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These are, like, so obscure.The post Hipster Baby Names So Cool You Haven’t Even Heard of Them Yet appeared first on Babble....
From: Babble | By: Babble Editors | Friday, November 21, 2014
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Kelso & Company and Estancia Capital Management have agreed to buy Lighthouse Holdings, the parent company of American Beacon. No financial terms were disclosed for the transaction that is expected to be completed in the second quarter of 2015. RBC...
From: PE Hub | By: Iris Dorbian | Friday, November 21, 2014
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We’ve got some sequel-related odds and ends to take you into the weekend. After the jump: Jennifer Aniston makes a Horrible Bosses 3 casting suggestion Scooby-Doo and WrestleMania will team up once more Den DeBlois gives a How to Train Your Dragon...
From: SlashFilm | By: Angie Han | Saturday, November 22, 2014
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"The gunfire began just as Janis Sawyer was serving the main course, a platter of glazed duck with cavalo nero that she was loathe to drop. Shot studded the wall of the lounge. Her guests took cover beneath the cherrywood dining table. Janis dithered....
From: 3AM Magazine | By: Joanna Walsh | Saturday, November 22, 2014
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We attended the ABC Kids Expo this Fall and are delighted to share some videos from that event. I am excited to share these quality products and impressive companies with you! Featured companies: Trunki, FridaBaby, Ergobaby, pediped, BuggyGear, Innobaby. This...
From: Jet with Kids | By: Anya Clowers, RN, BA | Saturday, November 22, 2014
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Relatively speaking: Illegal immigrants do not cause exploitative employers to put Americans out of a job. Rather, the toleration of exploitative employers is what creates the demand for illegal immigrants. To illustrate this, look to Europe. In August,...
From: The Atlantic | By: Andrew Sullivan | Friday, November 21, 2014
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Liv Tyler holds on to her baby bump at a party hosted by David Beckham and Alister Mackie to celebrate Another Man magazine at Mark’s Club on Thursday evening (November 20) in London, England. The 37-year-old actress and mom-to-be stayed close to her...
From: Just Jared | By: Just Jared | Friday, November 21, 2014
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London fire officials say a suspected gas leak touched off an explosion in the basement of a London hotel, injuring 11 people and forcing the evacuation of hundreds of guests....
From: Fox News | Saturday, November 22, 2014
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A summit at the UN pays dividends READ MORE The post Governments Make Big Commitments on Malnutrition appeared first on UN Dispatch....
From: UN Dispatch | By: Mark Leon Goldberg | Thursday, November 20, 2014
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More than a dozen were hurt in what the police said they suspected was a natural-gas explosion in the basement of a central London hotel just before midnight Friday....
From: New York Times | By: STEVEN ERLANGER | Saturday, November 22, 2014
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A gas explosion in the kitchen of a ritzy London hotel early Saturday morning injured five people, according to a published report.
From: Fox News | Saturday, November 22, 2014
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Research into what most people will feel is so trivially true that the research wasn't needed has been conducted -- are bankers cheats? The subjects took part in a simple experiment of flipping a coin, and involved around two hundred bankers, including...
From: Financial Cryptography | By: iang | Friday, November 21, 2014
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Sometimes a photo of a white van parked under English flags isn't just a photo of a white van parked under English flags...
From: The Atlantic | By: Uri Friedman | Friday, November 21, 2014
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This 'Bio-Bus' in London is fueled by human poop. No, this is not a story from the Onion. http://t.co/oXnXCYxHsf pic.twitter.com/PXvQXFSgC0 — Transport Solutions (@transolutions) November 21, 2014 As of yesterday, residents of Bath in southwest England...
From: The Atlantic | By: Andrew Sullivan | Friday, November 21, 2014
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Jon Caramanica and Ben Ratliff discuss Mary J. Blige and her new album, “The London Sessions.”...
From: New York Times | By: BEN RATLIFF | Friday, November 21, 2014
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In the past, Consumerist has reported on some high-priced, heavily sought-after auction items –– there was the most valuable stamp that sold for $9.5 million and the world’s most expensive bottle of whiskey priced at $628,205. But combining those...
From: Consumerist | By: Ashlee Kieler | Friday, November 21, 2014
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A growing scandal of decades-old sexual assault allegations against television icon Bill Cosby has shocked many in the United States. Across the Atlantic, Britain has been struggling for more than two years to come to terms with a barrage of similar...
From: Fox News | Friday, November 21, 2014
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I'm heading to London (and for a two day trip outside) a week from today and need a few more ideas. I have two days unbooked in which I'd like to get out of London (Monday and Tuesday Dec 1 & 2). I'm thinking maybe one or more of : Glasgow York Durham...
From: Ask Metafilter | By: travertina | Friday, November 21, 2014
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I worked out of what might be the best-designed office space in America. Here's what it taught me about productivity, concentration, and happiness at work....
From: The Atlantic | By: Olga Khazan | Thursday, November 20, 2014
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Having already accommodated over 20 million guests in more than 34,000 cities across 190 countries, it's safe to say that Airbnb is here to say. However, that success has come at a cost -- namely opposition from authorities that either want to stop......
From: Engadget | By: Matt Brian | Friday, November 21, 2014
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“…Sources in the city, which has been controlled by Isis since they overran it in June, said that Radawan Taleb al-Hamdouni was killed with his driver when their car was hit in a strike on Wednesday afternoon…”  The Times of London   click...
From: Fox News | By: Greta Van Susteren | Friday, November 21, 2014
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A rare skeleton of a nearly 10-foot-tall, 150-million-year-old Stegosaurus will be unveiled at the Natural History Museum in London next month.
From: Fox News | Friday, November 21, 2014
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Johnson holds dual U.S.-U.K. citizenship, but hasn't lived in the U.S. since he was 5. He told WAMU's Diane Rehm Show that he had been billed for capital gains on the sale of his first home.
From: NPR | By: Krishnadev Calamur | Friday, November 21, 2014
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Facebook Inc. is rapidly increasing its Connectivity Lab project by adding over a dozen new jobs for aeronautical and thermal engineers, as well as other technicians and specialists. The purpose of the new hires? Drone development. The new drone team...
From: Silicon Angle | By: Eric David | Friday, November 21, 2014
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In less than two weeks, Afghanistan’s new president, Ashraf Ghani, will head to London to meet with international donors. At the conference, scheduled for Dec. 4, he will seek billions of dollars to develop Afghanistan in a new era, as U.S. and international...
From: Washington Post | By: Sudarsan Raghavan | Saturday, November 22, 2014
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A 19-year-old man from Coventry is detained at London's main airport as he leaves a flight from Jordan.
From: Sky News | Saturday, November 22, 2014
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The mayor of London is probably regretting keeping his U.S. passport: He's being pursued by officials over an unpaid tax bill.
From: CNN | Friday, November 21, 2014
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>> You know how I said I wasn’t one for recommending Christmas gifts and that I’m not into pushing out offers, competitions and special promotions?  Well, I’m eating my words.  I’d only do it for a special few and Sharmadean Reid, all-round...
From: Style Bubble | By: stylebubble | Friday, November 21, 2014
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I have literally been staring at this picture of Jennifer Aniston with her 45-year-old tits out for about 18 minutes and wondering which I should be more jealous of: that her tits are 1,000x better than mine (“Well, start wearing a bra then, dummy!”...
From: Dlisted | By: Allison | Friday, November 21, 2014
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After police announced they had found the women's bodies, Twitter users expressed their grief over the sad news.
From: Global Voices | By: Gabriela García Calderón | Friday, November 21, 2014
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When we launched our bespoke design service Wallpaper* Composed three years ago, Cadogan Estate was exactly the client we had in mind: passionate, real-estate rich and willing to experiment. Cadogan's newly renovated building at 155 Sloane Street in...
From: Wallpaper Magazine | Friday, November 21, 2014
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Prince William and Princess Kate were in the audience last week when comedian Jack Whitehall called the Duchess the “one that got away.” The act was part of the Royal Variety Performance in London on November 13th. It turns out Whitehall was not...
From: The Inquisitr | By: Sarah Field | Saturday, November 22, 2014
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A mammoth special fresh fruit cake a Victorian era buggy flown in from London flowers from the Netherlands and Sufi music by the Sabri brothers are set to ring in style the 75th birthday of Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav on Saturday...
From: Hindustan Times | Saturday, November 22, 2014
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Sarah-Jayne Blakemore in Edge: I'm Sarah-Jayne Blakemore from University College London. Today I'm going to be talking about the adolescent brain, which is the focus of my lab's research. I'm going to talk about the history of this young area...
From: Three Quarks Daily | By: Azra Raza | Saturday, November 22, 2014
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The London Borough of Camden has a new weapon in its eternal fight against dog poo: pink spray paint. The idea is to embarrass dog owners who fail to pick up after their animals—and they've offered cans of paint to local residents who wish to participate...
From: Boing Boing | By: Rob Beschizza | Friday, November 21, 2014
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In today's new music roundup, Wale's "The Followers" video, Rick Ross teams with French Montana on "Headache" and Mary J Blige connects with Disclosure on "Follow."  More inside...   Wale, who covers the latest issue of Complex with Jerry Seinfeld, will...
From: Young Black and Fabulous | By: _YBF | Friday, November 21, 2014
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In Fort Collins, Colorado, a Mexican restaurant chain called Illegal Pete’s is being targeted by immigrant-rights groups that say the name is derogatory and offensive because of “the i word,” as in “illegal immigrant.” The chain’s owner,...
From: Fritinancy | By: Nancy Friedman | Friday, November 21, 2014
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“Are you ready to experience this unlimited experience?” asks Miss 2.0, a PC Music avatar, as she stares out from a chat window, an unblinking green-lit icon declaring that she is eternally online. She is the promise of the infinite scroll and unlimited...
From: The Awl | By: Aimee Cliff | Friday, November 21, 2014
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London's favourite florist has filled her five-storey house with a riot of floral motifs....
From: Telegraph | By: Rachel Leedham | Friday, November 21, 2014
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Greetings from Friday! In celebration of making it through yet another week, we’ve got a fresh round-up of the best places to unwind on your precious days off. From luxury flagship openings and in-house photo studios to Big Gay Ice … The post Where...
From: Selectism | By: Staff | Friday, November 21, 2014
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Orlando Bloom gets into character as he heads to the set of his new thriller Unlocked on Thursday afternoon (November 20) in Prague, Czech Republic. The 37-year-old actor rocked some crazy fake tattoos and scars on his shirtless body to shoot some scenes...
From: Just Jared | By: Just Jared | Friday, November 21, 2014
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The former What Not To Wear star will host Love, Lust or Run
From: People | Thursday, November 20, 2014
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AMC Networks appointed Sarah Barnett as President and General Manager of BBC America, in an announcement Friday. Currently president and general manager of AMC Networks’ SundanceTV, Barnett will begin her new role early next year, overseeing both BBC...
From: The Wrap | By: Ryan O'Connell | Friday, November 21, 2014
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“BEHIND the Beautiful Forevers”, an award-winning book by an American journalist, Katherine Boo, charts the real lives of several families living in Annawadi, Mumbai, a third-world slum in the shadow of a first-world airport. The narrative revolves...
From: The Economist | Thursday, November 20, 2014
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One Direction debuted its music video for "Night Changes" on Friday (video below). The new clip shows Harry Styles, Liam Payne, Louis Tomlinson, Zayn Malik and Niall Horan embarking on seemingly romantic dream dates that would make any One Direction...
From: Gossip Cop | By: Erica Tempesta | Friday, November 21, 2014
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Image from #Rochester pic.twitter.com/rOjTgpskmF — Emily Thornberry MP (@EmilyThornberry) November 20, 2014 It’s a very big day in British politics, as the polls close in the Rochester by-election, where the anti-immigrant and anti-EU party, UKIP,...
From: The Atlantic | By: Andrew Sullivan | Thursday, November 20, 2014
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A Swedish court upheld its arrest warrant for the Wikileaks founder, two years after his self-imposed incarceration. How long can this stalemate go on?...
From: The Atlantic | By: Matt Schiavenza | Thursday, November 20, 2014
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Jack Dorsey is in London today to announce the global roll-out of Square Register, his payment software that lets business owners process payments through an iPhone or iPad.  During the Financial Times 125 event, hosted in the middle of London's finance...
From: Business Insider | By: James Cook | Thursday, November 20, 2014
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As the Federal Reserve Bank of New York moved to beef up its oversight of Wall Street two years ago, the team charged with supervising the nation's largest bank, JPMorgan Chase, was in turmoil. New York Fed examiners embedded at JPMorgan complained about...
From: Truthout | Friday, November 21, 2014
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A photographer has received “a credible and direct threat" against her life after five years of images shot in Pakistan were published in the U.K....
From: Time | By: Olivier Laurent | Friday, November 21, 2014
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