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Wednesday, April 23, 2014

This ’80s Anime Version of Harry Potter Is Everything

2 minutes ago - Wired
OK, so this isn't the entire Harry Potter series reimagined as anime—which would've been amazing—but just seeing this quick bit of Akira-at-Hogwar...

Genetic Tricks Could Make Bionic Ears Hear Better

2 minutes ago - Wired
Scientists have devised a strategy they hope will one day make bionic ears even sharper. The idea is to make neurons inside the cochlea sprout new bra...

Microscope Images Come to Life in These Winning Videos

2 minutes ago - Wired
[HTML1] The Nikon Small World photomicrography competition was expanded to include video three years ago, and the result has been an incredible look i...

Duchess Camilla's Brother Dies From Head Injury

4 minutes ago - MSNBC Top Stories
“The Duchess, the Prince of Wales and all her family members are utterly devastated by this sudden and tragic loss,” Clarence House said by Ben Popken

 

2014 NBA Playoffs: Wizards Tickets Up 88% In Past Week, Now Have Highest Playoff Premium in NBA

2 minutes ago - Forbes
Only one road team in the NBA Playoffs was able return home with a 2-0 series lead for Game 3, the Washington Wizards. The Portland Trail Blazers have... by Jesse Lawrence

Trust, Loyalty, Candor: 3 Must-Haves In Tomorrow's Business

2 minutes ago - Forbes
When we were just starting out as a young tech company, we wanted to create an environment of trust and candor. The two go hand in hand: If people tru... by Tom Mendoza

Are San Jose And The Santa Clara Valley Losing Relevance As The Tech Industry Moves To San Francisco?

2 minutes ago - Forbes
Are San Jose and the Santa Clara Valley losing relevance as the tech industry moves north to San Francisco? This question was originally answered on Q... by Quora

This ’80s Anime Version of Harry Potter Is Everything

2 minutes ago - Wired
OK, so this isn't the entire Harry Potter series reimagined as anime—which would've been amazing—but just seeing this quick bit of Akira-at-Hogwar...

 

Business

2014 NBA Playoffs: Wizards Tickets Up 88% In Past Week, Now Have Highest Playoff Premium in NBA

25 minutes ago - Forbes
Only one road team in the NBA Playoffs was able return home with a 2-0 series lead for Game 3, the Washington Wizards. The Portland Trail Blazers have...

Trust, Loyalty, Candor: 3 Must-Haves In Tomorrow's Business

9 minutes ago - Forbes
When we were just starting out as a young tech company, we wanted to create an environment of trust and candor. The two go hand in hand: If people tru...

Are San Jose And The Santa Clara Valley Losing Relevance As The Tech Industry Moves To San Francisco?

8 minutes ago - Forbes
Are San Jose and the Santa Clara Valley losing relevance as the tech industry moves north to San Francisco? This question was originally answered on Q...

US revives cold war thinking on Russia

23 minutes ago - Financial Times
The idea of isolating Vladimir Putin over the long term is attractive, but the global economy is interlinked in ways that make it impossible

Treasurys Extend Gains After 5-year Note Auction

1 hour 29 minutes ago - Fox Business
The Treasury Department sold $35 billion in 5-year notes Wednesday at a yield of 1.732%

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Fashion

This Might Be Your One Chance to Own a Céline Bag for $225

1 hour 37 minutes ago - Fashionista
And it's for charity!

For Graduating Fashion Students, Success Is in the Attitude

1 hour 36 minutes ago - Fashionista
There were no divas at FIT's Judging Day

Sophia Webster for J.Crew Has Finally Arrived

1 hour 13 minutes ago - Fashionista
Feet, rejoice

Grace Coddington's Apartment Is Filled With Cat Pillows

2 hours 21 minutes ago - Fashionista
Nicolas Ghesquiere gave them to her

Dylan Penn Lands Major Modeling Contract

3 hours 36 minutes ago - Fashionista
Get familiar with this face: You'll soon be seeing it everywhere

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Food

Spring Vegetable and Goat Cheese Dip

14 hours 36 minutes ago - epicurious
Recipe from Bon Appétit

Bacon and Corn Pie

Yesterday - epicurious
Recipe from Bon Appétit

Deviled Ham with Pickled Jalapeños

3 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

FTC clears Facebook's purchase of Oculus VR

37 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

1 hour 51 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

1 hour 21 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

1 hour 37 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...

Destiny website updated with new information about classes, enemies

3 hours 41 minutes ago - Gamespot
Ahead of Destiny's release this September, former Halo developer developer Bungie has revamped the game's website and updated it with new information...

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Health

Could shared sex toys transmit HPV?

59 minutes ago - Yahoo Health
By Ronnie Cohen NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Women with the potentially cancer-causing human papillomavirus, or HPV, may be putting their partners at r...

A Little Wine Might Help Kidneys Stay Healthy

4 hours 22 minutes ago - WebMD
Less than a glass a day may also help the heart in those who already have kidney disease, researchers found

Paper Money Carries Thousands of Types of Bacteria: Study

4 hours 21 minutes ago - WebMD
Paper Money Carries Thousands of Types of Bacteria: Study

AP WAS THERE: Probable cause of AIDS found

1 hour 20 minutes ago - Yahoo Health
WASHINGTON (AP) — EDITOR'S NOTE: In 1981, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported the first cases of a rare pneumonia that had...

Amedisys to pay $150 million for over billing Medicare

55 minutes ago - Yahoo Health
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Home healthcare company Amedisys Inc will pay $150 million to resolve allegations that it submitted false billings to Medicare,...

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Humor

9 Famous Thinkers Who Were Total Hypocrites

6 hours 37 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

6 hours 37 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

6 hours 37 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

6 hours 37 minutes ago - Cracked
By Michael Swaim Published: April 23rd, 2014 

5 Plot Lines Erotic Novels Desperately Need to Adopt

6 hours 37 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

The First Photos from Jurassic World Have Arrived!

14 hours 37 minutes ago - Coming Soon
The first official photos from the set of director Colin Trevorrow's Jurassic World are here! Check them out below, courtesy of EW . Written by Tr...

Third Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants Film in the Works

14 hours 37 minutes ago - Coming Soon
Alloy Entertainment is developing Sisterhood Everlasting to follow the two previous motion pictures based on "The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants"...

Anton Yelchin, Zooey Deschanel and More Head to The Driftless Area

14 hours 37 minutes ago - Coming Soon
Unified Pictures and Bron Studios revealed today that Anton Yelchin ( Star Trek , Only Lovers Left Alive ), three-time Golden Globe nominee Zooey Des...

Barbie Planned for a Live Action Feature Film

14 hours 37 minutes ago - Coming Soon
Sony Pictures Entertainment, Mattel and Parkes+MacDonald/Image Nation today announced a partnership on a live-action comedy featuring the beloved and...

Doug Liman Set to Direct Children's Sci-Fi 'Railhead' for Warner Bros.

48 minutes ago - First Showing
This summer we'll see The Bourne Identity director Doug Liman's sci-fi action flick Edge of Tomorrow hit theaters, but the filmmaker has a whole slew...

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Music

Sam Claflin Is Scared Of Literally Everything: Watch

13 hours 5 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?

13 hours 26 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

1 hour 41 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

2 hours 14 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...

Philly's Most Wanted Mr. Man In Critical Condition After A Hit-And-Run

2 hours 16 minutes ago - MTV News
Ex-rapper Mr. Man was reportedly targeted outside his home in Pennsylvania.By Rob Markman Philly's Most Wanted Photo: Getty Images Joel "Mr...

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News

Duchess Camilla's Brother Dies From Head Injury

19 minutes ago - MSNBC Top Stories
“The Duchess, the Prince of Wales and all her family members are utterly devastated by this sudden and tragic loss,” Clarence House said

Cost of Attending a Wedding Surges 75 Percent

19 minutes ago - MSNBC Top Stories
Bouquets aren't the only thing flying high at weddings this year. A new American Express study finds the average cost to attend a wedding is surging t...

Why middle class can't afford rents

5 hours 59 minutes ago - CNN Top Stories
A decent, safe and affordable home is something all Americans need to thrive. While the lowest-income households continue to lack access to affordable...

Reusable rocket takes off ... LANDS!

28 minutes ago - CNN Top Stories
SpaceX's Falcon 9 Reusable (F9R) rocket launched in McGregor, Texas. It reached about 820 feet high

High jumpers ... in a grocery store?

23 minutes ago - CNN Top Stories
A grocery store in Waukee, Iowa, held a high jump competition in the middle of its store. Affiliate KCCI reports

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Politics

'Bionic ear' restores hearing for first time...

4 minutes ago - Drudge Report
'Bionic ear' restores hearing for first time...(First column, 13th story, link)

Holder: Don't Look at Me Thinking Racial Inequality Is Over

27 minutes ago - MSNBC Politics
U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder reacts to a recent Supreme Court ruling that upheld an affirmative action ban at a Michigan college and cautions tha...

Christie not going to miss Letterman

2 hours 26 minutes ago - Politico
He's not impressed with the comic's fat jokes

IRS awards tax-delinquent workers

2 hours 20 minutes ago - Politico
A report says the agency forked over more than $2.8 million to 2,800 delinquent agents

Jeb Bush: I'm 'thinking about' 2016 run

2 hours 14 minutes ago - Politico
His speech in New York is the most vocal he's been about 2016 so far

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Pop Culture

The Duchess Of Cornwall's Brother Has Passed Away; Succumbs To A Severe Head Injury

31 minutes ago - Perez Hilton
Oh no! We're so sad for her!! Camilla Parker Bowles, the Duchess of Cornwall's brother Mark Shand has passed away in New York City! Mark, who was 62...

Zac Efron's Delicious Chest Wants To Burst Through That Black Tee! Set It Free!

28 minutes ago - Perez Hilton
C'mon Zac! We know there is one hot bod underneath those clothes, so why not go nekked everywhere?? We're sure no one will mind, we mean, it's YOU! Un...

Cuba Gooding Jr.'s Wife Files for Legal Separation

1 hour 15 minutes ago - ETOnline
Cuba Gooding Jr.'s wife Sara Kapfer has filed for a legal separation from the actor after 20 years of marriage. Kapfer, a school teacher, cited irrec...

Duchess of Cornwall Camilla's Brother Dead After Head Injury

35 minutes ago - ETOnline
Mark Shand – the brother of Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall -- has passed away after sustaining a serious head injury in New York City Tuesday."It is w...

Big J.K. Rowling News! Joins Forces With HBO & The BBC For A Casual Vacancy Miniseries!

59 minutes ago - Perez Hilton
We totally expecto greatness! J.K. Rowling will officially be working with HBO and the BBC on a pretty magical project! Okay, so Harry Potter isn't g...

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Science

NASA Exploration Forum to Showcase Human Path to Mars

2 hours 37 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

1 hour 15 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

2 hours 37 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?

2 hours 42 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...

Q&A: What Is Feminist Biology?

3 hours 36 minutes ago - Pop Sci
A Fertilized Human Egg Wellcome Images The University of Wisconsin-Madison is looking for a particular kind of biologist: a feminist one. The univ...

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Sports

Paterno to have new statue in State College

29 minutes ago - ESPN
Two Penn State alumni have received the OK from the borough to install a projected $300,000 life-sized bronze sculpture of Joe Paterno in downtown Sta...

Source: Manziel on Bucs' short list at No. 7

25 minutes ago - ESPN
Johnny Manziel is on the short list of players that the Tampa Bay Buccaneers are heavily considering with their first-round pick in the NFL draft, a l...

Desperate Rockets say Game 2 a must win

21 minutes ago - ESPN
The Rockets are three losses away from elimination, but that has done little to calm their sense of urgency against the Portland Trail Blazers

Cardinals player gets probation for assault plea (Yahoo Sports)

1 hour 56 minutes ago - Yahoo Sports
A judge on Wednesday sentenced Arizona Cardinals linebacker Daryl Washington to a year of supervised probation for assaulting a former girlfriend who...

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T.V.

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

1 hour 21 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

2 hours 37 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...

USA Reveals Return Dates for Suits, Covert Affairs, Royal Pains and More

3 hours 36 minutes ago - TV Guide
Summer is fast approaching, which means it's time for USA's slate of original series to get back into action. On Wednesday, the cable network announce...

Exclusive Survivor Sneak Peek: Woo Takes a Nasty Fall

3 hours 21 minutes ago - TV Guide
On Wednesday's episode of Survivor: Cagayan, Trish and Woo get a reward without even having to win a challenge, when they discover a papaya tree in th...

HBO Shows Are Coming to Amazon Prime

3 hours 57 minutes ago - TV Guide
Amazon Prime has secured exclusive rights for select HBO programming, including The Sopranos, Six Feet Under and The Wire, Amazon.com, Inc. annou...

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Technology

This ’80s Anime Version of Harry Potter Is Everything

18 minutes ago - Wired
OK, so this isn't the entire Harry Potter series reimagined as anime—which would've been amazing—but just seeing this quick bit of Akira-at-Hogwar...

Genetic Tricks Could Make Bionic Ears Hear Better

18 minutes ago - Wired
Scientists have devised a strategy they hope will one day make bionic ears even sharper. The idea is to make neurons inside the cochlea sprout new bra...

Microscope Images Come to Life in These Winning Videos

3 minutes ago - Wired
[HTML1] The Nikon Small World photomicrography competition was expanded to include video three years ago, and the result has been an incredible look i...

Glider, The TechStars And Disrupt Alum, Acquired By Sales Software Firm FPX

27 minutes ago - Techcrunch
 Glider, the Portland-based startup that makes a software-as-a-service product for streamlining and adding clarity to the process of negotiating and...

Former NSA Head To Become Columnist For Conservative Paper To Discuss Intelligence

27 minutes ago - Techcrunch
 Former General Michael Hayden, former head of the NSA, has a new gig writing for the conservative Washington Times. His column will be titled "Insid...

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U.S.

US stocks edge lower after a six-day rise

43 minutes ago - US News
NEW YORK (AP) — The stock market slipped Wednesday, after rising for six straight days, as investors worked through another round of quarterly earni...

Ebola death toll in West Africa rises to 147

38 minutes ago - US News
DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — The World Health Organization says 147 people have died from the Ebola virus outbreak in West Africa

Chief Has Few Answers on Latest Police Shooting

29 minutes ago - ABC News
Albuquerque police have few answers 2 days after latest shooting by troubled department

Ovation guitar factory in Connecticut is closing

59 minutes ago - US News
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — An Ovation guitar factory in the western Connecticut hills that has produced instruments for music legends from Paul Simon to...

Gun Carry Rights Expanded in Ga. Under New Law

1 hour 1 minute ago - ABC News
Ga.'s governor signs law allowing licensed owners to bring guns into bars, schools, churches

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World

Parklife how does Blur's album sound 20 years on?

2 hours 23 minutes ago - Guardian
Reader's panel: This week mark's the 20th anniversary of the album that defined Britpop and turned Blur into megastars. How well has Parklife stood th...

Tony Blair's Middle East speech should prick consciences and spur action

2 hours 23 minutes ago - Guardian
His reflections are as thoughtful, and thought provoking, as of old. But there is a new strain: wisdomSlowly and carefully, Tony Blair is re-entering...

Amazon strikes deal with HBO to stream The Sopranos and The Wire

2 hours 10 minutes ago - Guardian
Deal with Amazon Prime marks first time older shows, includingg Six Feet Under, have been available to non-HBO subscribersAmazon has added The Soprano...

FA charge Chelsea's José Mourinho, Rui Faria and Ramires with misconduct

1 hour 17 minutes ago - Guardian
Manager and his assistant to face sanctions after Sunderland Brazilian midfielder given four-match ban for violent conductThe potentially damaging ram...

Formula One holds its breath as Bernie Ecclestone's bribery trial begins

1 hour 3 minutes ago - Guardian
F1 chief executive's trial starts in Munich on Thursday Prosecutors have impressive track record in recent casesBernie Ecclestone goes on trial in Mun...

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Live News

2014 NBA Playoffs: Wizards Tickets Up 88% In Past Week, Now Have Highest Playoff Premium in NBA - Forbes
Only one road team in the NBA Playoffs was able return home with a 2-0 series lead for Game 3, the Washington Wizards. The Portland Trail Blazers have...

Trust, Loyalty, Candor: 3 Must-Haves In Tomorrow's Business - Forbes
When we were just starting out as a young tech company, we wanted to create an environment of trust and candor. The two go hand in hand: If people tru...

Are San Jose And The Santa Clara Valley Losing Relevance As The Tech Industry Moves To San Francisco? - Forbes
Are San Jose and the Santa Clara Valley losing relevance as the tech industry moves north to San Francisco? This question was originally answered on Q...

This ’80s Anime Version of Harry Potter Is Everything - Wired
OK, so this isn't the entire Harry Potter series reimagined as anime—which would've been amazing—but just seeing this quick bit of Akira-at-Hogwar...

Genetic Tricks Could Make Bionic Ears Hear Better - Wired
Scientists have devised a strategy they hope will one day make bionic ears even sharper. The idea is to make neurons inside the cochlea sprout new bra...

Microscope Images Come to Life in These Winning Videos - Wired
[HTML1] The Nikon Small World photomicrography competition was expanded to include video three years ago, and the result has been an incredible look i...