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A study explores how Tough Mudders allow the “cognitariat” a break from the tedium of sedentary work
From: The Atlantic | By: Olga Khazan | Saturday, March 25, 2017
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Over lunch at Cipriani, V Shankar explains why he would rather invest in fast-food buns than in some high-tech stars. The former regional head of Standard Chartered is in private equity now and takes a wide view of the world from his base in Dubai.
From: The National Abu Dhabi | Saturday, March 25, 2017
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Liam Payne is one happy One Direction dad. Payne, 23, and girlfriend Cheryl Cole, 33, welcomed their first child together on Wednesday, March 22, but the singer is just leaking… READ ON...
From: Radar Online | By: Radar Staff | Saturday, March 25, 2017
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Highlights from seven days of reading about arts and entertainment
From: The Atlantic | By: The Editors | Saturday, March 25, 2017
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Liam Payne and Cheryl Cole are officially parents! Payne himself announced the news on Saturday, revealing Cole gave birth to a baby boy.
From: Gossip Cop | By: Holly Nicol | Saturday, March 25, 2017
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While the app market in the UAE is soaring, many developers, such as the founders behind Justmop.com, are building their apps outside the country.
From: The National Abu Dhabi | Sunday, March 26, 2017
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When working on the creative direction and set design for 'House Style', the largest exhibition to date at Chatsworth House, Patrick Kinmonth decided to hand-write the captions to every piece presented within its numerous chambers, from the Chapel to...
From: Wallpaper Magazine | Friday, March 24, 2017
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Stuck at home for a weekend? It’s a perfect time to binge some great TV, thanks to streaming services like Netflix, HBO Go, Hulu and Amazon Prime. But sometimes you want something short, rather than to get sucked into a seasons-long TV show. Here’s...
From: The Wrap | By: Phil Hornshaw | Friday, March 24, 2017
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Gary McAllister believes the new stand at Anfield has improved the atmosphere ahead of the Liverpool v Real Madrid legends match. The football world's gossip mill is in full swing, and Transfer Talk is monitoring the whispers ahead of all the summer...
From: ESPN | By: Jack Rathborn | Sunday, March 26, 2017
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It’s not very sexy, but it’s an engrossing watch.
From: Reason | By: Reason Staff | Friday, March 24, 2017
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Gareth Southgate believes Joe Hart is well deserving of the England captaincy. Lithuania will bid to emulate Iceland by claiming a shock victory over England at Wembley on Sunday. Manager Edgaras Jankauskas admitted Lithuania would love to haunt England...
From: ESPN | By: PA Sport | Saturday, March 25, 2017
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NPR reports on the latest on the attack earlier this week in London that killed five people, including the attacker, and injured at least 50.
From: NPR | By: Michel Martin | Saturday, March 25, 2017
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In his just published work, How Soon Is Now, author, speaker, and thinker Daniel Pinchbeck — known for his 2002 book Breaking Open the Head and 2012’s The Return of Quetzalcoatl — undertakes a review of the current state of humanity, of consciousness,...
From: Flavorwire | By: markesan | Friday, March 24, 2017
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Neighbors of Khalid Masood, the London attacker, were left stunned by the news that he had lived alongside them in Birmingham, after police officers raided his former home.
From: New York Times | Saturday, March 25, 2017
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Last week brought the tiniest of updates regarding the Star Wars spin-off film that will focus on Alden Ehrenreich as a young Han Solo. Not only did we learn the name of the character that Woody Harrelson will be playing (which didn’t really tell us...
From: SlashFilm | By: Ethan Anderton | Saturday, March 25, 2017
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The public memorial service for mother-daughter Hollywood legends Debbie Reynolds and Carrie Fisher is Saturday, three months after their deaths that came just one day apart. Taking place at Forest Lawn, Hollywood Hills where they’re both interred,...
From: Entertainment Weekly | By: Gerrad Hall | Saturday, March 25, 2017
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If the lobbyist’s work did indeed “greatly benefit the Putin Government,” the contract wouldn’t be especially out of the ordinary for an American lobbyist—or for Russia.
From: The Atlantic | By: Julia Ioffe | Friday, March 24, 2017
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A tour of the creative photo festival
From: Time | By: Gemma Padley | Thursday, March 23, 2017
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For an Iranian in England, an act of terror is a reckoning with identity.
From: New York Times | By: DINA NAYERI | Saturday, March 25, 2017
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Giving your child an iPad to play or having them watch their favorite show may do more harm than good.
From: Reader's Digest | By: Ashley Lewis | Friday, March 24, 2017
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It doesn't take a degree in economics to understand what is going on here. The Richard Rodgers Theatre, where Hamilton resides, has 1,319 seats. But the demand for tickets vastly exceeds that number.
From: Denver Post | By: Joe Nocera | Friday, March 24, 2017
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Thousands of demonstrators are gathering under sunny skies in central London to protest plans for Britain to withdraw from the European Union.
From: Fox News | Saturday, March 25, 2017
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Today we are witnessing one of the most important events in political history. But you probably can’t see it because the news is talking about healthcare, and how Ryan and Trump totally failed to get enough votes.The real story is happening in parallel...
From: Dilbert | By: Scott Adams | Saturday, March 25, 2017
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On March 25, 2002, The Bachelor started its dramatic, historic journey to find love. The concept was simple: One man would meet 25 women in the hopes that he’d find the one he’d want to marry, and along the way, America would fall in love with the...
From: Entertainment Weekly | By: Samantha Highfill | Saturday, March 25, 2017
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Unusually warm winter weather had a hand in slowing sea ice growth this winter
From: Salon.com | By: Andrea Thompson, Climate Central | Saturday, March 25, 2017
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The latest on the attack in London this week that killed at least five people, including the attacker, and injured at least 50 people.
From: NPR | By: Eleanor Beardsley | Saturday, March 25, 2017
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Cheryl Cole and Liam Payne are the proud parents of a baby boy. In fact, the baby is nearly four days old, according to reports. It has been revealed that the former Girls Aloud singer and X Factor judge gave birth to her first child in secret last Wednesday....
From: The Inquisitr | By: Page Mackinley | Sunday, March 26, 2017
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Soon after the terrorist attack in London, the Parliament's Twitter account posted a short message restoring business as usual. NPR's Scott Simon remembers another time Brits met terror with calm.
From: NPR | By: Scott Simon | Saturday, March 25, 2017
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Something has been brewing outside the Switch House. From our perch at Wallpaper* HQ – located directly opposite Tate Modern – we've seen a flurry of activity on the South Terrace. Early this week, somewhat disconcertingly, great clouds of white...
From: Wallpaper Magazine | Friday, March 24, 2017
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The US and Europe need to send 5,000 more troops to Afghanistan to break a stalemate between Afghan forces and Islamic terrorists, the top US general in Kabul says. “We cannot afford to walk away from Afghanistan,” Gen. John Nicholson told The Sunday...
From: New York Post | By: Aaron Short | Sunday, March 26, 2017
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ISLAMABAD: Over a month after the conclusion of marathon hearings held by the Supreme Court bench in the Panamagate case, a verdict is eagerly and anxiously awaited — the suspense merely heightened by the fact that nobody knows exactly when it will...
From: Dawn | Sunday, March 26, 2017
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The U.S. House is postponing its vote on the Republican plan to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act.
From: The Atlantic | By: Elaine Godfrey | Thursday, March 23, 2017
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The Royal Embassy of Saudi Arabia in London says that the Westminster attacker was in the country three times and taught English there.
From: Fox News | Saturday, March 25, 2017
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It has been a big night for One Direction fans, with Liam Payne announcing the birth of his son in a Mother’s Day Instagram post moments before Harry Styles teased the release of his much-anticipated solo album. Payne, 23, took to Instagram Saturday...
From: The Inquisitr | By: James Hanlon | Sunday, March 26, 2017
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LONDON — Former Girls Aloud star Cheryl and her partner Liam Payne of One Direction fame have announced the birth of their first child.Cheryl said on Instagram Saturday night that their son was born Wednesday and has not been named.She says "although...
From: Boston Herald | By: By Associated Press | Sunday, March 26, 2017
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Carrie Fisher‘s former fiancé Dan Aykroyd made an emotional surprise appearance at the public memorial for the Star Wars actress and her mother Debbie Reynolds on Saturday. At the… READ ON...
From: Radar Online | By: Radar Staff | Saturday, March 25, 2017
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Gorillaz are back, and evolving. A day after announcing the upcoming release of Humanz, their first album in six years, Damon Albarn’s virtual band took the stage in London to perform the new song collection in its entirety. Joining the concert —...
From: Entertainment Weekly | By: Oliver Gettell | Saturday, March 25, 2017
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The U.S. military on Saturday acknowledged for the first time that it launched an airstrike against the Islamic State last week in the densely packed Iraqi city of Mosul where residents say more than 100 people were killed.
From: Denver Post | By: The Washington Post | Saturday, March 25, 2017
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Gernot Rohr did not give Ahmed Musa the captain's armband for Nigeria's tight 1-1 draw with Senegal on Thursday. On Thursday night, Nigeria's Super Eagles played out a 1-1 draw with Senegal's Teranga Lions in London. Gernot Rohr's team were without three...
From: ESPN | By: Colin Udoh | Saturday, March 25, 2017
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Even though Apple's Siri has come under fire for revealing personal information while it's locked, the smart assistant recently helped save a mom's life. A 4-year-old boy used Siri to call emergency services in London and help his mom who stopped breathing,...
From: GeekSugar | By: Ann-Marie Alcántara | Saturday, March 25, 2017
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Before taking the name Masood, he was called Adrian Elms
From: Time | By: Gregory Katz / AP | Saturday, March 25, 2017
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The group's latest studio LP is a byproduct of and commentary on today's global political upheaval
From: Salon.com | By: Annie Zaleski | Friday, March 24, 2017
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On St. Patrick’s Day, executives at ad buying giant Havas filed into their London offices for another day at work — and discovered some very unpleasant news. Ads that they had paid Google to place across its many digital properties were popping up...
From: New York Post | By: Claire Atkinson | Saturday, March 25, 2017
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Fans who want one last chance to say goodbye to Carrie Fisher and Debbie Reynolds can do so today, as a joint memorial service for the mother-and-daughter Hollywood royalty will be live-streamed starting at 1 p.m. PT on debbiereynolds.com. “Star Wars”...
From: The Wrap | By: Matt Pressberg | Saturday, March 25, 2017
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Here’s what you need to know at the end of the day.
From: New York Times | By: DANIEL VICTOR and SANDRA STEVENSON | Friday, March 24, 2017
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Khalid Masood, who attacked Britain's parliament this week, lived in a three-story, red brick townhouse with his family in Birmingham, which analysts say has been a hotspot for Islamist terrorism in the United Kingdom.
From: NPR | By: Frank Langfitt | Friday, March 24, 2017
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NPR's Kelly McEvers speaks with Rajan Basra, research fellow at King's College London, about the terror attack in London and the broader effort to combat radicalization across the United Kingdom and Europe.
From: NPR | Friday, March 24, 2017
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Gwen Stefani is NOT jealous of Gavin Rossdale and Elin Nordegren, despite a silly tabloid report. Gossip Cop can debunk the story, which tries to make it seem like there's a love triangle....
From: Gossip Cop | By: Shari Weiss | Saturday, March 25, 2017
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Staci Martin took many pictures during her first trip to London this past week, but there's one she'll never forget....
From: CNN | Friday, March 24, 2017
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