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Tuesday, March 31, 2015

Google Glass app can help socially awkward penguins speak in public

2 minutes ago - Engadget
Fear of public speaking is quite common, and chances are you either know someone who has it or you suffer from the phobia yourself. This smart glass a... by Mariella Moon

Lufthansa insurers set aside $300 million over Alps crash

10 minutes ago - Yahoo News
BERLIN (AP) — Lufthansa says its insurers are setting aside $300 million to deal with possible costs resulting from last week's crash of a Germanwin...

IS executes at least 30 civilians in central Syria: monitor

10 minutes ago - Yahoo News
The extremist Islamic State group Tuesday executed at least 30 civilians, including two children, in a raid on a regime-held village the central Syria...

Global stocks mostly gain on economic data, China hopes

11 minutes ago - Yahoo News
TOKYO (AP) — Global stock markets mostly climbed Tuesday, boosted by positive data from major economies and hopes for stimulus in China

 

Google Glass app can help socially awkward penguins speak in public

2 minutes ago - Engadget
Fear of public speaking is quite common, and chances are you either know someone who has it or you suffer from the phobia yourself. This smart glass a... by Mariella Moon

Remembering Selena, On 20th Anniversary Of Her Death

3 minutes ago - MSNBC Top Stories
Tuesday marks two decades since Selena was shot dead at the age of 23 by the former president of her fan club, Yolanda Saldívar by Kelly Carrion

'Active Shooter Situation' Reported at Virginia Hospital

4 minutes ago - MSNBC Top Stories
Police were investigating an "active shooter situation" at a hospital in northern Virginia early Tuesday, NBC Washington reported

Indiana law unleashes firestorm

4 minutes ago - CNN Top Stories
Gov. Mike Pence unleashed a firestorm on Indiana last week when he signed the Religious Freedom Restoration Act

 

Business

Huawei reports 2014 profit up 33 percent, helped by strong smartphone sales

2 hours 47 minutes ago - Fox Business
Huawei Technologies Ltd., one of the world's biggest makers of telecommunications equipment, says its 2014 profit rose 33 percent, helped by strong sa...

Taiwan applies to join China-led AIIB

2 hours 36 minutes ago - Financial Times
Country seen by Beijing as renegade province meets founding member deadline

China officials hit skids in driving tests

45 minutes ago - Financial Times
Party cadres stripped of their chauffeurs are struggling to get their own licences

Train The Brave: How To The Build Bravery Required To Succeed At Anything

4 hours 6 minutes ago - Forbes
Bravery is like a muscle, the more you practice using it, the stronger it gets. Too often our fears unconsciously direct our actions, keeping us from...

Pharmacist association says members ought not provide drugs for executions

2 hours 10 minutes ago - Fox Business
In a move that could heighten the hurdles faced by states attempting to execute prisoners, a leading association for U.S. pharmacists has officially d...

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Fashion

TSA Will Finally Stop Searching Black Women’s Hair for No Reason

Yesterday - The Cut
For years, black women have complained of being targeted by the Transportation Security Administration for unnecessary screenings because of their na...

Versace Duplicates an American Apparel Tee

Yesterday - The Cut
Back in 2013, L.A.-based artist Kesh made a splash with her capsule collection of graphic black-and-white T-shirts and hats for American Apparel. From...

Keep Your Selfie Shoes Away From Me

Yesterday - The Cut
On the penultimate day of March 2015, a day when winter refused to leave its East Coast perch, it was a moody Monday and a Monday that introduced a te...

Lily Allen Wore a Chanel Couture Rose Costume

Yesterday - Fashionista
This is theme dressing done to extremes

Inside the Dark Realities of the International Surrogacy Industry

Yesterday - The Cut
In the latest Vice for HBO documentary, Outsourcing Embryos, correspondent Gianna Toboni traveled to India to report on the booming gestational-surrog...

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Food

How to Steam Hard Boiled Eggs

3 hours 34 minutes ago - Simply Recipes
Pssst! You want to know the best way to make hard boiled eggs? Steam them! That’s right, forget about boiling the eggs, just steam them. Some of the...

Chicken Tamale Pie

5 hours 37 minutes ago - epicurious
Recipe from Food52

Holiday Ham, Three Ways

Yesterday - epicurious
Recipe from Epicurious

Roast Leg of Lamb

2 days ago - Simply Recipes
The most important thing to remember about cooking a lamb roast is to not over-cook it. Lamb has such wonderful flavor on its own, and is so naturally...

Dutch Baby With Lemon Sugar

2 days ago - epicurious
Recipe from Gourmet

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Games

Vibrating pen makes it easier for Parkinson's patients to write

1 hour 5 minutes ago - Joystiq
The ARC pen pictured above might look laughably large, but it could be the perfect option for folks with Parkinson's disease. It was created by a grou...

Ancient eye potion proves highly effective against MRSA

1 hour 42 minutes ago - Joystiq
What do you get when you mix leeks, garlic, wine and bull gall, then ferment it in a copper pot for nine days? In the Anglo-Saxon era, this concoction...

LG will unveil its next flagship phone on April 28th

2 hours 28 minutes ago - Joystiq
LG is scheduled to drop something big on April 28th. And if the "G's" in the save the date invites (above) it sent out to the press is any indication,...

Toyota is bringing automatic braking to lower-priced cars

3 hours 12 minutes ago - Joystiq
You won't have to splurge on a luxury car (or a pricey option package) just to get a vehicle that will brake by itself in a crisis. Toyota has launche...

Dyson's new bladeless fan is also a powerful air filter

3 hours 39 minutes ago - Joystiq
Dyson really hates dirt, to the point that it's now come up with a new bladeless fan that can also filter out ultrafine airborne particles -- includin...

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Health

Teens Who 'Sip' Alcohol as Kids More Apt to Binge: Study

4 hours 52 minutes ago - MSNBC Health
Those early tastes of beer or wine may leave a troubling legacy as young sippers are more prone than peers to binge drink in high school, researchers...

Boys and Girls Balance Out at Conception, Study Says

Yesterday - MSNBC Health
Scientists have known for centuries that more boys than girls are born, but newly published research suggests the numbers are equal at conception

Scientists Sniff Out Origins of Body Odor

Yesterday - Health
MONDAY, March 30, 2015 (HealthDay News) — There’s new hope for people plagued by body odor, with researchers pinpointing bacterial genes that play...

New Research Tightens Childhood Paralysis-Enterovirus D68 Link

Yesterday - Health
MONDAY, March 30, 2015 (HealthDay News) — New research strengthens the suspected connection between a virus called enterovirus D68 and the sudden de...

New Strain of Enterovirus May Have Caused Mystery Paralysis

Yesterday - MSNBC Health
A new strain of the polio-like EV-D68 may be causing the rare and mystifying cases of muscle weakness affecting some kids

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Humor

Comic for March 31, 2015

Less than a minute ago - Dilbert Daily Strips
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

The 5 Worst Sequels Hollywood (Almost) Made

Yesterday - Cracked
By JM McNab Published: March 30th, 2015 

5 Reasons You Get Tricked Into Believing Stupid Things

Yesterday - Cracked
By David Wong Published: March 30th, 2015 

The 19 Biggest Screw Ups in The History of Journalism

Yesterday - Cracked
By CRACKED Readers Published: March 30th, 2015 

The Hidden Meaning Behind Queen's 'Bicycle Race'

Yesterday - Cracked
By Cody Johnston,Abe Epperson Published: March 30th, 2015 

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Movies

Watch: Zach Galifianakis Plans a Heist in First 'Masterminds' Trailer

4 hours 38 minutes ago - First Showing
"Brace your boobies." There's plenty of slick heists, from Ocean's Eleven to Inside Man, but the story at the heart of Masterminds doesn't seem to be...

NBC Will Ease on Down the Road with a Live Production of The Wiz

Yesterday - Coming Soon
Cirque du Soleil serves as TV co-producer with plans to take the show back to Broadway in 2016 The post NBC Will Ease on Down the Road with a Live Pro...

Watch the Trailer for the Action-Comedy Masterminds!

Yesterday - Coming Soon
Starring Zach Galifianakis, Owen Wilson, Kristen Wiig, and Jason Sudeikis The post Watch the Trailer for the Action-Comedy Masterminds! appeared first...

Pride and Prejudice and Zombies Gets February 19, 2016 Release

Yesterday - Coming Soon
The Jane Austen classic gets a dose of the living dead in the Burr Steers film The post Pride and Prejudice and Zombies Gets February 19, 2016 Release...

Doctor Who’s Arthur Darvill Joins The Flash/Arrow Spinoff Series

Yesterday - Coming Soon
He'll be playing the time traveling DC Comics hero Rip Hunter The post Doctor Who’s Arthur Darvill Joins The Flash/Arrow Spinoff Series appeared fir...

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Music

The 2nd Album ‘EXODUS’ - EXO

Less than a minute ago - Apple iTunes Top 25 New Releases
The 2nd Album ‘EXODUS’ EXO Release Date: March 30, 2015 Total Songs: 10 Genre: K-Pop Price: $11.99 Copyright ℗ 2015 SM Entertainment

Talk About You - Single - MIKA

Yesterday - Apple iTunes Top 25 New Releases
Talk About You - Single MIKA Release Date: March 25, 2015 Total Songs: 1 Genre: Pop Price: $1.29 Copyright ℗ 2015 Republic Records, a division of UM...

I Go Hard (feat. Kat) - Single - T.I.

Yesterday - Apple iTunes Top 25 New Releases
I Go Hard (feat. Kat) - Single T.I. Release Date: March 27, 2015 Total Songs: 1 Genre: Hip-Hop/Rap Price: $1.29 Copyright ℗ 2015 The Royal Crown

Toto XIV - Toto

Yesterday - Apple iTunes Top 25 New Releases
Toto XIV Toto Release Date: March 23, 2015 Total Songs: 11 Genre: Rock Price: $9.99 Copyright ℗ 2015 Frontiers Records

Bloodstream (Arty Remix) - Single - Ed Sheeran & Rudimental

Yesterday - Apple iTunes Top 25 New Releases
Bloodstream (Arty Remix) - Single Ed Sheeran & Rudimental Release Date: March 27, 2015 Total Songs: 1 Genre: Dance Price: $1.29 Copyright ℗ 2015 Asy...

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News

Remembering Selena, On 20th Anniversary Of Her Death

47 minutes ago - MSNBC Top Stories
Tuesday marks two decades since Selena was shot dead at the age of 23 by the former president of her fan club, Yolanda Saldívar

'Active Shooter Situation' Reported at Virginia Hospital

30 minutes ago - MSNBC Top Stories
Police were investigating an "active shooter situation" at a hospital in northern Virginia early Tuesday, NBC Washington reported

Indiana law unleashes firestorm

17 minutes ago - CNN Top Stories
Gov. Mike Pence unleashed a firestorm on Indiana last week when he signed the Religious Freedom Restoration Act

Distillers: Stiff whiskey law stifles town's boozy revival

43 minutes ago - Yahoo News
TRIMBLE, Tenn. (AP) — Booze, bikes and rock 'n' roll

Activists: Syria attacks rebel-held Idlib, killing 14

41 minutes ago - Yahoo News
BEIRUT (AP) — Activists say Syrian government forces have fired surface-to-surface missiles and conducted airstrikes on the rebel-held northwestern...

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Politics

Mike Pence reaps the whirlwind

Yesterday - Politico
Indiana's religious freedom law actually doesn't do much. It's the backlash that matters

Indianapolis Star: Fix 'religious freedom' law now

Yesterday - Politico
It devotes its front page to an editorial

As U.S. and Iran Seek Nuclear Deal, Saudi Arabia Makes Its Own Moves

Yesterday - New York Times Politics
The talks themselves are already changing the dynamics of regional politics as Saudi Arabia, Iran’s chief regional rival, acts against Iranian-backe...

‘Tricky Issues’ Remain as Deadline Nears in Nuclear Talks With Iran

Yesterday - New York Times Politics
An Iranian official had seemed to rule out an accord under which the fuel would be sent abroad, but American negotiators said the issue had not yet be...

White Collar Watch: Lawmakers Focus on How S.E.C. Does Its Job

Yesterday - New York Times Politics
Recently discussed legislation deals with insider trading, waivers from automatic bars and the revolving door between the S.E.C. and private industry

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Pop Culture

FLASHBACK: ‘Tommy Boy’ Turns 20! Behind the Scenes With Chris Farley and David Spade

2 hours 37 minutes ago - ETOnline
Grab your littlest of coats! 'Tommy Boy' is turning 20

3 Stars Who Totally Owned the Justin Bieber Roast

1 hour 25 minutes ago - ETOnline
Martha Stewart, Snoop Dogg and, believe it or not, Ron Burgundy could not be matched. Watch some of their best moments,

Zayn Malik's First Solo Song Is Out (and Some One Direction Fans Aren't Happy)

3 hours 28 minutes ago - ETOnline
Malik's producer and collaborator, Naughty Boy, posted a demo track on Monday

Helen Mirren Wants to Join 'Fast & Furious' Franchise: 'Vin, Get Your Act Together!'

3 hours 58 minutes ago - ETOnline
The Oscar winner says she's 'always wanted to be in a Fast and Furious movie.'

'DWTS' Season 20: Week 3 Heats Up With Latin Night!

Yesterday - ETOnline
Here are the best, worst and weirdest moments from tonight's sexy 'DWTS.'

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Science

3D-Printed Weather Stations Could Save Lives In Developing Countries

Yesterday - Pop Sci
Weather is free, of course, but predicting it, and anticipating changes like sudden storms or flash floods--that takes technical equipment and sensors...

Opossum Peptides Are A Promising New Antivenom

Yesterday - Pop Sci
Though some may consider them a nuisance, opossums are amazingly hardy and opportunistic eaters, feeding on everything from the contents of a garbage...

NASA Announces New Partnerships with U.S. Industry for Key Deep-Space Capabilities

Yesterday - NASA
Building on the success of NASA’s partnerships with commercial industry to date, NASA has selected 12 Next Space Technologies for Exploration Partne...

During Surgery, Cats Prefer Listening To Classical Music Over AC/DC

Yesterday - Pop Sci
Doctors often listen to music in the operating room to keep the surgical team calm and upbeat. There’s some evidence that the music calms patients a...

We Accidentally Created A Super Termite Hybrid In Florida

Yesterday - Pop Sci
You know all those stories where humans accidentally create a monster that eventually runs amok and destroys everything? That cautionary tale is playi...

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Sports

Ex-Hoosier Buckner: Pulling for UK perfection

1 hour 22 minutes ago - ESPN
Quinn Buckner says he and his 1976 Indiana teammates aren't chilling any champagne to uncork in celebration of a Kentucky loss

Phil makes plea to N.Y. season-ticket holders

4 hours 37 minutes ago - ESPN
Phil Jackson has asked Knicks season-ticket holders to "remain optimistic" amid what has been a dismal season for the franchise

Report: Oklahoma State mulling Ford firing

3 hours 48 minutes ago - ESPN
The Oklahoma State Cowboys are considering the possibility of firing coach Travis Ford after being ousted in the first round of the NCAA tournament fo...

Kaminsky, Okafor are Wooden Award finalists

Yesterday - CBS Sports
Kaminsky, Okafor are Wooden Award finalists

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T.V.

All the Bill Cosby, Bruce Jenner and ISIS Jokes From Justin Bieber's Roast

5 hours 11 minutes ago - TV Guide
Justin Bieber finally got what was coming to him Monday night.In honor of his 21st birthday, Comedy Central roasted the singer, an event Biebs hopes w...

Dancing with the Stars Recap: Who Got Slammed by the Judges?

Yesterday - TV Guide
The time has come to spice things up a bit: It's Latin Night on Dancing with the Stars!With all the couples performing Latin routines, it's time to se...

NCIS' Cote De Pablo Reveals How The Dovekeepers Lured Her Back to TV

Yesterday - TV Guide
Cote de Pablo is making her big return to TV this week - and she only had to travel back in time nearly 2,000 years to do it.The NCIS alum is toplinin...

Deadline Editor Apologizes for That Controversial Diversity Article

Yesterday - TV Guide
Last week, Deadline co-editor-in-chief Nellie Andreeva published a column that suggested the push to cast non-Caucasian actors has gone too far and be...

Bill Lawrence Looks Back on Cougar Town's Wild Ride, the Finale's "Head Fake" and How He Really Feels About the Show's Title

Yesterday - TV Guide
Cougar Town co-creator Bill Lawrence has always gone above and beyond for the Courteney Cox comedy, and he isn't stopping just because the show is abo...

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Technology

Google Glass app can help socially awkward penguins speak in public

10 minutes ago - Engadget
Fear of public speaking is quite common, and chances are you either know someone who has it or you suffer from the phobia yourself. This smart glass a...

Snapdeal Acquires RupeePower, Will Add Loans, Other Financing To Its Marketplace

59 minutes ago - Techcrunch
 India’s Snapdeal has been on an acquisition spree in the last several months, tapping into the $1.1 billion it has raised from the likes of Softba...

Vibrating pen makes it easier for Parkinson's patients to write

1 hour 5 minutes ago - Engadget
The ARC pen pictured above might look laughably large, but it could be the perfect option for folks with Parkinson's disease. It was created by a grou...

Ancient eye potion proves highly effective against MRSA

1 hour 42 minutes ago - Engadget
What do you get when you mix leeks, garlic, wine and bull gall, then ferment it in a copper pot for nine days? In the Anglo-Saxon era, this concoction...

LG will unveil its next flagship phone on April 28th

2 hours 28 minutes ago - Engadget
LG is scheduled to drop something big on April 28th. And if the "G's" in the save the date invites (above) it sent out to the press is any indication,...

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U.S.

Questions remain in officer-involved shooting at NSA

1 hour 10 minutes ago - US News
FORT MEADE, Md. (AP) — The warnings are strong and security is always tight, but most drivers are versed in the daily routine as thousands of employ...

Anti-censorship group: China behind cyberattacks on US sites

57 minutes ago - US News
BEIJING (AP) — A group that helps Internet users in China see blocked websites says Chinese authorities are behind cyberattacks against the group's...

Distillers: Stiff whiskey law stifles town's boozy revival

43 minutes ago - US News
TRIMBLE, Tenn. (AP) — Booze, bikes and rock 'n' roll

Activists: Syria attacks rebel-held Idlib, killing 14

41 minutes ago - US News
BEIRUT (AP) — Activists say Syrian government forces have fired surface-to-surface missiles and conducted airstrikes on the rebel-held northwestern...

Lufthansa insurers set aside $300 million over Alps crash

40 minutes ago - US News
BERLIN (AP) — Lufthansa says its insurers are setting aside $300 million to deal with possible costs resulting from last week's crash of a Germanwin...

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World

Burmese government signs draft ceasefire deal with rebel groups

41 minutes ago - Guardian
Agreement paves the way for further peace talks with ethnic armies, but fighting in the north continuesBurma’s government and 16 ethnic armed groups...

David Squires on ... the life of Harry Kane

38 minutes ago - Guardian
In the latest from his series of cartoons, David Squires examines the rise of England’s latest talisman Continue reading

The poll tax riot 25 years ago was the day I woke up politically

38 minutes ago - Guardian
What happened in Trafalgar Square on 31 March 1990 has stayed with me for 25 years – I’m glad I was there to play my part in Margaret Thatcher’s...

Facebook tracks all visitors, breaching EU law: report

37 minutes ago - Guardian
Exclusive: Social network even sets a new cookie to track untracked EU users who have explicitly opted out of trackingFacebook tracks the web browsing...

David Cameron says Labour will pick voters' pockets with taxes

32 minutes ago - Guardian
Prime minister ramps up attacks on Ed Miliband while dismissing criticism that he is being overly partisan in his election campaigningDavid Cameron ha...

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Live News

Google Glass app can help socially awkward penguins speak in public - Engadget
Fear of public speaking is quite common, and chances are you either know someone who has it or you suffer from the phobia yourself. This smart glass a...

Remembering Selena, On 20th Anniversary Of Her Death - MSNBC Top Stories
Tuesday marks two decades since Selena was shot dead at the age of 23 by the former president of her fan club, Yolanda Saldívar.

'Active Shooter Situation' Reported at Virginia Hospital - MSNBC Top Stories
Police were investigating an "active shooter situation" at a hospital in northern Virginia early Tuesday, NBC Washington reported.

Indiana law unleashes firestorm - CNN Top Stories
Gov. Mike Pence unleashed a firestorm on Indiana last week when he signed the Religious Freedom Restoration Act.

Distillers: Stiff whiskey law stifles town's boozy revival - Yahoo News
TRIMBLE, Tenn. (AP) — Booze, bikes and rock 'n' roll.

Activists: Syria attacks rebel-held Idlib, killing 14 - Yahoo News
BEIRUT (AP) — Activists say Syrian government forces have fired surface-to-surface missiles and conducted airstrikes on the rebel-held northwestern ...