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Friday, May 29, 2015

Taylor Swift merchandise saves fans' lives

2 minutes ago - Guardian
Flashing wristbands bought at show acted as distress flares for fans caught in car crashIs there nothing Taylor Swift cannot do? In the week her singl... by Guardian music

No relief from India heatwave as death toll reaches 20-year high

2 minutes ago - Guardian
Monsoon still days away and will bring a change only to the southern coastline, leaving the north exposed for weeks moreIndia’s blistering heatwave... by Jason Burke in Delhi

Libya on verge of economic collapse, U.N. envoy warns

19 minutes ago - Yahoo News
By Adrian Croft BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Libya is on the verge of economic collapse as rival factions haggle over a political settlement, the United Natio...

Japan posts lacklustre household spending, inflation

19 minutes ago - Yahoo News
Japanese household spending unexpectedly fell in April while inflation and factory output were also lacklustre, a string of official data showed Frida...

 

Taylor Swift merchandise saves fans' lives

2 minutes ago - Guardian
Flashing wristbands bought at show acted as distress flares for fans caught in car crashIs there nothing Taylor Swift cannot do? In the week her singl... by Guardian music

No relief from India heatwave as death toll reaches 20-year high

2 minutes ago - Guardian
Monsoon still days away and will bring a change only to the southern coastline, leaving the north exposed for weeks moreIndia’s blistering heatwave... by Jason Burke in Delhi

Libya on verge of economic collapse, U.N. envoy warns

19 minutes ago - Yahoo News
By Adrian Croft BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Libya is on the verge of economic collapse as rival factions haggle over a political settlement, the United Natio...

Blast wounds 3 peacekeepers in U.N. Mali commander's convoy

19 minutes ago - Yahoo News
Three United Nations peacekeepers were wounded in northern Mali when a vehicle in a convoy escorting their commander and the force's police commission...

 

Business

China's Contribution To The Global Economy: A Dangerous Cocktail

51 minutes ago - Forbes
  America brought the Global Economy freedom and opportunity. What will China bring? A dangerous cocktail of capitalism and socialism which undermine...

Used bags hold secrets of Japan’s economy

2 hours 2 minutes ago - Financial Times
Fortunes of luxury thrift store point to shifts in consumer behaviour and a brightening mood

With Android Pay, Google Closes Gap With Apple In Mobile Payments

3 hours 3 minutes ago - Forbes
Google has nearly closed the gap with Apple in mobile payments with the introduction of Android Pay

How To Stay Relevant In The Rapidly Changing World of Work

3 hours 40 minutes ago - Forbes
As the world of work continues to evolve, staying relevant becomes much harder. By the time we graduate college, many of the skills we learn become ou...

China choppy amid broad Asian rise

3 hours 48 minutes ago - Financial Times
Shanghai and Shenzhen continue plunge before recovering

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Fashion

A Prominent Yogi on Fat Yoga, Instagram, and Changing Stereotypes

Yesterday - The Cut
If the thirst trap is a photo meant to “elicit compliments, high praise, or words of obsessive lust” then yoga enthusiasts have their own version,...

Most Women Are Catcalled Before They Turn 17

Yesterday - The Cut
According to a new international study on catcalling, 84 percent of women are harassed on the street before they turn 17. Conducted by Hollaback! —...

We Were Mom-BFFs, But I Was Pretty Sure She Had the Perfect Life

Yesterday - The Cut
Two weeks after our first child was born, my husband returned to work leaving me marooned with a tiny, mewling creature. I sulked with the baby on th...

Rick Owens Commissioned a Goth Mobile Home

Yesterday - The Cut
Look, Rick Owens is hardly immune to Kerouac-style wanderlust. In a new Complex profile, the designer shares that he is having a mobile home built for...

New York Magazine’s ‘Sex Lives’ Podcast: Why Are Balls Having a Cultural Moment?

Yesterday - The Cut
Have you heard of Chocolate City? On the off chance you haven't heard of it, seen it, and submitted its nomination for an Oscar, it's a fantastic movi...

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Food

Roast Chicken With Rhubarb Butter and Asparagus

3 hours 58 minutes ago - epicurious
Recipe from Bon Appétit

Moroccan Spiced Grilled Chicken Breasts

Yesterday - Simply Recipes
I’ve recently been cooking my way through some of the older recipe on Simply Recipes and came across this gem—Moroccan spiced grilled chicken brea...

Snap Pea Salad With Coconut Gremolata

Yesterday - epicurious
Recipe from Bon Appétit

Salmon Fried Rice

2 days ago - Simply Recipes
The best thing about making too much rice is that you have leftovers for fried rice, you know, the kind with some egg swirled in, chopped vegetables a...

North Carolina Pulled-Pork Barbecue

5 days ago - epicurious
Recipe from Gourmet

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Games

Uber's driver app now serves the hearing impaired

1 hour 56 minutes ago - Joystiq
More often than not, most features released by Uber are designed for its customers, not drivers. Today, though, the ridesharing firm is making some ch...

Oh no: MIT's Cheetah robot can jump over hurdles while running

3 hours 54 minutes ago - Joystiq
MIT's scientists spent years making the Cheetah robot a more efficient runner. Now that's done, its creators probably thought it was time to give it a...

Google's Project Jacquard wants to put a trackpad on your pants

Yesterday - Joystiq
The ATAP division of Google is known for some the most innovative ideas to come out of Silicon Valley. It's the home of the Project Ara modular phone...

Apple's latest purchase is an augmented reality company

Yesterday - Joystiq
Out of all the major technology companies, Apple is yet to reveal its plans for augmented or virtual reality. But still, chances are the Cupertino fir...

Need For Speed Will Require An Online Connection

Yesterday - Gamespot
Electronics Arts' upcoming open-world racing game Need For Speed will need an online connection to play. The news was revealed today via the official...

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Health

Cosmetic Face 'Fillers' Can Go Wrong, FDA Warns

Yesterday - MSNBC Health
Cosmetic facial fillers, which can plump thin lips or erase wrinkles, can go badly and tragically wrong, the FDA warned Thursday

Diabetes Drug Metformin May Lower Glaucoma Risk

Yesterday - WebMD
Study found people with highest dose were 25 percent less likely to develop eye condition

Finally, a Definitive Breakdown of "Use-By," "Sell-By," and "Best-By" Dates

Yesterday - Yahoo Health
We can clear up the confusion

Study Reveals Having More Sex Doesn't Mean More Happiness

Yesterday - Yahoo Health
Contrary to what basically everything we’ve heard, having more sex doesn’t necessarily mean you’re going to suddenly be beaming with joy all day...

What It's Really Like to Be Allergic to Almost Every Food

Yesterday - Yahoo Health
After a 4.5-month elimination diet and new drug, she’s reintroducing herself to foods she’s never tried out of fear

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Humor

Comic for May 29, 2015

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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

5 Movie Stars Who Demanded Hilariously Insane Plot Changes

2 days ago - Cracked
By E. Reid Ross Published: May 28th, 2015 

6 Video Games That Accidentally Make You The Bad Guy

2 days ago - Cracked
By Cedric Voets Published: May 28th, 2015 

5 Lessons All Movies Should Learn From 'Mad Max'

2 days ago - Cracked
By J.F. Sargent Published: May 28th, 2015 

15 Tiny Changes That Would Turn Funny Scenes Horrifying

2 days ago - Cracked
By CRACKED Readers Published: May 28th, 2015 

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Movies

San Andreas Reviews – What Did You Think?!

3 hours 28 minutes ago - Coming Soon
The Dwayne Johnson-starrer is now playing in theaters The post San Andreas Reviews – What Did You Think?! appeared first on ComingSoon.net

Will Forte Joins Key & Peele’s Original Comedy Keanu

Yesterday - Coming Soon
Plus, a bit more about the plot of the New Line comedy The post Will Forte Joins Key & Peele’s Original Comedy Keanu appeared first on ComingSoon.ne...

Gotham’s Harvey Dent Nicholas D’Agosto Upgraded to Series Regular

Yesterday - Coming Soon
The new season premieres this fall on FOX The post Gotham’s Harvey Dent Nicholas D’Agosto Upgraded to Series Regular appeared first on ComingSoon...

Hasbro CEO Hints at Potential Transformers Bumblebee Spinoff

Yesterday - Coming Soon
"We could see stories told around Bumblebee and other characters," says Brian Goldner The post Hasbro CEO Hints at Potential Transformers Bumblebee Sp...

The First 8 Minutes of Cameron Crowe’s Aloha

Yesterday - Coming Soon
Starring Bradley Cooper, Emma Stone and Rachel McAdams The post The First 8 Minutes of Cameron Crowe’s Aloha appeared first on ComingSoon.net

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Music

The Hills - Single - The Weeknd

Less than a minute ago - Apple iTunes Top 25 New Releases
The Hills - Single The Weeknd Release Date: May 27, 2015 Total Songs: 1 Genre: R&B/Soul Price: $1.29 Copyright ℗ 2015 The Weeknd XO, Inc. Manufactur...

I Won't Give In - Single - Asking Alexandria

Less than a minute ago - Apple iTunes Top 25 New Releases
I Won't Give In - Single Asking Alexandria Release Date: May 27, 2015 Total Songs: 1 Genre: Metal Price: $1.29 Copyright ℗ 2015 Sumerian Records

American Council on Exercise – Music For Active Walking - Power Music Workout

Yesterday - Apple iTunes Top 25 New Releases
American Council on Exercise – Music For Active Walking Power Music Workout Release Date: May 26, 2015 Total Songs: 14 Genre: Fitness & Workout Pric...

American Council on Exercise – Keep on Running - Power Music Workout

Yesterday - Apple iTunes Top 25 New Releases
American Council on Exercise – Keep on Running Power Music Workout Release Date: May 26, 2015 Total Songs: 13 Genre: Fitness & Workout Price: $9.99...

Aaa - Single - They Might Be Giants

Yesterday - Apple iTunes Top 25 New Releases
Aaa - Single They Might Be Giants Release Date: May 26, 2015 Total Songs: 1 Genre: Alternative Price: $1.29 Copyright ℗ 2015 Idlewild Recordings

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News

Libya on verge of economic collapse, U.N. envoy warns

41 minutes ago - Yahoo News
By Adrian Croft BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Libya is on the verge of economic collapse as rival factions haggle over a political settlement, the United Natio...

Blast wounds 3 peacekeepers in U.N. Mali commander's convoy

39 minutes ago - Yahoo News
Three United Nations peacekeepers were wounded in northern Mali when a vehicle in a convoy escorting their commander and the force's police commission...

Japan posts lacklustre household spending, inflation

38 minutes ago - Yahoo News
Japanese household spending unexpectedly fell in April while inflation and factory output were also lacklustre, a string of official data showed Frida...

S. Korea industrial output slumps further in April

38 minutes ago - Yahoo News
South Korea's industrial output declined for a second straight month in April, reflecting weak exports, government data showed Friday

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Politics

News Analysis: Reality Checks in Debate Over Surveillance Laws

Yesterday - New York Times Politics
There is little evidence in the history of the expiring Patriot Act powers to bolster the arguments that either supporters or opponents are making

U.S. Accuses Ex-House Speaker J. Dennis Hastert of Paying to Hide ‘Misconduct’

Yesterday - New York Times Politics
The Illinois politician is accused of lying to the F.B.I. and structuring cash withdrawals to avoid bank reporting requirements

The fake Clinton scandals are back

Yesterday - Politico
The right's newest crusade has an old fake villain

Hastert indictment shocks former colleagues

Yesterday - Politico
Hastert was popular with rank-and-file members and worked hard at the politics of the speakership

Cruz, Christie go after Obama on Israel

Yesterday - CNN Politics
Two GOP presidential aspirants called for a drastic shift in U.S. foreign policy in the Middle East and sought to prove their pro-Israel bona fides on...

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Pop Culture

Reese Witherspoon, Sarah Michelle Gellar & Selma Blair Have an Amazing 'Cruel Intentions' Reunion!

2 hours 31 minutes ago - ETOnline
The actresses reunited on Thursday to catch a ‘Cruel Intentions’ parody musical in Los Angeles

5 Uncomfortable Duggar Moments From the Family’s Life in the Spotlight

2 hours 5 minutes ago - ETOnline
In light of recent allegations against Josh Duggar, some of the family’s past interviews and specials are somewhat hard to watch

Bob Saget Is Officially In for Netflix's 'Full House' Reboot!

2 hours 59 minutes ago - ETOnline
Hooray!

'Big Bang Theory' Sets Up Math & Science Scholarship at UCLA

3 hours 26 minutes ago - ETOnline
The hit CBS sitcom is giving back to support the sciences

The Scripps National Spelling Bee Ends In A Tie… Again! Plus, One Of The Winners Is A Reality TV Alum!

3 hours 57 minutes ago - Perez Hilton
We're so happy! Just like Lily Tomlin's character in Grace and Frankie, the Scripps National Spelling Bee is one of our favorite times of the year. Th...

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Science

SURE Construction: 05 Weather Protection

Yesterday - Pop Sci
-- We are excited to have started building the SURE HOUSE in a parking lot on the campus of Stevens Institute of Technology in Hoboken New Jersey. “...

Watch MIT's Robot Cheetah Jump Over Obstacles

Yesterday - Pop Sci
Cheetahs are known for their speed, but the robotic Cheetah 2 created by the brilliantly twisted minds at MIT's Biomimetics Robotics Lab has another s...

What's Causing The Flooding In Texas?

Yesterday - Pop Sci
Floods struck deep in the heart of Texas this week, killing 16 people, damaging thousands of buildings, and generally catching people off guard. It's...

Can We Unlearn Social Biases While We Sleep?

Yesterday - Pop Sci
Your brain does a lot when you are asleep. It’s when you consolidate memories and integrate the things you’ve learned during the day into your exi...

Watch The F-35B Hover To A Landing On A Ship

Yesterday - Pop Sci
Clocking in at just $134 million per plane, the F-35B fighter jet is the most expensive sibling in its long-troubled family. The F-35s have been plagu...

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Sports

Former Vanderbilt guard Parker dead at 22

31 minutes ago - CBS Sports
Former Vanderbilt guard Parker dead at 22

Kluber strikes out 13 in Indians' 5-3 win over Mariners (Yahoo Sports)

2 hours 46 minutes ago - Yahoo Sports
Corey Kluber struck out 13 in seven innings to win his third straight decision, Jason Kipnis continued his hot May with two hits and two RBIs, and the...

Kang, Marte, Polanco homer in Pirates' 11-5 win vs Padres (Yahoo Sports)

2 hours 33 minutes ago - Yahoo Sports
SAN DIEGO (AP) -- Jung Ho Kang hit a three-run homer and Starling Marte and Gregory Polanco also went deep off Ian Kennedy to lead the Pittsburgh Pira...

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T.V.

Find Out Who Andy Serkis Is Playing in Star Wars: The Force Awakens

Yesterday - TV Guide
It's confirmed: Andy Serkis will play a character named "Supreme Leader Snoke" in the upcoming Star Wars movie.On Thursday, StarWars.com published an...

Mega Buzz: Will Hank Find Love This Season on Royal Pains?

Yesterday - TV Guide
As Royal Pains heads into what will likely be its penultimate season, producers have one goal in mind: to give Hank (Mark Feuerstein) a happy ending."...

Hulu Drops 19 Kids and Counting Amidst Duggar Scandal

Yesterday - TV Guide
It's another rough day for the Duggars.Ever since the 2006 police report came to light that showed Josh Duggar molested his sisters, the family has be...

Demi Lovato Loves Wilmer Valderrama More Than Scandal's Olivia Loves Fitz

Yesterday - TV Guide
Aww... ish?In what is both a cute sentiment and a curious analogy, Demi Lovato tweeted that her love for longtime boyfriend Wilmer Valderrama is great...

Charlie Weber of How to Get Away with Murder Wed in a Top-Secret Ceremony in Cabo

Yesterday - TV Guide
How good are you at keeping secrets? If you're Charlie Weber, very, very good.The How to Get Away With Murder star revealed to Us Weekly he got marrie...

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Technology

Uber's driver app now serves the hearing impaired

1 hour 56 minutes ago - Engadget
More often than not, most features released by Uber are designed for its customers, not drivers. Today, though, the ridesharing firm is making some ch...

Google acquires mobile app performance startup Pulse.io

2 hours 45 minutes ago - Venture Beat
If you’re not reaching, engaging, and monetizing customers on mobile, you’re likely losing them to someone else. Register now for the 8th annual M...

Here’s what mobile brings to enthusiast communities and influencer marketing

2 hours 59 minutes ago - Venture Beat
Successful CMOs achieve growth by leveraging technology. Join us for GrowthBeat Summit on June 1-2 in Boston, where we'll discuss how to merge crea...

Open Source Platform Emojidex Offers “Emojis-As-A-Service”

2 hours 56 minutes ago - Techcrunch
 Like them or not, emojis are turning into the mobile era’s lingua franca. Now a project called emojidex is offering “emojis-as-a-service,” wit...

Oh no: MIT's Cheetah robot can jump over hurdles while running

3 hours 54 minutes ago - Engadget
MIT's scientists spent years making the Cheetah robot a more efficient runner. Now that's done, its creators probably thought it was time to give it a...

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U.S.

LEADING OFF: Harvey hopes to bounce back, Shields unbeaten

51 minutes ago - US News
A look at what's happening all around the major leagues today:

Paul running hard on civil liberties after his Senate gambit

52 minutes ago - US News
CHICAGO (AP) — Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul is fighting to transform his opposition to government surveillance programs into political momentum as the 20...

Grichuk could cut into Jay's playing time for Cardinals

50 minutes ago - US News
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Jon Jay was the St. Louis Cardinals' center fielder and primary leadoff man when he went on the 15-day disabled list with a wrist i...

At $75 a game, indoor football isn't about the money

49 minutes ago - US News
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Chuck Wright was hooked the first time he tried professional indoor football. His pay for that game: a $10 bill and six-pack of B...

Israel begins honoring long-overlooked Jewish WWII veterans

49 minutes ago - US News
JERUSALEM (AP) — As a proud patriot, Brooklyn-born Dan Nadel enlisted in the U.S. army right after the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor. But there wa...

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World

Taylor Swift merchandise saves fans' lives

30 minutes ago - Guardian
Flashing wristbands bought at show acted as distress flares for fans caught in car crashIs there nothing Taylor Swift cannot do? In the week her singl...

No relief from India heatwave as death toll reaches 20-year high

8 minutes ago - Guardian
Monsoon still days away and will bring a change only to the southern coastline, leaving the north exposed for weeks moreIndia’s blistering heatwave...

Vladimir Katriuk, alleged Nazi war criminal, dies in Canada

30 minutes ago - Guardian
Ukrainian-born beekeeper, who was charged with genocide in absentia by Russia for alleged involvement in 1943 Khatyn massacre, dies after long illness...

VIDEO: Balloons take tech war to North Korea

Yesterday - BBC
BBC Click's Dave Lee meets the activists sending anti-North Korean material into the country by balloon

Buhari to assume Nigeria presidency

35 minutes ago - BBC
The winner of Nigeria's presidential election, Muhammadu Buhari, is to be sworn in as leader of Africa's most populous country

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Live News

Taylor Swift merchandise saves fans' lives - Guardian
Flashing wristbands bought at show acted as distress flares for fans caught in car crashIs there nothing Taylor Swift cannot do? In the week her singl...

No relief from India heatwave as death toll reaches 20-year high - Guardian
Monsoon still days away and will bring a change only to the southern coastline, leaving the north exposed for weeks moreIndia’s blistering heatwave ...

LEADING OFF: Harvey hopes to bounce back, Shields unbeaten - US News
A look at what's happening all around the major leagues today:

Libya on verge of economic collapse, U.N. envoy warns - Yahoo News
By Adrian Croft BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Libya is on the verge of economic collapse as rival factions haggle over a political settlement, the United Natio...

Blast wounds 3 peacekeepers in U.N. Mali commander's convoy - Yahoo News
Three United Nations peacekeepers were wounded in northern Mali when a vehicle in a convoy escorting their commander and the force's police commission...