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While I like to think that all of our DIY couples are perfectly made for one another, it’s always thrilling to meet two people who are simply destined to be together – like Amy & Jon – no matter how long it takes. Their story made me cry (and...
From: DIY Bride | By: DIY Bride | Monday, March 2, 2015
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For many physicians, normal pressure hydrocephalus, or NPH, doesn’t come to mind when they see people with cognitive and gait problems, although it is one of the few treatable causes of dementia....
From: Kaiser Health News | By: Roni Caryn Rabin | Tuesday, March 3, 2015
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Photos reveal the hazardous work of Sulfur miners at Kawah Ijen's crater in eastern Java, Indonesia.
From: Time | By: Michelle Molloy | Tuesday, March 3, 2015
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When mothers need day care for their children, the best person to turn to might be another mother. That's the lesson of the new cooperative nurseries in an Indian state.
From: NPR | By: Ankita Rao | Monday, March 2, 2015
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She made clothes out of curtains and directed elaborate puppet shows, but most importantly, she taught Georg and his children to love again....
From: The Atlantic | By: Sophie Gilbert | Monday, March 2, 2015
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The bright, zesty flavor of oranges always pair well with rich, creamy chocolate. It is versatile enough to be a good match for dark, milk and white chocolates, but even though it can pair with a wide range of flavors, I often find that chocolate and...
From: Baking Bites | By: Nicole | Monday, March 2, 2015
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I have been reading creepy things, and listening to creepy stuff while I read those creepy things, and have arrived unprepared at the horrifying realization that I do not have as much weird, unsettling, mysterious music as I should. Help me fix that--before...
From: Ask Metafilter | By: byanyothername | Monday, March 2, 2015
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Just as they can remember different flowers, bumblebees can forget them, too, researchers have discovered....
From: New York Times | By: SINDYA N. BHANOO | Monday, March 2, 2015
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What is the healthiest way to keep everyone caffeinated?...
From: The Atlantic | By: James Hamblin | Monday, March 2, 2015
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Who is the Gucci girl?  Under Tom Ford, you knew who she was.  She had powerful allure and either you wanted to be her or at the very least,  you commended her bravado.  Under Frida Giannini, she was a bit elusive.  Did you ever know her in real...
From: Style Bubble | By: susie | Monday, March 2, 2015
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One of Latin America’s greatest conservationists teaches the virtue of a natural landscape. The post Stanley Heckadon-Moreno’s Gift to Panama Is Clean Rivers, Magnificent Tropical Forests appeared first on Circle of Blue WaterNews....
From: Circle of Blue WaterNews | By: Keith Schneider | Monday, March 2, 2015
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Bad news for those planning to do anything other than look at art this week: Your week is fucked. It’s Armory Week, which for art professionals and lovers alike means a marathon of art-viewing practically guaranteed to hurt your eyes at some point....
From: Art Fag City | By: Paddy Johnson and Corinna Kirsch | Monday, March 2, 2015
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Last night on The Walking Dead, Rick (Andrew Lincoln) and the gang finally entered the Alexandria Safe Zone. But is Alexandria really as safe as it seems? And if it isn’t safe, who is in more danger: Rick’s hardened band of survivors, or the people...
From: The Inquisitr | By: Diana Price | Monday, March 2, 2015
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A photo posted by Gucci (@gucci) on Mar 1, 2015 at 4:17am PST Hair accessories: they’ve been a beauty trend for a few seasons, but while they look amazing on Karlie Kloss coming down the runway, they can sometimes be too theatrical to pull off IRL....
From: Fashion Magazine | By: Sarah Daniel | Monday, March 2, 2015
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We can't think of a better way to celebrate the end of award show season than a 10 day getaway in Bora Bora for your honeymoon! The first few months of 2015 were crazy for Benedict Cumberbatch. The Imitation Game actor found out his now-wife Sophie Hunter...
From: Perez Hilton | By: Perez Hilton | Monday, March 2, 2015
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A pair of sunglasses promised a miracle....
From: The Atlantic | By: Oliver Morrison | Sunday, March 1, 2015
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I'm sure if I were to marry somebody with the last name of Valentine, I'd pretty much demand to be married on Valentine's Day. I'm pleased that, apparently, Rick and Shaun are just as corny -- er, sentimental. Recent Comments Katie: A beautiful and amazingly...
From: Offbeat Bride | By: Chris Wolfgang | Monday, March 2, 2015
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There was never really any question that our ideal wedding would be on the Cape. Mr. H and I have been going there every summer since we were babies,and since we started dating in 2005, we’ve been coming here together as … read more...
From: Wedding Bee | By: Miss Hammerhead | Monday, March 2, 2015
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What operation on a camera could possibly be more simple than pressing the shutter button to take a picture? There’s not much to it, really –  you look through the viewfinder (or at the LCD screen on the back of the camera), press a button with...
From: Digital Photography School | By: Simon Ringsmuth | Monday, March 2, 2015
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The calendar has turned to March, meaning we're inching ever closer to the onset of the 2015 MLB regular season. Spring training is now in full swing for all 30 teams. Pitchers are throwing bullpens and hitters are taking their hacks in the cage in preparation...
From: Bleacher Report | By: Kenny DeJohn | Monday, March 2, 2015
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Please help me figure out what science fiction story this is. Here's what I believe I remember correctly (but we all know how fallible/inaccurate memory is):Plot/story elements: I think the protagonist was female. She was on a quest of some sort, in...
From: Ask Metafilter | By: dancing leaves | Monday, March 2, 2015
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Mary McMyne reviews Jeannine Hall Gailey's The Robot Scientist's Daughter today in Rumpus Poetry.
From: The Rumpus | By: Mary McMyne | Saturday, February 28, 2015
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This pair was torn between lobster and steak and a small courthouse elopement, so they compromised with a heavily DIYed and super adorable cottage in the forest backyard-style wedding. Get ready for eclectic (and budget-friendly!) centerpieces, a sweet...
From: Offbeat Bride | By: Offbeat Editors | Monday, March 2, 2015
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Diminutive spitballing reliever became batting practice pitcher for 1917 White Sox A few weeks weeks ago, John Thorn, the official historian of Major League Baseball, gave a lecture at the Albany (N.Y.) Institute of History and Art, as part of the...
From: South Side Sox | By: Jim Margalus | Sunday, March 1, 2015
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Julio Cortázar and Gabriel Garcia Marquez brought Latin American fiction to the attention of the world. Now a young crop of writers are trying to move beyond magical realism--a new anthology charts the diverse approaches.
From: Open Letters Monthly | By: Daniel Green | Sunday, March 1, 2015
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Hoping there are some US Mefites who are literary gardeners and might have an answer to this one: is there a US online retailer or other source for Tagetes erecta "Man-on-the-moon" (aka Man-in-the-moon) seeds?I've got it in my head that I'd like to grow...
From: Ask Metafilter | By: Creosote | Sunday, March 1, 2015
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Today I am excited to be reviewing the book “Duct Tape: 101 Adventurous Ideas for Art, Jewelry, Flowers, Wallets and More by Forest Walker Davis.” To start with, here’s a little bit about it: “Move beyond the wallet with … Read More......
From: Craft Gossip | By: Katie Smith | Tuesday, March 3, 2015
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Pictured: Banana Pudding Pie recipe from CHOW Bananas really are the ideal fruit. They’re a natural fit for breakfast, after school, or before a workout, and they taste great blended in a smoothie, as the highlight of a peanut butter sandwich, and,...
From: Chow | By: Susannah Chen | Sunday, March 1, 2015
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Live updates from the Pool B match in CanberraIreland will not change their approach for South AfricaSend your thoughts to simon.burnton@theguardian.comOr tweet @Simon_Burnton 8.09am GMT 5th over: Ireland 25-3 (O’Brien 0, Balbirnie 4)Balbirnie becomes...
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MOSCOW (Reuters) - Several hundred Russians, many carrying red carnations, queued on Tuesday to pay their respects to Boris Nemtsov, the Kremlin critic whose murder last week showed the hazards of speaking out against Russian President Vladimir Putin....
From: Reuters | Tuesday, March 3, 2015
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MOSCOW (Reuters) - Several hundred Russians, many carrying red carnations, queued on Tuesday to pay their respects to Boris Nemtsov, the Kremlin critic whose murder last week showed the hazards of speaking out against Russian President Vladimir Putin....
From: The Star Malaysia | By: By Alexander Winning | Tuesday, March 3, 2015
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Several hundred Russians, many carrying red carnations, queued on Tuesday to pay their respects to Boris Nemtsov, the Kremlin critic whose murder last week showed the hazards of speaking out against Russian President Vladimir Putin....
From: CBC | By: Reuters | Tuesday, March 3, 2015
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LOS ANGELES -- A line of tents and people huddled in blankets filled the sidewalks of San Pedro Street on Monday morning in the heart of this city's Skid Row. The occasional police car drove by. In the middle of the block, flowers were piled next to...
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Residents of the rural Queensland town of Biddeston have started leaving floral tributes at the scene of a horrific family tragedy....
From: Sydney Morning Herald | Tuesday, March 3, 2015
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Are we seeing Cloward-Piven snowballing right now? My head has been spinning almost from the first day of Obama's presidency with the endless scandals, lawlessness, arrogance, destructive policies foreign and domestic, the breakdown of the system of...
From: Free Republic | By: Vanity | Tuesday, March 3, 2015
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Jennifer Metcalfe showed off her killer curves as she also attended the event www.metro.co.uk/
From: Showbiz Spy | By: Richard Head | Sunday, March 1, 2015
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With the news earlier that the NFL's salary cap will be 143.28 million firm, where does that leave the Broncos? Before Demaryius Thomas Before the Franchise Tag that was placed on Demaryius, the Broncos had a team cap of 149.504 million, expenditures...
From: Mile High Report | By: Bronco Mike | Tuesday, March 3, 2015
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FULLERTON – If you can’t find it, just follow your nose. The amorphophallus titanum – also known as the corpse flower or stinky flower because of the hideous odor emitted when in full bloom – is on display at the Fullerton Arboretum. Staffers......
From: Orange County Register | By: By LOU PONSI and MINDY SCHAUER | Monday, March 2, 2015
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Laurie is selling a set of vintage champagne glasses. She is asking $25. Have a wedding item for sale? Post it with pictures in the Weddingbee Classifieds, and you might see it featured on the blog! Other great items for … read more...
From: Wedding Bee | By: classifieds | Monday, March 2, 2015
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Where do the Giants' potential first round targets fall in Mike Mayock's positional rankings? With the 2015 scouting combine now in the rear view mirror, NFL Network draft expert Mike Mayock has released the second draft of his positional rankings....
From: Big Blue View | By: Raptor22 | Monday, March 2, 2015
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MIAMI -- Rising sea levels and invasive species increasingly threaten rare plants in Everglades National Park that have not yet recovered from damage caused by orchid collectors long ago or attempts to drain the swamps, according to a 10-year survey...
From: Tampa Tribune | Monday, March 2, 2015
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The NFL offseason, at this point, feels basically like one long Path to the Draft episode. Everything relates to the selections the teams make at the annual spectacle—players retiring, the Senior Bowl, the NFL Scouting Combine, pro days and, of course,...
From: Bleacher Report | By: Timothy Rapp | Monday, March 2, 2015
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MILAN (AP) — The final day highlights of Armani and DSquared2 always make a rather odd pairing, representing in many ways the two poles of Milan fashion.
From: St. Louis Post-Dispatch | Monday, March 2, 2015
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Floral nail art manicures have been perfected within the last couple years, thanks largely in part to picture-perfect nail wraps. The rest of the responsibility, though, falls onto the shoulders of nail artists, both professional and amateur, as they...
From: Broke and Beautiful | By: Lindsay Ginn | Monday, March 2, 2015
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When it comes to sex, most plants aren't picky. They take just about any pollen that lands in the right spot. But Canadian scientists have found a tropical flower that's surprisingly fickle, holding out for an encounter with just the right kind of hummingbird....
From: CBC | By: Emily Chung | Monday, March 2, 2015
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Onlastnight’sepisodeofTheWalkingDead,RickGrimesandhismotleycrewgottheirfirsttasteoflifeintheAlexandriaSafeZone,akeyportthatmayserveasthebaseofoperationsforquiteawhileifthecomicbookstorylineisfollowed.DuetotheimportanceofAlexandriaandwhatitcouldmeanfortheshowanditscharacters,itseemedrighttolookatthewaysthatlastnight’sepisodedidanddidn’tstayinlinewithitscomicbookcounterpart....
From: Gamma Squad | By: jason Tabrys | Monday, March 2, 2015
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When it comes to creating outfits, one of my favorite things to do is play with texture. It instantly elevates any look, and doesn’t take much effort to do so. For this week’s Fabulous Find, I spotted a textured top that could easily become a go-to...
From: College Fashion | By: Ashley - Assistant Editor | Monday, March 2, 2015
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The line, which launches this month, will be sold exclusively at Sports Authority’s 446 locations in the U.S. and sportsauthority.com.
From: Women's Wear Daily | By: Sharon Edelson | Monday, March 2, 2015
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Kate Middleton's put some spring in her step — and her maternity wardrobe....
From: New York Daily News | By: BETH STEBNER | Monday, March 2, 2015
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The end of the NFL Scouting Combine and the looming start of free agency have helped make major changes on the mock draft favorites inside the NFC North.  The combine provided an intimate look at this year's draft class, allowing analysts to mostly...
From: Bleacher Report | By: Zach Kruse | Monday, March 2, 2015
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