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As pay TV slowly declines, cable news faces a demographic cliff. And nobody has further to fall than the merchant of right-wing outrage.
From: The Atlantic | By: Derek Thompson | Monday, August 29, 2016
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A 160,000-mile quest to visit all 59 of the country's natural treasures
From: The Atlantic | By: Emily Anne Epstein | Sunday, August 28, 2016
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When news broke about the horrific mass shooting in Orlando ten weeks ago, Donald Trump’s first reaction, as noted in…
From: The Atlantic | By: James Fallows | Saturday, August 27, 2016
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Just so Trump's son knows: the White House Christmas Tree is still, in fact, the White House Christmas Tree
From: Salon.com | By: Janet Allon, AlterNet | Monday, August 29, 2016
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These immigrants lack rights, opportunities and help during crises
From: Salon.com | By: Amy Lieberman, AlterNet | Sunday, August 28, 2016
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It has for years and the fingerprints all over it aren't Trump's but the Clintons', both Bill's and Hillary's
From: Salon.com | By: Todd Miller, TomDispatch.com | Sunday, August 28, 2016
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The Carter ladies were full of sparkles, feathers and tulle at the 2016 MTV VMAs!  They brought along 15 mothers of black men and women who were killed at the hands of cops.  Major.  And we're loving it all.    Get it all inside... Before Beyoncé...
From: Young Black and Fabulous | By: Natasha | Monday, August 29, 2016
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The MTV Video Music Awards took to the stage at Madison Square Garden in New York last night for what would turn out to be a record-breaking evening. Over time, the ceremony has developed a reputation for being a wilder, untamed version of the more straightforward...
From: Selectism | By: Jake Boyer | Monday, August 29, 2016
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Have you ever wondered why mermaids wear a clam shell bikini top instead of, say, a blouse?It's because the salt in the ocean water collects on clothing and then crystallizes, and after a while that blouse would look more like a salt sculpture than an...
From: Neatorama | By: Zeon Santos | Monday, August 29, 2016
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This is In Real Terms, a weekly column (now on Mondays!) analyzing the latest economic news. Comments? Criticisms? Ideas for future columns? Email me, or drop a note in the comments. As millions of children across the country head back to school this...
From: FiveThirtyEight | By: Ben Casselman | Monday, August 29, 2016
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We’re forecasting the U.S. Open using a modified version of Elo, a tool that was originally developed for chess but that FiveThirtyEight often uses to generate power ratings and make predictions in sports that consist of head-to-head matches between...
From: FiveThirtyEight | By: Benjamin Morris, Carl Bialik and Jay Boice | Sunday, August 28, 2016
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Until the election, we're bringing you "The Trump Files," a daily dose of telling episodes, strange-but-true stories, or curious scenes from the life of GOP nominee Donald Trump. Before his presidential run, Donald Trump was probably best known over...
From: Mother Jones | By: Max J. Rosenthal | Monday, August 29, 2016
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I've been an AD/ACD/freelance in Chicago for 15 years and I cannot stand agency world anymore. Plus, I'm 40 something, and seems like new hires are usually very young, and the lack of people over the age of 35 at agencies these days is appalling. Need...
From: Ask Metafilter | By: jeff-o-matic | Sunday, August 28, 2016
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IBM is launching new TV ads this week during the U.S. Open, showing how artificial intelligence and cloud-based computing are technologies that are here today and transforming businesses.The tech giant is rolling out six new ads under two separate campaigns:...
From: Ad Age | By: Kate Maddox | Monday, August 29, 2016
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With ballot proposals that would revamp the state's health care system, raise the minimum wage, and allow local governments to regulate fracking, Colorado is blazing a path that the rest of the country should follow, Jill Stein, Green Party presidential...
From: Denver Post | By: Tom McGhee | Monday, August 29, 2016
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Few states have a greener rep than California, and for good reason. The state has a cap-and-trade program for carbon emissions, solar-energy production exceeding that of all other states combined, and, at the behest of Gov. Jerry Brown, it's now mulling...
From: Mother Jones | By: Alexander Sammon | Sunday, August 28, 2016
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Energy efficiency and the adoption of related technology are two ways in which a farm business can improve its competitiveness and lower its carbon footprint....
From: Irish Examiner | By: IrishExaminer.com | Monday, August 29, 2016
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Despite the many similarities, this year isn’t 1968. Because Hillary understands what Johnson never did: that he had to be (mostly) at one with his party’s base.
From: Washington Monthly | By: martinlongman | Monday, August 29, 2016
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Rodrigo Duterte echoes American drug warriors.
From: Reason | By: Jacob Sullum | Monday, August 29, 2016
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When the Reverend Karen Oliveto was asked if she would consider becoming a bishop in the Methodist Church, she wasn't sure what her response would be. "I don't want who I am—because I am so out—to harm the church," Oliveto said before pausing. "And...
From: Mother Jones | By: Becca Andrews | Monday, August 29, 2016
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The pop diva shares her spotlight with mothers of the Black Lives Matter movement
From: People | Monday, August 29, 2016
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The star showed up looking bare-faced and beautiful
From: People | Monday, August 29, 2016
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Branden Miller debuted Joanne the Scammer on the Internet last year - and quickly earned a huge following
From: People | Monday, August 29, 2016
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“Uncontrollably Fond” actress Suzy Bae and Lee Min Ho have been named Korea’s top celebrity couple based on a test that determines a couple’s compatibility using facial analysis. According to Movie News Guide, the results of the test were revealed...
From: The Inquisitr | By: Patricia Grannum | Sunday, August 28, 2016
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Have you ever felt grateful a relationship didn’t work out? Have you ever looked around at what you have now and thought, “Dang, I really dodged a bullet with that one!” If so, you’ve probably been reminded of that Garth Brooks song, “Unanswered...
From: The Simple Dollar | By: Holly Johnson | Sunday, August 28, 2016
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I have been dating my boyfriend "William" for 2.5 years. We are both divorced with children.
From: Denver Post | By: Amy Dickinson | Sunday, August 28, 2016
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Photographer Max Conrad traveled all the way from Germany for a twister hunt. The post Forget the Pool. This Guy Chased Tornadoes All Summer appeared first on WIRED....
From: Wired | By: Charley Locke | Monday, August 29, 2016
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This year marks the 25th birthday of the Super NES, a revolutionary game console that America's parents initially thought was a money-grabbing scam. The post Parents Didn’t Just Dislike Super Nintendo 25 Years Ago—They Thought It Was a Scam appeared...
From: Wired | By: Chris Kohler | Sunday, August 28, 2016
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Legalist is an online service that lets you pump money in lawsuits. But that's not a new thing. And it doesn't make you the new Peter Thiel. The post You Too Can Invest In Lawsuits. But Not Quite Like Peter Thiel appeared first on WIRED....
From: Wired | By: Davey Alba | Monday, August 29, 2016
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For the Nu-Audacists, being a poet is nothing to celebrate, at least not in any conventional sense. The post The Nu-Audacity School of Poetry appeared first on The Millions....
From: The Millions | By: Jeff Alessandrelli | Monday, August 29, 2016
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But unfortunately, it's not a good time to score a deal on the iPhone 7, an iPad, or a large appliance.
From: Christian Science Monitor | Sunday, August 28, 2016
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Following alarming news that thousands of Australians have started receiving radio-frequency identification (RFID) microchip implants that could allow them to unlock doors, turn on lights and log into their computers without needing keys, passwords or...
From: The Inquisitr | By: JohnThomas Didymus | Sunday, August 28, 2016
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Start-ups survive predictions of doom and gloom, General Electric is taking a run at making software, and an interest rate increase may be on the horizon.
From: New York Times | Monday, August 29, 2016
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Kerry Jane Wilson, who is in her 60s, had been working in the country for about 20 years when she was taken from her office in Jalalabad on April 28.
From: New York Times | By: MICHELLE INNIS | Monday, August 29, 2016
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Raul Mondesi hit a bases-loaded triple and Eric Hosmer added a two-run single during an eight-run sixth inning, lifting the surging Kansas City Royals to a 10-4 victory over the Boston Red Sox on Sunday night.
From: New York Times | By: THE ASSOCIATED PRESS | Monday, August 29, 2016
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Federal audits of 37 Medicare Advantage health plans cited 35 for overbilling the government. Many plans, for example, claimed patients with depression or diabetes were sicker than they actually were.
From: NPR | By: Fred Schulte | Monday, August 29, 2016
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The CDC advised pregnant women to avoid parts of Florida after cases of the Zika virus emerged there. Surgeon General Vivek Murthy talks about what people should know about how the virus can spread.
From: NPR | Sunday, August 28, 2016
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The British network shut down for one hour Saturday morning. It was part of a national event aimed at boosting Britons' fitness levels. Some claimed the blackout was the network's finest programming.
From: NPR | Monday, August 29, 2016
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Toyota has launched a new project to teach high school students how to build fuel cell cars. Well, OK, the company is teaching them how to build small, remote-controlled fuel cell cars, but it's hoping that's enough to ignite their interest in the te......
From: Engadget | By: Mariella Moon | Monday, August 29, 2016
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It took a while for the US military to bolster its defenses against cyberattacks, and it looks like there's a similar deficit when it comes to artificial intelligence. A new Defense Department report says that the country needs to take "immediate ac......
From: Engadget | By: Jon Fingas | Sunday, August 28, 2016
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Remember those weird dark streaks that NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter found last September? These recurring slope lineae (RSL), as they're called, were originally thought to contain liquid water. On Mars, liquid water would obviously be a huge de......
From: Engadget | By: Andrew Tarantola | Monday, August 29, 2016
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Red Sox must find solutions for struggling bullpen
From: ESPN | Monday, August 29, 2016
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Royals, Red Sox face off on Sunday Night Baseball
From: ESPN | Sunday, August 28, 2016
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As hits dry up, Red Sox's Xander Bogaerts must adjust
From: ESPN | Sunday, August 28, 2016
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