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My iPhone 5S has a ton of stuff in "Other" storage (iTunes screenshot); I don't even have disk space to do the latest iOS update. I see this is a common problem, surely some of you have a solution?In particular, I see there are some paid software or...
From: Ask Metafilter | By: ThePinkSuperhero | Friday, October 31, 2014
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I have been offered a possible role to manage a section of a start up company. I have expertise in the area I would be managing, but I have never negotiated a contract or anything like it in business and I have no idea how it goes. I don't want to work...
From: Ask Metafilter | By: Pablito | Friday, October 31, 2014
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Recipes Here’s a sample of some of the recipes you’ll find in Healthy Chinese Take Out – Favorite Recipes eBook:  
From: Steamy Kitchen | By: Jaden | Friday, October 31, 2014
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PHILADELPHIA (TheStreet) -- The idea of retirement is scary to many, especially those without a traditional pension. But at last week's Bogleheads meeting -- which gathered 250 fans of Jack Bogle, founder of low-cost index-fund-focused mutual fund company...
From: TheStreet | By: Nora Morrison | Friday, October 31, 2014
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Asking users to "like" your Facebook page in exchange for a freebie rarely leads to a long-term relationship. Here are five psychological tactics for creating more sustainable relationships with your followers – the type that keeps bringing returns...
From: Unbounce | By: Pratik Dholakiya | Friday, October 31, 2014
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Observant viewers of “The Daily Show with Jon Stewart” may have noticed that the Comedy Central program has a new advertiser. No, not a video game or even a new flavor of Bud Light: a family-owned outfit out of Kansas is buying ad time during the...
From: Consumerist | By: Laura Northrup | Thursday, October 30, 2014
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King Gizzard at BV-CMJ last week (more by Amanda Hatfield) Hop Along at Wicker Park Fest 2014 (more by Jeff Ryan) You can browse our full NYC show calendar and our 2015 Halloween guide for more of tonight's shows,...
From: Brooklyn Vegan | By: brooklynvegan | Friday, October 31, 2014
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by NinaHave you ever made a decision you knew would change your life? Maybe you’re not sure how you know, but you know. This is big. Life will never be the same. A few years ago, my husband and I made one of those decisions. It was a simple one, yes,...
From: Simple Mom | By: Nina | Friday, October 31, 2014
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Rumors that Kate Middleton’s pregnancy is not out of the woods keep coming. The latest tabloid news is that the Duchess of Cambridge is 13 pounds underweight, at only 108 pounds. It would not be surprising if that is the case, as she is a very slender...
From: The Inquisitr | By: Patricia Didelot | Friday, October 31, 2014
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Yes, I shower daily, thankyouverymuch.The post 7 Stereotypes About Motherhood That Totally Annoy Me appeared first on Babble....
From: Babble | By: Chaunie Brusie | Thursday, October 30, 2014
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This is crowd-sourced appeal to readers… I’m looking for divorce litigators to interview outside of the U.S. One restriction is that they have to be able to speak English. This is for a book project on which I am a co-author. We’re particularly...
From: Philip Greenspun | By: philg | Friday, October 31, 2014
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From the time I was a little girl myself, I dreamed of motherhood — and the dream always included little girls.The post The Baby Boy I Never Knew I Wanted appeared first on Babble....
From: Babble | By: Lauren Hartmann | Thursday, October 30, 2014
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MTV Shows What do you get when you cross Jersey Shore and Duck Dynasty? Slednecks, that’s what. MTV debuts its brand new reality series tonight, about a group of twenty-somethings who’ve lived their entire lives in Alaska. While…...
From: OK Magazine | By: Haley Longman | Thursday, October 30, 2014
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A common complication, gestational diabetes affects approximately 6-7% of pregnant women. Currently, screening is done in two steps to help identify patients most at risk; however, the suggested levels for additional testing were based on singleton pregnancy...
From: Science Daily | Thursday, October 30, 2014
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Instead of claiming that young people take gender equality for granted, we should be recognizing their work for reproductive rights and striving to better support them. Image: Eugenio Marongiu / Shutterstock.com The post Actually, Young People Are Leading...
From: RH Reality Check | By: Erin Matson | Thursday, October 30, 2014
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I have to admit, I read my horoscope. Kind of often, actually. It might seem crazy, but it’s something I’ve always done, probably because of all the fashion magazines I’ve read throughout the years. I don’t know if I really believe in it —...
From: Garance Dore | By: Garance | Thursday, October 30, 2014
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Sad that Project Runway ended last week (and that Amanda didn’t win?!). No worries because tonight, after the reunion special, Project Runway All Stars returns with its fourth season, and Alyssa Milano returns as host! PHOTOS: Alyssa Milano and More...
From: OK Magazine | By: Haley Longman | Thursday, October 30, 2014
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The amendments in Colorado and North Dakota giving legal rights to fetuses would leave people seeking in vitro fertilization (IVF) in the dust. Image: Shutterstock The post ‘Personhood’ Amendments Would Hurt Families Who Want Children appeared first...
From: RH Reality Check | By: Keiko Zoll | Thursday, October 30, 2014
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Ten years ago, prescription painkiller dependence swept rural America. As the government cracked down on doctors and drug companies, people went searching for a cheaper, more accessible high. Now, many areas are struggling with an unprecedented heroin...
From: The Atlantic | By: Olga Khazan | Thursday, October 30, 2014
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Appetizer that is quick and easy. -- posted by Chef #1803280091
From: Recipezaar | Friday, October 31, 2014
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by Megan Johnson Cheryl Strayed may now be a New York Times bestselling author, but the “Wild” writer says she remained in the red until recently. “I just paid off on my student loan debt on my 44th birthday, 2 years ago,” Cheryl told the crowd...
From: The Billfold | By: Megan Johnson | Thursday, October 30, 2014
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It was a banner week for the tabloids, and not in a good way. OK!, Life & Style, In Touch, Star, and the National Enquirer all published cover stories that were either grossly misleading, wrong, or flat-out made up. And Gossip Cop corrected every...
From: Gossip Cop | By: Shari Weiss | Thursday, October 30, 2014
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On September 29th, power in Afghanistan changed hands for the first time in 13 years. At the Arg, the presidential palace in Kabul, Ashraf Ghani was sworn in as president, while the outgoing Hamid Karzai watched calmly from a front-row seat.  Washington,...
From: Truthout | Thursday, October 30, 2014
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Instead of flocking to sunny beach havens or downsizing to a condo in the city during their retirement years, a majority of Baby Boomers say they're just going to stay put in their old home....
From: CNN | Thursday, October 30, 2014
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The whole crew behind the Evil Dead remake — producers Sam Raimi and Robert Tapert, director and co-writer Fede Alvarez, and writer Rodo Sayagues — are working together on a new thriller. The film is A Man in the Dark, which Raimi and Tapert’s...
From: SlashFilm | By: Russ Fischer | Thursday, October 30, 2014
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From the joy of the World Series to a grinning Pope Francis, here's a collection of photos to get your weekend started with a smile...
From: Time | By: anrongxu | Friday, October 31, 2014
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Are Kim Kardashian and Kanye West expecting baby number 2? Well, if we are to believe what she said during an interview with PixieWoo.com last month, then the answer is […]
From: My Fashion Life | By: Maria Pierides | Friday, October 31, 2014
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When my daughter and her best friend came up with an idea to raise money for cystic fibrosis, I had no idea how far their journey would take them. The post Raising Money to Find a Cure, One Ribbon Barrette at a Time appeared first on Babble....
From: Babble | By: Leticia Barr | Thursday, October 30, 2014
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A selected guide to cultural events for children, teenagers and families in New York City....
From: New York Times | By: LAUREL GRAEBER | Thursday, October 30, 2014
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Here’s a Halloween project to look forward to, though it won’t be ready in time for this Halloween. Epic Pictures Group is assembling a horror anthology called Tales of Halloween, which will bring together directors like Neil Marshall (The Descent)...
From: SlashFilm | By: Angie Han | Thursday, October 30, 2014
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Because if I tried a one-size-fits-all parenting method with my kids, I wouldn't get very far.The post My Mom Secret? I Parent My Children Differently appeared first on Babble....
From: Babble | By: Jeannette Kaplun | Thursday, October 30, 2014
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Good job Rupert…it’s all going according to plan.
From: Firedoglake | By: Attaturk | Friday, October 31, 2014
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I've gotten my 64 year old mother hooked on Serial, and now she's requesting more podcasts. The ones I listen to are silly comedy things that I don't think are quite her cup of tea.I've recommended This American Life, obviously, and I think she would...
From: Ask Metafilter | By: something something | Thursday, October 30, 2014
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Ringo Starr would later say he could “feel” the city as they landed, the day the Beatles came to New York, could feel the energy that came along with a frenzied reception the Fab Four had recently become accustomed to: armies of shrieking young girls....
From: Business Insider | By: Caroline Moss | Thursday, October 30, 2014
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Driven by its high poverty rate, Mississippi ranks low on health and wellness. It has one the highest rates of obesity, heart disease, and diabetes in the country, as well as the highest mortality rate for infants and adults. These ills are worst among...
From: Slate | By: Jamelle Bouie | Thursday, October 30, 2014
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Hazel Ward-Redman, who showcased the musical and artistic talent of young Trinbagonians through her television shows, has passed away. Fans and protégés pay their respects.
From: Global Voices | By: Janine Mendes-Franco | Thursday, October 30, 2014
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Joe Klein is struck how Democratic candidates have “emphasized women’s issues–equal pay, parental leave, abortion rights–in the hope of luring undecided, independent women to the fold”: [Campaigning on women's issues] has been effective and...
From: The Atlantic | By: Andrew Sullivan | Thursday, October 30, 2014
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Two couples, friends, were trying to have a baby. One had the solution for both....
From: New York Times | By: ILANA KRAMER | Thursday, October 30, 2014
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The inventor of a breakthrough DNA test for Down syndrome says the technology can be used to screen people for cancer.The Hong Kong scientist who invented a simple blood test to show pregnant women if their babies have Down syndrome is now testing a...
From: MIT Technology Review | Friday, October 31, 2014
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Trust me, I know it’s easy to steal bites off their plate, snack when they snack, and sit and watch them play, but there are ways around this.The post I Refuse to Use My Toddler as an Excuse for Gaining Weight appeared first on Babble....
From: Babble | By: Heather Neal | Wednesday, October 29, 2014
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The worst kept secret in Hollywood is finally out—Justin Timberlake and Jessica Biel are going to be parents! PHOTOS: 13 Stars Who Are Pregnant Right Now The couple, who have been married for two years, haven’t yet addressed the …...
From: OK Magazine | By: Haley Longman | Thursday, October 30, 2014
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R.A. LenhardtFor the book symposium on Clare Huntington, Failure  to Flourish: How Family Law Undermines Family Relationships(Oxford University Press, 2014)  Several years ago, I invited a lawyer and social worker from the Bronx Defenders’ family...
From: Balkinization | By: Guest Blogger | Friday, October 31, 2014
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A single-car crash in Breaux Bridge, Louisiana, has left two teen girls dead and a third girl in critical condition. The accident took place as the girls were walking to school. New startling cell phone footage claims to show the driver in the deadly...
From: The Inquisitr | By: Tara West | Friday, October 31, 2014
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"I love you, and I'm so happy for you. I just can't be around you right now."The post I Can’t Be Friends with You During Your Pregnancy appeared first on Babble....
From: Babble | By: Devan McGuinness | Thursday, October 30, 2014
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Divers at Tiger Beach in the Bahamas often get close to the sharks that call the area home, yet one photographer captured astonishing footage as a tiger shark attacked a GoPro, revealing the inside of the predator’s bite. YouTube user lasongo posted...
From: The Inquisitr | By: Dustin Wicksell | Thursday, October 30, 2014
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Jason Reitman is hopping into television — casually Hulu has picked up 10 episodes of Casual, a single-camera, half-hour comedy from the Oscar-nominated director, set to debut on the streaming service in 2015 See also: On Hulu's 'Quick Draw,' Improv...
From: Mashable | By: Sandra Gonzalez | Thursday, October 30, 2014
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This is a huge move for Lea Michele and Matthew Paetz. Although the two have been quietly dating for months now, Michele has only just begun to make tentative steps in showing off her dating coach boyfriend. Well, now it looks like those days are over...
From: The Inquisitr | By: Niki Cruz | Thursday, October 30, 2014
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"When it comes to baby's development, the early years are the most important," the pregnant singer says
From: People | Thursday, October 30, 2014
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In the Recall Roundup for October, some American consumers aren’t clear on how tables work, an appliance that’s supposed to kill bedbugs tries to do so by burning your house down, and a Halloween flashlight can overheat and melt in a terrifying way....
From: Consumerist | By: Laura Northrup | Thursday, October 30, 2014
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While they weren't always depicted as shirtless teen heartthrobs, creatures who turn from human into wolf (and vice versa) appear in tales dating back to antiquity. So throughout the Middle Ages and the Renaissance, artists have had plenty of strange...
From: Io9 | By: Vincze Miklós | Thursday, October 30, 2014
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