor Who: The Tenth Doctor #2."