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Brazil is in crisis. Earlier this month, President Dilma Rousseff was ousted from office after a series of scandals led to impeachment proceedings. Newly installed opposition leaders are facing a series of corruption charges of their own. And the Zika...
From: Mother Jones | By: Mariana Lenharo | Monday, May 30, 2016
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Saying, “It’s the least we can do,” a doctor is providing free in vitro fertilization treatment to active military personnel and veterans whose service-related injuries have left them infertile. According to Dr. Robert Kiltz – who is the founder...
From: The Inquisitr | By: Anne Sewell | Monday, May 30, 2016
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Welcome to the world, Baby Luna! Chrissy Teigen and John Legend introduced their very first baby to the world on social media. The very first snaps of Baby Luna was with her grandmother. The grandmother-granddaughter moment was caught on Instagram. Baby...
From: The Inquisitr | By: Patricia Villaceran | Sunday, May 29, 2016
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Braces? Diet? When it comes to appearance, parents must walk a fine line between proposing a change and seeming to demand it.
From: New York Times | By: KJ DELL’ANTONIA | Monday, May 30, 2016
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Doctors are warning pregnant women to avoid regions affected by the virus and to use condoms or to forgo sex if their partner has visited those areas.
From: New York Times | By: EMMA G. FITZSIMMONS | Monday, May 30, 2016
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In an unforgiving countryside, the writer and horticulturist Umberto Pasti has created Rohuna, his garden, which is nothing less than autobiography writ from earth and flora.
From: New York Times | By: UMBERTO PASTI | Monday, May 30, 2016
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Few Americans know that in concert with the abominable Newt Gingrich, Clinton was secretly getting ready in 1997 to privatize Social Security, before he got distracted by America’s discovery that when he pulled his stiffie from Monica Lewinsky’s...
From: Three Quarks Daily | By: Evert Cilliers | Monday, May 30, 2016
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Sun, sand, an iPhone in your hand. Something's wrong with this picture.
From: Fox News | Monday, May 30, 2016
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My father has severe hearing loss (I'm pretty sure he hasn't heard my voice in the last 10 years). What we would really like is a headset that could plug into either his computer or his iPhone (preferably both) and allow him to both hear and talk with...
From: Ask Metafilter | By: boobjob | Monday, May 30, 2016
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COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Nursing assistant Tom Alligood wears camouflage scrubs during his emergency room shifts at the Dorn VA hospital because he says it helps other veteran patients realize they’ve “walked over the same dirt,” the 62-year-old...
From: Salon.com | Monday, May 30, 2016
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At 13, I was torn from the only woman I ever wanted to call “Mom." Decades later we found our happy ending
From: Salon.com | By: Regina Louise, Narratively | Sunday, May 29, 2016
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It's not that Trump himself is a fascist, but he's a sign that we are more vulnerable to it than we ever imagined
From: Salon.com | By: David Niose | Monday, May 30, 2016
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Kylie Jenner is known for changing her hair color, almost as often as she changes her clothes. A month ago she wore a blonde look after changing her hair color from white and orange to the lighter shade. According to the Mirror, the Keeping up with the...
From: The Inquisitr | By: Stacey Cole | Monday, May 30, 2016
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Society has gone from bartering to trading with gold, then cash, then checks, credit cards, debit cards, and now digital transactions. The idea of money is now less physical and largely just a construct that goes from one entity to another in exchange...
From: Neatorama | By: Miss Cellania | Sunday, May 29, 2016
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Thirteen years ago, Brett Christensen was the victim of an email hoax. Since then, he’s dedicated himself to preventing the same fate for others.
From: The Kernel | By: Andrew McMillen | Sunday, May 29, 2016
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Holly Madison has made some juicy revelations during her Reddit AMA session earlier this month, according to Cosmopolitan. The 36-year-old TV personality is currently promoting her new book The Vegas Diaries. The Vegas Diaries by Holly Madison #newproduct...
From: The Inquisitr | By: Stacey Cole | Monday, May 30, 2016
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This week's sex diary.
From: New York Magazine | Monday, May 30, 2016
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Behati Prinsloo has been using a lot of humor to show off her baby bump – and the fans are wondering if that’s because she misses her bikini body. Despite the fact that she is a Victoria’s Secret Angel, she has been a great sport about going through...
From: The Inquisitr | By: Jenny Cox | Sunday, May 29, 2016
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“If you want to respect the old, the contrast should be brutal. I want to be very clear what is old and what is new.” —Dirk Wynants Project  Wynants Residence Architect  Govaert & Vanhoutte Architects In 2006, Dirk Wynants, owner of the outdoor...
From: Dwell | By: keesh | Sunday, May 29, 2016
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It’s not easy to put the intelligence in artificial intelligence. Current machine learning techniques generally rely on huge amounts of training data, vast computational resources, and a time-consuming trial and error methodology. Even then, the process...
From: Next Big Future | By: brian wang | Sunday, May 29, 2016
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Researchers from the University of Washington made a robot hand that can learn from its own mistakes, and it has real potential.
From: Business Insider | By: Danielle Muoio | Sunday, May 29, 2016
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by Bill Benzon My paternal grandfather, Axel Benzon, was a Dane. He and his wife, Louise, immigrated to America early in the 20th Century. He was trained as an engineer, was educated in the classics, and took up photography and...
From: Three Quarks Daily | By: Bill Benzon | Monday, May 30, 2016
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Over the past 15 years, 1,832 American servicemen and -women have been killed in action in Afghanistan. How do the U.S. forces posted there mark Memorial Day, and how is the conflict going overall?
From: NPR | By: Tom Bowman | Monday, May 30, 2016
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A DNA test has confirmed that Afghan Taliban leader Mullah Akhtar Mansour was killed in a U.S. drone strike, Pakistan's interior ministry said Sunday, as the family of a driver killed in the strike sought legal action....
From: Fox News | Sunday, May 29, 2016
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Hot or Not: Rust, Couture leading the way; Malkin, Spaling not so much
From: ESPN | By: ESPN | Monday, May 30, 2016
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Red Sox get clutch relief pitching from unexpected sources
From: ESPN | By: ESPN | Monday, May 30, 2016
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Red Sox DH Ortiz day-to-day with sore left foot
From: ESPN | By: ESPN | Sunday, May 29, 2016
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From: FAIL Blog | Sunday, May 29, 2016
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Shane Birkinbine of Bentonville, Ark., used “Super Mario Maker,” to pull off all the stops in his pursuit toward marrying the love of his life. For those unaware, "Super Mario Maker" lets users create levels. Birkinbine configured the levels to propose...
From: FAIL Blog | Sunday, May 29, 2016
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From: FAIL Blog | Monday, May 30, 2016
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Researchers from Edith Cowan University recruited 39 women to test how much weight is possible following the Paleo diet. Half the women were assigned a typical diet, with no restrictions. The other half followed the Paleo diet. The results were astonishing....
From: The Inquisitr | By: Chrissie Williams | Monday, May 30, 2016
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Starbucks faced a lawsuit for using too much ice. McDonald’s was sued for having hot coffee. Halloween Horror Nights was sued for being scary and a suicidal man filed a lawsuit (and unbelievably won) against the NYC Transit Authority after the subway...
From: The Inquisitr | By: Tylie Eaves | Sunday, May 29, 2016
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Here’s how to avoid eating wrong… Bad eating habits are the worst enemy of fitness and weight loss! You may be putting in the hours at the gym, but if you’re not eating right, you’re never going to see the results you want. It’s hard to know...
From: The Luxury Spot | By: andy | Sunday, May 29, 2016
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I may have been at this blogging thing for almost eleven (gulp gasp whuut) years, but I have still not figured out how to make gravy look good. In my defense, I swear I wouldn't inflict these photos on you...
From: The Wednesday Chef | By: Luisa | Monday, May 30, 2016
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The idea of using wonton wrappers (for non-bakers like us) was intriguing; it works! And that filling (we used baby arugula) is simply marvelous. -- posted by l'ecole
From: Recipezaar | Sunday, May 29, 2016
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This really is the best spinach artichoke dip I've ever tried. Wow. -- posted by AmyZoe
From: Recipezaar | Monday, May 30, 2016
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Officials are hoping someone might provide information that helps lead them to a teenage girl abducted by an armed acquaintance after the latest widespread searches turned up nothing....
From: Fox News | Monday, May 30, 2016
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West Virginia state police say a baby was soaked in urine in the back seat of a parked vehicle where four adults allegedly were using heroin.
From: Fox News | Monday, May 30, 2016
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Nepal has celebrated Everest Day by honoring nine Sherpa guides who fixed ropes and dug the route to the summit so hundreds of climbers could scale the world's highest mountain....
From: Fox News | Sunday, May 29, 2016
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As he prepares for a conference on implementing clean energy to combat climate change, energy secretary Ernest Moniz says he's confident the Obama administration's commitments will remain in place.
From: NPR | Sunday, May 29, 2016
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Heather Shumaker and Stephanie Land are two parenting writers with different ideas about how class and conventional wisdom shape the modern view of parenting.
From: NPR | Sunday, May 29, 2016
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Rolling the R's tells the stories of restless teenagers in the disco era in a gritty neighborhood in Hawaii. Author R. Zamora Linmark discusses the book's impact, 20 years after it first came out.
From: NPR | Sunday, May 29, 2016
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The couple has been dating since 2014
From: People | By: Elizabeth Leonard and Dave Quinn | Monday, May 30, 2016
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Fitness guru Tracy Anderson says Jennifer Lopez's twins, Max and Emme, often run into her workout sessions
From: People | Sunday, May 29, 2016
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The group met during a post-church brunch on Sunday
From: People | Sunday, May 29, 2016
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