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By 2040, fossil fuels will still have a grip on a staggering 78 percent of the world energy market
From: Salon.com | By: Michael T. Klare, TomDispatch | Sunday, July 24, 2016
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Republicans want to build a time machine to the economy of decades past rather than looking to the future
From: Salon.com | By: David Masciotra | Sunday, July 24, 2016
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Just because ExxonMobil may get away with avoiding legal accountability for its years of obstructing environmental justice doesn’t mean that all polluters will be able to do so. Case in point: DuPont, which earlier this month confronted the consequences...
From: Washington Monthly | By: drtucker | Saturday, July 23, 2016
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Gulf countries are struggling with heavy budget deficits, fast-rising energy demand which eats into exports, and growing greenhouse gas emissions. A carbon tax would address all these problems simultaneously.
From: The National Abu Dhabi | Sunday, July 24, 2016
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From abortion to taxes to trade, Hillary Clinton’s choice for vice president breaks with liberals in his Democratic Party.
From: Politico | By: Jeremy Herb | Saturday, July 23, 2016
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Israeli forces detained four people, including Oscar-nominated filmmaker Emad Burnat, as soldiers dispersed weekly protests in the village of Bil‘in in the Ramallah district of the occupied West Bank on Friday.
From: Mondoweiss | By: Kate | Saturday, July 23, 2016
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Over its two-decade history, the British comedy has made an absurd comic spectacle out of the inevitability of women aging.
From: The Atlantic | By: Sophie Gilbert | Saturday, July 23, 2016
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The YBF stars are taking over San Diego for the biggest comic convention in the country. Go inside to peep pics of Keke Palmer, Danai Gurira, Corey Hawkins and more making their rounds at Comic-Con…. Comic-Con International 2016 is underway at the...
From: Young Black and Fabulous | By: _YBF | Saturday, July 23, 2016
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**Live from Cyberspace:** Welcome praise for **J. Bradford DeLong** (2015): _[The Scary Debate Over Secular Stagnation - Milken Institute Review][]: Hiccup ... or Endgame?_ Let me put a copy of the whole thing below the fold... [The Scary Debate Over...
From: Brad DeLong | By: J. Bradford DeLong | Sunday, July 24, 2016
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Absent a Tinder for platonic friends, BFFs become scarce commodities as people grow apart and priorities diverge
From: Salon.com | By: Sarah Sweeney | Saturday, July 23, 2016
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Ordos, in China's Autonomous Region of Inner Mongolia (equivalent to a province) has received international notoriety as a "ghost city." I had already visited one other ghost city and found the reports considerably exaggerated (The Zhengzhou New Area...
From: New Geography | By: Wendell Cox | Saturday, July 23, 2016
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Whoa, Wale is a dad!  Find out about his brand new baby girl he and his girlfriend just welcomed to the world inside.... Wale Folarin is a brand new daddy!  The D.C. rapper was a super proud papa as he shared his biggest secret yet, he and his girlfriend...
From: Young Black and Fabulous | By: Natasha | Saturday, July 23, 2016
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Clean Energy Fuels Corp. has used a combination of stock and cash to pay down a lot of debt so far in 2016. Even after serious dilution, shareholders are better off now. Here's why.
From: The Motley Fool | By: Jason Hall | Saturday, July 23, 2016
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Salon talks to the Replacements alum about his summer tour, upcoming new album and watching Guns N' Roses as a fan
From: Salon.com | By: Dan Mistich | Saturday, July 23, 2016
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In early August, 2015, Zayn Malik and Perrie Edwards “Zerrie” fans were horrified to learn that the engaged couple had suddenly broken up, but to say that a lot has happened in the past year is an understatement. Although fans did not learn about...
From: The Inquisitr | By: Maryam Louise | Sunday, July 24, 2016
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Multiple outlets are now reporting this. From the New York Times: Hillary Clinton named Senator Tim Kaine of Virginia to be her running mate Friday, according to a senior campaign official, selecting a battleground state politician with working-class...
From: Daily Kos | By: David Nir | Saturday, July 23, 2016
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Here are before and after photos of spray painted tagging replaced by clean fonts. I thought this was photoshopped, but if you look closely, the details are different in the before and after photos are different. For example, the roses in the flowerbox...
From: Boing Boing | By: Mark Frauenfelder | Saturday, July 23, 2016
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The US Department of Energy (DOE) selected Argonne National Laboratory to lead a consortium of university, private sector and national laboratory partners for a new, medium- and heavy-duty truck technical track under the US-China Clean Energy Research...
From: Green Car Congress | By: mmillikin | Saturday, July 23, 2016
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While you may be tight on cash, you should still be able to have a good time! If you're feeling like staying in, there are many free ways to entertain yourself without spending money. But when you venture outdoors, it can be all too easy to spend money!...
From: SavvySugar | By: Katherine Evers | Sunday, July 24, 2016
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To keep cats from overeating, a veterinarian invented the NoBowl Feeding System, a product that lets them hunt for their food and then play with it.
From: New York Times | By: CLAIRE MARTIN | Saturday, July 23, 2016
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Makes soybeans soft enough
From: Kevin Kelly | By: mark | Friday, July 22, 2016
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Dogs using the service entrance, inaccuracies in listings, and wiring in co-ops.
From: New York Times | By: RONDA KAYSEN | Saturday, July 23, 2016
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... go ahead and talk about the topics you like....
From: Ann Althouse | By: Ann Althouse | Saturday, July 23, 2016
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More than 70 percent of women voters view Donald Trump negatively — and for good reason
From: Salon.com | By: Stephanie Schriock | Saturday, July 23, 2016
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The Public Sector Pension Investment Board and Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan will acquire Banco Santander's stake in London-based Cubico Sustainable Investments Limited, an energy and water infrastructure company. No financial terms were disclosed....
From: PE Hub | By: Iris Dorbian | Friday, July 22, 2016
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As the mom of a daughter, I often think about the big life lessons I want to teach her. In doing so, however, I've discovered that a lot of the important ones I learned as a young girl didn't necessarily make their way to womanhood. They got lost along...
From: LilSugar | By: Kate Schweitzer | Saturday, July 23, 2016
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They came from California, Florida, Indiana and points in-between. A YouTube star made a surprise appearance, members of a favorite boy band poured their hearts out in a video message and flowers arrived from around the world.
From: Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel | By: $rssAuthor | Saturday, July 23, 2016
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When Maggie and Josh Wakefield got married, Maggie asked her grandfather to walk her down the aisle. The couple also wanted to include their grandmothers in the ceremony, as both women were influential in their lives. So 75-year-old Joyce Benedict and...
From: Neatorama | By: Miss Cellania | Saturday, July 23, 2016
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The famed Kansas town is embracing its rapidly changing demographics.
From: The Atlantic | By: Deborah Fallows | Saturday, July 23, 2016
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When Hillary Clinton introduced her running mate to the nation, it was remarkable what topic got the crowd most excited: gun rights. Just the mention of the National Rifle Association Saturday prompted the room in Miami into a roar. At Brooklyn headquarters,...
From: Time | By: Philip Elliott | Saturday, July 23, 2016
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James Kennedy has a new girlfriend since his split from Lala Kent and it looks like things are going pretty great for him. Radar Online shared the news that James made a post that has everyone wondering if he could be getting married already. There is...
From: The Inquisitr | By: Mandy Robinson | Saturday, July 23, 2016
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Thoughts and feelings are constellations in the mind of a man with a rare form of synesthesia.
From: The Atlantic | By: Alissa Greenberg | Friday, July 22, 2016
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It sounds like this really was a very disturbed young Lone Wolf:Your latest gun tragedy: The 18-year-old gunman who killed nine people in Munich was obsessed with mass shootings but had no known links to the Islamic...
From: Hullabaloo | By: digby | Saturday, July 23, 2016
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Image Source: Columbia Pictures Ever been on an innocent errands run with your little one when suddenly they say something a little off-kilter in the loudest voice they've ever donned? It happens to the best of us, and though it may seem mortifying in...
From: LilSugar | By: Alessia Santoro | Saturday, July 23, 2016
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Katie Maloney and Tom Schwartz may not be the only couple tying the knot on Vanderpump Rules! RadarOnline.com reported that season five of the hit show is currently filming, and… READ ON...
From: Radar Online | By: Radar Staff | Saturday, July 23, 2016
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A sweeping history aims to change the way we think about the origins of capitalism.
From: Reason | By: Jacob Levy | Sunday, July 24, 2016
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From: Recipezaar | Sunday, July 24, 2016
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From: Recipezaar | Sunday, July 24, 2016
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Few people can demand what kind of electricity they get. But Microsoft and Facebook, which operate huge, power-hungry data centers, are trying to green up the electricity grid with their buying power.
From: NPR | By: Stephanie Joyce | Friday, July 22, 2016
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The following post was originally featured on Colorful Eats and written by Caroline Potter, who is part of POPSUGAR Select Fitness. Life's better drizzled in chocolate right?! I totally had a splatter painting party making these - chocolate, toasted...
From: FitSugar | By: Caroline Potter | Saturday, July 23, 2016
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By: Anastasia Dyakovskaya “Humans are complex and unpredictable, and there’s no reason why brand visuals can’t be, too.” – Lauren Catten, Art Director at Getty Images Imagination is one of the four factors that make for a powerful image, and...
From: Web Design Ledger | By: Megan Youtkus | Friday, July 22, 2016
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I came up with this cake almost fifteen years ago because I was looking for ways to use all the plums that we had when I was living in California. Northern California becomes plum central during the summer, with thanks going to Luther Burbank who developed...
From: David Lebovitz | By: David | Sunday, July 24, 2016
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His real goal is just helping Republicans win.
From: Grist | By: Ben Adler | Friday, July 22, 2016
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Banana cream pies are a simple pie that is difficult to get right. Some don’t use enough banana, so the fruit flavor gets lost in a sea of whipped cream. Other versions don’t use enough vanilla, producing a pie that is creamy, but bland. This pie,...
From: Baking Bites | By: Nicole | Saturday, July 23, 2016
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After an 18-year-old German-Iranian opened fire near a shopping mall in Munich on Friday evening killing ten people, authorities are seeking to piece together a motive for the attack. As of this morning, police said they had found no immediate evidence...
From: The Inquisitr | By: Anne Sewell | Saturday, July 23, 2016
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Piloted by the project's co-founder, Bertrand Piccard, Solar impulse 2 left Cairo at 3am UAE time and is expected to arrive in Al Bateen Airport in Abu Dhabi on Tuesday.
From: The National Abu Dhabi | Sunday, July 24, 2016
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By Mark Smirniotis This post was done in partnership with The Wirecutter, a buyer's guide to the best technology. Read the full article here. After considering 70 models and testing portable solar battery chargers for over 30 hours, we think the An......
From: Engadget | By: The Wirecutter | Friday, July 22, 2016
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Science has known for a long time that the amount of sleep that dieters get impacts weight loss. Getting the right amount of sleep can help dieters lose weight more easily. So how much sleep can help dieters lose weight? The Observer reported that the...
From: The Inquisitr | By: Jinger Jarrett | Saturday, July 23, 2016
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The owners of the San Luis Valley's Colorado Gators Reptile Park estimate the 12.5-foot alligator it just acquired from Idaho is the largest in the West and could become the largest in the world.
From: Denver Post | By: Jason Blevins | Friday, July 22, 2016
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