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Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Want to know when to sell Bitcoins? MIT researchers can predict prices

4 minutes ago - Venture Beat
Image Credit: Antana/FlickrMachine learning — the practice of teaching machines to make decisions using existing data — can do a lot of things. On... by Jordan Novet

Apple Pay is fast, easy, and boring — so it will be huge

4 minutes ago - Venture Beat
Above: Apple CEO Tim Cook showing off Apple PayImage Credit: Dean Takahashi/VentureBeatI only had to use Apple Pay a few times before I got over the n... by Devindra Hardawar

The Fix: Democrats have an early vote problem

9 minutes ago - Washington Post Politics
Two weeks ago, we looked at initial early voting data compiled by the U.S. Election Project with the aim of sussing out how campaigns were doing at pu... by Philip Bump

$5 Burnout and Need for Speed Games in Xbox One/360 Weekly Deals

14 minutes ago - Gamespot
Microsoft on Tuesday announced this week's Xbox One and Xbox 360 deals that you can score if you have an Xbox Live Gold ($60/year) subscription.Three...

 

Syria's Assad exploits US war against IS

Less than a minute ago - US News
BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian President Bashar Assad is taking advantage of the U.S.-led coalition's war against the Islamic State group to pursue a witherin... by Alan Neuhauser

Michelle Obama asks students to vote early in Iowa

Less than a minute ago - US News
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — First lady Michelle Obama tried to give Democrats a boost in a key U.S. Senate race Tuesday, urging college students in Iowa... by Alan Neuhauser

Report: Half of U.S. Households Own Shares in Oil or Gas

Less than a minute ago - US News
More than 800 individuals and institutions have divested from fossil fuel companies, but many more Americans remain invested by Alan Neuhauser

Congo doctor Mukwege wins EU human rights prize

Less than a minute ago - US News
STRASBOURG, France (AP) — European lawmakers have awarded their top human rights prize to Congolese gynecologist Denis Mukwege who campaigns against...

 

Business

'Easy Rider' Chopper Sells for Almost $1.4M

48 minutes ago - MSNBC Business
Price came despite reports questioning the authenticity of the motorcycle

Turkey struggles with Isis reverberations

6 hours 3 minutes ago - Financial Times
Ankara’s attitude towards Kobani risks reigniting conflict with Kurds

Debate rages on QE inequality allegations

4 hours 18 minutes ago - Financial Times
Officials uneasy over claim that policy directed money to rich

Mexico is struggling over rule of law

2 hours 21 minutes ago - Financial Times
The country needs security and order as much as economic reform

Ocwen Shares Plunge 18% After Backdating Allegations

1 hour 12 minutes ago - Fox Business
Shares of Ocwen Financial Corp. plunged 18% Tuesday after a New York state regulator accused the mortgage servicer of backdating correspondences with...

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Fashion

Mary Katrantzou for Adidas Is Cute Enough to Get Us into the Gym

1 hour 3 minutes ago - Fashionista
eventually. Like, maybe tomorrow

Sarah Jessica Parker Annoys the West Village, J.Crew Sits Out The Athletic Trend

45 minutes ago - Fashionista
Plus, Ringo Starr will appear in a Skechers campaign

What Sex Will You Have Beneath This Poster?

1 hour 14 minutes ago - The Cut
Nearly every incoming freshman seeks to be both cool and normal. This means that freshman must decorate their living space (a space that will be seen...

Intimate Photos of Oscar de la Renta at Work and at Play

1 hour 2 minutes ago - The Cut
Oscar de la Renta, who passed away yesterday at 82, may have been in business for almost five decades — but that didn't mean he didn't adapt to the...

Watch: How to Look Less Tired in 1 Quick Step

1 hour 51 minutes ago - The Cut
Everyone knows how to be less tired. You start by getting nine hours of sleep — and finish by not eating an entire bag of pizza Combos and falling i...

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Food

Pumpkin Gruyère Gratin with Thyme

15 hours 50 minutes ago - epicurious
Recipe from Epicurious

Pork and Squash Stew with Chiles

Yesterday - epicurious
Recipe from Bon Appétit

Classic Baked Acorn Squash

2 days ago - Simply Recipes
Always a favorite at our Thanksgiving table is baked acorn squash. They’re so easy! The hardest part is cutting the squash in half—you need a sha...

Our Favorite Lasagna with Sausage, Spinach, and Three Cheeses

2 days ago - epicurious
Recipe from Epicurious

Cauliflower Cake

3 days ago - epicurious
Recipe from Epicurious

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Games

$5 Burnout and Need for Speed Games in Xbox One/360 Weekly Deals

54 minutes ago - Gamespot
Microsoft on Tuesday announced this week's Xbox One and Xbox 360 deals that you can score if you have an Xbox Live Gold ($60/year) subscription.Three...

Watch John Cena Recite a Poem in WWE 2K15's New TV Spot

27 minutes ago - Gamespot
If you missed last night's episode of Monday Night Raw (or you simply tune out when matches are over to avoid being beaten over the head with social m...

No one man should have all that Power of Shadow Middle-earth DLC

21 minutes ago - Joystiq
Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor received a free DLC pack today that adds three new runes and a playable character skin to the game. The Power of Shadow...

Quick Look: Disney Fantasia: Music Evolved

51 minutes ago - Gamespot
Watch extended gameplay footage from Fantasia: Music Evolved featuring the Giant Bomb crew

Hyrule Warriors to Link up with Amiibo figure

51 minutes ago - Joystiq
An Amiibo figure slated to launch alongside Super Smash Bros. for Wii U next month will also be compatible with the recently released Wii U brawler Hy...

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Health

8 Foods You Should Eat Every Day

15 minutes ago - Yahoo Health
Spinach It may be green and leafy, but spinach is no nutritional wallflower, and you know from reading Eat This, Not That! . This noted muscle build...

Passengers From Ebola-Affected Countries Must Land at Designated U.S. Airports

2 hours 14 minutes ago - Health
TUESDAY, Oct. 21, 2014 (HealthDay News) — The United States is now mandating that all airline passengers arriving from Ebola-affected nations of Wes...

Binge Drinking May Boost Blood Pressure in Young Men

2 hours 14 minutes ago - Health
By Tara HaelleHealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, Oct. 21, 2014 (HealthDay News) — Binge drinking among young adult men may lead to increased blood pressure...

Ebola Vaccines May Be Deployed in West Africa by January, Officials Say

2 hours 14 minutes ago - Health
By Dennis ThompsonHealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, Oct. 21, 2014 (HealthDay News) — A pair of promising Ebola vaccines could be deployed against the outb...

Teen Sisters Develop Ways to Measure Lung, Heart Damage

2 hours 14 minutes ago - Health
TUESDAY, Oct. 21, 2014 (HealthDay News) — Two sisters in high school have developed ways to measure lung and heart damage. Ilina and Medha Krishen u...

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Humor

7 Creepy Video Game Easter Eggs We Wish We Never Found

7 hours 51 minutes ago - Cracked
By Maxwell Yezpitelok,M. Asher Cantrell,Moycal J. Caine Published: October 21st, 2014  When you're caught up in a good video game, you're usually in...

4 Famous Teams With Members They Don't Want You to Know

7 hours 51 minutes ago - Cracked
By Chris Bucholz Published: October 21st, 2014  I love groups. There's no better way to conceal my crappy, garbage skills and personality than by pl...

6 Awesome High-Tech Ways to F*** With People on Halloween

7 hours 51 minutes ago - Cracked
By David Christopher Bell Published: October 21st, 2014  America's No. 1 holiday celebrating violence and candy is just around the corner, and this...

What 16 Straight Hours of 'Alien: Isolation' Teaches a Man

7 hours 51 minutes ago - Cracked
By David Christopher Bell Published: October 21st, 2014  Alien: Isolation, billed as a Ridley Scott survival-horror game instead of a James Cameron...

Cops Won't Help You: 7 Things I Saw as a Real Slasher Victim

7 hours 51 minutes ago - Cracked
By Robert Evans,Joe Lozito Published: October 21st, 2014  Maksim Gelman, noted crack addict and man-about-town, flipped out in February of 2011 and...

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Movies

Take a First Look at Gotham's Harvey Dent in a New DC Comics Video

50 minutes ago - Coming Soon
DC Entertainment has just released the below video, offering a first look at Nicholas D'Agosto as Harvey Dent, the latest DC Comics character to visit...

Patrick Stewart to Lead Gang of White Supremacists in 'Green Room'

1 hour 13 minutes ago - First Showing
Just after Anton Yelchin and Imogen Poots were cast to lead Blue Ruin director Jeremy Saulnier's next colorful thriller Green Room, one more cast memb...

Disney's Rights to John Carter Revert Back to Edgar Rice Burroughs, Inc.

1 hour 29 minutes ago - Coming Soon
After the monumental failure of 2012's John Carter, which led to huge losses and the ouster of Walt Disney Studios head Rich Ross, Edgar Rice Burrough...

Buy Awesome Mix Vol. 1 from 'Guardians of the Galaxy' on Cassette

1 hour 34 minutes ago - First Showing
Hot on the heels of news that fans will be able to get a dancing Groot toy just in time for the holidays, another treat from Guardians of the Galaxy w...

The Weekend Warrior: Ouija, John Wick

1 hour 51 minutes ago - Coming Soon
It's hard to get excited about the last few weekends of October especially in a week when it's doubtful I'll have a chance to see either new movie in...

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Music

Lorde’s Dog Knows Things We Cannot Comprehend

22 minutes ago - MTV News
Lorde's dog is deeper than you. See the photo for proof

T.I. Explains The Phone Call That Ended Snoop Dogg And Iggy Azalea’s Feud

42 minutes ago - MTV News
T.I. explains the phone call with Snoop Dogg that ended Iggy Azalea beef

Why Is Monica Lewinsky Thanking Beyonce, Eminem, Nicki Minaj And Lil Wayne?

57 minutes ago - MTV News
Monica Lewinsky thanks Beyonce, Eminem, Nicki Minaj, Lil Wayne and more during her speech at the Forbes Under 30 Summit

Team Peeta Or Team Gale? Katniss Makes A Choice In New ‘Mockingjay’ Promo

56 minutes ago - MTV News
A new "Hunger Games: Mockingjay" promo teases Katniss' difficult choice between Gale and Peeta

From Nicki Minaj To Emma Watson: This Century’s Most Memorable Oscar De La Renta Dresses

56 minutes ago - MTV News
From Rihanna to Taylor Swift: 19 of Oscar de la Renta's iconic designs

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News

'S.H.I.E.L.D' fans push for Coulson/May romance

27 minutes ago - Yahoo News
NEW YORK (AP) — There's Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie, aka Brangelina, and Kim Kardashian and Kanye West, aka Kimye. But are you ready for Philinda?

ISIS or al-Nusra or Khorasan?

40 minutes ago - CNN Top Stories
Not long ago, the threat of terrorist attacks against the United States boiled down to two words: al Qaeda

Is Khorasan plotting against U.S.?

36 minutes ago - CNN Top Stories
Among the targets of U.S. strikes across Syria early Tuesday was the Khorasan Group -- a collection of senior al Qaeda members who have moved into Syr...

Attacking militants in Syria

19 minutes ago - CNN Top Stories
Photos: Attacking ISIS in Syria

What Your Fave Horror Flick Says About You

5 hours 25 minutes ago - MSNBC Top Stories
Why do we pay good money to see psychotic clowns, vengeful ghosts and chainsaw-wielding serial killers terrorize people on screen? It's complicated

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Politics

COWBOYS Cut Michael Sam From Practice Squad...

6 minutes ago - Drudge Report
COWBOYS Cut Michael Sam From Practice Squad...(Second column, 6th story, link)

Water Crisis Seen Worsening as Sao Paulo Nears 'Collapse'...

6 minutes ago - Drudge Report
Water Crisis Seen Worsening as Sao Paulo Nears 'Collapse'...(Second column, 14th story, link)

Curfew in town after rioting, shooting...

42 minutes ago - Drudge Report
Curfew in town after rioting, shooting...(Third column, 12th story, link)Related stories:Ebola-country travelers to be funneled to five airports...Stu...

Two new sightings...

57 minutes ago - Drudge Report
Two new sightings...(Third column, 16th story, link)Related stories:NATO Intercepts Russian Jets Over Baltic Sea...SWEDEN READY TO USE FORCE TO SURFAC...

Chuck Todd Meets The Voters

1 hour 27 minutes ago - MSNBC Politics
Chuck Todd Meets The Voters

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Pop Culture

President Obama Proves He's Got Smooth Moves Inside A Polling Center After One Woman's Boyfriend Tries To Lay Down The Law!

11 minutes ago - Perez Hilton
We're pretty sure POTUS is a fan of Rob Thomas and Carlos Santana... Because he's so Smooth in every situation! During some early term voting in Chica...

Watch! Tori Spelling Breaks Down over Finances in 'True Tori' Sneak Peek

4 hours 50 minutes ago - Extra
"Extra" has a sneak peek of the upcoming season of "True Tori," which offers a raw, unfiltered look at the marital troubles between Tori Spelling and...

Lorde, Chemical Brothers, And Miguel Joined Together To Take A Bite Out Of The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1 Soundtrack!

44 minutes ago - Perez Hilton
This is not a game! We repeat: This Is NOT A Game. No, seriously! Lorde, Miguel, and Chemical Brothers have come together to add a track to the Hunger...

Jaden Smith's Music Video For Blue Ocean Features Rumored GF Kylie Jenner & Talks Of Cocaine! Yikes!

31 minutes ago - Perez Hilton
Uhhmmm okay... Jaden Smith dropped another rap video today for a song called Blue Ocean, and we have so many feelings about it. Not only does he talk...

Robert Pattinson's Lady Love FKA twigs Blends Dance & Technology In A Hot Little Directorial Debut! Watch HERE!

1 hour 4 minutes ago - Perez Hilton
Whoa! We didn't see this coming! Maybe we should put on our glasses! LOLz! FKA twigs is currently known to most of the world as Robert Pattinson's par...

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Science

Does Slacktivism Really Drive Science Forward?

1 hour ago - Pop Sci
Copper DK Images/Getty Images Social media has spawned the slacker-activist, someone who supports a cause through an audacious public disp...

Injection Of Brain Nerve Cells Into Spine Help Paralyzed Man Walk Again

2 hours 11 minutes ago - Pop Sci
David Nicholls (left) and his son Dan, who is paralyzed. The Nicholls Spinal Injury Foundation provided funding for the research. Nicholls...

Man In Japan Arrested For 3-D Printing Revolvers

2 hours 56 minutes ago - Pop Sci
ZigZag Revolver Unassembled Screenshot, "3D Printed Guns First in the world 3D Zig Zag Revolver Made in Japan" When the first working gu...

Jet Lagged Gut Bacteria Could Contribute to Obesity

4 hours 51 minutes ago - Pop Sci
tiegeltuf via Flickr After crossing multiple time zones it can feel like your entire body is worn out. And it turns out, that’s true, even down to...

Will Your Next Best Friend Be A Robot?

5 hours 51 minutes ago - Pop Sci
Pepper Pepper, Japan's first affordable social robot, goes on sale in February. It can read emotions and will be a platform for new apps...

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Sports

Rest or rust? Royals, Giants set for World Series (Yahoo Sports)

Yesterday - Yahoo Sports
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- Alex Gordon took a big rip at a batting-practice fastball, fouled it off badly into the cage, and ducked when the carom nearl...

Bills' Spiller has chance to return from injury (Yahoo Sports)

59 minutes ago - Yahoo Sports
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) -- Running back C.J. Spiller's season in Buffalo isn't over just yet. And the Bills restocked their banged-up offensive backfield b...

Mike Miller basks in LeBron James' ovation

36 minutes ago - Sporting News

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T.V.

The 100 Creator on Who Survived and the Mystery Behind Mount Weather

1 hour 5 minutes ago - TV Guide
The best sci-fi show on TV returns Wednesday and it's on The CW. Though it initially appeared to be yet another post-apocalyptic teen drama (love tr...

Exclusive Goldbergs Sneak Peek: Beverly Wants to Be a Cool Mom

2 hours ago - TV Guide
Beverly Goldberg is no regular mom. She's a ... Read More > Other Links From TVGuide.com Jeff GarlinWendi McLendon-CoveyAdam F. GoldbergGillian Vig...

Music Review: Stevie Ray Vaughan and Double Trouble – ‘The Complete Epic Recordings Collection’

2 hours 51 minutes ago - Blog Critics
When you see a box set of 12 discs with the words “complete recordings” in the title, you might presume that set is, in fact, complete and exhaust...

Video: Creating the Soundtrack for Cartoon Network's Over the Garden Wall

6 hours 6 minutes ago - TV Guide
It's almost time to go Over the Garden Wall. Cartoon Network's first animated mini-series begins Nov. 3 and TV Guide Magazine has an exclusive look at...

VIDEO: Tour the Chicago Fire Set with Star David Eigenberg

4 hours 53 minutes ago - TV Guide
The firefighters of Chicago Fire run through burning buildings and perform daring rescues nearly every day, so they desperately need a place to unwind...

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Technology

Want to know when to sell Bitcoins? MIT researchers can predict prices

20 minutes ago - Venture Beat
Image Credit: Antana/FlickrMachine learning — the practice of teaching machines to make decisions using existing data — can do a lot of things. On...

Apple Pay is fast, easy, and boring — so it will be huge

10 minutes ago - Venture Beat
Above: Apple CEO Tim Cook showing off Apple PayImage Credit: Dean Takahashi/VentureBeatI only had to use Apple Pay a few times before I got over the n...

A Velvet Worm Named for Totoro

50 minutes ago - Wired
This velvet worm is so cute it's named for Totoro. Too bad it's a slime-spewing killer. The post A Velvet Worm Named for Totoro appeared first on WIRE...

Could Virtual Care Heal the Health System?

1 hour 50 minutes ago - Wired
How many times have you been sick and tried to get an appointment with your doctor, only to find out that he or she had no openings for the next three...

Uber expands meal delivery pilot to Hong Kong

49 minutes ago - Venture Beat
Above: Promotional image for Uber's UberRush courier serviceImage Credit: UberUber, ever inching beyond ridesharing, today announced a temporary mea...

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U.S.

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Reputed Ex-Mob Boss Summoned for Violation Hearing

7 minutes ago - ABC News
Reputed former Philadelphia mob boss summoned for parole violation hearing, could be jailed

Western Governments Are Bashing Israel, Again

36 minutes ago - US News
After a brief sanity break, Western governments have returned to their usual "blame Israel" stance

Sinatra hangout becoming toxic threat

33 minutes ago - CNN US
The Salton Sea in Southern California used to be a hangout for Sinatra. It is now drying up and has become a toxic threat

Detroit Plans to Sell Scrapped Copper Wire

57 minutes ago - ABC News
Detroit hopes to sell scrapped copper from public lighting operations for $25 million

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World

Sweden bathes in echoes of cold war drama as submarine hunt continues

39 minutes ago - Guardian
Commander ready to use force in chase for probable Russian vessel, while media seize on scraps amid furtive excitementPeering out at the narrow stretc...

David Cameron Ukip desperation over MigrationWatch UK founders peerage

27 minutes ago - Guardian
Prime minister accused of hurrying through position for Sir Andrew Green in the face of Tory worries about Ukip popularityDavid Cameron has been accus...

Canadian soldier killed by convert to Islam in hit and run

27 minutes ago - Guardian
Martin Couture Rouleau shot dead by Quebec police after driving his car into two soldiers in act linked to terrorist ideologyTerrorist ideology inspir...

The EU outers must win hearts and minds in 2017

26 minutes ago - Guardian
A Europe without Britain looks possible now, but the out campaign will need strong leadership, not Little Englanders at the helm Angry-looking grey me...

Angry-looking grey men told they will lose campaign for Britain to leave EU

25 minutes ago - Guardian
Conservative Eurosceptic Michael Fabricant says those who want UK to exit EU in referendum must craft modern message Michael Fabricant: The EU outers...

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Live News

Syria's Assad exploits US war against IS - US News
BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian President Bashar Assad is taking advantage of the U.S.-led coalition's war against the Islamic State group to pursue a witherin...

Michelle Obama asks students to vote early in Iowa - US News
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — First lady Michelle Obama tried to give Democrats a boost in a key U.S. Senate race Tuesday, urging college students in Iowa ...

Report: Half of U.S. Households Own Shares in Oil or Gas - US News
More than 800 individuals and institutions have divested from fossil fuel companies, but many more Americans remain invested.

Congo doctor Mukwege wins EU human rights prize - US News
STRASBOURG, France (AP) — European lawmakers have awarded their top human rights prize to Congolese gynecologist Denis Mukwege who campaigns against...