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Apps like Postmates and TaskRabbit are making chores a thing of the past, but their convenience comes at a price.
From: The Kernel | By: Beejoli Shah | Sunday, November 23, 2014
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Mrs. Pairofshades and I are expecting a baby and would like to read up on parenthood. I came across one book in paticular, in about 2005, that I would love to find and read again. It was from a series based on personal anecdotes from parents who had...
From: Ask Metafilter | By: pairofshades | Sunday, November 23, 2014
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In an interview about her book Citizen: An American Lyric, the poet and playwright Claudia Rankine recalls visiting Ferguson, Missouri a week after the protests began this summer. She describes how visiting the memorial reminded her of classical tragedy:...
From: The Atlantic | By: Andrew Sullivan | Saturday, November 22, 2014
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10 real moms share their beauty struggles while pregnant (and what they did about them).The post What to Expect When You’re Expecting: Beauty Edition appeared first on Babble....
From: Babble | By: Sonya Benham | Saturday, November 22, 2014
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There are different ways to handle a breakup, depending on the situation, of course. But whether you're wallowing in tears because you got blindsided or giving out high fives for finally letting go of the jerk, one thing's for sure: music makes it all...
From: TresSugar | By: Lisette-Mejia | Sunday, November 23, 2014
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Kim Kardashian has made no secret about the fact that she wants more children with husband Kanye West, but is she secretly planning to welcome baby number 2 via a surrogate mother? According to Radar Online, Kim Kardashian and Kanye West are secretly...
From: The Inquisitr | By: Amanda Lynne | Saturday, November 22, 2014
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New technique to create '3 parent babies' shows promise, experts say...
From: Telegraph | By: Laura Donnelly and Jo McFarlane | Sunday, November 23, 2014
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When I was eight or nine, I read Life on the Mississippi, where one of the many American folkways Twain skewers is the nice Victorian writer-lady whose specialty is churning out reams of doggerel-to-order for local newspaper obituaries. That was my introduction...
From: Balloon Juice | By: Anne Laurie | Saturday, November 22, 2014
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Bill Cosby raped me. Now that I have your attention, consider this: the allegations of sexual misadventure and impropriety that has pummeled the Cos over the last few weeks is not the issue. The issue is the scurrilous environment where media outlets...
From: The Wrap | By: Richard Stellar | Saturday, November 22, 2014
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Police in Australia were questioning a 20-year-old woman whose newborn baby was found Sunday abandoned in a drain near a Sydney freeway.
From: Fox News | Sunday, November 23, 2014
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Our annual, unapologetically subjective list includes everyone from rappers and corporate predators to chefs and non-profit paragonsThe post The Maclean’s Power List: The 50 most important people in Canada appeared first on Macleans.ca....
From: Macleans | By: macleans.ca | Saturday, November 22, 2014
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There was a play I saw on TV in the '70s. I don't remember a title, or any character's name, but it was about a faculty at a British school of some sort, and an amiable professor of some unimportant english course, who was always there to help other...
From: Ask Metafilter | By: carping demon | Sunday, November 23, 2014
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Make sure your little artist is using safe craft supplies.The post Are Toxins Hiding in Your Child’s Art Supplies? appeared first on Babble....
From: Babble | By: Healthy Child Healthy World | Sunday, November 23, 2014
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Autoscatto papale (col cellulare) #PapaFrancesco pic.twitter.com/nCvuxLdmwD — Fabio M. Ragona (@FabioMRagona) August 29, 2013 Responding to a book by Jeffrey Kluger, Brooke Lea Foster defends today’s young adults from accusations of narcissism: [A]re...
From: The Atlantic | By: Andrew Sullivan | Sunday, November 23, 2014
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Butternut Squash and Goat Cheese Hand Pie recipe from CHOW. The world’s best cold-weather food may not be soup after all. We’d argue that title ought to go to the oft-overlooked hand pie. Consider this: what other food allows you to enjoy an on-the-go...
From: Chow | By: Susannah Chen | Saturday, November 22, 2014
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The grand jury considering whether to indict the Ferguson police officer who shot and killed teenager Michael Brown are unlikely to meet and render a verdict this weekend, sources told Fox News Saturday....
From: Fox News | Saturday, November 22, 2014
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And that's not even the raciest thing he reveals in this video
From: People | By: 11/18/2014 12:25PM | Saturday, November 22, 2014
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For the last three+ years, we've used this Graco baby monitor to hear our little guy during naps and at night, but since moving to our new home (built in 2007), it's been like a terrible theremin, with interference noise increasing as you move away from...
From: Ask Metafilter | By: filthy light thief | Saturday, November 22, 2014
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Jose writes, "A 12 year old child was forced by the police to give false testimony against three black teens in 1975; the last two men have just been released from prison. I was moved to tears by both the terrible injustice and the way one of these men,...
From: Boing Boing | By: Cory Doctorow | Saturday, November 22, 2014
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Crunchy parents and their untraditional opinions make me worry for the safety of my kid and theirs. Could my kid's health be in danger? How do I let go of my judgement and make friends?I have a niche hobby (babywearing). This hobby tends to attract a...
From: Ask Metafilter | By: peasandcarrots | Saturday, November 22, 2014
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See this story at BrooklynPaper.com.By Carmine Santa Mariafor The Brooklyn PaperI’m madder than the first caveman artist who was blasted by the first caveman critic over the fact that too many of my reviews are written by knuckleheads that don’t...
From: The Brooklyn Paper | By: By Carmine Santa Maria | Sunday, November 23, 2014
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10.25.14-01.17.15 Atlanta Contemporary Art Center, Atlanta, review written by Dan Weiskopf
From: ArtForum | Saturday, November 22, 2014
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By Silas Allen, Staff WriterAs tens of thousands of baby boomers reach retirement age each day, homebuilders and real estate agents are working to keep up with their changing housing needs. The Pew Research Center estimates about 10,000 baby boomers...
From: NewsOK | Sunday, November 23, 2014
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These are, like, so obscure.The post Hipster Baby Names So Cool You Haven’t Even Heard of Them Yet appeared first on Babble....
From: Babble | By: Babble Editors | Friday, November 21, 2014
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There's nothing quite like the peace and quiet of your kids chowing down in the backseat.The post Ironically, What I Miss Most About Fast Food Isn’t the Food at All appeared first on Babble....
From: Babble | By: Andrea Howe | Saturday, November 22, 2014
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A PREGNANT Chanel sales assistant who says she was asked by a manager if she was "keeping the baby" has lost a discrimination case against her employer.
From: Irish Independent | Sunday, November 23, 2014
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Jets - Bills Pre-Game Tweets Kyle Orton is the quarterback equivalent of candy corn. — Corey Griffin (@CoreyGriffinNBC) November 19, 2014 "I'll tell you, we'll be at a huge disadvantage," - Bills RB Fred Jackson to the NFL Network about missed practices...
From: Gang Green Nation | By: Half Serious | Sunday, November 23, 2014
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A pregnant woman and her unborn child were killed along with three other people in a shooting at a Cleveland home that also injured the pregnant woman's 9-year-old daughter but left the woman's toddler son unharmed, police said Saturday.
From: OregonLive | By: The Associated Press | Sunday, November 23, 2014
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Today I talk to famous motivational speaker Tony Robbins about his new book Money: Master the Game. Tony and I talk about what he learned after interviewing the world’s most successful investors, and how average joes can apply those insights in their...
From: The Art of Manliness | By: Brett | Saturday, November 22, 2014
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On my recent book tour, I usually began each night’s talk with a story about playing Super Mario Brothers with my grandma. Her name was Regina but we all called her Nana, and she's been one of the most important people in my life
From: The Art of Non-Conformity | By: Chris Guillebeau | Saturday, November 22, 2014
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Against all medical guidelines, children who are two and three years old are getting diagnosed with ADHD and treated with Adderall and other stimulants. It may be shocking, but it's perfectly legal....
From: Miller McCune | By: Josiah M. Hesse | Saturday, November 22, 2014
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Five Years Ago A few weeks ago, we noted the anniversary of Peter Mandelson's dinner with David Geffen and subsequent plans to crack down on filesharing in the UK. This week, people began hearing murmers about the second part of his plan: an attempt...
From: Techdirt | By: Leigh Beadon | Saturday, November 22, 2014
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When Tony Rock came for Bow Wow last week about marrying a full blown whore, Bow popped back and threatened him with the "I'll see you when I see you homie" style tweet.  Now, Tony's clearing up the beef.  Check it inside... Tony Rock is responding...
From: Young Black and Fabulous | By: Natasha | Saturday, November 22, 2014
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You won't find Jennifer Aniston and Shailene Woodley at the top of any Oscar prediction polls these days, but you could find the two actresses meeting voters along the awards circuit this week. There's a good reason for that: This year's Best Actress...
From: The Wrap | By: Steve Pond | Saturday, November 22, 2014
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CLEVELAND — A pregnant woman and her unborn child were killed along with three other people in a shooting at a Cleveland home that also injured the pregnant woman's 9-year-old daughter but left the woman's toddler son unharmed, police said Saturday....
From: Boston Herald | By: By Associated Press | Saturday, November 22, 2014
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While we can all agree that preventing teen pregnancy is a good thing, it’s possible that a sex ed conference in Oregon took things a little too far, offering tips for masturbation and providing possible role-playing scenarios, among other outside-the-box...
From: The Inquisitr | By: Aaron Homer | Saturday, November 22, 2014
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If you were expecting Kimmy Cakes to sacrifice the bangin’ bawwwwwwdy she just bared to the world to be bedridden with cankles just to birth another Kanye West creation, it turns out she may have other plans in store. Word...
From: Bossip | By: thatsmybiz1 | Friday, November 21, 2014
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(Photo: Light Brigading) If you value media that isn’t controlled by advertisers or billionaire sponsors, show your support today! Donate to Truthout now to keep independent media strong. Authors Note. As three white psychologists, we offer this brief...
From: Truthout | Saturday, November 22, 2014
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When it comes to shockingly fast celebrity weight loss, Snooki has earned attention for the second time. Less than two months after giving birth to her second child, daughter Giovanna Marie LaValle, the reality TV star (whose real name is Nicole Polizzi)...
From: The Inquisitr | By: Joanne Eglash | Saturday, November 22, 2014
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A couple years ago I spoke with local Chicago documentary film maker Darryl Roberts about his film America the Beautiful 2: The Thin Commandments, the second in his ongoing series about our modern culture’s ideas of and obsession with beauty and our...
From: Open Letters Monthly | By: Locke Peterseim | Friday, November 21, 2014
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As hard as I tried, I finally realized my family would never truly be "healthy enough."The post The Health Food Mommy Wars Were Making Me Insane, So I Stopped Playing appeared first on Babble....
From: Babble | By: Andrea Howe | Friday, November 21, 2014
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The state of American child care is pretty abysmal. Day care is not well-regulated, the quality is often poor, and it’s expensive: In 35 states and Washington, D.C., it costs more than a year’s in-state college tuition. We are the only wealthy nation...
From: Double X | By: Jessica Grose | Friday, November 21, 2014
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Just had my first baby, in my very late 30s...yay! I took four months off once the baby came. Before the baby came, some major things happened - i got promoted to supervise my team at work -- and my mom passed away suddenly. Additionally, I had a complication...
From: Ask Metafilter | By: SanSebastien | Friday, November 21, 2014
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Filed under: Retirement, Mortgages, Personal Finance, Retirement Living, Debt Assistance Getty Images By Morgan Quinn What do you want to do when you retire? I'm guessing paying down debt isn't on your short list. Unfortunately, for many Americans it...
From: Daily Finance | By: GOBankingRates | Friday, November 21, 2014
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What is Super Smash Bros.? It is Nintendo at its most referential, its most detail-oriented. We already said all this once before, actually. Right here. Anyway, Super Smash Bros. for Wii U (that's seriously the full title) has finally arrived on......
From: Engadget | By: Ben Gilbert | Friday, November 21, 2014
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Congressional leaders planted a tree at the nation's capitol this week to honor Emmett Till, whose killing sparked the civil rights movement. That's nice, but not enough....
From: Grist | By: Brentin Mock | Friday, November 21, 2014
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Have you seen my brother? ' pic.twitter.com/1M1XSDmGW0 — Baby Animals (@BBAnimals) November 22, 2014The post Best tweeted pic of the day (a winner so early!) – click appeared first on Gretawire....
From: Fox News | By: Greta Van Susteren | Saturday, November 22, 2014
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Why do people scribble on bathroom walls? Other than, you know, for fun....
From: The Atlantic | By: Julie Beck | Friday, November 21, 2014
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Cyclists hear the baby's screams from the bottom of a drain after it was squeezed through a narrow opening and dropped.
From: Sky News | Sunday, November 23, 2014
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