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Air pollution costs Britain £10bn a year, report shows Britain left 'exposed' to more floods and heatwaves Central American civil society calls for protection of local agriculture Climate change is not just about science Climate change will slow China's...
From: Skeptical Science | Wednesday, November 26, 2014
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The Cambridge, England, housing market has been hot, based on sound fundamentals, with demand driven by Cambridge University, biotech and high-tech industries, and proximity to London....
From: New York Times | By: PETER SIGAL | Wednesday, November 26, 2014
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Liv Tyler hides her baby bump under a dark coat while being led to her waiting car on Tuesday (November 25) in New York City. The day before, the 37-year-old pregnant actress carried two small bags of food after picking up lunch to-go in the Big Apple....
From: Just Jared | By: Just Jared | Thursday, November 27, 2014
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Up to two million people could be eligible, though it is not seen as a long-term solution for obesityThe number of obese people having weight loss surgery needs to double or triple in the UK so the soaring bill for treating type 2 diabetes can be cut,...
From: The Guardian | By: Sarah Boseley, health editor | Thursday, November 27, 2014
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    In couples news, Nick Cannon is set to reunite with estranged wife Mariah Carey for the holidays, Rick Ross opened up about rumored girlfriend Ming Lee and Luke James and Jessie J traveled to London.  Get the deets inside... Nick and Mariah are...
From: Young Black and Fabulous | By: _YBF | Wednesday, November 26, 2014
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Jessica Lange was waitressing in New York when asked whether she'd like to audition for a role in "King Kong." "What the…?," she thought, and so flew out to Los Angeles, a place she'd never been. Producer Dino De Laurentis took one look at her '70s...
From: Roger Ebert | By: Anath White | Wednesday, November 26, 2014
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Facebook’s campaign to grow its artificial intelligence talent pool has announced a new victory. The social networking company’s AI lab today revealed — in a Facebook post, naturally — its latest high-profile hire: Vladimir Vapnik. He’s credited...
From: VentureBeat | By: Jordan Novet | Tuesday, November 25, 2014
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Built to Last: in the first in a new series about what makes a durable design, Kieron Long champions the Skogskyrkogården, a Swedish cemetery which fused the classical and the modern From INTELLIGENT LIFE magazine, November/December 2014 WHEN YOU ARRIVE...
From: More Intelligent Life | By: Anonymous | Thursday, November 27, 2014
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Notes on a Voice: was he "beyond psychiatric help" or the most significant English author of the past half-century? Tom Graham goes inside his mind From INTELLIGENT LIFE magazine, November/December 2014 “This author is beyond psychiatric help. Do not...
From: More Intelligent Life | By: Anonymous | Thursday, November 27, 2014
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Good morning! It looks set to be an overcast day in London today. Here's the tech news you need to know. 1. Uber has been banned in Nevada. It's the only state that allows prostitution. 2. European regulators want to roll out the "right to be forgotten"...
From: Business Insider | By: James Cook | Thursday, November 27, 2014
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By Gabrielle. I hereby declare Noa Weintraub Queen of the Stunning Staircase! She is ruler over two of the most startlingly stylish sets of steps I’ve seen, so I really think she deserves the crown. (There should really be a crown.) Her home is a fun...
From: Design Mom | By: Design Mom | Tuesday, November 25, 2014
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Known as an underworld enforcer and once suspected in as many as 40 deaths, Mr. Fraser turned his life of crime into a lucrative retirement by chronicling his own deeds in books and films....
From: New York Times | By: ROBERT D. McFADDEN | Thursday, November 27, 2014
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Virginia Cavaliers head coach Mike London will return for the 2015 season, athletic director Craig Littlepage announced Wednesday.
From: ESPN | By: Matt Fortuna | Wednesday, November 26, 2014
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While the waterways connecting the five boroughs of New York City are already home to everything from food-producing barges to boats reclaimed as hotels, they ......
From: WebUrbanist | By: Steph | Wednesday, November 26, 2014
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Universal released the Jurassic World trailer yesterday (click here if you havent seen it yet) and while I enjoyed it it seems like some people were up in arms over the storyline reveal that the park owners had created a bigger, badder, and genetically-modified...
From: SlashFilm | By: Peter Sciretta | Wednesday, November 26, 2014
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Two British brothers have been jailed for conspiring to attend a terrorist training camp in Syria.
From: Fox News | Wednesday, November 26, 2014
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A rare woolly mammoth skeleton has been bought by a private buyer for 189,000 pounds (nearly $300,000) at a British auction.
From: Fox News | Wednesday, November 26, 2014
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British lightweight contender Kevin Mitchell and blue-chip heavyweight prospect Anthony Joshua, Great Britain's 2012 Olympic super heavyweight gold medalist, will appear on the same card on Jan. 31 at the O2 Arena in London.
From: ESPN | By: Dan Rafael | Wednesday, November 26, 2014
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Universal Pictures gave fans a nice little holiday gift Tuesday with the early release of the Jurassic World trailer. It was the first big look at what director Colin Trevorrow has in store for the iconic Steven Spielberg/Michael Crichton franchise....
From: SlashFilm | By: Germain Lussier | Wednesday, November 26, 2014
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From A Peep Into the Past: Brighton in the Olden Time, with Glances at the Present, by John George Bishop In 1802 an event, at which “all the world wondered,” took place off Hove. This was the supposed foundering of the good ship Adventure, Captain...
From: Executed Today | By: Headsman | Thursday, November 27, 2014
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There’s a lot in the Jurassic World trailer, as we thoroughly dissected yesterday. But one editor had the idea that less is more, and while it’s not our place to say that the first look at the film showed too much there’s something persuasive in...
From: SlashFilm | By: Russ Fischer | Wednesday, November 26, 2014
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Not everyone's brains have the same sense of direction, even with the help of GPS....
From: The Atlantic | By: Elizabeth Preston | Wednesday, November 26, 2014
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IN HER latest exhibition, “Walls of Water” at the National Gallery in London, Maggi Hambling explores the impact of waves crashing against the sea wall in Southwold, Suffolk, near where she lives. It's a subject, she says, that remains eternally...
From: The Economist | Wednesday, November 26, 2014
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Thomas Cook Chief Executive Harriet Green has stepped down in a surprise move that wiped off around a fifth of the market value from the U.K.-based travel operator....
From: Fox News | Wednesday, November 26, 2014
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While Uber and taxi companies are fighting over different regulations in court in pretty much every city out there, Berlin-based T-Dispatch found a solution that could solve part of the problem — and quietly raised 1 million euros. The problem taxi...
From: VentureBeat | By: Felicitas Hackmann, VentureVillage | Wednesday, November 26, 2014
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Hundreds demonstrate outside the US embassy in London in protest at the decision not to prosecute a police officer for killing black teenager Michael Brown in Missouri.
From: BBC | Thursday, November 27, 2014
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Examiners are reportedly blocked from doing their job as “London Whale” trades blow up....
From: Miller McCune | By: Jake Bernstein | Thursday, November 27, 2014
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Thousands protested in London on Wednesday in sympathy with demonstrations across the US over the killing of a black teenager by a white police officer. ... Following the vigil at the embassy, the crowd marched through London's central shopping district,...
From: Free Republic | By: Yahoo News | Thursday, November 27, 2014
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From: Entertainment Weekly | Wednesday, November 26, 2014
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Traveling with a child who is not feeling well can be nightmarish and traumatic for all involved (as well as those passengers sitting  nearby). With these practical tips, illness won’t take over the itinerary (may slow it down a bit – but not...
From: Jet with Kids | By: Anya Clowers, RN, BA | Wednesday, November 26, 2014
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From: Tampa Tribune | Wednesday, November 26, 2014
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John Hegarty, founder of Bartle Bogle Hegarty, is opening a London-based incubator called The Garage, which aims to build on his successful run of investing in and starting companies over the last 40 years.Mr. Hegarty was an early investor in a number...
From: Ad Age | By: Emma Hall | Wednesday, November 26, 2014
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Around 500 demonstrators gathered outside the US Embassy in London on Wednesday to condemn the decision not to prosecute a police officer for shooting dead black teenager Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri
From: Free Republic | By: The Huffington Post UK | Wednesday, November 26, 2014
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Mike London will return as Virginia's football coach next season.
From: San Diego Union-Tribune | By: HANK KURZ Jr. AP Sports Writer | Wednesday, November 26, 2014
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See the Jamie Lee Reardin fashion shoot » We’re bringing fall’s most magnificent furs to life in this photo shoot from our print edition, a collaboration between photographer Chris Nicholls, model Kelly Mittendorf and illustrator Jamie Lee Reardin....
From: Fashion Magazine | By: FASHION Staff | Wednesday, November 26, 2014
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The star supported a friend just elected to Parliament
From: People | By: Philip Boucher | Tuesday, November 25, 2014
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Food retailer Agrokor, Croatia's largest private company, has lined up Rothschild to advise it on a public listing that could value the business at about 4 billion euros ($5 billion), sources told Reuters.
From: PE Hub | By: Reuters News | Wednesday, November 26, 2014
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Capelet couture, anyone? Angelina Jolie took to the red carpet today in London at Odeon Leicester Square for the U.K. premiere of Unbroken, her latest directorial feature—and we......
From: E Online | Tuesday, November 25, 2014
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Just as the main plot gets mind-numbingly complicated, the mid-season finale shakes things up....
From: The Atlantic | By: David Sims | Tuesday, November 25, 2014
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See what’s in Stacy London’s bag » When you hear the name Stacy London do you remember the good old days of TLC’s What Not To Wear? Along with the show’s 10-year-long run, London has worked in the fashion departments at Vogue and Mademoiselle...
From: Fashion Magazine | By: Jasmine Roberts | Wednesday, November 26, 2014
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Moscow's answer to Wall Street and London is relatively empty — and its presence reflects the larger problems in Russia's economy, according to a report by The New York Times. Not to be confused with the capital in which it is located, Moscow City...
From: Business Insider | By: Elena Holodny | Wednesday, November 26, 2014
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The park has opened early. Despite a countdown promising the trailer on Thanksgiving, the first Jurassic World trailer is now online. Watch it below, and check out some new photos. Here’s the Jurassic World trailer via Universal: Jurassic World trailer...
From: SlashFilm | By: Germain Lussier | Tuesday, November 25, 2014
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Not long ago an overheating housing market was seen by many as the big UK danger. Now mortgage approvals are dropping and house inflation is easing – even though mortgages are getting cheaper. Tighter home-loan regulation is a factor. Workers’ low...
From: Reuters | By: Ian Campbell | Wednesday, November 26, 2014
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Policies aimed at unleashing supply in order to make housing more affordable are relying on outdated models....
From: Miller McCune | By: Jim Russell | Wednesday, November 26, 2014
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KSL Capital Partners has acquired Village Urban Resorts from De Vere Group. Village Urban Resorts has 25 existing properties and three new properties under development. Financial details of the transaction were not disclosed....
From: PE Hub | By: Chris Witkowsky | Wednesday, November 26, 2014
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YPlan, a UK-based mobile start-up, has received $24 million in Series B funding. Previous backers Octopus Investments, General Catalyst Partners and Wellington Partners led the round.
From: PE Hub | By: Iris Dorbian | Tuesday, November 25, 2014
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On a visit to Norwich, about 110 miles north of London, Kate kick-starts the campaign to raise cash for the new center
From: People | Tuesday, November 25, 2014
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Company and Position overview inScience Communications is a medical communications agency forming part of Springer Healthcare, a full service agency and leading publisher of medical educational products for the healthcare community. With offices based...
From: Nature | Wednesday, November 26, 2014
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Company and Position Overview: Springer Healthcare is a dynamic provider of scientific and medical publications, education and communication based in central London and forms part of Springer Science+Business Media, one of the world’s leading global...
From: Nature | Wednesday, November 26, 2014
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In south London, a life-size wax house is melting. No, you're not hallucinating....
From: CNN | Tuesday, November 25, 2014
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