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Sixteen Photos of the Things You Need to Make a Pot Farm Run Right by Dominic Holden Do you realize how onerous the state's rules are for pot farms? The requirements are dizzying—the surveillance you have to have, the fences you have to build to a...
From: The Stranger | By: Dominic Holden | Wednesday, August 27, 2014
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In the wake of devastating floods that hit Serbia in May 2014, several local websites that published materials that criticized the government's relief efforts suffered technical attacks.
From: Global Voices | By: Global Voices | Tuesday, August 26, 2014
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My primary financial goal is what I call financial independence. Though financial independence can have a number of meanings, I define it as being a state in which I no longer have to actively work for money and my savings and investments cover all of...
From: The Simple Dollar | By: Trent | Tuesday, August 26, 2014
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Ferns look lovely indoors, but they can be fussy to grow. What's the secret of success?
From: Christian Science Monitor | Wednesday, August 27, 2014
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British rose breeder David Austin introduces six new English roses for 2013.
From: Christian Science Monitor | Wednesday, August 27, 2014
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Gaillardia, or blanket flower, is an easy-to-grow perennial for hot, sunny spots. Here's a new cultivar, Commotion Moxie, that has much to offer flower gardeners....
From: Christian Science Monitor | Wednesday, August 27, 2014
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Corydalis ochroleuca, or yellow-white blooming corydalis, is a shade-loving perennial that begins blooming in spring and continues for months....
From: Christian Science Monitor | Wednesday, August 27, 2014
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When peonies bloom in spring, it's time to think about adding more next season. Singles or doubles may be the question.
From: Christian Science Monitor | Wednesday, August 27, 2014
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Now's the time to plan a bee-friendly garden.
From: Christian Science Monitor | Wednesday, August 27, 2014
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Fat flowers from mophead hydrangeas dry on the bush and are easy to transform into natural Christmas decorations for tree, mantle, or table.
From: Christian Science Monitor | Wednesday, August 27, 2014
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Thousands of David Austin English Roses perfumed the Thames during Queen Elizabeth's Jubilee celebration. You can grow many of them.
From: Christian Science Monitor | Wednesday, August 27, 2014
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At the Naples Botanical Garden in sunny Florida, blossoms swirl as winter-weary bodies unfurl in the warmth and more than 150 acres of lush greenery....
From: Christian Science Monitor | Wednesday, August 27, 2014
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I'm not sure it was the Pirates' biggest win of the season, but watching from afar it sure felt like it. It may not even have been Ike Davis' biggest pinch-hit home run of the season -- back on April 5, he hit a walk-off grand slam to beat the Reds --...
From: ESPN | By: David Schoenfield | Wednesday, August 27, 2014
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It’s not just vampires who can stay eternally fresh faced and lithe of limb, UK pensioner Jane Pesch believes there’s nothing stopping women with free bus passes and dentures from strutting into the nearest bar on a pair of skyscraper heels and turning...
From: The Inquisitr | By: Tim Butters | Wednesday, August 27, 2014
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Walter White may have had a rough year, but Breaking Bad had a great one. The AMC drama practically swept the 2014 Emmy Awards tonight with five wins, including Best Drama Series. The only series to pick up more statuettes this year was Sherlock: His...
From: SlashFilm | By: Angie Han | Tuesday, August 26, 2014
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St. Louis County Police officers confront a crowd in Ferguson after Brown's shooting. David Carson/St. Louis Post-Dispatch/MCT/ZUMA Press   As darkness fell on Canfield Drive on August 9, a makeshift memorial sprang up in the middle of the street where...
From: Mother Jones | By: Mark Follman | Wednesday, August 27, 2014
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How Asher Brewing Company is building a better food system.
From: Grist | By: Eve Andrews | Tuesday, August 26, 2014
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Vicky and Ben chose a very unusual venue for their wedding, an old Victorian Railway station! Having somewhere so different meant that they could pretty much do what they wanted for their big day. They went all out adding personal, colourful touches.
From: Rock and Roll Bride | By: Kat | Wednesday, August 27, 2014
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My cousin and I are in matching dresses with purple buttons, lavender yarn in our braids. Our mothers take us to Sears Portrait Studio, where we sit together in front of a marbled blue sky. I’m into it, all of it.
From: The Rumpus | By: Claudia Smith | Wednesday, August 27, 2014
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A surprise departure, careful use of night-vision cameras, and several panic attacks make for an eventful episode...
From: Time | By: Melissa Locker | Wednesday, August 27, 2014
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Did you fall asleep during the 2014 Emmys? We don’t blame you. Award shows are really long and it was a Monday night, after all. Here’s the full winners’ list, so check to see if your favorites won! Lead Actor …...
From: OK Magazine | By: Kaitlin Menza | Tuesday, August 26, 2014
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Consider the size of your online presence—your Facebook account, which details your daily life and personal history; your email account, which contains a wealth of your personal and business communications; photos, music and documents you have stored...
From: Time | By: Doug Aamoth | Tuesday, August 26, 2014
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By Edward McAllister ST. LOUIS (Reuters) – More than 100 demonstrators marched peacefully in St. Louis on Tuesday demanding the arrest of a white police officer who shot and killed an unarmed black teenager in Ferguson, Missouri. The death of Michael...
From: The Raw Story | By: Reuters | Wednesday, August 27, 2014
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I was really excited when my turn for The Memory Garden by Mary Rickert came up at the library. I …Continue reading →...
From: So Many Books | By: Stefanie | Tuesday, August 26, 2014
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Health communicators from around the U.S. met last week to share and learn about evolving outreach strategies to connect with at-risk communities, to amplify the experiences of individuals coping with health issues, and to learn how to adapt health information...
From: AIDS.gov Blog | By: Michelle Samplin-Salgado | Tuesday, August 26, 2014
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Ever felt that your images are missing a certain je-ne-sais-quoi? I remember when I was a proud young shooter, I showed my images to my photography 101 teacher, ready for him to crown me the next best photographer he’s ever seen (Hey I was young)....
From: Digital Photography School | By: Olivier Duong | Tuesday, August 26, 2014
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Christine & Dawid planned their rustic-vintage wedding themselves, mixing in elements of the groom’s Polish heritage into the personalized ceremony. ~~~ The Details Bride’s Name: Christine Gauthier Groom/Partner’s Name: Dawid Badlak Venue(s):...
From: Wedding Bee | By: Real Weddings | Tuesday, August 26, 2014
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Last night happened, and now, for those of you who couldn't bring yourself to watch or are feeling a little nostalgic for the Bon Temps of yore, here is the last True Blood recap The Mary Sue will ever publish.
From: Geekosystem | By: Carolyn Cox | Monday, August 25, 2014
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With the discriminatory cause that defined her professional life now all but settled (by her own admission), longtime anti-equality activist Maggie Gallagher Srivastav has found a new creative outlet. The National Organization For Marriage cofounder...
From: Good as You | By: G-A-Y | Tuesday, August 26, 2014
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“The president has arrived, the president has arrived,” chant youths in Mogadishu's Beerta Khaatka market, as armed men in trucks mounted with machine guns escort lorries with horns blaring through the throng. The joking salutation is not for Somalia's...
From: Voice of America | By: Reuters | Tuesday, August 26, 2014
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On second thought, Kerry Washington’s Emmy dress isn’t exactly Project Runway-levels of WTF (there’s not nearly enough peplums or random-ass fabric “flowers”). It’s actually closer in range to something Tina Knowles would have thrown together...
From: Dlisted | By: Allison | Tuesday, August 26, 2014
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The Huntington, a wonderful destination here in Los Angeles, has posted GIFs of the rare Corpse Flower blossoming. Read the rest...
From: Boing Boing | By: Xeni Jardin | Monday, August 25, 2014
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Government's role with dollar stores should be guarding against the value of the dollar, not larger dollar store companies
From: Reason | By: Ira Stoll | Monday, August 25, 2014
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In less than a few hours, our favorite stars will return to the red carpet for this year's Emmy Awards. And because this award show is one of the first big events to take place since the Fall 2014 ready-to-wear and haute couture shows, these A-list attendees...
From: Fashionologie | By: Kate-Schweitzer | Monday, August 25, 2014
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The2014EmmyAwards areofficiallyoverbutalotwentdownduringthisyear’sshow.AmustachioedBryanCranstongotabitrandy withJuliaLouis-Dreyfus,SarahSilvermanmighthavebeenabitstonedontheredcarpet,BillyCrystalgaveatouchingtribute tofriendRobinWilliamsandGwenStefanishowedusallthecorrectway...
From: Warming Glow | By: jess2128 | Tuesday, August 26, 2014
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Ask a pregnant woman one of the hardest occasions to dress for, and she'll likely say a formal affair. But unlike a friend's wedding or a holiday party, an award show puts that bump on quite a display - which is why it's so much fun to see how expectant...
From: Fashionologie | By: Rebecca-M-Gruber | Tuesday, August 26, 2014
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Getty Did you fall asleep during the 2014 Emmys? We don’t blame you. Award shows are really long and it was a Monday night, after all. Here’s the full winners’ list, so check to see if your favorites won! Lead Actor in a Drama Series Bryan Cranston,...
From: Showbiz Spy | By: Kaitlin Menza | Tuesday, August 26, 2014
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Ending his longest-ever break between albums, Prince announced this morning that he is coming back soon with not one but two full-lengths. One is titled Plectrum Electrum, which was recorded with new band 3rd Eye Girl and will feature a few previously...
From: Double X | By: Forrest Wickman | Monday, August 25, 2014
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In the midst of wedding preparations here in Chicago, I have totally whiffed on flowers. We want to Midwest prairie flower corsages and such for our wedding this Saturday based around some milkweed pods we've been saving. We tried Kennicott's to no avail...
From: Ask Metafilter | By: HeroZero | Monday, August 25, 2014
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From the 19th-century "morbid defect of moral control" to the modern understanding of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder...
From: The Atlantic | By: Timothy Denevi | Monday, August 25, 2014
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Up-to-the-minute updates of all the hardware being handed out at the 2014 Emmys
From: Time | By: Eric Dodds | Tuesday, August 26, 2014
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The curtain is up and the 66th annual Emmy Awards are underway, as Seth Meyers emcees the festivities honoring the best on TV. Ty Burrell took the first trophy of the evening. By the end of the night, we'll find out if “Breaking Bad” can win one...
From: The Wrap | By: Tony Maglio and Linda Ge | Tuesday, August 26, 2014
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The 65th annual Primetime Emmy Awards will air Sunday, September 22nd beginning at 8pm on CBS. Mediaite will be covering the show live as it happens and updating the winners for all categories (in bold) as they are announced.
From: Mediaite | By: Matt Wilstein | Monday, August 25, 2014
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Amanda Peet was one of the first stars to hit the Emmys red carpet in LA on Monday night, and she brought not only her husband, David Benioff, but also her baby bump! The actress let her stomach speak for the pregnancy news, and she proudly showed off...
From: GeekSugar | By: Lauren-Turner | Monday, August 25, 2014
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This is the first of four posts that showcase my client Karen’s warm weather casual style. Related posts: How to Wear Floral Patterns in Subtle Ways Karen’s Summer Style: Cropped Pants and Fuchsia Flats Karen’s Summer Style: White Jeans, Tee and...
From: You Look Fab | By: Angie | Wednesday, August 27, 2014
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Also see our report: How police desecrated Michael Brown's memorial that night. Below is a visual timeline detailing the events of August 9, from the time a Ferguson police officer shot and killed 18-year-old Michael Brown until about 10 p.m. that night,...
From: Mother Jones | By: Julia Lurie | Wednesday, August 27, 2014
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We are so excited to watch the 2014 Emmy Awards tonight and we thought it would be a good idea to refresh everyone’s memory on who is nominated tonight for awards! Leading the nominees this year is HBO’s Game of Thrones, which received 19 overall...
From: Just Jared | By: Just Jared | Monday, August 25, 2014
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I bought the fabric on sale for 2.50 EUR / M :) and I think that looks fantastic in this dress.
From: Burda Style | Wednesday, August 27, 2014
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Inside a nondescript garage-like workshop nestled between restaurants, a flower shop and jewelry stores along Main Street, ideas are taking shape.Click to Continue »...
From: Charlotte Observer | By: Associated Press (EMAUN KASHFI) | Wednesday, August 27, 2014
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MESA, Ariz. (AP) — Inside a nondescript garage-like workshop nestled between restaurants, a flower shop and jewelry stores along Main Street, ideas are taking shape....
From: Denver Post | By: Emaun Kashfi Associated Press | Wednesday, August 27, 2014
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