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Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Feminism makes women 'victims'? I think you've mistaken us for the sexists

Less than a minute ago - Guardian
Women are victimized in our society. #WomenAgainstFeminism doesnt change that terrible realityAn old canard about feminists is that, in addition to be... by Jessica Valenti

Eastbourne pier engulfed in flames - video

Less than a minute ago - Guardian
A large fire engulfs the front section of Eastbourne pier in East Sussex on Wednesday. It is believed the blaze broke out behind some wood panelling i... by Guardian Staff

'Generation selfie' is spurning black cats

Less than a minute ago - Guardian
The Mail claims that darker moggies are left behind in rescue centres because they don't take a good selfie. But who cares? Forget being an unlucky om... by Tom Cox

This means war: why the fashion headdress must be stopped

Less than a minute ago - Guardian
The Native American headdress is a common sight at festivals. It has also been appropriated by fashion brands and stars such as Pharrell Williams. But... by Dorian Lynskey

 

Skinny dipping is not a crime. Dive in

Less than a minute ago - Guardian
Police have threatened two young men with a criminal record. Yet swimming naked is a wonderful thing you just have to follow the etiquetteIm not a nat... by Daniel Start

Spanish PM and Catalonia leader hold talks over referendum plan

Less than a minute ago - Guardian
Artur Mas says meeting with prime minister Mariano Rajoy was 'quite positive' and two sides are willing to keep talkingSpain's prime minister and the... by Ashifa Kassam in Madrid

House of Lords launches inquiry into civil use of drones

Less than a minute ago - Guardian
A committee is asking if the time is right for drones to take off, and will explore safety, privacy and the potential of the European industry The Hou... by Alex Hern

Lib Dems suggest putting forests in trusts to avoid privatisation

Less than a minute ago - Guardian
Party is committed to planting 3.5m trees if they stay in power in attempt to woo back voters from the Greens and LabourThe Liberal Democrats hope to... by Rowena Mason, political correspondent

 

Business

Tokyo governor defends call for cost-cutting review of venue plans for 2020 Olympics

2 hours 10 minutes ago - Fox Business
Tokyo Governor Yoichi Masuzoe on Wednesday defended his call to cut costs by relocating some venues for the 2020 Olympics, even if it threatens plans...

Grain mixed the CBOT, cattle higher and pork mixed on the CME

2 hours 8 minutes ago - Fox Business
Grain futures were mixed Wednesday in early trading on the Chicago Board of Trade

Authorities: Woman dies after medical emergency on commercial flight from Honolulu to Phoenix

2 hours 2 minutes ago - Fox Business
Authorities in Phoenix say a passenger has died on a US Airways flight to Phoenix from Honolulu after a suffering an unknown medical emergency

EcoDiesel V-6 in Jeep's top model extends range to 600-plus miles

1 hour 59 minutes ago - Fox Business
The flagship of the Jeep line — the five-passenger Grand Cherokee sport utility vehicle — is both a grand and high-mileage traveler for 2014

Fact sheet: 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee Summit EcoDiesel 4X4

1 hour 59 minutes ago - Fox Business
2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee Summit EcoDiesel 4X4 BASE PRICE: $29,495 for Laredo 4X2; $31,095 for Laredo E 4X2; $31,495 for Laredo 4X4; $33,095 for Laredo...

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Fashion

Ireland Baldwin Scores First Solo Campaign

1 hour 55 minutes ago - Fashionista
Fall is shaping up to be the season of celebrity offspring-turned-models

Carine Roitfeld Told Gigi Hadid to Act Happy All the Time

2 hours 12 minutes ago - The Cut
Being a model isn't all sparkles and sunshine. It's also about shifting the perma-tragedy mask from your face and just trying to grin and bear it, acc...

Why Clogs Will Change Your Life

2 hours 23 minutes ago - The Cut
Over the last several months, a specific sect of anti-fashion style has slowly gained popularity. We've seen an onslaught of caftans, Birkenstocks, a...

How to Curl Your Eyelashes With Fire and Not Get Burned

2 hours 21 minutes ago - The Cut
When Alicia Yoon, co-founder of the curated Korean beauty emporium Peach and Lily told me she had her lashes curled by fire on her last trip to Kore...

How Does Free People Get the Coolest Models?

2 hours 54 minutes ago - Fashionista
Name a top model from the past five years. She's probably posed for Free People

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Food

Spicy Summer Rolls with Peanut Dipping Sauce

13 hours 9 minutes ago - epicurious
Recipe from Gourmet Live

How to Make Perfect Hard Boiled Eggs

Yesterday - Simply Recipes
I love hard boiled eggs. They’re great for deviled eggs, egg salad, or just eating plain with a sprinkle of salt. For years I ate one every mornin...

Chicken Under a Brick

Yesterday - epicurious
Recipe from Bon Appétit

Spicy Rhode Island Calamari

2 days ago - epicurious
Recipe from Epicurious

Turkey Zucchini Burger with Garlic Mayo

4 days ago - Simply Recipes
Turkey meat is much leaner than beef or pork, so it can be a challenge to make a burger with ground turkey that still gives you the satisfaction of e...

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Games

Indie Megabooth reveals Gamescom lineup

1 hour 40 minutes ago - Joystiq
The Indie Megabooth announced its lineup for Gamescom this morning, featuring 34 teams showing off their babies at the world's largest video game conv...

Xbox One launches in China on September 23

2 hours 53 minutes ago - Joystiq
Microsoft is set to be the first company to launch a foreign console in China since the country lifted its 14-year ban on them back in January. Micros...

Blood - Random Encounter

4 hours 10 minutes ago - Gamespot
Danny O'Dwyer revisits the role of Caleb as he takes on the dark god Tchernobog. Check out all the crazy weapons in this game! Join the Chat and let...

Halfway - Now Playing

4 hours 10 minutes ago - Gamespot
Benito, being our resident Turn Based RPG expert, goes to space in Halfway. Follow him through the gloomy corridors on board the Colonial Space Ship...

Destiny beta: 4.6 million players guided by their Dinklage

3 hours 55 minutes ago - Joystiq
The Destiny beta was a beast, with Activision announcing today that 4,638,937 players participated in the early access stress test of the game launchi...

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Health

Survey: Progress In Enrolling California Uninsured

4 hours 25 minutes ago - WebMD
Survey: Progress In Enrolling California Uninsured

The 'Fattest' Meal of 2014 Is...

2 hours 23 minutes ago - MSNBC Health
If you're watching your waistline, avoid ordering anything with "monster," "bottomless" or "big" in its name

Mom Battled Cancer While Baby Waited For a New Heart

2 hours 20 minutes ago - MSNBC Health
Riki Graves and her infant daughter Juliana fought dual medical battles and won

$1,000 Pill Now Leading Treatment for Hepatitis C

Yesterday - WebMD
$1,000 Pill Now Leading Treatment for Hepatitis C

Blood Test Might Help Prevent Certain Birth Defects

Yesterday - WebMD
Test to detect mom-to-be's folate concentration could spot those lacking nutrient for infant development

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Humor

5 Scary New Trends (That Aren't New at All)

5 hours 10 minutes ago - Cracked
By Adam Wears,John Martin,Ruy Platt Published: July 30th, 2014  For all the bemoaning your grandparents do about the end of the "good old days," you...

4 Everyday Things That Make Us Way Angrier Than They Should

5 hours 10 minutes ago - Cracked
By C. Coville Published: July 30th, 2014  Some things we can all agree are just annoying as hell. Mosquitoes. People who text while driving. People...

5 Reasons the Classic American Summer Doesn't Exist Anymore

5 hours 10 minutes ago - Cracked
By Mark Hill Published: July 30th, 2014  It's almost August, folks. Has the summer of 2014 felt a little bit off to you? Not quite as good as summer...

Why the Most Overused Joke in Movies Needs to Be Retired

5 hours 10 minutes ago - Cracked
By Michael Swaim Published: July 30th, 2014 

21 Shockingly Lazy Special Effects in Big-Budget Movies

5 hours 10 minutes ago - Cracked
By CRACKED Readers Published: July 30th, 2014  If Summer blockbusters are any indication, the acting in a movie can be completely wooden so long as...

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Movies

Go Behind the Scenes of The Killing's Final Season

1 hour 37 minutes ago - Coming Soon
Netflix has brought online a behind-the-scenes look at the fourth season of "The Killing," premiering exclusively on Netflix on Friday, August 1, 2014...

Tarantino's New Western 'The Hateful Eight' Unveils Another Poster

1 hour 38 minutes ago - First Showing
From slave drivers to stagecoaches next. Filmmaker Quentin Tarantino continues his exploration into westerns with another project called The Hateful E...

Allison Williams Cast as Title Character in NBC's Peter Pan Live!

3 hours 3 minutes ago - Coming Soon
"Girls" star and classically trained singer Allison Williams has been cast as the iconic title character in NBC's Dec. 4 telecast of "Peter Pan Live!"

The Destiny Beta Was Played by Over 4.6 Million Fans

3 hours 23 minutes ago - Coming Soon
Activision and Bungie today confirmed millions of people have played their upcoming and award-winning game Destiny during their beta test to gather vi...

Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. Adds Simon Kassianides in Major Recurring Role

3 hours 34 minutes ago - Coming Soon
Deadline brings word that "Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D." has cast Simon Kassianides (Quantum of Solace) in the major recurring role of "Bakshi," w...

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Music

The Kardashian Claws Are Out: Kim And Khloe Slam Adrienne Bailon, Defend Brother Rob

1 hour 59 minutes ago - MTV News
Kim and Khloe Kardashian slam Adrienne Bailon on Twitter for comments she made about her ex Rob Kardashian in Latina magazine

Nightmare Pig Terrorizing Kids Of Maine Is Finally Captured

1 hour 50 minutes ago - MTV News
It sounded like a horror movie beast, but this psycho pig's reign of terror ended with a little ice cream

Drew Barrymore’s Half-Sister Found Dead At 47

1 hour 50 minutes ago - MTV News
Drew Barrymore's half-sister Jessica Barrymore was found dead in her car Thursday morning. She was 47

These Six Talented Babies Will Make You Feel Like A Loser

1 hour 47 minutes ago - MTV News
These babies are far more talented than any of us will ever be

Watch Orlando Bloom Take A Swing At Justin Bieber

1 hour 42 minutes ago - MTV News
Check out this video of Orlando Bloom taking a swing at Justin Bieber during their altercation on Tuesday night at a restaurant in Ibiza

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News

Entrepreneur Refuses to Sell Execution Drug

3 hours 15 minutes ago - MSNBC Top Stories
The owner of an Indian pharmaceutical company says his conscience won't allow him to sell drugs that could be used for lethal injections in the U.S

What to Expect at Work When You're Expecting

3 hours 12 minutes ago - MSNBC Top Stories
Three female attorneys are telling men and women everything they need to know about pregnancy, parenting and the American workplace

"We Are Feeling The Crunch"

2 hours 43 minutes ago - MSNBC Top Stories
In Homestead and Miami, Florida, nonprofits are working overtime to assist families whose children have recently crossed the border

What the SPF?! Debunking Three Myths About Your Tan

1 hour 42 minutes ago - MSNBC Top Stories
Dr. Nancy debunks three myths surrounding sunscreen

Detroit drops post-bankruptcy monitor from exit plan

1 hour 35 minutes ago - Reuters
(Reuters) - Detroit has dropped the idea of having a court-appointed monitor keep an eye on its finances when it exits bankruptcy after determining th...

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Politics

REPORT: Subprime loans fueling GDP gains...

1 hour 52 minutes ago - Drudge Report
REPORT: Subprime loans fueling GDP gains...(Second column, 24th story, link)

Domestic violence: The next front in the gun debate

2 hours 33 minutes ago - CNN Politics
This deadly domestic violence scenario is attempts to portray what some women face. It is also depicts the next front in the gun control debate

S.E. Cupp: Mark Cuban for president?

2 hours 32 minutes ago - CNN Politics
S.E. Cupp says the entrepreneur and Dallas Mavericks owner thinks for himself and refuses to be confined to an ideological box

Economy grows in second quarter

4 hours 29 minutes ago - Politico
The U.S. economy grew by 4 percent in the second quarter of the year, the Commerce Department says

Playbook: Scalise announces staff

4 hours 12 minutes ago - Politico
He is naming staffers to his new whip team

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Pop Culture

Beyoncé Responds To New Marital Rumors With THIS Intimate Instagram Picture! Everything's Cool, You Guys!

1 hour 35 minutes ago - Perez Hilton
She loves her family like XO and wants the whole world to know!! Beyoncé posted the (above) snap to Instagram yesterday afternoon, for what we believ...

Kim Kardashian Isn't The Only One Defending Rob Kardashian Against Adrienne Bailon's Shade! Find Out What Kourtney & Khloe Have To Say HERE!

1 hour 30 minutes ago - Perez Hilton
Uh oh! Adrienne Bailon's stint on Keeping Up With The Kardashians probably isn't the only thing she's regretting. Kim Kardashian is just one member...

EXCLUSIVE! Clinton Sparks Wants To UV Love On You Behind-The-Scenes Of His New Music Video!

2 hours 8 minutes ago - Perez Hilton
We can already tell this is going to be one insane music video! Clinton Sparks has more than sparked our interest in his new music video for UV Love w...

Rob Kardashian's Ex GF Adrienne Bailon Is Still Out For Revenge — But HOLD UP, Because Kim Kardashian's Stepping In & Throwing DOWN!

1 hour 54 minutes ago - Perez Hilton
All these years later and it seems like Adrienne Bailon is still riding the Kardashian fame wave! Even though Adrienne is claiming that everyone stil...

Kim K Slams Rob Kardashian's Ex-GF Adrienne Bailon

2 hours 23 minutes ago - Extra
It seems another celebrity feud is brewing… this time between Kim Kardashian and her brother Rob’s ex-girlfriend Adrienne Bailon. “The Real” c...

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Science

Infant Possibilities

2 hours 10 minutes ago - Pop Sci
Photograph by Sam Kaplan When Kira Walker was born, on June 13, 2013, her parents and doctors knew she might have health issues. Her mother, a recov...

Arizona's First Bitcoin ATM Goes Kablooey

3 hours 25 minutes ago - Pop Sci
Bitcoins via BitcoinTalk Is there a deity out there who hates cryptocurrency? To the list of disasters that have befallen the bitcoin economy in 2...

Engineers Make The World's First Verified, 2-Dimensional Polymers

4 hours 10 minutes ago - Pop Sci
Crystal on its way to becoming a 2-D polymer Max J. Kory et al., "Gram-scale synthesis of two-dimensional polymer crystals and their structure analy...

Blood Test Could Detect A Genetic Tendency Toward Suicide

13 hours 8 minutes ago - Pop Sci
Gathering blood samples Wikimedia Commons When it comes to fighting suicide, knowing who is at risk can be tricky and, moreover, a very subjective...

5 Phenomena That Science Has Yet To Fully Explain

Yesterday - Pop Sci
Who doesn't love a good mystery, especially one that stumps researchers?  Popular Science's editor-in-chief, Cliff Ransom, moderated a panel about...

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Sports

Boeheim: Rose 'most impressive' at USA camp

2 hours 8 minutes ago - CBS Sports
Boeheim: Rose 'most impressive' at USA camp

Twins add undrafted RHP with 100 mph arm

1 hour 41 minutes ago - ESPN
In one of their craziest scouting experiences, the Minnesota Twins have reached a deal with a 24-year-old pitcher who has thrown 100 mile per hour fas...

Bolt in controversy at Commonwealth Games (Yahoo Sports)

2 hours 11 minutes ago - Yahoo Sports
Still days away from running, Usain Bolt was at the center of a controversy at the Commonwealth Games on Wednesday for apparently criticizing his game...

Oregon commit Kasongo denied admission

2 hours 1 minute ago - Sporting News

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T.V.

Book Review: ‘The Kills’ by Richard House

2 hours 8 minutes ago - Blog Critics
Weighing in at 1001 pages, Richard House’s genre bending thriller The Kills invites comparison with such contemporary literary landmarks as Roberto...

First Look: Disney XD's Gravity Falls Returns for Season 2

2 hours 56 minutes ago - TV Guide
The mysterious and quirky world of Gravity Falls is finally back for another season after a year-long break. The Disney XD animated cult fave picks up...

Sharknado 2: A Sequel With Bite

2 hours 56 minutes ago - TV Guide
The polar vortex wasn't the only freakish weather system to invade New York City this winter. The sequel to Syfy's Sharknado, last summer's over-the-t...

Allison Williams to Play Peter Pan in NBC's Live Production

2 hours 47 minutes ago - TV Guide
This is what happens when Kristen Bell is busy. Girls star Allison Williamshas been cast in the title role of NBC's Peter Pan Live!, the network a...

Apple Technologies Aim to Prevent Distracted Driving Accidents

2 hours 58 minutes ago - Blog Critics
Motorists don’t just have to worry about unpredictable drivers, road obstacles, and bad weather. They also have to contend with their own technology...

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Technology

Samsung is thinking of making round smartwatches, too

1 hour 36 minutes ago - Engadget
Motorola might not be the only company making a smartwatch with a circular display in the near future. Samsung has filed for a trio of US design paten...

Eruptions Summer Break

1 hour 42 minutes ago - Wired
So, the summer has melted away quickly and now it’s time for me to make my (nearly) annual pilgrimage to the SHRIMP-RG lab at Stanford University. I...

First Data Acquires Mobile Gift Card Platform Gyft

2 hours ago - Techcrunch
 Payment technology solution provider First Data has acquired mobile gift card platform Gyft, a previous TechCrunch Disrupt battlefield company which...

Dark Data, Amber, and Attenborough

1 hour 58 minutes ago - Wired
A new pigmy grasshopper found in amber is named for Sir David Attenborough

This app fixes everything wrong with Twitter’s search engine

2 hours 9 minutes ago - Venture Beat
Image Credit: Maryland GovPics/FlickrNOTE: GrowthBeat -- VentureBeat's provocative new marketing-tech event -- is a week away! We've gathered the best...

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U.S.

GOP blocks tax hike on firms moving overseas

1 hour 49 minutes ago - US News
WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican senators have blocked an election-year bill limiting tax breaks for U.S. companies that move operations overseas

To Make Better Health Care Decisions, Seek the Best Data

1 hour 47 minutes ago - US News
Data on hospital performance has come a long way in 25 years. It still has a long way to go. 

Poll: Americans cool to border-crossing children

1 hour 38 minutes ago - US News
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Americans are wary of granting refugee status to children crossing the U.S. border to flee strife-torn countries in Central America...

Watch: LA Dept. of Water and Power Says Water Main Break Is 'Very Complex'

1 hour 38 minutes ago - ABC News
Jeff Bray, General Superintendent of Water Distribution, says the break is "located where two large diameter pipes come together."

European Union Sanctions on Russia and Putin May Not Be Enough

2 hours 10 minutes ago - US News
The EU finally moved to sanction Russia, but it must do much more

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World

Frank Dobson: Labour needs to be 'knocking lumps off' this government

2 hours 8 minutes ago - Guardian
The former Labour minister talks about the problem with Ed Miliband's inner circle, Tony Blair's work in Kazakhstan, and how it feels to be standing d...

Whatever Usain Bolt said or didnt say, these Games are a bit of a hit

1 hour 51 minutes ago - Guardian
The world sprint star is too media savvy with a brand to protect and sponsors to satisfy to have put his foot in it. But it must be said that Glasgow...

Wednesday's gossip column

2 hours 52 minutes ago - BBC
Borini resumes talks with Sunderland, Fellaini's wages could scupper Napoli move, Lovren visa delay plus more

Fire breaks out on Eastbourne Pier

1 hour 52 minutes ago - BBC
Dozens of firefighters are tackling a blaze on Eastbourne Pier

Airbus says plane market 'strong'

1 hour 46 minutes ago - BBC
Airbus says the market for commercial aircraft is "still very strong" despite a wave of order cancellations

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Live News

Skinny dipping is not a crime. Dive in - Guardian
Police have threatened two young men with a criminal record. Yet swimming naked is a wonderful thing you just have to follow the etiquetteIm not a nat...

Spanish PM and Catalonia leader hold talks over referendum plan - Guardian
Artur Mas says meeting with prime minister Mariano Rajoy was 'quite positive' and two sides are willing to keep talkingSpain's prime minister and the ...

House of Lords launches inquiry into civil use of drones - Guardian
A committee is asking if the time is right for drones to take off, and will explore safety, privacy and the potential of the European industry The Hou...

Lib Dems suggest putting forests in trusts to avoid privatisation - Guardian
Party is committed to planting 3.5m trees if they stay in power in attempt to woo back voters from the Greens and LabourThe Liberal Democrats hope to ...

Feminism makes women 'victims'? I think you've mistaken us for the sexists - Guardian
Women are victimized in our society. #WomenAgainstFeminism doesnt change that terrible realityAn old canard about feminists is that, in addition to be...

Eastbourne pier engulfed in flames - video - Guardian
A large fire engulfs the front section of Eastbourne pier in East Sussex on Wednesday. It is believed the blaze broke out behind some wood panelling i...