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A damning self-examination, with some uplift thrown in.
From: New York Magazine | Monday, July 25, 2016
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We as a society need to make a commitment to fund our schools equitably so all students have a chance to succeed
From: Salon.com | By: Elaine Weiss, BillMoyers.com | Monday, July 25, 2016
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The latest regulatory response to a problem that is ultimately a matter of parental responsibility
From: Reason | By: Jacob Sullum | Monday, July 25, 2016
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Gwen Stefani and Blake Shelton exchanged a couple of flirty tweets over the weekend as they continue to face rumors of twins. Following the umpteenth rumor claiming Gwen Stefani and Blake Shelton are starting a family together, the musicians took to...
From: The Inquisitr | By: Lindsay Cronin | Monday, July 25, 2016
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A pregnant German woman was killed by a machete-wielding man outside a bus station in Reutlingen, Germany, on Sunday. The suspect, a 21-year-old Syrian refugee, also injured two other people before he was taken into custody by local authorities. German...
From: The Inquisitr | By: Amie LaFleur | Monday, July 25, 2016
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An Afghan teenager was arrested on Sunday in Germany on suspicion that he was connected to Friday’s mass attack in Munich, police said.
From: Fox News | Sunday, July 24, 2016
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Hang on to your shirts, Evan Bass is heading to Bachelor in Paradise to find love and dodge Chad Johnson, the villain from JoJo Fletcher’s season of The Bachelorette. The 33-year-old single father will join 29 other singles from previous seasons of...
From: The Inquisitr | By: Cheryl P | Monday, July 25, 2016
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What would you do with fame, if you had it? Would you simply enjoy all the perks and pay that come with it, or would you use it as a launching pad for your creative passions? As part of Adweek's annual Creative 100, a list of the 100 most creative professionals...
From: AdWeek | By: Adweek Staff | Monday, July 25, 2016
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We have all heard the stories by now of people playing Pokemon Go at the most inappropriate times or in the most inappropriate places. But where do you think the worst places are to play this augmented reality mega hit game? According to Slash Gear,...
From: The Inquisitr | By: Ryan Anthony | Sunday, July 24, 2016
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Research suggests the movement affects voting behavior among African Americans in different ways.
From: The Atlantic | By: Theodore R. Johnson | Monday, July 25, 2016
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Less than a week after a man who had claimed refugee status as a 17-year-old Afghan attacked train riders with an axe in Wurzburg, Germany, and after an attack by a German-Iranian teen in Munich on Friday that killed nine, now come reports that a Syrian...
From: Free Republic | By: PJ Media | Sunday, July 24, 2016
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Jul 25, 1978; on this day in 1978, Louise Joy Brown, the world\'s first baby to be conceived via in vitro fertilization (IVF) is born at Oldham and District General Hospital in Manchester, England, to parents Lesley and Peter Brown. The healthy baby...
From: Ovi Magazine | By: The Ovi Team | Monday, July 25, 2016
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If you love to eat, losing weight can seem so structured - you immediately get frustrated and grab the first decadent food you can find. Even though there are some very specific guidelines that can help you reach your goal faster, there's no one-size-fits-all...
From: FitSugar | By: Jenny Sugar | Sunday, July 24, 2016
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The teenager behind Friday's deadly shooting rampage at a Munich mall had planned his attack for a year and chose his victims at random, investigators said Sunday.
From: Denver Post | By: The Associated Press | Sunday, July 24, 2016
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I'm anti Facebook for all of the normal reasons: ethics, privacy, security, waste of time, as well as some special snowflake reasons below. But I like social media (hence, my MetaFilter membership). I'm feeling the FB pressure and have had a couple of...
From: Ask Metafilter | By: soylent00FF00 | Monday, July 25, 2016
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How do we successfully have a dog? I, my housemate, and our three cats have four days to learn.My dad passed away in April, and after much discussion with my brothers, it turns out I am inheriting his dog, Sadie. On Thursday. She lives in Louisiana and...
From: Ask Metafilter | By: kythuen | Sunday, July 24, 2016
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I monitored my son's online life like a diligent 21st-century parent, until I realized I was wrong
From: Salon.com | By: Annie H. Hartnett | Sunday, July 24, 2016
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Five influential conservatives talk about Trump’s conversion to Christ, and their conversion to Trump.
From: Politico | By: Katie Glueck | Sunday, July 24, 2016
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I need the best scanner to process thousands of 3 1/2" by 3 1/2" family snap shots. Money is no object.I want to hire people in my city to scan baby boomer's family snapshots. One article I read said that this group probably has about 3000 family snapshots....
From: Ask Metafilter | By: cda | Sunday, July 24, 2016
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The YA-movie niche — the domain of young female stars — is withering; Hollywood doesn’t know what’s next
From: Salon.com | By: Nico Lang | Sunday, July 24, 2016
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Police suspect that the boy "could have been aware" of plans for the massacre
From: Time | By: Simon Lewis | Monday, July 25, 2016
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At age 10, Ukraine-born Mila Kunis landed a small role in the 1995 short movie “Make a Wish, Molly” about a Russian Jewish girl newly arrived in the U.S. Kunis also played small parts in mid-’90s TV shows like “Baywatch.” She had a recurring...
From: The Wrap | By: Thom Geier | Monday, July 25, 2016
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Is Tom Hiddlestontrying to get Taylor Swift pregnant? Find out the truth here!
From: Gossip Cop | By: Andrew Shuster | Monday, July 25, 2016
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An Afghan teenager was arrested on Sunday in Germany on suspicion that he was connected to Friday’s mass attack in Munich, police said. The 16-year-old male may have known about the plans of the gunman, who killed nine people, but the teen did not...
From: Free Republic | By: Foxnews | Monday, July 25, 2016
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The kids are in bed and the dishes are done. You know what that means, baby. Awww, yeah. These sexy R. & B. grooves are exactly what the Love Doctor (i.e., your couples therapist) strongly suggested during your last session. So let’s make an effort,...
From: New Yorker | By: Aaron Stern | Sunday, July 24, 2016
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I need to move a baby grand piano about 90 miles. It is the only thing moving. If you have done this, will you share your tips? Would it be cost effective to rent a truck, hire movers to load the piano, drive the truck myself the 90 miles, and hire different...
From: Ask Metafilter | By: starkraven | Sunday, July 24, 2016
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Hours after we reported about a machete attack in Germany that left one woman dead, we have reports of another attack in the country. In the newest incident, an explosion has been reported from the city of Ansbach which has resulted in the death of one...
From: The Inquisitr | By: Rahul Srinivas | Monday, July 25, 2016
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Bachelor in Paradise returns for a third season next month and hopefully the third time is a charm for contestant Nick Viall who is back to find love on TV after getting dumped by not one, but two Bachelorette stars — Andi Dorfman and Kaitlyn Bristowe....
From: The Inquisitr | By: Cheryl P | Sunday, July 24, 2016
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We love a good pregnancy announcement around here, and this one had us giggling pretty hard - until we scrolled down and saw that there was a twist! The first photo (above) features a cheeky dad holding up a "We're pregnant" sign while his wife leaves...
From: LilSugar | By: Alessia Santoro | Sunday, July 24, 2016
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The teenager behind the deadly shooting rampage in Munich was a withdrawn loner obsessed with playing “killer” video games in his bedroom, a victim of bullying who suffered from panic attacks set off by contacts with other people, investigators said...
From: Japan Times | Sunday, July 24, 2016
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Or maybe I should say, Tom Wolfe's take on linguistics. I've been an avid reader of Tom Wolfe's works since the 60s:  The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test, Radical Chic & Mau-Mauing the Flak Catchers, The Kandy-Kolored Tangerine-Flake Streamline Baby,...
From: Language Log | By: Victor Mair | Sunday, July 24, 2016
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From abortion to taxes to trade, Hillary Clinton’s choice for vice president breaks with liberals in his Democratic Party.
From: Politico | By: Jeremy Herb | Saturday, July 23, 2016
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Republicans want to build a time machine to the economy of decades past rather than looking to the future
From: Salon.com | By: David Masciotra | Sunday, July 24, 2016
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The retailer expects to have four Supré stores in South Africa by June 2017.
From: Women's Wear Daily | By: Patty Huntington | Sunday, July 24, 2016
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Roona Begum’s head was reduced from 37 to 23 inches. Indian-born Roona, 3, suffers with the illness hydrocephalus, which affects up to 500,000 children worldwide. The condition stems from a blockage in the valve that drains cerebral spinal fluid to...
From: Liberaland | By: Alan | Sunday, July 24, 2016
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In the second inning of today’s game at Fenway Park, Minnesota’s Max Kepler hit a one-hop rocket that Red Sox shortstop Xander Bogaerts couldn’t handle. After deliberation — he looked at multiple replays —- official scorer Chaz Scoggins ruled...
From: Fan Graphs | By: David Laurila | Sunday, July 24, 2016
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Nicholas Kristof sums it up: Yet even if Donald Trump inherited his firm’s discriminatory policies, he allied himself decisively in the 1970s housing battle against the civil rights movement. Another revealing moment came in 1989, when New York City...
From: Liberaland | By: Alan | Sunday, July 24, 2016
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Israeli forces detained four people, including Oscar-nominated filmmaker Emad Burnat, as soldiers dispersed weekly protests in the village of Bil‘in in the Ramallah district of the occupied West Bank on Friday.
From: Mondoweiss | By: Kate | Saturday, July 23, 2016
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After Kim Kardashian’s epic take-down of Taylor Swift on SnapChat it seems celebs have discovered that the best way to get the truth out about those who’ve done them wrong is through social media. Lindsay Lohan has also taken this route, choosing...
From: The Inquisitr | By: Zakiya Jamal | Sunday, July 24, 2016
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What happened to baby girl Angela Dufrene? The toddler girl reportedly went missing from Miami in November of last year, although her mother, Marjorie Dufrene, did not notify authorities of her disappearance. A staggering eight months went by before...
From: The Inquisitr | By: Noelle Nicholas | Sunday, July 24, 2016
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Khloe Kardashian and Lamar Odom have suffered through multiple challenges after he almost died from an overdose at a brothel. Kardashian stayed by his side and continued to support him after he recovered enough to leave the hospital. But she has distanced...
From: The Inquisitr | By: Joanne Eglash | Sunday, July 24, 2016
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Warning: Theories and spoilers for The Walking Dead Season 7 are ahead. The Walking Dead Season 7 trailer was finally released and it was incredible. As previously reported by the Inquisitr, a teaser trailer was leaked before Comic-Con 2016, which was...
From: The Inquisitr | By: Taylor Rios | Sunday, July 24, 2016
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Kim Kardashian bravely bares painful psoriasis marks on her legs as she posed at Hakkasan in Las Vegas on Friday night. Kardashian has proven once again that the itchy, annoying condition was not going to stop her from having fun. Despite revealing painful...
From: The Inquisitr | By: Amanda Katherine | Sunday, July 24, 2016
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Lindsay Lohan, perhaps unsatisfied with the amount of attention that her most recent Instagram foolery (think “mail-order brides for peace“) afforded her, called her fiancé out for cheating in a multi-platform social media meltdown. In multiple...
From: Dlisted | By: J Harvey | Sunday, July 24, 2016
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Twins - Red Sox - Tommy Milone / Rick PorcelloHolt, LFPedroia, 2BBogaerts, SSRamirez, DHBradley, CFHill, 3BShaw, 1BBrentz, RFHanigan, C...
From: The Joy of Sox | By: allan | Sunday, July 24, 2016
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The Twins will face Rick Porcello, who has been on a roll for the Red Sox
From: Minneapolis Star Tribune | Sunday, July 24, 2016
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Out of control
From: Hot Air | By: Jazz Shaw | Saturday, July 23, 2016
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Three and a half years ago I wrote The Future's so Bright .... In that post I outlined why I was becoming more optimistic. It is time for another update!For new readers: I was very bearish on the economy when I started this blog in 2005 - back then I...
From: Calculated Risk Blog | By: Bill McBride | Sunday, July 24, 2016
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By the light of early morning, I am writhing in pain again, the drugs are done. But there is a tiny creature—mammal, female—attached to my breast. That is supposed to make it more bearable.
From: The Rumpus | By: Jennifer Fliss | Sunday, July 24, 2016
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