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Any discussion of Bethany Mota, 18, social media goddess and ascendant fashion icon, needs to begin with her metrics. Mota’s most popular YouTube channel has more than 4.8 million subscribers — more than Lady Gaga’s. As of this writing, upward...
From: Business Insider | By: Alex Halperin | Thursday, April 24, 2014
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When the Crawford family was recruited to help Michelle Obama grow her vegetable garden, they got a close look at the frustrations and thrills of politics....
From: The Atlantic | By: Arlo Crawford | Thursday, April 24, 2014
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Growth is great, but not if it gets away from you. Here's how to prep yourself for the long haul.Pacing is tough for any startup. Usually the problem is getting things moving quickly enough. But you can run into a different pacing problem when things...
From: Inc Magazine | By: Erik Sherman | Thursday, April 24, 2014
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Welcome to the latest edition of Looks from Books, which aims to prove that you can look smart, while still being book-smart, too. Fashion inspiration can be found between the pages of your favorite stories, on well-designed book covers, and in your...
From: College Fashion | By: Savannah - University of Washington | Wednesday, April 23, 2014
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Sequels: They aren’t just for movies anymore! Today’s Sequel Bits includes updates on CBS’ How I Met Your Mother spinoff How I Met Your Dad, Lifetime’s Flowers in the Attic sequel Petals on the Wind, and Fox’s 24 follow-up 24: Live Another...
From: SlashFilm | By: Angie Han | Thursday, April 24, 2014
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Rise and shine, pop culture fans! Rub your eyes, get to stretchin’, and pour yourself a hot cup of coffee because it’s time to start your day off right with a little OK! Wake Up Call. It’s better …...
From: OK Magazine | By: Victoria Moorhouse | Thursday, April 24, 2014
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HBO's John Oliver recognizes debt to Jon Stewart
From: NPR | Thursday, April 24, 2014
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Source: ABC Plenty of people call themselves Full House fans, but how much trivia do you know about the people and the stories behind the hit '90s show? May 23 marks 19 years since the sitcom's final episode, but several of the show's stars have been...
From: BuzzSugar | By: Laura Marie Meyers | Thursday, April 24, 2014
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"We are not the ones at war," Ibtisam told me. "It’s our governments, not us."...
From: The Atlantic | By: Ruth Ebenstein | Wednesday, April 23, 2014
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Roadside Attractions has hired Miramax and Mandalay veteran Jennifer Berman as its SVP of Acquisitions, Co-Productions and Development. Berman will head feature film acquisitions, development from scripting to final stages, and oversee production working...
From: Deadline Hollywood Daily | By: JEN YAMATO | Thursday, April 24, 2014
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Last Sunday's episode of Mad Men showed a friction in relations, primarily between father and daughter, Don and Sally Draper. It also spent much time teasing out the racial tensions of the time, such as when Peggy assumed her African-American assistant...
From: Ad Age | By: Michelle Dopp | Thursday, April 24, 2014
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I was watching the Real Housewives of Orange County the other day (obsessed) and I thought it was kind of weird that Heather knocked the newbie Shannon's home as being kind of "grandma." Because traditional and collected is so far from grandma in my...
From: Green Daily | By: Abby Larson | Thursday, April 24, 2014
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Microsoft keeps rolling out new features in Bing that it claims make it superior to, or at least more interesting, than Google's dominant search engine. They're not the sexiest applications of artificial intelligence, but they are easy, practical and...
From: GigaOm | By: Derrick Harris | Wednesday, April 23, 2014
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Industry campaign cash flows to pro-bank activists in Congress, yielding big returns.
From: Center for Public Integrity | By: Daniel Wagner | Thursday, April 24, 2014
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The Phoenix VA Health Care System is committed to delivering the highest quality care to Veterans. We have conducted robust internal reviews since these allegations surfaced and welcome the results from the Office of Inspector General's review. We take...
From: CNN | Thursday, April 24, 2014
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VH1 Announces 2014 Summer Schedule
From: VH1 | By: Elizabeth Black | Wednesday, April 23, 2014
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Mad Men's Valentine's Day massacre of Ritz Crackers
From: Vanity Fair | Wednesday, April 23, 2014
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The office has long been seen as a symbol of boredom: It's a killer of spirits, a destroyer of spontaneity. But reviewer Rosecrans Baldwin says a new book brings out its entertaining side.
From: NPR | Thursday, April 24, 2014
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Australia, New York, Nashville—tonight’s TV lineup literally is all over the place. Here’s what we suggest you tune into tonight and why: OK! News: Our Thoughts on Tori Spelling’s Crazy New Reality Show OMG with Ryan Seacrest. 8pm on …...
From: OK Magazine | By: Haley Longman | Wednesday, April 23, 2014
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You know that feeling you get when you see the day’s mail is just a collection of junk — circulars, promotional postcards and credit card offers? One mailman felt that same frustration, only it just made him want to not have to deliver all that stuff...
From: Consumerist | By: Mary Beth Quirk | Wednesday, April 23, 2014
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Yesterday, the DOJ announced changes to the clemency process. Philip Bump lists the new criteria inmates must meet: • Be federal inmates who would have received a substantially lower sentence if convicted of the same offense today, • Be non-violent...
From: The Atlantic | By: Andrew Sullivan | Thursday, April 24, 2014
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Read below the latest…but certainly not the only.  Washington DC is an extraordinary city — you can do all sorts of misconduct, unethical conduct and there are simply no consequences.  Politicians, through shabby work and no oversight, allow billions...
From: Fox News | By: Greta Van Susteren | Thursday, April 24, 2014
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In Sex Tape, Cameron Diaz and Jason Segel play a couple desperately trying to keep their racy video from being seen by anyone. But Sony, of course, wants just the opposite for the film itself. So the studio has put out a new Sex Tape green-band trailer,...
From: SlashFilm | By: Angie Han | Thursday, April 24, 2014
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By James Kwak Technology-land is abuzz these days about net neutrality: the idea, supported by President Obama, (until recently) the Federal Communications Commission, and most of the technology industry, that all traffic should be able to travel across...
From: The Baseline Scenario | By: James Kwak | Thursday, April 24, 2014
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Dancing with the Stars has really outdone themselves this season creating the perfect partner match-ups. From James Maslow and Peta Murgatroyd’s undeniable chemistry to the way Maks Chmerkovskiy and Meryl Davis balance each other, everyone seems paired...
From: OK Magazine | By: Kelly Bryant | Thursday, April 24, 2014
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Before we knew there was going to be an Avengers movie, we knew Edgar Wright wanted to make Ant-Man. Wright was on stage at San Diego Comic-Con in 2006 when Kevin Feige first teased the collective Marvel Cinematic Universe. Since then, Marvel has produced...
From: SlashFilm | By: Germain Lussier | Thursday, April 24, 2014
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A round-up of venture-capital news and analysis from VentureWire and around the Web.
From: Wall Street Journal | By: Zoran Basich | Wednesday, April 23, 2014
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From Alfa Romeo's highly-anticipated re-introduction into the US market to new offerings from Aston Martin, BMW and Mazda's record-selling Miata, to sheer muscle power from Ford, Dodge and Chevrolet, this year's New York International Auto Show, while...
From: Wallpaper Magazine | Thursday, April 24, 2014
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Take Your Child to Work Day gives a sense of what parents' jobs are like, but Google knows that kids can't always afford go to the office. Accordingly, the company is bringing the office to the kids through its first-ever Take Your Classroom to Work......
From: Engadget | By: Jon Fingas | Thursday, April 24, 2014
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The creator of “Mad Men” cites the impact of John Cheever’s fiction on the show: “Cheever has a voice filled with irony and comedy and pain that, on some level, I’m always seeking to emulate.”...
From: New York Times | Thursday, April 24, 2014
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Premieres, finales, and two 90′s stars on Watch What Happens Live? Trust us when we tell you that tonight’s TV lineup is not one to miss…  PHOTOS: The Most Epic Vacations We’ve Ever Seen on TV Parks and Recreation.…...
From: OK Magazine | By: Haley Longman | Thursday, April 24, 2014
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In case you haven't heard, Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy went off about "the Negro" in an interview with the New York Times, forcing some of his conservative defenders to condemn the comments....
From: Mediaite | By: Andrew Kirell | Thursday, April 24, 2014
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Currently, the Blue Jays have a three man bench with the flexibility of a 90-year-old woman the day after climbing Mount Everest. Moises Sierra broke camp with the team this year in large part due to his lack of options and lack of much competition from...
From: Blue Bird Banter | By: jays182 | Thursday, April 24, 2014
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The early days of Khloe Kardashian’s 40-pound weight loss were not happy ones. When her marriage to former NBA star Lamar Odom, 34, began to unravel, the 29-year-old reality star “got so stressed she totally lost her ability to …...
From: OK Magazine | By: okstaff | Tuesday, April 22, 2014
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Two-time Oscar winner Jodie Foster has married her girlfriend Alexandra Hedison, a spokeswoman for the veteran U.S. actress told AFP on Wednesday. Foster, who made a speech at last year’s Golden Globes widely seen as her official coming-out, tied the...
From: The Raw Story | By: Agence France-Presse | Wednesday, April 23, 2014
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Advice usually aimed at women will also work for men.
From: Harvard Business School Publishing | By: Whitney Johnson | Thursday, April 24, 2014
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Better not to take the Stewart bait sometimes: The Daily Show Get More: Daily Show Full Episodes,The Daily Show on Facebook,Daily Show Video Archive...
From: The Atlantic | By: Andrew Sullivan | Thursday, April 24, 2014
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American Idol recap: Sam Woolf and Jena Irene continue to improve and impress. But Caleb Johnson also had a big moment in Wednesday night's American Idol performance....
From: Christian Science Monitor | Thursday, April 24, 2014
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Now that Bundy has been quoted wondering whether "negros" would be "better off as slaves," Glenn Beck appeared to feel somewhat vindicated on his radio program Thursday morning. If he really believes all of the things he reportedly said about slaves,...
From: Mediaite | By: Matt Wilstein | Thursday, April 24, 2014
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"Jon, I'm really going to miss me," he said, while in character...
From: Salon.com | Thursday, April 24, 2014
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What corporate buzzwords reveal about the history of work...
From: The Atlantic | By: Emma Green | Thursday, April 24, 2014
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The actress takes an off-camera role as the narrator of How I Met Your Dad
From: People | By: Tim Nudd | Thursday, April 24, 2014
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One of the best weather apps for iOS is now the best and most socially-engaged, bar none.
From: Time | By: Matt Peckham | Thursday, April 24, 2014
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Filed under: Company News, Apple, McDonald's, Amazon.com, Wall Street Watch Paul Sakuma/AP From a cereal giant infuriating its fans to the leading online retailer boosting the pedigree of its catalog, here's a rundown of the week's smartest moves and...
From: Daily Finance | By: Rick Aristotle Munarriz | Thursday, April 24, 2014
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"The Daily Show" doubles down on Hannity after the Fox News anchor called him a "hack comedian"...
From: Salon.com | Thursday, April 24, 2014
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Stephen Colbert stopped by Jon Stewart’s show Wednesday to tell the Daily Show host what we already knew: He’s leaving The Colbert Report. Why? Because...
From: Entertainment Weekly | By: Ariana Bacle | Thursday, April 24, 2014
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After flying under the radar, Trish starts to show her true colors
From: People | By: Stephen Fishbach | Thursday, April 24, 2014
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Paris Hilton, Lindsay Lohan, Jessica Simpson and more of the celebrities and reality stars that catapulted to superstar status in the early 2000s.
From: Best Week Ever | By: Emily Exton | Thursday, April 24, 2014
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Meg Ryan has joined the cast of CBS' comedy pilot How I Met Your Dad, TVGuide. com has confirmed.
From: Fox News | Thursday, April 24, 2014
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Each week, host Jeff Probst will answer a few questions about the latest episode of ‘Survivor: Cagayan.’ ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY: Tony has...
From: Entertainment Weekly | By: Marc Snetiker | Thursday, April 24, 2014
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