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  by Jean-Louis Gassée After last week’s lengthy discussion of Apple’s software foibles, today’s fare is lighter but intriguing: The Apple logo is a stamp of excellence that’s proudly worn by the Mac, iPhone, iPad, Watch… why is it withheld...
From: Monday Note | By: Jean-Louis Gassée | Monday, January 26, 2015
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What is going on with Thomas? His sickly pallor and kitchen thievery spiced up an otherwise standard fourth episode of the show's fifth season....
From: The Atlantic | By: Sophie Gilbert | Monday, January 26, 2015
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Since we're already calling the SAG Awards red carpet the most stylish of the season, it goes without saying it'll be hard to choose the best dressed. But the stunning looks Lupita Nyong'o, Rashida Jones, Julia Roberts, Keira Knightley, and Emma Stone...
From: FabSugar | By: Sarah-Wasilak | Monday, January 26, 2015
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Parenting today comes with more than the stress of kids. It comes with the derision of your fellow breeders when you choose a path that goes against their deeply help beliefs. And it's going to happen. No matter how closely you choose your friends, someone—even...
From: AdWeek | By: Rebecca Cullers | Monday, January 26, 2015
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Cat and Harry are an easy-going kinda couple, so they wanted that reflected in their August wedding. Their ceremony was held at Islington Town Hall, and their reception at The Peasant pub down the road.
From: Rock and Roll Bride | By: Kat | Monday, January 26, 2015
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Joshua Davis talks about his new book, Spare Parts, backwards running, journalism, and entering the US National Arm Wrestling Championship.
From: The Rumpus | By: Beverly Parayno | Monday, January 26, 2015
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When you've been through the trauma of PPD, you'll do just about anything to prevent a repeat performance. The post Placenta Encapsulation Saved Me from the Hole of Postpartum Depression appeared first on Babble....
From: Babble | By: Andrea Howe | Sunday, January 25, 2015
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ObamaCollege, brought to you by the Barack Obama. The man who gifted us with such products as cash for clunkers, the stimuli, and ObamaCare. At this point, it is kind of like a teenager who just got out of jail for his second DUI related homicide and...
From: The Inquisitr | By: David Joseph | Monday, January 26, 2015
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There’s been an alarming rise in the number of people suffering from obesity, and because of this, various studies have been finding ways to better understand the mechanisms of different hormones influencing the development of weight gain and obesity....
From: The Inquisitr | By: Asher Bayot | Monday, January 26, 2015
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George Clooney might be considered a “trophy husband” by some, but Amal Alamuddin isn’t the biggest fan of her man’s soft and squishy physique. According to a recent rumor, Amal is forcing George to slim down before the Academy Awards. Clooney...
From: The Inquisitr | By: Treva Bowdoin | Monday, January 26, 2015
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MASHANTUCKET, Conn. — Optimism was the common theme surrounding the Boston Red Sox this weekend....
From: NESN | By: Ricky Doyle | Sunday, January 25, 2015
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Police are on the hunt for a girl as young as 12 and three adults allegedly involved in a $4.6-million diamond heist that targeted a luxury jewelry store in Hong Kong....
From: CNN | Monday, January 26, 2015
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Keira Knightley definitely has that mom-to-be glow. The 29-year-old pregnant star was beaming as she arrived at the SAG Awards Sunday, rocking a stunning purple, floral Erdem tiered gown and a diamond ear cuff. As she posed to the side, Keira gave photogs...
From: Just So You Know | By: Brandi Fowler | Sunday, January 25, 2015
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Rick Famuyiwa’s “Dope” offered a relatively laid back Sundance 2015 a jolt of bracing cinematic energy with one of the most vibrant comedies the fest has seen in the last few years. The director of “The Wood” and “Brown Sugar” returns with...
From: Roger Ebert | By: Brian Tallerico | Monday, January 26, 2015
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The little instrument has gone from being an exotic new trend to the embodiment of kitsch since it arrived on Hawaii 125 years ago, but is currently enjoying a revival....
From: The Atlantic | By: Marion Jacobson | Sunday, January 25, 2015
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I've found that my baby goes to sleep easier when listening to Enya. I can only listen to Orinoco Flow so many times before I kill myself. Can you help me find Enya-like music to add to the cue?If it helps he also seems to like 'Celtic Woman' (lord help...
From: Ask Metafilter | By: Toddles | Monday, January 26, 2015
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The mom-to-be is expecting her first child, a daughter, in February
From: People | Monday, January 26, 2015
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So much jealousy.
From: College Candy | By: College Candy | Monday, January 26, 2015
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Today’s Pinch Hitter is Chase Madorsky, a freshman at UCLA who’s from Livingston, N.J.. “Growing up,” he wrote, “baseball was my life, as I played rec-baseball through my junior year of high school, coached my senior year — a championship...
From: LoHud Yankees Blog | By: Chad Jennings | Sunday, January 25, 2015
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PHOENIX -- Don't bother asking Seattle Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman if he's the best cornerback in the NFL. He won't answer such questions. A reporter asked Sherman that question during Sunday's Super Bowl media availability at the Arizona Grand...
From: ESPN | By: Josh Weinfuss | Monday, January 26, 2015
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The Veep actor is expecting his first child with wife Elspeth Keller in April, he tells PEOPLE
From: People | Sunday, January 25, 2015
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The quality of infant care in the UAE is in line for a significant boost thanks to new medical technologies that will be available to clinicians treating the young patients at Al Jalila Children’s Specialty Hospital in Dubai. GE Healthcare announced...
From: AME Info | By: Nadeen El Ajou | Monday, January 26, 2015
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Here's a pro tip: if your baby doesn't walk, they don't need shoes. The post 10 Baby Products You Definitely Don’t Need appeared first on Babble....
From: Babble | By: Samantha Rodman | Sunday, January 25, 2015
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In wake of a study that suggests women with fat bottoms and thick thighs produce intelligent babies, another story surfaced that claims thin celebrities promoting barely-there baby bumps, while looking glamorous, are sending the wrong messages to pregnant...
From: The Inquisitr | By: Bradley Ryder | Sunday, January 25, 2015
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This month at the Gluten-Free Menu Swap, we’re exploring specific gluten-free diets. So far, this month, we’ve explored the Paleo Diet, the Low FODMAPs Diet, and the Specific Carbohydrate Diet (SCD). This week, I’m trying the Paleo Autoimmune...
From: Celiac Family | By: Heather | Monday, January 26, 2015
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The first car I bought and paid for on my own, after the divorce, was a 1992 maroon Toyota Corolla. I loved that car, and so did my children! The story of the Corolla is the story of my family.
From: Three Quarks Daily | By: Carol A Westbrook | Monday, January 26, 2015
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Gone fishing? Hardly.
From: The Kernel | By: Allen Weiner | Sunday, January 25, 2015
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This was supposed to be the weekend that would clear things up in the Oscar race. Instead, it was a weekend that threw the race into disarray, sending one contender soaring and another faltering. What happened? Richard Linklater’s “Boyhood,” which...
From: The Wrap | By: Steve Pond | Monday, January 26, 2015
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Trailers are an under-appreciated art form insofar that many times they’re seen as vehicles for showing footage, explaining films away, or showing their hand about what moviegoers can expect. Foreign, domestic, independent, big budget: What better...
From: SlashFilm | By: Christopher Stipp | Sunday, January 25, 2015
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Can you hear that? That's the sound of the National Football League breathing a huge sigh of relief that advertisers still want to sidle up to the Super Bowl buffet, after a rocky year that gave "let's go to the videotape" entirely new meaning. Kat Gordon,...
From: AdWeek | By: Kat Gordon | Monday, January 26, 2015
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Naked women are videoed and photographed to advertise everything from clothing (oddly) to hamburgers and no one bats an eye. The instant a breastfeeding mother posts a photo of her infant feeding, Americans lose their collective minds. The latest buzz...
From: The Inquisitr | By: Lauren Cole | Monday, January 26, 2015
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Immigration reform is dead. So why are politicians still arguing about it?...
From: The Atlantic | By: Molly Ball | Sunday, January 25, 2015
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The 4-year-old Calise Manning was trained for this day - she just didn't know it would come so soon. The Kalamazoo, MI, preschooler is being called a hero after calling 911 while her mother - who was nine months pregnant - was having an epileptic seizure....
From: LilSugar | By: Rebecca-M-Gruber | Monday, January 26, 2015
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Model Erin McNaught was very proud of the work she put in to get her post-baby body to look very good, so she uploaded a “selfie” to her Instagram account. What she didn’t anticipate was the abuse she would receive for doing so. Instead of seeing...
From: The Inquisitr | By: Toni Matthews | Monday, January 26, 2015
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Reid Scott is adding his own little VP to the mix. The Veep star is expecting his first child with wife Elspeth Keller, the mommy-to-be debuting her baby bump on the red carpet......
From: E Online | Monday, January 26, 2015
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The "Imitation Game" actress is pregnant with her first child.
From: New York Post | By: Fahima Haque | Monday, January 26, 2015
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A serene-looking Kim Kardashian kept her kulo klassy at the BET Honors last night. By “klassy,” I mean her husband didn’t have her serve that ass up like two greased n’ shiny hogs gone fetal per usual. Instead, Yeezus stuffed her into a dark-sided...
From: Dlisted | By: J Harvey | Sunday, January 25, 2015
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If CDs are "dead," so is iTunes....
From: The Atlantic | By: Derek Thompson | Sunday, January 25, 2015
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Kim Kardashian wants to break the internet by posing nude again, and this time she wants to do it with a baby in her belly. However, Kim isn’t planning on stripping down again just to see if she can top her infamous Paper magazine cover — she also...
From: The Inquisitr | By: Treva Bowdoin | Sunday, January 25, 2015
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When it comes to exactly why the Weather Channel exists, know this: It doesn't for a benign sunny day in June or a crisp autumn evening. It isn't on your dial because of April showers or May flowers or for a few flurries Christmas night. The Weather...
From: Mediaite | By: Joe Concha | Sunday, January 25, 2015
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Jenna Tosh New President/ CEO Santa Barbara Chapter of Planned Parenthood Jenna Tosh Talks about Protestors, Congress, and Her Plans for the Santa Barbara ChapterLast week, Jenna Tosh became the new leader for the tri-counties Planned Parenthood branch,...
From: Free Republic | By: The Santa Barbara Independent | Sunday, January 25, 2015
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BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Fisher-Price has long eschewed "professional" models for its packaging, instead using the babies and toddlers parents trundle in to the toy maker's headquarters in the qua…
From: St. Louis Post-Dispatch | Sunday, January 25, 2015
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They might be on to something.
From: The Kernel | By: Jaya Saxena | Sunday, January 25, 2015
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Guest:Being an angry farm kid is one thing – but setting foot in a ring at 40 years old takes an admitted amount of ‘crazy.’...
From: VentureBeat | By: Luke Richey, Gravity Jack | Sunday, January 25, 2015
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At 45, Jennifer Lopez manages to balance a personal life that includes six-year-old twins with a professional career that’s skyrocketing with opportunities from acting to singing. She shared her secrets for keeping her energy level high and body perfect,...
From: The Inquisitr | By: Joanne Eglash | Sunday, January 25, 2015
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A new year, a new annual Edge question: “What do you think about machines that think?” James J. O’Donnell, a classical scholar, contends that “nobody would ever ask a machine what it thinks about machines that think”. He breaks down the question:...
From: The Atlantic | By: Andrew Sullivan | Saturday, January 24, 2015
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Don't get me wrong, love is a wonderfully glorious thing, but the forced "We're so in lurrrve, let's spend lots of money on overpriced bouquets and go to a packed restaurant with everyone else that's also in lurrrrrve" attitude around Valentine's Day...
From: Rock and Roll Bride | By: Kat | Sunday, January 25, 2015
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Even grandma swipes right.
From: The Kernel | By: Aaron Sankin | Sunday, January 25, 2015
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And it's only more heated than ever. The post 42 Years Post Roe v Wade, the Abortion Debate Continues appeared first on Babble....
From: Babble | By: Brian Gresko | Friday, January 23, 2015
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