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From: Uniwatch | By: Phil Hecken | Sunday, March 1, 2015
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​​Empire is a Monster That Is Eating Network Television - Buzzfeed​, Feb. 26, 2015:​ "When it comes to ratings, Fox's Empire is on a trajectory that's unprecedented in broadcast television's recent history, which has mostly been marked by —...
From: MetaFilter | By: joseph conrad is fully awesome | Sunday, March 1, 2015
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Matthew Lippman's third poetry collection sings of the joys and sorrows of married life - and ventures onto broader societal stages as well. The result shows the reader in new detail a world they thought they knew.
From: Open Letters Monthly | By: Adam Palumbo | Sunday, March 1, 2015
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The death of Leonard Nimoy, who played Spock on the “Star Trek” TV and movie series, touched millions of lives […]...
From: Los Angeles Times | By: tracybrownisme | Sunday, March 1, 2015
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Guest:Machine learning is coming into a golden age, and with it we’re seeing an awakening of possibilities formerly reserved for science fiction....
From: VentureBeat | By: Mehrdad Fatourechi, BroadbandTV Corp | Saturday, February 28, 2015
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The political conflagration over Netanyahu's speech is masking another issue: Obama's responsibility to avoid making a bad deal...
From: The Atlantic | By: Jeff Goldberg | Sunday, March 1, 2015
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There has to be a way to keep shareholder interesting rolling right?  What makes this story interesting is the fact that other insurers are already covering the device and United, who preaches preventional  medicine doesn’t seem to be in line with...
From: The Medical Quack | By: Medical Quack | Saturday, February 28, 2015
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The good news: Making money online is no longer a pipe dream. The bad? Who knows where to start? There are countless success stories of people earning passive incomes online, whether it’s from blogging, creating YouTube videos, or through a startup....
From: The Simple Dollar | By: Joe Sweeney | Sunday, March 1, 2015
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Saturday Night Live host Dakota Johnson was near was near-perfect as a naïve American teen who leaves her understanding Dad at the airport to hitch her wagon to terrorism in this twisted version of a standard-issue, off-to-college TV ad. In the best...
From: Deadline Hollywood Daily | By: Jeremy Gerard | Sunday, March 1, 2015
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First Lady, Michelle Obama has added another task to her Let’s Move! campaign. The campaign began an entire 5 years ago, when the first lady promoted exercise around the country, changed the portion size of school lunches all with the help of celebrities...
From: The Inquisitr | By: Nichole Tucker | Sunday, March 1, 2015
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Thanks to the technical wizardry of Open Letters Monthly‘s newest editor, Robert Minto, March debuts a spiffy new look for Stevereads, its first top-to-bottom re-design in almost ten years! To mark the occasion, I thought I’d present a Stevereads...
From: Open Letters Monthly | By: Steve Donoghue | Sunday, March 1, 2015
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Justin Smith pronounces himself happy with Bloomberg’s month-old redesign. The C.E.O. of Bloomberg Media has been watched closely since he assumed the job a year and a half ago, coming over from a much-acclaimed stint rebuilding Atlantic Media. Now...
From: Newsonomics | By: Ken Doctor | Saturday, February 28, 2015
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Trailers are an under-appreciated art form insofar that many times they’re seen as vehicles for showing footage, explaining films away, or showing their hand about what moviegoers can expect. Foreign, domestic, independent, big budget: What better...
From: SlashFilm | By: Christopher Stipp | Saturday, February 28, 2015
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Today I want to suggest some other steps and some leverage methods to force the issue. I discussed them and the research that led to them on Virtually Speaking with Jay Ackroyd. Feb, 26, 2015. Today Digby wrote about Chris Hayes and Laura Ingram pointing...
From: Firedoglake | By: spocko | Sunday, March 1, 2015
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Ten years after the creation of the Framework Convention for Tobacco Control, a look at how it's affected smoking rates worldwide...
From: The Atlantic | By: Thomas Bollyky | Saturday, February 28, 2015
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Even as the Financial Times announces excellent bottom-line numbers, the heat it’s feeling from the diverse and growing competition in business news is palpable. The FT may be 127 years old and roundly and rightfully respected for its journalism....
From: Newsonomics | By: Ken Doctor | Saturday, February 28, 2015
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The New York Observer is dropping the best part of its title — New York — from the paper’s website. The site is now branded as “Observer” for the same reasons The New York Daily News expanded its site in 2012 — to attract a more widespread...
From: Media Bistro | By: Chris O'Shea | Saturday, February 28, 2015
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Adrian Gonzalez both gets and misses the point on speeding up the game: “It’s a TV-driven game, at least the financials of it,” Gonzalez said. “TV wants the game to end in three hours. Everything that’s going on with increased payrolls is because...
From: Baseball Musings | By: David Pinto | Saturday, February 28, 2015
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The Internet went nuts yesterday debating the color of a striped dress. Facebook analyzed the debate and came up with some data on who supported which color combination....
From: VentureBeat | By: Daniel Terdiman | Friday, February 27, 2015
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Willie Soon has been in the news lately, but the recent 131p FOIA shines even more light on climate anti-science.  It details tax-exempt tactics that use a sciency facade to promote anti-science to the public. It includes some grant proposals and results...
From: De-Smog Blog | By: John Mashey | Friday, February 27, 2015
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We’ve heard plenty of times in the past few years that if you have a smart TV — one that’s internet-enabled, for all that app goodness — that it might be watching you just as much as you watch it. Samsung in particular generates a lot of questions...
From: Consumerist | By: Kate Cox | Friday, February 27, 2015
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Gone are the days of college dorm rooms papered entirely in panels from Abercrombie & Fitch bags, with abs, golden, undulating abs as far as the eye could see. After announcing last year that the company would be phasing out the ubiquitous stomach...
From: Consumerist | By: Mary Beth Quirk | Friday, February 27, 2015
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 La Lomita Nodus rug by Liliana Ovalle.  For Liliana Ovalle, an object is never truly complete. “I’m interested in ad hoc assemblages because they reveal people’s expectations of how things should be,” she says. “They are the ‘unofficial’...
From: Dwell | By: Luke Hopping | Friday, February 27, 2015
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We usually think that the best way to impress someone is to rattle off a list of accomplishments: won this award, made this project a success, took a team from here to there.  But a Stanford-Harvard study recently cited on Marginal Revolution suggests...
From: Business Insider | By: Drake Baer | Friday, February 27, 2015
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BALTIMORE (Stockpickr) -- Put down the 10-K filings and the stock screeners. It's time to take a break from the traditional methods of generating investment ideas. Instead, let the crowd do it for you. From hedge funds to individual investors, scores...
From: TheStreet | By: Jonas Elmerraji | Friday, February 27, 2015
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The most popular TV show of fall 2014 was NBC's broadcast of "Sunday Night Football." It averaged 21 million viewers per week. The strongest cable show was AMC's "The Walking Dead." Its midseason finale, in November, reached 14.8 million people. Big...
From: Business Insider | By: Nicholas Carlson | Friday, February 27, 2015
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I don’t think you need a seismic detector anywhere in Turkey these days to determine if Mustafa Kamal Ataturk is not rolling over in his mausoleum in Ankara. The man who dragged Turkey so hard that the fez fell off and who de-scripted the calligraphically...
From: Tabsir | By: dvarisco | Saturday, February 28, 2015
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I'm redesigning my food blog, and am looking for inspiration! I read a lot of food blogs but almost all of them have verrrry similar setups: 2 columns, header, menu across the top, a variety of ads and widgets in one sidebar, yawn. I don't think there's...
From: Ask Metafilter | By: Bella Sebastian | Friday, February 27, 2015
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Actor Leonard Nimoy died today at the age of 83. He was famous for his portrayal of Mr. Spock on the "Star Trek" television series, as well as in numerous films in the multi-generational franchise. Two years ago, Nimoy and Zachary Quinto — the actor...
From: Business Insider | By: Benjamin Zhang | Friday, February 27, 2015
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**Nils**: [Breaking the Web](http://www.bradford-delong.com/2015/02/noted-for-your-evening-procrastination-for-february-26-2015.html?cid=6a00e551f08003883401b7c7553a51970b#comment-6a00e551f08003883401b7c7553a51970b): "The Deane Barker column was touching......
From: Brad DeLong | By: J. Bradford DeLong | Saturday, February 28, 2015
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Adding to their #PowerThrough campaign, Powerade debuted an inspiring commercial on Thursday with Derrick Rose as the subject, and poetry from Tupac Shakur as the backdrop. In the ad, the poem, “The Rose That Grew from Concrete,” is narrated by Tupac,...
From: The Inquisitr | By: Tresha Barrett | Saturday, February 28, 2015
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Smart explainer from Marin Cogan, at NYMag, on “How Downton Abbey Office Décor Morphed Into a D.C. Spending Scandal“: … Other reporters actually had looked at Schock’s finances before but didn’t report them.“The irony of this whole thing...
From: Balloon Juice | By: Anne Laurie | Saturday, February 28, 2015
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Dakota Johnson gets asked about Fifty Shades of Grey during her opening monologue on Saturday Night Live on Saturday (February 28) in New York City. The 25-year-old actress’ famous parents Melanie Griffith and Don Johnson actually make a cameo as embarrassed...
From: Just Jared | By: Just Jared | Sunday, March 1, 2015
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Working with brands on blogs is big business, and for one blogger making a full time living through advertising and sponsorships, there are 100 more who’d like to. Louisa Claire has been blogging for nine years and runs Brand Meets Blog, where she connect...
From: ProBlogger | By: Stacey Roberts | Sunday, March 1, 2015
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Take a Sarah Palin CPAC speech, have Mark Halperin write a review of it, and you can see why I’m objectively pro-meteor (h/t David Koch): Best moment: Crowd erupted when she slammed the president’s foreign policy as too meek: “They say we can’t...
From: Balloon Juice | By: DougJ | Sunday, March 1, 2015
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Facebook now has 2 million active advertisers. Should Google watch its back?...
From: The Motley Fool | By: Leo Sun, The Motley Fool | Sunday, March 1, 2015
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**Franklin Delano Roosevelt**: [Address to Congress on Yalta (March 1, 1945)—Miller Center](http://millercenter.org/president/fdroosevelt/speeches/speech-3338): >I hope that you will pardon me for this unusual posture of sitting down during the...
From: Brad DeLong | By: J. Bradford DeLong | Sunday, March 1, 2015
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Good morning Beijing! Today is Saturday, February 28, 2015. Weather forecast: Light snow. Today's high will be 8℃, low of -4℃. License plate restrictions: None.  The Event You Shouldn't Miss Today Is: De Sarthe Beijing -- You, I, Among Us See...
From: The Beijinger | By: Steven Schwankert | Friday, February 27, 2015
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Color us impressed!A few years ago, artist Natalie Fletcher moved to Bend, Oregon, and came across an ad for a body painter when she was looking to find a job. Despite having no experience at all, she applied ... and when they asked for examples of previous...
From: Neatorama | By: Alex Santoso | Sunday, March 1, 2015
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571 pages of urgings from the federal Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee, so much to disagree with [Elizabeth Harrington, Washington Free Beacon (obesity “interventionists” at workplaces, initiatives to limit advertising and time spent looking...
From: Overlawyered | By: Walter Olson | Sunday, March 1, 2015
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Even in front of this red-meat-friendly audience, references to abortion rights by presidential hopefuls were mostly passing and routine Image: ACU/Youtube The post At CPAC, 2016 Hopefuls Stick to Rote Remarks on Abortion appeared first on RH Reality...
From: RH Reality Check | By: Emily Crockett | Friday, February 27, 2015
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From faithful garden correspondent Scout211: I am sending some pics from Northern California to brighten up some Balloon Juicers’ winter blues out there in the cold and snowy areas of the East and Midwest. The first pics are in my raised bed veggie...
From: Balloon Juice | By: Anne Laurie | Sunday, March 1, 2015
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Moderator – Irene Calboli, Marquette Law School and National University of Singapore Carys Craig, Osgoode Hall Law School, York University - Deconstructing Copyright’s Choreographer: the Power of Performance (and the Performance of Power) Feminist...
From: Rebecca Tushnet | By: Rebecca Tushnet | Friday, February 27, 2015
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The tenuous (and likely temporary) truce in Ukraine may have put another feather in German chancellor Angela Merkel’s cap: It seemingly vindicates her Diplomatie statt Waffen (“diplomacy instead of weapons”) stand against Obama. And it’ll be...
From: Weekly Standard | By: Vanessa Neumann | Friday, February 27, 2015
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Ifyou’vepaidanyattentiontothissurprise-filledNBAseason,wordhasprobablyreachedyouaboutthecontinuedgrowthofAnthonyDavis,andtheenhancedplayofthe Pelicans.ThereislittlequestionNewOrleans’successbeginsandendswiththeplayofAD.Obviousproclamationsaside,nomanisanislandandbesideBatmanis—oratleastshouldbe—averycapableRobin....
From: With Leather | By: Spencer Lund | Friday, February 27, 2015
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We need to demystify the gaming industry.
From: The Kernel | By: Matt Oztalay | Sunday, March 1, 2015
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Leonard Nimoy, known more familiarly to fans around the world as half-Vulcan logician Mr. Spock, died at home in Bel-Air […]...
From: Los Angeles Times | By: margaretwappler | Friday, February 27, 2015
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The AAA Awards recognizes and awards outstanding creativity in the advertising field. More than 70 local agencies, individuals and students entered the AAA competition this year, for a total of 431 entries.
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