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Washington Governor Jay Inslee announced a set of proposals to transition Washington to cleaner sources of energy and to meet greenhouse gas (GHG) emission limits adopted by the state Legislature in 2008. The proposals build on a comprehensive executive...
From: Green Car Congress | By: mmillikin | Wednesday, December 17, 2014
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I remember the early summer day in Moscow well. I had one day to myself to explore a bit of the city after conducting a two-day workshop for Russian regional publishers. By late afternoon, I was ready to return to the hotel and prepare for the next morning’s...
From: Nieman Journalism Lab | By: Ken Doctor | Thursday, December 18, 2014
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Cold Winter Months Increase Risk Factors for Infant Deaths Middlesex District Attorney Marian Ryan announced a new county-wide Safe Sleep Awareness Campaign to reduce Sudden Unexpected Infant Death (SUID) at Winchester Hospital on Thursday. In attendance...
From: Inside Medford | By: insidemedford | Wednesday, December 17, 2014
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Last year, "utility death spiral" was on our list of the top buzzphrases. A few months later, the Oxford English Dictionary included "death spiral" in its list of new words for 2014. Coincidence? GTM employees regularly use "honky-tonker," "sword and...
From: Greentech Media | By: Stephen Lacey | Wednesday, December 17, 2014
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  Don’t look now but 2015 is almost here. Are you ready? We present your 2015 mood board for the new year. Complete with trends in beauty, fashion, food, and wellness. Must Have Hue // Pantone has announced that Marsala is the hue to have for 2015....
From: EcoSalon | By: Liz Thompson | Thursday, December 18, 2014
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For the first time ever, delegates at the U.N. Climate Change Conference are talking about entirely phasing out fossil fuels by 2050, setting up a showdown with the energy industry that profits from their extraction. We speak to Jamie Henn of 350.org...
From: Truthout | Tuesday, December 16, 2014
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Experts weigh in on what to take away from the devastation of the disease....
From: The Atlantic | By: Julie Beck | Wednesday, December 17, 2014
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Another one bites the dust! After a very short engagement, Shahs of Sunset's Lilly Ghalichi and her fiance Dhar Mann have called it quits. A source close to Lilly told us exclusively that she decided to end things because of how quickly Dhar proposed...
From: Perez Hilton | By: Perez Hilton | Thursday, December 18, 2014
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Braden With my Nexus 5, Watching the MLB At Bat app.My children have never known a world without high speed Internet, streaming movies on demand, and a seemingly all-knowing personal assistant, available to answer their every question when asked. They've...
From: Louis Gray | By: Louis Gray | Wednesday, December 17, 2014
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- The lifting of U.S. sanctions against Cuba could prove to be a boon for U.S. companies, especially those involved in mining, petroleum exploration, agribusiness, biotechnology and tourism. That's the view of Kirby Jones, a longtime...
From: TheStreet | By: Leon Lazaroff | Wednesday, December 17, 2014
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This post is sponsored by Braintree. Pando retains full editorial control over the content of sponsored posts.  In this sponsored interview with Braintree’s Bill Ready, he talks about hugging it out with ApplePay, why Venmo worked and Blippy didn’t,...
From: Pando Daily | By: Sarah Lacy | Wednesday, December 17, 2014
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Robin Williams, Maya Angelou, Ben Bradlee, and 11 others who made an impact...
From: The Atlantic | By: Tom McNichol | Tuesday, December 16, 2014
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Santa Monica-based production company Colleen has signed cinematographer Dannel Escallon to the agency's roster for exclusive commercial representation. Escallon was the director of photography on a Disney PSA entitled "Make Your Mark Ben Horowitz,"...
From: Ad Age | By: Alexandra Jardine | Wednesday, December 17, 2014
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Every week, host Jeff Probst will answer a few questions about the latest episode of ‘Survivor: San Juan del Sur...
From: Entertainment Weekly | By: Dalton Ross | Thursday, December 18, 2014
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The International Middle East Media Center reports: "Israeli police, on Tuesday, attempted to arrest two preschoolers during a raid on two homes in the occupied East Jerusalem town of Silwan, according to witnesses. WAFA correspondence reports that police...
From: Mondoweiss | By: Kate | Wednesday, December 17, 2014
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Dizzying Architectural Photography Written by  Erika Heet December 16, 2014Nikola Olic’s photographs zoom and tilt to reveal vertigo-inducing angles. Broken, 2014. I.M. Pei's Fountain Place in Dallas, Texas, built in 1986. “He used angles, triangles,...
From: Dwell | By: Erika Heet | Wednesday, December 17, 2014
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One of the most well-known reality TV stars, Lisa Vanderpump has appeared on The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills and Vanderpump Rules. The slender 54-year-old also is a British restaurateur. But when it comes to maintaining her fabulous figure, Lisa...
From: The Inquisitr | By: Joanne Eglash | Wednesday, December 17, 2014
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Both Stephen Colbert and Craig Ferguson end their late night TV shows this week. Colbert is getting a boatload of attention as he moves to succeed David Letterman, but Ferguson deserves some too.
From: NPR | By: Eric Deggans | Thursday, December 18, 2014
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This is an adaptation of a Project Runway pattern, Simplicity 2995 (on the envelope cover it's based on the bottom right version). The original version of the pattern only suggests stitching on ribbon or decorative stitching to give the appearance of...
From: Burda Style | Wednesday, December 17, 2014
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As Pakistan reels in the aftermath of yesterdays Taliban massacre in Peshawar the New York Post is reporting that, Ahmed Rashid, an expert on the Taliban group, claims that the atrocity “may have been committed to send a message to those who support...
From: The Inquisitr | By: Alan Ewart | Wednesday, December 17, 2014
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From: Entertainment Weekly | By: John Vilanova | Thursday, December 18, 2014
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Editor’s note: this is an excerpt from our new report Data: Emerging Trends and Technologies, by Alistair Croll. You can download the free report here. The trifecta of cheap sensors, fast networks, and distributing computing are changing how we work...
From: O'Reilly Radar | By: Jenn Webb | Tuesday, December 16, 2014
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Season 29 of Survivor is in the books. Which means it is now time to look ahead to season 30....
From: Entertainment Weekly | By: Dalton Ross | Thursday, December 18, 2014
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The Jury makes its choice for sole Survivor in the season finale
From: People | Thursday, December 18, 2014
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The Star Wars: The Force Awakens trailer was filled with so many visual stimulants, it’s funny how the auditory one has become the most interesting point of conversation. After some debate, we found it was Andy Serkis delivering the clip’s chilling...
From: SlashFilm | By: Germain Lussier | Thursday, December 18, 2014
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From: FAIL Blog | Thursday, December 18, 2014
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Forget all the hullabaloo around Barack Obama's executive orders, says USA Today's Gregory Korte. The president's real action revolves around a different type of action that's just as powerful but less understood. President Obama has issued a form of...
From: Reason | By: Nick Gillespie | Thursday, December 18, 2014
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And you thought a show about zombies and a reality dating competition had nothing in common
From: People | Tuesday, December 16, 2014
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The state Supreme Court revisited foreclosure court procedures after a Center report.
From: Center for Public Integrity | By: Alison Fitzgerald | Wednesday, December 17, 2014
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In 2014 it sometimes seemed like advertisements were as skeptical of themselves as we are. Take the series that Neil Patrick Harris filmed for Heineken, featuring a meta-debate between Harris and the director over why he can’t actually drink the beer...
From: Slate | By: Alison Griswold | Wednesday, December 17, 2014
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One ripple from the decisions being made about Sony’s film The Interview is already being felt at another company. New Regency had been setting up a darkly comic film called Pyongyang to shoot in early 2015. The film, to be directed by Gore Verbinski...
From: SlashFilm | By: Russ Fischer | Wednesday, December 17, 2014
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Jeb Bush doesn’t like process stories, the kinds of stories that focus on how candidates are running their campaigns or positioning themselves relative to other candidates. He wants to be an ideas guy. His political adviser Mike Murphy hates process...
From: Slate | By: John Dickerson | Wednesday, December 17, 2014
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It’s scary interview time for the final five when all those embellishments on their CVs will be ruthlessly exposed as utter lies by Claude and his rottweiler mates 9.18pm GMT Poor, poor Solomon is trying to pitch his middle-of-the-night iPhone notes...
From: The Guardian | By: Guardian Staff | Wednesday, December 17, 2014
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Google has released its data for the top searches of 2014, so let's see if we can have some fun with it. In U.S. searches, Flappy Bird beat the Ice Bucket Challenge, while worldwide the ALS awareness stunt edged it out, and ALS also came in as the top...
From: Geekosystem | By: Dan Van Winkle | Tuesday, December 16, 2014
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Rolling coverage of all the day’s political developments as they happen, including William Hague publishing plans for English votes for English laws (Evel) and David Cameron giving evidence to the liaison committee about climate change and radicaliationLunchtime...
From: The Guardian | By: Andrew Sparrow | Tuesday, December 16, 2014
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The stupidest part of modern U.S. foreign policy nears its long-overdue end...
From: The Atlantic | By: James Fallows | Wednesday, December 17, 2014
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Turns out "don't do stupid shit" is an underrated guiding principle for a president...
From: The Atlantic | By: James Fallows | Wednesday, December 17, 2014
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The stupidest part of modern U.S. foreign policy nears its long-overdue end...
From: The Atlantic | By: James Fallows | Wednesday, December 17, 2014
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Yesterday, the hackers that exposed Sony’s internal workings went a step further and issued a big threat, invoking 9/11 in a statement that promised action against theaters showing The Interview. But the Department of Homeland Security — a group...
From: SlashFilm | By: Russ Fischer | Wednesday, December 17, 2014
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It’s been 13 years since Björk laid an egg at the Academy Awards. And if the Oscars’, Emmys’, and Golden Globes’...
From: Entertainment Weekly | By: Jason Sheeler | Wednesday, December 17, 2014
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We saw some pretty major trailers in 2014. There were trailers for sequels 10, 20, even 30 years in the making; ones for mysterious passion projects; and trailers for adaptations of beloved books. But only one trailer gets to be the most major trailer...
From: SlashFilm | By: Angie Han | Wednesday, December 17, 2014
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O'Reilly, Hannity and Scarborough are excited: Without "Colbert Report," their loud, lunatic voices have more power...
From: Salon.com | Wednesday, December 17, 2014
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Those stars will join Jennifer Aniston, Kate Hudson and Jennifer Lopez for NBC's special two-hour live telecast Thursday, Dec. 18, at 9 p.m. ET/PT
From: People | Wednesday, December 17, 2014
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by Dish Staff Karen Tumulty tweeted yesterday that, “with exception of 2012, you’d have to be 38 or older to have lived thru an election with no Bush or Clinton running for prez.” Aaron Blake discovers that it’s even worse than that: [G]oing...
From: The Atlantic | By: Dish Staff | Wednesday, December 17, 2014
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New Linde hydrogen station. Click to enlarge. Sandia National Laboratories and Linde LLC have signed an umbrella Cooperative Research & Development Agreement (CRADA) they expect to accelerate the development of low-carbon energy and industrial technologies,...
From: Green Car Congress | By: mmillikin | Wednesday, December 17, 2014
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There are few things in cinema that grate like an overindulgent Peter Jackson set piece, so consider Smaug the dragon lucky: He’s out after a mere 18 minutes of The Battle of the Five Armies, the final chapter in Jackson’s distended adaptation of...
From: Slate | By: Jonathan L. Fischer | Wednesday, December 17, 2014
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While Christmas might be all about the Duggars—the 19 Kids & Counting family’s 2014 Christmas card is everything—New Year’s will be all about the Bates! UP is bringing us a brand new reality show on New Year’s Day called Bringing …...
From: OK Magazine | By: Haley Longman | Wednesday, December 17, 2014
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Before Wednesday's finale, the host weighs in on what he calls a "frustrating" season
From: People | Wednesday, December 17, 2014
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