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Far more important than the white or wheat decision, is whether or not you heat your bread....
From: The Atlantic | By: Alexis C. Madrigal | Friday, October 17, 2014
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I should be in bed with my wife, but instead I'm holed up in the garage trolling the Internet. I am looking for Jane. I haven't seen her since 1974, when we both attended school in a small Kansas town called Hoisington. Haven't thought much about her...
From: Norfolk Virginian-Pilot | By: HamptonRoads.com | PilotOnline.com | Sunday, October 19, 2014
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Experts are coming around to the idea that infrequent, high-intensity exercise may be as healthy as regular but more relaxed workouts....
From: The Atlantic | By: Ian McMahan | Saturday, October 18, 2014
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I still can't quite let it go.The post The Thing I Regret Most About My Wedding appeared first on Babble.
From: Babble | By: Chaunie Brusie | Friday, October 17, 2014
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A walk in the woods:Ducks, observed from a footbridge:Stopping for linner:...
From: Ann Althouse | By: Ann Althouse | Saturday, October 18, 2014
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Eleven more General Motors facilities have achieved landfill-free status. The running total is 122 manufacturing and non-manufacturing operations spanning Asia, Europe, and South and North America that recycle, reuse or convert to energy all waste from...
From: Green Car Congress | By: Mike Millikin | Friday, October 17, 2014
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Saturday 10/18: Poetry Forum 2014. The New School, 10 a.m., $45 daily / $135 full pass.Melissa Buckheit reads poetry along with Corollary Press founder Sueyeun Juliette Lee. Berl’s Poetry Shop.Happy fifth anniversary Greenlight Bookstore. Celebrate...
From: The Rumpus | By: Ian MacAllen | Saturday, October 18, 2014
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Yes, but is it at least as big as its marketing? | ELLE Anna Wintour says in the documentary The September Issue that “there is something about fashion that can make people very nervous.” The fashion industry is known as the coolest industry, the...
From: College Fashion | By: Nare - Johns Hopkins University | Saturday, October 18, 2014
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Barbara Corcoran, of real estate and “Shark Tank” fame, still likes to spruce up around the Corcoran Group offices and keep things looking cheery — even though she sold the company in 2001. In an interview with LinkedIn executive editor Daniel...
From: The Real Deal | By: ChrisC | Saturday, October 18, 2014
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Richard Branson, one of the most exuberant and successful entrepreneurs of the last 50 years, stopped by our offices recently. As the conversation below suggests, one of his greatest strengths may be his ability to grasp all that's thrilling and inspiring...
From: Business Insider | By: Henry Blodget | Saturday, October 18, 2014
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Tourists in a foreign land may often come across as uncouth and ignorant to the local customs. Hence the People’s Republic of China took it upon themselves, to educate its citizens about the proper etiquettes to follow when overseas. However, the advertisement...
From: The Inquisitr | By: Alap Naik Desai | Saturday, October 18, 2014
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After the Senate scandal, Stephen Harper faced the greatest test of his power yet. The story of his fight back.The post Flirting with disaster: an exclusive excerpt from Paul Wells appeared first on Macleans.ca....
From: Macleans | By: Paul Wells | Saturday, October 18, 2014
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You might think that there's nothing more traditional in English weddings than a country garden setting, but Abby and Hoi's big day was anything but quaint! They took the traditional elements and turned them on their head. From the bride's short polka...
From: Rock and Roll Bride | By: Kat | Saturday, October 18, 2014
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Norwegian Ceramics Studio in an Old Ski Factory Written by  Robert Landon October 18, 2014Norwegian porcelain and ceramics studio MENT produces minimalist and monochromatic wares. The vases from Ment's Brodd collection take their inspiration from a...
From: Dwell | Friday, October 17, 2014
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Unilever Project Sunlight ambassador, Josh Duhamel and youth hunger activist, Joshua Williams #ShareAMeal by packing brown bag lunches for local families in need at the New York Common Pantry. Vanessa Hudgens and her boyfriend Austin Butler stayed at...
From: OK Magazine | By: Jaime Rabb | Friday, October 17, 2014
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Shannon Galpin didn't plan to break cultural norms and ride a mountain bike in Afghanistan. But she did, and her new book, "Mountain To Mountain," recounts her attempt to have a meaningful dialogue about women's role in Afghan society.
From: WBUR | By: Bill Littlefield | Saturday, October 18, 2014
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Help me identify a vaguely remembered TV movie from the late 1980s.I think I only saw a few minutes of this movie, but I've always wanted to track it down and see the rest. Here's what I remember: - This was a TV movie that (if my memory serves me) aired...
From: Ask Metafilter | By: orange swan | Friday, October 17, 2014
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We’ve seen a lot of concept art for locations in film, but we don’t highlight too many concepts of real-world spaces. But the planned Los Angeles expansion of the Alamo Drafthouse theater chain is reason to deviate from our typical pattern. We know...
From: SlashFilm | By: Russ Fischer | Friday, October 17, 2014
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It's not just because they think they're getting a deal....
From: The Atlantic | By: Joe Pinsker | Friday, October 17, 2014
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Beijing (AFP) - Thousands of runners battled thick smog at the Beijing Marathon on Sunday, with some athletes donning masks as air pollution soared to 16 times the maximum recommended level.Organisers rejected calls to postpone the race despite the soupy...
From: Business Insider | Sunday, October 19, 2014
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With the 4-1 Arizona Cardinals coming to Oakland this Sunday to face the Raiders still searching for their first win, there are a few storylines and match-ups worth following. Staring down the wrong side of history If the Raiders lose Sunday, it would...
From: Silver and Black Pride | By: Levi Damien | Sunday, October 19, 2014
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I'm what you'd call a foodie. There isn't anything I won't try at least once, and I fully judge a party based on it's menu. I know. But I've been to enough events with crustless triangle sandwiches to tell you that quality food is an absolute must....
From: Green Daily | By: Jacquelyn Clark | Friday, October 17, 2014
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An anonymous young man sat sniffling and crying on Sunday morning, head cradled in hands, glancing at a plain tree strung up with wilting roses and proteas. Barefoot and bloodshot, he did not want to speak – only to sit and think of his friend Joshua...
From: Sydney Morning Herald | Sunday, October 19, 2014
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Just when it seems like the best of the season is over, clumps of lovely schizostylis are bursting into lifeOur neighbours up the lane, who arrived here in the 1950s, have a garden that feels relaxed by time. It sits between the farmhouse and a hedged...
From: The Guardian | By: Dan Pearson | Sunday, October 19, 2014
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As part of The Virginian-Pilot's 2014 Dream Team of bakers, Eileen Ballance and Debbie Wilson of Norfolk went on to showcase their winning recipes at the State Fair of Virginia, where they placed first and second in their respective categories of candy...
From: Norfolk Virginian-Pilot | By: HamptonRoads.com | PilotOnline.com | Sunday, October 19, 2014
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My whirlwind weekend tour of Korea’s October festivals continues.  Yesterday, I took Anonymous_Family to Yeonan University’s Fall Flower Festival.   Here’s the only photo that I could crop out Anonymous_Kids: For those interested in a literal...
From: The Marmot's Hole | By: Anonymous_Joe | Sunday, October 19, 2014
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I hope this isn’t too much information, but I am pants-less right now. I am wearing glorified tights. I am Homer Simpson, yelling at anybody who will listen, and asking them, “Don’t you hate pants?” I don’t, but I love leggings. And thankfully,...
From: Fashion Magazine | By: Anne T. Donahue | Friday, October 17, 2014
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Freida Pinto shows off her toned legs in a floral dress while exiting a nightclub on Friday (October 17) in West Hollywood, Calif. The 30-year-old actress was joined by a few close friends while celebrating her birthday one day early. PHOTOS: Check out...
From: Just Jared | By: Just Jared | Sunday, October 19, 2014
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Blake Lively is one stunning mom-to-be. The former Gossip Girl star was glowing as she hit the red carpet at the God's Love We Deliver Awards in New York City Thursday, showing off her baby bump for the first time since making her pregnancy announcement....
From: Just So You Know | By: Brandi Fowler | Friday, October 17, 2014
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A hand-held bag I made looking like the medieval houses in Dijon, France. Its all hand-made complete with embroidered flowers ^_^
From: Burda Style | Sunday, October 19, 2014
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Investigators found rape kits, drugs, cash and a human skull among 1,000 missing items from a Eugene police evidence warehouse. One worker allegedly used evidence to decorate her cubicle and seized fertilizer to feed office plants.
From: OregonLive | By: The Associated Press | Saturday, October 18, 2014
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With the 4-1 Arizona Cardinals coming to Oakland this Sunday to face the Raiders still searching for their first win, there are a few storylines and match-ups worth following. Staring down the wrong side of history If the Raiders lose Sunday, it would...
From: Silver and Black Pride | By: Levi Damien | Saturday, October 18, 2014
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This week we're celebrating the tea-length, the mini, and the cocktail — that's right, it's short dress week! Today we've got superhero groomsmen, chemical compound necklaces, a pocket-sized Incredible Hulk, and a super cute tea-length dress. Recent...
From: Offbeat Bride | By: Offbeat Editors | Friday, October 17, 2014
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Weekly Kitten: Sleepy felines in the breakfast nook. When they’re not being used to transport groceries, those are Harriet’s boxes. This closet detox cheat sheet is just plain brilliant. Currently lusting after the Seacliff Coat from Curator. Such...
From: Already Pretty | By: Sally | Friday, October 17, 2014
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Blake Lively’s baby bump made its red carpet debut at the God’s Love We Deliver Golden Heart Awards in NYC last night. (Yes, I hate the shit out of myself for typing that sentence.) Blake proved that the only things you need to make a stunning maternity...
From: Dlisted | By: Michael K | Friday, October 17, 2014
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These days, drinking more water seems to be the solution for everything from weight loss to youthful skin. In fact, we've taken our obsession with water so far that the medical community is actually warning people that drinking too much water can be...
From: Mother Jones | By: Indre Viskontas | Friday, October 17, 2014
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Updated from 6:27 a.m. EDT NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Here are 10 things you should know foraFriday, Oct. 17: 1. -- U.S. stock futuresawereahigher on Friday and European stocks gained following a wildaThursday whenathe Nasdaqadipped briefly into correction...
From: TheStreet | By: Joseph Woelfel | Friday, October 17, 2014
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Lana Del Rey cast a lingering spell over the Hollywood Forever Cemetery in Los Angeles last night (October 17) with the first of two surprise shows at the unusual venue. From the moment I walked through the wrought-iron gates and slowly made my way...
From: Idolitor | By: Mike Wass | Saturday, October 18, 2014
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Six games into the second season of the Mike McCoy/Tom Telesco era it has become wonderfully, gloriously obvious, that this is a different San Diego Chargers team than we have dealt with over the last few years. Over the last 4-5 seasons, I was (half)...
From: Bolts from the Blue | By: Matthew Stanley | Saturday, October 18, 2014
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While this is partly inspired by the old Sam Hoff season-as-innings feature, I’m not going to go into statistics too much, least of all cumulative team stats. No, I’m going to recap the games, because the games are what happened. (You might be surprised...
From: Detroit Tiger Weblog | By: Smoking Loon | Saturday, October 18, 2014
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Vanuatans prepare for protest Many environmentally related posts appearing at Daily Kos each week don't attract the attention they deserve. To help get more eyeballs, Spotlight on Green News & Views (previously known as the Green Diary Rescue) appears...
From: Daily Kos | By: Meteor Blades | Saturday, October 18, 2014
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Vegetarian, hippie girl with dread locks wears brand name clothing?
From: Elephant Journal | By: elephant journal | Saturday, October 18, 2014
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The messy scenes on Friday that ended with the cancellation of the West Indies’ tour of India were just a further sad indictment of the current state of the game in the Caribbean, which has been in decline now for the past 20 years. However, unless...
From: Bleacher Report | By: Richard Morgan | Saturday, October 18, 2014
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Whether you’re traveling on business or avoiding rain-filed cloud, sometimes you’re stuck indoors while on vacation with little to do; but the best hotels have features that are ideal for those not-so-great sightseeing days. An indoor spa, welcoming...
From: Oyster Blog | By: Lara Grant | Saturday, October 18, 2014
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The Who were the odd men out in Swinging London, angrily cutting through the phony Sixties optimism...
From: Telegraph | By: Helen Brown | Saturday, October 18, 2014
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Brandon Flowers has been big for the Chargers. John Gennaro of Bolts From The Blue discusses Sunday's Chiefs-Chargers game with me. We are inching closer to game day for the Kansas City Chiefs and San Diego Chargers. To learn more about the 2014 version...
From: Arrowhead Pride | By: Joel Thorman | Saturday, October 18, 2014
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Cleaning the gutters, checking under the house for leaks and making sure to shut off the sprinklers may be a pain, but a minor one compared to what could happen if you don't.
From: OregonLive | By: The Pecks, The Oregonian | Saturday, October 18, 2014
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Your daily dose of San Diego Chargers news & notes from around the web. Chargers vs. Chiefs preview - Eric Williams & Adam TeicherEric, the Chargers have the AFC’s best record but three of their wins came against some of the NFL’s weakest...
From: Bolts from the Blue | By: Richard Wade | Saturday, October 18, 2014
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In Passion Flower Anand an ambitious young botanist in search of the reportedly extinct Passiflora discovers the futility of an obsession that has distanced him from his wife and unborn child...
From: Hindustan Times | Saturday, October 18, 2014
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Goooood Morning! Not sure about you guys, but I needed the weekend. It's going to be lovely here in Jersey too. Maybe not a lovely as San Diego, but whatever. That's where the Kansas City Chiefs are headed later today for their game against the Chargers....
From: Arrowhead Pride | By: NJ Chiefs Fan | Saturday, October 18, 2014
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