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From: The Atlantic | By: Adrienne LaFrance | Saturday, May 28, 2016
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This article first appeared over at Clark Howard.com. Remember the days before internet? You know, when your main resource to research how to do anything was at best your grandparents’ dusty set of encyclopedias? Thankfully those days are behind...
From: The Non-Consumer Advocate | By: Katy | Saturday, May 28, 2016
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Ever since Katya Henry starred in Austin Mahone’s new music video, it seems like the two can’t get enough of each other. Austin Mahone and Katya Henry have released a series of new photos on social media that are making fans wonder if the couple...
From: The Inquisitr | By: Chanel Adams | Saturday, May 28, 2016
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Pin it Name: Kathryn Baugher of Up to Date Interiors Location: Okinawa, Japan Size: 1500 square feet Years lived in: 1 year It takes creativity, guts and energy to turn a plain space into something spectacular, and Kathryn's done it. The home in Okinawa...
From: Apartment Therapy | By: Adrienne Breaux | Saturday, May 28, 2016
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The fourth annual festival brought a mellow mood and a mosaic of art disciplines downtown, and helped benefit children's education along the way.
From: Denver Post | By: Ellis Arnold | Saturday, May 28, 2016
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Pin it Few things are more satisfying than growing your own food. Few things are more frustrating than being a garden lover trapped in a teeny-tiny apartment. What to do? Here are some gardening projects that will work on even the smallest patio or balcony...plus...
From: Apartment Therapy | By: Nancy Mitchell | Saturday, May 28, 2016
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It's that time again to look back on the month that was. We're doing a little early to pretend that May is already over. T'was a difficult month for your host with writer's block that wouldn't quit (which is not a common malady at TFE HQ) but we thank...
From: Film Experience Blog | By: NATHANIEL R | Saturday, May 28, 2016
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Ashton Irwin and Bryana Holly have rekindled their romance in the city of love! Despite the fact that they have been so off-and-on, it looks like 5SOS tour was the perfect time to give their love a second chance. The fact that his bandmate Luke Hemmings...
From: The Inquisitr | By: Jenny Cox | Saturday, May 28, 2016
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In the previous episode of “The Journey,” Aboud Shalhoub stood at the arrivals area in Amsterdam’s Schiphol Airport, holding a bouquet of tulips and tapping a pole with anticipation. Then his wife, Christine, and their two children rounded a corner,...
From: New Yorker | By: Ben Taub | Saturday, May 28, 2016
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It’s time to have some fun with your camera, and pop you out of the realistic rut you may not even know you’re in. It’s time to create some images based on color, light, emotion, and a lack of concern for sharpness or details. It’s time to play...
From: Digital Photography School | By: Peter West Carey | Saturday, May 28, 2016
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A playbook for saving us from our 2016 selves.
From: New York Magazine | By: Mandy Stadtmiller | Friday, May 27, 2016
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My entrance into puberty was interesting (to say the least) as I was going through it all being predominantly raised by a man. A man who was raised on a farm which tended to keep him a little behind on the social norms and made him very awkward around...
From: Zoot | By: Zoot | Friday, May 27, 2016
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“Political revolution”—it’s the notable phrase of campaign 2016. For those who are for it, and feel like they’re in it, it’s worth the effort to get clear what it means and how it might be achieved. Credit goes to Bernie Sanders for popularizing...
From: The American Prospect | By: Paul Booth | Friday, May 27, 2016
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In the Catalán feast of Sant Jordi, people celebrate a saint's feast by exchanging books and roses. Laura Calçada reports.
From: NPR | Friday, May 27, 2016
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OSO, Wash. (AP) — In a clearing 10 miles up a gravel logging road, freshly cut hemlock branches cover the root well of a wind-toppled fir. Atop the boughs, a bouquet of red, white and blue carnations left by detectives marks the grim discovery they...
From: Salon.com | By: Gene Johnson, Associated Press | Friday, May 27, 2016
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This week's best celebrity sightings. CHELSEA—Beyoncé and Jay Z were spotted exiting Del Posto, one of their favorite Italian restaurants in the city, on Tuesday. Bey wore a floral maxi dress with a leather jacket draped casually around her shoulders...
From: Racked | By: Channing Hargrove | Friday, May 27, 2016
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Parents of Twitter, you get us. The post Funniest Parenting Tweets of the Week appeared first on Babble....
From: Babble | By: Babble Editors | Friday, May 27, 2016
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Food is exempted, but what about catnip and flowers?
From: Reason | By: Jacob Sullum | Friday, May 27, 2016
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Live updates from Headingley, plus action from around the groundsEmail bowmanjam@hotmail.com | Tweet @JamieBowman77England v Sri Lanka: second Test, day three – live! 11.05am BST Welcome everyone from a hazy but warm Headingley this morning for this...
From: The Guardian | By: Jamie Bowman | Sunday, May 29, 2016
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Could the cornerback be the first domino of the offseason? The Patriots have a handful of priority players that will become free agents after the 2016 season, including edge defender Jabaal Sheard, linebackers Dont'a Hightower and Jamie Collins, and...
From: Pats Pulpit | By: Rich Hill | Sunday, May 29, 2016
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They are the new flower crowns, after all.
From: Who What Wear | Sunday, May 29, 2016
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It’s Memorial Day weekend and that means it’s time for people to head to the beach. While weather varies across the nation making a trip to the beach dependent upon Mother Nature, many people plan to spend Memorial Day and the weekend at the beach....
From: The Inquisitr | By: Charisse Van Horn | Sunday, May 29, 2016
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NEWPORT BEACH – The corner of 15th Street and Michael Place on Saturday brimmed with flowers, stuffed animals and notes left by friends and neighbors of Brock McCann. Here on Wednesday afternoon, the 8-year-old boy was with his bicycle coming home......
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With its cool back-story (founder Ben Gorham started life as a Swedish basketball star before transitioning into perfume) and pared-down yet reassuringly hefty packaging, Byredo is a very Wallpaper* brand. Its latest eau de parfum is called ‘Heliotropia’,...
From: Wallpaper Magazine | Thursday, May 26, 2016
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See sample pages from this book at Wink. Groundbreaking Food Gardens: 73 Plans That Will Change the Way You Grow Your Garden by Niki Jabbour, illustrations by Anne Smith, Elayne Sears and Mary Ellen Carsley Storey Publishing 2014, 272 pages, 8 x 10 x...
From: Boing Boing | By: Wink | Thursday, May 26, 2016
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Roger Stone Jr., who backs Donald Trump, in front of a Nixon campaign poster at his apartment in New York, August 13, 2015. (Jesse Dittmar / The New York Times) Right after Barack Obama's election in 2008, I flew off to Australia and New Zealand to attend...
From: Truthout | Friday, May 27, 2016
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another installment of the name-that-children's-book-with-no-details-about-title-or-author:it was a picture book; it came out or was out around 1993-1998; I have almost no memory of the plot...I read it as a child and it reappeared to me in my mind's...
From: Ask Metafilter | By: zingiberene | Thursday, May 26, 2016
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On the season premiere of the 2016 season of The Bachelorette, JoJo Fletcher was introduced to the 26 guys who were going to try to win her heart and her hand. After meeting them, though, she had to send six of them home and now it’s already down to...
From: The Inquisitr | By: Danny Cox | Sunday, May 29, 2016
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If the idea of getting your home company-ready is keeping you from hosting a dinner party or even your out-of-town in-laws, we can help. Sure, you could spend all day cleaning and decorating in anticipation, but who has the time? Here are the only things...
From: CasaSugar | By: Angela Elias | Friday, May 27, 2016
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[My friend Peter Sheridan is a Los Angeles-based correspondent for British national newspapers. He has covered revolutions, civil wars, riots, wildfires, and Hollywood celebrity misdeeds for longer than he cares to remember. As part of his job, he must...
From: Boing Boing | By: Peter Sheridan | Thursday, May 26, 2016
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I'm looking for blogs about unusual plants, collecting plants, growing plants...but not gardening blogs (necessarily).I found Plants are the Strangest People, which is pretty much exactly what I'm looking for...I'd like to read about any and all plant...
From: Ask Metafilter | By: lemonade | Thursday, May 26, 2016
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Flower power, what is the reason and what is the season? The post Flower Power ‘Giving & Receiving Flower Etiquette’ appeared first on Vanguard News....
From: Vanguard News Nigeria | By: Femi Ajasa | Saturday, May 28, 2016
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A key error and Aaron Blair's best start of the year gave the Braves their first series win at home and pushed them to 5-0 this season against the division rival Marlins. Well, the Braves may not be able to beat anyone else, but at least they can beat...
From: Talking Chop | By: Ivan the Great | Saturday, May 28, 2016
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"This is me. I’m being myself. I’m not oppressed." 
From: New York Magazine | By: Lindsay Peoples | Thursday, May 26, 2016
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And she's taught them more about life than any neighborhood game of tag ever could. The post My Kids’ Best Friend Is a 69-Year-Old Woman Named Sue appeared first on Babble....
From: Babble | By: Sara Lindberg | Thursday, May 26, 2016
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Two years ago I moved to Edmonton, Canada. Edmonton is the capital of the province of Alberta and, accurate or not, has a reputation for being cold and bleak, a city filled with oilfield workers, its coffers filled from deep oil wells. It was an abrupt...
From: Earth911 | By: Madeleine Somerville | Friday, May 27, 2016
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Blair and Chen face off in an afternoon contest. Will the Braves remain flawless against the Marlins? Find out this afternoon! Updated #Braves lineup for today: Daniel Castro batting 8th, playing SS. pic.twitter.com/JubskOlapk — Atlanta Braves (@Braves)...
From: Talking Chop | By: Ivan the Great | Saturday, May 28, 2016
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The Nike Air Zoom Pegasus 33 will be receiving some new upper options perfect for the warmer months ahead. The silhouette is currently available on NIKEiD and will be welcoming exclusive "Floral Solstice" graphics. Upon its release, you'll be able to...
From: Hypebeast | By: Hypebeast | Saturday, May 28, 2016
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between you and me i actually think i could fall for your demolition / recall my share of mortgage a friend injected at a fixed rate / teenage years returning with a dream of home / the back half built of something with a shelf life of canned fruit /...
From: 3AM Magazine | By: steven fowler | Saturday, May 28, 2016
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Talk about polite. The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have sent out a beautiful thank you note to those who sent letters offering the couple congratulations on their fifth wedding anniversary. The royal couple thanked people for congratulating them on...
From: The Inquisitr | By: Georgia Makitalo | Thursday, May 26, 2016
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The Heritage Garden features some 80 species of plants, including flowers like Gardenias and Bouganvilleas, and trees like Yellow Cow Wood.
From: Channel News Asia | Saturday, May 28, 2016
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New Bachelorette spoilers are out for Episode 2 of JoJo Fletcher’s adventure that is set to air on ABC on Monday, May 20. She has met her bachelors for the season and made her first eliminations and now it is time for the first dates. As the latest...
From: The Inquisitr | By: Stacy Carey | Saturday, May 28, 2016
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x YouTube Video On this Memorial Day weekend, President Obama devoted his weekly address to our fallen servicemembers. So this Memorial weekend, I hope you’ll join me in acts of remembrance.  Lay a flower or plant a flag at a fallen hero’s final...
From: Daily Kos | By: Hunter | Saturday, May 28, 2016
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By Gabrielle. Amanda seems like the sort of person who is running through life with open arms, trying to take as much of it in as possible. Her day is a flurry of distinctly diverse activities and she seems to change hats on the hour, but she begins...
From: Design Mom | By: Design Mom | Thursday, May 26, 2016
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Sixty-nine designer collections were showcased across 45 shows at the event’s central venue and a number of off-site, mostly harborside, locations.
From: Women's Wear Daily | By: Patty Huntington | Saturday, May 28, 2016
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Jessie and Adam's fall wedding had lots of traditions and symbolism in the Nordic ceremony. The pair and their wedding party carried logs with rune symbols which were burned ceremonially. Burning incense and herbs were sprinkled around the perimeter...
From: Offbeat Bride | By: Catherine Clark | Thursday, May 26, 2016
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"Don't think miniature roses are tender," said Kathrine Johnson, an Oregon State University Extension Service master gardener and past president of the Portland Rose Society. "They're a hardy rose and can live in temperatures as low as 10 degrees. You...
From: OregonLive | By: Kym Pokorny | For The Oregonian/OregonLive | Saturday, May 28, 2016
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To mark menstrual hygiene day on Saturday, WaterAid gave cameras to girls in the Sindhuli district in south-east Nepal to document the restrictions imposed on them during their period. From not being allowed to touch flowers or fruit, to having to eat...
From: The Guardian | By: Guardian Staff | Saturday, May 28, 2016
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Not many musicians have managed to dive into the fashion world as deep as Pharrell Williams. The singer and producer is at this point probably as known for the music as he is for the fashion. Next to running his own brand Billionaire Boys Club, Williams...
From: Selectism | By: David Fischer | Saturday, May 28, 2016
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Memorial Day weekend means the planting and outdoor garden season is officially in full swing. This summer, make it a family affair.
From: Denver Post | By: Betty Cahill | Saturday, May 28, 2016
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