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As the latest round of would-be blockbusters not starring Seth Rogen and James Franco packs ‘em in at a theater..
From: Popdose | By: Robert Cass | Monday, December 22, 2014
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Amidst a turbulent year, Bulent Kilic's photographs have consistently grabbed the attention of editors and viewers around the world...
From: Time | By: Phil Bicker | Monday, December 22, 2014
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Imagine having no options at all.The post The Breast vs. Bottle Debate Is a Luxury Many Moms Don’t Have appeared first on Babble....
From: Babble | By: Alice Gomstyn | Saturday, December 20, 2014
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On a day when a rocket fired from Gaza landed in southern Israel, Israeli forces shot six protesters in the northern Gaza strip, attacked Palestinian fishermen, and struck a Hamas installation, as one official described a "ticking clock" till the next...
From: Mondoweiss | By: Kate | Saturday, December 20, 2014
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Reflections on the thirtieth anniversary of becoming a vegetarian...
From: Owen Abroad | By: Owen Barder | Monday, December 22, 2014
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From the origin of the universe to the unusual stories behind people's tattoos, by way of secular spirituality, the hummingbird effect, and Werner Herzog.Brain Pickings takes 450+ hours a month to curate and edit across the different platforms, and remains...
From: Brain Pickings | By: Maria Popova | Monday, December 22, 2014
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2014 had its fair share of landmark scientific accomplishments: dramatic cuts to the cost of sequencing a genome; sweeping investigations of climate change impacts in the US; advances in private-sector space travel, and plenty more. But there was also...
From: Mother Jones | By: Tim McDonnell | Monday, December 22, 2014
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The spirit of the eight-year-old orphan at the center of the Ray Wigdal case was laid to rest this morning at a memorial service in Baobaoshan, although her body still remains in limbo. Fourteen people were in attendance when the memorial service was...
From: The Beijinger | By: admin | Monday, December 22, 2014
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Whether you end up changing the world or just your own health, eating less -- and spending on quality over quantity -- is a great idea....
From: Grist | By: Nathanael Johnson | Monday, December 22, 2014
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Commentary: fewer uninsured, but debt, mental health coverage and dental care are on the agenda for 2015.
From: Center for Public Integrity | By: Wendell Potter | Monday, December 22, 2014
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Tiffany views her role as a wife, devoid of a career, as a parallel to Stephen’s term for the ornithological lifestyle. She “breeds and feeds” now, after entering her thirties with a useless liberal arts degrees and a series of menial jobs. Marriage...
From: 3AM Magazine | By: K Thomas Kahn | Monday, December 22, 2014
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More from the archives: Described as funniest Supreme Court amicus brief ever, and it prevailed in the Ohio campaign-law case [Ilya Shapiro, Trevor Burrus and Gabriel Latner for P.J. O’Rourke, via our post] Mardi Gras time: “Caution! Non-edible baby...
From: Overlawyered | By: Walter Olson | Monday, December 22, 2014
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To most people in the United States, the generation they believe has more going for them than any other generation is the current one, the Millennials. Older generations – especially the Baby Boomers – associate Millennials as having everything but...
From: The Inquisitr | By: Jan Omega | Sunday, December 21, 2014
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There’s a YouTube video that’s consistently going viral, and I learned about it when a couple of people from my boot camp class asked me if I’d seen the video of the commercial of pregnant women dancing their butts off. I immediately Googled and...
From: The Inquisitr | By: Paula Mooney | Sunday, December 21, 2014
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Nicole Paige’s children helped her focus on her dream to make a career out of baking....
From: New York Times | By: ASHLEY SOUTHALL | Monday, December 22, 2014
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The holidays are all about extended family, which means, by necessity, they’re also all about alcohol. But what if you’re a nursing mom? On the one hand, you’ve probably been told by your friends to start drinking Guinness, based on the popular...
From: Slate | By: Melinda Wenner Moyer | Monday, December 22, 2014
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Plus: Things are heating up between Zac Efron and his new girlfriend
From: People | Monday, December 22, 2014
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Teen fans feel betrayed by a YouTube star whose bestselling novel was revealed to be ghostwritten...
From: Salon.com | Sunday, December 21, 2014
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Why sharks need your help Jaws has more to fear than humans It may come as a shock for you to hear that many species of shark are close to extinction. Many may consider this a good thing, fewer dangerous man-killers in the oceans? The media has taught...
From: The Good Human | By: Lisa Forher | Monday, December 22, 2014
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I love making infused spirits at home. They’re easy to put together and they taste worlds better than similar products that you can buy at the local liquor store. Making your own infusions also means that you have a lot more options for flavor combinations...
From: Baking Bites | By: Nicole | Sunday, December 21, 2014
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The Seahawks are in full "come at me bro" mode, dismantling an over-matched Cardinals team on their home turf 35-6 and positioning themselves for home field advantage in the process. Y'all remember when the Seahawks traded Percy Harvin and the team was...
From: Dawgs by Nature | By: Jacson Bevens | Monday, December 22, 2014
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For your little Lewis and Clark, or Amelia Earhart.The post 11 Stylish Ways to Inspire Your Kid’s Inner Explorer appeared first on Babble....
From: Babble | By: Babble Editors | Sunday, December 21, 2014
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Charlie Shrem, the Bitcoin entrepreneur accused of helping users of drug marketplace The Silk Road move money around the internet, has been sentenced to two years in prison, Engadget reports.  Shrem was the CEO of Bitcoin exchange BitInstant, which...
From: Business Insider | By: James Cook | Monday, December 22, 2014
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Hi Steve, I am the new director at Franklin Children's School a private, non-profit preschool in Franklin. We are getting ready for registration for the 2015-2016 school year. I was wondering if you would be willing to share the information about our...
From: Franklin Matters | Monday, December 22, 2014
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In 2014, for every one step forward, we took two back.
From: The Kernel | By: S.E. Smith | Sunday, December 21, 2014
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What if Santa’s a Vegan? What if you want to go on a cruise but don’t do the dairy thing? What if Dr. Dog covered Architecture in Helsinki? These were just a few questions that were answered via… (in post Click: Facebook Firings, The Media’s...
From: The Hype Machine | Monday, December 22, 2014
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From Lydia, an administrator at an abortion clinic: “Patients who have a wanted pregnancy and lose it, or choose abortions because of fetal anomalies, always call it “the baby.” It is a baby to them, developed or not… Some women never “connect”...
From: Free Republic | By: Clinic Quotes | Monday, December 22, 2014
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What if Santa’s a Vegan? What if you want to go on a cruise but don’t do the dairy thing? What if Dr. Dog covered Architecture in Helsinki? These were just a few questions that were answered via… (in post Click: Facebook Firings, The Media’s...
From: The Hype Machine | Monday, December 22, 2014
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Sadly, the budget compromise approved by Congress and signed by President Obama cuts $93 billion from the food stamp program. Never mind that the Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children works for the betterment of families and...
From: Liberaland | By: Alan | Monday, December 22, 2014
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What if Santa’s a Vegan? What if you want to go on a cruise but don’t do the dairy thing? What if Dr. Dog covered Architecture in Helsinki? These were just a few questions that were answered via… (in post Click: Facebook Firings, The Media’s...
From: The Hype Machine | Monday, December 22, 2014
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Surveillance video shows a person walking away from a stolen car with a baby inside. CNN affiliate WLWT reports.
From: CNN | Sunday, December 21, 2014
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Susan Copich's Domestic Bliss photographs look like pathological, dystopian stock photography, a Stepford Cindy Sherman, about as funny as an electrocution in the tub. I hope she makes a million dollars from them. They've been turning up on various websites...
From: Daddy Types | By: greg | Monday, December 22, 2014
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CAIRNS, Australia — A judge on Monday rejected a plea by lawyers for an Australia woman charged with killing eight children to have the next hearing held in a mental health court. Mersane Warria, charged under her full name of Raina Mersane Ina Thaiday,...
From: Chicago Sun-Times | By: Associated Press | Monday, December 22, 2014
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Awards  The longlist of nominees for the International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award has been announced. The winners of the Rhysling Awards have been announced by the Science Fiction Poetry Association. The Folio Prize long list has been announced. What...
From: Open Letters Monthly | By: Terry Weyna | Monday, December 22, 2014
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by Will Wilkinson My son, Felix, is not yet a year old, so Kerry and I have got a lot of parenting choices ahead of us. For example, should we conspire to make Felix believe in Santa. I think we should, for pretty much the same reasons Pascal-Emanuel...
From: The Atlantic | By: Will Wilkinson | Sunday, December 21, 2014
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"Madly in love with my little Reign Aston Disick," the reality star shared Sunday
From: People | Sunday, December 21, 2014
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I've come to realize over the years that while I love my father, I am so different from him, and do not share his and his wife's (he is remarried) lifestyle and values and really wish I could come to accept it and completely distance myself from them....
From: Ask Metafilter | By: SanSebastien | Sunday, December 21, 2014
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Good morning from the Twin Cities, where, as the eagle-eyed followers among you will note, the Minnesota Vikings are not playing Sunday. They're down in Miami, taking on the Dolphins at 1 p.m. ET, but I'm just getting back into the swing of things Sunday...
From: ESPN | By: Ben Goessling | Sunday, December 21, 2014
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(CAIRNS, Australia) — A judge on Monday rejected a plea by lawyers for an Australia woman charged with killing eight children to have the next hearing held in a mental health court. Mersane Warria, charged under her full name of Raina Mersane Ina Thaiday,...
From: Time | By: Andrew Katz | Monday, December 22, 2014
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Hilary Duff keeps her phone in hand while leaving breakfast at the Beverly Hills Hotel on Sunday morning (December 21) in Los Angeles. The 27-year-old actress was joined by her pregnant sister Haylie, her fiance Matt Rosenberg, and their father Bob....
From: Just Jared | By: Just Jared | Monday, December 22, 2014
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LANSING, Mich. — Christians and Satanists put up competing displays Sunday on the Michigan Capitol grounds as Christmas week got underway. The Detroit chapter of the Satanic Temple set up its “Snaketivity Scene” featuring a snake offering a book...
From: Chicago Sun-Times | By: Associated Press | Monday, December 22, 2014
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Norman Reedus, “The Walking Dead’s” wildly popular Daryl Dixon, participated in a Reddit AMA Sunday from New York City where the actor currently resides. Answering a wide range of questions, the 45-year-old fan favorite, revealed that he will be...
From: The Wrap | By: Pamela Chelin | Sunday, December 21, 2014
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Heidi Klum landed on Santa’s naughty list, after appearing in two Sharper Image ads that were deemed “too sexy” for Las Vegas. Heidi recently shared an Instagram photo of herself sitting in Kris Kringle’s lap, and she admits that she’s been...
From: The Inquisitr | By: Treva Bowdoin | Sunday, December 21, 2014
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The Inquisitr reported about the tragic fate of five people – two in Minnesota and one in California – who recently passed away from listeriosis-like symptoms shortly after ingesting caramel apples reportedly tainted with the listeria monocytogenes....
From: The Inquisitr | By: Asher Bayot | Sunday, December 21, 2014
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Justin Bieber and Hailey Baldwin’s relationship has come under scrutiny yet again after a hilarious Instagram conversation between the two revealed, the model has worn the “Baby” singer’s clothes. Specifically, his sweatpants. The pair, who have...
From: The Inquisitr | By: Page Mackinley | Sunday, December 21, 2014
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Welcome to the world, Reign Aston Disick! Of course, Kourtney Kardashian and Scott Disick's son actually made his appearance on December 14 (he now has the same birthday as his brother Mason Dash Disick), but the reality star left us in suspense for...
From: Just So You Know | By: Jeanette Batur | Sunday, December 21, 2014
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Happy birthday, Christina Aguilera! The curvy singer can afford to go anywhere in the world to celebrate. But when she turned 34, Xtina decided to visit the happiest place on earth, making her December 18 birthday announcement via Twitter complete with...
From: The Inquisitr | By: Joanne Eglash | Saturday, December 20, 2014
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Target featured 2-year-old Izzy Bradley in a newspaper ad that ran last Sunday
From: People | Saturday, December 20, 2014
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Put the cheeseburger down and back away slowly.The post A Mom’s 10-Step Guide to Eating Healthier (and Sticking to It) appeared first on Babble....
From: Babble | By: Andrea Howe | Friday, December 19, 2014
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From: The Kernel | By: Aaron Sankin | Sunday, December 21, 2014
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