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When I first started going to China for work a few years ago, I got into the whole Weibo thing for a while, updating in my pidgin Chinese and generally being very “Yay China!” about everything.  Then the few comments (and I don’t have a sizeable...
From: Style Bubble | By: stylebubble | Thursday, April 24, 2014
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As you can tell if you’ve been reading our exclusive column, Officially Omarion, Omarion’s got a lot going on these days as he preps for his new album, Sex Playlist. So for this week’s feature, we wanted to …...
From: OK Magazine | By: Haley Longman | Thursday, April 24, 2014
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Queen Bey is moving to London. Well, kind of. Beyonce and Jay Z have reportedly increased their real estate ownership with a town house in London—one that cost them about £5.5 million. That large sum equals out to about $9,241,650. …...
From: OK Magazine | By: Victoria Moorhouse | Thursday, April 24, 2014
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Buzzfeed shares 14 ways to upgrade basic meals, perfect for lazy cooks (like us!). Need to clean out your closet? Teen Vogue shares 9 expert closet organization tips to get it done perfectly this weekend. Congrats to Lupita Nyong’o, People’s most...
From: College Fashion | By: Zephyr - CF Editor | Thursday, April 24, 2014
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Roadside Attractions has hired Miramax and Mandalay veteran Jennifer Berman as its SVP of Acquisitions, Co-Productions and Development. Berman will head feature film acquisitions, development from scripting to final stages, and oversee production working...
From: Deadline Hollywood Daily | By: JEN YAMATO | Thursday, April 24, 2014
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A consortium led by the Dearman Engine Company has been awarded £1.86 million (US$3.12 million) in the latest round of IDP10 funding from the UK’s Technology Strategy Board to support the development of a heat-recovery system for urban commercial...
From: Green Car Congress | By: Mike Millikin | Wednesday, April 23, 2014
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Michael Phelps has qualified fastest for the 100-meter butterfly final in his first competition since retiring after the 2012 London Olympics.
From: ESPN | By: Associated Press | Thursday, April 24, 2014
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As the U.K. announces major new investments in renewable energy, conservative leaders are hoping that their vow to end new onshore wind projects will help rally their rural base. The post Is This The End Of Onshore Wind In The U.K.? appeared first on...
From: Climate Progress | Thursday, April 24, 2014
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I discovered this video on CLICK HERE to get the translation and more info.The post OK, I have done some unusual interviews (even took you on a tour INSIDE Dodi Fayed’s London flat…totally untouched since his death) – but this is a tad bit odd...
From: Fox News | By: Greta Van Susteren | Thursday, April 24, 2014
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As the NBA and NHL playoffs start, a Harvard sleep specialis advises rest, not more practice, for championship teams....
From: The Atlantic | By: Danielle Elliot | Wednesday, April 23, 2014
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The Saks Fifth Avenue shoe department; Image via Untapped Cities It's time to update our annual shoe shopping guide, where we recommend the best places to dress up your feet. Some changes to last year's map include the addition...
From: Racked | By: Laura Gurfein | Thursday, April 24, 2014
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London school says students abused by US teacher
From: NPR | Thursday, April 24, 2014
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A British private school says images of between 50 and 60 of its students were found on the computer drive of an American suspected child predator who killed himself last month....
From: Fox News | Thursday, April 24, 2014
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Hundreds of thousands of people paid it forward with Facebook—or, at least, said they would....
From: The Atlantic | By: Robinson Meyer | Thursday, April 24, 2014
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At the Barclays annual meeting on Thursday, shareholders questioned a decision to increase compensation at the bank, which is in the midst of a painful restructuring.
From: New York Times | By: CHAD BRAY | Thursday, April 24, 2014
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Connoisseurs driving up the prices of rare and collectible wines have spurred a wave of counterfeiters who target collectors eager to flaunt their trophies....
From: New York Times | By: HIROKO TABUCHI | Thursday, April 24, 2014
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OUTSIDE China, Mao Zedong is out of fashion these days, remembered less as a revolutionary hero than as a tyrant. But the currency which sports his image on its banknotes is making headway abroad. In Hong Kong some cash machines dispense the “redback”,...
From: The Economist | Thursday, April 24, 2014
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LONDON (Reuters)2 - British Prime Minister David Cameron's Conservative party pledged to end government subsidies for onshore wind farms if it wins a national election next year, increasing uncertainty for investors in renewable energy....
From: Reuters | Thursday, April 24, 2014
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UK designer and architect Thomas Heatherwick has been commissioned to design a new public park in Abu Dhabi. The Al Fayah park will cover 125,000 sq m and has been described by Heatherwick as, "part architecture, part landscape, part cultural destination."...
From: Gizmag | By: Stu Robarts | Thursday, April 24, 2014
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The residents of England's windswept, wave-lashed southwest are Europe's newest official minority.
From: Fox News | Thursday, April 24, 2014
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[MUSIC: The Diplomats of Solid Sound, “Plenty Nasty” (from Plenty Nasty)] Stephen J. DUBNER: Hey podcast listeners. Our new book, Think Like a Freak, is out on May 12. Visit Freakonomics.com to learn more or pre-order a copy – or 100 copies, if...
From: New York Times | By: Freakonomics | Thursday, April 24, 2014
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They’re not famous, but they get the job done and have a rigorous beauty. Garry Simpson captures bridges from the Deep South to the Alps, and tells Lucy Farmer what he looks for From INTELLIGENT LIFE magazine, May/June 2014 When you cross a bridge,...
From: More Intelligent Life | Thursday, April 24, 2014
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British police are launching a nationwide bid to prevent young people from traveling to Syria to take part in the fighting there.
From: Fox News | Thursday, April 24, 2014
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Principal photography will begin April 28 on Warner Bros. Pictures’ live-action Peter Pan feature from director Joe Wright. A revisionist version of the J.M. Barrie tale, the film follows the story of an orphan who is spirited away to the magical Neverland....
From: Deadline Hollywood Daily | By: MIKE FLEMING JR | Thursday, April 24, 2014
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Here at Lipstick, we take our nails very seriously. Aside from being able to provide a shade for every recommendation off the top of our heads, it's basically our job to road test all the colors so you don't have to. And that's just what we did! Here...
From: Glamour | Thursday, April 24, 2014
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SELLER: PrinceLOCATION: (West of) Marbella, Malaga Province, Andalusia, SpainPRICE: £4,613,800SIZE: 5,900 square meters, 6 bedrooms, 6 bathroomsYOUR MAMAS NOTES: This morning Your Mama awoke to a kindly communique from a fancy-schmancy P.R. lady in...
From: Real Estalker | By: Your Mama | Thursday, April 24, 2014
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SELLER: Catherine DeneuveLOCATION: near Guainville, FrancePRICE: €3,990,000SIZE: about 13,000 square feet, 10 bedrooms, unknown bathroomsYOUR MAMAS NOTES: Some of y'all may have already read on Luxuo or Habitually Chic or Domaine or Curbed that enigmatic...
From: Real Estalker | By: Your Mama | Thursday, April 24, 2014
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It's day four of "Inside the Football Media" week at Bleacher Report, and Thursday's subject is Richard Heathcote, who plies his trade as a sports photographer with Getty Images.  - Day One: Ollie Holt talks about life as a football writer- Day Two: Gary Lineker on...
From: Bleacher Report | By: Will Tidey | Thursday, April 24, 2014
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The Bard of Avon was born 450 years ago (today, in fact) and, rightly so, England is celebrating his enduring legacy. Rather than zipping over to Stratford for the day and checking off Shakespeare sites from a list, I wanted to experience the landscapes...
From: National Geographic | By: Annie Fitzsimmons | Wednesday, April 23, 2014
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CRISPR Therapeutics has received $25 million in Series A funding from Versant Ventures. Based in Basel, Switzerland, CRISPR Therapeutics is a biopharmaceutical firm focused on gene-editing technology CRISPR-Cas9.
From: PE Hub | By: Iris Dorbian | Thursday, April 24, 2014
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Bonus read: "Afghan Security Forces Take Charge," Michael McBride (SouthAsia) Afghanistan 3 Americans killed in attack at hospital An Afghan police officer shot and killed three American doctors at the Cure International Hospital in Kabul on Thursday...
From: Foreign Policy | By: schneidere | Thursday, April 24, 2014
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The Education and Early Life of Cuanduine...
From: HiLoBrow | By: Eimar O'Duffy | Thursday, April 24, 2014
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When I set out to create the 100 Most Influential People to the Most Influential Demographic, I contacted many experts on the 18-to-34 year olds that large companies are trying to appeal to. That’s because it’s so hard to get to 100. I mean, 100...
From: Time | By: Matt Vella | Thursday, April 24, 2014
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Was it Tibor Fischer’s hatchet job on Yellow Dog? Was it the fallout from the  Islamophobia row? Was it getting his teeth fixed? Who knows, but at some point in… Continue readingThe post Martin Amis may be a pompous arse, but he’s our pompous...
From: Spectator | By: Digby Warde-Aldam | Thursday, April 24, 2014
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03.25.14-05.31.14 Sadie Coles | 62 Kingly Street, London, review written by Andrew Witt
From: ArtForum | Wednesday, April 23, 2014
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Frequent and occasional bullying were both associated with a higher risk for depression, psychological distress, suicidal thoughts, and anxiety disorders in middle age....
From: The Atlantic | By: Julie Beck | Wednesday, April 23, 2014
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Richard Gilligan traveled around Europe and the United States photographing these self-built skate spots for a new book by Prestel called DIY / Underground Skateparks...
From: Time | By: Jeffrey Ladd | Thursday, April 24, 2014
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Doug Liman directed Edge of Tomorrow for Warner Bros., and the studio is evidently happy with the film. How do we know? Because WB has just set Liman to direct an adaptation of a forthcoming young adult sci-fi tale, the new Philip Reeve book Railhead....
From: SlashFilm | By: Russ Fischer | Wednesday, April 23, 2014
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Pierce Brosnan hasn’t played James Bond in years, but his days of daring aren’t totally behind him. In the new The Love Punch trailer, he plans to steal a $10 million diamond after a shady French financier makes off with his pension fund. The difference...
From: SlashFilm | By: Angie Han | Wednesday, April 23, 2014
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Short read: for his classical music highlight, Michael Church picks Juan Diego Flórez reprising a princely role From INTELLIGENT LIFE magazine, May/June 2014 Opera singers who hit mega-fame tend to become coarsened by the process, but nothing has...
From: More Intelligent Life | Wednesday, April 23, 2014
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Rose Eveleth suggests that the “curse” of the Unlucky Mummy – blamed in Britain for a variety of disasters in the late 19th and early 20th century, including the sinking of the Titanic – reflected  sublimated anxieties about colonialism:...
From: The Atlantic | By: Andrew Sullivan | Wednesday, April 23, 2014
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The incarcerated may be the Bard's ideal modern audience....
From: The Atlantic | By: Karen Swallow Prior | Wednesday, April 23, 2014
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Wikipedia Commons Sometime between mid-February and late March al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) held a combination pep rally and planning conference.  The specific location is contested, but almost certainly somewhere in Yemen.  On March 29...
From: Homeland Security Watch | By: Philip J. Palin | Thursday, April 24, 2014
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‘The Extra Mile’ Debuts Big In Israel The Extra Mile, the new reality format from Israel’s Studio Glam, debuted locally on Tuesday as the most-watched show on Channel 10 in the past two years. The show, which challenges divorced couples to work...
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Inside, please find a list of twenty-eight movies, TV episodes, and short subjects by Errol Morris and two movies about Errol Morris, all of which can be streamed, along with some short descriptions of their content. Gates of Heaven (1978) - A documentary...
From: MetaFilter | By: Going To Maine | Thursday, April 24, 2014
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Posted by EricaMcGillivray *drumroll* ... That's right, friends, the MozCon 2014 Agenda is here! You can now show this to your boss to get that final approval and start making plans for how many notebooks you'll be filling with ideas and tips. But first,...
From: SEOmoz | By: EricaMcGillivray | Thursday, April 24, 2014
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London is the most important city in the world for the rich, according to the latest Wealth Report from real estate consulting firm Knight Frank. But it won't hold onto its title for long. According to the report, New York is set to overtake London as...
From: Free Republic | By: Business Insider | Thursday, April 24, 2014
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WASHINGTON D.C. April 23, 2014 – The Breitbart News Network (@BreitbartNews) announced today the addition of the Daily Caller’s Katie McHugh (@k_mcq) as the new weekend editor. “This is as exciting of a time that we’ve ever had at Breitbart,”...
From: Big Journalism | Thursday, April 24, 2014
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EXCLUSIVE: Jackie Earle Haley, who has made the most of a second career wind since his Oscar-nominated turn in Little Children, has made it to the directing chair. He’ll make his feature debut on Criminal Activities, an indie crime drama that stars...
From: Deadline Hollywood Daily | By: MIKE FLEMING JR | Wednesday, April 23, 2014
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Why the dauphin in diapers may be a waning monarchy’s best weaponThe post Prince George: Baby at work appeared first on Macleans.ca....
From: Macleans | By: Jonathon Gatehouse | Wednesday, April 23, 2014
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