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To celebrate the 10th anniversary of Al Gore’s “An Inconvenient Truth,” online movie service Vudu is making the Oscar-winning documentary available to own for free today. “I am Al Gore. I used to be the next President of the United States.”...
From: The Wrap | By: Jeremy Fuster | Tuesday, May 24, 2016
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Many factors fueled Trump's rise -- but the media's gleeful cynicism helped turn a reality-TV star into Cthulhu
From: Salon.com | By: Andrew O'Hehir | Tuesday, May 24, 2016
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Scientists teamed up with machines, calorie counts prepared to get bigger, the mysteries of the universe swirled all around us, and more.
From: The Atlantic | By: Marina Koren | Tuesday, May 24, 2016
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Bernie selected Cornel West, Keith Ellison, Bill McKibben, a pro-Palestine advocate and a Native American activist
From: Salon.com | By: Ben Norton | Tuesday, May 24, 2016
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ABC has him *leading* Clinton 46-44. Polls this far out don't tell us much, but they do raise a serious question
From: Salon.com | By: Robert Reich, ROBERTREICH.org | Wednesday, May 25, 2016
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Ages ago I worked at Office Depot. I briefly trained with a back office person and I'm trying to remember what her title was. She was the person who collected all the cash and receipts from the cashiers and made sure everything was in order. I think...
From: Ask Metafilter | By: Beti | Wednesday, May 25, 2016
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Despite public nods to diversity, baseball's majors still lack openly-gay players—and that's not a big surprise
From: Salon.com | By: Nico Lang | Tuesday, May 24, 2016
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Is Peta Murgatroyd pregnant? According to People, multiple sources say that the 29-year-old professional dancer is pregnant with her first child with fiancé and fellow dancer Maksim Chmerkovskiy. OMG! @PetaMurgatroyd is reportedly pregnant & expecting...
From: The Inquisitr | By: Jean Mendoza | Wednesday, May 25, 2016
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Dancing With the Stars‘ professional dancers Peta Murgatroyd and Maksim Chmerkovskiy are reportedly expecting their first child together! The engaged couple will be welcoming a baby later this year, according to People. Peta, 29, and Maks, 36, got...
From: Just Jared | By: Just Jared | Wednesday, May 25, 2016
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Epistemic closure or epistemic chaos?
From: Reason | By: Jesse Walker | Tuesday, May 24, 2016
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The film, released 25 years ago, is best known as an icon of early-’90s feminism. But it feels just as fresh today as it did in 1991.  
From: The Atlantic | By: Megan Garber | Tuesday, May 24, 2016
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First, know the some anxiety is normal.
From: The Atlantic | By: Robinson Meyer | Tuesday, May 24, 2016
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Presidential candidates like to make promises about their ability to conjure economic growth. Don’t believe them.
From: The Atlantic | By: Derek Thompson | Tuesday, May 24, 2016
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Josh Rosner, managing director of Graham Fisher & Co, and co-author of Reckless Endangerment: How Outsized Ambition, Greed, and Corruption Created the Worst Financial Crisis of Our Time.  ~~~ Last week, 53 documents pertaining to the government’s...
From: Barry Ritholtz | By: Josh Rosner | Tuesday, May 24, 2016
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##Unemployment as a World Problem >**John Maynard Keynes :: Harris Foundation Lectures** >**I. THE ORIGINATING CAUSES OF WORLD-UNEMPLOYMENT** >I. We are today in the middle of the greatest economic catastrophe—the greatest catastrophe due...
From: Brad DeLong | By: J. Bradford DeLong | Tuesday, May 24, 2016
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by Jen Graves The unsinkable Susie Lee, artist and CEO of Siren. Look, starting your own company is grueling. Starting your own tech company as a woman—gruelinger. Now imagine you're a woman and an artist with no business background, and your app wants...
From: The Stranger | By: Jen Graves | Tuesday, May 24, 2016
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Congratulations! On Tuesday, it was revealed that Bachelorette alum Michael Stagliano and his wife Emily are going to have a baby. In fact, the twosome already know that they're having a boy, who is due this November! Aww! Related: JoJo Fletcher Is Already...
From: Perez Hilton | By: Perez Hilton | Tuesday, May 24, 2016
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I've always been pretty skeptical of fad diets, so when #Whole30 statuses and Instagrams from friends and former classmates began appearing in my feeds, I wrote it off as just another passing food trend. But the posts kept coming, and when two girls...
From: College Fashion | By: Sara - Albion College | Tuesday, May 24, 2016
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Technology and life sciences law firm Fenwick & West will launch its New York office in June. Mark Stevens and private equity chair Scott Joachim will lead the office, splitting their time between New York and Silicon Valley. Initial attorneys...
From: PE Hub | By: Eamon Murphy | Tuesday, May 24, 2016
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Politico reports that Trump has mob connections dating to the '60s — another blemish that won't s scare his base
From: Salon.com | By: Gary Legum | Tuesday, May 24, 2016
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Securely locks any standard light switch in the on or off position
From: Kevin Kelly | By: mark | Wednesday, May 25, 2016
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In the sartorial battle between the individual and the corporation, the individual is winning. But what happens when one person’s “appropriate” is another person’s “disgraceful”?
From: New York Times | By: VANESSA FRIEDMAN | Wednesday, May 25, 2016
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By Gabrielle. When I asked Alicia for brighter photos of her dining room, she wrote back two paragraphs! Turns out, it is the darkest room in her home because of its complete lack of windows. Which makes it difficult, many days, since it’s the absolute...
From: Design Mom | By: Design Mom | Tuesday, May 24, 2016
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NEW DELHI: India routinely uses outdated and loosely worded laws to crack down on dissent, Human Rights Watch said Tuesday, urging the government to repeal or amend legislation used to stifle free speech.A new report from the group details the use of...
From: Dawn | Wednesday, May 25, 2016
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For the first time in a long time, I looked up and saw the moon. I mean I really, truly saw it. The post This Is What It Feels Like to “Come Out” of a Depressive Episode and Finally Feel Joy Again appeared first on Babble....
From: Babble | By: Kim Zapata | Tuesday, May 24, 2016
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After a recent report claimed she was battling a diet pill problem, Ramona Singer is having a “serious meltdown,” RadarOnline.com can exclusively reveal. According to a source close to Singer’s… READ ON...
From: Radar Online | By: Radar Staff | Tuesday, May 24, 2016
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So close. Paige VanZant, the popular UFC fighter, finished second on this season of "Dancing With The Stars" on Tuesday night in Los Angeles. VanZant and partner Mark Ballas earned a perfect score of 30 for their salsa-jiva amalgamation on the second...
From: MMA Fighting | By: MMA Fighting Newswire | Wednesday, May 25, 2016
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Bravo continues to unveil its summer slate with the first trailer for season 7 of The Real Housewives of New Jersey. The obvious draw to this season is the return of Teresa Guidice after her 15-month sentence in prison. Though the legal issues may be...
From: Entertainment Weekly | By: Evan Slead | Wednesday, May 25, 2016
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It was supposedly thisclose in the end, but season 22 of Dancing with the Stars has named its winner. First, though, a spoiler alert! Don’t read if you don’t want to know Tuesday’s winner! Nyle DiMarco, the deaf model who came to DWTS...
From: Entertainment Weekly | By: Lynette Rice | Wednesday, May 25, 2016
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Last month, Intel the tried to make inventors cool. The company brought tinkering into prime time with the debut of America's Greatest Makers, a reality TV competition on TBS where 24 teams of inventors have been competing for a $1 million prize. Int......
From: Switched | By: Dana Wollman | Wednesday, May 25, 2016
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Amber Rose’s new late night talk show will be here sooner than you think. Find out when it will debut, plus Cory Hardrict just nabbed himself another gig.  Deets on his two-character role in the upcoming flick Destined inside… We told you Amber...
From: Young Black and Fabulous | By: _YBF | Tuesday, May 24, 2016
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It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go… 1. Taking two week-long vacations as a summer intern I was recently hired as an intern in a large scale company, but small scale office. Many of the employees are at a senior level, whereas about three...
From: Ask a Manager | By: Ask a Manager | Tuesday, May 24, 2016
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This week’s season finale of Saturday Night Live saw host and former cast member Fred Armisen playing a wide array of roles — from Osama Bin Laden to his recurring character Regine, but in a cut sketch he’s just a man trying to get his...
From: Entertainment Weekly | By: Derek Lawrence | Tuesday, May 24, 2016
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Pin it Planning on selling soon? I'm sure you know that kitchens and bathrooms are a great target for your makeover dollars, but they also are the most expensive places to renovate. If you have just a little cash but want to make a major impact, step...
From: Apartment Therapy | By: Taryn Williford | Tuesday, May 24, 2016
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Ballas has taken home two Mirrorball trophies since he joined DWTS in 2007
From: People | Tuesday, May 24, 2016
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Pin it Name: Rosie Acosta and Torry Pendergrass Location: Portland, Oregon Size: 2,300 square feet Years lived in: 1 year; owned Rosie and Torry found their 1946 Cape Cod style home during a very arduous search for a home to buy. Everything in Portland...
From: Apartment Therapy | By: Celeste Noche | Tuesday, May 24, 2016
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INDEPENDENCE, Ohio (AP) — Upon their return from Canada, the Cavaliers had nothing to declare at U.S. Customs. Their lead in the Eastern Conference finals had already been confiscated. Cleveland was stripped of its dominance and a 2-0 advantage during...
From: Salon.com | Tuesday, May 24, 2016
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This billionaire entrepreneur does what he wants, when he wants, both in and out of the office.
From: Fox News | Tuesday, May 24, 2016
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Says Bob Murray of Murray Energy: "I don't think it will be a thriving industry ever again."
From: Grist | By: Rebecca Leber | Tuesday, May 24, 2016
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'Dancing With the Stars' finalists Paige VanZant, Nyle DiMarco, and Ginger Zee each received a perfect score for one of their routines during the first part of the finale of the season. Judge Bruno Tonioli called it 'a night of creative and artistic...
From: Christian Science Monitor | Tuesday, May 24, 2016
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Her sharp take on "pro-life" history's unambiguous connection to violent outcomes shows how good late-night can be
From: Salon.com | By: Scott Timberg | Tuesday, May 24, 2016
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For those of us born long after the religious right had secured its chokehold on the sanity of liable Americans, the history of the movement—and its obsession with abortion in particular—can get lost in the chaotic rancor of its current proponents....
From: Double X | By: Christina Cauterucci | Tuesday, May 24, 2016
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Plus: Meet the contestants in the Fine Brothers' YouTube Red series with exclusive clip
From: Entertainment Weekly | By: Will Robinson | Tuesday, May 24, 2016
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From the moment Marla Maples first appeared on screen in this season’s premiere of Dancing With the Stars, in a fur stole and with a champagne flute dangling from one hand, she was a vision. As she floated across the stage to the opening strains of...
From: Slate | By: Laura Bennett | Tuesday, May 24, 2016
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Danielle and Adam Busby are parents to the only all-female quintuplets in the country
From: People | By: Aurelie Corinthios | Tuesday, May 24, 2016
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"I don't want to die before I sing at a baseball game," Hermina Hirsch said
From: People | Tuesday, May 24, 2016
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It's our "One Last Thing"
From: People | By: 05/24/2016 10:00AM | Tuesday, May 24, 2016
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After tackling entertainment icon Marlon Brando with last year’s documentary Listen to Me Marlon, filmmakers R.J. Cutler (The September Issue) and John Battsek (Searching for Sugar Man) have reunited for a new documentary about one of comedy’s most...
From: SlashFilm | By: Ethan Anderton | Tuesday, May 24, 2016
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When ABC News aired a story about incendiary remarks by the Rev. Jeremiah Wright, Barack Obama’s longtime pastor, during the 2008 Democratic presidential primary, the media freaked out. Many political analysts thought it was sure to set back, or even...
From: FiveThirtyEight | By: FiveThirtyEight | Tuesday, May 24, 2016
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Photo @coryrichards Climber @adrianballinger returns to the relative safety and comfort of the North Col on Everest’s North side as ChangTse rises into the building convection. Today we climbed to over 25,000 ft (7,600 m), leaving the long snow ridge...
From: National Geographic | By: Andrew Bisharat | Sunday, May 22, 2016
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