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Saturday, November 1, 2014

Weekly Recap: Xbox One Price Cut, GTA 5 Is 1080p On PS4

2 minutes ago - Gamespot
(Some Of) The Big Stuff:More talk of resolution this week, as the PlayStation 4 version of Rockstar Games' upcoming open-world action game Grand Theft...

2nd soldier claims presidency in Burkina Faso

11 minutes ago - Yahoo News
OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso (AP) — A largely unknown military colonel has emerged to say he has taken the helm of Burkina Faso, hours after an army ge...

Manchester City v Manchester United: A recent goal fest in pictures

12 minutes ago - Guardian
The last eight Manchester derbies have seen City and United net 34 times between them, so with an average of 4.25 a game there should be goals guarant... by Steven Bloor

In the Loop: Forget Halloween, members of Congress always find stuff ‘scary’

14 minutes ago - Washington Post Politics
Halloween comes once a year, but in Washington members of Congress remain scared all year round. There are the obvious horrors like Ebola and ISIS sub... by Colby Itkowitz

 

More states tighten Ebola rules

2 minutes ago - CNN Top Stories
The United Nations said it's unnecessary to quarantine people just because they came from Ebola-afflicted countries. Yet parts of the United States an...

Weekly Recap: Xbox One Price Cut, GTA 5 Is 1080p On PS4

2 minutes ago - Gamespot
(Some Of) The Big Stuff:More talk of resolution this week, as the PlayStation 4 version of Rockstar Games' upcoming open-world action game Grand Theft...

UK warns travelers they could be terror targets

11 minutes ago - Yahoo News
LONDON (AP) — Britain has taken the unusual step of issuing a general terror warning to all U.K. travelers overseas because of fears that they could...

New question in Texas: Can Davis survive defeat?

11 minutes ago - Yahoo News
KILLEEN, Texas (AP) — Wendy Davis once stirred excitement among Democrats nationwide, but her quest to be the next Texas governor now appears to fac...

 

Business

Alaska mine project fought by wealthy conservative pits major industries against each other

3 hours 17 minutes ago - Fox Business
Alaskans are set to vote for the third time on a mining project that pits two major industries — extractive mining and salmon fishing — against ea...

Federal investigators, Virgin Galactic founder Richard Branson going to spacecraft crash site

4 hours 17 minutes ago - Fox Business
Federal accident investigators are headed to a desert crash site where a winged spaceship designed to give wealthy tourists a high-altitude view of Ea...

The Next Step for May Grads: Choosing Student Loan Repayment Plans

6 hours 26 minutes ago - Forbes
Time's up. The six-month period after graduation where you don't have to make student loan payments could in November for most federal student loan bo...

Herbalife agrees to settle federal class-action lawsuit filed by ex-salesman

Yesterday - Fox Business
Herbalife says it has agreed to settle a lawsuit that claimed the company's business structure and marketing practices violated federal and state laws...

Kansas tax collections $23M short for October as governor's tight re-election races nears end

Yesterday - Fox Business
Kansas reported Friday that its October tax collections fell short of expectations, potentially complicating conservative Republican Gov. Sam Brownbac...

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Fashion

Brooklyn Beckham Looks Effortless in 'T,' Lou Doillon's Pro Tips for Being a French Girl

Yesterday - Fashionista
And Sephora is putting down roots in India

Eliza's SPF For Happy Skin

Yesterday - Fashionista
Protect that skin, people

Lorde Says Fame Is Not Unlike Getting Pear-Bombed

Yesterday - The Cut
Brunette mane of lyrical wonder Lorde thinks that the prickly side of fame is similar to a random incident of pear-spearing from a high-school quad. I...

Madonna Partied With Aretha Franklin Last Night

Yesterday - The Cut
Last night marked the start of acceptably timed Halloween parties, and, predictably, costume enthusiasts were out in full force. In L.A., Katy Perry a...

Hood by Air Stages Part III of Its Fashion Month Takeover at MoMA

Yesterday - Fashionista
After showing its spring 2015 collection at both New York and Paris fashion weeks, Hood by Air returned to New York to stage multimedia performance an...

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Food

Sweet Potato Bread with Caramel and Aleppo-Spiced Pecans

7 hours 32 minutes ago - epicurious
Recipe from Epicurious

Baked Eggs with Merguez Sausage, Tomatoes, and Smoky Paprika

Yesterday - epicurious
Recipe from Epicurious

Maple Syrup Roasted Delicata Squash and Brussels Sprouts

2 days ago - Simply Recipes
About a month before Thanksgiving, my parents and I start planning our holiday meals. To keep from going completely crazy we divide and conquer the co...

Coriander Chicken Thighs with Miso-Glazed Root Vegetables

2 days ago - epicurious
Recipe from Epicurious

Green Beans with Shallots, Hazelnuts, and Tarragon

3 days ago - epicurious
Recipe from Epicurious

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Games

Weekly Recap: Xbox One Price Cut, GTA 5 Is 1080p On PS4

18 minutes ago - Gamespot
(Some Of) The Big Stuff:More talk of resolution this week, as the PlayStation 4 version of Rockstar Games' upcoming open-world action game Grand Theft...

WRUP: All Hallow's Firmware Hiccups

Yesterday - Joystiq
Why look! The ol' PlayStation 4 is blinking its orange light really fast. It must be a Halloween miracle! No wait, now it's ejecting the disc and powe...

Evolve Alpha Hunter Match with Trapper and Medic

Yesterday - Gamespot
Chris and Mary track a hideous beast and show off strategies for how to succeed as trapper and medic

Evolve Alpha Goliath Match and Guide

Yesterday - Gamespot
Mary hangs out with Chris as he has a quick match as the Goliath to try and stomp some hunters. Let's see how it goes

PS4 sales up to 13.5 million consoles

Yesterday - Joystiq
Sony reported 309.5 billion yen in sales ($2.77 billion) for its Game and Network Services division for the second quarter, ending September 30. It re...

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Health

Eluding Ebola: Why Skills May Matter More Than Gear

1 hour 32 minutes ago - MSNBC Health
The WHO’s updated guidelines on protective gear suggest only highly trained professionals should care for Ebola patients, leading U.S. doctors say

Is Tau the 'How' Behind Alzheimer's?

Yesterday - WebMD
When this protein malfunctions, brain cells die, say researchers working with mice

The Great Thing You Can Do With Leftover Halloween Candy

Yesterday - Health
Photo: Getty Images Whether you overestimated the number of trick-or-treaters who’d show up or your kid did really well in your neighborhood, one th...

Is Tau the ‘How’ Behind Alzheimer’s?

Yesterday - Health
By Dennis ThompsonHealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, Oct. 31, 2014 (HealthDay News) — Malfunction of a key brain protein called tau is the likely culprit be...

5 Biggest Salad Mistakes You’re Making

Yesterday - Health
Getty Images I eat some type of salad nearly every day. It’s a go-to staple I really look forward to, and I love mixing it up. Some days I toss gree...

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Humor

Comic for November 1, 2014

6 hours 33 minutes 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

What You'd Actually Do with a Real Mech Suit

Yesterday - Cracked
By CRACKED Staff Published: October 31st, 2014 

What It's Like to Survive a Point-Blank Blast from a Shotgun

Yesterday - Cracked
By Robert Evans,Ryan Jarcy Published: October 31st, 2014  According to Hollywood, the leg is pretty much the best place to get shot. Does the protag...

Why They'll Never Stop Making Zombie Movies

Yesterday - Cracked
By Daniel O'Brien,Abe Epperson Published: October 31st, 2014 

21 Casting Ideas That Would Have Changed Movie History

Yesterday - Cracked
By CRACKED Readers Published: October 31st, 2014  There's no denying that each one of us secretly wishes we worked as a casting agent in Hollywood...

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Movies

200 Cosplay Photos from Stan Lee's Comikaze Expo 2014!

6 hours 58 minutes ago - Coming Soon
ComingSoon.net and SuperHeroHype are attending Stan Lee's Comikaze Expo 2014, which is taking place Friday, October 31st through Sunday, November 2nd...

TNT Greenlights High-Octane Drama Agent X

Yesterday - Coming Soon
TNT has given a greenlight to "Agent X," a spirited action-drama starring Jeff Hephner (Interstellar, "Chicago Fire") and Oscar nominee and Emmy and G...

Channing Tatum Attached to 'Gambit' Spin-Off from 'RoboCop' Writer

Yesterday - First Showing
Earlier this year, X-Men franchise producer Lauren Shuler Donner was talking about landing Channing Tatum to play the Cajun, kinetically charged mutan...

Who Will Play Henry in Pirates of the Caribbean 5?

Yesterday - Coming Soon
We know that Walt Disney Pictures is eyeing a release date of July 7, 2017 for Pirates of the Caribbean 5, that filming will start in Queensland, Aust...

Julian Maury and Alexandre Bustillo to Take on Leatherface

Yesterday - Coming Soon
Leatherface, the next installment in the Texas Chainsaw Massacre legacy, has reportedly found its directors. Julian Maury and Alexandre Bustillo (Ins...

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Music

Channing Tatum’s ‘X-Men’ Character Gambit Is Officially Getting A Spinoff Film

Yesterday - MTV News
Channing Tatum's "X-Men" character is officially getting a spinoff

The Commodores Greatest Hits - The Commodores

Yesterday - Apple iTunes Top 25 New Releases
The Commodores Greatest Hits The Commodores Release Date: October 28, 2014 Total Songs: 9 Genre: R&B/Soul Price: $3.99 Copyright ℗ 2014 Lionfish Mus...

This Video Perfectly Captures What You’re Really Saying To Your Ex During A Break-Up—Watch

Yesterday - MTV News
Here's what we're really saying during breakups—no matter how we try to play it off

Why Is Chelsea Handler Boycotting Instagram?

Yesterday - MTV News
Chelsea Handler boycotts Instagram after the social media service removes her topless photo

Kim Kardashian Is Slaying Halloween In Her Perfect Anna Wintour Kostume

Yesterday - MTV News
Kim Kardashian slayed Halloween with for separate costumes—they're all must-sees honestly

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News

More states tighten Ebola rules

18 minutes ago - CNN Top Stories
The United Nations said it's unnecessary to quarantine people just because they came from Ebola-afflicted countries. Yet parts of the United States an...

UK warns travelers they could be terror targets

31 minutes ago - Yahoo News
LONDON (AP) — Britain has taken the unusual step of issuing a general terror warning to all U.K. travelers overseas because of fears that they could...

New question in Texas: Can Davis survive defeat?

22 minutes ago - Yahoo News
KILLEEN, Texas (AP) — Wendy Davis once stirred excitement among Democrats nationwide, but her quest to be the next Texas governor now appears to fac...

2nd soldier claims presidency in Burkina Faso

22 minutes ago - Yahoo News
OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso (AP) — A largely unknown military colonel has emerged to say he has taken the helm of Burkina Faso, hours after an army ge...

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Politics

PERSONALIZED PITCH: Digital 'track and chase' ground game delivers specific messages to individual voters...

4 hours 42 minutes ago - Drudge Report
PERSONALIZED PITCH: Digital 'track and chase' ground game delivers specific messages to individual voters...(First column, 3rd story, link)Related sto...

Obama's Border Policy Fueled Epidemic, Evidence Shows...

4 hours 42 minutes ago - Drudge Report
Obama's Border Policy Fueled Epidemic, Evidence Shows...(Third column, 1st story, link)

Cuomo, Backed by Working Families Party, May Chip Away at Its Clout at the Polls

Yesterday - New York Times Politics
Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo wants to win as many votes as possible in the election on Tuesday, but some liberals suspect he also wants to weaken a political...

Schumer Hits the Trail for a Goal in Albany: A Democratic New York Senate

Yesterday - New York Times Politics
Over the last few weeks, Senator Charles E. Schumer has endorsed in person five Democrats in races from the Hudson Valley to Buffalo

What Is on the Line in the Midterm Elections

Yesterday - New York Times Politics
Republicans are seeking to gain control of the Senate, but some of the most compelling races have been for governor

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Pop Culture

Robert Downey, Jr. Looks Great — Even At The DMV!

7 hours 29 minutes ago - Perez Hilton
Damn! RDJ sure knows how to DMV. The Department of Motor Vehicles is notoriously known as one of the worst places in the world --- yet Robert Downey,...

30 Years Later, ‘CHiPs’ Cast Reunites

Yesterday - ETOnline
It’s been more than 30 years since Ponch and Jon rode off into the sunset on the hit buddy cop show CHiPs. The cast sat down together for the first...

What Really Happened While Making ‘Honey Boo Boo’

Yesterday - ETOnline
In ET’s exclusive interview, Anna Marie Cardwell -- aka "Chickadee" -- opens up about the reality of making TLC’s hit show Here Comes Honey Boo Bo...

Amanda Bynes Out of Psychiatric Facility, Back to Tweeting Bizarre Messages

Yesterday - ETOnline
Just three days after a judge ruled that Amanda Bynes spend at least another 30 days in a psychiatric facility, the What I Like About You star was sp...

Snooki Opens Up About Her New Baby, Upcoming Wedding and Not Having Sex

Yesterday - ETOnline
Life has changed dramatically for Nicole "Snooki" Polizzi since she became famous as the hard-partying breakout star of MTV's reality show Jersey Shor...

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Science

Statement from NASA Administrator on Virgin Galactic SpaceShipTwo Mishap

Yesterday - NASA
“On behalf of the entire NASA family, I offer our deepest condolences to the family and loved ones of the pilot lost in today’s accident involving...

The Week In Drones: Saving Lives, Spooking Nukes, And More

Yesterday - Pop Sci
Nuclear Reactor Belleville France Panelfestoon, via Wikimedia Commons Here's a roundup of the week's top drone news: the military, comme...

Halloween Zombie Outbreak At Popular Science Office

Yesterday - Pop Sci
http://cf.c.ooyala.com/k4b3VmcTrKCejzSink3dQ4qccNgMs0IO/MGngRNnbuHoiqTJH... Please enable Javascript to watch this video One of the inev...

Virtual Hearts, Fanged Deer And Other Amazing Images Of The Week

Yesterday - Pop Sci
Fanged Deer These toothy deer haven't been seen in 60 years, until this October--just in time for Halloween! Kashmir musk deer may be remini...

Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo Just Crashed During A Mojave Test Flight

Yesterday - Pop Sci
SpaceShipTwo Virgin Galactic There’s a shadow looming over the private spaceflight industry this week. Virgin Galactic’s SpaceShipTwo...

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Sports

Griffin scores 39, Clippers beat Lakers 118-111 (Yahoo Sports)

4 hours 36 minutes ago - Yahoo Sports
Blake Griffin used a banking analogy to describe his dominant performance against the Lakers on Friday night. Griffin scored 39 points and went 11 for...

'Fiery' Blatt called meeting to address debut

4 hours 54 minutes ago - ESPN
Before the Cleveland Cavaliers could go on to earn the first win of their season -- and the first win of David Blatt's NBA coaching career -- he had s...

Thomas, Morris lead pesky Suns past Spurs 94-89 (Yahoo Sports)

6 hours 29 minutes ago - Yahoo Sports
PHOENIX (AP) -- Isaiah Thomas scored 10 of his 23 points in the fourth quarter, rallying Phoenix with a relentless series of driving layups, and the S...

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T.V.

NBC Freshman Comedies Bad Judge and A to Z to End

Yesterday - TV Guide
The Day of the Dead brought grim news for two NBC comedies. The network has canceled the Kate Walsh-led Bad Judge and the... Read More > Other Link...

Dancing's Derek Hough: I'm Making the Routines Harder

Yesterday - TV Guide
Hey everyone, Happy Halloween! Thanks for your votes! How'd you like Team Itsy Bitsy? We had so much fun doing that. The team dances are always fun...

Starz' Magic City Being Resurrected as a Movie with Bruce Willis, Bill Murray

Yesterday - TV Guide
Don't bet against Magic City just yet. The Starz period casino drama, which was canceled last year after two seasons, is being resurrected as a featur...

Amanda Bynes Released from Psychiatric Hospital, Blasts Family on Twitter

Yesterday - TV Guide
Amanda Bynes was released from a psychiatric hospital Thursday and wasted no time getting back to one of her favorite hobbies: Twitter. The actress, 2...

Exclusive Simpsons Sneak Peek: Jane Fonda Prepares to Battle Mr. Burns

Yesterday - TV Guide
In Springfield, it takes guts to go up against the rich and powerful Mr. Burns. But Jane Fonda is prepared to do just that on The Simpsons. The two-t...

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Technology

Charting the World’s Easiest—And Most Punishing—Marathon Routes

1 hour 2 minutes ago - Wired
November’s New York City Marathon is a little bit Jekyll-and-Hyde, combining benevolent descents with sinister climbs; the equally prestigious Bosto...

Crowdfunded Magazines Take Aim at Sexism in Fantasy and Horror

1 hour 2 minutes ago - Wired
In the new episode of Geek's Guide to the Galaxy podcast, author Cat Rambo, fiction editor Ellen Datlow, and Lightspeed magazine owner John Joseph Ada...

Researchers find a way to listen in on vehicular vibrations

3 hours 53 minutes ago - Engadget
The steady flow of vehicles is noisy enough as it is, but it also gives off a type of noise the human ear can't hear: seismic noise, or the vibration...

AT&T and Verizon are upping bandwidth on select data plans

Yesterday - Engadget
These days we could all use a little more mobile bandwidth, and the folks at AT&T and Verizon are giving us some. Let's break it down, shall we? If yo...

How Zappos CEO’s obsession with raving helped him create a billion-dollar company

Yesterday - Venture Beat
Above: Zappos founder Tony HsiehImage Credit: Robert Scoble/Flickr On the way to his very first rave ever, Tony Hsieh, 26 years old and not yet the CE...

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U.S.

California Storm Wets Giants Parade, Heads South

56 minutes ago - ABC News
California storm dampens World Series parade in San Francisco before moving south

China manufacturing growth falls in October

1 hour 46 minutes ago - US News
BEIJING (AP) — China's manufacturing growth declined further in October amid a slowing economy and languishing global demand, according to a survey...

Third victory parade in 5 years charms Giants fans

3 hours 22 minutes ago - US News
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Giants celebrated a third World Series victory in five years with a ticker-tape parade, and it seemed everyone had a story...

Boko Haram denies truce, kidnapped girls married

3 hours 1 minute ago - US News
MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AP) — The leader of Nigeria's Islamic extremist group Boko Haram has denied agreeing to any cease-fire with the government and s...

Blackout hits Bangladesh as line from India fails

2 hours 2 minutes ago - US News
DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — Bangladesh was hit by a nationwide blackout on Saturday after a transmission line bringing electricity from neighboring Ind...

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World

Lotus owner denies F1 teams plan to boycott US Grand Prix

1 hour 6 minutes ago - Guardian
Gerard Lopez says there is anger but no plans for a strike Im not aware of this a lot of frustration has built up Reports suggested Lotus, Force India...

Manchester City v Manchester United: A recent goal fest in pictures

28 minutes ago - Guardian
The last eight Manchester derbies have seen City and United net 34 times between them, so with an average of 4.25 a game there should be goals guarant...

No Canada visas for Ebola countries

28 minutes ago - BBC
Canada suspends visa applications from countries in the grip of the Ebola outbreak, in a move similar to a much-criticised Australian plan

Virgin Galactic will continue after fatal SpaceShipTwo crash, vows Branson

48 minutes ago - Guardian
Entrepreneur behind space tourism venture visits Mojave desert base after test flight crash kills pilotSir Richard Branson, the billionaire entreprene...

The Tower of London poppies are not 'a Ukip-style memorial', say volunteers

2 hours 31 minutes ago - Guardian
The installation marking British fatalities in the first world war has caused controversy. Volunteer ceramic poppy planters tell us why they disagree...

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Live News

More states tighten Ebola rules - CNN Top Stories
The United Nations said it's unnecessary to quarantine people just because they came from Ebola-afflicted countries. Yet parts of the United States an...

Weekly Recap: Xbox One Price Cut, GTA 5 Is 1080p On PS4 - Gamespot
(Some Of) The Big Stuff:More talk of resolution this week, as the PlayStation 4 version of Rockstar Games' upcoming open-world action game Grand Theft...

UK warns travelers they could be terror targets - Yahoo News
LONDON (AP) — Britain has taken the unusual step of issuing a general terror warning to all U.K. travelers overseas because of fears that they could...

New question in Texas: Can Davis survive defeat? - Yahoo News
KILLEEN, Texas (AP) — Wendy Davis once stirred excitement among Democrats nationwide, but her quest to be the next Texas governor now appears to fac...

2nd soldier claims presidency in Burkina Faso - Yahoo News
OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso (AP) — A largely unknown military colonel has emerged to say he has taken the helm of Burkina Faso, hours after an army ge...