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Monday, April 21, 2014

Air strikes kill dozens in Syria's Aleppo: monitor group

4 minutes ago - Reuters
BEIRUT (Reuters) - Dozens of people have been killed in air strikes on the northern Syrian city of Aleppo, a monitoring group said on Monday, includin...

Three Skydive to Safety as Plane Crash Kills Eight in Finland

5 minutes ago - MSNBC Top Stories
Three people jumped to safety from a plummeting aircraft before a fiery crash which killed eight skydivers, according to officials in Finland

Robbed? Questionable Call Costs Ryan Howard the Cycle

5 minutes ago - MSNBC Top Stories
Phillies first baseman Ryan Howard was a double short of the cycle when he stepped to the plate against the Rockies in the seventh inning on Sunday

Discovery Channel's Everest Special Canceled After Deadly Avalanche

5 minutes ago - MSNBC Top Stories
A stunt on Mount Everest that was set to air on the Discovery Channel in May was canceled Sunday after an avalanche killed at least 13 people, all She...

 

Air strikes kill dozens in Syria's Aleppo: monitor group

4 minutes ago - Reuters
BEIRUT (Reuters) - Dozens of people have been killed in air strikes on the northern Syrian city of Aleppo, a monitoring group said on Monday, includin...

Three Skydive to Safety as Plane Crash Kills Eight in Finland

5 minutes ago - MSNBC Top Stories
Three people jumped to safety from a plummeting aircraft before a fiery crash which killed eight skydivers, according to officials in Finland

Robbed? Questionable Call Costs Ryan Howard the Cycle

5 minutes ago - MSNBC Top Stories
Phillies first baseman Ryan Howard was a double short of the cycle when he stepped to the plate against the Rockies in the seventh inning on Sunday

Discovery Channel's Everest Special Canceled After Deadly Avalanche

5 minutes ago - MSNBC Top Stories
A stunt on Mount Everest that was set to air on the Discovery Channel in May was canceled Sunday after an avalanche killed at least 13 people, all She...

 

Business

Siemens, Chinese Car Maker Form Engine JV

1 hour 20 minutes ago - Wall Street Journal
Siemens and Beijing Automotive Industry Holding Co. have formed a joint venture to make engines for hybrid and electric vehicles

Taiwan Export Orders Grow in March

32 minutes ago - Wall Street Journal
Taiwan's export orders grew more than economists expected in March, as the island continued to benefit from recoveries in developed economies

OpenTable's Media Play: Before, During And After Dining

1 hour 7 minutes ago - Forbes
OpenTable has defined the discovery and reservation experience for diners and restaurants in North America and in other parts of the world.  The com...

Fraud fears grow in Afghan poll count

4 hours 56 minutes ago - Financial Times
Half the votes yet to be counted and winner still unclear more than two weeks after polling day – and thousands of votes are under scrutiny for irre...

Japanese ship seized in wartime claims row

2 hours 8 minutes ago - Financial Times
Shanghai court seizes Japanese ship over claims related to second world war, in first-ever case of a Chinese court confiscating assets sought for wart...

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Fashion

Emma Stone Won the Red Carpet This Week

Yesterday - Fashionista
Plus: flawless looks from Chloe Moretz, Kate Bosworth and more

The Look Book: Rafael Viñoly, Architect, and Diana Viñoly, Interior Designer

Yesterday - The Cut
Well, this is funny if not entirely a coincidence: Your son Lucas, a photographer for this magazine, shot you. Does he take lots of photos of you two?...

Zoella on Being \"Queen of Haul Vloggers,\" Her Teenage Fans, and More

Yesterday - The Cut
Zoella.co.uk Age: 24 YouTube followers: 4.4M The haul video is the girlie answer to the tech world’s unboxing videos: a wildly popular YouTube niche...

Meet Mike the Ruler, 13-Year-Old Instagram Fashion Star

Yesterday - The Cut
@miketheruler Age: 13 Instagram Followers: 5,271 The first photo of Mike the Ruler that really made clear what was going on with him appeared on his I...

Why Cara Delevingne Is the Only Truly Modern Supermodel

Yesterday - The Cut
Depending on the way you Google Cara Delevingne, you might wind up with striking, glamorous fashion photos of her walking in the Burberry show, or mop...

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Food

Brown Bag Chicken

6 hours 40 minutes ago - epicurious
Recipe from Epicurious

Eggs Mimosa with Artichoke Tapenade

3 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...

Arugula-Stuffed Leg of Lamb with Roasted Spring Vegetables

3 days ago - epicurious
Recipe from Gourmet Live

Pea, Asparagus, and Fava Bean Salad

4 days ago - epicurious
Recipe from Bon Appétit

Thyme Honey Glazed Ham

5 days ago - epicurious
Recipe from Gourmet

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Games

Stiq Figures, April 7 - 13: Best opening numbers edition

3 hours 41 minutes ago - Joystiq
Welcome to Stiq Figures, where the sales data is after the break and the posts don't matter. If you're going to send me on a 30-plus hour adventur...

Minecraft grows a sweet tooth, turns into Candy Lan-uhh, Candycraft

Yesterday - Joystiq
If you don't celebrate Easter, you can still treat today like Candy Overload day! Once you start crashing from your sugar high, you can remain relativ...

Treasures of Montezuma: Arena to match up PS Vitas in Europe

Yesterday - Joystiq
Match-three puzzlers are a comfort food of sorts - the rules change a bit with each game, sure, but the core concept is the same: match up colors and...

Official Disney fan club says Disney Infinity 2.0 launches August 2014, then takes it back

Yesterday - Gamespot
The official Disney fan club D23 published a news brief earlier this week claiming that Disney Infinity 2.0, which will add Marvel’s super heroes to...

Splinter Cell Echoes launches as four-part comic series in July

Yesterday - Gamespot
Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell Echoes, a comic book originally released as part of a limited collector’s edition of Splinter Cell: Blacklist, will be pu...

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Health

Strength training gets a makeover from yesteryear's body building

1 hour 27 minutes ago - Yahoo Health
By Dorene Internicola NEW YORK (Reuters) - Strength training, traditionally favored by body builders seeking to bulk up, has become the go-to regimen...

Saudi Arabia reports 3 more deaths from MERS virus

1 hour 36 minutes ago - Yahoo Health
RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — Saudi Arabia's health ministry says three more patients who contracted a potentially fatal Middle East virus related to...

Kraft recalls 96,000 pounds of hot dogs due to undeclared allergen

2 hours 28 minutes ago - Yahoo Health
(Reuters) - Kraft Foods Group Inc is recalling about 96,000 pounds of Oscar Mayer Classic Wieners because the packages may instead contain Classic Che...

Recall: Oscar Mayer Wishes These Classic Wieners Weren't Cheesy

1 hour 55 minutes ago - MSNBC Health
NEW YORK -- Kraft Foods is recalling 96,000 pounds of its Oscar Mayer wieners because they may mistakenly contain cheese.The U.S

Kids get codeine in ER despite risks, guidelines

5 hours 8 minutes ago - Yahoo Health
CHICAGO (AP) — Despite recommended limits on codeine use in children, the potent painkiller is prescribed for children in at least half a million em...

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Humor

Comic for April 21, 2014

5 hours 41 minutes ago - Dilbert Daily Strips
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Comic for April 20, 2014

Yesterday - Dilbert Daily Strips
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5 Slapstick Failures by Modern Military Commanders

Yesterday - Cracked
By Jacopo della Quercia,Xavier Jackson Published: April 20th, 2014  There are certain jobs in the world where you just assume that the people doing...

The 4 Strangest Things Nobody Tells You About Life in China

Yesterday - Cracked
By Cezary Jan Strusiewicz,Michael Pearce Published: April 20th, 2014  You love kung pao chicken and Jackie Chan, and now, with so many jobs supposed...

23 Famous Games Made Horrifying With Better Graphics

Yesterday - Cracked
By CRACKED Readers Published: April 20th, 2014  A lot of video games these days are striving to be as realistic as possible. But what happens when y...

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Movies

Box Office Guru Wrapup: Captain America Triumphs Again

Yesterday - Rotten Tomatoes
This weekend, the Easter frame saw a menu of new releases debut but audiences still made the super hero juggernaut Captain America: The Winter Soldier...

NYC Opening of the Ghostbusters 30th Anniversary Traveling Art Show

Yesterday - First Showing
Last night, Saturday, April 19th, in New York City, just a few blocks from the Hook & Ladder 8 firehouse, Gallery 1988 opened the Ghostbusters 30th An...

Indie Trailer Sunday: Jeong-beom Lee's 'No Tears for the Dead' Teaser

Yesterday - First Showing
"Who... are you?" Today's indie trailer is the first official teaser for a kinetic South Korean action film titled No Tears for the Dead, from Jeong-b...

Box Office Results: Captain America Fights His Way To A Third Week at #1

Yesterday - Coming Soon
The ComingSoon.net Box Office Report has been updated with studio estimates for the weekend. Click here for the full box office estimates of the t...

New Cosplay Photos From WonderCon 2014!

Yesterday - Coming Soon
ComingSoon.net/ SuperHeroHype  is attending WonderCon 2014 at the Anaheim Convention Center and we now have a fourth batch of cosplay photos fo...

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Music

Greatest Hits - Brian McKnight

2 hours ago - Apple iTunes Top 25 New Releases
Greatest Hits Brian McKnight Release Date: April 15, 2014 Total Songs: 10 Genre: R&B/Soul Price: $7.99 Copyright ℗ 2014 Entertainment One U.S., LP

'Game Of Thrones': All The Biggest Moments On 'Breaker Of Chains'

Yesterday - MTV News
Jaime and Cersei participate in the most f--ked up moment the show has ever broadcast.By Alex Zalben Emilia Clarke in "Game of Thrones" Photo: H...

'Game Of Thrones': All The Biggest Moments On 'Breaker Of Chains'

Yesterday - MTV News
Jaime and Cersei participate in the most f--ked up moment the show has ever broadcast.By Alex Zalben Emilia Clarke in "Game of Thrones" Photo: H...

'Game Of Thrones': 7 Predictions For The Purple Wedding Aftermath

Yesterday - MTV News
After Joffrey's demise, what can we expect from the HBO fantasy series?By Josh Wigler Michiel Huisman on "Game of Thrones" Photo: HBO Warnin...

Look Again: Our 13 Favorite Movie Easter Eggs

Yesterday - MTV News
Can you spot them?By Kevin Sullivan and Kase Wickman Photo: Pixar This weekend, as many kids are roving around backyards hunting for plastic...

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News

Air strikes kill dozens in Syria's Aleppo: monitor group

18 minutes ago - Reuters
BEIRUT (Reuters) - Dozens of people have been killed in air strikes on the northern Syrian city of Aleppo, a monitoring group said on Monday, includin...

Three Skydive to Safety as Plane Crash Kills Eight in Finland

21 minutes ago - MSNBC Top Stories
Three people jumped to safety from a plummeting aircraft before a fiery crash which killed eight skydivers, according to officials in Finland

Robbed? Questionable Call Costs Ryan Howard the Cycle

6 minutes ago - MSNBC Top Stories
Phillies first baseman Ryan Howard was a double short of the cycle when he stepped to the plate against the Rockies in the seventh inning on Sunday

Discovery Channel's Everest Special Canceled After Deadly Avalanche

6 minutes ago - MSNBC Top Stories
A stunt on Mount Everest that was set to air on the Discovery Channel in May was canceled Sunday after an avalanche killed at least 13 people, all She...

Putin says signs decree to rehabilitate Crimea Tatars

36 minutes ago - Yahoo News
MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Monday he had signed a decree rehabilitating Crimea's Tatars and other ethnic minorities,...

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Politics

Napster billionaire's next mission: Conquer politics

1 hour 40 minutes ago - Politico
Sean Parker is poised to bring his fortune into the political world with fresh intensity

Bush eases secrecy on W.H. files

1 hour 39 minutes ago - Politico
A previously undisclosed directive could result in records being released faster than usual

New GOP polling firm to launch

1 hour 39 minutes ago - Politico
Mary Cheney, daughter of former Vice President Dick Cheney, is among the firm's partners

Jeb Bush’s Rush to Make Money May Be Hurdle

Yesterday - New York Times Politics
Mr. Bush’s efforts to capitalize on his résumé and reputation have thrust him into situations that may prove challenging to explain should he moun...

Health Law Fund-Raising Is Detailed

Yesterday - New York Times Politics
A Government Accountability Office report discussed how the Obama administration raised money from outside groups to promote enrollment in health insu...

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Pop Culture

Lindsay Lohan Suffered Miscarriage This Year! Big Reveal On Finale Of Her OWN Reality Show!

5 hours 26 minutes ago - Perez Hilton
Lindsay Lohan's miscarriage confession! That's what viewers got Sunday night on the finale of the troubled starlet's OWN reality show! Talk about goin...

'Captain America' Victorious For The Third Time At The Box Office

Yesterday - ETOnline
Captain America: The Winter Soldier proved it's staying potential by securing the top spot in the weekend box office for a third time, beating its cin...

Jordin Sparks Clings Tight To Jason Derulo In Her Teeny Bikini! See Her AB-solutely Gorgeous Look HERE!

6 hours 40 minutes ago - Perez Hilton
We need her workout secrets! Jordin Sparks and her loverboy Jason Derulo were at the TAO Beach grand opening at The Venetian in Las Vegas on Saturday,...

Country Singer Kevin Sharp Dies

Yesterday - ETOnline
Country singer Kevin Sharp -- who previously survived a well-publicized battle with cancer -- has died at age 43. A message posted to Sharp's officia...

So Cute! Stars Share Adorable Easter Pics

Yesterday - Extra
It doesn’t get much cuter than stars dressing up their kids, dogs and sometimes themselves in bunny ears! See how celebrities like Jennifer Lopez, M...

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Science

Over Meal Of Whale Meat, Japan Announces Plan To Restart "Scientific" Whaling In Antarctica

3 days ago - Pop Sci
Harpooned whale A whale captured by the Yushin Maru, a Japanese harpoon vessel, in February 2008. Customs and Border Protection Service, Commonwea...

NASA Cargo Launches to Space Station aboard SpaceX Resupply Mission

3 days ago - NASA
Nearly 2.5 tons of NASA science investigations and cargo are on the way to the International Space Station (ISS) aboard SpaceX's Dragon spacecraft

An Invisible Barn And Other Amazing Images From This Week

3 days ago - Pop Sci
Invisible Barn What do you get when you wrap a barn in mylar? You get nothing. stpmj via Co.Design

Russia Ships The World's First Load of Offshore Arctic Oil

3 days ago - Pop Sci
Oil Be There The Prirazlomnoye offshore drilling platform, in the Pechora Sea above the Arctic circle, began extracting oil in December 2013, and lo...

Smart Rear-View Mirror Sees Through The Stuff Piled In Your Back Seat

3 days ago - Pop Sci
Nissan Smart Rear-View Mirror Corinne Iozzio A rear-view mirror is only useful if you can see out of the back of your car -- something, it happens...

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T.V.

Game of Thrones Power Shift: Tyrion Is Under Arrest; Daario Passes the Test

Yesterday - TV Guide
On Sunday's Game of Thrones, Tyrion once again found himself in less than spacious quarters... Read More > Other Links From TVGuide.com Aidan Gille...

Neil Patrick Harris Curses at Fan During Hedwig Performance on Broadway

Yesterday - TV Guide
A recent performance of Hedwig and the Angry Inch on Broadway turned interactive when star Neil Patrick Harris became involved in an exchange with a f...

Watch My Show: Granite Flats' Scott Swofford Answers Our Showrunner Survey

Yesterday - TV Guide
You probably haven't heard of BYUtv before, but the channel — operated by Brigham Young University — is found in more than 50 million households a...

Box Office: Captain America 2 Stays on Top

Yesterday - TV Guide
Captain America: The Winter Soldier topped the box office chart for the third straight weekend, earning $26.6 million over the Easter holiday, Box Off...

Which Bubble Shows Would You Save?

Yesterday - TV Guide
Do you want to see a romance play out between Patrick Jane (Simon Baker) and Teresa Lisbon (Robin Tunney) on The Mentalist? Have you not heard enough...

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Technology

Nintendo's Game Boy turns 25 today

1 hour 11 minutes ago - Engadget
Now we feel really old

This onesie turns you into a walking WiFi hotspot

1 hour 56 minutes ago - Engadget
Forget carrying a separate hotspot router to have a local network wherever you go -- what if you were the hotspot? Fashion designer Borre Akkersdijk h...

Americans are optimistic about technology, except drones... and robots... and...

3 hours 2 minutes ago - Engadget
If you asked the average American what they think about the coming crop of technologies, you'd probably get some generic optimism. According to a rece...

FIO Is A Simple, Attractive Time Zone Tracker

3 hours 53 minutes ago - Techcrunch
 One of the things I love about working with people all around the world is that I feel like an international woman of mystery. Unfortunately, by "my...

How a toy designer dreamed up the geek-friendly AeroPress coffee maker

5 hours 4 minutes ago - Engadget
The AeroPress is a deceptively simple device -- it's basically a coffee syringe. The quick brewing coffee maker sits somewhere between an espresso mac...

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U.S.

Public Smoke-out Marks Pot Holiday in Colorado

28 minutes ago - ABC News
Revelers toast joints, pipes in Colorado celebration of pot holiday that's now mainstream

10 Things to Know for Today

1 hour 5 minutes ago - ABC News
10 Things to Know for Today

Watch Monday's show!

Yesterday - CNN US
April 21, 2014

Country singer Kevin Sharp dies

Yesterday - CNN US
Country singer Kevin Sharp has died from "complications due to cancer," his mother told CNN. He was 43

Car crashes through Florida church wall during Easter service

4 hours 8 minutes ago - CNN US
A car crashed through the walls of a Fort Myers, Florida, church during Easter Service, injuring close to two dozen people, police said

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World

Pixies Indie Cindy: Exclusive album stream

41 minutes ago - Guardian
Have a listen to Pixies' fifth album their first in 23 years and let us know your thoughts! You could say it's been a while since Pixies last put out...

More girls 'flee Nigeria kidnappers'

32 minutes ago - BBC
At least seven of the 85 Nigerian schoolgirls still missing after being abducted last week escape, the local state governor says

Radcliffe play wows Broadway critics

17 minutes ago - BBC
Actor Daniel Radcliffe gets five-star reviews for the Broadway production of The Cripple of Inishmaan

Torino's Ciro Immobile quick to make impression as Italy prepare for Brazil

57 minutes ago - Guardian
Immobile proves his moniker is misleading as Serie A's leading scorer and could add to his one Italy cap this summerForty-two of Italy's best football...

Three killed in Yemen drone strike

43 minutes ago - BBC
Three more suspected al-Qaeda militants die in a drone strike in southern Yemen, reports say, bringing the total killed in three days to more than 40

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Live News

Air strikes kill dozens in Syria's Aleppo: monitor group - Reuters
BEIRUT (Reuters) - Dozens of people have been killed in air strikes on the northern Syrian city of Aleppo, a monitoring group said on Monday, includin...

Three Skydive to Safety as Plane Crash Kills Eight in Finland - MSNBC Top Stories
Three people jumped to safety from a plummeting aircraft before a fiery crash which killed eight skydivers, according to officials in Finland.

Robbed? Questionable Call Costs Ryan Howard the Cycle - MSNBC Top Stories
Phillies first baseman Ryan Howard was a double short of the cycle when he stepped to the plate against the Rockies in the seventh inning on Sunday.

Discovery Channel's Everest Special Canceled After Deadly Avalanche - MSNBC Top Stories
A stunt on Mount Everest that was set to air on the Discovery Channel in May was canceled Sunday after an avalanche killed at least 13 people, all She...

Putin says signs decree to rehabilitate Crimea Tatars - Yahoo News
MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Monday he had signed a decree rehabilitating Crimea's Tatars and other ethnic minorities, ...

Air strikes kill dozens in Syria's Aleppo: monitor group - Yahoo News
Dozens of people have been killed in air strikes on the northern Syrian city of Aleppo, a monitoring group said on Monday, including at least 29 peopl...