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During a typical Fourth of July weekend, 1500 Esperanza St., a whitewashed deco warehouse in the Boyle Heights district of East Los Angeles, is deserted. But this year, a line snakes down the broken sidewalk out front and wraps around the bend of Union...
From: AdWeek | By: Robert Klara | Monday, July 28, 2014
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This singer-songwriter has been through hard times — but you wouldn't know it from his new album. It blossoms with inventive turns of phrase, quiet affection and a peculiar sweetness.
From: NPR | By: Jewly Hight | Monday, July 28, 2014
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Garden peeps: any idea what this might be?A weed, likely, but I can't remember if I planted anything in this pot or not and I don't want to pull it out if it might be useful. If it helps, it's winter currently in New Zealand and the pot was standing...
From: Ask Metafilter | By: New England Cultist | Sunday, July 27, 2014
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My nose runs all the time, despite not having a cold. I don't think I am allergic to anything - I don't have the itching or sneezing that goes with allergies, and being around animals or flowers doesn't make it worse. I don't have any sinus issues. Also...
From: Ask Metafilter | By: beccyjoe | Sunday, July 27, 2014
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ST. JOSEPH, Mo. -- Four days into training camp, there’s been no change of status for the Kansas City Chiefs' most accomplished cornerback. Sean Smith is still running with the second team behind starters Marcus Cooper and Ron Parker. This isn’t...
From: ESPN | By: Adam Teicher | Sunday, July 27, 2014
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Remember when buying pot meant scoring a dime bag in Washington Square Park? Well, good news: There are now 23 states where it’s legal to go weed shopping—like, in a store. Turns out, there’s a whole lot of stuff that can be made from THC, too...
From: AdWeek | By: Robert Klara | Monday, July 28, 2014
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Jon Lester’s stance isn’t changing. The left-hander wants to be with the Boston Red Sox...
From: NESN | By: Ricky Doyle | Monday, July 28, 2014
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ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — With the trade deadline now four days away, Red Sox left-hander Jon Lester remains one of the most fascinating candidates on the market. The left-hander is at the point where he wouldn’t be surprised by a trade, but the Sox...
From: WEEI | By: Alex Speier | Sunday, July 27, 2014
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Today's puzzle is a game of categories based on the word peony (a type of flower). For each category, name something in the category beginning with each of the letters P-E-O-N-Y.
From: NPR | By: Will Shortz | Sunday, July 27, 2014
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Based on a few vague memories, can you guys help me find a British TV series from the 80's? It involved roses, a maze and pairs of flying eyes that were spies for an evil sorcerer/king. It might be the TV show "Into the Labryrinth" but I can't tell for...
From: Ask Metafilter | By: ninazer0 | Sunday, July 27, 2014
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Air conditioners and central air systems are energy wasting mechanisms that come with a high price tag each month during the summer season. Thankfully, there is an interesting alternative to cool your house naturally: the Cold Pot, a low-tech device...
From: EcoSalon | By: Lauren Carfagno | Saturday, July 26, 2014
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WarnerBros.andZackSnyderdidtheirbest totryandblowthecrowdawayatComic-Con,butIthinkthey’vebeenbestedbyMarvel yetagain.NotonlydidtheybringnewsofGuardiansoftheGalaxy2andAnt-Man toHallH,buttheybroughtafantasticreelforAvengers:AgeofUltron thatgarneredastandingovation....
From: Gamma Squad | By: Andrew Roberts | Sunday, July 27, 2014
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What kind of virtual assistance can you get for $25 a month? Until I tried FancyHands I would have said “nothing worthwhile.” But my friend Chad Burton persuaded me to try them, and I’ve been pleasantly surprised. Under the “starter plan,”...
From: Ernie the Attorney | By: Ernie Svenson | Sunday, July 27, 2014
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When better photographers don’t get around to sending me garden pictures, I have to fall back on improvisation. These were taken yesterday, around 8pm, on a ten-year-old Coolpix camera. I swear the lighting looked just fine on its tiny screen! Those...
From: Balloon Juice | By: Anne Laurie | Sunday, July 27, 2014
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Dionna Fry spent last summer in Ethiopia, finding out how the locals liked a new kind of latrine that reduces the risk of disease — and can turn waste into fertilizer for a fruit tree.
From: NPR | By: Linda Poon | Saturday, July 26, 2014
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Ugh, just the phrase "saving money" can make it seem like a herculean task. But it doesn't have to be. There are plenty of ways to drop extra money into your bank account that don't require that much effort or thought on your part. Here are a number...
From: Fashionologie | By: Emily Co | Saturday, July 26, 2014
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The US has said it has temporarily evacuated its staff from the Libyan capital Tripoli over security concerns. Earlier this year Mary Wakefield discussed in The Spectator how David Cameron… Continue readingThe post Why doesn’t Cameron care about...
From: Spectator | By: Mary Wakefield | Sunday, July 27, 2014
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Marvel brought all of the Avengers — with the exception of a "very pregnant" Black Widow — down to San Diego, where the studio showed a long reel from Avengers: Age of Ultron that ended with Tony Stark standing over the lifeless bodies of his team,...
From: Mashable | By: Josh Dickey | Sunday, July 27, 2014
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We finally know the first of the Marvel films that Disney has been setting aside dates for: Guardians Of The Galaxy 2 will arrive July 28, 2017. That leaves five unidentified superhero flicks between November 2017 and May 2019. The announcement came...
From: Deadline Hollywood Daily | By: The Deadline Team | Sunday, July 27, 2014
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We’ve all been there.   You set your iPhone alarm to go off 90 minutes before you actually need to get out of bed, sternly deciding the night before that in that hour you’ll go make yourself sweat in an aerobics classroom at the gym down the street....
From: The Middle Finger Project | By: Jessica Manuszak | Saturday, July 26, 2014
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Watching the ocean inch up to your doorstep can be pretty stressful. Researchers are studying the ways climate change can undermine our well-being, and how we can bounce back....
From: Grist | By: Joanne Silberner | Monday, July 28, 2014
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Three children ranging from 4 to 12 were among the victims discovered Sunday in their home along with a long-barreled gun believed to have been used in their deaths....
From: WBZ-TV | By: Tim Wilson | Monday, July 28, 2014
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Genetic and nutritional influences on the root architecture of Brassicaceae species Nitrogen (N) is the quantitatively most important nutrient required by crops, however a considerable fraction of N fertilizer gets lost as runoffs with detrimental consequences...
From: Nature | Monday, July 28, 2014
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Sarah and Sudaman wanted their wedding to reflect both their cultures, English and Nepali. The reception was held at Buckinghamshire Railway Centre in Quainton. They took the space and added their own personal style to it which that meant lots of colour!...
From: Rock and Roll Bride | By: Kat | Monday, July 28, 2014
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The Miami Hurricanes open fall camp on August 5 at the newly resurfaced GreenTree Practice Fields, and a few storylines will demand headlines throughout the next month. Offensive skill positions unquestionably comprise the Hurricanes' biggest strength,...
From: Bleacher Report | By: David Kenyon | Monday, July 28, 2014
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David Zetland has a post from last year at Aguanomics that should stir some thoughts in What about Detroit.  Still relevant. I have followed Detroit’s fall with interest, mostly because I am hoping that an entrepreneurial government will allow a thousand...
From: Angry Bear | By: Dan Crawford | Saturday, July 26, 2014
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I’ve been going to more of these small get-togethers. I finally got around to hosting one here, too! I’m curious about this process of getting to know people better. I think I’m now more comfortable with conversation than I used to be, particularly...
From: Sacha Chua | By: Sacha Chua | Monday, July 28, 2014
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The first footage from Marvel’s upcoming The Avengers: Age of Ultron was revealed to an enthusiastic audience of nearly 7,000 at San Diego Comic-Con, stoking fan excitement for what is sure to be one of next summer’s biggest films. The Avengers footage...
From: The Inquisitr | By: Dustin Wicksell | Monday, July 28, 2014
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Minneapolis police, mayor asked public to “withhold judgment” as Al Flowers recovers from head wounds.
From: Minneapolis Star Tribune | By: Pat Pheifer | Sunday, July 27, 2014
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Do you want to create a stunning fall wreath?  If you would like to make one, get over to “Our Everyday Art” hosted by Emily and Jaime.  They are showing us how to make this “Fall Felt Wreath” with felt mums or sunflowers and they show you...
From: Craft Gossip | By: Linda Lanese | Sunday, July 27, 2014
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The pistils, or white strands that mark the blooming of marijuana flowers, have turned amber, the color of money to the pot farmers inside a Sodo warehouse. It’s time for the first harvest of “West Seattle Kush” by AuricAG, one of the pioneering...
From: Free Republic | By: The Seattle Times | Sunday, July 27, 2014
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It's the property dispute that ticks all the boxes, including claims men are "pussycats at home"....
From: Sydney Morning Herald | Sunday, July 27, 2014
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Sons of Anarchy footage dropped at San Diego Comic-Con in Hall H on Sunday, and from the looks of things, this final season will be one brutal ride. While the footage will probably hit the web shortly, all we can do now is cling to the lowdown provided...
From: The Inquisitr | By: Aric Mitchell | Sunday, July 27, 2014
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There wasn’t much going on in the garden this week, at least not with the gardener. A bit of heat, …Continue reading →...
From: So Many Books | By: Stefanie | Sunday, July 27, 2014
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Elle Fanning is fab in floral while posing on the press line for her film The Boxtrolls during 2014 Comic-Con on Saturday afternoon (July 26) in San Diego, Calif. The 16-year-old actress was joined by her co-stars Ben Kingsley and Isaac Hempstead-Wright...
From: Just Jared | By: Just Jared | Sunday, July 27, 2014
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The Bengals are conducting their first practice in full pads, as well as the epic Oklahoma Drill that players and coaches are starting to care less for. We review a handful of injuries heading into Sunday's practice. Cincinnati Bengals cornerback Dre...
From: Cincy Jungle | By: Josh Kirkendall | Sunday, July 27, 2014
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Check out the Armenian Cucumber that my little brother Robert and his wife Nicole just harvested from their Middle Tennessee garden this week. Wowza! I’m definitely planting these next year. Making this photo even better than it already is is the fact...
From: Mamapundit | By: Katie Allison | Sunday, July 27, 2014
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Wall flower, Dali City © Sophie Beach for China Digital Times (CDT), 2014. | Permalink | No comment | Add to del.icio.us Post tags: Download Tools to Circumvent the Great Firewall...
From: China Digital Times | By: Sophie Beach | Sunday, July 27, 2014
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Jon replacing the top beam on the swingset. Moses takes a nap. Birdie’s on the hunt for worms. Rosie sometimes looks like she’s wider than she is tall. My little potted fig tree. I’m pruning it into a single stem tree and away from the three-trunked...
From: Mamapundit | By: Katie Allison | Sunday, July 27, 2014
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Marvel has edited footage from its "Avengers: Age of Ultron" panel at San Diego Comic-Con for fans to enjoy.  Don't get too excited. There isn't footage of the "Avengers" sequel below, but it's worth a watch if you want to see one of the biggest cast...
From: Business Insider | By: Kirsten Acuna | Sunday, July 27, 2014
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Logan Darnell had his moments, but the game belonged to Chris Sale and the Chicago offense. It started well for Logan Darnell. It really did. He sent down the White Sox 1-2-3 in the first and struck out the first two batters he saw in the second, but...
From: Twinkie Town | By: Jesse | Sunday, July 27, 2014
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It's the property dispute that ticks all boxes - a bitter marriage breakdown, a bizarre late-night deal, and claims the city's men are "pussycats at home"....
From: Sydney Morning Herald | Sunday, July 27, 2014
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Jennifer Aniston has decided to go for the beach motif! Aniston’s wedding planner, Kevin Lee, spilled that the Friends alum will be tying the knot with Justin Theroux at a beach outside the country. According to a report by Hello Magazine, Jennifer...
From: The Inquisitr | By: Asher Bayot | Sunday, July 27, 2014
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It's being dubbed Sydney's War of the Roses: a bitter marriage breakdown, a bizarre property deal and claims the city's men are being turned from daytime lions to "pussycats at home"....
From: Sydney Morning Herald | Sunday, July 27, 2014
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Photos: ELLE Remember two summers ago, when maxi dresses were the hottest new fashion trend? They were everywhere. Eventually, though, most girls, myself included, found themselves getting a little bored with the look. This summer, I’ve noticed a...
From: College Fashion | By: Katy - Haverford College | Sunday, July 27, 2014
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These may not be your grandmother's cakes... but I bet she'd love them. (By Papillon Cakes, website currently disabled) Rickrack and strawberries? Yes, please!   If we learned anything from Grandma's house, it's that you can never have too many floral...
From: Cake Wrecks | By: Jen | Sunday, July 27, 2014
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As a beginner veggie gardener, I am puzzled by my melon situation. Or rather, by my LACK of melons situation. As you can see by the photo below, I have plenty of cantaloupe vine growing, and maybe you can even see the healthy-looking yellow flowers on...
From: Mamapundit | By: Katie Allison | Sunday, July 27, 2014
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Something strange happened on Saturday night. Human hangover Lindsay Lohan was scheduled to appear at a press conference for The White Party in Linz, Austria, and she managed to arrive looking semi-sober, semi-clean, and standing upright. WHAT IS THIS...
From: Dlisted | By: Allison | Sunday, July 27, 2014
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Sunday, July 27, 2014 Induction Sunday Cooperstown, NY — After months of anticipation, the annual Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony will begin today at 12:30 p.m., CT, at the Clark Sports Center, which is located just a mile south of the Hall. During...
From: Inside the White Sox | By: Scott Reifert | Sunday, July 27, 2014
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