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By 2040, fossil fuels will still have a grip on a staggering 78 percent of the world energy market
From: Salon.com | By: Michael T. Klare, TomDispatch | Sunday, July 24, 2016
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HBO's "Vinyl" was an expensive flop, and Cameron Crowe's "Roadies" is fading fast — can this genre be saved?
From: Salon.com | By: Scott Timberg | Saturday, July 23, 2016
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Democrats need to get comfortable with using the term "working class" or risk losing those voters to Trump
From: Salon.com | By: Tamara Draut, BillMoyers.com | Saturday, July 23, 2016
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IBM, Nvidia, and Amazon could all benefit from the rise of the robots.
From: The Motley Fool | By: Leo Sun | Saturday, July 23, 2016
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A wild back and forth game, but the Twins won thanks to a 5-run 7th inning. It was a dark and stormy night in Boston, as the wind swirled up dust clouds and blew fly balls around unpredictably early in the game.  David Price struggled and the Twins...
From: Twinkie Town | By: less cowbell, more 'neau | Sunday, July 24, 2016
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In a cinematic ad that resembles a commercial for a steel industry trade association, a “super PAC” supporting Mr. Trump strikes a more optimistic tone.
From: New York Times | By: NICK CORASANITI | Saturday, July 23, 2016
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After a secretive two-year development and production process and a fake marketing campaign for a nonexistent film called “The Woods,” a new “Blair Witch” sequel was unveiled.
From: New York Times | By: BROOKS BARNES | Saturday, July 23, 2016
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Somewhere in the basements of Philadelphia, wordsmiths are crafting the messages of 2016.
From: The Atlantic | By: Christopher I. Haugh | Saturday, July 23, 2016
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When Hillary Clinton introduced her running mate to the nation, it was remarkable what topic got the crowd most excited: gun rights. Just the mention of the National Rifle Association Saturday prompted the room in Miami into a roar. At Brooklyn headquarters,...
From: Time | By: Philip Elliott | Saturday, July 23, 2016
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Every single parent has had that one moment, while looking at their baby's adorable face - those rosy cheeks, those pink pursed lips, those big wide eyes - when they stop and say to themselves, "Holy sh*t, my baby's pooping!" Babies make hilarious faces...
From: LilSugar | By: Kate Schweitzer | Saturday, July 23, 2016
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Duran v. Obesity Research Institute, LLC, No. D067917, 2016 WL 3913205 (Cal. Ct. App. Jun. 23, 2016)Duran sued ORI and Wal-Mart for allegedly falsely advertising the weight loss benefits of Lipozene and MetaboUp. The court approved a claims-made settlement...
From: Rebecca Tushnet | By: Rebecca Tushnet | Friday, July 22, 2016
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Spotify announced an innovative marketplace that will allow big ad tech companies to access data for 70 million of its users.  
From: Christian Science Monitor | Friday, July 22, 2016
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Last weekend, members of the first family of the American forest, the Cogars, will visit the Chicago area for one of competitive lumberjacking’s marquee events, the Stihl Timbersports Series’ U.S. Championships. A Cogar had won the national title...
From: New Yorker | By: Adam Doster | Friday, July 22, 2016
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The Wisconsin State Journal, Wednesday 23 July 1947. DB here: Today I turn 69. (Please keep the cheers discreet.) I was born in western New York State, but I’ve spent over forty years in Madison, Wisconsin. So for fun I thought I’d take a look at...
From: David Bordwell | By: bordwellblog | Saturday, July 23, 2016
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From Yves Saint Laurent's 1960s Piet Mondrian dresses to Elsa Schiaparelli's Salvador Dali lobster gown from 1937, fashion and art industries have always enjoyed a harmonious relationship. The latest collaboration to add to the list: Stella McCartney...
From: Allure | Friday, July 22, 2016
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By nearly any measure, Facebook has had a remarkable year. More than 1.65 billion people use the service every month,
From: Editor and Publisher | By: Nu Yang | Friday, July 22, 2016
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The lawsuit, one of at least three over the defunct Trump University.
From: Business Insider | Friday, July 22, 2016
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Nationwide class-action fraud suit over real estate seminar program on track for trial
From: Politico | By: Josh Gerstein | Friday, July 22, 2016
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Donald Trump on Thursday night capped the weirdest, wildest political convention in recent memory with a hot-blooded, 80-minute Cormac McCarthy novel of a speech that, despite extending well beyond the bounds of primetime on the East Coast, helped draw...
From: Ad Age | By: Anthony Crupi | Friday, July 22, 2016
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What kind of news will we consume in the future and more importantly, how will we access it? The experts battle it out.
From: The National Abu Dhabi | Sunday, July 24, 2016
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Match Group's metrics are looking good, but a lot hinges on the company’s ability to monetize one of their most popular apps -- Tinder.
From: The Motley Fool | By: Motley Fool Staff | Friday, July 22, 2016
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Thinking out loud … while wondering whatever happened to Burt Ward. — As Gotham’s Dark Knight, Batman, once said, “Storm’s comin’.” The Big 12 football media days wrapped up this week in Dallas, and the final item on the agenda involved...
From: WEEI | By: John Rooke | Friday, July 22, 2016
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It’s been an exciting and eventful Republican National Convention for more than just the politicians; reportedly Cleveland gay sex workers saw an extreme business boom during the event. Accoring to an RT report, male sex workers saw a surge in their...
From: The Inquisitr | By: Patricia Ramirez | Friday, July 22, 2016
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Yahoo Inc (YHOO.O) is focusing on U.S. telecommunications company Verizon Communications Inc (VZ.N) as the buyer of its core business after reviewing final bids that it received this week, sources told Reuters.
From: PE Hub | By: Reuters News | Friday, July 22, 2016
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These high-school diplomas aren’t worth the paper they’re printed on. A 25-year-old Bronx man advertised the sale of city Department of Education diplomas for $350 on Craigslist. “Email if seriously interested,” the ad read. “If [you’re]...
From: New York Post | By: Susan Edelman | Sunday, July 24, 2016
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As Democrats prepare to nominate its first woman as president, two female Democratic candidates vying for Congress will be home in Colorado.
From: Denver Post | By: Joey Bunch | Sunday, July 24, 2016
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Donald Trump has taken heretical positions on countless issues, from a border wall to John McCain's heroism to barring Muslim immigrants, and not backed down. Except for Israel. He said he'd be neutral on the conflict in February, but dropped that stance...
From: Mondoweiss | By: James North and Philip Weiss | Friday, July 22, 2016
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Little Uruguay Smokes Big Tobacco Uruguay has at last won its legal battle against a huge tobacco company and the victory will have wide-ranging implications concerning marketing, trademarks, international trade agreements and government health measures....
From: NextBillion | By: James Militzer | Friday, July 22, 2016
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Verizon is nearing a deal to buy Yahoo, beating out rival bidders for the iconic web pioneer, people familiar with the matter said.Verizon is discussing a price close to $5 billion for Yahoo's core internet business, one of the people said and the deal...
From: Ad Age | Friday, July 22, 2016
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Curious article Is scientific research flawed? on the AIG website. The author, Callie Joubert, is identified only by name and has no bio. The article correctly enumerates some of the problems with science, particularly medicine, and blames conflict of...
From: Panda's Thumb | By: Matt Young | Sunday, July 24, 2016
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#MakeAmericaGreatAgain#TrumpPence16 pic.twitter.com/gCzHX1nyxD — Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) July 24, 2016 Here is the new campaign advertisement Donald Trump just tweeted. It's about how much applause he got for his GOP convention speech. No,...
From: Little Green Footballs | By: Charles | Sunday, July 24, 2016
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Just an ad that happened to get served up on Meade's computer. Is the Hillary campaign copying Althouse?(Click to enlarge.)...
From: Ann Althouse | By: Ann Althouse | Sunday, July 24, 2016
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Once the WWE Draft finished up, WWE fan all across the world looked at the rosters as to who had the better group of wrestlers. The first two picks were Seth Rollins and Dean Ambrose. Rollins went to Raw, while Ambrose is headed to Smackdown when the...
From: The Inquisitr | By: Jon Fisher | Saturday, July 23, 2016
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Most smartphone and tablet users know the routine: You get a new device and there are dozens of new downloadable applications to help make using the device more fun and even more helpful. There are thousands of apps, from weather to banking to traffic...
From: Florida Times-Union | By: Drew Dixon | Saturday, July 23, 2016
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Tim Kaine laid out where he’s conservative in a 2005 ad for governor. I’m conservative on issues of personal responsibility,” Kaine said. “As a former Christian missionary, faith is central to my life. I oppose gay marriage, I support restrictions...
From: Liberaland | By: Alan | Saturday, July 23, 2016
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On a recent trip to Mega Bangna, I had a brochure thrust into my hand.
From: Bangkok Post | Saturday, July 23, 2016
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Benghazi played a significant part in the Republican National Convention attacks against Hillary Clinton this week, but the mother of one of the Benghazi victims is speaking out and telling them to stop politicizing.
From: Mediaite | By: Josh Feldman | Saturday, July 23, 2016
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Non-resident Indians living in the UAE are moving away from traditional routes of buying physical gold in the form of jewellery to more sophisticated investment options such as gold-linked ETFS and mutual funds.
From: The National Abu Dhabi | Friday, July 22, 2016
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Though I generally recommend foreign companies filing for trademarks in China avoid the Madrid system and file a national application – that is, an application directly submitted to the Chinese Trademark Office (CTMO) – the Madrid system does provide...
From: China Law Blog | By: Matthew Dresden | Saturday, July 23, 2016
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The Celtics are trying to make the best of what’s left of the free agent market. League sources confirmed Saturday to WEEI.com that the team will re-sign 26-year-old center Tyler Zeller for two years and $16 million, with the second year consisting...
From: WEEI | By: Mike Petraglia | Saturday, July 23, 2016
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Even before Indiana Governor Mike Pence was selected as the GOP vice presidential candidate, all three broadcast networks instructed viewers that he was a "staunch conservative" and "social conservative" who was "popular with the Tea Party." But those...
From: NewsBusters | By: Rich Noyes | Saturday, July 23, 2016
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Could your home pass for a Target decor ad, filled room to room with everything from lounge chairs, bar carts, trinket trays, and even a full set of plates and bowls in the kitchen cupboard? If so, then I get you. I understand you. Target has successfully...
From: CasaSugar | By: Adrienne Holland | Saturday, July 23, 2016
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One of horror cinema’s spookiest makes a return to theaters on September 16. The Lionsgate film previously marketed as The Woods is actually a sequel to the shaky-cam classic The Blair Witch Project. The new movie, titled Blair Witch, stars James Allen...
From: Flavorwire | By: Alison Nastasi | Saturday, July 23, 2016
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(AP Photo/LM Otero) Add incoming Texas Tech president Lawrence Schovanec to the list of folks endorsing Houston for Big 12 membership. A day after University of Texas officials, including president Greg Fenves, voiced support for UH, a statement from...
From: Yahoo Sports | By: Sam Cooper | Saturday, July 23, 2016
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The Santa Cruz County District Attorney's Office and prosecutors from six other counties won a $762,500 false advertising judgment against Shell Oil's fuel rewards program on Thursday.
From: Inside Bay Area | By: By Stephen Baxter, Santa Cruz Sentinel | Saturday, July 23, 2016
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Season seven of Pretty Little Liars is already getting to the meat of some of the show's biggest mysteries. Not only that, but we've just witnessed the liars' biggest mistake yet: the accidental (yet brutal) murder of Dr. Elliott Rollins. As we continue...
From: BuzzSugar | By: Ryan Roschke | Saturday, July 23, 2016
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The Santa Cruz County District Attorney's Office and prosecutors from six other counties won a $762,500 false advertising judgment against Shell Oil's fuel rewards program on Thursday.
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Kevin Durant’s OKC Thunder Jersey Selling For Only 48 Cents Basketball fans’ mouths were left agape when it was announced that OKC Thunder MVP Kevin Durant was taking his talents aboard the Golden State Warriors bandwagon. Similar to Cleveland Cavaliers...
From: Bossip | By: hiphopobama | Saturday, July 23, 2016
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When it comes to delivering the best proverbial bang for the buck, the social network towers above the competition.
From: The Motley Fool | By: John-Erik Koslosky | Saturday, July 23, 2016
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