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Wednesday, April 23, 2014

​Twitch streams more live video than the WWE, MLB and ESPN combined

Less than a minute ago - Engadget
Video games now have more online spectators than traditional sports. Crazy, right? It's crazy. According to Qwilt, a company that provides video cachi... by Sean Buckley

Cantor takes aim at primary opponent in new ad

3 minutes ago - Washington Post Politics
House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-Va.) has released a TV ad hitting his primary opponent, college professor David Brat, a sign the high-ranking Rep... by Sean Sullivan

The Fix: Bob Dole says the Republican party is way more conservative than it was even 20 years ago. He’s right.

3 minutes ago - Washington Post Politics
Here's Bob Dole on the current state of the Republican party: "I thought I was a conservative, but we’ve got some in Congress now who are so far rig... by Chris Cillizza

In the Loop: After stowaway, congressman seeks airport security perimeter review

3 minutes ago - Washington Post Politics
A bipartisan aviation security bill that passed with little fanfare in the House in December would require the creation of an advisory committee withi... by Colby Itkowitz

 

​Twitch streams more live video than the WWE, MLB and ESPN combined

Less than a minute ago - Engadget
Video games now have more online spectators than traditional sports. Crazy, right? It's crazy. According to Qwilt, a company that provides video cachi... by Sean Buckley

The Hamid Mir case: 'In Pakistan, they used to censor journalists now they shoot us'

3 minutes ago - Guardian
On Saturday in Karachi, one of Pakistan's most famous journalists survived being shot six times. Soon after, the TV news channel he works for blamed t... by Mohammed Hanif

Climbing Everest is the peak of hubris

3 minutes ago - Guardian
With Sherpas treated like pack animals by the cretinous rich, the crisis of the world's highest mountain was inevitableMountain Madness was the name o... by Tanya Gold

Three beaten in racist attack in Belfast

3 minutes ago - Guardian
Police say victims suffered bruising and cuts and one man lost two teeth in attack by gang of up to 15 peopleTwo men and a woman were beaten by a gang... by Henry McDonald, Ireland correspondent

 

Business

Largest-ever Junk Bond Sale Raises $11 Billion

1 hour 9 minutes ago - Fox Business
A French cable operator sold the largest-ever offering of junk bonds Wednesday, one sign of the great lengths to which investors are stretching for yi...

Oil Ends Lower With U.S. Crude Supply At a Record

47 minutes ago - Fox Business
Oil futures fell on Wednesday, with prices settling at a more than two-week low after a U.S. government

Aston Martin Signed by Michael Jordan, Other Greats, Up for Bids

22 minutes ago - MSNBC Business
When spending six figures or more on a luxury sports car, most buyers inspect every inch to make sure there are no marks on it, but this 2002 Aston Ma...

Riverbed Technology Not Exploring Sale After Going Through The Motions

26 minutes ago - Forbes
Riverbed hired advisors but for defensive measures rather than a sale, insider says

New-Home Sales Fall to 8-Month Low, in Blow to Housing Recovery

53 minutes ago - New York Times Business
The Commerce Department reported that sales dropped 14.5 percent, to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 384,000 units

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Fashion

The Cut’s Recommended-Reading List for Taylor Swift

2 hours 54 minutes ago - The Cut
Taylor Swift was spotted shopping at a bookstore yesterday, and not just any bookstore — McNally Jackson, the literary heart of Soho. Fans gathered...

Women’s Musical Taste Changes With Their Fertility Cycles

2 hours 31 minutes ago - The Cut
A new sexy-time study from the University of Sussex suggests that women's taste in music changes with their ovulation cycles — and women who are at...

Q&A: Honor Designer Giovanna Randall Talks Zosia Mamet, Fashion Zombies

2 hours 28 minutes ago - The Cut
Fashion films tend to have an overly ethereal gloss (ably mocked by Vena Cava in the brand's Fashion Film video), which is why Honor designer Giovann...

Watch: Cara Delevingne on Kate Moss, Superheroes

2 hours 24 minutes ago - The Cut
Social-media-bred supermodel Cara Delevingne can be charming even while lounging around and futzing with a tennis ball. In a new clip to promote Kate...

Party Pics: Chanel’s Tribeca Film Festival Artists Dinner

1 hour 53 minutes ago - The Cut
Last night, Chanel hosted its ninth Tribeca Film Festival Artist Dinner, which honors the artists who contributed work to the award-winning films. Des...

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Food

Spring Vegetable and Goat Cheese Dip

15 hours 33 minutes ago - epicurious
Recipe from Bon Appétit

Bacon and Corn Pie

Yesterday - epicurious
Recipe from Bon Appétit

Deviled Ham with Pickled Jalapeños

2 days ago - Simply Recipes
Do any of you follow Mad Men? I watch an occasional episode, more captivated by the outfits and decor than anything else. (Wait, I recognize that wall...

Brown Bag Chicken

2 days ago - epicurious
Recipe from Epicurious

Eggs Mimosa with Artichoke Tapenade

5 days ago - Simply Recipes
So pretty!  Have you ever heard of eggs mimosa? Neither had I until my French sweetheart introduced me to them. They’re like deviled eggs, except t...

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Games

Artist Omocat's surreal RPG Omori channels its inner Earthbound

34 minutes ago - Joystiq
Omori, a "surreal, exploration, horror RPG" from webcomic artist Omocat bears fleeting similarities to popular games like Nintendo's Earthbound, which...

FTC clears Facebook's purchase of Oculus VR

1 hour 34 minutes ago - Joystiq
Facebook has earned U.S. antitrust approval to purchase Oculus VR, clearing the way for its acquisition of the company and its Oculus Rift VR headset...

Watch Dogs - 9 Minute Multiplayer Gameplay Demo

2 hours 48 minutes ago - Gamespot
Check out 9 minutes of multiplayer gameplay footage which shows off Watch Dogs' distinct multiplayer modes including Online Hacking Contracts, ctOS -...

PlayStation Plus free games for May in the EU announced

2 hours 18 minutes ago - Gamespot
The selection of free games PlayStation Plus members in Europe will receive in May has been announced, and no matter whether you own a PlayStation 3,...

Destiny will fly you (and Titans, Hunters and Warlocks) to the moon

2 hours 34 minutes ago - Joystiq
A revamped website for Destiny, Bungie's upcoming sci-fi shooter, has spilled the proverbial space-beans on player classes Titan, Hunter and Warlock...

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Health

Weight loss plan better than usual diet for diabetes patients

31 minutes ago - Yahoo Health
By Andrew M. Seaman NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - A commercial diet plan that includes prepackaged foods, menu plans and access to counselors was better...

Study: Paper Money Hosts Hundreds of Bacteria

28 minutes ago - MSNBC Health
A new study finds cash is covered in hundreds of different types of bacteria, including pneumonia. KFYR's Sarabeth Ackerman reports

Men Keep Undies For 7 Years, Don't Change Everyday

28 minutes ago - MSNBC Health
Researchers report the average man keeps a pair of underwear for 7 years, and that 22 percent of the men admit to not changing their underpants every...

How to Do the Perfect Push-Up

5 hours 1 minute ago - Health
Watch the video The basic push-up isn’t quite as easy as dropping down and giving us 20. Is your butt too high or too low? And what about your elbo...

Research Shows Ways to Speed Stroke Care

1 hour 18 minutes ago - WebMD
Studies looked at improvements in ER, specially equipped ambulance that could deliver clot-busting drug

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Humor

9 Famous Thinkers Who Were Total Hypocrites

7 hours 34 minutes ago - Cracked
By Cornelius Heyer,Sammy Trujillo,Sam Jackson Published: April 23rd, 2014  If you think "hypocrite" is too strong a word for the people on this list...

6 Real How-To Guides You Won't Believe Anyone Needs

7 hours 34 minutes ago - Cracked
By Mark Hill Published: April 23rd, 2014  One of the best things about the Internet is that it contains a wealth of information to guide you through...

25 Symbols You Never Noticed in Everyday Life

7 hours 34 minutes ago - Cracked
By CRACKED Readers Published: April 23rd, 2014  We here at Cracked love our Easter eggs. That's why we find it totally awesome to learn that there a...

4 Horrible Ways We're Bringing Sci-Fi Technologies to Life

7 hours 34 minutes ago - Cracked
By Michael Swaim Published: April 23rd, 2014 

5 Plot Lines Erotic Novels Desperately Need to Adopt

7 hours 34 minutes ago - Cracked
By C. Coville Published: April 23rd, 2014  Sales of urban fantasy, erotica, and romance books are growing faster than the engorged manhood of a vamp...

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Movies

New 60-Second Trailer for Frank Miller's Sin City: A Dame to Kill For

15 hours 34 minutes ago - Coming Soon
Dimension Films has debuted a new 60-second trailer for their upcoming film Frank Miller's Sin City: A Dame to Kill For which you can check out i...

Lionsgate Sets Mortdecai, Starring Johnny Depp, for February 6, 2015

15 hours 34 minutes ago - Coming Soon
Lionsgate announced today that director David Koepp's Mortdecai is set to hit theaters on February 6, 2015. Now in production, the film stars Johnny...

First Look: Official Photos from Set of 'Jurassic World' Have Arrived

47 minutes ago - First Showing
Following news that director Colin Trevorrow has already been part of the planning of more sequels in the Jurassic Park franchise to follow next summe...

Emily Blunt is Suited Up on Her Edge of Tomorrow Character Banner

15 hours 34 minutes ago - Coming Soon
Warner Bros. Pictures and Village Roadshow have released, via Total Film , a new banner for director Doug Liman's Edge of Tomorrow that showcases...

SNL Sets Andrew Garfield, Charlize Theron and Andy Samberg to Host

15 hours 34 minutes ago - Coming Soon
NBC announced today the final three hosts and music guests for the 39th season of "SNL." On May 3, Andrew Garfield will make his hosting debut, follow...

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Music

Science Bros: Mark Ruffalo And Robert Downey Jr. Cuddle Up For 'Avengers 2' Selfie

13 hours 7 minutes ago - MTV News
So much handsomeness in one frame!By Kase Wickman Photo: Instagram/Mark Ruffalo Mark Ruffalo, you sly dog, you. You too, Robert Downey Jr. Do...

Sam Claflin Is Scared Of Literally Everything: Watch

14 hours 2 minutes ago - MTV News
'Hunger Games' star faces his fears in a brand-new 'After Hours.'By Craig Flaster Photo: MTVNews Sam Claflin went from YA hero in the "Hunger...

Did You Spot Every Hat In Pharrell's New Music Video?

14 hours 23 minutes ago - MTV News
'Marilyn Monroe' features a ton of girls — and headgear.By Brenna Ehrlich Photo: Columbia There may be a lot of girls in the video for Phar...

Sorry Simba, 'Frozen' Soundtrack Is Now King Of The Charts

2 hours 39 minutes ago - MTV News
Thanks to its biggest sales week yet, the wintertime smash notches a record 11 weeks at #1. By Gil Kaufman Photo: Walt Disney The "Frozen" so...

A Great Big World's 'Already Home': Go Behind The Star-Crossed Scenes

3 hours 12 minutes ago - MTV News
Ian Axel and Chad Vaccarino take MTV News behind their latest clip.By James Lacsina A Great Big World's Ian Axel and Chad Vaccarino Photo: MTV N...

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News

Rio Neighborhood Mourns After Dancer's Death

30 minutes ago - MSNBC Top Stories
Friends and neighbors of the late Douglas Rafael da Silva Pereira prayed before playing soccer in a plaza near the spot where Pereira's body was found...

Islamic militants detained in central Nigeria

48 minutes ago - Yahoo News
LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) — Nigeria's military says it has detained extremist suspects in the central-east state of Taraba, strengthening fears that the c...

Late Matuidi goal gives laboured PSG victory

46 minutes ago - Yahoo News
Blaise Matuidi struck in the 89th minute to give Paris Saint-Germain a 1-0 win against struggling Evian at the Parc des Princes on Wednesday and take...

Mauritanian president says he will run again

44 minutes ago - Yahoo News
NOUAKCHOTT, Mauritania (AP) — Mauritania's president, who initially took power in a coup, says he will run again in upcoming elections

Scientists watch enormous Antarctic iceberg drift

42 minutes ago - Yahoo News
WASHINGTON (AP) — Scientists are watching an iceberg bigger than the island of Guam as it slowly moves away from an Antarctic glacier

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Politics

Arkansas Sen. Boozman Recovering Well After Heart Surgery

22 minutes ago - MSNBC Politics
Arkansas Sen. John Boozman is recovering well after undergoing heart surgery on Tuesday, his office says.Boozman, 63, was taken to the hospital early...

DOCTOR: Going To Gym DAILY Won't Erase Potentially Deadly Effects Of Sitting All Day...

19 minutes ago - Drudge Report
DOCTOR: Going To Gym DAILY Won't Erase Potentially Deadly Effects Of Sitting All Day...(Third column, 1st story, link)

Rep. Rogers: Troop deployment a good start

58 minutes ago - CNN Politics
Intelligence Committee Chair Rep. Mike Rogers talks to Wolf Blitzer about the deployment of U.S. paratroopers to Poland

GOP Group Targets Democratic Anti-Keystone Billionaire

53 minutes ago - MSNBC Politics
By now, you’ve probably seen the Democratic TV ads (here and here) hitting the conservative Koch Brothers for the millions of dollars they’ve been...

Campaign Finance: Race in ‘Waxman’ Primary Involves Donating Dollars

2 hours 49 minutes ago - New York Times Politics
Representatives Frank Pallone and Ana Eshoo have been giving colleagues thousands of dollars in campaign contributions in a race to win the top Democr...

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Pop Culture

Dean's Affair Takes Center Stage in Explosive 'True Tori' Premiere

1 hour 2 minutes ago - Extra
The explosive “True Tori” premiere was a heartbreaking look at Tori Spelling and Dean McDermott’s marriage following his affair with a woman nam...

Kesha Takes You On A Time Travel Trip At LAX!

34 minutes ago - Perez Hilton
Have we gone back in time??! Oh no, it's just Kesha at LAX! LOLz! The recently rehabbed pop star might've gone to rehab for an eating disorder, but s...

What A Treat! Johnny Depp Gets Handsy With Amber Heard Outside A Bookstore In NYC For Her Birthday!

24 minutes ago - Perez Hilton
Whoa, whoa, whoa you two! Leave that hand action at home -- there are children around! LOLz! We're totally kidding! Just how sweet was it of Johnny De...

Chris Brown's Assault Trial Delayed Again! It's Gonna Be A Long Time Before His Court Date!

12 minutes ago - Perez Hilton
Looks like it's back to the waiting game for Chris Brown. The singer has been awaiting trial in Washington DC for an assault case, and after it was or...

It's Time You're Aware That Disney Is Making A Movie Based On It's A Small World!

11 minutes ago - Perez Hilton
Well, one thing's for sure. We do NOT want the score for this future movie to be the same song played over and over and over again. Just kidding! We'r...

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Science

NASA Astronauts to Call Colorado Students from Space

3 hours 34 minutes ago - NASA
Cadets and students from the U.S. Air Force Academy and the Jack Swigert Aerospace Academy Magnet School in Colorado will gather at 11:50 a.m. EDT Thu...

NASA Exploration Forum to Showcase Human Path to Mars

3 hours 34 minutes ago - NASA
NASA is developing the capabilities needed to send astronauts to an asteroid by 2025 and Mars in the 2030s. NASA Administrator Charles Bolden and othe...

Jeans That Won't Let You (Or The Planet) Get Dirty

2 hours 12 minutes ago - Pop Sci
Photography by Brian Klutch Any time a drop of water rolls off a raincoat, a durable water repellent (DWR) treatment is doing its job. But with wash...

NASA Satellites Show Drought May Take Toll on Congo Rainforest

3 hours 34 minutes ago - NASA
A new analysis of NASA satellite data shows Africa's Congo rainforest, the second-largest tropical rainforest in the world, has undergone a large-scal...

Ask Anything: Can Insects Get Fat?

3 hours 39 minutes ago - Pop Sci
Miroslaw Kijewski/Getty Images Some initial work on chubby bugs occurred in the early 1960s, when a Florida entomologist started publishing research...

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Sports

NCAA exec: O'Bannon lawsuit appears headed to trial

16 minutes ago - CBS Sports
NCAA exec: O'Bannon lawsuit appears headed to trial

Harvey on flipping bird: No apology 'for being myself'

11 minutes ago - CBS Sports
Harvey on flipping bird: No apology 'for being myself'

IND denies fight

5 minutes ago - CBS Sports
IND denies fight

Even with the stain of steroids in baseball, hitting 500 home runs is still significant

41 minutes ago - SI
It may pale next to the steroid era's inflated totals, but Albert Pujols' milestone is one to marvel at

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T.V.

Watch the First Scene from Orange Is the New Black Season 2

54 minutes ago - TV Guide
You're about to have the best day ever. Entertainment Weekly has shared the first scene from Orange Is the New Black's anticipated second season. In...

Charlize Theron and Andy Samberg to Host SNL

44 minutes ago - TV Guide
Charlize Theron and Andy Samberg will help close out Saturday Night Live's 39th season, NBC announced Wednesday. Theron will make her second app...

Exclusive: Community Brings Back Donald Glover For Its Latest Movie Poster Parody

33 minutes ago - TV Guide
Community fans, start mobilizing. That's the message from Sony Pictures Television, the studio behind the NBC sitcom. Community hasn't been renewed fo...

The Following's Valorie Curry: "Emma Is Joe Carroll's Greatest Victim"

2 hours 18 minutes ago - TV Guide
[Warning: This story contains major spoilers about Monday's episode of The Following. Read at your own risk!] R.I.P. Emma Hill. The protégé, lover...

Grey's Anatomy Exclusive First Look: Grey Sloan Inundated After Possible Terrorist Attack

3 hours 34 minutes ago - TV Guide
Prepare for a terror-filled season finale of Grey's Anatomy! Cryptically titled "Fear (of the Unknown)," the Season 10 finale finds the doctors of Gr...

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Technology

​Twitch streams more live video than the WWE, MLB and ESPN combined

22 minutes ago - Engadget
Video games now have more online spectators than traditional sports. Crazy, right? It's crazy. According to Qwilt, a company that provides video cachi...

Pure Storage CEO Says $225M Round Gives It Flexibility And R&D Runway

30 minutes ago - Techcrunch
 Pure Storage, a company that has pioneered a way to deliver solid state disk performance for a mechanical disk price, announced today it has receive...

Everywhere From Oklahoma City To Beijing: Uber Now Available In 100 Cities Worldwide

46 minutes ago - Techcrunch
 It’s hard to believe that on-demand ride service Uber is less than four years old. Launched in San Francisco in 2010, the company has expanded agg...

Ad-free ‘Bing in Classroom’ wants to drive kids’ curiosity through searching

1 hour 11 minutes ago - Venture Beat
Image Credit: Bing in the ClassroomBing is going to more schools. The Microsoft search engine announced yesterday that its Bing-without-ads engine is...

Silicon Valley heavyweights are helping underprivileged teens make iOS games

1 hour 6 minutes ago - Venture Beat
Image Credit: Jeremy RossmannMakeGamesWith.Us, a company that teaches mostly high school and college students how to make iOS games, has just pooled t...

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U.S.

Scientists Study Gene Clues From 115-Year-Old Woman

1 hour 34 minutes ago - US News
In research into longevity, they found her white blood cells had many seemingly harmless mutations

Aspirin's Ability to Prevent Colon Cancer May Depend on Your Genes

1 hour 34 minutes ago - US News
Benefit was seen only with enzyme present, but study isn't definitive

Gene Therapy May Enhance Cochlear Implants, Animal Study Finds

1 hour 34 minutes ago - US News
Growth of cells in inner ear may boost sound sensitivity, researchers say

Guys: Don't Take Your Y Chromosome for Granted

1 hour 34 minutes ago - US News
It may contain genes important to male survival, researchers say

Wizards back home with 2-0 lead over Bulls

36 minutes ago - US News
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Chicago Bulls failed to score for more than seven minutes

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World

The Hamid Mir case: 'In Pakistan, they used to censor journalists now they shoot us'

1 hour 29 minutes ago - Guardian
On Saturday in Karachi, one of Pakistan's most famous journalists survived being shot six times. Soon after, the TV news channel he works for blamed t...

Climbing Everest is the peak of hubris

1 hour 8 minutes ago - Guardian
With Sherpas treated like pack animals by the cretinous rich, the crisis of the world's highest mountain was inevitableMountain Madness was the name o...

Three beaten in racist attack in Belfast

53 minutes ago - Guardian
Police say victims suffered bruising and cuts and one man lost two teeth in attack by gang of up to 15 peopleTwo men and a woman were beaten by a gang...

Miriam Clegg says fathers who look after children have 'more cojones'

50 minutes ago - Guardian
Deputy prime minister's wife interrupts his talk on male parenting to urge change in attitudes towards masculinity and caringMiriam Clegg on Wednesday...

Nigel Farage: a pustule of resentment on the body politic

34 minutes ago - Guardian
Politicans talk about ordinary people, but never to them. Into this vacuum steps the likes of Ukip. The left must take noteThere is forever an England...

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Live News

​Twitch streams more live video than the WWE, MLB and ESPN combined - Engadget
Video games now have more online spectators than traditional sports. Crazy, right? It's crazy. According to Qwilt, a company that provides video cachi...

The Hamid Mir case: 'In Pakistan, they used to censor journalists now they shoot us' - Guardian
On Saturday in Karachi, one of Pakistan's most famous journalists survived being shot six times. Soon after, the TV news channel he works for blamed t...

Climbing Everest is the peak of hubris - Guardian
With Sherpas treated like pack animals by the cretinous rich, the crisis of the world's highest mountain was inevitableMountain Madness was the name o...

Three beaten in racist attack in Belfast - Guardian
Police say victims suffered bruising and cuts and one man lost two teeth in attack by gang of up to 15 peopleTwo men and a woman were beaten by a gang...

Miriam Clegg says fathers who look after children have 'more cojones' - Guardian
Deputy prime minister's wife interrupts his talk on male parenting to urge change in attitudes towards masculinity and caringMiriam Clegg on Wednesday...

Nigel Farage: a pustule of resentment on the body politic - Guardian
Politicans talk about ordinary people, but never to them. Into this vacuum steps the likes of Ukip. The left must take noteThere is forever an England...