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Colorado's Cory Gardner may have found a way to turn a blue state red by co-opting Democrats' tactics—and their message....
From: The Atlantic | By: Molly Ball | Friday, October 31, 2014
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The GOP has a good chance to win control on Tuesday. Whether they can control themselves is another question....
From: The Atlantic | By: Norm Ornstein | Thursday, October 30, 2014
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Standard burial and cremation take tons of energy and resources. So what's the most environmentally sound way to deal with a dead person?...
From: The Atlantic | By: Shannon Palus | Thursday, October 30, 2014
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My iPhone 5S has a ton of stuff in "Other" storage (iTunes screenshot); I don't even have disk space to do the latest iOS update. I see this is a common problem, surely some of you have a solution?In particular, I see there are some paid software or...
From: Ask Metafilter | By: ThePinkSuperhero | Friday, October 31, 2014
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MasterCard Inc. recently reported a 12% increase in gross dollar volume, a 15% increase in cross-border volume, and a 10% increase in processed transactions. This is not the first time MasterCard has been in the news recently. According to an earlier...
From: The Inquisitr | By: Matthew He | Friday, October 31, 2014
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Can California go full-renewable?
From: Miller McCune | By: Ann Louise Bardach | Thursday, October 30, 2014
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Peabody Energy , the world's largest private-sector coal company, sees a light at the end of the coal tunnel but analysts and the latest economic data from China aren't as optimistic. The St. Louis-based company released third-quarter...
From: TheStreet | By: Sarfaraz A. Khan | Thursday, October 30, 2014
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Democrat Mary Burke, a former exec at Trek Bicycle, has a good shot at beating right-wing Walker and becoming the state's next governor....
From: Grist | By: Ben Adler | Thursday, October 30, 2014
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Big recent moves in these four stocksasuggest the likelihood of continued momentum.a Electronic Artsa the video-game developer, is in a beautiful, two-year rising channel. The stock broke through a key double top on Wednesday,...
From: TheStreet | By: Harry Boxer | Thursday, October 30, 2014
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Climate change is a grim subject, with warming temperatures, melting ice caps, rising sea-levels, and more frequent and intense severe weather events all projected for the planet's not-so-distant future. For many, the direness of the situation is a spur...
From: Business Insider | By: Chelsea Harvey | Thursday, October 30, 2014
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Sydney (AFP) - Australia is set to approve measures giving polluters financial incentives to reduce emissions blamed for climate change, in a move critics described as ineffective environmental policy.The so-called "direct action" plan, which will see...
From: Business Insider | Friday, October 31, 2014
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After a two-year suspension in issuing nuclear power plant licenses, the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) has quietly granted long-term licensing renewals for two Limerick Generating Station Units near Philadelphia.  Unit 1 is renewed until...
From: Big Government | Thursday, October 30, 2014
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I have been offered a possible role to manage a section of a start up company. I have expertise in the area I would be managing, but I have never negotiated a contract or anything like it in business and I have no idea how it goes. I don't want to work...
From: Ask Metafilter | By: Pablito | Friday, October 31, 2014
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I currently pay one full week's pay each month, $600, toward my current student loan balance of $97,000+. Though I usually just pay it and try to move on, I know it will follow me to my death and if I can't be rid of it I hope some of you can provide...
From: Ask Metafilter | By: Anonymous | Friday, October 31, 2014
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Wondering if you could help with a risk-benefit analysis of lowering the amount of insurance on my car. I still owe money on it, but I could potentially pay it off and then save money on my insurance. BUT is the insurance good to have anyway?I am doing...
From: Ask Metafilter | By: bbqturtle | Thursday, October 30, 2014
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Recipes Here’s a sample of some of the recipes you’ll find in Healthy Chinese Take Out – Favorite Recipes eBook:  
From: Steamy Kitchen | By: Jaden | Friday, October 31, 2014
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Appetizer that is quick and easy. -- posted by Chef #1803280091
From: Recipezaar | Friday, October 31, 2014
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Inspired by The Blender Girl -- posted by giani23
From: Recipezaar | Friday, October 31, 2014
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PHILADELPHIA (TheStreet) -- The idea of retirement is scary to many, especially those without a traditional pension. But at last week's Bogleheads meeting -- which gathered 250 fans of Jack Bogle, founder of low-cost index-fund-focused mutual fund company...
From: TheStreet | By: Nora Morrison | Friday, October 31, 2014
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King Gizzard at BV-CMJ last week (more by Amanda Hatfield) Hop Along at Wicker Park Fest 2014 (more by Jeff Ryan) You can browse our full NYC show calendar and our 2015 Halloween guide for more of tonight's shows,...
From: Brooklyn Vegan | By: brooklynvegan | Friday, October 31, 2014
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by NinaHave you ever made a decision you knew would change your life? Maybe you’re not sure how you know, but you know. This is big. Life will never be the same. A few years ago, my husband and I made one of those decisions. It was a simple one, yes,...
From: Simple Mom | By: Nina | Friday, October 31, 2014
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Kara Loewentheil (Columbia Law School) has posted Satanists, Scott Walker, & Contraception: A Partial Account of Hobby Lobby's Implications for State Law (Harvard Law & Policy Review, Vol. 9, No. 1, 2015, Forthcoming) on SSRN. Here is the abstract:...
From: Legal Theory Blog | By: Lawrence Solum | Friday, October 31, 2014
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This is crowd-sourced appeal to readers… I’m looking for divorce litigators to interview outside of the U.S. One restriction is that they have to be able to speak English. This is for a book project on which I am a co-author. We’re particularly...
From: Philip Greenspun | By: philg | Friday, October 31, 2014
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Early voting in Tennessee has begun and many residents have already taken to the polls to cast their ballots for Amendment 1, a highly controversial and extreme anti-choice ballot initiative. Image: Tennessee state capitol via Shutterstock The post SisterReach...
From: RH Reality Check | By: Nina Liss-Schultz | Thursday, October 30, 2014
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Asking users to "like" your Facebook page in exchange for a freebie rarely leads to a long-term relationship. Here are five psychological tactics for creating more sustainable relationships with your followers – the type that keeps bringing returns...
From: Unbounce | By: Pratik Dholakiya | Friday, October 31, 2014
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Sure, Ebola containment suits are apparently a popular Halloween costume this year. We get it: the costume is easy to put together, timely, and some people find it amusing. Yet when they take off their fake hazmat suits (or their incredibly fake sexy...
From: Consumerist | By: Laura Northrup | Thursday, October 30, 2014
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Instead of claiming that young people take gender equality for granted, we should be recognizing their work for reproductive rights and striving to better support them. Image: Eugenio Marongiu / Shutterstock.com The post Actually, Young People Are Leading...
From: RH Reality Check | By: Erin Matson | Thursday, October 30, 2014
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Observant viewers of “The Daily Show with Jon Stewart” may have noticed that the Comedy Central program has a new advertiser. No, not a video game or even a new flavor of Bud Light: a family-owned outfit out of Kansas is buying ad time during the...
From: Consumerist | By: Laura Northrup | Thursday, October 30, 2014
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Forget Madison Bumgarner’s historic heroics in last night’s Game 7 of the 2014 World Series, the true Most Valuable Player of this postseason is Rikk Wilde, a regional Chevy executive who was thrust into the spotlight after Wednesday’s game and...
From: Consumerist | By: Chris Morran | Thursday, October 30, 2014
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While the vast majority of purchases made via Craigslist go down without a problem, those don’t make the news; it’s the rare case of people getting scammed or attacked that earns the headlines. In an effort to reduce the chance of those sorts of...
From: Consumerist | By: Chris Morran | Thursday, October 30, 2014
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Rumors that Kate Middleton’s pregnancy is not out of the woods keep coming. The latest tabloid news is that the Duchess of Cambridge is 13 pounds underweight, at only 108 pounds. It would not be surprising if that is the case, as she is a very slender...
From: The Inquisitr | By: Patricia Didelot | Friday, October 31, 2014
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Trust me, I know it’s easy to steal bites off their plate, snack when they snack, and sit and watch them play, but there are ways around this.The post I Refuse to Use My Toddler as an Excuse for Gaining Weight appeared first on Babble....
From: Babble | By: Heather Neal | Wednesday, October 29, 2014
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Michael Smith and Jemele Hill welcome Damien Woody to talk about his extreme weight loss, his experience on "The Biggest Loser" and his new lifestyle.......
From: ESPN | Thursday, October 30, 2014
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Yes, I shower daily, thankyouverymuch.The post 7 Stereotypes About Motherhood That Totally Annoy Me appeared first on Babble....
From: Babble | By: Chaunie Brusie | Thursday, October 30, 2014
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From the time I was a little girl myself, I dreamed of motherhood — and the dream always included little girls.The post The Baby Boy I Never Knew I Wanted appeared first on Babble....
From: Babble | By: Lauren Hartmann | Thursday, October 30, 2014
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When my daughter and her best friend came up with an idea to raise money for cystic fibrosis, I had no idea how far their journey would take them. The post Raising Money to Find a Cure, One Ribbon Barrette at a Time appeared first on Babble....
From: Babble | By: Leticia Barr | Thursday, October 30, 2014
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The age of artificial intelligence is finally at hand. Will we master it, or will it master us?...
From: New York Times | By: DAVID BROOKS | Friday, October 31, 2014
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Guest Post: We don’t do our research in libraries anymore. Soon analysts may not have to do much research at all, instead leveraging artificial intelligence to have important information delivered to them....
From: VentureBeat | By: Bastiaan Janmaat, DataFox | Friday, October 31, 2014
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After years of scripting and producing sci-fi movies, Alex Garland (28 Days Later, Sunshine) is finally trying his hand at directing one. Ex Machina features Star Wars Episode 7 castmates Oscar Isaac and Domhnall Gleeson as two men working on an artificially...
From: SlashFilm | By: Angie Han | Thursday, October 30, 2014
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MTV Shows What do you get when you cross Jersey Shore and Duck Dynasty? Slednecks, that’s what. MTV debuts its brand new reality series tonight, about a group of twenty-somethings who’ve lived their entire lives in Alaska. While…...
From: OK Magazine | By: Haley Longman | Thursday, October 30, 2014
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Sad that Project Runway ended last week (and that Amanda didn’t win?!). No worries because tonight, after the reunion special, Project Runway All Stars returns with its fourth season, and Alyssa Milano returns as host! PHOTOS: Alyssa Milano and More...
From: OK Magazine | By: Haley Longman | Thursday, October 30, 2014
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Zac Efron has been ramping up his cool dude appeal and hanging out with other cool dudes while preparing for his role as a DJ in We Are Your Friends. But his own image isn’t the only one he’s …...
From: OK Magazine | By: Nadine DeNinno | Thursday, October 30, 2014
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A common complication, gestational diabetes affects approximately 6-7% of pregnant women. Currently, screening is done in two steps to help identify patients most at risk; however, the suggested levels for additional testing were based on singleton pregnancy...
From: Science Daily | Thursday, October 30, 2014
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The amendments in Colorado and North Dakota giving legal rights to fetuses would leave people seeking in vitro fertilization (IVF) in the dust. Image: Shutterstock The post ‘Personhood’ Amendments Would Hurt Families Who Want Children appeared first...
From: RH Reality Check | By: Keiko Zoll | Thursday, October 30, 2014
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It was a banner week for the tabloids, and not in a good way. OK!, Life & Style, In Touch, Star, and the National Enquirer all published cover stories that were either grossly misleading, wrong, or flat-out made up. And Gossip Cop corrected every...
From: Gossip Cop | By: Shari Weiss | Thursday, October 30, 2014
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