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Ever since our post Needs Reboot, Scott had I have been working so hard re-vitalizing our business. We’ve been listening to podcasts, reading business manifestos, devouring great books, masterminding with smart people and having “Board of Directors” meetings with...
From: Steamy Kitchen | By: SteamyKitchen | Monday, September 29, 2014
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It’s in everything from Google ads to online dating.
From: Harvard Business School Publishing | By: Robert Litan | Monday, September 29, 2014
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President Xi Jinping and other solemn-looking Chinese leaders presented flower baskets and scores of ordinary people filed up to lay a single flower each Tuesday at the People's Heroes Monument in central Beijing to mark Martyr's Day....
From: Fox News | Tuesday, September 30, 2014
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Alice Robb discourages excessive gender-gap-awareness: The “bike gap” is the latest in a small spate of “gender gaps” that don’t seem worth our concern. At New York’s “The Cut,” Ann Friedman says women don’t feel “at home in the world...
From: The Atlantic | By: Andrew Sullivan | Monday, September 29, 2014
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By Value Plus Incentives: A Very Simple Business CSS Industries (NYSE:CSS) operates a consumer products business that virtually everyone takes for granted and that most investors are only too eager to overlook. The Company brands itself as a "designer,...
From: Seeking Alpha | By: Value Plus Incentives | Tuesday, September 30, 2014
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This morning, Phoebe Philo made it official: flowers and varying shades of crimson pair well together....
From: New York Times | By: MALINA JOSEPH GILCHRIST | Monday, September 29, 2014
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The prime minister of India, who was once denied entry to the United States for apparently turning a blind eye to deadly anti-Muslim riots during his tenure as chief minister of Gujarat, will be meeting with President Obama at the White House tonight....
From: The Atlantic | By: Andrew Sullivan | Monday, September 29, 2014
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With apparent naïveté, the UN insists on taking its cue from the very corporations who are responsible for degrading the planet, destroying lives and creating the crisis in the first place. This is pervasive throughout institutions and governments...
From: Truthout | Monday, September 29, 2014
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I don't know about you, but Amal Alamuddin definitely had a more glamorous weekend than me—she married George Clooney in Venice! Kim did a pretty impressive job time-lining the entire event (celebrity guests and gondola arrivals included) and while...
From: Glamour | Monday, September 29, 2014
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What's left of the Syrian Air Force is a mix of shoddy Soviet-era fighters, transport planes and helicopters. Yet, maintained by Russian parts, it plays a crucial role in the Assad regime's ability to continue fighting.
From: Reuters | By: Robert Beckhusen | Tuesday, September 30, 2014
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As The Walking Dead shuffles toward its Season 5 premiere, AMC is readying some fresh meat feed the zombies. Details have just been revealed on the Walking Dead spinoff, which AMC says will explore “what is going on in the zombie apocalypse in other...
From: SlashFilm | By: Angie Han | Monday, September 29, 2014
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Dubbed the "umbrella revolution" in some media, protesters have withstood authorities' tear gas and pepper spray using umbrellas for protection.
From: Global Voices | By: Oiwan Lam | Monday, September 29, 2014
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SMP Livings Editor, Jacquelyn Clark, has been lovingly working on her home since we hired her nearly two years ago. Because no matter how amazing you are at designing places and spaces, when it comes to your own, well, decisions are just plain hard....
From: Green Daily | By: Abby Larson | Monday, September 29, 2014
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Let us now praise famous laws and the year that begat them: 1964. The first thing to know about 1964 was that, although it occurred in the 1960s, it wasn’t part of “the Sixties.” The bellbottoms, flower power, LSD, and craziness came later, beginning...
From: Truthout | Monday, September 29, 2014
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This is going to be a two cocktail kind of week. Well, on the blog at least. I’m hoping and praying it’s not a two cocktail kind of week in real life. Which implies that I need two cocktails (every night) to get through it. Which was essentially...
From: We are not Martha | By: Sues | Monday, September 29, 2014
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Ahem…sorry for the absence. Potential excuses: a) I started school b) we sold my condo c) we finished moving (not to be confused with “are moved in”) d) I moved classrooms too, for good measure e) I’m apparently no longer … read more...
From: Wedding Bee | By: Mrs. Clover | Monday, September 29, 2014
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With four games already played in the 2014 NFL season, let's take a step back and see what kind of progress these New York Giants have made through the eyes of Pro Football Focus. We've reached the quarter point of the 2014 NFL season, New York Giants...
From: Big Blue View | By: Invictus XI | Monday, September 29, 2014
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Tamir Sapir, a Soviet émigré who made his fortune bartering fertilizer and oil in the 1980s and invested in New York City commercial real estate during the recession of the early 1990s – founder of the Sapir Organization – died Friday. A funeral...
From: The Real Deal | By: Julie Strickland | Monday, September 29, 2014
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The groom's polka-dotted shirt, the science-themed temporary tattoos, the giant chalkboard wall full of Feynman Lectures, the astronaut ice cream favors, the bride's retro dress — these are a few of my favorite things. Ground control to Major Tom:...
From: Offbeat Bride | By: Offbeat Editors | Monday, September 29, 2014
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The West Coast Collective in East L.A. launched the Los Angeles California Heritage Market at its dispensary, allowing medical marijuana users to purchase wares directly from vendors. Customers, all with medical marijuana cards, lined the block waiting...
From: Reason | By: Reason.com | Sunday, September 28, 2014
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UK-based Debs Stubbington is a Theatre Stage Manager who loves all things floral. Her style is casual, on trend, and girly with the occasional grungy twist. Related posts: How to Wear Floral Patterns in Subtle Ways Ensemble: Hard Edge with a Soft Touch...
From: You Look Fab | By: Inge | Tuesday, September 30, 2014
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Meet Mr. and Mrs. George Clooney! After the gorgeous couple said "I do" Saturday evening in Venice, Italy, the newlyweds hopped in a water taxi Sunday iand continued their weekend-long celebration with their guests. As they stepped out of the Aman Canal...
From: Just So You Know | By: Brandi Fowler | Sunday, September 28, 2014
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Spring/summer 2015 collections from Stella McCartney, Saint Laurent, Elie Saab and Giambattista Valli hit the Paris Fashion Week catwalks yesterday, so let’s take a look at our highlights… Stella McCartney […]
From: My Fashion Life | By: Maria Pierides | Tuesday, September 30, 2014
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Patrick and Jessica were married June 29th with a budget of under $5000. They planned everything themselves and the bride's uncle conducted the ceremony.
From: Rock and Roll Bride | By: Kat | Tuesday, September 30, 2014
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For those of us who aren't blessed with idyllic southeast Asian travel plans this National Holiday, there is still plenty going on around town to whet your appetite, literally and figuratively. Try a New Place in TownNew restaurants abound in the Jing,...
From: The Beijinger | By: thebeijinger | Tuesday, September 30, 2014
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BEIJING (AP) -- President Xi Jinping and other solemn-looking Chinese leaders presented flower baskets and scores of ordinary people filed up to lay a single
From: Taiwan News | By: Associated Press | Tuesday, September 30, 2014
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President Xi Jinping and other solemn-looking Chinese leaders presented flower baskets and scores of ordinary people filed up to lay a single flower e...
From: The Standard Hong Kong | Tuesday, September 30, 2014
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President Xi Jinping and other solemn-looking Chinese leaders presented flower baskets and scores of ordinary people filed up to lay a single flower each Tuesday at the People's Heroes Monument…Click to Continue »...
From: Charlotte Observer | By: The Associated Press () | Tuesday, September 30, 2014
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It is an unprepossessing orchid, the kind that’s unlikely to win prizes at shows or elicit a double take from passers-by. But the giant stream orchid is an irresistible enigma to some Southern California plant enthusiasts and collectors who relish......
From: Orange County Register | By: By LISA LIDDANE | Tuesday, September 30, 2014
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President Xi Jinping and other solemn-looking Chinese leaders presented flower baskets and scores of ordinary people filed up to lay a single flower each Tuesday at the People's Heroes Monument in central Beijing to mark Martyr's Day.
From: San Diego Union-Tribune | By: Associated Press | Tuesday, September 30, 2014
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Photographer was arrested, but claims the bodyguard is buddies with the police, who are ignoring witnesses.
From: The Big Lead | By: Jason Lisk | Tuesday, September 30, 2014
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The Double Ninth Festival falls on October 2 this year. Also known as Chongyang, the festival falls on the ninth day of the ninth month on the lunar calendar. The number nine in Chinese culture is considered negative as it is the yang to six's positive...
From: The Beijinger | By: thebeijinger | Tuesday, September 30, 2014
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It seems safe to say that, outside of a finishing school or royal dinner, most of us stick with the basic silverware set for meals. Fork, spoon, butter knife, and maybe a sharp knife. Maybe even a salad fork if we want to get very fussy. But there was...
From: Dornob | By: Delana | Tuesday, September 30, 2014
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"I wanted to be sexual/sexualized, but not fetishized. But was becoming someone’s fetish the only way? How was being fetishized different than being desired for having a unique, unrepeatable shape...or would the one leg always and forever be the only...
From: The Rumpus | By: Emily Rapp | Sunday, September 28, 2014
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Not that there’s anything wrong with that, or is there? Clooney, 53, donned a gray two-piece suit while his beaming bride, 36, rocked a cream pantsuit with a matching hat as the two made their Venetian waterway exit. This caps off weekend festivities...
From: Liberaland | By: Alan | Tuesday, September 30, 2014
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The troubled Nigerian Football Federation appears to be swimming in more troubled waters with elections into its executive board scheduled to hold today at the Golden Tulip Hotel, Warri, with a purported court injunction served the 37 FA Associations...
From: Vanguard News Nigeria | By: adekunle | Tuesday, September 30, 2014
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Hewlett-Packard is stretching the limits of design with the announcement today of the colorful and thin HP Stream series of Windows laptops and tablets. Targeted for the holidays, the new Windows machines are for people who combine work and play in a...
From: VentureBeat | By: Dean Takahashi | Monday, September 29, 2014
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So, now it’s time to help others to grow a garden. So that we can all produce something that contributes to our health and wellbeing.
From: Elephant Journal | By: elephant journal | Monday, September 29, 2014
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If Comme des Garçons' Rei Kawakubo has her way, next spring we will all be praying at the altar of our own ovaries, in her brilliant crimson odes to blood and guts and "roses, but not a pretty rose." It is brilliant, it is sculptural, it is clothing...
From: Jezebel | By: Julianne Escobedo Shepherd | Monday, September 29, 2014
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MICHAEL BARONE: Feminists shocked: Men ride bikes outdoors, women indoors. Robb doesn’t make the obvious follow-up point. Women, psychologists agree, tend to be more risk-averse than men. Evolutionary explanations are obvious. Riding a bicycle in New...
From: Instapundit | By: Glenn Reynolds | Monday, September 29, 2014
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Nickelback frontman Chad Kroeger appears to have dismissed rumors of trouble in his marriage to Avril Lavigne by posting a cryptic message on Twitter on the eve of his wife’s 30th birthday. The rocker wed Lavigne last summer after a whirlwind romance,...
From: FanBolt | By: Jasmine Alyce | Monday, September 29, 2014
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Cornerback Brandon Flowers has given the Chargers two strong outings since he was injured.
From: San Diego Union-Tribune | By: Tom Krasovic | Monday, September 29, 2014
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Q. I have a bay laurel tree that was damaged in the sustained cold winds last winter. It is about 20 feet tall, and it's mostly the top branches that are dead. When should I cut out the dead limbs, and how much can I cut it back? I would like to cut...
From: Norfolk Virginian-Pilot | By: HamptonRoads.com | PilotOnline.com | Monday, September 29, 2014
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During the recent Americana Music Festival in Nashville, Jim Lauderdale was positively everywhere. He hosted the Americana Music Association's annual awards show at the Ryman Auditorium, something he has done since the inaugural ceremony in 2002. Lauderdale...
From: Rolling Stone | Monday, September 29, 2014
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The spotlight was on Riverdale’s dark side during the “Afterlife With Archie” panel with writer and Archie Comics chief creative […]...
From: Los Angeles Times | By: tracybrownisme | Monday, September 29, 2014
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AsAMCcontinuesitsratingsstruggles,stoopingtorenewingtheanemicallyratedHaltandCatchFire,thespin-offofitsbiggesthitcontinuestocometogether.Thespin-offhasbeenindevelopmentofficiallynowforayear,andearlierthismonth,AMCofficiallyorderedthepilot.Nowwehaveanideaofthecharacterswecanexpect....
From: Warming Glow | By: Dustin Rowles | Monday, September 29, 2014
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If you’d like to add a splash of unexpected beauty to your wedding ceremony or reception, try hanging flower-filled vases throughout. Weddings and flowers seem to be a match made in romance heaven. Flowers have long played an important role … read...
From: Wedding Bee | By: Elizabeth Seward | Monday, September 29, 2014
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Latest updates from the match at the Britannia StadiumEmail simon.burnton@theguardian.comPardew ignoring Newcastle pressureLatest Premier League table 8.23pm BST 23 mins: To add injury to injury, Diouf is now coming off for Stoke, with Arnautovic replacing...
From: The Guardian | By: Simon Burnton | Monday, September 29, 2014
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There's a new Andrea in town.
From: Geekosystem | By: Carolyn Cox | Monday, September 29, 2014
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Apis mellifera – western or European honeybee, dining along with others on a milkweed flower. Apparently a melanic form, because Bugguide assures me that it is “just a dark one.”...
From: Panda's Thumb | By: Matt Young | Monday, September 29, 2014
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